Our Juniors News ...
Moreton Hall Girls excel at Nationals
"I could not be prouder of my Moreton Hall Sport U5 Squash Team today: they achieved fifth place in the Plate of the England Squash KS4 National Schools Squash Championships in Nottingham, which puts us into 13th place in the country ! Not bad for our first ever Nationals and 1 hour a week of practice !" - Hannah Davies, Team Coach 21 March 2019.
Poppy's a new Level 1 Coach
One of our recently qualified juniors Poppy, who took part in the Wales Squash Level 1 Coaching Award at the Club on 16 February, took on three of our beginners at the Junior Coaching session on 18 March.
Brothers win at Bethesda
Congratulations to brothers, Tom and Ethan Willis on their success at the Eryri Squash Development Event, held at Bethesda on 9 March.
Moreton Hall Team into thee Plate Final
The Moreton Hall Team have made it to National Schools Squash Competition Plate Finals which will be held on 21 March.
A talented package ...
Special delivery at the Club this month, young Jamie arrived in a box !
Juniors League success
Despite it being Half Term, we had a great turnout for the re-arranged North - Mid Wales Juniors League at the Club on 2 March.
Three selected to play for Wales
Congratulations to three of our players on their selection to play for Wales in Dublin over the weekend 5 to 7 April.
Half Term break
The Junior Coaching Programme takes a break for Half Term and starts up again on Monday, 4 March at the usual times.
Juniors League postponed
The North - Mid Juniors League that was scheduled for 23 February has been put back a week to Saturday, 2 March; this due to non availability of players during Half Term week !
North Wales with the best in UK
The North Wales Boys Under 17 Team finished Runners-up in the England Squash Junior Inter Counties Weekend at the impressive Nottingham University Squash Centre over 22 - 24 February.
Moreton Hall Team doing well ...
The Moreton Hall Team did well at Cheltenham Girls College on 13 February, playing as part of the National Schools Squash Competition and, subject to results elsewhere, may have made it through to the Plate Final.
Introducing ... Logan
At our coaching session held on 4 February, our young beginner, Kian, brought along his friend Logan ; we hope this will be the start of something good for them both as they develop their game.
Fun in the snow
The girls from Moreton Hall School braved the elements on 30 January for their regular coaching session - playing inside and out !
One day .... ?
At our regular Juniors Coaching Programme on 28 January, three of the youngsters were dreaming of one day playing for Wales - wouldn't that be great.
A busy weekend for some of our juniors
The last weekend of January was a busy one for some - on Saturday we hosted the North - Mid Wales Juniors League; on Sunday it was the APC at Newtown and, on Monday, we held our regular Juniors Coaching Programme at the Club -
Junior Coaching to start again
Best wishes to all of the Juniors as they develop their game in 2019.
Dunlop British Junior Open
We had juniors who train / play at the Club competing in the first major event of 2019, the Dunlop British Junior Open Tournament which took place in Birmingham from 2 to 6 January.
Juniors Christmas Tournament
Our annual festive event, the Juniors Christmas Tournament took place on 17 December.
It's Gold for Layna and Silver for brothers ...
Congratulations to Club players taking who took the honours at the South Wales Junior Open over the weekend 1-2 December.
North - Mid Wales Juniors League
In the final series of matches this year, we had an excellent day of competition in the North-Mid Wales Juniors League, held at Brymbo on 1 December.
Juniors do well at Silver Event
Several juniors who play at the Club were at the Pontefract Junior Open in Cardiff over the weekend 23-25 November.
Junior Inter Counties
Well played to all of our juniors who represented North East Wales at the English Junior Inter Counties Competition on 18 November in Manchester.
Local players at British Junior Championships
The 2018 Dunlop British Junior Championships was held in Nottinghamon from 26 - 28 October, with four local players participating.
North - Mid Wales Juniors
The second round of North - Mid Wales Juniors League took place at the Club on 27 October, with players from as far as Bethesda and Newtown taking part.
Birthday win for Will
Congratulations to Will Silvester who, on his 14th Birthday, won his debut match in the North West Counties League.
Moreton Hall pupils meet Nick
On 15 September, pupils from Moreton Hall School met former World Champion, Nick Matthew, at Shrewsbury Squash Club, as part of his round UK tour.
Josh, Will & Jamie play at WJO
We sent our best wishes to Josh Davies, Will & Jamie Silvester who travelled down to Cardiff over the weekend 7-9 September to play in the 2018 Karakal Welsh Junior Open (a European Event).
A new season starts ...
A new season of squash - coaching and teams - commences again this September. Junior coaching starts on Monday, 10 September and teams later in the month.
In anticipation of a new season starting in September, five of our juniors were able to join in a pre-season session of games and routines on 21 August.
End of term for Juniors
On 16 July, the 2017-18 coaching programme was completed with juniors taking part in some very competative games.
