"Some Reflections on the Game of Eton Fives" by Jack Peterson

Jack Peterson is one of the legendary names in the history of Eton Fives. He was captain of Fives at Shrewsbury and Oxford, a Master at Eton then Headmaster at Shrewsbury, three times a Kinnaird Cup winner and Chairman of the EFA immediately after the Second World War. He produced a booklet called "Some Reflections on the Game of Eton Fives" and Old Salopian and member of the Marlborough Fives Club Peter Westwood has transcribed the booklet into electronic form from the copy in Shrewsbury School Library:

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March 2011: Fives in the Wall Street Journal

There is a terrific article about Fives and 1-Wall Handball in today's Wall Street Journal. Click here to read it!
March 2010: Fives in the Telegraph

Click here to check out this article by Old Westminster Harry de Quetteville, which appeared recently in the Daily Telegraph

Peter May in the 1951 Cambridge Eton Fives team

Peter May – A Sporting Legend

This tribute first appeared in the 2010 Fives Federation Annual Review

Although Peter May's fame in the 1950s was as a great Captain of England cricket and a world-class batsman, he declared that Eton Fives was the game he loved the most.

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Now you can play Fives without going to Eton

Article from The Kensington & Chelsea Chronicle 11th February 2010

Traditionally the preserve of public school players, Eton fives is attempting to reach out to the wider community. ED SAUNT visited the only public courts in Britain at the Westway Sports Centre to get to grips with his 'blackguards', 'buttresses' and 'pepper-pots'.

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Eton game spreads to inner cities

CLICK HERE to read this Reuters article which appeared in November 2009

This is a Tale of a Wife of Fives...

This article was first published in the Eton Fives Association Annual Review 2009/10

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Fives – the Olympic Dream?

This article was first published in the 2009 Fives Federation Annual Review

Giles Coren lays out his vision of Fives in 2012…

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The genius of Kenneth Gandar-Dower

This article was first published in the 2009 Fives Federation Annual Review

Gordon Stringer looks into the career of James Toop’s twentieth century predecessor as master of both codes of Fives.

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Fives at KEHS

This article first appeared in the Birmingham Mail in February 2009

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