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English players take UK Open Honours

With players from as far afield as Wales, Ireland and Belgium joining the English handballers, there was a real international flavour to the 31 players in this year’s UK Open Handball Championships. In the end, though, it was home-grown players who picked up the day’s top trophies. There were separate competitions for men and women, with the men’s split into …

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English girls return from European Junior Tournament

Two rookie pairs from England competed in the girls U19 division in Herne, Belgium, on 13/14 February 2010. Also in the division were three pairs from Holland and Italy, all of whom had previous international experience. As expected, the competition proved too strong overall in the end, however Kate Sophoclides and Margeurite Boyle went into the second day in the …

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World Championship Success for England Handball

The largest number of English players ever to compete in the World Handball Championships have ensured that the 2009 event has been the most successful event ever for the country. A total of 12 players competed – nine men and three women – and Team England had some truly impressive results: in the men’s C grade, for instance, Richard Price …

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English success at 2009 Irish Nationals

Castlebar, Ireland, 26/28th June 2009 Andy Pringle: Men’s Challenger Champion Jess Lumbard: Ladies Challenger Champion Peter Cohen: Men’s Open Plate Winner Eighteen English Fives players went to County Mayo for the Irish One-Wall Handball championships, writes Peter Cohen. Players entered a range of competitions, dependent on experience, and all matches apart from finals were timed at either 15 or 20 …

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