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Squash Girls Can subsidised coaching courses – apply now

Passionate about getting more women and girls getting on court? Looking to deliver female-only group sessions? Look no further! This spring, England Squash are offering you the chance to: become a qualified England Squash Level 1 coach gain resources and support to successfully deliver female-only (Squash Girls Can) sessions at your facility join a network…



Essex Juniors impress at Senior County Closed

Terrific to see so many Essex Juniors playing in the 47th Essex Senior County Closed Squash Championships at Club Kingswood at the weekend. Alice Green retained her A title and Mikey Tallentire came away with the C crown after meeting Brandon Higgins in the final. Check out some of the great photographs posted by Niall Engerer and…



Essex junior squash trials being held this Sunday

For all those Juniors not currently involved with Essex Junior Squash Development or County Training squads, please note our next trials are this Sunday at the Garrison in Colchester and Connaught Squash Club in Chingford. You do not need to register, just turn up between 10:00 and 12:00. Essex Junior Squash coaches will be on hand…



Squash-Technological innovation the key for Squash’s Olympic dream

By Rod Gilmour (Reuters) Squash chiefs have long held a desire for the sport to be a part of the Olympic Games and thanks to innovations in technology, their dream may be closer to becoming a reality. Squash has failed on three occasions to be included in the Games, most recently as part of the programme…



First 200 Club winners of the year revealed

The draw for the January round of the Essex Junior Squash 200 club has been made. The winners are: 1st, £40. No 10, Lynn Aspinall2nd, £30. No 31  Alex Yip3rd, £20. No 188 JW Scofield Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all those who have signed up to the 200 Club for your continue support. If…



Are you a 200 Club winner? Latest results announced

The latest draws for the Essex Junior Squash 200 club have 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 continue support. If you would like more details about the draw or how sign up for just £2 month,…



Harry Kitchens leads Essex assault on East Region silverware

The East Region Junior Tournament was held on the 9th and 10th of December at Ipswich Sports Club.England Squash have withdrawn support for all Regional events which meant that there were no national ranking points on offer.However, with great support from all the Regional associations (Beds, Cambs, Essex, Herts, Norfolk and Suffolk) there were still…



How dedication and determination are paying off for Sujan Srindran

BY LEE HORTON Success and progress are not always calculated in silverware and trophies. Sometimes the real winners of sport are those who turn up week after week, tournament after tournament willing to give everything they have got probably knowing that won’t be heading home with their name atop the winners’ list. Not everyone can…



THIRD TIME LUCKY AS MERSEA SCHOOL CLAIM LEXDEN CUP CROWN

YEAR 5-6 PRIMARY SCHOOL SQUASH COMPETITION AFTER THE THIRD AND FINAL ROUND OF THIS YEAR’S LEXDEN CUP,  MERSEA’S ‘A’ WERE VICTORIOUS ON THEIR THIRD ATTEMPT AFTER BEATING THEIR OWN ‘B’ TEAM IN THE 1ST/2ND PLACE PLAYOFF MATCH. A SPECIAL MENTION SHOULD GO TO MERSEA SQUASH COACH SALLY MEANLEY WHO’S ENTHUSIASM AND COMMITMENT TO DEVELOP THE…



It’s Green for go as Essex siblings shine at Dunlop Silver

ESSEX siblings Alice and Ollie Green were this week celebrating a double family success after last weekend’s Dunlop Pontefract Silver tournament. England player Alice was dominant in the girls’ Under-19 event downing Josie Barker and Margo Prow to reach the final where she overcame Katie Malliff 3-1. The win caps a fabulous year for 16…



All to play for in Lexden Cup schools’ challenge

North Essex Primary School Squash Lexden Cup 2017 Round 1 & 2 The first two rounds of the Lexden Cup have seen some exciting squash, with eight school teams battling it out on court for the top two spots, and with it qualification for the Essex School Games to be held on 19th January 2018….



