Club News - 2015 Archive


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Christmas Squash Fun Day 2015

Posted - Jan 2016


On Saturday 19th December 2015 Dalgety Bay Squash Club Juniors and Coaches hosted a Christmas Squash Fun Day.

The juniors were put in charge of warm up exercises. Next, everyone moved on to some basic racket skill exercises. To complete the day three teams were pitted against each other in a series of 5 minute PAR scoring games, with everyone getting the chance to referee and time games. Overall a very enjoyable day.




T&F 'Halloween' Tournament 2015

Posted - Nov 2015


On Sunday 1st November 2015 Dalgety Bay Squash Club was the venue for the 2nd Tayside & Fife Junior Graded Squash Tournament of the winter 2015-16 season. 


Callum Brown from Kirkcaldy won all of his games to win the A grade, Mathew Hendry from Kinross was runner up.


In the B Grade Dalgety Bay players Rebecca & Ross McGourty, Jenny & Katie Rigden finishing 1st ,2nd , 3rd and 4th in the main draw.James and Katie Beaumont, Caitlin Finlayson, Rachael Davies contested the B Grade Plate, with James coming out on top.


In the C grade 6 players learning their craft went head to head in a round robin draw which was won by Hansen Low from Forthill, Dundee.








UKCC Level 2 Squash Coach

Kevin Holland June 2015


Catherine Holland has qualified as a UKCC Level 2 Squash Coach. At 17 she is one of the youngest, if not the youngest Level 2 Squash Coach affiliated to the Scottish Squash and Racketball Association (SSRA).


Catherine is a member of the Scottish National Junior Girls Squad, she competes in the SSRA graded tournaments, is a member of Dalgety Bay Ladies Team and current Club Ladies and Junior Champion.

UKCC Level 2 Squash Coach

Kevin Holland October 2015


Kevin Holland has qualified as a UKCC Level 2 Squash Coach.



Both Catherine & Kevin are current:

Sports Coach UK Gold Members - Insurance

Completed Safeguarding & Protection of Children

Hold Enhanced Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG)

First Aid Qualified & Defib Trained

September 2015 Tournaments

Posted - Oct 2015


Saturday September 19th 2015 saw the first Junior competition of the 2015/16 Season.


Juniors Jenny, Morgan, Lewis, Roddy, Katie, Ewan & Callum played in two round robin groups.

2015 Squash Club Championship

Kevin Holland May 2015


On the 17th of May 2015, Dalgety Bay Squash Club saw an array of squash players competing in their annual Club Championship Finals.


Category             Winner                 Runner-Up

Juniors               Catherine Holland             Scott Hunter

Over 35s            Steve Howie                     Mike Sutherland

Over 45s            Alan Jones                        Ian McGourty

Over 55s            Ken Maitland                     Walkover

Ladies                Catherine Holland              Walkover

Plate                  Alan Jones                         Walkover

Championship     Alan Tasker                        Neil Bennett


Select on left for full report of each competition.






April 2015 Fantastic Four

Kevin Holland April 2015


Scottish Squash Junior Inter-Regionals took place on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th April. Four Juniors from Dalgety Bay Junior Section represented Tayside & Fife in Under 19, under 13 & under 11 teams. Catherine won her first match playing at three for the under 19s, she fought hard,and turned the heat on in her other games, in all her matches winning valuable points, if not games. Catherine & Morgan both played in inter-regionals last year.


Jenny and Katie playing their first tournament at this level, against some very experienced players. In the under 11s Katie showed great character and any nerves were invisible.In the under 13s Jenny stretched her skills and showed real promise, Morgan also did her thing and had a really tight 5 setter in one of her matches. All Four players were Fantastic.


April 2015 Tournament

Kevin Holland April 2015


Saturday April 25th 2015 saw the final Junior competition of the 2014/15 Season - Juniors vs Parents.


David, Ian, Simon and Kenny took on the juniors Alex, Jenny, Callum, Ross and Katie in two round robin groups.


For Ross, Callum, Simon & David this was their first squash tournament. The first match of the tournament was between Jenny and Ross, a very tight five set match, setting a high standard for the rest of the tournament.