EFA FiveStar Project Open Forum

The FiveStar Project is the EFA’s exciting seven-year development programme for the game.

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First Nigerian Tour For 30 Years Is A Huge Success

17/12/19: The first Nigerian players to tour the UK for 30 years spent five days playing Fives and making friends around the country last week.

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Advanta Wealth In The Top 50 Financial Advisers

17/12/19: In 2018, EFA sponsors Advanta Wealth were named within the Top 100 Financial Advisers. Building on our successes to date, we are delighted to announce that Advanta Wealth has placed within the Top 50 Financial Advisers for 2019 as listed by FTAdviser, a publication from the Financial Times.

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Nether Say Nether Again...

Tom Griffiths reports:

16/12/19: Benjamin (15), James (13), Joshua (9) and dad Tom Griffiths (age unspecified) have invented Nether Fives, a version of Eton Fives.

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Sathiyamoorthy & Young Win A Thrilling Under 21 Final

16/12/19: Hugo Young won his fourth trophy of the season and Prajeeth Sathiyamoorthy retained his title as they teamed up to defeat Millhillians Hal Gibson-Leitao & Charles Plummer in an exciting and high quality five game final of the U21s in association with Advanta Wealth at Eton yesterday.

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Come And Play At Emanuel

Mike Till reports:

16/12/19: I am delighted to be able to announce that Emanuel School in Clapham have agreed to allow public use of the school courts for the first time in recent history.

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Graham Turnbull Trophy: Three In A Row For Highgate

09/12/19: 29 pairs from 11 different schools/centres took part in the Turnbull Trophy in association with Advanta Wealth at Eton yesterday with seven different schools represented in the quarter-finals. The trophy was retained by Highgate, as Jonny Ho & George Everitt beat Olavians Howard Wiseman & Prajeeth Sathiyamoorthy in the final.

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Full House: Charterhouse and Oxford University Promote Eton Fives

Alex Knight reports:

05/12/19: Even a late afternoon shower couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm at Charterhouse School last Wednesday (27th November), when a visiting trio from Oxford University Women’s Fives team joined pupils and staff in a wonderful event that saw all eight courts filled, mainly with female players.

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The Oldest Fives Film Footage?

John Reynolds reports:

02/12/19: This dates from 1937, and is of Fives being played at the Institut Montana in Zugerberg in Switzerland.

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Ho & Houlden Win The London

02/12/19: Jonny Ho & Riki Houlden claimed their first major title at Harrow yesterday with a stunning 3-1 (12-6, 12-8, 3-12, 15-14) win over the previously unbeaten top seeds Tom Dunbar & Seb Cooley. 

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