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Ross-shire squash players lead Scotland to bronze medal


By Andrew Henderson


Scotland’s national coach Paul Bell was full of praise for Ross-shire squash players Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban after their performances at the 2019 European Team Championships.

Alan Clyne defeated Lucas Serme as Scotland clinched an upset over France to win bronze at squash's European Team Championships in Birmingham.
Alan Clyne defeated Lucas Serme as Scotland clinched an upset over France to win bronze at squash's European Team Championships in Birmingham.

The pair led their country to a stunning bronze medal in Birmingham.

In the third place play-off match on Saturday, Scotland beat top seeds and defending champions France 3-0 to seal a podium finish at Edgbaston Priory Club.

Greg Lobban, ranked 30 in the world, first took on a familiar opponent in the form of world No.16, Gregoire Marche.

Lobban lost to Marche in the opening round of this year’s world championships.

But this time Lobban produced a brilliant performance to defeat the Frenchman in five games, 4-11 6-11 11-9 11-6 6-11.

Read more in today's North Star.



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