Leinster Senior Open 2016 – Entries

2nd Dec 2016 (agillespie)

Leinster Squash Logo Transparent Background 421x500The 2016 Leinster Senior Open is now open for entries via the Tournament Software website.

It takes place on 16th-18th December in Fitzwilliam, with a closing date of 11th December.

There are four men’s and two ladies categories, so there is something for everyone.

Old Belvedere/Goodbody Championship and Handicap Tournament 2016 – Entries

1st Dec 2016 (bmcnally)
ob_squash_final_w_banner_lgEntries are now being accepted for the above tournament which consists of 4 sections. Attractive prizes and a novel Handicap tournament where you can play people at different levels and everyone has a chance to win – together with a social evening in the Old Belvedere Rugby Club on finals night.


Irish Junior Open 2016 – Results


irish_squashWell done to all the Leinster juniors that played in the Irish Junior Open last weekend.

Top of the podium was Denis Gilevskiy (Mount Pleasant) who retained his BU13 title for the 3rd year running.

Also on the podium was Brenda Li (Mount Pleasant) – runner-up in the GU15 and Stephanie Ryan (Sutton) – runner-up in the GU19.

Full results here.

BU13 Intercounties 2016 – Weekend 2

25th Nov 2016 (agillespie)
englandsquashAfter a topping their group after the first weekend of the InterCounties competition, the Leinster BU13 team went into the second weekend with high hopes of qualifying for the finals. The competition was held in the National Squash Centre in Manchester and the boys were lucky enough to play all their games on the all-glass show court.

The good news is that the boys did themselves proud yet again and topped their second-round group, beating North Wales, Lancashire and Northumbria in the process. Opposition was tough, with a number of top English and Wales National players representing their counties, but the Leinster boys were a good match for them and won all three matches.

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Leinster Masters Open 2016 – Results

8th Nov 2016 (bmcnally)
Leinster Squash Logo Transparent Background 421x500The Leinster Masters Tournament was held in Fitzwilliam LTC on the 4th and 5th November 2016. There were 77 entries over 12 age categories and the full results can be seen on the Tournament Software website.

Photos show Pat Hurley – President Fitzwilliam LTC – presenting prizes to the Winners and Runners Up.


WSF L2 Coaching Course – Weekend 1

6th Nov 2016 (agillespie)
worldsquashLast week saw a number of Irish Squash Level 1 coaches travel to Herentals in Belgium to start their Level 2 qualifications with WSF under the guidance of tutor and ambassador Ronny Vlassaks. Ronny knows a thing or two about coaching – he’s currently the head coach of Holland, Belgium and Paderborner, and also coaches professionals such as Simon Rosner and the Gilis sisters – Tinne and Nele.

He certainly put the guys through their paces – their final assessment of the weekend saw them tasked with coaching Tinne on the glass court.

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Ulster Junior Open 2016 – Results

27th Oct 2016 (agillespie)
photoWell done to all our juniors who traveled up to the Boat Club in Belfast last weekend to play in the Ulster Junior Open. The Leinster boys did particularly well.

Full results are here.

BU11 David Smith (Sutton) – Runner up
BU13 Dylan Moran (Sutton) – Winner, Jack O’Flynn (MP) – Runner up
BU15 Denis Gilevskiy (MP) – Winner, Alex Smith (Sutton) – Runner up
BU17 Scott Gillander (MP) – Winner, Conor Moran (Sutton) – Runner up
BU19 Luke Logan (Sutton) – Winner

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Irish Squash Junior Rankings – 20161018

19th Oct 2016 (agillespie)
irish_squashThe Irish Squash junior rankings have been updated and are available here. There has been an acknowledgement that they haven’t been updated often or quick enough in the past, but we’ve automated some of the process now, and hopefully we’ll get them updated a lot quicker. We’ve also added more information regarding how the all points have been won so it should hopefully give a lot more visibility on everything ranking-related.

Please direct any queries to the Junior Rep.

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Ulster Junior Open 2016 – Entries


Best of luck to all our juniors heading to Belfast this weekend for the Ulster Junior Open. We’ve a strong squad of players heading up the road so hopefully they’ll be bringing a lot of silverware back down the road.

You can follow their progress via the Tournament Software website.

Leinster Masters 2016 – Entries

18th Oct 2016 (bmcnally)

Leinster Squash Logo Transparent Background 421x500The Leinster Masters Squash Tournament is being held from 4th to 5th Nov 2016 in Fitzwilliam LTC and Mount Pleasant Squash Club.

Mens sections are from Over 35 to Over 65 (and Over 70 if we can get the numbers).

Ladies sections are from Over 40 to Over 60 (again depending on number of entries).

On-line entry is available here.