This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn more

Eton wall game

x

Eton Fives

New to Eton Fives? Want to know what it's all about? Take a look at this short film and find out why we think it's just about the best game in the world. For more information, visit

Eton Wall Game

For Chariots of Fire click on
x

Eton Field Game

What is Eton Fives?

In a time when sport is often all about money and big business, it is good to find a game which has barely changed since its creation, nearly two centuries ago.

The rules of fives are similar to squash apart from when the ball hits the buttress. If you fail to hit the ball above the ledge around the court, you lose the point. Like squash, you can only score when you’re serving.

Players wear padded leather gloves, since the ball is quite hard. It is only played as a doubles game - two teams of two players. It’s a game of honour and with no umpire or referee, the players must confess their own foul.
Not only is it an extremely fast game, but also one of great skill.

Unlike most other sports, it is thought left-handers have a sneaky advantage owing to the design of the court. Better still, the ambidextrous players have an advantage over both, since shots can be played with either hand.
x

Eton Manor U17's

Eton Manor U17's

ETON MANOR V CLAPTON

Match highlights of the Essex Senior League game played on Tuesday 22nd November 2011
x

Eton training 30-11-2013

Eton training

WBS 1st XV - Highlights from Reading and Eton games

October 2009

KF2009_clip_HiRes.mpg

Eton Fives Kinnaird Cup Final 2009 - High res clip of the first few points courtesy of the Eton Fives Association.

Wall Game South Attack and Wipeout 4 8 17

On this one I followed DC into the Wall area to attack and try to go for the slap stick. Getting a kill or two, then seeing the stick bascially open, I went for it but after hitting it wiped out, landing on my back in the mud. Not a super glorious way to end my part of the game, but at least I got to the objective. We won the game after my team lost then retook the stick. As a side note I try to be very accurate with the map placement of all our videos. That is, the map pointer is usually right where most of the action took place on the field. If you are not familiar with Blast Camp, you can see exactly what certain areas look like and how they play.
x

Edgemont vs. Wall: Game 1

2008 South Dakota District championship girl's volleyball game between Edgemont and Wall.

Cut return

How to return the cut in Eton fives by John Reynolds and demonstrated by Seb Cooley. Clips from national championships for the Kinnaird Cup feature Seb Cooley, Tom Dunbar, Pete Dunbar, James Toop, Matt Wiseman, George Campbell and Doug Foster.
x

Eton Fives at Westway

Eton Fives at the Westway Sports Centre, an introduction broadcast on National Television

Eton 60m starts 2nd Feb 2013

Lax wall game (segerstrom lax club)

just a short game against the wall
x

Eton Fives Summer Superleague - Katona vs WHOREFC 3

The Westway Sports Centre Summer Superleague in action.

The Field Game - as played in 2012

Saturday 3rd March 2012 sees a historic win for CHB Starlings' scratch over the 7th Field. Epic stuff as Boris' old men, keen as mustard, line up against the young whipper snappers of B & C blocks. Despite calls of sneeking that man and cornering that man from the opposition the old guard showed the youngsters how the game should be played (including the now legendary 'bully rush' to seal victory by a converted rouge...

Rugby Fives National Doubles Final 2013

Defending Champions Grant & Tristao take on Brooks & Ellison in this nailbiting final.

Only the first game was filmed.

The action took place on the 7th April and Alleyn's School, Dulwich.

THE NEW GAME- PING THE WALL

So I was sitting bored and well made up this new game :p

Eton Fives Kinnaird 2014 highlights

Selected Clips from the 2014 Kinnaird Cup final from the 'Overhead Camera' viewpoint. Thanks to Eton College for hosting the event.

Shares

x

Check Also

x

Menu