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Great day's Racketball in Wakefield at the 6th HEAD UK-Racketball Series event of the season.
A Grade: Neil Baldwin
Over 40's: Paul Johnson
Over 50's: Lee Sadler
Over 60's: Andy Mitchell
Follow this link to see all the results, reports and photos
The National Racketball Doubles will take place on 8-9 October at Hallamshire Squash Club in Sheffield.
New National Rankings including the recent events in Nottingham and Devon.
Follow this link to the main rankings page. You are able to access all individual ranking lists from here.
A really big thank you to Racketball enthusiast Lee Sadler for all his hard work in entering the results and creating this months rankings!
The UK-Racketball Series events are coming thick and fast at the moment. Two weeks ago we were in Nottingham, on Saturday it was Devon and next week we are in Yorkshire for the Wakefield event.
Follow this link to see the results and read the reports from Devon.
Follow this link for photos.
Follow this link for videos.
The next event in the Series is no. 6 in Wakefield on 24th September - Entries close Monday 19th September - Click here for more info
Follow this link to the Devon Racketball Open Draws.
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“If England Squash wishes to concentrate on squash - which will clearly be to the detriment of Racketball - just say so, don't dress it up and 'spin it'.” The late Michael Keogh, Racketball enthusiast, in an email to Keir Worth CEO England Squash (ES).
The World Squash Federation (WSF) and ES have decided to try and rename Racketball, ‘Squash57’. I know that many of the members of my website, UK-Racketball.com, and players that play the UK-Racketball Series are confused by what the changes are designed to accomplish. From what I can make out from the press release on the WSF and ES websites the change is trying to achieve the following;
“We hope that increased synergy between squash and squash57 will broaden appeal and create a stronger playing community” Keir Worth.
The main issue with this is that as Andrew Shelley Chief Executive of WSF points out “current players will doubtlessly still call Squash 57 by its old name”. This immediately creates a problem when trying to achieve “synergy”, within the sport; with the national governing body calling it one thing and the players calling it something else.
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