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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…



How to sign up for the official Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix

Over the last couple of weeks I have had a number of parents asking what the process for signing up to Miles Smith EJS GP series is, what are the checkpoint dates etc. Hopefully this post will give you an idea of the time frames for producing a Grand Prix schedule. Our next Grand Prix is…



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…



Essex juniors bring home medals and memories from Inter-County Finals

LEE HORTON REPORTING FROM NOTTINGHAM Essex juniors returned home from the English Inter-Counties Finals clutching medals, memories and plaudits after a thrilling weekend of squash at Nottingham University and Nottingham Squash Club. Five Essex teams made it through to the finals, a massive feat in itself and reward for another season of hard work and…



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…



Essex Junior Open heading for Colchester on Feb 24-25

The countdown for this year’s Tecnifibre Essex Junior Open is on with all roads again leading to the Roman town of Colchester in the north of the county. Last year’s event attracted a three-figure entry and 2018 promises to increase the field even further. With 10 different age groups available, the Open will showcase the…



Essex U-19’s head for Inter-Counties finals after Herts are ejected

Essex will have a fourth team at the Inter-Counties Finals after England Squash rightly put our Under-19 boys’ team into the showpiece finals. It was discovered that Hertfordshire had misled Essex and England Squash by playing an ineligible player then claiming the points against all the rules of the competition. Herts had earlier refused to…



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,…



Lawford and Ardleigh capture Off The Wall Squash Roman Cup crowns

THE Colchester Garrison was rocking last week as more than 100 schoolkids played out the final chapter of this season’s Off The Wall Squash Roman Cup competition. The finals saw a record 23 teams going full tilt in pursuit of glory producing a level of squash that had tournament coach Lauren Selby purring:” Wow, what a…



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…



Record numbers compete in OTWS Roman Cup Schools event

WOW…another amazing day of Off The Wall Squash Schools Squash action at the Colchester Garrison with a record 23 teams from Years 5 & 6 competing in round two of The Roman Cup.   So far, 98 players have taken part in a total of 440 matches as pupils from Ardleigh St. Mary’s,Bradfield, Brooklands, St….



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….



Essex Juniors book three teams at National Finals

LEE HORTON REPORTS Another busy, busy weekend for Essex Junior Squash. Our players, coaches and parents were spread across the South East for Inter-Counties Stage Two matches. Three of our teams, Girls U-13’s & U-17’s and the Essex boys U-15 are off to the National Finals in January but all of our teams were hugely…



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…



Record entry for new Essex Junior Grand Prix series

DAVID HARRIS – EJS Secretary reports The Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series got off to a rousing start at Epping Squash club last month with a record entry of 44 players and a new Year 4 & Under category. The Essex Junior Squash Grand Prix series is designed to provide competition for the next…



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….



GP2 switched to Colchester Garrison following record entry

Please note that due to a 52% increase in entries over our normal average Junior Grand Prix attendance, we have had to move this Sunday’s Grand Prix 2 to a different venue to help us complete the programme in good time. We have not moved far, just across Colchester to the Garrison where we have 6…



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…