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Eastbourne Ladies Handball Taster

GB Wallball captain Kerry White, along with Marianne Rees and Emmalina Thompsell, delivered a development session for the girls at Eastbourne College, who have already put wallball walls up on the side of their gym and have been training hard for the upcoming tournaments this year. This move continues wallball’s rapid spread out of inner-city London, and with the Eastbourne College courts …

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Surrey Wallball Tasters at Brooklands College

Over 50 students aged 16-19 took part in a series of 1-wall wallball taster sessions at Brooklands College, Weybridge, and there was some serious talent on show. After an introductory period involving basic right and left handed shot drills, and the serve, students were thrown in at the deep end with a series of timed doubles matches – some of …

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Grand Opening for Centre for Wallball Excellence

Th UK Wallball centre of excellence was officially opened at Merchant Taylors School (MTS), Northwood, to a large audience of sports professionals, teachers and media from the Hertfordshire region. Over 100 kids played wallball through the day, coached by MTS Alumni and UK Wallball squad members Dan Grant and Gareth Price, on the 4 indoor, championship spec courts. Many of these kids …

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National TV feature on UK Wallball

 In case you missed it, UK Wallball was on BBC Breakfast with Mike Bushell on Saturday 15th January, at St. Paul’s Academy in Greenwich. Check out the video here. If you’d like to find out more about setting handball up in your school, please do browse around our website, or for any queries, or to order equipment, contact us and …

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Handball Centre of Excellence – Grand Opening

The England Team will be officially opening the UK Handball Centre of Excellence at Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood, on Monday 7th February. The school has joined forces with England Handball to build four international standard courts, which will be christened with an exhibition match by the current European Champs.

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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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