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Waiting Game - Stuart George to bide his time before PSA World Tour return

Giffnock squash player Stuart George has targeted a return to the professional tour in November after being struck down by a mystery illness on the eve of his Scotland debut earlier this year. In April, the 26-year-old was set to don Scotland…

Lisa Aitken targets more silverware ahead of new squash season

Lisa Aitken hopes to build on an impressive finish to last season when she begins her new PSA Tour campaign next week in Malaysia. The 27-year-old claimed her first PSA World Tour title, the New Zealand Classic, back in June after returning…

World number one Gregory Gaultier backs plans for major PSA World Tour event in Scotland

World number one male squash player Gregory Gaultier has offered his backing for a major PSA World Tour event to be staged in Scotland in the near future. Gaultier has competed in two exhibition events in Scotland over the past couple of…

National League

The countries top squash league in Scotland is accepting entries for the 2017/18 season. Scottish Squash & Racketball are now accepting entries for the 2017/18 National League. The competition runs both a men's and women's league where…

RoW v Scotland event proves big hit with players and fans

The inaugural Team Scotland v Rest of the World Squash series played across two sold out venues last week has been deemed a big success, with plans afoot to bring more events showcasing the world's best players back to Scotland. World number…

Alan Clyne targets top 20 ahead of season opener in Shanghai

Scotland’s number one ranked male squash player Alan Clyne is hoping to push towards the world’s top 20 after returning to his highest ever world ranking of 26 at the end of last season. Clyne claimed the biggest title of his career back…
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Team Scotland v Rest of The World Squash Series

Some of the world’s best squash players, including current world number one male player Gregory Gaultier, will be in Scotland next week as a Rest of the World team takes on Scotland. A first event of its kind in this country, the Team Scotland…

It's all in the genes - Ally Thomson aims for glory, just like her father

Ally Thomson is aiming to follow in her father’s footsteps. Alan Thomson, who is Scotland’s most capped squash player, was part of the famous European championship winning side of 1992. As a five-year-old, Ally watched on as her father…

Silver lining for clyne & lobban after final defeat

Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban took home silver medals from the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in Manchester on Saturday. The duo proved their class as they reached the final of the world championships for the second successive year but…

Lobban and Clyne survive semi-final epic to keep title defence on track

Defending champions Greg Lobban and Alan Clyne will meet second seeds Ryan Cuskelly and Cameron Pilley of Australia in the final of the WSF World Men's Doubles in Manchester tomorrow (Saturday) after surviving an 82 minute last four epic. Lobban…

Lobban and Clyne seal last four place as Aitken & Kempsell march on at World Doubles Championships

Defending champions Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban marched into the men's world doubles semi-finals this evening after defeating Welsh seventh seeds Peter Creed and Joel Makin, 11-4, 11-7. The top seeds remain unbeaten in Manchester as they look…

Lisa Aitken and Doug Kempsell shock defending champions and move into quarter-finals

Mixed doubles pair Doug Kempsell and Lisa Aitken shocked top seeds and defending champions Joelle King and Paul Coll from New Zealand this morning as they secured a place in the quarter-finals of the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in…

Clyne and Lobban ease into quarter-finals - Day 1 round-up from the WSF World Doubles Championships

Defending men's doubles champions Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban are through to the quarter-finals of the 2017 WSF World Doubles Squash Championships after two opening day wins in Manchester. The pair won both their Group A matches without dropping…
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Forward thinking - world title holders Clyne and Lobban eye Commonwealth Games boost at World Championships

World squash champions Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban already have one eye on next year’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as they aim to defend their world doubles title in Manchester next week (Tuesday, August 1-Saturday, August 5). Clyne and…

Back in Blue: Carrie Hallam relishing return to Scotland colours

Carrie Hallam says she is relishing the prospect of donning Scotland colours again next week after being selected to compete at the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in Manchester. The 19-year-old will team up with Scotland’s number…