Congratulations to EasyGym on winning Division A

EasyGym won the Division A title last night. They are below and are from left to right – Malcolm Levy, Rob Boyles, Steve Morley, Paul Barnett, Dave Hedley, Peter Ferguson and Dave Norman. Squad players not pictured are Dave O’Neill and Mark Grace.

Although they lost 3-2 to Team AON last night they had secured enough points to ensure they won Division A for the Autumn half of the season. The image below shows that they won the league by just 21 points, a very fine margin. The final placings of all the teams is shown below – 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OLIVER WILLIAMS – PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR NOVEMBER 2018

Oliver Williams is the IOM Squash Rackets Association POM (Player of the Month) for November 2018 with a point’s increase of 44.9.%. This is a record improvement and has been brought about by some very good performances in the Douglas Open tournament and league matches. The second placed player is StoneArt’s Lyndon Cheetham with a 34.8% increase, he toppled some higher ranked players in the Douglas Open and his form was a lot more consistent in November. Third is Max Birchall, another very promising junior academy product who is starting to add more consistency to his game. The five most improved players in November are listed below –

1 Oliver Williams – points moved from 379 to 545 = 44.9%

2 Lyndon Cheetham – points moved from 1792 to 2415 = 34.8%

3 Max Birchall – points moved from 348 to 437 = 25.6%

4 Nathan Quilliam – points moved from 1680 to 2098 = 24.9%

5 Oliver Wait – points moved from 1086 to 1372 = 24.8%

B League – Week 10 fixtures

The B league has been very competitive this season with no one team dominating the league. A quick look at the league table shows that nobody has won more than 4 matches to date. With only 2 matches left the B league reads –  

The final fixtures to be played on Thursday 6th December are –

  • Sharks v Conister Racketeers Pioneers
  • Crowe Dragons v Island Exhausts

The only team that can go above Outcasts is Crowe Dragons but they need to get more than 171 points in their match against Island Exhausts if they are to succeed in doing this and winning the league.

C League – Week 10 fixtures

The final week of the C league fixtures sees Island Exhausts Vets and Browne Craine Dragons do battle to determine who will win the C League.  

The fixtures for Tuesday 4th December are – 

  • Island Exhaust Vets v Browne Craine Dragons
  • Dandara Falcons v Hansard International Racketeers

The fixtures for Friday 7th December are –

  • Junior Academy v Santander Racketeers Academy
  • Dohle Stars v Buchanan & Pitts Misfits 

At the moment the League C table reads – 

After 8 matches just 1 point separates Island Exhaust Vets and  Browne Craine Dragons, it should be a very tense and exciting match on Tuesday night.

The MYZONE Christmas 2018 Handicap Squash Tournament – Closed to further entries

MYZONE Christmas Handicap – Entry List

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have received 34 applications from players wanting to enter the ‘The MYZONE Christmas 2018 Handicap Squash Tournament’, as I have restricted the event 32 entrants the event is now closed to further entrants.

The Entrants can be found on the attached document –

MYZONE Christmas Handicap – Entry List

Browne Craine Dragons number 1 ‘Phil Whittam’ works for ‘MYZONE’ and they have kindly offered to sponsor the tournament and provide lots of really good prizes for the top players.

Details about the company can be found at https://myzone.org/

We will be using the handicapping chart attached below to determine the Points differences to apply to players in matches. The Level refers to the players Squash Level ranking points on the day of the tournament.

SL – Handicap Chart