Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Herefordshire League is suspended from March 16th. The league will resume as and when the pandemic has subsided. As this may not be for some while, the knock-out competition will be cancelled this year.
We currently have 6 teams who have registered an interest in playing in the league this year.
Anyone interested in entering a team for 2019 should contact Terry Prosser via Herefordshire Squash, Tennis and Racketball Centre or via the contact page.
The first fixtures will be played in late September or early October.
The Herefordshire County Junior Championships for 2016 were held at Hereford Squash, Tennis and Racketball Centre. In March 2019 there will be a further junior competition a the same club.
Herefordshire is a largely rural county with population centres in the city of Hereford and market towns of Leominster, Ledbury and Ross. Squash facilities in the county are limited to these towns.
The largest club in the county is Herefordshire Squash, Tennis and Racketball Centre in Hereford. Other venues are at the Halo Leisure Centres in Hereford and Ledbury, and on the border with Powys at Presteigne.
There is a county league with teams from Hereford, Monmouth, Abergavenny and Presteigne. Teams from Herefordshire Squash, Tennis and Racketball Centrealso compete in the county leagues of neighbouring counties, Gloucestershire and Worcestershire. A County Closed competition is held annually.
We currently have no teams in any inter-county event. Anyone interested in running a team should contact Terry Prosser or Mark Chamberlain via the contact page.
Junior coaching is held at Herefordshire Squash, Tennis and Racketball Centre on a Saturday afternoon and is open to non-members. Coaches are also available at Presteigne.
Racketball (Squash 57) can be played at any of the venues that support squash, rackets are available for hire. There is not, currently, a county league.
Mark Chamberlain has compiled a history of squash in Herefordshire and extracts from his book are reproduced here. contact Mark if you would like a full copy.