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British Open Masters hat-trick for Yorkshire

There was a hat-trick of successes for Yorkshire in the British Open Masters Squash Championships at the Colets Club in Surrey. Julie Field won the Women’s Over-60 title, beating Sian Johnson from Wales 3/1 in the final at the Thames Ditton club, while her stablemate at Pontefract Squash Club, Andrea Santamaria, had an arguably even […]

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Yorkshire Squash Closed 2017

The 2017 Yorkshire Squash Closed will be held at Pontefract from 21-22 January. Entry is online at SportyHQ. The following competitions are available: Open ‘A’ – open to any player who is eligible to play for Yorkshire. Winner receives a trophy, perpetual trophy and £120. Runner up receives a trophy plus £60. Open ‘B’ – […]

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Yorkshire success in World Masters

Congratulations to Yorkshire players Julie Field, Ladies Over 60s winner and Adrian Wright, Mens Over 75s winner, and Andrea Santamaria, runner up in the Ladies Over 45s, in the World Masters Championships held in Johannesberg.

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Bamford is champion

There is a new name on the Italik Yorkshire Closed cup after Tom Bamford became champion in a pulsating weekend at Pontefract. Tom had to do it the hard way, with victories over Brad Gallivan and Lewis Doughty in the early rounds, and no. 1 seed Simon Parke, overcome 3-0, in the semi final. In […]

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Yorkshire Closed at Pontefract 30-31 Jan

The Yorkshire Closed entry is now open, this is being held at Pontefract from 30-31 January. Enter online at SportyHQ. There are the following categories of entry: Mens ‘A’ – open to any player who is eligible to play for Yorkshire. Winner receives a trophy, perpetual trophy and £120. Runner up receives a trophy plus […]

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Yorkshire players shine at North of England Masters

Yorkshire players enjoyed some success at the North of England Masters Tournament held at Pontefract Squash Club on 2-4 January. Jonathan Lilley won the Mens Over 45 with a virtuoso display of racket skill in a 3-0 victory. Murray Scott, a Yorkshireman by birth although now playing for Derbyshire), beat Ray Burke (Leyburn) in the […]

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Les Hughes triumphs in Men’s O50s Closed

The Yorkshire Masters Over 50 Championships on Saturday 4th October at Abbeydale, writes Stephen Blacksell. The 8 dwindled to 5 in the end as a result of various strains, twinges, breakdowns in communication, and other legitimate reasons. The 5 were Les Hughes, Phil Wakefield, Steve Jones, Prem Sispal and Stephen Blacksell. We adopted a league […]

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Thompson (O60) and Wright (O65) Yorkshire champions

The first semi-final match saw Mark Thompson beat Ed Winter 3-0 in the over 60’s. The second semi-final saw the best match of the tournament between Roy Robinson and Steve Williams which Steve won 10-8 in the 5th game. For the over 60’s finals Mark Thompson overwhelmed Steve Williams 3-0 to win the Yorkshire Closed […]

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Martin wins Over 50s title

Players from all corners of Yorkshire headed to Abbeydale for this year’s Yorkshire Over 50s tournament. From North Yorkshire the redoubtable Ray Burke. From West Yorkshire Prem Sispal and Andy Heap. From the East Riding, Steve Forster. From South Yorkshire, Steve Blacksell, Ged Martin, and Guy Grayson. And from the Peoples Republic of Barnsley, Phil […]

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Yorkshire Masters dates

The Yorkshire Masters Championships will be played on three separate dates this year. The Over 35/40 will be played at Abbeydale Squash Club on Saturday 19 April 2014. If you wish to enter, contact Nick Wall on nickwall7@hotmail.com The Over 50s will be played at Abbeydale Squash Club on Sunday 27 April 2014. If you […]

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