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Joy and relief at opposite ends of YPL

There was delight for sides at the top and bottom of the Yorkshire Premier League table on Wednesday as Dunnington solidified their lead and Chapel Allerton 2 finally recorded their first win of the season in round 13. Dunnington took another step towards retaining their title by waltzing to a 5-0 (20-3) victory at Pontefract […]

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Dunnington back on top as Hallamshire slip up in derby duel

Dunnington reclaimed top spot in the Yorkshire Premier League after Hallamshire fell to a surprise defeat in the Sheffield derby despite the services of a certain Nick Matthew. The three-time world champion made his fourth YPL appearance of the season for his hometown club and saw off Jamaican Lewis Walters 11/5 117 11/8 – but […]

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Hallamshire hit the front in YPL title twist

Hallamshire knocked reigning champions Dunnington off the top of the Yorkshire Premier League table for the first time this season with a dominant win over the York club on Wednesday night. Dunnington were supreme last season, taking the title by a massive 43 points, and that domination looked all set to continue throughout 2018/19 as […]

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Barnsley stun Dunnington to shake up YPL title race

Dunnington’s lead at the top of the Yorkshire Premier League was dramatically cut from 21 points to just six as Barnsley inflicted a shock defeat on the reigning champions on Wednesday night. The York club have led the YPL since week one but a weakened side missing its usual top two, Chris Simpson and Rob […]

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Dunnington hit back on a night of big wins in YPL

Dunnington bounced back from last week’s rare setback in emphatic style by thumping Chapel Allerton 1 to head into the Christmas break in total control of the Yorkshire Premier League. The defending champions from York fell to their first defeat of the season last Wednesday night at Pontefract 1 but normal service was resumed this […]

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Stephenson is appointed new Yorkshire Squash chairman

Matthew Stephenson was appointed as the new Chairman of Yorkshire Squash at the recent AGM at Pontefract Squash Club. Matt is a member of the Dunnington team who are halfway to defending their Yorkshire Premier League title. He is one of the leading Over-45 players in the Masters tournaments held around the country and represents […]

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Pontefract put first dent in Dunnington’s title charge

Pontefract 1 sent runaway leaders Dunnington crashing to their first Yorkshire Premier League defeat of the season with ex-world No.1 James Willstrop landing the knockout blow. Willstrop, who won a Commonwealth Games gold medal in April, swept aside fellow England international Chris Simpson at top string to settle a see-saw match against the reigning champions […]

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Ponte pay tribute to Allinson at YPL match

It was a poignant night at Pontefract Squash Club on Wednesday as the second team’s Yorkshire Premier League match with Chapel Allerton 1 was dedicated to Chris Allinson. Chris, 28, passed away unexpectedly a week previously having played squash just a few hours before. He was a well-known figure at Pontefract and leaves behind a six-year-old daughter, Millie. Tributes to the former Yorkshire academy cricketer included that […]

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Massaro’s magic helps tighten Dunnington’s grip

Dunnington stretched their Yorkshire Premier League lead to 21 points as former world champion Laura Massaro consigned second-placed Hallamshire to a costly defeat. York club Dunnington, the defending champions, were 20-4 winners at Hull & East Riding in round six on Wednesday night, while nearest title rivals Hallamshire went down 16-7 at Barnsley with Massaro’s […]

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Hallamshire give Dunnington a fright on Halloween

Hallamshire continue to haunt leaders Dunnington as both clubs won on Halloween to pull away from the chasing pack in week five of the Yorkshire Premier League. Second-placed Hallamshire are just eight points behind the reigning champions and reaffirmed their title credentials with a 20-5 demolition job on 2016/17 winners Chapel Allerton 1 – although […]

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