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Carlisle A and Appleby win the leagues

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The first Cumbria squash leagues since the pandemic were won by Carlisle A (1st division) and Appleby (second division). Carlisle beat their B team colleagues into second place, winning 10 out of 14 ties. In the 2nd division, Appleby needed to beat Kendal B (who finished 2nd) in the last match of the season to secure the title. Appleby's Dick Furness was the league player of the year      See full story...

Cumbria Squash County Closed - Paul and Victoria Bell triumph.....again

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Paul and Victoria Bell were the winners of the Men's and Women's Cumbria County Closed this year, maintaining an (almost) unbroken record stretching back to 2010. Paul beat Ben Hetherington in the men's final, Victoria defeating Eve Driver in the women's. In total there were 6 men's and one women's competitions, and some excellent squash      See full story...

Hazel Tait award for Barbara Telfer

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This year's Hazel Tait award - given to those who have given outstanding service to squash in the county - has been awarded to Barbara Telfer from Windscale in recognition of her tireless service to her club, the county, the sport and all of the people she has supported.      See full story...

AGM cancelled but annual reports available

Due to the constraints of COVID, this year's Cumbria Squash and Racketball Annual General Meeting has been cancelled. Reports on the year's activity and finances have been produced for members.      See full story...

Death of David Henderson

With sadness we report the death of David Henderson, a stalwart of Cumbria Squash, who died from prostate cancer on the 5th December.      See full story...

Death of Trevor Austin

Members of Cumbria squash have been saddened by the news of the sudden death on 28th May 2020 of Trevor Austin of our AustinWren trophy provider of Maryport.      See full story...

County Squash Activity Suspended

Due to the government's latest advice on Coronovirus (Covid 19) and non-essential travel and social contact, the County Executive committee has decided to suspend all county squash activity until further notice.      See full story...

County masters results

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The County masters took place at Penrith last weekend, across 4 age groups. Victory went to David McGlasson (O70), Chris Lilley (O65), Collis Sheik (O60) and Dave Box (O55)      See full story...

County masters timetable announced

The County Masters will take place on Saturday 8th February The number of entries for the restarted County Closed Masters Competition is lower than expected, but will still go ahead, but just on Saturday afternoon, 8th February at Penrith Squash & Racketball Club.      See full story...

Adam Goad and Victoria Bell retain their county titles

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Adam Goad and Victoria Bell retained their Cumbria County Closed titles in the tournament at Carlisle. Adam beat Paul Bell in the men's A final, with Victoria defeating Eve Driver. This is Adam's second win, whilst Victoria has been champion now for 11 successive years. There was a strong entry this year, with over 60 entries spread across 7 men's groups, and the women played a round robin tournament to decide who would be finalists.      See full story...