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2014 Dunlop Tuks Open Squash Tournament
Samantha Viney
Posted on 26 Aug 2014

The 2014 Dunlop Tuks Open Squash Tournament in partnership with the TuksSport High School will be taking place from the 17th to the 19th of October 2014.

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NJSA Junior Closed
Vuyo Nxakala
Posted on 13 May 2014

Well done to the Tuks MMA juniors who made us proud with their performances at the NJSA Junior Closed past weekend!


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Professional squash players on our doorstep ! What a bonus ..
Vuyo Nxakala
Posted on 07 Apr 2014

Players have traveled from France, Pakistan, Egypt, Malaysia and England to play in the PSA WSA Northerns Open Squash Tournament.

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Successful weekend for juniors in Bloemfontein
Samantha Viney
Posted on 12 Mar 2014

The Tuks MMA flag flew high at the first SA Schools selection tournament with our players all enjoying the results of their hard work!

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TuksOne squash team have a firing start to Blitz league
Samantha Viney
Posted on 05 Feb 2014

The TuksOne men blasted their opposition, Pretoria Country Club, in the first NSA Blitz league match on the 3rd of February 2014.

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TuksSquash hosts the annual St Andrews Squash Camp
Samantha Viney
Posted on 23 Jan 2014

The third annual St Andrew's School for Girls Squash Camp was held at TuksSquash and Mr. Trevor Whittle (teacher) and 39 enthusiastic players survived a weekend of squash and FUN!



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TuksSquash - D.A.R.E 2014
Samantha Viney
Posted on 17 Jan 2014

TuksSquash started 2014 with 32 players from all corners of South Africa (Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Grahamstown, Transkei, Bloemfontein, Nelspruit, Johannesburg and Pretoria) attending the D.A.R.E 2014 High Performance Training Camp at the TuksSquash Complex and High Performance Centre.

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Principals Award to a Student for Exceptional Performance in both Academics and Sport
Samantha Viney
Posted on 22 Oct 2013

Senade has been a member of the TuksSquash club since she started her squash as a 12-year-old. She moved through the junior competition ranks, playing her way into the SA Schools teams which toured Malaysia and the UK.

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TuksSquash Junior Programme
Samantha Viney
Posted on 21 Oct 2013

The TuksSquash Junior Programme is going from strength to strength.

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TuksSquash Dunlop Junior Open
Samantha Viney
Posted on 21 Oct 2013

TuksSquash Dunlop Junior Open where age, size and gender are not important ... Squash wins

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The 2013 TuksSquash Season
Samantha Viney
Posted on 23 Sep 2013

2013 could be considered to be the “nearly” season for TuksSquash. The Men’s first team won the season-opening Blitz league relatively easily, and looked to be in good shape for the Northerns league.

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Jesters Under 23 Series
Samantha Viney
Posted on 20 Sep 2013

A number of Tuks Squash players have been participating in the Jesters U23 series. The Jesters club is an association of squash players whose main purpose is to propagate the game. To this end they decided to establish an under 23 “circuit”, to foster participation in a crucial age group, where many players are often lost to the game after leaving school.

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2020 OLYMPICS
Vuyo Nxakala
Posted on 02 Sep 2013

Wrestling ..... Baseball .... OR ... Squash

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South African Student Squash Team
Samantha Viney
Posted on 24 Jul 2013

Photo provided by: Anton Louw

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Silver at USSA Squash
Samantha Viney
Posted on 11 Jul 2013

The annual USSA squash tournament, this year hosted by NMMU, was everything it should have been. Tough squash, competitive on the court and friendly off court and the Tuks A and B teams once again rose to the occasion and played their hearts out.

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Tuks Squash players to represent South Africa
J.Kershaw
Posted on 10 Jun 2013

Makgosi Peloakgosi and Megan Page make SA u19 team to World Junior Championships

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TuksSquash 1st League Mens Team claim Maximum Points
J.Kershaw
Posted on 24 May 2013

A Great Victory over last years League Winners.

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TuksSquash hosting SA Squash Organiser Coaching Course
J.Kershaw
Posted on 15 May 2013

Course is open to anyone needing a certificate for their degree or any parent just wanting some basic knowledge on squash.

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TuksSquash Dominates Northerns Closed Tournaments
J. Kershaw
Posted on 15 May 2013

TuksSquash players participated in their various Northerns closed Tournaments.

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Clinton Leeuw spends time with TuksSquash Academy players
Jason Kershaw
Posted on 22 Apr 2013

TuksSquash Academy players getting some inspiration from SA ranked no. 3

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TuksSquash Courts abuzz with Nupower Super 16 Schools Event
Jason Kershaw
Posted on 22 Apr 2013

A very successful weekend with a great display of upcoming squash players.

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TuksSquash hosting 24hr Squash-a-thon
Jason Kershaw
Posted on 13 Mar 2013

TuksSquash will be keeping the ball going for 24hours starting 20 March at 18H00

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SUCCESS for TuksSquash
Jason Kershaw
Posted on 18 Feb 2013

TuksSquash Men's First Team win Northern's Blitz League 2013

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TOP CLASS start for TuksSquash
Jason Kershaw
Posted on 05 Feb 2013

TuksSquash Blitz League Teams start the season off with Two BRILLIANT wins!!

