Strong squash competition

MAFFRA Squash and Racquetball Club held its 12th annual Gippsland Open tournament at the weekend.

The event, part of a grand prix circuit of tournaments from around Victoria, attracted a record 98 entries, competing in 10 divisions.

Rex Hedrick, ranked 54 in the world, won the men’s open event, while Christine Nunn, ranked 48, defeated Sarah Cardwell, 56, to claim the women’s.

Local players enjoyed the competition, with Col Caskie winning division 4A and Daniel Parker winning division six. 

The event brings many players and spectators to Maffra and continues to increase each year.