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Tournaments

Yorkshire Tournaments are now using League Master. Go to the Tournaments page to enter. For the Junior County Championship 2018 follow this link:  yorkstournaments.leaguemaster

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Ladies Racketball Coaching

Collingham & Linton Squash and Racketball Club The six week session was a great success and as such I have continued with the Tuesday evening Ladies 1.5 hr sessions. I initially had an interest from 12 ladies, the news soon spread and after the first six weeks I have had another two requests to participate. […]

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Inter-counties Over 45’s Men

Finally got the event underway after being cancelled in march due to snow. A last minute withdrawal by Gloucester meant a three team “round robin” event between Yorkshire, current holders Durham and Hertfordshire. Unfortunately we drew the short straw and had to play 2 matches on Sunday – a tough ask. First up Hertfordshire. Starting […]

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WOMEN’S O50 FINALS

Last Saturday, at Pontefract, Yorkshire ladies played in the final of WO50 IC which had been rescheduled from March due to severe weather conditions. The Monrad tournament included Kent (holders),Yorkshire, Avon and Hertfordshire. TheYorkshireteam throughout the season had comprised Nicola Horn, Kate Fisher, Julie Field, Kim Chadwickand Sarah Percy. The team was strengthened by a new […]

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Driving Confidence in Female Coaches

Last Saturday Yorkshire Squash led the way to empowering female coaches. Delivered by a specialist training company, Sport and Beyond, the 3 hour workshop titled ‘Confidence – Building it, Communicating it’ was held in Hull in conjunction with Allam British Open. The Squash Girls Can project recognises the need for more female role models and […]

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CHAPEL ALLERTON SQUASH OPEN 2018

SPONSORED BY GRADED SQUASH TOURNAMENT FRIDAY 31ST AUGUST – SUNDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER GUIDE TO GRADES: A Grade– County League Top Division. Top 16 (two matches Saturday two matches Sunday) B Grade– County League C/D Grade– Local League and club players A GRADE CASH PRIZES  1stPlace £400 2ndPlace £250 3rdPlace £125 4thPlace £50 5thPlace 25 ENTRY […]

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Squash 101 Champions

‘In our ambition to increase the number of regular squash players we’re having a new push on Squash 101. Squash 101 is an alternative way to play squash aimed at newer squash players, who aren’t yet playing regularly, It’s a fun and social way of getting more people on court at once. For many, it’s […]

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Women’s Premier Inter-county Finals

Yorkshire ladies were in action at the weekend, as runners up last season and unfortunately without Fiona Moverley who was unavailable.   The team met Leicestershire to start with and were narrowly beaten 3-2. Katie Smith lost to Lily Taylor 1-3 Charlotte Jagger lost to Mari Taylor 1-3 Lauren Gray lost to Rachel Calver  2-3 […]

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Inter-County Over 55 Mens Team

The Yorkshire Men’s over 55 team headed down the M1 for their rearranged stage 2 match with Hampshire and Buckinghamshire on Saturday 14th April – the previously scheduled weekend having been cancelled due to the inopportune arrival of the beast from the east. We arrived at the rather smart Chesham Bois tennis and squash club […]

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Yorkshire Over 60’s Inter-County

On the weekend of 24/25th March, Nottingham Squash Club was the venue for Inter-county Finals. In their Semi Final match Yorkshire faced Northamptonshire, who were winners of their Stage 1 group. First on court for Yorkshire at No.3 was Steve Forster. In the first game Steve started very well, building himself a good advantage and […]

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