TODAY’S new England rankings feature 15 Essex junior players in the top 20 of the various age group categories.

Bucking the trend of most counties across the country, it is the girls who lead the way for Essex with nine players featuring in the prestigious England Squash rankings. Alice Green (2) and Elise Lazarus (5) look strong in the U-17’s  while Ellie Hewes (9) and Eleanor White (12) are another formidable pair in the U-15’s. Alice is also ranked 11th in the U-19’s.

Eliza Sheikh (10), Hannah Morley (17) and Mikayla Mann (18) are our leading players in the U-13’s and Renitha Srindran (8) and Leah Brooke (12) feature strongly in the U-11’s.

Yusuf Sheikh (1), Alex Banhidai (9) and Edward Mason (18) are riding high in the U-11 boys with Joel Braddock (4) in the U-13’s, Ollie Green (19) in the U-15’s and Aaron Allpress (19) in the Under-19’s all making their mark.

For a full list of every player in every age category, click HERE

Our picture above shows Colchester’s Ellie Hewes collecting her trophy for finishing a brilliant second at last weekend’s Silver event in Newcastle. If anyone has any other results, news or photographs, please send them to Lee Horton horters@hotmail.com and I’ll gladly post the news online.