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December Competitions Update – a positive look forward to 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Scottish Squash unfortunately had to suspend the national competitions pathway at all levels in September this year, through until January 1st, 2021 at the earliest. We recognise this has been a major…
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Squash challenge encourages members back as Inverness gets creative

Inverness Tennis and Squash Club members have returned in their numbers to take part in a new target squash challenge. Players of all age groups have joined forces for the challenge and got their competitive juices flowing again as they await…
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Bouncing Back – Competitive squash makes welcome return to Scotland

Edinburgh Sports Club (ESC) played host to the very first BounceBack event last weekend as competitive squash made a welcome return to Scotland. BounceBack was launched earlier this month as a new competition structure, giving clubs an opportunity…
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Coach of the Year – ‘early signs encouraging’ as players return to training

After six months away from court, award winning squash coach Martin Woods has been encouraged by the early signs from his charges during the return to training. Martin coaches players from all age groups at both Scotstoun Sports Campus and…
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Kyle Penman breaks new ground in trophy-laden season

Squash ace Kyle Penman says hard work and his 'shock' win at the 2019 Welsh Junior Open led to him having his best ever season. The Bridge of Allan youngster defeated top ranked boys under-15s player Jack Mahon and third seed Jack O Flynn…
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Junior champ Lucy aims to bridge gap with senior pros

Scotland's top female junior squash player Lucy Murchie says consistency will be key as she aims to make her mark against the seniors next season. The five-time junior national champion is continuing her off-court fitness drive ahead of…
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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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Rory Richmond steps out comfort zone during new fitness drive

Edinburgh junior Rory Richmond is using his time away from a squash court to get into peak fitness in preparation for a return to the sport. The 15-year-old admits he's really missing being on court but aims to be in the best possible position…
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Starlet Anna champions healthy mindset during Mental Health Awareness Week

She's just at the beginning of her squash career but rising talent Anna Halliday already knows the importance of maintaining a healthy mindset. Under normal circumstances, the 14-year-old can be seen on the squash courts at Bridge of Allan…
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Impressive Clyne and Aitken retain Sterling Truck National titles

Top seeds Lisa Aitken and Alan Clyne retained their Sterling Trucks Scottish National Championship titles on Sunday after convincing performances at Edinburgh Sports Club. For Alan, it was a remarkable 10th title overall and seventh in a…
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – guidelines

Following the current guidance from UK Government, Scottish Squash Platinum competitions currently scheduled will be going ahead as planned. However due to the fast-changing nature of this issue please be aware that this could change and…
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Sterling Trucks Scottish National Championships a ‘unique challenge’ for Rowan Niven

Teenager Rowan Niven says competing at the Sterling Trucks Scottish National Championships next month represents a unique challenge for Scotland's junior players. The 14-year-old is in the women's draw alongside six-time PSA Tour winner…
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2020 Scottish Junior National Championships – Boys’ Round-Up

Bridge of Allan's Kyle Penman produced some brilliant squash in Aberdeen last weekend to secure a rare double at the 2020 Scottish Junior National Championships. The 14-year-old won all eight of his matches to secure gold in the BU15 and…
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2020 Scottish Junior National Championships – Girls’ Round-Up

Lucy Murchie secured her first ever under-19 Scottish Junior National title on Sunday after a thrilling comeback win over Beth Moglia at Aberdeen Squash & Racketball Club. The 16-year-old came into this year's tournament full of confidence…
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January News Update

January's Newsletter looks ahead to a busy few weeks for squash in Scotland. We have some of the world's leading players heading to Edinburgh for the ESC Open which begins on January 29. Before this, Alba Storm begin the second half…