UK Racketlon
Written by James Pope

King of Rackets is THE tournament on the FIR World Racketlon Tour, and one I am excited to be ticking off my played list.  Famous moments, infamous moments and Jake Tetley forcing a player to retire rather than play more tennis with him.  The event based in Oudenaarde in Belgium is also the venue...

Written by James Pope

Roy Hodgson, Chris Coleman, Michael O’Neil, Duncan Stahl, Dan Busby, Ray Jordan and Richard Middleton, men all tasked with making big selection calls this summer.  However, unlike the first three, Duncan, Dan, Ray & Richard have the far harder job of selecting squads who will head to the...

Written by James Pope

2015 British National Champions Duncan Stahl and Hannah Boden will return to the Surrey Sports Park this weekend to try and defend their national titles, but they face a fierce fight from across the UK Racketlon community.  94 players (127 entries) will contest the various categories, or as we...

Written by James Pope

Duncan Stahl and Lauren Whiteman claimed their first English Open titles after a buzzing weekend of Racketlon at the Redbridge Sports Centre.  150 entries contested 20 events with singles victories also for Rakesh Gupta (Men’s B), Jo Bennett (Ladies B), Kiran Turner (Men’s D), Jason Granville...

Written by James Pope

101 players will help welcome the English Open back to the Racketlon World Tour in what has been an incredible entry, bigger than a number of full world tour events.  19 events from U16s to O65s featuring 147 entries, it is certainly going to be a vibrant celebration of Racketlon, and its ever...

Written by James Pope

Essex claimed their first County Championship title with a thrilling victory over Yorkshire, triumphing by 6 points across the whole match.  Division 2 was won by Cambridge 1’s whilst Staffordshire claimed the inaugural Division 3 title as the largest 1 day team event in Racketlon history was...

Written by James Pope

Third best Dane/best FIR President, Kresten Hougaard used his bank holiday Monday productively to join Jermaine Manners and Ed Batson as the only players to win their debut UK Tour elite event.  With usual scribe James Pope spending a more traditional lazy bank holiday weekend avoiding Storm Katie...