Home / Top Story (page 5)

Top Story

Wallball “Favourite Sport” at Newham SportInspired Games

On one sunny day on the 11th May, 181 pupils (that’s right, 181!!) from 4 local primary schools took part in the SportInspired Newham Games – a truly inspiring event that brought the whole community together. The day saw each player try their hand at 5 different sports with support from top coaches, volunteers and Young Leaders. The venue – …

Read More »

Join our Team!

UK Wallball are looking for 2 talented and experienced people to join our team. We’re looking for heads of Media & Communications and Fundraising & Sponsorship. With big developments this year these are perfect roles to get serious experience in the UK Sports Sector. You’ll also be able to make tangible differences and see your work take effect across the UK and …

Read More »

Tristao Triumphs at UK Open

British Success at Last! It was Valentine’s weekend in 2016 and Daniel Tristao gave all his time to his one true love – smacking balls. This year he did it spectacularly and having shown immense promise over the past 6 months – both winning the B Singles at the World Championships and more recently narrowly losing in the final of …

Read More »

First UK Nationals Huge Success

With over 70 novice competitors, including 15 school girls aged 10-13, this year’s inaugural Wallball UK Nationals was a resounding success. Top Results Over the weekend of 21-22nd November almost one hundred men & women, boys & girls – many of them novices, took to the wallball courts at Westway for our first ever Nationals. The emphasis of the weekend …

Read More »

Job Opportunity – Sports Development & Coach

The John Lyon’s Charity awards a £105,000 grant for Wallball & Fives development at the Westway Sports Centre. UK Wallball & the Eton Fives Association (EFA) is delighted to announce that John Lyon’s Charity has made available a grant of £35,000 per year for three years, 2016-2018, to contribute towards the costs of a Wallball & Fives Manager/Coach and an Assistant …

Read More »

Silver for Stradwick in Holland

  The Dutch Open, held over the weekend of the 13/14 November, saw a return to form for several British players. First up was our silver medal star – Luke Stradwick in the Men’s B Grade, partnering Greg Calabrese from the USA. Greg is a kind man with a thunderous high five . The two have met before both in …

Read More »

Tristao blitzes Belgium

There’s only one story to really talk about from the Belgium Open this year. Daniel Tristao finding his form and pulling off the greatest result in his career to date. Dan, now a Top 16 player, proved that he earned his place by getting through the group stage in pole position. In the quarter finals he played Guillaume Dumoulin, the …

Read More »

UK Beginners & Nationals Tournament – ENTER NOW

Entry for the first UK Nationals and Beginners tournament is now live! When: 21-22 November Where: Westway Sports Centre, Latimer Road Who: Beginners and social players. The beginners is specifically for people giving it a go! Cost: £15 singles, £10 doubles Nearest Tube: Latimer Road or Shepherd’s Bush The event is for 2 days, with singles taking place on Saturday …

Read More »

British Ladies Bag the Bronze!

The Great Britain team travelled to France to compete in the European Championships in Maubeuge. Hosted by the CIJB, the tournament lasted three days and competitors took part in three events; Jeu International, Wallball and Llargues. Wallball was again the main focus for the GB squad.  Our ladies team consisted of Kathleen and Tessa who had earlier this year beaten …

Read More »

Danny, Champion of the World*. A World Champs report.

(*B Grade World…) The GB team recently returned from their adventure to the Canadian City, Calgary, writes Tessa Mills, and we’ve come back with a World Champion! Daniel Tristao – World B Singles Champion. He’s now officially an Open level player! The team travelled far across land and sea to reach their destination and joined over 700 other competitors, from …

Read More »