Entries by Andy Weston

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Scots impress at 2019 British Junior Championships

Scotland matched their record entry of 32 players who were competing last week at the 2019 Dunlop British Junior Championships (BJC). The four-day event, now established as one of the largest junior events in the calendar, saw 450 British players competing across ten categories at five venues around Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Once again it was …read more →

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2018/19 Scottish Squash Annual Awards – winners

The Scottish Squash Annual Awards for 2018/19 were dished out recently at Oriam, Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre in Edinburgh. This year we had six categories with the squash community asked to nominate individuals and clubs for respective awards. Over the course of the past few weeks we’ve managed to catch-up with all the category winners. …read more →

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JC Lindsay to sponsor Scottish Junior Open for a fourth consecutive year

Scottish Squash are delighted to announce that JC Lindsay will again be headline sponsor for this year’s Scottish Junior Open. It will be the Edinburgh firm’s fourth year sponsoring Scotland’s premier junior event which will take place in the capital from Saturday, December 28 to Monday, December 30, 2019. Last year 200 players from more …read more →

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Forres Squash Club set for Going for Gold programme

Forres Squash Club will be participating in Scottish Squash’s landmark Going for Gold initiative, supported by housebuilders, Springfield Properties. The Moray-based club joins Hamilton Squash Club as being successful in a recent application process which will see them roll out a new Club Junior Development Programme. Going for Gold has been launched by Scottish Squash …read more →

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Hamilton Squash Club kick-off landmark Going for Gold Programme

Hamilton Squash Club is the first member club to participate in Scottish Squash’s landmark Going for Gold initiative, supported by housebuilders, Springfield Properties. The South Lanarkshire club were successful in a recent application process which has seen them roll out a new Club Junior Development Programme. Going for Gold has been launched by Scottish Squash …read more →

Latest News Round-Up

It’s another packed Newsletter this month with Scotland’s squash players enjoying success across the globe. Ken Reid won gold at the European Masters event in Vienna whilst Angus Gillams made it back-to-back wins on the PSA Tour. Edinburgh is gearing up for the historic first staging of this year’s European Club Championships in the capital …read more →

Lisa Aitken and Mark James break squash world record

Scotland’s number one squash player Lisa Aitken from Montrose has etched her name into the famous Guinness World Record book alongside fellow Montrose squash player Mark James. The pair smashed the record for the longest non-stop squash rally at Montrose Squash Centre recently reaching 3,606 strokes in one hour 16 minutes which surpassed the previous …read more →