New Zealand win Commonwealth Games mixed doubles gold

New Zealand are the Commonwealth Games mixed doubles champions after Joelle King and Paul Coll downed England’s Alison Waters and Adrian Waller in a one-sided final. Coll and King, bronze medal winners in 2018, have looked in brilliant form throughout the tournament and today were unstoppable as they overpowered England to return the title to […]

Commonwealth Games Doubles: Malaysia stun top seeds

Malaysia enjoyed a spectacular day as their two women’s doubles teams stunned the top seeds and 3/4 seeds to reach the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games for the first time in the country’s history. 5/8 women’s doubles seeds Rachel Arnold and Aifa Azman had already recorded one of the results of the round – when […]

Commonwealth Games Doubles: Australia upset England & husband v wife in quarters

Australian mixed doubles pairing Rachael Grinham and Zac Alexander put in a fine performance to surprise higher-seeded home hopes Georgina Kennedy and Patrick Rooney as the Commonwealth Games mixed doubles competition resumed, while the men’s and women’s doubles competitions got underway. Yesterday, Kennedy captured headlines when she became the first Englishwomen to win a Commonwealth […]

Commonwealth Games Doubles: Mixed competition continues, men’s and women’s events begin

After the excitement of yesterday’s singles finals, there’s plenty more squash action to look forward to in the University of Birmingham Hockey and Squash Centre as the mixed doubles resumes, while the men’s and women’s events begin. There’s no time for England’s Georgina Kennedy to celebrate last night’s singles gold, with the 25-year-old thrust straight […]

Ryan Cuskelly hoping to benefit from Commonwealth doubles focus

Ahead of making his fourth Commonwealth Games appearance in today’s men’s doubles competition, Ryan Cuskelly is loving being back in the green and gold.  Speaking to Squash Australia the day after he entered the Athletes Village, the 35-year-old explained the welcome he received as he and his teammates dug into their Team Australia gear. “We […]

Kennedy and Coll win Commonwealth Games titles

England’s Georgina Kennedy and New Zealand’s Paul Coll are the 2022 Commonwealth Games singles champions after they beat Canada’s Hollie Naughton and Wales’ Joel Makin in front of a sell-out crowd of 2,000 inside the University of Birmingham Hockey and Squash Centre. Appearing in her debut Commonwealth Games, 3/4 seed Kennedy put in yet another […]

Commonwealth Games Singles Finals Preview: History awaits in Birmingham

History will be made in today’s Commonwealth Games singles finals, which are taking place at the University of Birmingham Hockey and Squash Centre. In the women’s draw, Canada’s 5/8 seed Hollie Naughton plays England’s 3/4 seed Georgina Kennedy as they bid to become the first ever female winners from their respective countries. Similarly, there will […]

Canada’s Hollie Naughton shocks top seed to make historic final

Hollie Naughton became the first Canadian woman to reach a Commonwealth Games final after the 5/8 seed stunned New Zealand’s top seed and defending champion Joelle King at the University of Birmingham Hockey and Squash Centre. Naughton, 27, had never taken a game, let alone beaten King, in four previous meetings and even after her […]