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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Success at National Squash Championships for Inverness Players

Inverness Tennis and Squash Club players enjoyed success at the Scottish Junior and Under-23 National Championships in Aberdeen at the weekend. In-form Alasdair Prott won the Boys Under-17 section, while Ross Henderson lost in the final…
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Young retains Under-23 National Title

Kinross squash player Elspeth Young retained her title as Under-23 Scottish champion at the Junior and Under-23 Nationals in Aberdeen at the weekend. Young, 20, emerged as the winner having kept her nerve to defeat her training partner Katriona…
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Houston siblings enjoy success at National Championships

Three Houston siblings enjoyed medal success at the Scottish Squash Junior National Championships in Aberdeen on Sunday. Orla, Findlay and Ruadhri McDougall all claimed a podium place at the tournament with Orla and Ruadhri becoming national…
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Crieff ace Rory Stewart lands national title

Crieff squash star Rory Stewart backed up his recent win at the British U23 Open by landing the national U23 title on Sunday at the Scottish Squash Junior and Under 23 National Championships in Aberdeen. The 20-year-old saw off the stern…
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Glasgow South Trio Land National Squash Titles

Two Glasgow South sisters made it a weekend to remember as they became national champions at the Scottish Squash Junior National Championships in Aberdeen. Siblings Jemma and Orla Young from Newton Mearns won titles in their respective…

National Coach's January Blog

  Now that I have spent some time in my new role as National Coach I have had the opportunity to get to know the current systems that are in place and think about the way we want to approach the future of squash in Scotland. I will be…

Clyne Retains Edinburgh Open Title

The men’s final was between the two ¾ seeds, the Scottish and Welsh number ones, in their first singles meeting. Wales’ Joel Makin looked in ominous control in the first game, taking it 11/6 with Alan Clyne still to find his game. But…

The Edinburgh Sports Club Open

The Edinburgh Sports Club Open and Graded Championships 26th – 29th Jan 2017 The Edinburgh Sports Club Open 2017 is the biggest tournament on the BSPA calendar and the biggest annual squash event in Scotland. The Men’s draw is headed…

Rory Stewart beats top seed on way to British Under-23 squash title

Edinburgh-based squash player Rory Stewart claimed the biggest title of his career after winning the British Under-23 Open at Roehampton. The 20-year-old stunned English top seed Joe Green in four games in Saturday night’s semi-finals and…

Kempsell bows out in last four in Nimes

Douglas Kempsell has already turned his attention to this month’s Edinburgh Sports Club Open after missing out on a hat-trick of PSA titles when his ten-match unbeaten run came to an end in the semi-finals of the Open du Gard in Nimes, southern…

NORDIC JUNIOR OPEN 2016

On Thursday 6th October the Scottish squad flew to Malmo, Sweden to compete in the Nordic Junior Open, one of the biggest European junior tournaments on the circuit. BU13 – Finlay Martin, Huzaifah Ali, Ben Barron BU15 – Jon Meehan, Ruadhri…
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CPD in full swing as Performance Programme opens its doors to coaches

Recently, Jason Broadberry, Coach at David Lloyd West End (Glasgow), took up Scottish Squash's offer to work alongside the Performance Team and take part in some continued professional development (CPD). Having enjoyed the process and benefited…

Danish Junior Open 2016 - Blog

Scotland have 11 entrants competing in the Danish Junior Open this weekend! GU13 - Jemma Young [3/4] GU15 - Beth Moglia [2] BU13 - Findlay Mcdougall [5/8], Huzaifah Ali [9/12] BU15 - John Meehan [3/4], Ruadhri Mcdougall [9/12] & Sandy…

Tayside & Fife Masters - Report

MO70 - Report Great entry, 6 players made up of the Home International Team and plus new young whipper snapper Roy Gordon. Players were split into two groups playing round robin. Bernard winning box 1 and Roy 'I'm coming to get you' winning…

Women's Squash Week 2016 September 16th - September 25th

Join women around Scotland for the fifth annual Women’s Squash Week. Use this experience as a time to promote the game of squash and get to know other women squash players in your surrounding area. Beginners– also use this as a time to learn…