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North Kessock's Greg Lobban and Munlochy's Alan Clyne help Scotland to bronze medal at squash's European Team Championships in the Netherlands


By Will Clark

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Former Fortrose Academy pupils Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban won bronze for Scotland at the European Squash Team Championships in the Netherlands.

The duo, along with Inverness athletes Alasdair Prott and Martin Ross, Fergus Richards, from Elgin, and Rory Stewart, from Perth, claimed third place for Scotland at the team championships in Eindhoven.

Scotland claimed bronze at the European Team Championships in Eindhoven after defeating Germany in the third place play-off.
Scotland claimed bronze at the European Team Championships in Eindhoven after defeating Germany in the third place play-off.

Scotland won their group despite drawing 2–2 with Germany in the first match, going on to defeat the Czech Republic 3–1 and Spain 4–0 to progress to the semi finals.

Scotland lost in the semi final with a 3–1 defeat to England, but they won the third place play-off after defeating Germany 3–1.

England were crowned European champions after they defeated France 3–0 in the final.

England also claimed the women’s title after they defeated Wales 2–1 in the final.

Netherlands claimed women’s bronze after they beat France 2–0.

Lobban from North Kessock beat Clyne from Munlochy in the final of the Irish Open in Dublin last month.

Lobban paired with Stewart also won silver at the world doubles championship held in Glasgow last month with Clyne and Douglas Kempsell claiming bronze.


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