RLC

RLC Squash Championships 2018

SSgt Dean Boys receiving the RLC Squash Open Champion trophy

This year’s RLC Squash Championships were held at the slightly earlier date of 30 Oct to 1 Nov 18 at Winchester Racquets and Fitness Club.

Despite competition entries being slightly down this year due to Corps commitments, three full days
and over 200 matches of squash were enjoyed by all who attended.

In total, 56 players entered across five competition categories which were: Open, closed/novice, ladies, veterans and team. Additionally, a plate competition was run for those players who were knocked out in the early rounds of the open and closed competitions.

To celebrate 25 years of the Corps, the annual squash dinner this year was attended by guests who
had previously represented both the forming Corps, RLC and Army competitively at squash with
guests travelling from as far afield as the Greek islands.

The outgoing Chairman of RLC Squash, Maj Chris O’Brien presented the prizes to the winners.

RLC Squash Championships Results
Open Winner – SSgt Dean Boys
Runner Up – Maj Chris O’Brien
Closed Winner – LCpl Dhiraj Rai
Runner Up – LCpl Jitang Jimi
Ladies Winner – Sgt Ammy Whitehead
Runner Up – SSgt Carlie Johnson
Veterans Winner – WO2 Glen Scarah
Runner Up – WO2 Steve Brown
Team Winner – Army HQ
Runner Up – 10 QOGLR
Plate Winner – Maj Scott Rheeder
Runner Up – Maj Nick Hegarty

Army Inter Corps Squash Championships 2018
Despite arriving at this prestigious event without four selected Corps players (committed on Ex) and
only two reserves (who were both carrying injuries), the players in attendance produced some
outstanding squash.

The RLC A Team, hoping to merely consolidate in Division 1, played some tough matches and after a nail biting final match versus the RE A Team, managed to scrape a 3-2 win to secure the runner up spot in Division 1 of Army squash.

A special mention goes to the secretary of RLC squash, WO2 Andy Black who “grizzed” his match against the RE and pulled off an emphatic 3-1 win.

Special mention also goes to the RLC B Team which was short on players and experience but managed to consolidate in Division 2 and remain safe for another year.

Anyone interested in playing RLC squash should contact the secretary on 94731 2065.



Comments are not enabled for this article

If you would like to provide feedback on this or anything else, please get in touch with us here.

Other News

RLC women break new ground

21st February 2019

Three RLC service women are breaking new ground having been selected for key roles at the Infantry Training Centre (ITC) Catterick. Capt Jacquie Barlo... Read More


RLC FOUNDATION 2018 – 19 REVIEW NOW ONLINE

The Royal Logistic Corps Foundation Review 2018-2019, which brings together the best work from logistics professionals from industry, the Army and Aca... Read More


Corps SM looks ahead to a year of opportunity

7th February 2019

The RLC Corps Sergeant Major WO1 Phil Broom has appeared on BFBS Aldershot to talk about his first six months in the position and why there is plenty ... Read More