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New wallball courts over Christmas

We’ve been good this year and Santa is bringing us some walls. We’ll be running full stories on all the new courts in the new year, but here’s a rundown of projects happening over the festive period: After a few teething problems at UCL Academy, we’re on track for 5 splendid courts come the start of Easter Term. 2 outdoor …

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Daniel Tristao wins Rugby Fives Nationals

A quick story from Rugby Fives – Britain’s 4-wall game. Daniel Tristao, Team GB Wallball player, has won the singles nationals. Dan Tristao won his first National Singles title today, with a win over Will Ellison in the final, making Dan the first Old Pauline national singles champion since John East in 1969. It was a fitting culmination to a …

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Warner Goes Dutch – British Success in Netherlands

The Dutch Open is an annual event, held in the North of Holland, in Friesland, best known for its cattle, its vast area of land reclaimed from the North Sea and protected by the 20 mile Afsluitdijk Dam, and its tall people of independent spirit and language. What could be more spirited than the sight of a group of 10 United …

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Briedenhann Blasts the Belgian Open

In the early morning of November 9th, a 9 strong group of Great Britain representatives boarded the St Pancras Eurostar, ready to embark on a Belgium adventure. The team headed for the little town of Huissingnie, an hour outside Brussels, for the first tournament of the new season, the Belgium Open. After 6 hours travelling, perfect sporting preparation, the waffles …

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UK Wallball gets its Board

UK Wallball has long been made up of volunteers, but since the the transition period in 2011 we’ve lacked a board. But no more! In November 2013 six hugely keen and hard working wallball players took up a place on the UK Wallball board – to help, put in place and administer wallball projects all around the UK. The board, …

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Grant & Stradwick take on the Strip!

September 18-21st 2013, Las Vegas: Daniel Grant and Luke Stradwick hit the Strip for the World 3 Wall Championships. You could argue that the duo entered too many grades this year – 6 each, which when temperatures hit 40 degrees is tough, but tougher still when you keep winning and keep having to play in 40 degree heat! To make …

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Kentish Town Courts – Officially Opened!

The two courts, which are located at the Talacre Sports Centre, Kentish Town, were opened with a demonstration from the GBR Team.  The courts are free to use and aim to inspire a new generation of British sportsmen and women to take up Wallball.  Working with the Talacre Team and UCL Volunteers, UK Wallball hopes to raise awareness of the …

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Kentish Town Grand Opening

UK Wallball is thrilled to announce that after a year in the planning we’ll be officially launching the the Kentish Town courts on Thursday 5th September at 4pm.  Anyone is welcome! Schedule: 4:00 – 4:15 – Participants arrive 4:15 – 4:30 – Welcoming speeches 4:30 – 4:45 – GBR Team Demonstration 4:45 – 5:25 – Taster sessions with GB Team …

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World Games, Colombia – Team GB Battle Hard

At midday on Tuesday 23rd July, the enthusiastic duo of Dan Tristao and Luke Thomson met at Heathrow Airport to go to Colombia. The girls – Kathleen Briedenhann and Tessa Mills – had already set off. Little did they know the hell they would all put themselves through over the coming week. For readers who don’t know, the World Games …

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Kentish Town Courts Constructed

UK Wallball is delighted to be building not one but two free-to-access community wallball courts in Kentish Town, at the Talacre Sports Centre. The courts will be for use by anyone and we hope to run a wealth of community based projects there. But…they need to built. Cue an intrepid bunch Wallball volunteers who travelled from far and wide to …

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