UK Racketlon
Written by James Pope

DISCLAIMER: This report is brought to you by an ecstatic, giddy and probably slightly insufferable Nottingham captain (a.k.a Jon Spinks) - my first draft simply said ‘NOTTS, NOTTS, NOTTS!’ Hopefully it’s now a little more balanced, but you’ll probably not hear the end of this until I get our trophy...

Written by James Pope

The Staffordshire Open kicked off the 2019 Weekend Festival of Racketlon in some style as Ray Jordan claimed his first title in nearly two years while Susie Dilloway claimed a maiden Women’s A title, a pair of results that reflected almost déjà vu from the Northumberland Open the previous weekend...

Written by James Pope

Imagine, if you will, the scene.  You are lazing at home after a busy day at work, when “ping”, the Facebook notification that “Racketlon is Live”.  Your heart beats faster, as you flick open your phone and log into the app.  You are greeted by the sight of Dave Ridout, Johnny Bispham, Alex Du...

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It was an excellent 2019 FIR World Doubles Championships as Great Britain came second in the (unofficial*) medal table, with six British players becoming World Champions across 4 categories including two players “doubling up” to add a doubles title to their singles title from Zurich.  However, the...

Written by James Pope

Strawberries & cream, warm sunshine and the ping of a sweetly struck forehand tennis shot, are images all associated with the British summer and of course Wimbledon.  However, for all Racketlon players in the UK, these things are all possible at The Northern Club in Manchester which will once...

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UK Racketlon today announces a change to our selection committee.  After a number of years of service, Barbara Capper is stepping down from her role on the GB Teams selection committee.  UK Racketlon would like to take this opportunity to thank Barbara for her dedication to this role. Even when...

Written by James Pope

This weekend saw the inaugural Cotswolds Open held at Cleeve School, at the foothills of the Cotswolds just outside Cheltenham. Featuring plenty of upsets, big wins, gumi arms and fun the day was a roaring success in its first outing, and hopefully we will be back once more in 2020.  All the...

Written by James Pope

I’m afraid we received the very sad news from Scotland recently that Shawn Doney, a much loved member of the Great Britain Racketlon community, died very suddenly last week.

First and foremost, Shawn was a fantastic, kind and hugely encouraging guy who I had the pleasure of spending some great...

Written by James Pope

Here at UK Racketlon we’ve got another tournament for you to sink your teeth into, with the annual Easter Racketlon event that is the Essex Open returning on Easter Monday 22nd April. Please note, the event starts at 12 noon! Once again this will be run by Racketlon legend Dave Lazarus, with the...