UK Racketlon
Written by James Pope


Leon Griffiths emerged victorious from the Men’s A box league at the 2017 Kent Open on a glorious sunny day in Canterbury.  He was joined in the winners list by his younger brother Luke, who won the Men’s B, while Oscar Gordon-Reid (Men’s C), Jo Bennett (Men’s D) and Luke Ralph (U16s) joined in the...

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The inaugural UK Racketlon Super Series finishes this week in Cardiff at the Welsh Open.  The David Lloyd Cardiff represents one of the best venues on the UK Tour and all looks set for a great weekend of singles and doubles Racketlon action.  All the draws can be found here.  Crucially, however the...

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Luke Barnes and Hannah Boden claimed the Elite titles at the North West Open on Sunday 23rd July as Racketlon returned to Manchester and the Northern Club.  Their victories also catapulted them to the head of the UK Racketlon Men’s and Women’s Super Series standings with a single event left in...

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Recently, Lauren Whiteman organised a charity Racketlon event and here with a round up of all that happened is Lauren herself.  


Winners of the Whiteman Cup: Tom and the Geriatrics

Sunday 3rd July saw the inaugural Droitwich Charity Racketlon Team Event, hosted by Rivers Leisure (Droitwich) &amp...

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The 2017 European Racketlon Championships (25th August to 3rd September) represents a seriously ambitious effort from Racketlon Federation Austria to run the singles, doubles and teams Racketlon events for open and age group categories in the space of 10 days, across two venues in Vienna. ...

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Hannah Boden become the first Elite player to win three consecutive British Championships singles titles with victory in the final over Lauren Whiteman.  UK Racketlon’s other rising young star, Leon Griffiths claimed his first British Championships Men’s title with victory over Luke Barnes.  Hannah...

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The UK Tour reaches its premier event of the year, as we head to the University of Nottingham’s state of the art David Ross Sports Village for the 2017 British Championships.  Never before has a player won a hat-trick of consecutive British National Titles in the Men’s or Ladies A*, yet in 2017...

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The minutes from the Extraordinary General Meeting held at the English Open on Friday 5th May 2017 can be found here. If you have any questions or comments please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

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After three blistering days of intense competition, Calum Reid secured his first Racketlon title in exactly 3 years winning the Men’s A after acting as an injury replacement for Keith Lesser.  It was a thrilling story in the Ladies A, where Martina Meißl claimed her first English Open title to add...

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The English Open is one of the most historic tournaments in Racketlon and it is back in 2017 for its 14th running.  Over the years it has been won by all the greats of our sport, Eliasson, Kubanova, Lawrence, Ratzer and Reid to name just a few.  For the 2017 edition we are guaranteed a new winner...

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UK Racketlon Extraordinary General Meeting
Friday 5th May 2017
Norman Booth Indoor Centre – Approximately 19:30 (at the close of play)


Agenda


1. Words from the Chair (Ray Jordan)


2. Election of New Officers (All)


    2a) President (to be merged with the Chair) – Nominated: Ray Jordan
    2b)...

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Duncan Stahl claimed a decisive victory at the 2017 Essex Open to secure his nineteenth Racketlon title in the UK at the Redbridge Sports Centre on Good Friday. The non-tour event title went to Nick Riddle who defeated Sam Barker in the final. The Essex Open is a unique Racketlon event, run in his...

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UK Racketlon is giving notice that we will be called an Extraordinary General Meeting on Friday 5th May (the first day of the English Open).  An agenda for this meeting will be published next week.  Why are we having an EGM?  Well after 12 years as the beating heart of UK Racketlon, Keith Lesser is...

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The 2017 London Open (and first stop in the 2017 Super Series) was dominated by the Griffiths family as Leon claimed the Men’s A title and younger brother Luke took the Men’s B title.  Elsewhere Dianne Baker claimed her first UK singles title since January 2014 winning the Ladies event, Laurence...

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The GB selection committee has met to determine the criteria for selection for the 2017 European Championships to be held in Austria from 25th August to 3rd September.  The detailed event timings for this ambitious tournament which will combine singles, doubles and team events in both junior, vets...

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Middlesex struck back to claim their fourth County Championship title (out of a possible seven), with some hard fought victories in an enthralling Division 1 event.  Hertfordshire claimed the second division title while Essex 2 claimed the third division title on a glorious day* at the Gosling...

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The UK is home to fierce rivalries, between cities and regions, feuds so old that no one really remembers why they ever started, however that is irrelevant, Northants are greater than Notts, Cambridge is better than Oxford and Middlesex has more class than Essex.  This Sunday, in the gentile...