3 National Champion of Champions Titles

Posted: 03/11/15

Northland has taken 3 titles at the National Champion of Champions squash tournament held last weekend in Palmerston North.

Ben Sweeny from Manaia Squash won the C Grade Mens title, while mother and daughter from the Kaitaia Squash Club, Nirelle and Tayla McDonald won the C Grade and E grade titles respectively.

The Champion of Champions national tournament is held annually, and the Northland graded winners from the district event earlier in the year can attend the national event where the district champions in each grade compete for the title of Champion of Champions.


A Grade

Kashif Shuja (Palmerston North) won round robin
Danielle Fourie (Palmerston North) won round robin

B Grade

Mitchell Kempton (Makarewa) beat Stephen Bennett (Palmerston North)- 9-11, 11-7, 6-11, 11-7, 16-14
Winona-Jo Joyce (Hastings) won round robin

C Grade

Ben Sweeny (Manaia) beat Matthew Laurenson (Ohakune) – 15-6, 18-20, 15-12, 15-10
Nirelle McDonald (Kaitaia) beat Tania Dawson (Mount Maunganui) – 15-4, 10-15, 15-5, 15-6

D Grade

Quade Hyde (GHSOB) beat Manaia Murphy-Fell (Whakatane) – 13-15, 8-15, 16-14, 15-12, 15-10
Kiana Reid (HBSRC) beat Vanessa McKenzie (Mana) – 15-10, 14-16, 16-14, 16-14

E Grade

Patrick Watts (Palmerston North) beat John Mullinger (Palmerston North) – 15-11, 15-12, 15-8
Tayla McDonald (Kaitaia) won round robin

F/J Grade

Daniel Perkinson (Edgecumbe) beat Sean Donnison (Lugton Park) – 15-10, 14-16, 15-12, 15-10
Tegen Willis (HBSRC) won round robin


Champ of Champs winners 2015