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Having a Blast in Belgium

This weekend was the 6th Belgium Open and what fun it was. A team of 4 Brits went over this year – top players Grant & Tristao and development players Ollie Arnold and Louise Mathias. Although not our most successful tournament to date, we can’t help but praise the wonderful organisation from Seb, Guillaume and Geert. Smooth running and a …

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Grant Victorious in Valencia

Dan Grant has won the 2016 Spanish Open! The no.2 ranked European player stormed through the group stages in a return to previous form. Things weren’t so easy in the quarter finals however, and he narrowly scraped past Paudi Quish from Ireland, one of the top up and coming 1-wall players. Paudi was on form and it was nip-and-tuck until …

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Upcoming Tournaments – get involved!

Need a wallball fix? Look no further. Here’s all the action for the next few months. Remember, all wallball tournaments cater for beginners, so regardless of if you’re new to the sport or a weathered veteran, you’re sure to have an awesome time at any of these events! We can speak from experience when we say all events are fun …

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Tristao Triumphs at UK Open

British Success at Last! It was Valentine’s weekend in 2016 and Daniel Tristao gave all his time to his one true love – smacking balls. This year he did it spectacularly and having shown immense promise over the past 6 months – both winning the B Singles at the World Championships and more recently narrowly losing in the final of …

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First UK Nationals Huge Success

With over 70 novice competitors, including 15 school girls aged 10-13, this year’s inaugural Wallball UK Nationals was a resounding success. Top Results Over the weekend of 21-22nd November almost one hundred men & women, boys & girls – many of them novices, took to the wallball courts at Westway for our first ever Nationals. The emphasis of the weekend …

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Silver for Stradwick in Holland

  The Dutch Open, held over the weekend of the 13/14 November, saw a return to form for several British players. First up was our silver medal star – Luke Stradwick in the Men’s B Grade, partnering Greg Calabrese from the USA. Greg is a kind man with a thunderous high five . The two have met before both in …

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Tristao blitzes Belgium

There’s only one story to really talk about from the Belgium Open this year. Daniel Tristao finding his form and pulling off the greatest result in his career to date. Dan, now a Top 16 player, proved that he earned his place by getting through the group stage in pole position. In the quarter finals he played Guillaume Dumoulin, the …

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UK Beginners & Nationals Tournament – ENTER NOW

Entry for the first UK Nationals and Beginners tournament is now live! When: 21-22 November Where: Westway Sports Centre, Latimer Road Who: Beginners and social players. The beginners is specifically for people giving it a go! Cost: £15 singles, £10 doubles Nearest Tube: Latimer Road or Shepherd’s Bush The event is for 2 days, with singles taking place on Saturday …

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British Ladies Bag the Bronze!

The Great Britain team travelled to France to compete in the European Championships in Maubeuge. Hosted by the CIJB, the tournament lasted three days and competitors took part in three events; Jeu International, Wallball and Llargues. Wallball was again the main focus for the GB squad.  Our ladies team consisted of Kathleen and Tessa who had earlier this year beaten …

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Danny, Champion of the World*. A World Champs report.

(*B Grade World…) The GB team recently returned from their adventure to the Canadian City, Calgary, writes Tessa Mills, and we’ve come back with a World Champion! Daniel Tristao – World B Singles Champion. He’s now officially an Open level player! The team travelled far across land and sea to reach their destination and joined over 700 other competitors, from …

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