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Belgian success at UK Open Doubles

This year’s UK Open doubles saw players from Ireland and Belgium travel to the Westway for one of Europe’s premier 1-wall handball events. The men’s open grade was fiercely contested through the group stages – Belgium’s Bastien van Nuffelen & Phillipe de Mil qualified through to the semis along with England’s Peter Cohen & Gareth Price, Adrian Lee & Peter …

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English players take UK Open Honours

With players from as far afield as Wales, Ireland and Belgium joining the English handballers, there was a real international flavour to the 31 players in this year’s UK Open Handball Championships. In the end, though, it was home-grown players who picked up the day’s top trophies. There were separate competitions for men and women, with the men’s split into …

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Breakfast handball club for kids

Last term, schools across West London had handball delivered in PE classes, reaching over 400 children. This term, the programme is set to not only expand in terms of numbers and geography, but also in when handball is available. Demand from last term’s kids has led to one school setting up a breakfast handball club twice a week, where kids …

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Fives Federation Newsletter 2006

You can read the 2006 Chairman’s (James Toop) report below, and you can download the full newsletter here: Inner City Fives Association Following last summer’s successful launch of 1-Wall Fives in Croydon, the ICFA is running its first pilot project in the borough this year in co-ordination with the Croydon School Sports Partnership. The project will give all primary and secondary schools the opportunity to play Fives and take …

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