Chaiyaphum champions of Women’s Thai League

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It was only four weeks long, but the first ever division 1 women’s Thai League competition has been run and won – with Chaiyaphum coming out on top. The league was run as a four round series, with each round of competition taking place in one location over four days, between eight of the best teams in Thailand – Suphanburi, Ratchaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Chaiyaphum, Roi Et, Kalasin, Khon Kaen, and Chainat. The rounds were held in Ratchaburi, Suphanburi, Nakhon Pathom, and finally Roi Et … Read More

The 2nd Ratchaburi Dragonfire Cup (…and how to get schooled by a Thai League Team)

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A couple of weeks ago I got the chance to spectate and play in the 2nd Ratchaburi Dragonfire Cup, one of hundreds of regional takraw competitions that happen all over Thailand, all year round. This was the second time the Nongpho Ratchaburi Takraw Club has held the Dragonfire Cup as part of a local festival on the banks of the Mae Klong river in Ratchaburi City. For videos check out our youtube channel at youtube.com/Takrawesome and for the full photo album head on … Read More

Takraw Thailand League: Explained!

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So if you’re a sepak takraw fan you’ve probably heard about the Takraw Thailand League at some point – but unless you’re a local, it can be pretty tough to find information on it. Well I’m here to help! I’ve written a quick explanation as to how the Thai league works, the rules, the teams, and even a little bit of history – a complete introduction to the most competitive sepak takraw league in the world!   General The Takraw … Read More

2014 Thai League Teams

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The 2014 Takraw Thailand League kicks off today (15th March) with five matches across Thailand tonight. We’ll have the complete season schedule up soon, but for now we’ve put together the 2014 team listing with all ten competing teams. Each year two new teams replace the bottom two teams from the previous season, and this year Phrae and Phitsanulok replace Sisaket and Kalasin. It’ll be a very interesting season with so many players switching teams including Pornchai switching from Ratchaburi … Read More

Welcome to Takrawesome!

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Hey takraw fans, welcome to our brand new blog about all things sepak takraw! We’re going to be bringing you sepak takraw news from all over the world, but to start things off we will be focusing on the 2014 Takraw Thailand League (TTL) which is starting on the 15th of March. We’ve already written a couple of articles about the upcoming TTL season that you can check out, including an outline of the new rules, as well as Pornchai Kaokaew’s change … Read More

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