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TuksSquash Players are BACK!!
Jason Kershaw
Posted on 28 Jan 2013

TuksSquash bringing MORE HEAT to Pretoria!!

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Tuks Students represent SA Knights
Jason Kershaw
Posted on 28 Jan 2013

Craig Stephens and Nell van der Merwe represented SA Knights in the UK!

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St Andrews School for Girls visits TuksSquash
Jason Kershaw
Posted on 16 Jan 2013

TuksSquash and St Andrews create a successful new tradition!

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TuksSquash welcomes new staff
M Linde
Posted on 10 Jan 2013

TuksSquash welcomes Graham Prior and Jason Kershaw

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TuksSquash High Performance Camp Success
Mari-Oni Linde
Posted on 08 Jan 2013

Twenty of the top young squash players in the country jumpstarted their 2013 squash year by participating in the TuksSquash High Performance Squash Training Camp from 4 to 7 January 2013.

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TuksSquash takes on Jesters
M Linde
Posted on 10 Sep 2012

TuksSquash players performed well in the first leg of the Jesters u23 Series held in KZN

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TuksSquash : Tuks MMA players train with ex world No 1, Natalie Grainger
Liz MacKenzie
Posted on 10 May 2012

Natalie arrived at the courts relaxed and with a big smile on her face, ready to take a group of juniors for a three-hour training sessions. Sticking to the very basics of hitting the ball accurately, the time flew by as the group were absorbed in each drill.

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TuksSquash : Physio student Julie Lee is the national u19 champion
Liz MacKenzie
Posted on 10 May 2012

Brains, beauty and a great squash player. Julie was impressive at the Junior Nationals after defeating the No 1 seed, Alexandra Fuller.

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TuksSquash Coaching Theme Launch
Mari-Oni Linde
Posted on 07 Mar 2012

TuksSquash launched Coaching Theme for 2012.

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TuksSquash : Top youngsters train at Tuks
Mari-Oni Linde
Posted on 12 Jan 2012

Thirty-eight enthusiastic and talented young squash players from around South Africa attended a High Performance Training Camp hosted by TuksSquash from 5-9 January 2012.

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TuksSquash : Jester's glory for Tuks
Posted on 22 Aug 2011

The Jester's u23 Series tournament held at PCC last weekend was a Tuks success story.

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TuksSquash : Squash SA selected Liz, Graham to go to Australia
Posted on 03 Aug 2011

Well done to Liz Mackenzie and Graham Prior who were selected by Squash SA to attend the World Coaches Congress in Australia in August 2011.

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TuksSquash : Junior MMA and Tuks players to tour Australia
Posted on 03 Aug 2011

The final nuts and bolts are being gathered and the TuksSquash Tour to Australia is taking shape fast. With World Juniors a thing of the past the coaches who have been contacted are getting their programs together to give the group the best of the best.

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TuksSquash : Colderst USSA's ever
Posted on 06 Jul 2011

USSA 2011 will go down as the coldest event in the past 10 years!

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TuksSquash : Cheyna wins (yet) another title
Posted on 07 Apr 2011

TuksSport and hpc sponsored Tuks student Cheyna Tucker won the 2011 Wits Open title.

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Tuks'Squash : Cheyna and Senade in top 4 finish at NSA Satellite
Posted on 15 Mar 2011

Tuks players left their mark at the NSA Satellite tournament which was held this past weekend at the Pretoria Country Club courts.

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TuksSquash : Tuks players make their mark at Training Camp
Posted on 09 Feb 2011

The TuksSquash junior players were in peak form this weekend at the North Gauteng Junior Round Robin.

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TuksSquash : Cheyna awarded with highest accolade
Posted on 04 Oct 2010

Tuks' number 1 squash player, Cheyna Tucker has been selected as a member of the South African Senior squash team to participate in the World Women's Squash Championships being held in Palmerstone, New Zealand at the end of November 2010.

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TuksSquash : Tuks take USSA title
Posted on 28 Sep 2010

Tuks are the 2010 USSA National Student Champions!

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TuksSquash : Tuks win first 'final'
Lesego Sehume
Posted on 06 Sep 2010

The anticipation building up to the USSA Regionals on 4 September 2010 was palpable, as was the tension.

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Squash Clash of the Year : Tuks 1 v UJ 1
Posted on 01 Sep 2010

Saturday's match between the 2 top squash universities will be a match to remember.

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Tuks' Cheyna Tucker presented with SquashSA's Most Improved Player of the Year Award
Posted on 01 Sep 2010

Studying full time and still managing to play good squash, train hard AND IMPROVE!

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TuksSquash vs UJ on 4 September
Posted on 26 Aug 2010

Please come and support TuksSquash at the USSA regional finals against UJ on Saturday 4 September from 09h00 till 14h00 at the TuksSquash complex.


