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Thurles Squash Club Notes Feb 29th

By Lisa Hyland
Coach of the Year Award
Great news, Club Coach Gerry Connaughton has been awarded the Irish Squash Coach of the Year award in recognition of his contribution to coaching squash in Ireland.
Gerry has been coaching squash for countless years and has introduced thousands of people to this wonderful sport over the years. The club salutes Gerry for his enthusiasm and for fostering the development and growth of squash in Thurles and beyond. Thurles Squash Club is currently experiencing a renaissance and has grown it’s membership base considerably. The person at the centre of the club over the years is our very own, Mr Squash, Gerry Connaughton. Congratulations
Munster League
Our Division 2 Mens team were beaten 4-1 away to Celtic in Waterford last week in the Semi Final first leg. They are at home this week in the second leg. Scores – C Maher 1-3, T Maher 1-3, K McLoughney 3-0, D Butler 1-3 and D Broderick 2-3.
Our Division 4 Mens team were beaten 3-2 away to UCC last week. Scores – G Connaughton 1-3, A Cleere 3-1, R McLoughney 1-3, K Slattery 3-1 and D Corcoran 0-3

Ladies Squash Night
In the Club on this Wednesday night from 7pm there will be a launch of the Munster Ladies Ladder and prizes presented to the those involved in the Jan/Feb league. There will be ladies up from Highfield, Limerick and UCC. There will be games played and some food afterwards. All are welcome to attend.

Squash Blitz
Thurles Squash Club is running its next blitz on Friday 11th of March. Matches start at 7.30PM promptly. A great night guaranteed. Contact Gerry on 0872634313 to enter.

Lisa Hyland