Entries by Andy Weston

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Jamie savours Giffnock’s first national title

Giffnock Tennis Squash & Hockey Club have been confirmed as the 2019/20 Scottish Squash Men’s National League champions for the very first time. The Glasgow southsiders were the outstanding club this season going unbeaten throughout the competition. Led by their club champion and captain James Singh, Giffnock got the better of ten other teams to …read more →

March 2020 News Update

This month’s Newsletter has details of another impressive display by Greg Lobban on the PSA World Tour and a round-up of the 2020 Sterling Trucks Scottish National Championships. Elsewhere, we ask the Scottish squash community to complete our important and very short Scottish Squash Member Equality Survey and we’re still inviting applications from clubs/facilities across …read more →

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Impressive Clyne and Aitken retain Sterling Truck National titles

Top seeds Lisa Aitken and Alan Clyne retained their Sterling Trucks Scottish National Championship titles on Sunday after convincing performances at Edinburgh Sports Club. For Alan, it was a remarkable 10th title overall and seventh in a row whilst Lisa claimed her fourth title and third in succession. The women’s top two seeds met in …read more →

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – guidelines

Following the current guidance from UK Government, Scottish Squash Platinum competitions currently scheduled will be going ahead as planned. However due to the fast-changing nature of this issue please be aware that this could change and look out for further updates from Scottish Squash. Scottish Squash is encouraging players and supporters attending any events to …read more →

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Sterling Trucks Scottish National Championships a ‘unique challenge’ for Rowan Niven

Teenager Rowan Niven says competing at the Sterling Trucks Scottish National Championships next month represents a unique challenge for Scotland’s junior players. The 14-year-old is in the women’s draw alongside six-time PSA Tour winner Lisa Aitken (WR40) and other tour professionals including top 100 player Georgia Adderley, with the event taking place at Edinburgh Sports …read more →

February 2020 News Update

Our latest Newsletter looks ahead to a busy few months of action for squash players across the country including at the 2020 Sterling Trucks Scottish National Championships in Edinburgh and the 2020 Scottish Masters National Championships in Inverness. It’s already been a busy start to the year for our juniors and we look back at …read more →

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SFA’s Graeme Jones joins Scottish Squash as Non-Executive Director

Scottish Squash is delighted to announce the appointment of Graeme Jones as a Non-Executive Director to the Board with responsibility for Performance. Graeme is an extremely well qualified high-performance practitioner and manager who possesses a wealth of experience working with industry leading bodies, including the Scottish FA and UEFA – leading teams in science, medicine …read more →

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2020 Scottish Junior National Championships – Boys’ Round-Up

Bridge of Allan’s Kyle Penman produced some brilliant squash in Aberdeen last weekend to secure a rare double at the 2020 Scottish Junior National Championships. The 14-year-old won all eight of his matches to secure gold in the BU15 and BU17 events at Aberdeen Squash & Racketball Club. Kyle was top seed in the Under-15s …read more →

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2020 Scottish Junior National Championships – Girls’ Round-Up

Lucy Murchie secured her first ever under-19 Scottish Junior National title on Sunday after a thrilling comeback win over Beth Moglia at Aberdeen Squash & Racketball Club. The 16-year-old came into this year’s tournament full of confidence having performed superbly against top 100 PSA player Sanne Veldkamp at the ESC Open last week, losing in …read more →

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H//T SQUASH set for 2020 launch

Scottish Squash is gearing up for the launch of its ground breaking new programme H//T SQUASH, in association with Scottish Women in Sport (SWiS). The aim of H//T SQUASH is to reach a brand new audience of women and girls across Scotland this year, introducing them to squash through a fun and friendly fitness-based programme. …read more →

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Fitting finale closes decade at JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open

Once again finals day at the JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open provided some tense and exciting matches with medals up for grabs in ten age group categories. It seemed fitting that the most decorated Scottish junior player of the past ten years Georgia Adderley would close out the decade with a thrilling five game victory …read more →

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Robyn Mcalpine enjoying step-up in class ahead of JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open

Rising talent Robyn Mcalpine says she is relishing her move up to the under-15 ranks ahead of the 2019 JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open which begins tomorrow (December 28) in Edinburgh. Robyn celebrated her 13th birthday on September 1 by winning a silver medal at the Scotstoun Junior Gold tournament – her first event at …read more →