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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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Gravesham Host to Great New Courts

Over the last four weekends, UK Wallball’s newest courts have played host to four introductory Wallball taster sessions delivered by a range of GB internationals. The sessions took place at Cygnets Leisure Centre in Gravesend and introduced more than 50 people to the sport, with attendees ranging from ages 6 to 64. The courts were set up with the help …

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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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Grant on A-grade form at Aussie Open

Our friend in Australia, Bob Winter, writes the following [edited] report. The best of Australian wallball was played in Sydney over Easter weekend, when the Australian 3-Wall Championships were held at the Heffron Park Courts.  It was another successful carnival. Friends met. There were battles. Actually there were great battles. There were rivalries, disappointments, victories and excellence. There were balls …

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Tristao Thumps Italian Open

Medals all round for Team GB A group of 6 Team GB players descended on the quaint little town of Nizza Monferratto over the Easter Bank holiday weekend to compete in the first Italian Open tournament. The weekend got off to a usual Team GB tournament start, with Luke “Tekkers” Thomson realising he had booked the wrong flight, then tried …

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UCL Volunteers Qualify as Coaches

Last night 9 UCL Volunteers took the ‘Introduction to Coaching’ course. They enthusiastically took to the courts at Westway, learnt the ropes and had a tremendous game or two. To close proceedings they refereed the final and third place playoff of the internal Westway Club Championship. The volunteers from University College London – and many who are members of the …

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New Wallball Club @ Merchant Taylors’

Wednesday Nights 17:30 – 19:30 @ MTS Sports Hall Following the success of the 2014 UK Wallball Open, a new wallball club has opened up in Northwood. Merchant Taylors’ School has been host to the last 3 UK Opens and now, thanks to Gareth Price, has a club night. Whether you’re a first time player or a seasoned veteran and …

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The WPH 2014 UK Open – Report

On February 1-2 the largest European wallball tournament, outside of the World Championships, took place at Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood. A whopping 110 players – 55 of them juniors, battled it out over two hard fought days. Between them the players accrued over 20 hours of court time and played a staggering 234 matches. In the end we saw a …

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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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