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Open Racketball Doubles

Venue : Chapel Allerton Tennis and Squash Club
Date : Saturday 13th April
Times : 1pm to 6pm

Closing Date for Entries : Friday 29th March 

Three categories 

  • A Grade Open to All – Black Ball
  • B Grade Club players  – Blue Ball
  • Mixed Doubles – Blue Ball 

Entry fee £16 per pair

To enter please Email
With the following details
Name Player A   Player B
Email address
Mobile No

Payment can be made by BACS 
Sort Code  05 00 40  A/C No 10031233

Peter Edwards 
Head Coach for Squash & Racketball 
Chapel Allerton Tennis, Squash & Gym
Academy of Rackets Director
Racketball Tournament Series For All

Junior Inter County

Five counties shared the spoils at the 2018/19 Junior Inter County Championships in Nottingham at the weekend as players from Yorkshire, Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire and Lancashire lifted the coveted titles.
Girls Under 19

Yorkshire and Surrey claimed three titles each with Sussex lifting two and Lancashire and Hampshire clinching one.

Boys Under 19

There were fist pumps and screams galore as 467 players representing 124 teams cheered on their fellow county team mates in the main draw and plate finals with competitors demonstrating remarkable team spirit and sportsmanship throughout the weekend.

Girls U11 Sussex Northumbria Hampshire
Boys U11 Surrey Oxfordshire Sussex
Girls U13 Lancashire Northumbria Essex
Boys U13 Surrey Yorkshire Warwickshire
Girls U15 Hampshire Yorkshire Warwickshire
Boys U15 Sussex Yorkshire Essex
Girls U17 Yorkshire Northumbria Kent
Boys U17 Surrey North Wales Kent
Girls U19 Yorkshire Hampshire Sussex
Boys U19 Yorkshire Sussex Hampshire

View the final results: LeagueMaster

Girls Under 17


James Willstrop

AJ Bell British National Squash Champion

James Willstrop held off a stern challenge from second seed Daryl Selby to claim his third championship title with a 11-5, 7-11, 11-5, 11-7 victory.

“To achieve a big title like that with so many big players is fantastic. My body got through it. It’s a huge title and a very special thing to be able to achieve, so I’m very, very happy”.

See a peek of the new film “The Marksman”

Sam Todd

British U23 Open championAND

15TH MARCH 2019


Humber Junior Squash Association Events

HJSA Calendar of Events 2019
See the poster below

Allam Humber Bronze – Saturday 9 Feb. 

Bookings can be made direct with England Squash at—university-of-hull/450

New for 2019 will see the format of the HJSA Super Series change into a team format. Proposed dates are as follows:

  • Super Series Team Challenge 1 – Sat 23 March – 1-4pm @ Hull University
  • Super Series Team Challenge 2 – Sat 6 July – 1-4pm @ Hull University
  • Super Series Team Challenge 3 – Sat 9 Nov – 1-4pm @ Hull University

format tbc (maybe 5 players in each team with a variety of ages), more details to follow. 

The team challenge would follow the Academy training session in the morning of the above dates. 

Other notable dates include:

Other notable dates include:

  • Saturday 8 June – Allam Humber Copper @ Hull University
  • Saturday 7 December – Eon Media Humber Closed @ Hull University

Adam Toes  Sport & Active Communities Officer
Tel:   (01482) 392524
  07919 324673


County Championship Postponed

Regretfully, due to circumstances beyond his control, Tom Murton is no longer in a position to organise the Championships at Hallamshire on 26-27 January.

They will therefore be re-arranged later in the season, and arrangements will be discussed by the Yorkshire Committee at its meeting on 19 February.

If any individual or club would be interested in organising and hosting them, please contact

Entries received to date will be carried forward to the re-arranged date, and those who cannot make it will have their entry fees refunded

Squash Player Magazine

Issue 4 of Squash Player magazine (the official magazine of World Squash) is now out. 




Egypt dominate Squash Player’s 2018 awards, which are announced in the magazine’s final issue of the year, heading four of the nine categories.

Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nour El Sherbini are named Players of the Year, while Hania El Hammamy is one of the Young Players of the Year and Egypt’s Women’s World Championship-winning squad are Team of the Year.

There are also awards for Surprise of the Year (Miguel Angel Rodriguez’s British Open triumph), Highlight of the Year (James Willstrop’s Commonwealth Games singles gold medal), Comeback of the Year (Low Wee Wern) and Most Improved Player of the Year (Simon Rosner).

Meanwhile, readers selected Steve Line’s picture of Amanda Sobhy standing over a beaten Nour El Tayeb at the U.S. Open as the magazine’s Photo of the Year. 

We also have interviews with rising Welsh star Joel Makin and in-form Egyptian Tarek Momen, plus in-depth reports on the Qatar Classic and squash’s appearance at the Youth Olympics. 

COMMENT: Balance of experts and players
OBITUARY: Craig Sharp
WORLD SQUASH: Youth Olympics a real milestone
FEATURES: Squash Player’s 2018 awards; Photo of the Year; Olympic youth showcase; A Classic event; Makin makes his move; Momen learns his lesson
OFF COURT: Dunlop sign Wall; Club Locker partners WSF; Dunlop get official; Rankedin growth; Coleman for Ashaway
WORKSHOP: News; Ramy Ashour Q&A; Tactics; Drew’s diagnosis; Rosner’s match points; A dynamic warm-up; Pilley’s long road back
ON COURT: Round-up; Rankings; Performance of the Month; Quote of the Month; Profiles of Greg Lobban and Georgia Adderley; England Squash review; RAC  carrying on tradition; Looking forward; Calendar; Player of the Month awards.
GALLERY: Nick Matthew reports on what he has been up to since his retirement

All the regular sections are there as well, including On Court, which has profiles Scottish duo Greg Lobban and Georgia Adderley, and Workshop, where Rosner talks about a couple of his practice routines, while physios Derek Ryan and Phil Newton contribute fascinating articles on a dynamic warm-up and Cameron Pilley’s long road to recovery respectively.

You may like the chance to win Ben Coleman’s Ashaway racket. If so, you can enter on the website, in the magazine or on Squash Player digital. Your members can trial the digital issue now by using this link ( and putting in your email address and password.

Furthermore, you may like to receive the regular Squash Player newsletter. The relevant link to sign up for the newsletter is

Simon Redfern
Managing Editor

Racketball Doubles Championships

Monday 17th December

Chapel Allerton Tennis, Squash & Gym

Time 7.30pm onwards
Cost £8 per player
Mens and Ladies Doubles
This event will be graded depending on the number of entries
To enter as a pair please drop me an email,
 If you are looking for a partner I will try and match you up with another
Peter Edwards
Head Coach for Squash & Racketball 
Chapel Allerton Tennis, Squash & Gym
Academy of Rackets Director
Racketball Tournament Series For All

Blue Ball, Racketball Team Event

The results of the Blue Ball, Racketball Team event held at Chapel Allerton on Saturday 13th October.

  • Grade A Winners – Chapel Allerton (The Chokers), Joe Cybaniak, Jon Round, Simon Child
  • Grade B Winners – Ilkley, David Jones, Geoff Wright, Iwan Williams.
  • Grade C Winners – Chapel Allerton Jayne Dixon, Alex Peel, Emily Dixon.

A total of 12 teams entered from 8 clubs.

Peter Edwards