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AUCKLAND — Lwamba Chileshe has won the battle of the brothers in the final of the Barfoot & Thompson Panmure Open a PSA 3 Challenger tournament.
AUCKLAND — International squash returns to New Zealand with the Barfoot & Thompson Panmure Open PSA men’s and women’s tournament to be played this weekend 13-15 May after a few draw alterations thanks to Covid-19.
New Zealand will be the testing ground for a major initiative for squash with the launch of the SquashFORWARD Series, a sequence of new squash events intended to trial changes to the traditional competition and scoring formats used at tournaments on the PSA Tour as well as officially sanctioned WSF events.
Loran Parker hurled an extra-innings complete-game as Ōtāhuhu claimed the Northern Fastpitch Series (NFS) premier women’s softball title.
The biggest squash tournament in the nation’s history will be held later this year with the New Zealand Open men’s and women’s PSA World Tour Silver event to take place in Tauranga 7-13 November.
The Waitakere Bears women have continued their dominant start to the Pure Athletic Northern Fastpitch Series (NFS) pre-Christmas action with a second straight victory.
More good news for squash on the back on Paul Coll becoming the first foreign male player to win a major tournament in Egypt with victory at the Black Ball Open over world No 1 Ali Farag this morning.
Squash New Zealand is pleased to confirm an increase in High Performance Sport New Zealand funding which will assist the sport and its players to reach higher levels around the world and domestically as well.
AUCKLAND — Round two of the Auckland Softball pre-Christmas Northern Fastpitch Series (NFS) competition saw some big scores and a couple of tight encounters.
The pre-Christmas start to the Auckland Softball Pure Athletic NFS competition got underway with the first games since coming out of a covid-enforced lockdown.
Auckland Softball is back on the pitching mound with a gradual restart to the top echelons of the sport in the region.
Auckland Softball have taken the initiative to set a restart date for the season in early 2022, Covid-19 and Ministry of Health requirements permitting.
Two quality finals finished the NZ Classic at the Hutt City Squash Club as the twice-postponed tournament was completed without a hitch.
North Harbour Rugby are thrilled to be extending their relationship with Sportswear and Apparel Provider, Paladin Sports for another three years after what has been a very ‘unusual’ season.
Squash New Zealand is getting behind a local brand which truly gives back to the sport.
New Zealand squash clubs and districts have done themselves proud raising money for Mental Health Foundation New Zealand with activities around World Squash Day last Saturday 9 October.
The North Harbour Hibiscus 2021 Farah Palmer Cup season has unfortunately come to an end with the team unable to play the scheduled semifinal match against Manawatu in the Championship due to the Auckland extend Covid-19 lockdown.
Squash is proving to be an ideal opportunity for everyone to keep fit, and social as well especially those who have excelled in other sports.
Following the success of Paul Coll at the British Squash Open last week, New Zealand’s number three ranked player, Lwamba Chileshe is heading to the UK to take the next step in his career.
There’s plenty of support in New Zealand behind World Squash Day 2021 as an ideal opportunity for the sport as well as the community to become more inclusive and also raise awareness and funds for the Mental Health Foundation.
It’s just under a month until the new initiative in bowls in New Zealand takes place as the North (Te Ika-M-āui) and South (Te Waipounamu) teams clash in the new inter-island challenge in Dunedin.
Some significant improvements for New Zealand players in the PSA World Squash Rankings with several new career highs in the latest list just released.
World Squash Day 2021 is getting closer with the sport in New Zealand keen to show it has plenty of depth and community spirit on and off the court.
QBE North Harbour Rugby has confirmed its squad for the Farah Palmer Cup 2021 with plenty of ambition to win games and continue growing the sport.
A couple of new winners on the PSA Challenger squash circuit with Australia, Joseph White and former top-50 ranked Amanda Landers-Murphy taking out the titles at the Howick Open.
There’s plenty of talent lining up for the Liquorland Howick Open, a PSA Squash Challenger event for men and women with players ranked inside the top 150 world rankings.
Success for North Harbour Rugby with the large growth of women’s and girl’s rugby as pathways become more established and the sport gains traction in different areas of the community.
The last time Wellington held the New Zealand Squash Championships was in 1971 and that has been the only occasion the city held the prestigious event.
North Harbour Rugby Union (NHRU) has announced a transformational community partnership with Orange Sky New Zealand, becoming an official partner of the world’s first free mobile laundry service for people experiencing homelessness.
The Northland Squash Open had a familiar feel to the finals as the Chileshe brothers, Lwamba and Temwa faced off for the third time in a PSA Challenger tournament this year.
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