Shuja and Fourie take out National Titles

Palmerston North squash players Kashif Shuja and Danielle Fourie won both A-grade titles at the National Champion-of-Champions finals at SquashGym on Saturday.


Shuja beat Hawke's Bay's Cameron Jamieson in the men's final. 


Stephen Bennett was runner-up to Southland's Champion Mitchell Kempton (Makarewa) in the men's B-grade final whilst Hastings Winona-Jo Joyce won the women's B grade in a 6-draw. 

Ben Sweeney from Manaia in Northland won the C-Grade men's trophy whilst the ladies C-Grade trophy went to another Northlander Nirelle McDonald from Kaitaia. 

The D Grade trophies will both be heading back to Eastern with Quade Hyde and Kiana Reid winning the men's and women's trophies respectively.

Palmerston North's other winner was Patrick Watts who beat John Mullinger in the E-grade men's final, whilst Tayla McDonal made it a family affair for winning trophies by taking the E-Grade trophy in the women's 6-draw. 

The F/J Grade saw Daniel Perkinson and Tegen Willis both claim their respective titles. Well done to Squash Gym Palmerston North on a great weekend and well done to all the competitors for battling it  out on court.