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Yorkshire Over 60’s - Inter County Finals

22nd/23rd June 2019. Birmingham University provided the venue for this year’s Inter Counties Finals, with Essex being Yorkshire’s opponents for their quarter final tie. First on court for Yorkshire at No.3 was Steve Forster. After a slow start, he gradually clawed his way back into contention...more
Womens Over 50 Intercounty Finals

Womens Over 50 Intercounty Finals

Yorkshire ladies were in action at the weekend, at Warwickshire Squash club, defending the WO50 title which they took in 2018. Unfortunately the team was missing several key players due to holidays and injuries so with a squad  of Andrea Santamaria, Julie Field and Julie Nevins, all from Ponte...more
Northern cup, Grove Park squash club Cheadle. 

Northern cup, Grove Park squash club Cheadle. 

A fabulous weekend of stunning squash played by all the competitors in this very old competition.  The venue in Cheadle Hulme was full of players from , Yorkshire , Lancashire, Merseyside, Cumbria, Durham & Cleveland , Cheshire, Northumbria. Categories were in school year groups , Yr...more
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CHAPEL A SQUASH OPEN 2019

DATE Friday 30th August / Saturday 31st August / Sunday 1st September Please complete the attached form and return it to the tournament organiser at the time of payment. ENTRY FEE        The entry fee is £20.          ...more
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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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