S&B evening with two of the worlds best professional squash players


Photo: Cameron Pilley (left) and Daryl Selby (right) answer questions from the S&B audience

S&B evening with two of the worlds best professional squash players

Both Cameron Pilley and Darryl Selby entertained members and guests at Southport and Birkdale sports club on Thursday evening (June 30).

The two players took time to coach juniors, take on members, play an exhibition match and hold a question and answer session.

The evening was a huge entertaining successful night.

A bit about the players:

Cameron Pilley

Lilley returned to by reaching the final of the PSa world series event for the first time in December 2105 at the Hong Kong Open.

He downed World Champion Gregory Gauultier and World No.3 Nick Matthew en-route but fell to defeat against defending champion Mohamed Elshorbagy.

World Ranking Number 14 World Series Ranking number 8

World record holder in 2011, Pilley broke the record for hitting a squad ball at 175 mph, beating the previous record by 3 mph set by John White.

The record stood until may 2014 where he hit a ball at 176 mph to break his own record.


Daryl Selby

He won the British National squash Championship in 2011, shocking reigning world Champion Nick Matthew by defeating him in the final.

He reached the semi finals of the Tournament of Champions in 2012 but lost to James Willstop.

Selby was part of the England team that won the World Team squash Championships in June 2013, beating Tarek Momen in the final to give England semi Finalist in the Canary Wharf Classic in March 2015.

World ranked 20 World series Ranked 13

ots-action-s and bPhoto: Pilley and Selby exhibition match

ots-squash-matchPhoto: Pilley and Selby take on the members



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