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Salient: Victoria University Students' Paper. Vol. 25. No. 11. 1962



Squash Rackets, a fast, exciting wall game related to South America's pelota, is virtually unknown in Wellington. Lack of playing facilities is the main reason. There is only one private club and three private courts in Wellington.

Consequently, Vic's Squash squad for Winter Tournament has had little for play and practice. Fortunately, the team will be led I Brian Christie, an experienced Universities' player. He played at No. 6 position in the New Zealand Universities' 12-man team that played a representative Palmerston North side at last year's Tournament.

Second man, Ian Grant, an experienced player, is playing his first Squash this season. The other team member, Lindsay McKay, is making a comeback after several seasons lay-off.

Vic's Squash team has little chance of winning at Christchurch. But the experience will be valuable and next year, when Squash will probably be a fully-fledged Tournament sport, Victoria should field a strong team