Time to sign for Grand Prix 3

MESSAGE FROM DAVID HARRISA quick reminder that the closing date for the Miles Smith Essex Junior Squash GP3 at Woodford Wells on Sunday 26th November is midnight Sunday 19th November.Online entry via the usual method www.essexjuniorsquash.com/grand-prixAs you will see we now have a sponsor for the Grand Prix series and as such, there will be overall winners trophies for all 8…



Are you a 200 Club winner?

Congratulations to recent our 200 Club winners and thank you to everyone for your continued support of Essex Junior Squash via the scheme – next time it could be your name that is drawn out. If you would like more details about the draw or how sign up for just £2 month, click HERE. MAY 1st….



Essex Girls U-17’s gain sweet revenge over Lloyds

ELLIE HEWES (aged 14) REPORTING The Essex Girls’ Under 17 squad scored a sweet victory over the City Boys from Lloyds Squash Club earlier this week leaving our opponents speechless and slightly befuddled. One of their players ended up wearing a girl’s skort, football socks and an Essex juniors’ top. Quite surreal but very funny….



Canary Wharf Classic tickets on sale this week

The Canary Wharf Squash Classic is one of the most popular squash tournaments in the world, and also has a reputation for innovation in the sport. For the 2018 edition, matches in the early rounds will be played to a best-of-three-games format, with the semi-finals and final best of five. This system has been successfully…



England Squash awarded £7.9m funding by Sport England

England Squash has been awarded a total of £7.9 million over the next funding cycle from Sport England as part of a series of major new investments aimed at keeping the nation active. The national governing body has been awarded a core market award of £3,937,375, a talent award of £2,134,000 and high performance award…



World Squash Day – tips for putting on an event

World Squash Day (WSD) on Saturday 14th October is a fantastic opportunity to open your doors to the community and attract new players, engage with other sporting organisations and showcase what our wonderful sport has to offer. Read top tips for putting on a successful event. 1. Build a team to manage your WSD event….



Essex junior girls gunning for revenge against Lloyd’s

REVENGE will be the order of the day on October 23rd when nine top Essex junior girls go head-to-head against the city slickers from Lloyd’s Squash Club in London. The two teams faced off last year in an intriguing £500 winner takes all squash challenge aimed at raising funds for Essex Junior Squash. Unfortunately, the…



Joe and Josh help Kingswood to Essex Festival crown

Essex Juniors Joe Blackmur and Josh Clarke were in sparkling form at the weekend helping Kingswood Squash Club to success at the inaugural Essex Squash Festival at the David Lloyd Club in Gidea Park.The event was the brainchild of former top Essex player and ex-professional Niall Engerer, now the club pro at David Lloyd GP.Six…



British Junior Open heads to Birmingham for first time

Birmingham has won the right to host the British Junior Open (BJO) for the next three years – the first time the city has staged the prestigious squash tournament in its 92-year history. The flagship event, which attracts more than 400 of the world’s finest juniors from over 30 nations, will be staged at the…



Final few days to enter Essex Junior Closed

The closing date to enter this year’s Essex Junior Closed at The Garrison in Colchester is rapidly approaching. In fact it’s midnight next Monday, September 11th. It’s always a terrific event to play in and we’d love to see all our Essex juniors there on Sept 23 and 24. You can enter here our website….



Entries open for British Junior Championships 2017 in Manchester

Entries are now open for the British Junior Championships gold event in Manchester. The competition is mandatory for those wishing to be called up to represent England and is one of the most prestigious junior events in the country. This year’s competition will run from Thursday 26 October to Sunday 29 October at the National Squash Centre…



Daryl helps England to medal haul at world doubles

Helped by Off the Wall’s Daryl Selby, England won two silver medals and a bronze in their first doubles competition since the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in Manchester. Jenny Duncalf and Alison Waters came within a hair’s breadth of gold with three match points against Joelle King and Amanda…



New faces and changing roles in place as Essex Junior Squash drives forward

ESSEX Junior Squash held its Annual General Meeting at the Hamptons Club (formerly Marconi) last week where we reviewed the last 12 months, planned the forthcoming season, said farewell to two magnificent committee volunteers and welcomed aboard three new faces. We have shuffled the committee pack a little after the change in personnel with our illustrious chairman…