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Monthly archives: July, 2018

Junior players help shape the future of squash

SquashFORWARD – the joint initiative between the World Squash Federation (WSF) and Professional Squash Association (PSA) – officially kicked off its first activity over the weekend with juniors from all four corners of the globe taking part in a series of brainstorming sessions during the Dutch Junior Open in Amsterdam. SquashFORWARD has been formed with the goal of engaging with the next generation…



By George, master Woodhead lands top school award

REPORT BY SALLY MEANLEY Essex junior George Woodhead has capped an amazing year of sport by winning the Mersea School Squash Achievement Award for 2018. George has enjoyed some great performances as part of Mersea School’s winning year 5/6 Lexden Cup team as well as helping his team to win the Essex School Games’ Year 6 trophy despite only…



Willstrop and Selby put on amazing night of squash at Lexden

ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor James Willstrop and Daryl Selby delighted a packed crowd at Lexden Rackets and Fitness Club in Colchester, Essex, with a spellbinding display in an exhibition match full of skills, athleticism and great humour. It always amazes me how much energy these top pros put into exhibitions like this, but, as…



Essex squash club forced to shut because of President Trump

BY LEE HORTON PSA squash stars James Willstrop and Daryl Selby, along with more than a hundred young players from Essex, have been forced to down rackets due to Donald Trump’s controversial visit to London. The US President’s three-day stay in the UK has meant a massive security operation and in a bizarre set of…



DAVE WEBSTER RUNNING SUMMER CAMPS AT CONNAUGHT

There are SIX weeks of great Summer holiday squash training camps at Connaught Squash Club with Level 3 coach Dave Webster. They will run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting on July 23rd and ending August 24th. They start at 10am until 3pm and cost £25 a day or £60 for the week.  Each camp includes…



DIARY DATE: Essex Junior AGM July 25th

The Essex Junior Squash AGM will be held on Wednesday 25th July 2018 at 19:30 at Hamptons Sports Club, Tydemans, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 9FH Agenda Minutes of last AGM Annual Report Adoption of the accounts to 31st May 2018 Election of Essex Junior Squash Committee Aims and objectives for the 2018/19 Season AOB The…



England select Essex pair for WSF World Junior Championships

  National Junior Coach Lee Drew has revealed the squad to represent England at the forthcoming WSF World Junior Squash Championships in India from 18-29 July and it includes two junior players from Essex. The team selected to represent England in the women’s individual event is European Under 19 champion Lucy Turmel (Suffolk), British Under 23 champion Elise…



Essex star Lauren installed as No.1 seed at World Masters

Essex’s Lauren Briggs was installed as the No.1 seed for the Over-35 2018 WSF World Masters Squash Championships in Virginia, USA, when the seedings were released by the World Squash Federation today.   The 15th edition of the biennial championships – but the first to be held in the USA – will take place at…



ARE YOU A 200 CLUB WINNER?

The latest draw for the Essex Junior Squash 200 club has been made by Essex Junior Squash committee. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all those who have signed up to the 200 Club for your continued support. If you would like more details about the draw or how to sign up for just £2…



Dave Webster welcomes new Essex trialists

The irrepressible Dave Webster and his able assistant Vicky te Velde were on hand to put some new Essex recruits through their paces at Walthamstow Squash on Sunday. It was open trials day there and at the Colchester’s Garrison and it was great to see so much enthusiasm and energy from the new intake. Thanks…



Where are Essex players ranked in England

England Squash Squash Rankings for July have been posted. Check out where you are placed https://www.englandsquash.com/competitions-and-events/junior/rankings.