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Written by James Pope

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..  

Written by James Pope

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...

Written by James Pope

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...

Written by James Pope

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)...

Written by James Pope

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...

Written by James Pope

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...

Written by James Pope

Here at UK Racketlon we are always happy to share the news of Racketlon spreading far and wide and once again we are able to share another such story.  Andy Stenson, a Brit based in the USA (and previous player at events here in the UK such as the Racket Masters) is hosting an event out in...

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The 2017 European Championships will take place in Vienna, Austria on the 25th August to 3rd September.  The 2017 event will for the first time combine the singles, doubles and team events for all classes and age groups into a single 10 day festival of Racketlon action.  We will of course be...

Written by James Pope

The 2017 East Midlands Open is kicking off the UK Racketlon tour and it has already done so in some style.  It reached capacity a month before the event was to be played, before the draw was streamed live on Facebook to all those who wished to see their name be drawn out of a bowl by Sam Barker...

Written by James Pope

The first ever Champions League draft was held on Sunday 22nd January and it provided for every twist and turn imaginable.  There were eyebrow raising picks, controversy, a timed out selection and a number of players left disappointed on the side lines as they went unselected.  The result is eight...