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Category: Grand Prix Series

Essex Junior Grand Prix 7 showcases rising talent

Report by DAVID HARRIS Round Seven of the 2016/2017 Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix season returned to one of its biggest venues when the event headed off to OTWS Academy at Colchester Garrison. The Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series is designed to provide competition for the next generation of young players. Aimed at youngsters who



Grand Prix Entry Technical Error

Just when you don’t need it (!!)- we’ve had a technical issue with the entry software for the Grand Prix Series which has meant the system is currently down. We’ve got clever people trying to fix the problem, but it is unlikely to be back up and running until Saturday morning. We’re so sorry for



GP 7 now at Colchester Garrison

Grand Prix Goers take note! We’ve been advised that Maldon have shut one of it’s courts, so unfortunately we’re not able to hold the 7th Grand Prix of the series there now. As such, we’ve moved it to the Colchester Garrison which is a fantastic venue for the event. We hope this doesn’t inconvenience you



New faces have the X-factor at Essex Jnr Grand Prix 6

REPORT BY DAVID HARRIS Round Six of the 2016/2017 Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix season returned to one of its favourite venues last weekend when the event headed off to Epping Squash Club. The Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series is designed to provide competition for the next generation of young players. Aimed at youngsters who



Record entry for Garrison Essex Junior Grand Prix series

REPORT BY DAVID HARRIS The Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix season saw its largest entry of the year when we took over the impressive courts at The Garrison in Colchester, home of Off The Walls Squash, on Sunday February 5th. The GP series is designed to provide competition for the next generation of young players. Aimed



Newbies make their mark at Grand Prix Three

Round Three of the 2016/2017 Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix season headed off to a new venue for the series, Clements Squash Club, Clement Hall in Hockley, Essex where the event welcomed a reduce field due to the Regional Championships but a few new faces. The Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series is designed to provide



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,



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



Grand Prix Finals delivers our Super Six champs

ESSEX JUNIOR SQUASH found it’s six Junior Grand Prix champions for 2015/16 on Sunday after the seventh and final round of action at the Colchester Garrison, home of Off The Wall Squash. Aimed at youngsters who have yet to wear county colours, the Grand Prix competition was staged over seven months at seven different venues with



Grand Prix 6 delivers spills and thrills at Bishops Stortford

The penultimate round of 2015/2016 Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series headed across the border into Hertfordshire on Sunday with Round 6 at the Bishops Stortford Squash and Racketball Club. The volunteers of Essex Junior Squash Committee had their work cut out today when, due to illness, 3 players had to withdraw last minute. Despite this,



New names on the winners’ board at Grand Prix Series 5

REPORT BY DAVID HARRIS Despite the Easter holidays, the volunteers of Team EJS had their work cut out with 34 players at Round 5 of the Essex Grand Prix series at The Connaught Club last weekend with kids from school years 4 through to 10 playing over a hundred matches across five groups in the space



Amazing turn out for latest Essex Junior Grand Prix

The volunteers of Team EJS pulled off another amazing tournament last weekend with 50 kids from school years 4 through to 10 playing over a hundred matches across 9 groups in the space of 6 and a half hours! With Lexden hosting round 4 of the Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series on Sunday, an event



Change of venue for Grand Prix 4

We have been forced to change the venue of the Essex Junior Grand Prix 4 from Bishops Stortford to the Lexden Squash Club. The switch for the February 7th event is because of an over-run on redevelopment work at Storford which mean showers, toilets and changing room facilities are out of action. We hope to reschedule the event at BSSC to



Epping Grand Prix unearths more Essex talent

Epping Squash Club hosted round two of this season’s Essex Junior Grand Prix on Sunday with an array of new faces and winners highlighting the growth of the popular event. Open to junior players not currently aligned to county squads, the Grand Prix is in its second season and has already unearthed some exciting talent. And if



Grand Prix Series off to a flying start at Woodford Wells.

This season’s Essex Junior Grand Prix Series got off to a great start at Woodford Wells Squash Club on Sunday with 34 kids taking part in Round One of the seven-event series. Congratulations to Year 6 winners Emma Logan and Sebastian Waugh. Year 8 winners Sophie Brame and Akash Shah and Year 10 winners Mary Kate-Lavery and



Next Junior Grand Prix is November 1st at Epping

  Following the huge success of our new Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series in 2014/2015, this season’s event has been extended from 5 events to 7 events, covering more clubs in Essex to encourage more juniors to play and get involved. The GP series is aimed at players NOT playing or Training with any



Grand Prix winners train with top Essex coaches

The winners and runners-up from the inaugrial Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series gathered at the Garrison today for a training session led by Paul Allen with assistance from Ben Coleman, Essex’s World Number 66 Player. The players were put through their paces with fitness, skills and tactical sessions with Ben helping out throughout the



Fabulous Grand Prix final showcases future of Essex Junior Squash

REPORT BY DAVID HARRIS Colchester Garrison, home of Off The Wall Squash, staged the final round of the 2014/2015 Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series on Sunday,  an event designed to provide competition for the next generation of young players. Aimed at youngsters who have yet to wear county colours, the Grand Prix competition was staged over six



Final Essex Junior Grand Prix promises to be a thriller

The fifth and final Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix event takes place at the Garrison in Colchester this Sunday between 09:30 and 15:00. It is the culmination of a ground-breaking idea launched to encourage and inspire young players who are relatively new to squash competition. Points from the five stages, held at clubs around the county, will be combined and counted towards



Record entry at Woodford Wells for latest Essex Grand Prix series

REPORT BY DAVID HARRIS Woodford Wells Squash Club staged  the penultimate round of the 2014/2015 Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series on Sunday,  an event designed to provide competition for the next generation of young players. Aimed at youngsters who have yet to wear county colours, the Grand Prix competition is being staged over six months at



Grand Prix Series delivers again with shocks and thrills

REPORT BY DAVID HARRIS Bishops Stortford Squash and Racketball Club staged round three of the Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series on Sunday,  an event designed to provide competition for the next generation of young players. Aimed at youngsters who have yet to wear county colours, the Grand Prix competition is being staged over six months at



Grand Prix Series hotting up after Round 2 at Lexden

REPORT BY DAVID HARRIS Lexden Squash Club staged round two of the Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series on Sunday,  an event designed to provide competition for the next generation of young players. Aimed at youngsters who have yet to wear county colours, the Grand Prix competition will be staged over six months at five different



JUNIOR GRAND PRIX SERIES HEADS FOR LEXDEN

THE SECOND Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix Squash Series event, aimed at players School Year 10 and under who have yet to play competitive squash for the county, is just three weeks away. Following the success of the opening event at Club Kingswood in November, the centre of attention switches to Colchester’s Lexden Club where



Grand Prix Series gets off to a flyer at Kingswood

Essex Junior Squash launched its new Grand Prix Series for Development players on Sunday with the aim of providing competition for the next generation of young players. Aimed at youngsters who have yet to wear county colours, the Grand Prix competition will be staged over six months at five different venues with points from each