PSL SQUASH: UWE Bristol 2 Exeter Diamonds 3

Premier Squash League logoExeter Diamonds got their Premier Squash League campaign off to a sparkling start following a 3-2 opening group B win at UWE Bristol.

Frenchman and former Bristol player Mathieu Castagnet clinched victory for Exeter with a 62-minute win over Irishman Arthur Gaskin.

The South West clash was a marathon match, lasting four and half hours.

Bristol's Mohamed El Shorbagy beat top-ranked Finn Olli Tuominen 3-2 in the final match of the night, which concluded at 11.30.

UWE Bristol 2 Exeter Diamonds 3
Mohamed El Shorbagy bt Olli Tuominen 11-5, 13-15, 9-11, 11-8, 11-9 (59m)
Arthur Gaskin lost to Mathieu Castagnet 10-12, 11-8, 3-11, 4-11 (62m)
Lucas Serme bt Joey Barrington 11-7, 11-8, 10-12, 11-5 (72m)
Thomas Ford lost to Tim Vail 7-11, 11-9, 9-11, 12-10, 5-11 (59m)
Victoria Bell lost to Aisling Blake 8-11, 9-11, 6-11 (25m)

At a glance Team Chichester 5 Winchester Racquets & Fitness 0, TWP St George’s Hill 1 Integrity Surrey Health & Racquets 4.

Group A MB Nottingham 3 University of Birmingham 2, Benz-Bavarian Duffield 3 Chapel Allerton 2, Oxford Health & Racquets 5 AJP Pontefract 0.

next up . . . Group B fixtures  

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