The 2016 Champion of Champions National Finals are set to be held at the Putaruru Squash Club next week from 4th-6th November. The event has drawn the best graded players from each district setting out to show they are the best graded player in New Zealand.
Squash Players competing at World Masters Games 2017 will have access to exclusive athlete only social events on Queens Wharf as part of their Games registration package.
Squash New Zealand is seeking expressions of interest from all interested parties for the role of High Performance Programme Manager.
Since it was introduced 6 years ago, Squash New Zealand’s nationally developed, regionally delivered CoachForce programme has helped provide tools, resources and support for club and school coaches throughout the country.
Nominations are now open for the regional and national squash awards.
England will host the WSF World Double Squash Championships next year for the first time following an agreement between the World Squash Federation and England Squash.
Auckland won the Teams Event at the NZ Masters National Squash Championships which finished in Dunedin on Tuesday. It was the 15th time they have won the event since it began in 1985 although Canterbury have dominated in recent years, winning 5 times since 2007.
Star attraction Shelley Kitchen was in fine form on finals day at the National Masters Champs. The former world top-10 player used her athleticism and racket skills to dominate Joanna Shanks in the women’s 35 grade yesterday. Shanks never stopped trying and hit some classy winners during the second set but Kitchen showed the benefits of being a relatively recent touring professional to prevail 15-5, 15-8, 15-5.
Auckland have taken a clean sweep in the Junior Inter-District Teams event having claimed the Boys, Girls and Gifford Cup on the final day of the teams event.
Scott Galloway and Ellie Epke have claimed the 2016 Under 19 Junior titles with some excellent performances. The other age groups have seen a number of new title holders with everyone leaving everything they could on court for the final day.
With the New Zealand Squash season close to winding up for 2016 the Northern Hemisphere is about to start and PSA TV are offering 50% off your first 3 months' SQUASHTV subscription. To redeem this offer enter the coupon code NZ50 in the coupon box when signing up.