Entries by Allan McKay

Competitions Update – December 2021

From January 2022 the national competition pathway for squash in Scotland will be reintroduced. A competition calendar for the short 2021/22 season (January – June 2022) has been confirmed and can be seen in the image below. Competitions will begin to accept entries via SportyHQ in the coming weeks and early in 2022. Selection criteria for international …read more →

Competition Calendar Launch

We’re pleased to be able to confirm that we will transition back to the national competition pathway for squash in Scotland from January 1st 2022. We would like to extend our thanks to all the regions, clubs, organisers and volunteers who supported the BounceBack competition programme while we progressed through a difficult period caused by the pandemic. There …read more →

Squash The Stigma

We are delighted to have partnered with with The Heart of Scotland Appeal to get the nation moving by encouraging more people to play the sport on World Squash Day, which took place on Saturday, October 9th. 

Unfortunately, Coronary heart disease is Scotland’s single biggest killer, with lifestyle factors such as obesity and lack of exercise directly impacting upon a person’s risk. More than a third of adults in Scotland do not achieve recommended levels of physical activity so, to combat this statistic Scottish Squash teamed up with the Heart of Scotland appeal to inspire people across Scotland to get more active, and ‘Squash the Stigma’ that squash can be a difficult and inaccessible sport to get into. 

Together we encouraged players across Scotland to get on the court during the 2021 World Squash Day to #SquashTheStigma by posting a #SweatySelfie and donating to the Heart of Scotland appeal.

Get Ready for World Squash Day 2021

World Squash Day takes place this Saturday (9th October) and this year we’ve partnered with The Heart of Scotland Appeal and Heart Research UK. We want to work together to celebrate the benefits of playing squash for cardiovascular health. Look out across our social media channels on Saturday, October 9th to get involved. We’re encouraging …read more →

Competitions Update – October 2021

Since the return of unrestricted squash across Scotland for all age groups, it has been great to see players return to squash courts across the country. As clubs and facilities continue to support the return of all activities, we’re preparing to support the full reintroduction of competitions and work towards re-establishing the national competition pathway …read more →

Top Squash Heads To Inverness

After an eighteen year absence the Scottish Open returned to the professional squash scene in 2019, only for the Covid pandemic to force another pause in 2020. 2021 however sees the return of Scotland’s top event as the Springfield Scottish Squash Open heads to Inverness as Men’s and Women’s $12k PSA Challenger events, each featuring …read more →

Graham’s The Family Dairy set to support the 2021 Springfield Scottish Squash Open

Graham’s The Family Dairy is teaming up with Scottish Squash to give the world’s healthiest sport, squash, a further boost in Scotland. The family farming and dairy business based in Bridge of Allan has come on board as Official Dairy Partner of the 2021 Springfield Scottish Squash Open. Being held at Inverness Tennis and Squash …read more →

One Year to Go Until 2022 Commonwealth Games

Today (Wednesday, July 28th) marks one year to go until the 2022 Commonwealth Games gets under way in Birmingham, England. The 2022 Commonwealth Games will feature 25 sports – including squash – and will take place between Thursday July 28 – Monday August 8, 2022. Squash joined the Commonwealth Games programme in 1998 when Scotland’s …read more →

Kevin Moran Appointed for Birmingham 2022

Commonwealth Games Scotland are delighted to announce the addition of Kevin Moran to Team Scotland as they build up to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Kevin has been appointed to lead the Achieve 2022 programme. Achieve is a mentor-led programme designed to inspire and educate young athletes and coaches which will run alongside the 2022 …read more →