Henley Squash Club

Henley Leisure Centre, Gillotts Lane, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon, RG9 1PA
April 2024

Spring 2024 Update

After an enjoyable and successful winter season, Henley Squash club are looking forward to an active summer of squash.

The club is currently buzzing with all manner of squash activities including a monthly club player league, an open Friday evening club night, a handicap tournament, dedicated junior and adult squash coaching sessions, Oxfordshire county and Berkshire veteran teams, as well as elite level player participation in several domestic and international tournaments.

In the Oxfordshire leagues, Henley’s 1st team, captained by Harry Carr, finished second in the Oxfordshire first division behind Brackley. An excellent result against the best teams in the county. Richard Brown and Harry Carr played the most matches, whilst Adam Edge had the best win ratio winning all 7 of his matches played.


Harry Carr (1st team captain) receiving serve from former Henley player Ed Hopkins (now playing for Defence Academy) mid March 24.


The second team, captained by Steve Dance, had a creditable season finishing joint 4th alongside Hithercroft in the Oxfordshire fourth Division. During the season 14 different players played in the team with Tim Budden playing 11 out of the 12 matches whilst Richard Little had the best win ratio.


Henley 2nd team after playing at home against Abingdon in March : Mike Lewis (Left), Miles Edwards, Richard Little, Dan Andrews, Steve Dance (Right).


The Veteran team, captained by Richard Little, in their first season playing again after the covid lockdown, finished a creditable fourth in division 3 of the Berkshire Winter Vets league. Jim Reay and Steve Dance played the most matches. The team had an enjoyable season winning seven matches and travelling to away matches across several counties.


Vets team smiling after a home match mid January 24 Richard Little (left) , Tim Budden, Steve Dance, Tom Tuite-Dalton, Jim Reay (right).


During the winter, Jill Campion had an absolutely outstanding season including winning her Masters age category at : The European Championships, The Welsh Masters closed Championships, British National Masters Championships and the prestigious RAC Vintage Squash Tournament.


Andy Murray, Managing Director, iProSports presents Jill Campion with the British Masters trophy


Over the summer the club is looking forward to fielding two teams in the Oxfordshire County leagues as well as seeing the results of the final rounds of the internal handicap tournament.

In addition over the next few weeks several Henley Squash Club financial supporters and sponsors are expected to be announced.

Squash has been announced to be included in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics and the club is keen to take advantage of this announcement where possible to promote and make available the enjoyment of the sport at all levels to the local Henley community. All are welcome. The club plays out of the Henley Leisure Centre in Gillotts Lane, details can be found at www.henleysquash.co.uk