Highgate Win After Tremendous Turnbull Turnout

10/12/18: A record 37 pairs, representing 10 different schools/centres, entered this year's Turnbull Trophy in association with Advanta Wealth, which was won by Jonny Ho & Ivan Apukhtin of Highgate.

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Fives Going Great Guns at Geelong

Martin Beaver reports:

05/12/18: 2018 has been a good year for Eton Fives at Geelong Grammar School.

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London 2018: Dunbar & Cooley Reign Supreme

03/12/18: The wet weather and damp courts failed to dampen spirits at a well-supported London tournament in association with Advanta Wealth at Harrow over the weekend. 53 pairs took part across two days and two tournaments with Seb Cooley & Tom Dunbar retaining their title with a sixth sucessive victory in the main competition.

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REFCA Tournament Round-Up

29/11/18: The last few weeks have seen several REFCA schools competitions taking place, featuring young players from schools from all over the country, including a welcome reappearance after a very long absence of Dover College.

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Anne, with David Guilford, at the opening of the sixteenth court at Eton

Elizabeth Anne Shortland-Jones - Nee Young (1931 - 2018)

Anne Shortland-Jones will be remembered in Fives circles as the devoted wife of the EFA's late President, Martin, whom she supported wholeheartedly in his passion for the game.

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Nearly 100 Players Take Part In The EFA Trophy Qualifiers

19/11/18: 14 teams, many of whom brought squads of 7 or 8, took part in the EFA Trophy in association with Advanta Wealth qualifying rounds at Eton yesterday, meaning well over 90 players filled all 16 courts at Eton all day, with a total of 126 games of Fives played.

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The FiveStar Project: One Year In

19/11/18: The EFA's exciting and ambitious FiveStar project has now been up and running for just over a year. CLICK HERE to find out just what's been happening and what progress has been made over the first 12 months.


A Message From Our Partners Advanta Wealth

14/11/18: We at Advanta Wealth have a longstanding personal relationship with the Eton Fives Association, it is with great pride that we have been able to strengthen this relationship further by becoming the official sponsor of the EFA. Advanta Wealth are delighted to be on this journey with you, and a game described as ‘the greatest hand ball game in the world.’

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EFA End of Season Dinner: Friday May 17th 2019

Save the date!

This year's EFA End of Season Dinner and Awards in association with Advanta Wealth will take place at the RAC (Royal Automobile Club) in Pall Mall on Friday 17th May 2019.

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Black To Black Wins For North Oxford

12/11/18: In an exciting sporting weekend, some will have gone for England v New Zealand at Twickenham as their highlight. For some it will have been the Manchester derby while a few might even have opted for the tennis at the O2 or the Brazilian grand prix. Anyone living in Wigan, St.Helens or parts of Solihull might even have chosen the Rugby League. For those who consider themselves to be the real sporting cognoscenti, however, the only game in town was the tenth anniversary Richard Black Cup at Eton, in association with Advanta Wealth.

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