• Essex Junior Closed 2014
  • Essex Junior Open 2014
  • Richie Fallows representing England
  • Essex juniors in action

200 Club winners for September announced

TIM BARROTT REPORTS The draw for the September round of the Essex Junior Squash 200 club was made by county coach Will Southworth who, after he completed the draw, agreed to join the Club. The winners were: 1st, £40. No 25, Karen Connor 2nd, £30. No 1  David Harris 3rd, £20. No 200 Justin Walton   David, who is


Essex book two boys’ teams into Inter-Counties Stage 2

By LEE HORTON TWO Essex teams made it through to Stage Two of the Boys’  Inter-Counties National competition on Sunday with a third awaiting to see if they have also qualified after finishing in second spot. Our Under-13’s led the way at Ipswich Squash Club going through their three-match programme for the loss of just one point.


Essex girls shine in Inter-Counties Stage One

By LEE HORTON Essex fielded four girls’ teams in last weekend’s Inter-Counties Stage One competition with two of our sides moving a step closer to the National Finals. Coach Chris Chitty took charge of our Under-17 team for their trip round the M25 to Wimbledon Squash Club where the line-up of Alice Green, Eleanor White, Ellie Hewes, Piper


Essex Girls take on City Boys in £500 challenge

By LEE HORTON Stand by the biggest squash showdown London has seen in years. Forget Canary Wharf or Queen’s Club, all eyes will be on the Reuters Building in Docklands later this month when nine Essex girls take on a team of City slickers in a £500 winner-takes-all challenge. The intriguing match-up is the brainchild of


Tom Elton Barratt junior tournament at Bishops Stortford supporting CRY

The annual Tom Elton Barratt Junior Squash Championships are due to take place at Bishop’s Stortford Squash & Racketball Club, Hertfordshire on Sunday 13th November 2016.   The tournament can be summarized as follows but please read the attached entry form for full details and conditions of the event (categories and formats are dependent on


Win exclusive experiences in Sunshine4Sumner silent auction

Fancy putting an England pro through their paces? Want to spend a day with the England Academy? Win exclusive squash experiences in our silent auction and raise funds for young Sumner Malik. 10-year old squash player, Sumner Malik has been diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a terminal and rare, cancer of the brain.The


England to host 2017 World Doubles Championships

England will host the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships next year for the first time following an agreement between the World Squash Federation and England Squash. The 2017 World Doubles will take place at the National Squash Centre in Manchester from 1-5 August, featuring Men’s, Women’s and Mixed events. The Championships come just a year


Lauren Selby named Norway’s National Squash coach

BY LEE HORTON LAUREN SELBY, one of England’s brightest and most innovative squash coaches, has been put in charge of Norway’s national squash programme. The 32-year-old former professional tour player from Essex will spearhead a two-pronged project that aims to re-shape Norwegian squash from top to bottom. Lauren will head the development of senior players


Rush is on for 2017 Canary Wharf tickets

  A mad scramble is under way after tickets went on sale this morning for the 2017 Canary Wharf Squash Classic. A week of world-class sporting drama, with 70,000 dollars of prize money on offer, returns to the superb East Wintergarden venue from March 6-10 and fans need to act quickly to book their seats


Essex Jnr Squash team up with The Physiotherapy Practice

MEET the team from The Physiotherapy Practice who have just joined forces with Essex Junior Squash. The Essex-based company, who have surgeries in Colchester, West Bergholt and Great Bentley, have agreed to be our official advisors and consultants and will roll out programmes in injury prevention and early diagnosis of problems seen in young and adolescent squash players. Physiotherapy Practice


Essex claim two world titles, a silver and a bronze at World Masters

REPORT BY LEE HORTON ESSEX Squash can this week celebrate two new World Champions. Colchester’s amazing Malcolm Gilham and the equally remarkable Barbara Sanderson from Romford collected their crowns at the WSF World Masters Championships in Johannesburg, South Africa. Malcolm (PICTURED ABOVE), a former Lieutenant Colonel in the British Army who has been playing squash since quitting tennis


