Category: National

WA win 3 Australian Junior Open Titles today

Six WA juniors travelled to Davenport, Tas this weekend for the Australian Junior Open.

All players finished on the podium.

Congratulations to:

U19 Girls Winner: Erin Classen

U19 Boys Winner: Oscar Curtis, r/u Dylan Classen, 3rd Remi Young

U17 Girls 3rd Caitlin Pratt

U15 Girls Winner: Hannah Slyth

Full results: https://www.sportyhq.com/tournament/view/Australian-Junior-Open-2021-AJST-Platinum

Save the date: Australian Masters Games – Squash 9-16 October in Perth

It’s ‘Play Time in Perth’ next October at the 2021 Australian Masters Games, and squash will be front and centre amongst the 50+ sports on offer at Australia’s best multisport festival.

The Games will take place from Saturday 9 – Saturday 16 October in Perth, Western Australia with 8,000 participants expected to head west to enjoy an extensive sport and social program. And the best news is you don’t have to meet qualification standards to participate, just the minimum age requirement for your sport.

Details for the squash are:

Dates: Monday 11 – Thursday 14 October 2021

Venue: Belmont Squash Centre, 144 Robinson Ave, Belmont WA 6104

Age groups: TBC

More info: www.australianmastersgames.com/sport/squash/

The Australian Masters Games is renowned for its social program, almost as much as the sports and in 2021 will feature a unique West Australian twist.

So lock in the dates, round up your team mates, and start planning because adventure awaits… on the sporting arena, the dance floor and in nature’s playground.

And if you need help planning your trip, there is a team of friendly consultants at All Sports Travel ready to assist – more here.

Find out more at www.AustralianMastersGames.com.

 

Congratulations to WA Juniors selected in the Australian Junior Trans Tasman Team

Congratulations to the following players selected to represent Australia at the Junior Trans Tasman Test Series against New Zealand on 14-15 April on the Gold Coast:

U17 – Greg Chan, Oscar Curtis and Erin Classen

U13 –  Eric Marsh

Good luck to you all with your training and the Test series.

For further information: https://www.squash.org.au/w/blog/trans-tasman-test-series-2020-squash-australia-announces-junior-team

Greg Chan wins MC Hazel Award at the recent Australian Junior Championships

MC Hazel G Chan

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.

 

WA successful at Australian Junior Age Overall Teams Championships

In the thirty eighth year of competition Western Australia finally cracked the dominance of the traditionally strong States to take out the Australian Junior Age State Teams overall title. Previously only Queensland (22), New South Wales (12) and Victoria (2) had been champions. During this period New South Wales won 11 in succession (1993 to 2003) and Queensland were successful the next 14 years (2004 to 2017). It goes without saying that it was well overdue for another State to stand up and we are proud to say that Western Australia was that State.

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2018 Australian Junior Championships (Darwin, NT) – Individual Event

Congratulations to Greg Chan who became the 2018 Australian Junior Under 15 Boys Champion by defeating fellow Western Australian Oscar Curtis in a hard fought, five game contest (11-5, 6-11, 7-11, 11-3, 11-3) at the recent Australian Junior Championships held in Darwin, NT.

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2018 Australian Masters Squash Championships (Hobart) – Intention to Compete Form for WA Players

The 2018 Australian Masters Squash Championships will be held in Hobart, Tasmania. The Individual Championships will run from 3-7 September, with the Interstate Teams Series being conducted from 10-14 September.

If you are planning to compete in the Individual Championships and/or the Teams event and play in a WA team, please complete the Intention to Compete Form and return to WAMS Coordinator by Friday, 20th July. This will ensure that you receive all relative information and forms.

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Strong performances by Western Australians at 2017 Australian Junior Squash Individual Championships

Western Australian players have produced some excellent performances at the 2017 Australian Junior Age Titles held in Geelong Victoria. Our best ever haul includes three wins, one runner-up and two third placings.

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