The Edinburgh Open set to attract world’s best in March

“Scotland’s richest squash tournament” will make its return in the capital this March, attracting a field of top Scottish and international players. The Edinburgh Open 2024 will feature 32 of the world’s top players, competing at…

TrySomethingNew: H//T SQUASH introduces hundreds of women and girls to “The Healthy Sport”

Like many women and girls in Scotland, Chloe Hockney’s first real experience of squash came during a H//T SQUASH session. The programme aims to introduce females to squash by providing an opportunity to learn the basics of squash in a fun,…

Aberdeen to host Scotland’s top junior players, as squash thrives in the North-East

With junior squash is thriving in Grampian, the Granite City is set for a feast of squash as Aberdeen Squash and Racketball Club hosts the Scottish Junior National Championships this weekend. Squash in the region has gone from strength to…

Alasdair Makes History with Three-Peat; Robyn also Retains Top Spot at U23 National Championships

Alasdair Prott and Robyn McAlpine emerged victorious once again at the Scottish Under 23 National Championships at Scottish Squash Rackets Club, Glasgow last weekend after two action-packed days of squash. The competition returned to the calendar…

U23 Championship preview: Alasdair Prott eyes third consecutive title, targets world top 100

After a strong debut at the World Teams Championship in December, Alasdair Prott is eyeing a third consecutive Under 23 National Championship win at Scottish Squash Rackets Club this weekend.  The 22 year old will make his final appearance…

Five reasons why squash is a perfect sport for the winter

With the mercury set to hit temperatures as low as -10C in some parts of Scotland this week, we took to Instagram to ask why squash is the perfect sport for the winter months.  The responses were varied, but a common theme emerged – squash…

Check out our January update

Our January newsletter featured the fantastic news of several brilliant Scottish performances at the Scottish Junior Open 2023. The newsletter also featured a fantastic coaching opportunity for young people aged 16-35 and details of a Digital…

Check out our December update

Our December newsletter featured the fantastic news of some brilliant Scottish performances at the Irish Junior Open last month. The newsletter also featured news of the team selection for the WSF World Team's Championship and details of…

SportyHQ – Digital Platform Review

Scottish Squash entered a partnership in 2017 with SportyHQ; a web-based sports competition and membership platform aiming to help modernise the delivery of squash at a local and national level.  To ensure that we continue to make use of…
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Robyn McAlpine balancing school and squash in pursuit of professional dream

Winning the under 17, under 19 and under 23 Scottish National Championships in one year, making history in doing so, is no mean feat. After being named Junior Player of the Year 2023 at the Scottish Squash Annual Awards, Robyn McAlpine has…
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Scottish Squash seek Non-Executive Director (Performance Pathway) to support Olympic ambition

An opportunity has arisen to join the Scottish Squash Limited (SSL) Board as a Non-Executive Director, with a specific focus on the Performance Pathway.  The opportunity comes at an exciting time for the sport, as preparations continue for…

Lisa Aitken interview: “I’m viewing this rehab as a path to a better Lisa”

Lisa Aitken has opened up on her recovery from a devastating injury sustained last December at the World Teams Championship in Cairo. In a pool match against Australia, Lisa was forced to retire with a knee injury which, in her own words,…

Check out our November update

Our November newsletter featured some big news as it was confirmed last month that squash would be included in the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles. The newsletter also featured plenty of good news from the British Junior Championships, where…

Squash confirmed for LA28 Olympic Games

Scottish Squash is delighted with the decision of the IOC Executive Board to confirm squash as part of the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games programme. The decision is a significant milestone in the sport’s history, as it would make its first…

Greg Lobban savours the moment after world top 20 breakthrough

Greg Lobban’s breakthrough to the top 20 in the world squash rankings was an achievement ten years in the making. Having now hit a milestone which had eluded him for close to a decade, he has learned from experience how important it is…