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Daniel Grant Carries Olympic Torch

UK Wallball President and Team GB international, Daniel Grant, has carried the Olympic Torch in recognition of his work towards the development of Wallball. Dan carried the torch on Sunday 22nd July through the London Borough of Redbridge. After the event he said: “Wow. That was just phenomenally brilliant! One of the best days of my life. I’m full of …

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1-Wall Makes Big Impression at the Oval StreetGames Dinner

On the 24th May several members of the England Team demonstrated 1-Wall to over 300 guests at the StreetGames ‘Not the Black Tie Dinner’.  Over the course of the night at least one guest from each table went head-to-head with one of the England Team to see how many points they could score in a quick first to 5 match. …

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Eastbourne Ladies Handball Taster

GB Wallball captain Kerry White, along with Marianne Rees and Emmalina Thompsell, delivered a development session for the girls at Eastbourne College, who have already put wallball walls up on the side of their gym and have been training hard for the upcoming tournaments this year. This move continues wallball’s rapid spread out of inner-city London, and with the Eastbourne College courts …

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Surrey Wallball Tasters at Brooklands College

Over 50 students aged 16-19 took part in a series of 1-wall wallball taster sessions at Brooklands College, Weybridge, and there was some serious talent on show. After an introductory period involving basic right and left handed shot drills, and the serve, students were thrown in at the deep end with a series of timed doubles matches – some of …

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Grand Opening for Centre for Wallball Excellence

Th UK Wallball centre of excellence was officially opened at Merchant Taylors School (MTS), Northwood, to a large audience of sports professionals, teachers and media from the Hertfordshire region. Over 100 kids played wallball through the day, coached by MTS Alumni and UK Wallball squad members Dan Grant and Gareth Price, on the 4 indoor, championship spec courts. Many of these kids …

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