Entries by Andy Weston

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Katriona Allen relishing back-to-back PSA events in Scotland

Perth’s Katriona Allen is relishing the prospect of competing in two ‘special’ home events over the coming weeks. Allen is second seed in the Tayside and Fife Open which begins today at Bell’s Sports Centre before she heads to the capital for the 2019 Springfield Scottish Squash Open at Oriam; Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre (April …read more →

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2019 Scottish Masters National Championships – Men’s O35-O50 round-up

Andrew MacBean secured double gold on familiar territory last weekend (March 15-17), at the Scottish Masters National Championships – overcoming unfamiliar opponents. Andrew bagged titles on the show court at Inverness Tennis and Squash Club where he grew up playing, getting the better of Andrew Bremner (3) in the MO35 final, 11-5, 11-3, 11-6, and …read more →

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Alison Thomson feeling confident ahead of Springfield Scottish Squash Open

Scotland’s Alison Thomson hopes to build on an impressive start to 2019 when she competes for honours at The Springfield Scottish Squash Open. The 22-year-old is fourth seed in the women’s draw for next month’s tournament taking place at Oriam; Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre, in Edinburgh from April 3-7. Thomson (WR73) enjoyed the best win …read more →

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Scotland Junior Squads Selected for 5 Nations and European Championships

We are delighted to announce the players selected to represent Scotland at the upcoming international Junior events. Congratulations to all players selected. Full squad details below. U13/U15 Five Nations Championships 2019 will take place in Dublin, Ireland from 5 – 7 April, 2019. U13 B1 Sam ShannonB2 John GreenB3 Charlie Henderson G1 Robyn McAlpine G2 …read more →

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Chris Leiper grateful for Springfield Scottish Squash Open wildcard after spell on sidelines

Aberdeen Squash & Racketball Club ‘s Chris Leiper says he is delighted to have earned a wildcard into next month’s Springfield Scottish Squash Open at Oriam; Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre, in Edinburgh. The Scotland internationalist is one of three Scots to receive wildcards for the event taking place from April 3-7. He is joined by …read more →

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Latest News Round-Up

It’s been a busy time for Scottish Squash and this is reflected in our latest Newsletter. We look back at the Sterling Trucks Scottish National Championships and the 2019 Joma Scottish Junior Championships which were both held in recent weeks. In a special Podcast, National Coach Paul Bell reflects on the Junior Championships and we …read more →

Aitken and Clyne retain titles at 2019 Sterling Trucks National Championships

The Sterling Trucks National Championship trophies remain in familiar hands this evening (Sunday) after both Lisa Aitken and Alan Clyne retained their titles at Edinburgh Sports Club. It was a fourth successive national title for Clyne and a remarkable ninth overall whilst Aitken was also celebrating back-to-back titles. Lisa’s victory continues her rich vein of …read more →

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2019 Joma Scottish Junior National Championships – Boys’ Round-Up

In a fitting conclusion to this year’s Joma Scottish Junior National Championships in Aberdeen on Sunday, eight-time national champion Alasdair Prott (1) took on John Meehan, who was aiming for his first national title in the BU19 final. It was second seed Meehan who secured a tense four game victory over his rival on showcourt …read more →

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2019 Joma Scottish Junior National Championships – Girls’ Round-Up

Bridge of Allan Sports Club’s Rowan Niven is a national champion after victory at the 2019 Joma Scottish Junior National Championships in Aberdeen on Sunday. The 13-year-old won the GU15 title at Aberdeen Squash & Racketball Club, which once again provided a fitting venue for Scotland’s juniors to showcase their talents over the weekend. Rowan …read more →

January 2019 Scottish Squash Newsletter

January has been another great month for Scotland’s number one female player Lisa Aitken who secured a third PSA World Tour title in just seven weeks on Sunday. We hear from an in-form Lisa in this month’s Newsletter following victory at the $10k CSC Delaware Open. You can read her extended interview here. Meanwhile, tickets …read more →

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Going for Gold – a pathway towards a successful coaching career in Scotland

National Coach Paul Bell believes Going for Gold can provide an effective pathway towards a successful career coaching squash in Scotland The Going for Gold – Club Junior Development Programme, supported by Springfield Properties, was launched by Scottish Squash last week to provide a sustainable introductory junior development programme through free squash coaching. The investment …read more →