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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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Premier League Week Four: Slim lead for perfect Ponte

Pontefract 1 lead the Yorkshire Premier League by a single point after they and Chapel Allerton 1 both extended their winning starts to the campaign into a fourth week. Pontefract 1 won 4-1 at Sheffield club Hallamshire, partially thanks to the return of world No.96 Patrick Rooney following his q...more
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Premier League Week Three: Chapel and Ponte maintain perfect starts

Chapel Allerton 1 and Pontefract 1 just about kept their 100% records intact in round three of the Yorkshire Premier League. It was a tension-filled night at Chapel Allerton as the north Leeds club’s first team faced their seconds, who are newly promoted to the top flight this season. Heading ...more
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Premier League Week Two: Chapel still in charge

Chapel Allerton 1 maintained their perfect start to the defence of their Yorkshire Premier League squash title with a 5-0 demolition of injury-hit Pontefract 2 on Wednesday night. There was an international flavour to the Leeds club’s line-up with Portuguese No.3 Pedro Pinto and New Zealand young...more
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Coaching course support

Coaching course support • We would like to provide financial support to coaches to take Level 2 or Level 3 England Squash coaching courses. • We aim to fund up to 75% of the total coach of a course. • We would target the money towards those who are likely to become/are on their way to becomin...more
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Premier League Week One: Champs Chapel A off to winning start

Chapel Allerton 1 began the defence of their Yorkshire Premier League title with an opening-night 3-2 victory against last year’s runners up Dunnington. Portuguese No.3 Pedro Pinto and 17-year-old Ben Merchant got the night off to a winning start for the hosts with victories over British Open 045...more
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Coach development project

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual or team to promote the development of squash and racketball coaches in Yorkshire. Please provide expressions of interest on the form attached below by Friday 13 October to marc.thomas@yorkshiresquash.com. The form is here....more
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Racketball Tournament

Silver Series No 5 - Blue Ball Racketball Tournament at Chapel Allerton  Thursday 19th October  10am to 2pm  £16 entry fee   Age groups  Over 60, 65 and 70s    To enter please book online  http://www.racketsacademy.com/book-here#!/Silver-Series-2017/c/18442480/offset=0&sort...more
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BECOME A CLUB REFEREE

With Humber Squash & England Squash Humber squash league have arranged, and will pay for, an England squash referee training workshop. at Hull & East Riding Sports Club 182 Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull HU5 3ED Saturday 30th September 2017 11.00 a.m. until approx. 3.30 p.m. ...more
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Yorkshire Junior Closed at Pontefract 23-24 September

Please enter online for this event at SportyHQ....more
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Racketball Event

  Black Ball Racketball Event Saturday 16th September at Chapel Allerton Tennis and Squash Club 1.30pm to 6pm  Entry Fee £16  Graded Event Guide to Grades  A - County level B - Team Player C - Club Player Matches best of 3 games to 11 .  Each p...more
Chapel Allerton Open 1-3 September

Chapel Allerton Open 1-3 September

As some of you may already be aware Chapel Allerton will be running our Open Tournament again this September. We’d love to see loads of participation from clubs across the region - it promises to be a fantastic weekend of squash for players and spectators with a number of big local names already sig...more
Yorkshire Ladies miss out on title in the final

Yorkshire Ladies miss out on title in the final

Yorkshire ladies hopes of regaining the title, last won in 2015, were dealt a blow by the loss of No 1 Fiona Moverley who was called up to play for England-her first cap in the European Team Championships in Helsinki. So with a team of Lauren Siddall, Katie Smith, Hannah Shipley and Julie Field...more
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Defending YSL champions finish fourth

Barnsley, last season’s Yorkshire Squash League champions, had to be content with a fourth-place finish this year as the 2016/17 campaign drew to a close last week. With Chapel Allerton having already clinched the title and Dunnington assured of second place, the main interest was which club were...more
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Chapel Allerton celebrate title success in style

Chapel Allerton marked their first Yorkshire Squash League title for nine years in style last week when they completed their season with a 17-5 rout of third-placed Pontefract. Having already clinched the trophy, the Leeds club made it four wins in a row and then heard that Reward were going to s...more
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Chapel Allerton end title wait

Chapel Allerton clinched their first Yorkshire Squash League title for nine years last week in sensational style. The Leeds club stormed to a 20-0 victory at bottom club Abbeydale seconds to leapfrog Dunnington and seal the trophy with two rounds to spare. Although the York outfit also triumph...more
Valiant effort by Yorkshire Ladies over 40's

Valiant effort by Yorkshire Ladies over 40's

Yorkshire Ladies over 40's were in action at the Masters Inter County Championship at the Park Club in Nottingham. Yet again Yorkshire drew Surrey at the semi final stage with the team of Kate Fisher, Paula Arrowsmith, Kim Chadwick, Sarah Percy and Diane Fenton faced a strong  team the despite a ...more

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