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Squash 101 leaders Course

We’re holding a Squash 101 leaders course at Pontefract Squash Club on Saturday 21st July.   The course is aimed at those aged 16 or over who want to lead sessions for groups of adults.  Squash 101 is aimed at newer or less regular squash players, a great way to integrate your gym user...more
British Open Masters hat-trick for Yorkshire

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, Andr...more
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Exciting new job at HLTSC

The job we have to offer is for 6 hours a week of group coaching on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Mixed ability. Coaching qualification L1 desired but not a necessity as we can fund a coach to do their coaching courses. Huddersfield Lawn Tennis and Squash Club Coach - http://www.hltsc.co....more
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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 ...more
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Yorkshire County Closed Racketball Championships 2018

Saturday 22nd September Sunday 23rd September Venue : Chapel Allerton Tennis and Squash Club   Black Ball Grades A and B Ladies Blue Ball A B and C Age Categories Black Ball Over 45s 55s Blue Ball 60s 65s and 70s Entry fee: £17 or £22 for two events To enter please email edwardsquash@m...more
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Champs Dunnington finish YPL season with defeat

The 2017/18 Yorkshire Premier League concluded this week with a surprise defeat for champions Dunnington and Barnsley firing a shot across the bows of next season’s title rivals. Barnsley have been the form horse in the second half of the season and Wednesday’s 15-7 away win ensured they and oppo...more
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No let-up from relentless champions Dunnington

Having wrapped up the Yorkshire Premier League squash title with two matches to spare, Dunnington could have been forgiven for taking their foot off the gas. Unfortunately for Pontefract 1, they did no such thing. For the second week in succession, the newly-crowned champions wheeled out their bi...more
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Dunnington seal third Yorkshire Premier League title

Dunnington clinched their third Yorkshire Premier League squash title in the most emphatic fashion as they wheeled out their big guns to give Hallamshire a hammering. The York club regained the crown they last won in 2015 with two matches to spare, as second-placed Pontefract 1’s defeat to Queens...more
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Dunnington inch ever closer to title glory

Dunnington have one hand on the Yorkshire Premier League trophy after extending their lead to 30 points with just three matches of the season left. While the York club were taking maximum points at home to Chapel Allerton 2 on Wednesday their only remaining title challengers, Chapel Allerton 1 an...more
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Matthew chops Chapel A's title chances

Three-time world champion Nick Matthew made his first Yorkshire Premier League appearance for over a year and struck what could be a decisive blow in the 2017/18 title race. Matthew, the current world No.8 who is retiring as a pro after the Commonwealth Games in April, turned out for home club Ha...more
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Barnsley on a roll but Dunnington look unstoppable

Barnsley continued their dazzling run of form in the Yorkshire Premier League but with just five games to go leaders Dunnington are starting to look uncatchable. Spearheaded by world No.26 Declan James, Barnsley extended their winning sequence to five thanks to a 16-8 triumph over bottom side Cha...more
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Dunnington back on track as Ponte slip up

Dunnington reasserted their authority in the Yorkshire Premier League after last week’s shock defeat to Barnsley by crushing Queens of Halifax. The York club are back on course to retain the title they won in 2015 after a comfortable home win over a Queens side who are in danger of relegation. ...more
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Dunnington defeat opens door to title rivals

Dunnington’s nine-match winning run came to an abrupt halt at Barnsley in round 11 of the Yorkshire Premier League on Wednesday night. The York club had looked unstoppable in their bid to reclaim the title they won in 2015, having not lost a match since the opening day of the season back in Octob...more
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Dunnington turn title screw

Dunnington leaped a massive hurdle in their bid to reclaim the Yorkshire Premier League squash title after annihilating defending champions Chapel Allerton 1. The clash of the top two had been eagerly anticipated over the Christmas break, but it ended up being a procession for the York club again...more
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Simpson lands hefty YPL title blow

Dunnington took a major step in their quest to reclaim the Yorkshire Premier League title as they beat rivals Pontefract 1 to go 14 points clear at the halfway stage of the season. World No.36 Chris Simpson applied the finishing blow to a Pontefract side weakened by the absence of usual No.1 Patr...more
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Dunnington tighten grip on top spot

Dunnington extended their lead at the top of the Yorkshire Premier League with a crushing 5-0 victory at Hallamshire in round eight. With the halfway mark of the season in sight, the York club have now amassed 142 points and lead second-placed Pontefract 1 by ten, with Chapel Allerton 1 not far b...more
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Dunnington pounce as Ponte slip up

A shock defeat for Pontefract 1 enabled York club Dunnington to take a nine-point lead at the top of the Yorkshire Premier League. With a much-changed line-up from that which won last week’s thriller with title rivals Chapel Allerton 1, Ponte 1 went down 4-1 at Barnsley, losing their 100% record ...more
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Premier League Week Six: Willstrop topples Chapel

The formidable presence of European champion James Willstrop proved decisive as Pontefract 1 won the table-topping clash with Chapel Allerton 1 in the Yorkshire Premier League. Willstrop, the former world No.1 and recent PSA World Series Finals runner-up, clinched victory for his boyhood club in a ...more
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Premier League Week Five: Three-horse race

The 2017/18 Yorkshire Premier League is already looking like a three-horse race for the title with Pontefract 1, Chapel Allerton 1 and Dunnington 1 jostling for top spot. Week five saw leaders Pontefract and defending champions Chapel both record thumping wins to maintain their 100% starts to the...more
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North West Yorks Junior League

The fixtures for the junior league are as below. We'll be adding the facility to add the results shortly. Under 11s Under 13s Under 15s Red Blue Red Blue Red Blue October 14/15 Chap A 1 v Harlow Chap A 2 v Collingham 1 Wigginton v Pontefract October 21/2...more

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