Entries by Andy Weston

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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 sixth 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 →

December 2018 Scottish Squash Newsletter

As we approach the end of 2018 our final newsletter of the year includes a look back at our groundbreaking Girls Do Squash campaign which was showcased at the 2018 Scottish Women in Sport Conference (SWiS). The campaign in association with SWiS and The University of the West of Scotland aimed to help drive participation …read more →