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Palmerston North Squash Rackets Club, 1947

Palmerston North Squash Rackets Club, 1947

The photograph shows leading members of the Palmerston North Squash Rackets Club, New Zealand's second-oldest public squash club, after the Timaru club. In both 1947 and 1949 Palmerston North player A. M. Johns won the national men's squash championship. In 2013 the Palmerston North club was New Zealand's largest and was known as SquashGym.

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Mark Derby, 'Indoor sports - Squash', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/41050/palmerston-north-squash-rackets-club-1947 (accessed 22 September 2021)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 17 Jun 2016