Josh & Jamie get their Welsh Caps
Huge congratulations to Josh Davies and Jamie Silvester on being presented with their Welsh Caps, having represented Wales in the 5 Nations Tournament in Nantes, France earlier this year.
St Joseph's Activity Day
As part of the St Joseph's School Activity Day, on 6th July, the Club offered coaching to eight boys across a mix of Year groups, who were accompanied by Club Member, Tom Trueman.
Junior Coaching starts again
Following the half term break, we start up again at the usual time on Monday, 4 June.
Looking to the future ...
In a bid to secure an increase in participation with local juniors, Mark & Jim visited two local primary schools with our Mini Squash Experience.
NE Wales APC final session
Five players took part in the final Area Performance Centre session at the Club on 12 May, working on their discipline of shot, particularly to a length.
Juniors League Finals
Well done to all players taking part in the 2017-18 North / Mid Wales Juniors League Finals, played at the Club on 14 April.
Back from France
Congratulations to Jamie Silvester (Under 13s) and Josh Davies (Under 15s) on their part in the Welsh Teams' Bronze Medals at the 5 Nations Tournament in Nantes, France over the Easter holidays. A great experience of what, we hope, will be the first of many selections for Wales !
A number of our Juniors were invited to take part in a WSRB Leaders Award hosted by the Club on Saturday, 7 April.
Our Junior Coaching Programme takes a break for the Easter holidays and will start up again, at the usual times, on Monday 9 April.
North-Mid Wales Juniors League
The latest in the series of North-Mid Wales Juniors League was held at the Club on 17 March with juniors representing Clubs from Newtown, Llanfyllin, Deeside and Wrexham playing some very competitive matches.
Development Event at Club
We hosted a WSRB Development Event at the Club on 10 March and, despite some late withdrawals, we were treated to some excellent games from juniors across Mid and North Wales. It was a graded event with an emphasis on matchplay and enjoyment.
Coming up during March ...
It's a busy month, starting on 10 March with a WSRB Development Event at the Club which will bring together juniors from Clubs across the region to play in matches that are graded to ability.
Josh is making good progress
There's no substitute for play if you want to develop and improve - this is certainly true for Josh Davies, who continues to make an impact playing in our Senior Teams.
New Area Performance Centre starts
Only four juniors were able to take part in a first North East Wales Area Performance Centre session at the Club on 17 February.
2018 North Wales Junior Open
Four of our juniors took part in the 2018 North Wales Junior Open in Bangor University over the weekend 10 - 11 February; Josh Davies, Will Silvester (Boys Under 15s), Jamie Silvester (Boys Under 13s) and Lewis Davies (Boys Under 11s).
Development Event at the Club
On Saturday, 10 March, the Squash Club will host a WSRB Development Event.
Half Term break ...
There will be no Junior Coaching on Monday, 12 February due to the schools' Half Term break. We will be back at the usual times on Monday, 19 February.
A first in Club's history !
On 23 January, there was an historic first when the new North East Wales Fourth Team comprised entirely of junior players, played in the senior leagues [Division 3].
Josh takes the Welsh Crown
Huge congratulations to Josh Davies who took the 2018 Welsh Junior Closed Championships in Cardiff over the weekend 20 - 21 January. Josh was playing in the Boys Under 13 Event and it is a tremendous result for Josh as well as North Wales Junior Squash
Top Competition for juniors
Best wishes from the Squash Club to four of our juniors who will be involved in the highest level of competition during January.
North-Mid Juniors League
The latest Juniors League was hosted at the Club on 6 January, with teams from Newtown, Llanfyllin and Brymbo taking part.
Start to Junior Coaching delayed
Due to the final phase of the squash court refurbishment, on 8 - 10 January, our first Juniors Coaching session has had to be delayed until Monday, 15 January, at the usual times.
Juniors Christmas Competition
We held our final Juniors Coaching session of 2017 on 18 December, with some Christmas Competitons.
Eye Protection - our Policy
At the start of another season and a new Junior Coaching Programme, it is important for everyone to understand the Club's approach to Eye Protection - a policy which is also adopted by Wales Squash & Racketball (WSRB).
Child Safety & Equity
The Squash Club fully supports and welcomes the work of its National Governing Body, Wales Squash & Racketball in the area of child safety and, as such, members and parents may be interested to see their Policy & Procedures in Squash Impementation Plan (July 2013) -
The Wrexham Brymbo Squash Club Committee is keen to ensure all matters within the Club are treated with respect and fairness and, as such, have now formally acknowledged and adopted the Wales Squash & Racketball Model Equity Policy.
To view the Equity Policy, click on the link -
Acceptable Behaviour ....
Finally, all are reminded of the Club's Acceptable Behaviour Code for our Junior Members; this is particularly important when a Junior is selected to represent our Club in a match or at an Area Performance Centre (APC).