Article – Squash Mad – Squash Matters Generation Next

14th Mar 2018 (agillespie)

Our very own Mark Kelly, founder of Squash Matters and the Irish Squash and Education Association has penned a thought-provoking article for squashmad.com about our sport and how it should fit into today’s health-conscience lifestyle.

Well worth a read here.

 

El Shorbagy v El Shorbagy 2018 – tickets

(agillespie)

We’re very excited to announce that Fitzwilliam will be hosting a winner-takes-all exhibition match on 23rd March featuring Mohamed El Shorbagy (world #1) and Marwan El Shorbagy (world #4).

Last year we had the pleasure to watch Mohamed take the win 3/2, and this year Marwan is out for revenge.

Tickets are available now from Fitz.

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Irish Squash Junior Nationals 2018 – Entries

8th Feb 2018 (agillespie)

Entries are now open to the last tournament of the Irish Squash calendar – the IS Junior Nationals.

The competition is on in Sutton from Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th February and is open to all Irish Squash players. The usual age categories apply.

The closing date is 14th Feb and entries can be made via the Tournament Software website.

 

Leinster Senior Closed 2018 – Entries

20th Dec 2017 (agillespie)

The Leinster Senior Closed competition takes place on Thursday 11th Jan – Sunday 14th Jan in Sutton and is open to all Leinster-based players. There are categories for all age groups and standards.

The closing date is 7th Jan and entries can be made via the Tournament Software website.

 

Leinster Junior Closed 2018 – Entries

(agillespie)

The Leinster Junior Closed competition takes place on Friday 5th Jan – Sunday 7th Jan in Sutton and is open to all Leinster-based juniors.

The closing date is 31st Dec and entries can be made via the Tournament Software website.

 

Salming East of Ireland Junior Open 2017 – Entries

1st Oct 2017 (agillespie)
This years East of Ireland competition takes place on 27th-29th October on the new courts in Sutton LTC and is open to players in age categories U11 to U19.

Once again, thanks to SALMING who sponsoring this event and providing the prizes.

Entry is online via the Tournament Software website.

 

 

Position Vacant – Leinster Junior Administrator

25th Sep 2017 (agillespie)

Leinster Squash are looking to fill the position of Junior Administrator. This voluntary position will sit on the council and help drive the development of junior squash within the province.

 

 

Suggested tasks for the administrator might include:

  • forming a junior sub-committee
  • liaising with Irish Squash and the other junior reps on squash matters
  • having input into rule changes
  • squad selection
  • tournament seeding
  • running the Leinster Junior Open and Closed
  • hosting the Interpros and Nationals
  • listening to feedback from players and parents
  • keeping the Leinster council up to date on junior matters
  • resolving disciplinary issues

 

Leinster League 2017 – Entries

12th Sep 2017 (agillespie)

The closing date for league entries has now past but we’re still waiting to hear back from a few clubs. Can everyone check with their club and team captains to make sure they’ve entered their team.

And if you haven’t submitted them, please do so asap!

Refereeing Course Sept 2017

5th Sep 2017 (agillespie)

We’ve had various requests from our players that we arrange a refereeing course so we’ve arranged a day long course that will take place in Fitzwilliam from 10am until 4pm on Saturday 16th September.

It’s the first course that has been run in a while so please support it.

 

Sandycove Masters Open 2017 – Entries

31st Aug 2017 (agillespie)

The annual Sandycove Masters Open takes place from 25th – 30th September in Sandycove Squash Club. The emphasis of this tournament is on the social side, but is always an early indication on season form!

The number of matches will be dependent on the number of entries. Contact Liam Daly for more info and entry on 086 3988069.