Squash: Nunholm hat-trick at the BOA Masters

4 03 2009
Bridge of Allan Masters Winners 09: (From the top) Davy Rogan, Sue Strachan, Jim Wells

Bridge of Allan Masters Winners 09: (From the top) Davy Rogan, Sue Strachan, Jim Wells

Nunholm Squash Club again boasted an array of players at the recent Bridge of Allan Masters tournament.

The Stirlingshire club was the venue for the penultimate Scottish ranking masters squash tournament of the season. With a large turnout of internationalists and world championship players in the various age groups and competitors travelling from England, Ireland and Belgium the capacity grounds were treated to some exciting squash.

The first Nunholm trophy came in the final of the over 45 event. There Jim Wells from the Dumfries club always maintained control in an entertaining contest to win 3-0 over Chris Holt.

There was a near miss for the team in the over 50’s final where Robin Ridley went two games up against Boyd Kidd. Apparently however, on this the Feb 14th weekend, one of Kidd’s female admirers gave him a Valentine’s kiss and told him he had to go and win “for the girls”. Unfortunately this worked and it was Robin who kissed the title goodbye and lost a cliff-hanger 3-2. Nunholm will need to consider revising their motivational techniques. Read the rest of this entry »

Nunholm Squash Masters go North

26 02 2008

The Scottish Masters Closed Championships are on this weekend in Aberdeen and will have a strong representation from the Nunholm Squash Club.

Sue Strachan in the over-35 and over-40’s women’s competitions hopes to be well placed and has a full weekend with five tough matches to play. Les Harkness is the club’s sole representative at over-40’s and Jim Wells moves on to join Ronnie Carter in the over-45’s in the largest of all the age group draws. Abbie Robertson hopes to catch the eye of the selectors at over-65 and Davy Rogan ,who is the reigning Scottish champion and number 1, hopes to hang on to his title despite strong opposition by “the young guy” in the draw who is “only 70”! The club wishes them good luck in their trek north.
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