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Pontefract Race meeting

Monday evening, 10 June has been designated as a Sports Night There are six races, the first one being at 6.35 pm James Willstrop will be there to present the prize to one of the winners during the evening Arrangements have been made for anyone giving the name of the squash club of whic...more
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BRITISH OPEN MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

There was double success for Yorkshire in the British Open Masters Championships held at Hull University on 22-26 May. Andrea Santamaria (Pontefract) won the Women’s Over 50 title despite nursing an injury, and Mike Clemson (Ferriby Hall) beat his old adversary Adrian Wright, who plays his squash i...more
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Allam County Championship Results

LADIES CWinner - Angela Burns (Bridlington) R/UP -  June Hill (Ferriby Hall)Result - Box League of 3 LADIES AWinner - Katie Smith (Pontefract) R/Up - Amber Copley (Pontefract)Score 3-1 11-7 7-11 11-5 11-2 MENS DWinner - John Bannister (Bridlington) R/UP - Andrew Burns (Bridlington)Score -...more
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Yorkshire Junior Graded Series

Here is the information for the 6th event in the South Yorkshire Junior Graded Series 2018/19, open to all Sheffield & District area juniors, plus others if space allows. We have 8 courts booked so can accommodate a good number of entrants. NB this will be the last series scoring e...more
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Champs Dunnington finish with a flourish

Champions Dunnington finished the Yorkshire Premier League season in aptly emphatic fashion by smashing bottom side Chapel Allerton 2 on Wednesday night. Having sealed their second successive title two weeks ago, there was little pressure on the York club’s final game of the campaign, but they c...more
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Chapel Allerton bring Dunnington back down to earth

Having sealed their second straight Yorkshire Premier League squash title the previous week, Dunnington may still have been nursing hangovers as they went down to a strong Chapel Allerton 1 side on Wednesday night. A world-class encounter at No.1 between Scotsman Greg Lobban and Channel Islander...more
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Yorkshire Womens O50 ICC

This event was held on 2nd March at the Northern Club, Didsbury, Manchester. Cheshire  A prompt 09.30 start with very friendly match between Jane Law and Julie Field,  set the morning off with a 3-0 win for  Yorkshire. A rather more serious approach saw some tight and entertaining squash bet...more
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ICC Mens Over 60's

Stage 1 of this year’s competition saw Yorkshire drawn against Cheshire, Durham & Cleveland and Lancashire 2. In their opening match they faced Cheshire with Mark Shipley first on court for Yorkshire. After taking the first game comfortably, Mark found himself trailing by 2 games to 1, ...more
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Over 50's weekend report

It was always going to be a tough weekend with Durham & Cleveland and Lancashire in our group, last year's winners and runners up. The 1st match against Northumbria proved to be a nice warm up for the afternoons true test, John Hanson, Richard Briggs, Jason Fearn and Graham Hawcroft having comf...more
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Dunnington retain Yorkshire Premier League crown

Dunnington sealed their second successive Yorkshire Premier League title with two matches to spare thanks to a defeat of Pontefract 1 on Wednesday evening. The east York club have now won the title four times in the last eight years, and this latest success was equally as emphatic as last year’s...more
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ICC (over 55) Masters

Captains Match Report Well whoever decided that playing 4 matches in one weekend using PAR scoring to 15 at our age needs taking aside and shooting! We all hated the 3 county format admittedly but a 5 county format is sadistic! Although much better socially with other age groups also playing ...more
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Inter-County O65s Stage 1

02 AND 03 MARCH England Squash tried a new system that saw several age-groups playing at the same venue.  The venues on each day though differed.  In addition, there was yet another design of team shirt for Yorkshire players to wear.  Universal approval for any of the three was not apparent. ...more
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Yorkshire Womens Over 45 team

The first match played was against Worcestershire. In her debut Yorkshire appearance Clare played at 3 winning comfortably 3-0. Also playing her first match, Vicky then continued the winning streak with a 3-1 victory playing at 1 on a very slow and cold court. Nicola cemented the victory playing at...more
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PSA Closed Satellite Tournament

at Dunnington  15/16/17th of March 2019It is a men's 32 draw It is £10 entry,  £500 for 1st, £300 for 2nd and £50 for reaching the semi final.  to enter email Ed Shannon on edshannon32@yahoo.co.uk or text him on 07591 650692 We hope to see you all there ...more
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Open Racketball Doubles

Venue : Chapel Allerton Tennis and Squash ClubDate : Saturday 13th AprilTimes : 1pm to 6pm Closing Date for Entries : Friday 29th March  Three categories  A Grade Open to All - Black BallB Grade Club players  - Blue BallMixed Doubles - Blue Ball  Entry fee £16 per pa...more
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Title defence looks assured for Dunnington

Barring a Devon Loch style collapse, the 2018/19 Yorkshire Premier League title is certain to stay in Dunnington’s hands after another convincing win for the York club on Wednesday night. Dunnington’s 4-1 (17-9) triumph at Abbeydale, combined with another damaging defeat for second-placed Hallam...more
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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. Yorkshire and Surrey claimed three titles each with Sussex lifting two and Lancashire a...more
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Congratulations

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...more
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Hallamshire hand Dunnington big title advantage

Dunnington took a massive step towards a second successive Yorkshire Premier League title as their victory - and defeat for second-placed Hallamshire - opened up an imposing gap at the top. With four games of the season left, York club Dunnington now lead by 23 points following Wednesday’s comfo...more
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Two Yorkshire winners in Nottingham

Yorkshire had two winners at the National Masters Championships at the Park Club in Nottingham on 13-17 February. Andrea Santamaria took the Women's Over-50s title and Adrian Wright overcame fellow Yorkshireman Mike Clemson in the final of the Over-75s event. Overall, there was a good entry o...more

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