This section provides material related to the SSRL Performance Programme including news, general information about the various systems, representative results and reports, rankings and performance related articles.

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Greg Lobban grateful to be competing & proud of world rankings boost

Scotland's Greg Lobban returned to competitive action at the Manchester Open this month following his best ever season on the PSA World Tour. The 28-year old finished a curtailed 2019/20 campaign playing at the Canary Wharf Classic in March…
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Paul Bell on coaching life without squash: 'It's brought us all much closer together.'

When we speak to Director of Squash Paul Bell it’s six months to the day since the PSA World Tour was suspended due to COVID-19. We’re also on the eve of the tour restarting at the Manchester Open and it’s the middle of UK Coaching…
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Lisa primed for Manchester as Scots trio return to action

Squash ace Lisa Aitken feels in good shape ahead of a return to action this week following the enforced six-month lay-off. The PSA World Tour is back in the sporting calendar having been suspended in March due to COVID-19. Some of the…
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Inverness fitting host city for Springfield Scottish Squash Open - Fergus Richards

Professional squash player Fergus Richards is delighted the Springfield Scottish Squash Open is heading to the Highlands next year. Fergus spent his junior years training at Inverness Tennis and Squash Club, the venue for next year's tournament…
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2021 Springfield Scottish Squash Open heads to Highland capital

Scotland's flagship squash tournament is heading to the Highlands next year thanks to the support of Springfield Properties, one of the country’s leading private and affordable housebuilders. The 2021 Springfield Scottish Squash Open will…

Scottish Squash 2020 Annual General Meeting

Scottish Squash 2020 Annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting of Scottish Squash Limited will take place on Sunday 13th September 2020 at 2.00pm via video link. Please email info@scottishsquash.org to register your attendance.…

GUIDANCE FOR SQUASH

Scottish Squash welcomes the announcement by the First Minister last Thursday (20th August 2020) with regard to the further easing of COVID-19 related restrictions on sport. We are pleased to have had our guidance approved by sportscotland…
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Rory Stewart aims to replicate Scotland form on PSA Tour

Rory Stewart is determined to replicate his Scotland form on the PSA Tour when the new season begins. For many athletes pulling on the nation jersey is a source of inspiration and it certainly brings the best out of Scotland's number three…

Scottish Squash Annual Awards Season 2019-20 - Extended Closing Date

Season 2019-20 The Scottish Squash Annual Awards provide the perfect opportunity to recognise, reward and celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of the fantastic people who are contributing great things to squash in Scotland. Six award…

OBITUARY

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bill Shaw who died aged 92 on 14th July 2020. Bill was an Honorary Member, squash legend, Scottish Champion, Scottish Internationalist and Edinburgh Sports Club Champion.  His funeral…
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Scottish Squash Coronavirus/COVID19

Following a formal communication sent to the First Minister on the morning of 30th July 2020 from 32 individual Scottish Governing Bodies of Sport (SGB), the SGB CEO Forum welcomes the recognition by the First Minister of the requirement to move forward the re-opening of sports facilities.
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First class lockdown for new grad Katriona

It's been a lockdown of two halves for Perth squash player Katriona Allen. After finishing third at the Sterling Trucks Scottish Nationals in March, she took advantage of the enforced shutdown to initially focus all her energies into completing…
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Prepare for a return to squash

As squash players across Scotland eagerly anticipate a return to court in the near future, it's imperative players at all levels are fully prepared. After many frustrating months off court the last thing you want to do is get injured on…
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Lockdown blessings for reinvigorated Alan Clyne

It’s been a contrasting lockdown for Scotland's top two male squash players. For Greg Lobban it came at a time when he was in the form of his life having picked up some notable scalps on his last outing, defeating world number three Karim…
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‘We need to talk.’ Lisa Aitken on her mission to educate herself and others on racism.

It's the 100th day of lockdown when we speak to squash player Lisa Aitken who’s been back at her family home in Montrose ever since winning a fourth national title in March.  For many, this time has allowed an opportunity for reflection…