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Brits make their mark at Italian Open in Palermo

Five silver medals make their way back to the UK after a very successful Italian Open held in Palermo, Sicily, last weekend. Strong performances by the UK team, ensured appearances in both the A & B Mens Doubles finals, whilst GB’s number one ranked player, Luke Thomson, also made it to the A final. Thomson, now ranked third in Europe …

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Massive Success for London Players at UK Open

Another huge UK Open was held last weekend, with 80 players from all over Europe descending on Westway Sports Centre, London for the continent’s biggest wallball event. This was followed by a massive junior event with over 250 kids taking part in juvenile competitions. Wallball is growing fast! Strong performances from local players was capped off by Luke Stradwick taking …

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We’re shortlisted for Sports Unite Award!

We’re thrilled to reveal that we’ve been shortlisted for the @LondonSport Sports Unite Awards 2019! Supported by @MayorofLondon The winners will be announced at the #LondonSportAwards ceremony at @TwickenhamStad on March 14. I couldn’t be prouder of our amazing team who have worked so hard over the past few years. It is a wonderful achievement just to be shortlisted and …

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UK OPEN 2019: CLOSING DATE APPROACHING

There are only a few day left to enter the UK 1-Wall Open 2019. Get your entries in soon before space runs out! This year, as ever, we have  a top class field travelling from all over Europe to compete, including: Conor McElduff, World ChampionLuke Thomson, No.1 Player for GBRMar Giminez, No. 1 European Ladies PlayerSebastien Potiez, No. 1 European …

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UK Wallball Sweeps Doubles Titles at Dutch Open

The 2019 Tiedema Dutch Open was a massive success for UK Wallballers, who claimed four gold medals, whilst sweeping the Men’s Doubles Events last weekend. A tough international field was brushed aside, as Dan Grant and Luke Thomson won their second Open title of the season. In the B doubles, Luke Stradwick and Colm Grace went unbeaten throughout the day, …

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Training Continues at Westway Sports Centre

1-Wall training is now back in full flow after the Christmas break at Westway Sports Centre. Our excellent facilities are located at: Westway Sports & Fitness Centre, 1 Crowthorne Rd, London W10 6RP Beginner sessions take place every Tuesday at 8pm, and Head Trainer Freddie Rowe will put you through your paces. Keep an eye out for other club’s sessions throughout the year. …

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Mike English Makes His Mark at the Belgian Open

Mike English may only be playing the sport of wallball for two years, but at the 8th annual Belgian Open last weekend, he appeared, to many, like a seasoned pro. English, playing in his first tournament outside of London, left his mark by taking home three medals, including a gold in the Over 40s Singles event.Having lost his first game …

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Bronze for GB at European Championships

As the dust settles on another fantastic European Championships, Team GB can reflect on another successful campaign and maintain their status as one of the superpowers of this sport. Two bronze medals made their way cross-channel on Sunday evening at the finish of the CIJB (Confederation Internationale de Jeu de Balle) championships. Franeker, in The Netherlands, hosted a wonderful tournament …

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Saw us on BBC? Get Started with Wallball – NOW!

We’ve launched a brand new campaign to help grow and develop Wallball. You can find out all about wallball right here! We’ll get you started in no time! Just get in touch, drop us a tweet or connect on Instagram! And if you didn’t see the clip, here it is!

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Massive Success at the UK Open

Over 500 people turned out to the 2018 UK Wallball Open to attend a 4 day international festival to celebrate the sport of Wallball and everything we’ve been doing this year. The festival took place on 16th to 19th February on our new courts at the Westway Sports Centre. Key stats: Over 500 people playing over 4 days 51:49 gender …

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