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A QUICK WORD WITH POPPIE JARAM

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A QUICK WORD WITH POPPIE JARAM

Q: Tell us about how you got into squash? A: I got into squash through the influence of my parents who were squash and tennis players, I initially started off doing both sports when I was younger but then I finally chose to persue sqaush because I found it more enjoyable.  Q: Where are you based and tell us a bit about your home club? A: I am based in York in the UK, and I train at Dunnington squash club and Pontefract squash club. At pontefract I train with the coach Malcolm Willstrop but I also train with players such as...

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THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT

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THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT

Everyone needs that perfect pair of training shorts! This season you'll find more length variety in BB's popular Ladies Sports Shorts.  With 2 length available mid length and now a longer leg version - for more coverage and length. Made from the same Fabric thats 95% polyester and 5% spandex, they are quick drying light weight.  The fabric combines stretch and ease of movement with beautiful drape and durability.  

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A QUICK WORD WITH RACHAEL GRINHAM

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A QUICK WORD WITH RACHAEL GRINHAM

We were able to get a quick word in with Rachael Grinham in-between her very busy schedule with tournaments and the Commonwealth Games on the horizon. Q: We’ve noticed you have been doing a fair bit of travelling for tournaments and the like.  Can you tell us I bit about where you have been in the last 30 days? Yes I was away for most of December with 3 international PSA events to compete in. I had quite a successful tour qualifying to compete in my 22nd consecutive World Open main draw, while also surpassing my 5/8 seedlings to make the semi-finals...

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A QUICK WORD WITH SIMA PADBOD

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A QUICK WORD WITH SIMA PADBOD
Q: Sima, after competing as a pro on the world Squash tour you decided to change sports.  Tell us about this as well as the transition needed?
 
A: I love squash and I still play socially but to be honest I don't enjoy playing competitively anymore..

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A QUICK WORD WITH JENNY DUNCALF

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A QUICK WORD WITH JENNY DUNCALF

Backyard Birdies recently conducted an interview with PSA player and BB Ambassador Jenny Duncalf.   Q: You were recently in the U.K. training with the England Squash Team in preparation for the Commonwealth Games.  Can you tell us a bit about it?Yes I spent the summer in England for a series of National Squads that were held in Manchester to practice doubles and figure out partnerships in preparation for the GoldCoast next year. It was a productive couple of months, not only in the doubles training but also summer training in general and preparation for the season as a whole....

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