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Open Fives Night

Open Fives Night

The University of Cambridge Sports Centre is pleased to offer in conjuction with the Cambridge Eton Fives Club the chance for you to play Eton Fives.

Eton Fives is a hand-ball game, played in a three-sided court. It is only played as "doubles" (i.e. by two teams of two players), there being no official "singles" version of the game. Players wear padded leather gloves, since the ball (which is slightly large than a golf-ball and made of rubber and cork) is quite hard. It is in the same sporting "family" as other hand ball games such as Rugby Fives, Winchester Fives, American Handball, Irish Handball, and the various Basque games, Pelota Vasca. (http://www.etonfives.com/the-game/laws-of-the-game)

Find out more about Eton Fives and Rugby Fives.

 

When

Wednesday evenings from 7pm to 9pm

Who

FREE to all members

 

For questions about Open Fives Night, please contact James Powley (Head Squash and Fives Coach)