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Champions Dunnington defeated while Barnsley send out message to rivals

The 2017-18 Yorkshire Premier League concluded with a surprise defeat for champions Dunnington and Barnsley firing a shot across the bows of next season’s title rivals.

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MAGIC MOMENT: James Willstrop celebrates winning Commonwealth Games gold against Paul Coll. Picture: World Squash Federation/Toni van der Kreek.

Interview: Golden moment gives Willstrop plenty of reasons to be cheerful

LIFE has always been about more than just playing squash for James Willstrop.

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James Willstrop.

Willstrop relieved at doubling up to earn bronze

JAMES Willstrop did his best Steve Redgrave impression after finishing his Commonwealth Games with bronze in the men’s squash doubles.

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Jenny Duncalf, left, in action during the women's doubles quarter-finals against New Zealand's Amanda Landers-Murphy. Picture: World Squash Federation.

Commonwealth Games: Experience helps Willstrop stay on course for double gold

EXPERIENCE paid dividends for James Willstrop as he battled his way into contention for another medal at the Gold Coast.

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In unison: Jack Laugher and Chris Mears during the men's synchronised 3m springboard.

Commonwealth Games: It’s a golden hat-trick for Jack Laugher

JACK LAUGHER won his third gold of the Games today as he and his partner Chris Mears won the 3m synchronised springboard event on Gold Coast.

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England's Dina Asher-Smith. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA

Commonwealth Games: Willstrop happy to be easily distracted from Gold Coast court battles

FROM the podium to the playhouse, James Willstrop has credited his new career path as the perfect distraction from the mental grind of competitive squash.

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Paul Coll of New Zealand competes against James Willstrop of England in the Men's Singles Final at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (Picture: Anthony Au-Yeung/www.photosport.nz/SWpix.com)

Commonwealth Games: Nearly man no more as James Willstrop enjoys golden moment

The Gold Coast is famed for its rollercoasters – the perfect metaphor for the career of squash star James Willstrop.

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James Willstrop. Picture: England Squash

Commonwealth Games: 'I can't really believe it!" - Yorkshire's James Willstrop finally gets his hands on gold

JAMES WILLSTROP ended his long wait for Commonwealth Games glory amid emotional scenes on the Gold Coast.
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NO WAY THROUGH: Sheffield's Nick Matthew lost out to Nafiizwan Adnan in the quarter-finals of the men's singles on Saturday morning. Picture: England Squash

Commonwealth Games: Willstrop keeps gold medal dream alive as Matthew is left frustrated

NICK MATTHEW was left to reflect on what might have been at the Commonwealth Games - while long-time rival James Willstrop continued to chase a dream gold medal.
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James Willstrop has been in fine form at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Picture: Squashpics.com

Commonwealth Games: Harrogate squash ace Willstrop into singles final

Harrogate’s James Willstrop is closing in on a first Commonwealth gold medal having qualified for the 2018 men’s squash singles final.

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Video - Commonwealth Games: Nick Matthew outlines ambition to close career with golden flourish

IT has proved an emotional few months for Nick Matthew as he prepares to bow out from the world stage after a long and glittering career.

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Yorkshire Squash League: Dunnington seal third title in emphatic fashion

Dunnington sealed their third Yorkshire Premier League squash title in the most emphatic fashion as they wheeled out their big guns to give Hallamshire a hammering.

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YOU WIN AGAIN: Nick Matthew beat James Willstrop to win a 10th British National Championships title. Picture: Steve Lines/squashpics.com

Nick Matthew prevails once again over James Willstrop to extend British Nationals record

Sheffield's Nick Matthew claimed a record 10th British National title - but only after a gruelling final showdown with long-time rival James Willstrop.

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Sam Todd, right.

Rising star Sam Todd looking to build on British Junior Open success

IT may only be a few days after he won the Under-15 title at the Dunlop British Junior Open, but Yorkshire's Sam Todd is already targeting more records at the prestigious event.
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Lee Beachill. Picture: SquashPics.com

Yorkshire Squash League: Dunnington pull further clear of rivals

Dunnington extended their lead at the top of the Yorkshire Premier League with a crushing 5-0 victory at Hallamshire in round eight.

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Squash round-up: Chapel Allerton make solid start to Yorkshire Premier League defence

Chapel Allerton 1 began the defence of their Yorkshire Premier League squash title with an opening-night 3-2 victory against last year’s runners up Dunnington.

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Nick Matthew, pictured in Manchester with the 2013 World Championship trophy after winning the event for a third time'.Picture: PSA World Tour

Video: Nick Matthew planning to go out with winning flourish

AFTER announcing his intention to retire at the end of the forthcoming season, Nick Matthew believes he can now solely focus on his two main goals – victory at the World Championships and Commonwealth Games.

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RETIRING: Nick Matthew'. Picture courtesy of Steve Line/Squashpics.com

Video: Sheffield’s Nick Matthew hoping to sign off in triumphant style

SHEFFIELD’S Nick Matthew has signalled his intention to quit his playing career on a high after announcing the forthcoming season will be his last.

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Games target:  Jenny Duncalf  at Harrogate Squash Club.''Picture: Gary Longbottom

Big interview: Jenny Duncalf on coming out as gay squash player and frustration over Olympics snub

Jenny Duncalf has long kept her private life out of the public sphere.

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Squash star proves match fit as he tries his hand at acting

Squash star proves match fit as he tries his hand at acting

Former world number one squash player James Willstrop has a secret passion. Rob Gilmour finds out why the Yorkshireman loves treading the boards

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