Amazing weekend of squash at Essex Junior Closed

By DAVID HARRIS The Essex Junior County Closed Tournament was again full of thrills and spills as the over a hundred of the county’s best young junior squash players fought for honours at this year’s championship. Watched by a packed crowd, our juniors provided some entertaining and awesome squash to prove the depth of talent within the



THE draw has been made for this weekend’s Essex Junior Closed and there looks to be some cracking match-ups in every age group. The entry numbers are extremely healthy, another increase on last year’s record entry. Great testimony to all the hard work players, coaches and organisers have put in over the past 12 months. Karen Selby,


New Grand Prix season gets off to flying start at Lexden

The 2016/2017 Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix season got off to a great start today with Round 1 at the Lexden Rackets and Fitness Club today. The Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series is designed to provide competition for the next generation of young players. Aimed at youngsters who have yet to wear county colours,


Daryl’s magic in Macau lands him biggest ever PSA title

ESSEX professional Daryl Selby captured the biggest title of his career lifting the 2016 Macau Open, PSA M50 title with a walkover against Hong Kong’s Max Lee in the final. Daryl captured his first PSA World Tour title since April 2012 after Lee was forced to withdraw from the final due to injury. “I’m absolutely delighted with


Juniors having a smashing time at Malaysia Nationals

Players at the Asian Junior Squash Championships received a rude shock when a glass panel at one of the courts at the National Squash Centre in Bukit Jalil, Malaysia shattered during a match. The right glass panel on Court 4 broke during the boys’ Under-19 match between Singapore’s Chua Man Chin and Iran’s Mojtaba Kafili


200 Club winners for July and August

TIM BARROTT REPORTS The draws for the July and August rounds of the Essex Junior Squash 200 club were made last weekend by members of the Essex Girls Elite County squad. The winners were: July 3rd place  No 166  India Webb (much to the disappointment of her mother who had expected that the money was going to

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All systems go for Essex Junior Grand Prix 3

Following the huge success of our new Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series over the past couple of seasons, the 2016/2017 season has been extended again, this time from 7 events to 8 events, covering more clubs in the Essex County to encourage more juniors to play and get involved. Points will be totalled up at the


SquashTV set for biggest season ever

The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have confirmed that the 2016/17 PSA World Tour season will see more live tournaments than ever before broadcast on SQUASHTV and Eurosport Player, the official home of live and on-demand squash. Over 450 matches, spread across 20 tournaments, will be broadcast throughout a breathtaking season of world-class squash that will


Last chance saloon!

A quick reminder that entry closes for this year’s Essex Junior Closed on Monday 12th September, so you’ve only got a few days left! We’ve even made it super easy to enter by creating this entry form that you can fill in digitally instead of having to print off and scan back to us…so no


Essex juniors making their mark in England rankings

TODAY’S new England rankings feature 15 Essex junior players in the top 20 of the various age group categories. Bucking the trend of most counties across the country, it is the girls who lead the way for Essex with nine players featuring in the prestigious England Squash rankings. Alice Green (2) and Elise Lazarus (5) look


Time to enter the Essex Junior Closed

There is only three weeks to go before the much anticipated Essex Junior County Closed Championships at the Colchester Garrison. The action takes place over two days, Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th September 2016, and the closing date for entries is Monday 12th September 2016 To enter,  please complete the entry form that was posted to all players


WSF to investigate claims that winning juniors are 20 years old

  By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor The World Squash Federation are investigating claims that Pakistan fielded two over-age players while winning the recent World Junior Team Championship in Poland. Israr Ahmed, who beat Egypt’s number one Saadeldin Abouaish in straight games in the final, is understood to be 20 years old, as is victorious


Essex Junior Squash boosted by record numbers

Dear Players/Parents  Last season, 2015/16, Essex Junior Squash. continued to build on the success of the 2014/15 season with record numbers of young players taking part in our events. The Essex Junior Squash volunteer committee is looking forward to your continued help and support for what promises to be an exceedingly busy season ahead. We ran