2017 National Squash Championships - Manchester
Entries for this competition are now open and will be closing on 9th January 2017 at Noon.
  • To enter the event click here.
  • For more information on the event click here.
Categories of events are:

Men - Over 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75 and 80
Women - Over 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 and 60

The 2017 British National Squash Championships will be staged at the National Squash Centre in Manchester from the 6th to 12th February. 

West of England Regional Event - Results
The results for this event have been published to the event page under the tab "Results and Draws".

 Click here for for the event page.

Please click here, or the image below to view the event photograph gallery.

West of England Event 2016 Gallery

Colin Payne - Sad News
Colin Payne

It is with deep regret that we have to announce the death of Colin Payne.

Our deepest sympathy goes to all his Family and Friends.

Martin Pearse

Squash Obituaries
It is with great regret that we  have to announce the tragic  deaths of two well known Leicestershire Squash personalities, Rod Keates  and Mike Oddy.  Rod was killed in Bolivia falling into a geyser on a trekking holiday and Mike passed away in Berkshire. Mike was a former World Amateur Champion and famously, at the age of 42, beat Gawain Briars then the British Champion in a crucial Midland League match.  Rod played for the Leicester Squash Club teams for many years.

Martin Pearse

British Open Masters Championships 2017

England Squash Masters are pleased to announce that the British Open Squash Masters is to be held at Colets Squash Club Thames Ditton Surrey from Tuesday 6th June to Sunday 11th June 2017.

However, Sunday 4th and Monday 5th June will be held in reserve in case of a large entry over 64 in any age group.

Further details to follow.

World Squash Masters Championships 2016 - South Africa

The World Squash Masters 2016 Championships was held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 23-30 September 2016.

A fantastic result from the 52 English players, winning a total of 18 medals.  South Africa had 649 players and only won 21 medals!

For the results from the Championships click here.
For the news from the Championships click here.

Medals Table
Gold Medal  Silver Medal   Bronze Medal
6 8
 South Africa
 Australia 2
Ireland  2
 Egypt 1
 France 1    
 Germany 1    
 Finland 1    
 Scotland   1 2
 Cayman Islands
Detailed below are the players from England that made it through to the final stages of their respective draws:

Chairman's Report

England Squash Masters proved yet again that they are the top Masters Nation in the World when they easily won the medals table in the World Masters Squash Championship in Johannesburg, South Africa. England, with only 52 entrants – 80% of the top players did not travel – claiming  6 Gold Medals, 8 Silver Medals and 4 Bronze Medals, whilst host Nation South Africa, with well over 500 entrants were well down on the self prophesy of 10 Gold’s, with just 3 Gold winners, 8 Silver’s and 10 Bronze Medals. Third was Australia with 2 Gold’s and fourth were the USA and  Ireland with 2 Gold’s.

The inaugural Nations Cup was won by South Africa, but Masters Spokesman Robert Smith commented, ‘As in cricket, where hardly a sole playing or even umpiring, can understand the generated Duckworth Lewis scoring method, then the same analogy applies to the make up of how this Nations Cup decision was reached, in effect including all last 16 players contributing to a points based system. Be that as it may, we are proud yet again, to be the no 1 Masters Nation, not withstanding very many of our top players decided  not to travel due to altitude and personal safety fears.’

Gold Winners
MO45  Nick Taylor beat Michael Toothill (RSA)  13/11  11/3  11/5
WO55  Karen Hume beat Jill Campion   6/11  5/11  11/7  11/4  11/6
WO60  Julie Field beat Anne Richards (Australia)   11/3  11/2  11/8
WO70  Ann Manley beat Bett Dryhurst    6/11  11/6  8/11  11/8  11/5
MO75  Adrian Wright beat Des Sacco (RSA)   11/9  11/9  9/11  12/10
MO80  Malcolm Gilham beat John Woodliffe   3-1

Silver Medallists
WO35  Lauren Briggs
WO45  Andrea Santamaria
MO50  Yawar Abbas
WO55  Jill Campion
MO65  Ian Graham
MO70  Guy Davies
WO70  Bett Dryhurst
MO80  John Woodliffe

Bronze Medallists
WO50  Zoe Durbach
MO70  Martin Pearse
WO75  Joan Witton
MO80  Lance Kinder

The MO70 Semi Final was slightly marred between Martin Pearse and Guy Davies by the fact that the match was played, accidentally, with the super slow green dot used by the younger age groups, instead of the much faster double yellow altitude ball used by the 60+ and above. The WSF, after a lengthy wait, decided the result would stand and not order a replay.

Wales Masters Squash Open 2016 9-11 December 2016
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Regional Events 2016-2017
2-4 Sep
21-23 Oct

25-27 Nov
 North West
  16-18 Dec

6-8 Jan
27-29 Jan

Event Points 2016-2017
To view the event points standing for this season click the image below.
Points Sample
 Note points will only be displayed for those players registered with England Squash Masters.
Squash Player Magazine
2016 Issue 5

Squash Player Magazine

Comment:  Squash should lead Rebound Sports family.
: Selby England no.2; New Jahangir book; Security stepped up for worlds; Moverley’s funding campaign.
England Squash News:  Racketball game changer; PSL perfect 10.
World Squash News: squash a sport for life.
Off Court
: Ramy signs for Salming; John White’s new racket; Ashaway official string at National Squash Centre.
: Zug on Rix; Wiltshire’s junior drive; Young Pro Charlie Lee’s day; Matthew’s new goals; Peter Nicol explains Egypt’s Pressure Point; Photo Feature - Nour El Tayeb.
Competitions: Black Knight Rules Quiz winners: Head and Sorbothane competitions.
: Carrie’s Academy, Vanessa Atkinson interviews Tania Bailey, Rules Quiz Answers, Drew on Amanda Sobhy’s attacking volley, Squash Guru’s, Tactical Tips, Practice Routines.
On Court
: PSA Tour Round-up; Previews; Reviews; Rooney One to watch; Monthly awards; World Masters; Looking Forward; Calendar.
: All your squash services.
Hall of Fame: Thierry Lincou.
Gallery: Nick Matthew’s personal view.

GB Veterans Spring 2016 Newsletter
 Spring 2016 Newsletter

GB Veterans

In this issue:

  • Chairman's Report
  • Results, Reports
  • Membership News and Much More