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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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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Highgate Win The Turnbull

21/05/18: The 2017 Turnbull Tropy unfortunately fell victim to the weather back in December. The tournament was rescheduled for yesterday at Eton and despite the inevitably much smaller entry, the competition produced an enjoyable day of Fives and a win for Highgate, with coach David Mew partnering Ivan Apukhtin to victory.

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Turnbull Trophy Falls Victim To The Weather

11/12/17: Sadly, yesterday's Turnbull Trophy at Eton had to be cancelled due to the adverse weather conditions, with many of the 30 entered pairs from 11 different schools unable to make it to the venue. 

2016 Turnbull Trophy: Five in a Row for St.Olave's

12/12/16: The Olavian pair of Seb Cooley and Tom Gallagher piled on the records in the 2016 Graham Turnbull Trophy at Eton yesterday with a fifth consecutive Olavian win, a record sixth title for Seb Cooley (although he never managed to win the tournament as a schoolboy, losing in the final in both 1996 and 1997) and a third win for Tom Gallagher, the first school player to win more than twice.

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Turnbull Trophy 2015: St.Olave's On Top

Anthony Theodossi reports:

16/11/15: On a rather windy day at Eton the 2015 Turnbull Trophy took place. By Friday evening there was a healthy entry of 18 pairs, but due to lots of last minute drop-outs we were heavily depleted to almost half the entry; the 10 pairs that did take part though made for a competitive fun day of Fives.

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Nov 2014: Toop Turns The Tables in the Turnbull

17/11/14: Fives fans have become used to the sight of Seb Cooley and James Toop taking each other on in major finals; in recent times Seb has had the edge, but yesterday at Eton saw James turn the tables in an all-Olavian Turnbull Trophy final, partnering Tom Gallagher to a narrow victory over Seb and Josh Ravi in a thrilling match.

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2013/14 Turnbull Trophy - Olave's and Shrewsbury in the Final

The 2013 Graham Turnbull Trophy took place at Eton on Sunday 17th November with 28 pairs from 8 different schools taking part. The standard was exceptionally high and the tournament produced some cracking matches.

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2012/13 Turnbull Trophy: Cooley and Self regain the Turnbull

Fives history was made on Christmas Eve at Eton as Olavian pair Seb Cooley and Chris Self became the first pair ever to regain the Turnbull Trophy. Having won the cup in 2010/11 but missed out last season they scored a comfortable straight games win against Berkhamsted pair Doug Foster and 2011/12 winner Ali Leighton.

S.Cooley & C.Self (St.Olave's) beat D.Foster & A.Leighton (Berkhamsted) 3-0 (12-7, 12-4, 12-6)

2012/13 Turnbull Trophy: Olave's and Berkhamsted into the Final

Dominique Redmond reports:

Last Sunday 20 pairs from St Olave's Grammar School, Wolverhampton GS, Berkhamsted, Emanuel School, City of London School, King Edward's School and Westminster School took part in the prestigous Graham Turnbull Trophy. This competition is where school pupils partner up with either players from their Old Boys club or their School Fives coach, and compete against other similar pairs.

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