Kilkenny squash players mourn the death of Michael Morrissey of Freshford who died on Friday 11th September. In his prime in the 1980s he was one of the best senior players in the South East if not the country. He leaves a legacy of squash in Freshford and is fondly remembered by all of us older players and many of the younger ones. May
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After having to resolve some software licence issues, entry for the Leinster Junior Open 2020 is now open for entry on Tournament Software. Where: Sutton LTC, Dublin. When: Sat 1st and Sun 2nd February. How: https://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament?id=3DA6CC7B-9741-4C79-A66F-D98E086AA3B1 Cost: €25 Local players might be required to play on Friday 31st Jan. Entry closes at midnight on Friday 24th January and after that no more entries will
We’re having technical issues with the Tournament Software software that we’re still trying to resolve. Hopefully these will be fixed v soon, and as soon as they are, entry will be open for this year’s tournament. It takes place in Sutton LTC on 1st and 2nd February.
Entry is now open for the Leinster Senior Open. It takes place in Fitzwilliam on 13th-15th December and there are categories for all abilities. See Tournament Software for more details.
A Club Grade Refereeing Course (World Squash Level 1) will be held in Leinster in November. You can read info and also enrol at https://www.irishsquash.com/referees/ The course tutor is Joe Ruddy and the venue will be confirmed once we know how many people are attending. Every player, all standards and ages, is encouraged to take this course during this season.
Hi all, the first senior tournament of the new season, The Curragh Open, is now open for online entry via the TournamentSoftware website. It takes place 20th/22nd September in Curragh Squash Club.
Irish Squash are running another WSF Level 1 Coaching course this month in Dublin. All details are on their website. It’s a four-day course including an assessment, and will be led by Elvy De Costa. It’s open to everyone, and is definitely recommended to players and potential coaches.
Following the WSO Level 1 Refereeing course run by Irish Squash recently, we now have four newly qualified referees in the Leinster. Congratulations to Alan Sheehy Skeffington (LCC) Andrew Gillespie (MP) Noel Storey (ALSAA) Paul Byrne (ALSAA) Paul Conroy (LCC) There will be another course run soon so if you’re interested in getting an official qualification or just to get a better understanding of
There will be a refereeing course held in each of the provinces in April and May with a view to increasing the number of Club Grade (lvl 1) Referees. In Leinster it will take place on 29th April and 13th May in Leinster CC. This course is being facilitated by Irish Squash. For more information or or to sign up for the course check