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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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European ProTour Launched

November the 8th, 2014, will go down in history as the day the European ProTour was officially formed and launched. Representatives from France, Belgium, Holland, Spain, Italy and the UK sat around a table and agreed the format which will see standardisation of rules and tournaments across the continent, as well as providing all players with the opportunity to gain ranking …

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Luke Thomson Champion of Belgium

It was a lone voyage on the Eurostar for GB’s Luke Thomson as he headed off to Lille in preparation for the Belgium open. With many of his fellow compatriots taking in the Frontball scene in Anglet, he was the sole representative for Team GB and carried with it the pressure of keeping up the Kingdom’s recent good form. After …

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Britain Bags the Bronze at World Champs

The Great Britain team returned from a glorious week in Spain, having reclaimed top spot in Europe and a bronze medal to boot. The World Team Championships were once again hosted by the CIJB in the wonderful town of Massamagrell and beautiful historic city of Valencia.  As always, the CIJB team tournament consists of 4 events, but in the UK …

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Fresh Faces in New Young Team

The 8th CIJB World Team Championships are taking place this September in Valencia. From the 1st-6th a squad of seven players will compete in 4 different sports in attempt to gain the overall World Championship Crown. This will be the 2nd World Championship we have competed in (and you may recall we won the European Championship in 2010 – played on the same …

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