The fourth provincial open of the season, the Leinster Junior Open, takes place in Sutton on Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd February. Entry is via the Tournament Software website and closes at midnight, 23rd Jan.
Some great was squash was on display in Sutton this weekend and we were delighted to crown the following players as Leinster champions: Boys Girls U11 Christian Dromgoole Zoe Yeomans U13 Aaron Cullen Sara Sabry U15 Ed Gaffney Rebecca Kavanagh U17 Mikey Wright U19 Michael Creaven
Unfortunately a second BJO title for Denis was just out of reach yesterday in Birmingham. Although he played well, the Malaysian seemed to get to everything that Denis threw at him.. and returned it with more. He did win a silver medal for his magnificent effort, and a mention on the RTÉ national news on TV and web, and the large crowd that had
For the second time in his squash career, Mount Pleasant‘s Denis Gilevskiy has made it though to a final of the British Junior Open. Although his form has been exemplary this week, he hasn’t had it all his own way having to overcome tough opposition from Malaysia in the quarter-final and Egypt in the semi-final. He now plays Malaysia’s Ameeshenraj Chandaran for the BU15
Entries close tonight for this years Leinster Junior Closed tournament. It takes place in Sutton on 5th-6th January, and is open to all Leinster junior players. Entries via Tournamant Software.
Conor Moran from Sutton LTC joined some of the best juniors in the world recently when he was selected to help showcase squash at the 3rd Youth Olympic games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was one of 38 juniors from all over the world to picked to spend time playing on the interactive glass court in the Technopolis Park at the heart of the Olympic village,
Denis Gilevskiy (Mount Pleasant) make Irish Squash history yet again this weekend by winning the British Junior Championships BU15 in Nottingham. Denis (seeded number 1) played the English #1 Jonah Bryant in the final, coming back from 2/1 down to take the 5th game 11/9. He’s now added the British Junior Closed title to his British Junior Open Championship U13 in 2017. Full details
Good luck to all our juniors heading north to the Boat Club this weekend for the UJO. The draw is now online, so you can follow the matches via Tournament Software. There have been some changes to match times for the GU15 and GU17 draw so make sure you keep checking with the tournament organisers.
Entry is now open for this years Ulster Junior Open. The tournament is being held in the Boat Club, Belfast from 21st to 22nd October. Enter via the Tournament Software website by 11:59pm, Wed 10th October.
The East of Ireland Junior Open is now open for entry on the Tournament Software website. It takes place in Sutton from 26th to 28th October.