The Windosr Boys School - Squash - 2015 - 01Squash is the schools fastest growing sport with well over a hundred students involved throughout the school. During the spring term, the school enters into the U18 and U15 National cup as well having friendly fixtures and its own intra school ladder competition.

Training sessions take place after school on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and thanks largely to the use of the Eton College courts; the school is able to cater for the growing demand to play the sport.

Squash News

Squash : U15 A Team V Kennet School (National Schools)

The U15 A Squash team played their first National Cup fixture of the season against Kennet School (near Newbury) on Tuesday 23rd September. Unfortunately two of our squad were unavailable due to other commitments (Yo-Yo Chang and Thomas Man). Making the team of 5 slightly weaker than we would have liked. We got of to a great start to the match winning our first two games, Seed 5 (Josh Lomas) and Seed 4 (Max Pettipher). However, we lost our next two matches; Seed 3 (James Matthews) and Seed 1 (Toby Weedon). Meaning the fate of the match result would come down to the final Seed 2 match, a great deal of pressure now rested on Tom O’Hara’s (Seed 2) shoulders. Unfortunately Tom’s opponent was a very experienced club player, and managed a comfortable win. Meaning we lost the fixture 3 – 2 in...

Squash : 1st Team V John Hampden Grammar School

1st Squash team played their first National Cup fixture of the season against John Hampden Grammar School at the Windsor Squash Club on Wednesday 17th September. Unfortunately our captain and number 1 seed Michael Ireland was injured, which made a tough challenge even more difficult. John Hampden 1st team and managed to reach the National Cup Finals (last 6 in the Main Cup Competition) for the last 3 years! So we knew right before the match started we would have a very tough match. The team fought extremely hard for every point, but unfortunately John Hampden were far too strong and we lost the fixture 6-0. Although all players involved can hold their head high and be proud of their performances, particularly Oliver Coulton who had to step up to Seed 1 position and play a very skilful opponent and played exceptionally...