Masters Stories: “I walked back into the club and the lovely smell of plaster and sweat, and I just thought ‘Oh, I’m home!’”

After a promising spell as a junior, making it into the Scotland U19 squad at 16 years old, Sue Strachan started to drift away from the game as university, work and life got in the way. Lots of other sports followed, but nothing brought the…

Masters stories: Stewart Licudi on lost kit, lifting national crown and a love of Masters squash

With thirteen national titles up for grabs, the Masters National Championship is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious weekends in Scotland’s squash calendar. For many, the weekend provides an opportunity to test themselves against the…

First-timers look to make their mark in Masters National Championship

Thirteen national champions are set to be crowned at this weekend’s Scottish Masters National Championships 2024, taking place at Edinburgh Sports Club.  A cornerstone in Scotland’s squash calendar, this year’s event has attracted…
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Jenny McArtney BEM joins Scottish Squash Board

Scottish Squash is thrilled to confirm the appointment of Jenny McArtney BEM on to the Board of Directors. Jenny has been an influential figure in the sport for many years, particularly across Tayside & Fife, with a broad spectrum of…
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Latest News Update – April 2021

Our latest Newsletter looks back at last month's 'design a mascot competition,' the PSA World Tour's return and our seven-day International Women's Day tribute. We hear about Georgia Adderley's life-affirming lockdown and there's news…
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Jenny McArtney BEM ‘humbled’ after receiving New Year’s honours award

Monifieth squash coach and player Jenny McArtney says she was 'humbled’ and ‘shocked' after being recognised in the 2021 New Year's Honours list. The Scottish Masters internationalist was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) by the…
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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 stalwart David Taylor’s sliding doors moment

David Taylor vividly recalls his sliding doors moment from 1973. Back then, the Forres teenager was a below average badminton player, an above average footballer and hadn't set foot on a squash court before. Playing squash had not even…
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Sabine sets sights on 2021 European Masters Championships

Masters Player of the Year Sabine Mackenzie has set her sights on European success when one of squash’s flagship events comes to Scotland next summer. The 2021 European Masters Championships will be staged in Edinburgh from 16 to 19 June…
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Edinburgh to host 2021 European Masters Championships

Scottish Squash is delighted to announce that it has been successful in its bid to host the 2021 European Masters Championships. The tournament is one of the most popular and well attended events in the squash calendar, traditionally attracting…
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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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On the front line with doctor and squash champion Sue Strachan

If anyone from the squash community can help put the last three months into perspective, it’s Sue Strachan. Normally working as a kidney doctor at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary she’s had to adapt her way of working to focus…
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Squash life begins at 40 – Sabine Mackenzie on her renewed love for the sport

Life begins at 40. Or so the old adage goes. For Sabine Mackenzie that's certainly the case in terms of her squash career after a near 20-year hiatus from the sport. Born in South Africa to Dutch parents, Sabine first picked up a racket…
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Peter Buchan on breaking records and playing the world number one

Montrose's Peter Buchan can boast a CV which would be the envy of many a squash player in Scotland. He may not have a trophy cabinet laden with silverware. But who can say they've competed against former Scotland and World Number One Peter…
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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…