Calling all juniors… the last junior squash tournament in the 2019 Southern Grand Prix Series. It’s also where we crown the overall champions of the 2019 Series. The Manjimup Junior Squash Tournament will be held on Saturday 23rd November at the Manjimup Country Club. Full details are in the attached poster.Manji3
Congratulations to Greg Chan from Vic Park Squash Club (who moved to the Gold Coast this year to further his Squash career as part of the Squash Australia Winning Edge program) who was awarded the MC Hazel Award for Boys Overall Best Player at the AJC this week which was held in Davenport.
MC Hazel votes are to be awarded for the most outstanding on court performances Votes are awarded to players for performance based on match result, improvement, courage and sportsmanship.
Congratulations to U13 Isla Harris and U19 Greg Chan for getting to the final of the AJC held in Davenport today. Isla’s match will be streamed live at 11:40am EST and Greg Chan playing up in the U19 is scheduled to be live streamed at 3:10pm EST. http://www.squashaustralia.tv/
Good luck to the following players who will play off for 3-4.
U13 Hannah Slyth, U15 Caitlin Pratt, U17 Dylan Classen and U19 Oscar Curtis (Playing up an age group)
The event will allow juniors to form teams of 3 (Additional reserve is allowed) and compete against other junior teams of similar ranking points ability. Junior will have the chance to represent their junior clubs or they can enter teams amongst themselves if they want to pay with friends from different clubs.
Talk to your Junior Club Co-ordinator to get a team together
Just a quick reminder to get your entries in for the Narrogin Squash Junior tournament to be held on Saturday 17 August, hosted by the Narrogin Squash Club. Entries close Wednesday 14 August 2019.
Also, according to the Narrogin Squash Club Facebook page, on Friday 16 August the Narrogin Club are going to be hosting a Refereeing clinic delivered by Nationally Accredited Referee Neil Butler, followed by an exhibition match between Bunbury’s Jamie Herring and Mirrabooka’s Kane Fasolo. A fantastic opportunity to view 2 top players slog it out and learn some valuable knowledge and gain confidence as a referee. This event starts at 6pm and concludes at 9pm.
If you’re keen to join in the activities on Friday night, please contact Alyce 0448771153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP!
Six Australians will be involved in second round action at the 2019 World Junior Championships in Malaysia after a tough day of competition during Tuesday’s first round. Remashree Muniandy, Erin Classen, Greg Chan, Abel Jinand Ethan Eyles were all successful on the opening day of competition and will join South Australia’s Alex Haydon in the second round, after Haydon enjoyed a first round bye.
Muniandy and Eyles both won in straight games, while Classen and Chan went the distance against their respective opponents.West Australia’s Abel Jin recovered after dropping the first game against his opponent before winning 3-1.
ACT’s Sam Sergo and Queensland’s Kurstyn Mather were both involved in tough five game losses and will move into the consolation and plate draws in the coming days. They will be joined by Sze Yu Lee, Josh Penfold, Katie Davies and Dylan Molinaro who all faced challenging opponents in round one.