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Monthly archives: October, 2016

Elise Lazarus edges all-Essex British Championship final in Manchester

Congratulations to Essex’s Elise Lazarus who clinched her fifth British Junior Championships title today when she edged Essex team-mate Alice Green 11/9, 10/12, 11/7, 11/6 in a gripping U-17 final in Manchester. What an amazing day for Essex squash to have two brilliant young players in the final of such a prestigious event. Super proud



City Boys take the honours in showdown with Essex Girls

A rattling good night at Canary Wharf last week when the girls from Essex Junior Squash took on a team from Lloyds of London Squash in a 9-a-side showdown. With the small matter of a £500 side bet to make things interesting, the action was fast and furious with no quarter asked or given. Despite a valiant



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 three boys’ teams into Inter-Counties Stage 2

By LEE HORTON THREE Essex teams made it through to Stage Two of the Boys’  Inter-Counties National competition on Sunday. Our Under-13’s led the way at Ipswich Squash Club going through their three-match programme for the loss of just one point. Coach Dave Webster’s team opened their account with a 5-0 win over Herts and



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