The Growthpoint IPT A-sections were hosted by Northerns Squash this year. All the fixtures took place at either the Glass court in Brooklyn Mall or Pretoria Country Club.

SACD won the ladies section and Joburg Squash won the men’s section. More reports on Squash South Africa’s website.

The schedule of the fixtures can be found at the bottom, with each day’s results listed directly below and the points table below that.

Congratulations to JP Brits and Farrah Sterne on winning the Northerns leg of the Growthpoint SA Regionals. They will go through to the quarter-finals of the SA Nationals.

The final results for the Growthpoint SA Regionals:

The Northerns regional leg of the Growthpoint SA National championships starts on Wednesday evening, 7 October at Pretoria Country Club. A progressive draw is in place and the Ladies’ top seeds will only be in action on Thursday, whereas the Men’s top seeds will start on Friday.

There will however be stiff competition to determine who will take them on after the preliminary rounds. Here are the full draws:

Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 regulations, no spectators will be allowed at the matches. Updates will be posted regularly on the website and on social media.

The men’s finals of the Northerns PSA Satellite tournament saw last year’s runner-up Kelvin Ndhlovu take on Kundanji Kalengo, who due to only recently joining the PSA, had to qualify for the main draw. Both Zambian players had epic 5-setters in the semi-finals against eventual 3rd place Dewald van Niekerk (SACD) and Gary Wheadon (WP, 4th) respectively.

The pace and quality of the squash was relentless. Kelvin pulled ahead 1-0 but Kundanji came back to make it 1-1 and then edged ahead to 2-1. The 4th set was a short one where Kelvin fired in the winners and Kundanji seemed to be taking a breather, Kelvin taking it 11/2 to set up a decider. Kelvin eventually proved to be too strong and closed out the match 11/8 in the 5th with Kundanji a very tired man.

In the ladies’ final Lizelle Muller was just too strong for her SACD teammate Alexa Pienaar and took the match 3-1. Both players were seeded 5/8 but had little trouble reaching the finals without dropping a game. In the 3/4 playoff, Jenny Preece (CG) beat Northerns’ Helena Coetzee 3-1.

Sandile Masondo beat Jason Phillips in the men B-section final and in the C-section, youngster Jarrod Cousins beat Sifiso Musi in the final.

Here are the full results of the tournament: NSA PSA Closed Satellite tournament 2020.

This weekend Northerns will host a PSA Challenger series satellite tournament at the Pretoria Country Club. Players get to earn PSA points that count towards their official world rankings. Play will start with play-offs for the A-section on Friday afternoon, followed by the first round later in the evening. Inbetween, the other sections will play their first rounds.

Some of the players to watch this weekend, are Kelvin Ndhlovu (Zambia), Gary Wheadon (WP), Dylan Groenewald (CG) and Dewald van Niekerk (SACD). Dewald has been playing some good squash in recent weeks, which earned him a 3rd place in the recent PSA Satellite tournament at Parkview.

In the ladies PSA section the 5/8 seedings of Alexa Pienaar (SACD) and Lizelle Muller (SACD) are probably not a fair reflection of their actual playing strength and they will set out to prove that against the likes of number 1 seed Bongi Seroto (CG) and 2 seed Jennifer Preece (CG).

Here are the full updated draws at 19h00 on Saturday: NSA PSA Closed Satellite tournament 2020

Click on this link for all the information on the SA Masters IPT in Pretoria.

Entries are open on the NSA tournament page.

  • Date: Friday 7 June to Sunday 9 June 2019 (4 rounds)
  • Venue: University of Pretoria Squash complex
  • Playing times: Friday 17h00 to 21h00, Saturday 8h00 – 12h00 & 13h00 – 17h00, Sunday 8h00 – 13h00
  • Sections: Men A, B, C and a Ladies section subject to number of entries.
  • Closing date for entries: Tuesday, 4 June 2019 – 13h00.
  • Convenor: Blaar Coetzee – 082 781 6917
  • Any queries should be directed to the convenor at

As always the Northerns Junior Closed tournament was a tense affair with players using the last chance to improve or consolidate their positions on the provincial ladder in order to get selected to the provincial teams.

The selection criteria takes into account each player’s record against the others over the whole season, starting with the Start of season tournament in September and culminating in the NJSA Closed. The committee met right after the prize giving to select the teams and invitation letters went out on Monday (see the announcement elsewhere on the website).

In all the excitement, let’s not forgive who were crowned the NJSA champions for the year:

Winners Boys Girls
u19 Reece Mclachlan Helena Coetzee
u16 Damian Groenewald Awande Malinga
u14 Luhann Groenewald Jordin Phillips
u13 Patrick Weir Chanté Leppan
u11 Wian de Bruin Elzandri Janse van Rensburg

Here are the full results of the tournament:

Congratulations to all the players with a great tournament. All the prize winners pictured below.

A small but passionate crowd was entertained with squash of a high standard on the final evening of the NSA Closed tournament. [4] Gary Naidoo proved that he is in unstoppable form to beat [2] Kyle Maree 3-1 in the men’s A section. [3] Andrew Martin upset [1] Ruan Olivier to take third place after a humdinger of a 5-setter where he fought back from 0-2 down.

In some other notable results young Damian Groenewald beat Nell van der Merwe 3-1 for 5th place and Blaine Verhage took 7th place after overcoming Jason Phillips 3-2 in another closely fought match.

Helena Coetzee was in sublime form to win the ladies final 3-0 over Kim McDonald. Third place went to Amy Farrell.

The men’s B section final was cancelled due to Sven Claassen picking up an ankle injury in his semi final match, so Pieter Albertyn won by default. In the 3/4 playoff Wayne Muller was responsible for Barry Coetzee’s second successive loss by the same margin of 9-11 in the 5th set. Innes de Vries was 5th after beating Brandon Thomas 3-2.

Here are the full results: NSA Closed tournament 2019


10 – 12 May 2019

Boys & Girls u11 – u19


This is a COMPULSORY TOURNAMENT for National IPT Selection

No SPECIAL REQUESTS can be accommodated

  1. Closing date for entries:
  • 20h00, Monday 06 May 2018
  • NJSA Players must be REGISTERED and PAID Up for the 2019 season.
  • Online entries are the only accepted form of entry and late entries will not be accepted.
  • If you DO NOT RECEIVE a confirmation e-mail (check your email spam as well); then check the website for your entry confirmation (at the bottom of the online entry form).
  • If you cannot find your entry, re-enter immediately.
  • Squash SA registration (fully paid) is compulsory (u13 to u19).
  • Tournament Organiser: Brett Cousins:
  • Method of communication is email: