VIP Visit

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On Saturday 18/01/14  Westport Squash Club was blessed with a visit from Derek Ryan and his wife Shelly who both played a series of games with members. Both are pictured above receiving ‘Honorary’ memberships  from Padraic Corcoran (Chairperson) and Colin Harrison (Secretary).

Derek Ryan (born 10 December 1969) is a retired Irish professional squash player who at the peak of his career rose to No. 7 in the world rankings, and for many years was the Irish men’s number 1 player. Derek Ryan currently plays at Irish number 2 and has reached 200 caps for his country. He plays below Arthur Gaskin, the world number 80 and considered to be one of the greatest coaches in Britain.

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Gerry, Des and Padraic were just a few who experienced playing squash at its best with the best…..a great day was had by all!

 

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