Sunderland Thirds take bottom of the table clash

Sunderland Thirds picked up a third straight win, and moved off the bottom of Division 4  , beating fellow strugglers Scotezzi 3-2. The hosts named their strongest five for the first time this season, while the visitors were only missing the injured Simon Heath, calling up Steve Lane to play fifth string in his place. …

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Westoe Firsts go top after win over Northumberland

Report by Chris Boyer Westoe completed back to back 3-2 wins, over coming a strong youthful Northumberland first team. First matches on were the fifth and fourth seeds. Richard Elliott flew back from Mexico, arriving back at lunch time to play in this match. He showed no signs of jet lag taking the first game, …

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Paul Lord: Former US Open finalist talks about his time at the top of Squash

In 1993, Paul Lord faced Rodney Eyles in the final of the US Open. He is still one of the North-East's top players, representing Westoe in the Northumbria Premier League, as well as delivering popular coaching sessions from Primrose, in Jarrow. I was able to catch up with him to speak about his experiences in …

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Final set nail-biter between Westoe and Tynemouth Firsts

Report by Chris Boyer Westoe 1 squeezed a 3-2 victory over a strong and competitive Tynemouth 1. First matches on were the first and fifth seeds. Chris Boyer pipped the speedy Jamie Todd to the line by 3 games to 2. A hard fought and well contested battle. Boyer took the first of five close …

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Eldon pull clear of Division One drop, with key win over Northern Thirds

Report by Adam Coates   Northern 3 played hosts to Eldon 1 in a bottom of Division One battle on Monday night. Both teams were fielding weakened teams, Northern were without their no.1 and no.2, while Eldon were without Steve Carr their no 2. The 1st game of the tie saw the no.5 players, and …

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