Sporting Digest: Squash

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EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS (Zoetermeer, Neth) MEN: 9th/10th place: Netherlands 3 Ireland 1 (L Buit bt D Ryan 9-6 9-0 9-3; R Scheffer bt K Flynn 9-5 4-9 9-3 9-1; M Vertogen lost to C Collins 6-9 9-3 9-4 6-9 6-9; E Smit bt E Ryan 9-4 9-0 9-3). 7th/8th: Wales 3 Spain 1 (A Davies bt A Adarraga 4-9 10-8 5-9 9-6 9-2; A Gough lost to A Codina 9-3 9-4 2-9 4-9 2-9; D Evans bt S Miro 9-4 10-8 9-6 9-6; J Dark bt P Amoros 9-3 3-9 9-6 1-9 9-2). Semi- finals: England 4 France 0 (T Hands bt J Bonetat 9-6 9-4 9-7; P Whitlock bt J Elstob 9-1 9-4 9-5; J Nicolle bt N Arnoux 9-3 9-4 9-2; S Meads bt A Denis 9-2 9-0 9-2). Germany 2 Scotland 2 (Germany win 8-6 on games; H Weins lost to P Nicol 1-9 9-6 5-9 1-9; S Frenz bt M Heath 9-5 9-3 9-6; O Rucks bt D Ritchie 9-5 9-2 9-2; F Possl lost to D Gordon 5-9 9-1 8-9 2-9). 3rd/4th: Scotland 2 France 2 (Scotland win 100-99 on points countback; Nicol bt Bonetat 9-4 9-3 9-1; Heath bt Elstob 0-9 4-9 9-3 9-2 9-4; Gordon lost to Arnoux 2-9 0-9 9-2 10-8 4-9; D Sutherland lost to C Montagnier 7-9 6-9 4-9). Final: England 4 Germany 0 (Hands bt Wiens 1-9 9-3 9-3 9-1; Whitlock bt Frenz 2-9 10-8 9-3 9-2; Nicolle bt Rucks 9-4 9-1 6-9 9-2; Meads bt Possl 9-2 9-1 9-4). Relegated (from top group): Wales; Spain. Promoted (to top group): Netherlands; Ireland.

WOMEN: 15th/16th place: Wales 2 Belgium 1 (S Taylor bt K Hannes 9-2 9-2 9-6; H Barnard bt C Buysse 9-0 7-9 9-7 9-2; J Dark lost to I Coppens 5-9 8-10 6-9). 11th/12th: Norway 2 Austria 1. 9th/10th: Finland 2 Sweden 1. 7th/8th: Switzerland 2 Spain 1. 5th/6th: Scotland 3 France 0 (S Macfie bt C Castets 9-1 9-1 6-9 10-8; C Waddell bt C Vezin 9-7 9-7 9-0; W Maitland bt C Lebosse 9-1 9-1 6-9 10-8. Semi- finals: Germany 3 Ireland 0 (S Schone bt R O'Callaghan 9-0 9-5 9-5; S Baum bt A McArdle 9-0 9-6 9-1; B Seidler bt L Finnegan 9-3 9-1 9-1); England 3 Netherlands 0 (S Horner bt H van Hoorn 9-3 9-0 9-4; C Jackman bt D Sommers

9-2 9-3 8-10 9-2; F Geaves bt M Houtsma 10-8

9-2 9-3). 3rd/4th: Netherlands 2 Ireland 1 (Van Hoorn lost to O'Callaghan 3-9 2-9 9-4 2-9; Sommers bt McArdle 9-3 9-4 9-5; V Atkinson bt L Mylotte 9-2 9-3 9-2. Final: England 3 Germany 0 (Horner bt Schone 9-1 9-0 9-6; Jackman bt S Baum 9-2 9-5 9-3; F Geaves bt S Bartel 9-3 9-5 9-0). Relegated (from top group): Spain; Switzerland. Promoted (to top group): Finland; Sweden.

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