Entries by Andy Weston

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Granite City offers glimpse at ‘untapped potential.’

Aberdeen Squash & Racketball Club hosted their first BounceBack event last weekend (Saturday, June 26) as juniors made a welcome return to court. It provided under-18s an opportunity to play competitively again at the home of Aberdeen squash, with BounceBack events now being held across Scotland to kick-start the sport following COVID-restrictions. Players from Aberdeenshire …read more →

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Colinton Squashers set for Festival Fortnight

Today (Thursday, June 17) marks the beginning of Scotland’s annual LGBTIQ+ sports festival, organised by LEAP Sports Scotland. Festival Fortnight is a two-week programme of events which encourages LGBTIQ+ people and their friends to get more active by discovering what sport and physical activities are available to them. As part of Festival Fortnight, Colinton Castle …read more →

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Scottish quartet head to Denmark with World Championship dreams

Four Scottish squash players are competing in Denmark next week with aspirations of qualifying for the PSA World Championships. Alison Thomson, Fergus Richards, Georgia Adderley and Rory Stewart will all line up at the Odense Open between June 15-19, with the winners gaining direct entry into next month’s World Championships in Chicago. This week, Rory …read more →

June 2021 Squash News Update

Our latest Newsletter includes positive news from the Highlands & Islands, a winning Vollee for squash kid Callum & it’s 300 not out for PSA Tour ace Greg Lobban! For details on all these stories, read our latest Newsletter here. Get the latest news straight to your inbox by signing up here.

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Callum ‘buzzing’ after mascot winning surprise

Glasgow West End squash newbie Callum Smith is ‘buzzing’ after winning Scottish Squash’s ‘design a mascot’ competition this month. The Governing Body were asking kids (under-18) to create a mascot, with the winning drawing inspiring Scotland’s official new squash mascot. A judging panel had the unenviable task of finding a winner from nearly 250 entries …read more →

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Scottish Squash and High Life Highland announce new partnership

Scottish Squash and High Life Highland are delighted to announce a new partnership which aims to drive participation in squash across the Highlands. The region has a rich history of nurturing and developing world class squash players – including current professionals Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban. It is hoped this collaborative partnership can inspire a …read more →

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Latest News Update – April 2021

Our latest Newsletter looks back at last month’s ‘design a mascot competition,’ the PSA World Tour’s return and our seven-day International Women’s Day tribute. We hear about Georgia Adderley’s life-affirming lockdown and there’s news of an exciting coaching recruit. Meanwhile, Scotland’s squash players have kept active by competing in some online Home International events, and …read more →

Q&A with David Fallon as he heads for pastures new

This week our Head of Development David Fallon has been reflecting on his seven-year affiliation with Scottish Squash before he heads for pastures new at the end of the month. David spoke of his ‘really enjoyable journey’ in the sport, which has seen him make ‘many new friends’ from across the squash community. Now 30, …read more →

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Kids encouraged to ‘get creative’ as Mascot competition deadline approaches!

Director of Squash Paul Bell is encouraging youngers to get creative off-court as they await a return to action. Scottish Squash are looking for kids (under-18) to design a brand new mascot, with the winning drawing set to inspire the Governing Bodies official mascot. The mascot will then be showcased at the 2021 Springfield Scottish …read more →

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David Pearson appointed Assistant Doubles Coach

Scottish Squash are delighted to confirm the appointment of former England National Coach David Pearson as Assistant Doubles coach. Pearson will work closely with Director of Squash Paul Bell and his coaching team in the build-up to next year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The former England number two player brings a wealth of experience to …read more →