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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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Spanish Open Report

Daniel Grant and Luke Stradwick travelled to Massamagrell for the inaugural Spanish Open on October 10 & 11. Although they played in the tournament, they also got chased through the streets by bulls and enjoyed paella on the beach. This was the first Spanish Open for the European Wallball ProTour and the first event sponsored by Edtl. William Polanco was …

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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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Have you played wallball? Ady Lee explains all…

In March of this year, ex-GB wallball captain Ady Lee (now living in Hong Kong) was invited to attend the WPP Stream Asia conference held in Phuket, Thailand.  Stream represents a series of global conferences hosted by Sir Martin Sorrell (CEO of WPP) and Israeli investor Yossi Vardi and brings together some of the top brands together with media and …

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Italian Open Report

Nizza Monferrato, a small, picturesque, wine producing town in North-Eastern Italy was once again host for the Italian Open. Three members of the UK Wallball squad managed to avoid strikes by Italian airport staff to make their way to Italy for the tournament. Sadly other competitors were not so lucky; with 12 Irish players having their flight cancelled at the …

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Briedenhann launches Frontball school in South Africa

On the 24th March Kathleen Briedenhann travelled to South Africa with the Frontball Development team to launch the second Frontball school on the African continent. Frontball is a similar sport to wallball but uses a hard ball instead of a rubber one. UK Wallball is developing strong links with Frontball in terms of sport outreach and accessibility. After the success …

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UK Open 2015 – Euro ProTour Begins!

The UK Open 2015 was once again hosted at Merchant Taylors’ School in Northwood, London, which saw over 80 competitors from 7 countries travel to the UK to compete for this year’s titles. Over 20 hours of play across the weekend took place, with 226 games completed and new champions emerging in both the Men’s and Women’s fields. The tournament …

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Our Promo Video makes a big impact….in Nepal!

Yep, you didn’t read that wrong. Our promo video, which was designed to help launch the sport in schools in the UK has had an effect more far reaching than we ever could have hoped. Jon Roland , from Tulsa, Oklahoma, stumbled across our video on the OneWall Dallas Facebook Page. He’s been using it to promote the sport in …

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Doubles Dutch! More Success for GBR at the Dutch Open 2014

On the 8-9th November a sprightly group 11 UK Wallballers headed to the picturesque town of Franeker for the Dutch Open. Following on from Thomson’s triumph at last weekend’s Belgian Open the group felt inspired and when the matches started they really delivered, making this the most successful Open from British players to date. Details below, but in a nutshell …

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