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UK OPEN 2019: CLOSING DATE APPROACHING

There are only a few day left to enter the UK 1-Wall Open 2019. Get your entries in soon before space runs out! This year, as ever, we have  a top class field travelling from all over Europe to compete, including: Conor McElduff, World ChampionLuke Thomson, No.1 Player for GBRMar Giminez, No. 1 European Ladies PlayerSebastien Potiez, No. 1 European …

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UK Wallball Sweeps Doubles Titles at Dutch Open

The 2019 Tiedema Dutch Open was a massive success for UK Wallballers, who claimed four gold medals, whilst sweeping the Men’s Doubles Events last weekend. A tough international field was brushed aside, as Dan Grant and Luke Thomson won their second Open title of the season. In the B doubles, Luke Stradwick and Colm Grace went unbeaten throughout the day, …

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Mike English Makes His Mark at the Belgian Open

Mike English may only be playing the sport of wallball for two years, but at the 8th annual Belgian Open last weekend, he appeared, to many, like a seasoned pro. English, playing in his first tournament outside of London, left his mark by taking home three medals, including a gold in the Over 40s Singles event.Having lost his first game …

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UK Open is Back! ENTER NOW!

The UK Open is back and this year it’ll be bigger than ever. Over the weekend of 17-18th Feb we’ll be hosting a massive tournament at a brand new venue with 6 courts at the Westway Sports Centre, Latimer Road. The Open forms part of a larger festival that sees us showcase some of the amazing work we’ve been doing …

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World Team Champs – Colombia Report

Team GBR are back from a wonderful and inspiring week in Pasto, Colombia, where we competed in the CIJB  World Team Championships. We may not have won a trophy this time, but we’ve plenty to be proud of, had some phenomenal experiences and left with memories and friends for life. Like all CIJB tournaments there are 4 events to play …

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European Tour Round Up

We’ve got three European  Tour events to report on. Spanish Open Thomson, Grant, Stradwick, Rowe, Denman and Maddy Raynor all travelled to Valencia for the 3rd Spanish Open. Another wonderful event hosted by Tavernes Blanques. Thomson: Runner-up men’s singles to Conor Mcelduff Grant & Thomson: Runner-up in men’s doubles to Mcelduff & Van Der Schoot Raynor: Semi-finals women’s beginners Belgium …

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Upcoming Tours

There’s some amazing trips coming up and there’s loads of opportunities to get involved. The European Tour Events are suitable for all players – even beginners and the World Championships next year are an absolute must! For the European Tour we’ve arranged limited accommodation which will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. 2017 Spanish Open – Sep …

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Dutch Open madness

A great weekend was had by everyone at the Dutch Open. Sadly this year our players couldn’t match their successes of old – the Dutch Open has traditionally been a goldmine of success, but alas not this year. It was Daniel Grant in the mens competition who got the furthest by reaching the quarters and then again in the doubles …

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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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