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Monthly archives: September, 2016

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



ESSEX JUNIOR CLOSED DRAW AND MATCH TIMES

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



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