Spring squash competition comes to a close in Leeton

FINALS week for the spring competition kicked off on Monday with the Moose’s taking on Alpacas and the Macaws up against the Rhinos.

The two matches were interesting, but it the end it was the Moose’s and the Rhinos advancing to the final.

Tuesday’s games were played between the Jellyfish and Jaguars and the Meerkats and Rabbits.

The Jellyfish and the Meerkats were the teams that advanced. 

Thursdays night;s round was played out between the Mammoths and Turtles and the Monkeys and Tigers.

After a solid hit out it was the Mammoths and the Tigers making up the final round of the finals that were played on Friday night.

The grand finals were underway at 6pm and on court one the Rhinos rolled the Moose’s 7-3, Liam Ryan 3-0 Matt Piper, Siarne Deeves 3-0 Daniel Shelton, Sarah McAliece 1-3 Matt Lynch.

On court two the Jellyfish capped off a strong comp with a 7-3 win over the Meerkats Jacob Harrison 1-3 Mathew Dunn, Emily Lyons 3-0 Rod Tait, Blayne Thompson 3-0 Ian Draper.

The late round was battled out between the Mammoths and the Tigers with the Mammoths getting the win 10-5.

Macauley Harrison 3-0 Tony Naimo, Marcelle Steele 1-3 Emily Lyons, Jason Curry 3-1 Callum Ryan, Narelle Ryan 3-2 Lizette Taylor.

It was a great turnout for the night and a special thanks to all who were involved in helping it run smoothly.

Congratulations to all the winners and every player who made this spring competition an enjoyable one.

From all the committee we look forward to seeing you all back again in the next competition. 

Train hard over the holidays, enjoy Christmas and New Years and bring on 2018.

Young squash players Jack and Sarah Quinlivan made the club proud last week when they were both awarded a Riverina merit for their achievements in the sport at the Riverina Blues awards ceremony. 

Sarah also received $500 as part of the Premier’s Sporting Challenge Scholarship.



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