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Alan Colburn joins TuksSquash Coaching Panel
Posted on 23 Aug 2010

World Tour player ... World Masters Champion ... Author ... ex National Coach ...

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Cheyna, Senade off to Student Games
Posted on 28 May 2010

Cheyna Tucker, BSport Sci student and TuksSquash Academy player and Senade Haupt, a medcial student, have been selected to represent South Africa the World Student Championships in Melbourne.

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SA's no 2 falls victim to Tuks' Cheyna
Posted on 03 May 2010

Showing determination, focus and true grit helped Tuks' Cheyna Tucker defeated top seed Milnay Louw in the Old Eds Grand Prix tournament yesterday (Sunday, 2 May).

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Tuks junior squash players take 3 titles
Posted on 23 Mar 2010

Robyn Baptist, Ruan Olivier and Makgosi Peloakgosi each won their respective section at the SA Schools Closed - the Nationals for schools players.

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TuksSquash excells again
Posted on 08 Mar 2010

TuksSquash' latest feat is the three titles won at the NJSA Easterns Junior Open.

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Alexa wins prestigious title
Posted on 03 Mar 2010

Tuks Menlopark player Alexa Pienaar walked away with prestigious Bloem Junior Open title this past weekend.

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Senade, Thoboki take titles
Posted on 25 Feb 2010

Tuks' Senade Haupt and Thoboki Mohohlo are the 2010 Old Edwardians Club Champions.

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Ruan wins u.16 boys title at Cape Classic
Posted on 23 Feb 2010

TuksSport High School learner Ruan Olivier, walked away with 1st prize at the Cape Classic Invitation tournament which was held in Cape Town this past weekend (19 - 21 February).

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First and second place finish for Tuks' women in NSA Blitz League
Posted on 16 Feb 2010

In a fiercely contested final Tuks 1 beat Tuks 2 in the finals of the NSA Women's Blitz League.

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Tuks's hopes of winning the NSA Blitz League dealt a serious blow
Posted on 01 Feb 2010

TuksSquash champion Emmanuel Musefwe's right arm got broken on Friday evening (29 January) when a faulty electric gate closed on him.


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Cheyna Tucker joins elite group of young players at TuksSquash
Posted on 29 Jan 2010

Cheyna Tucker joined TuksSquash this week after spending December not only in the company of ex world champion Sarah Fitz Gerald, but current world number 1, Nicol David as well.

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Student tour stops off in Melbourne
Posted on 21 Dec 2009

Tuks students Senade Haupt and Chanelle Birch spent Sunday, 20 December training with ex World Champion Sarah Fitz Gerald in Melbourne, Australia.

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Squash: Tuks juniors rock in Perth
Posted on 15 Dec 2009

TuksSquash's juniors rocked at the recent Western Australian Junior Doubles Tournament.

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TuksSquash hosts international training camp
Posted on 30 Nov 2009

TuksSquash will be hosting the annual high performance camp for invited players from 22 - 26 January 2010.

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Bright smiles overpower miserable weather
Posted on 20 Nov 2009

The weather was cold, wet and miserable but at 5 am on 20 November, the smiles and excitement on the faces of the seven TuksSquash youngsters were bright and sunny.

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Emmanuel second in Malawi Open
Posted on 16 Nov 2009

TuksSquash Champion and High Performance player, Emmanuel Musefwe recently travelled to Lilongwe to compete in the Malawi Open.


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Friday the 13th brings highest accolade for Senade
Posted on 16 Nov 2009

TuksSquash' No 1 player, 1 Senade Haupt was awarded the Northerns Squash Federation's (NSF) Player of the Year Award on Friday, 13 November.

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'Doctor' Senade SA’s most promising junior squash player
Posted on 09 Nov 2009

At the prestigious Squash SA Awards evening, Tuks medical student Senade Haupt was awarded the highest honour in junior squash when she received the Squash SA Most Promising Junior Award.

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Makgosi keeps on starring
Posted on 27 Oct 2009

Makgosi Peloakgos does it again!

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Young Tukkie wins Northerns Junior Open Squash title
Posted on 19 Oct 2009

Tuks player Alexa Pienaar walked away with the Northerns Junior Open Squash title on the weekend of 16 and 17 October.

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Tuks Junior Squash shows mettle in NJSA Primary Schools League
Posted on 14 Oct 2009

The NJSA Primary Schools league once again paved the way to showcase the strength and depth of Tuks Junior Squash.

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TuksSquash junior takes another title
Liz Mackenzie
Posted on 05 Oct 2009

TuksSquash's Makgosi Peloakgosi keeps on dominating the under 13 squash scene.


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Bursary holders train Botswana novices
Liz Mackenzie
Posted on 28 Sep 2009

The TuksSquash bursary holders (assisted by the BSport Sci students) were actively involved in a weekend of training and coaching of a group of youngsters from Botswana.

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Tuks players dominate in TuksSquash Open Tournament
Liz Mackenzie
Posted on 21 Sep 2009

Thoboki Mohohlo is the TuksSquash Open u.23 men’s champion after beating Zimbabwean Ishmael Muburu in the final played on Sunday, 20 September at Tuks’ courts.

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