Kinnaird Cup Final 2015: Five(s) Stars - Dunbar and Cooley do it again

T.Dunbar & S.Cooley beat M.Wiseman & J.Toop 3-1 (8-12, 12-3, 12-3, 12-10)

Mark Williams reports:

23/03/15: On a sunny, balmy afternoon at Eton a sizeable crowd gathered to witness a potentially intriguing clash between the holders, Tom Dunbar and Seb Cooley, and their closest rivals, James Toop and Matthew Wiseman. Both pairs won their semi-finals 3-0 conceding few points, and clearly established themselves as the two leading pairs in the contemporary game.

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Kinnaird Cup Semi-Finals 2015: Business as Usual

09/03/15: There were no shocks in yesterday's Kinnaird Cup semi-finals at Eton as the top seeds both won convincingly to move into the final, which will therefore be a repeat of last year's match as well as this year's London and Northern finals.

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2015 Kinnaird Cup

The 2015 Kinnaird Cup weekend saw nearly 50 pairs take part in a range of competitions, festivals and plates. 28 pairs entered the main competition, the blue riband event in the Eton Fives calendar. While this is by no means a disappointing number, it is a shame that more Fives players don't consider entering; not only is it an opportunity to take part in the sport's most prestigious competition, the format means that as well getting the chance to share a court with the top players, a whole range of matches is guaranteed across the weekend against a wide variety of pairs of all ages and abilities.

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Kinnaird Cup Final 2014: Dunbar and Cooley Pass Tough Test

T.Dunbar & S.Cooley (1) beat J.Toop & M.Wiseman (3) 3-0 (14-12, 12-4, 12-7)

Tom Dunbar and Seb Cooley continued their four year unbeaten streak yesterday, winning the Kinnaird Cup at Eton for the fourth year in succession with victory over challengers James Toop and Matthew Wiseman in a pulsating final.

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2014 Kinnaird Cup Semi-Finals: Dunbar/Cooley and Toop/Wiseman into the final

Mark Williams reports:

T.Dunbar & S.Cooley (1) beat H.Wiseman & E.Taylor (5) 3-0 (12-7, 12-6, 12-5)

J.Toop & M.Wiseman (3) beat P.Dunbar & G.Campbell (2) 3-0 (12-11, 12-4, 12-8)

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Kinnaird Cup 2014

The 2014 Kinnaird Cup Qualifying Rounds and Festivals took place in glorious sunshine at Eton over the weekend. 30 pairs took part in the main draw, with the first two rounds played on Saturday and the quarter-finals on Sunday.

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Kinnaird Cup Final 2013: Three in a row for Dunbar and Cooley

T.Dunbar & S.Cooley beat G.Campbell & P.Dunbar 3-0 (12-5, 12-7, 12-3)

Tom Dunbar and Seb Cooley continued their three year winning streak as a pair with a third successive Kinnaird Cup final win at Eton on Sunday in a very high quality final against Peter Dunbar and George Campbell.

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2013 Kinnaird Cup Semi-Finals: Dunbar vs Dunbar

After the aborted attempt at Shrewsbury at the Northern Tournament, the Fives world will finally get to see the two Dunbar brothers go head to head in the Kinnaird Cup final at Eton on April 7th after they won their respective semi-finals yesterday to set up a mouthwatering first competitive match between the pair.

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Kinnaird Cup 2013: Qualifying Rounds

The qualifying rounds of the 2013 Kinnaird Cup took place at Eton over the weekend wth 48 pairs enjoying an excellent weekend of Fives. 32 pairs took part in the main draw on the Saturday, and the field has now been whittled down to the last four, who will contest the semi-finals this coming Sunday - March 10th - at Eton at 2:30pm. The line-up for those matches sees top seeds and defending champions Tom Dunbar and Seb Cooley taking on fifth seeds Dave Mew and Richard Tyler plus a reprise of the Northern Tournament semi of a few weeks ago between former Kinnaird winners Howard Wiseman and James Toop and London Tournament champions Peter Dunbar and George Campbell.

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2012 Kinnaird Final: Cooley and Dunbar untouchable

Tom Dunbar and Seb Cooley retained the Kinnaird Cup yesterday at Eton with a convincing 3-0 win (12-5, 12-5, 12-2) over challengers Howard Wiseman and James Toop.

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