The Oceania Squash Federation is proud to congratulate two outstanding squash players who have been selected as flag bearers for the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony.
Rachael Grinham is an eight-time Games medallist including two gold in 2006 and 2002 and will be attending her 6th Commonwealth Games. She made her Games debut in 1998 in Kuala Lumpur winning silver in the Women’s Doubles and going on to play in 2002, 2006, 2014 and 2018.
Joelle King, attending her 4th Commonwealth Games has been chosen as New Zealand’s dual flagbearer. Joelle, currently ranked 5th in the World, has won six Commonwealth Games medals, three of those Gold.
The whole Oceania Squash community is proud of both these women being chosen for this most prestigious role and wish them and their team mates all the best for the competition ahead. Matches will be held over 11 days with the first matches in the Men’s Singles on Friday, 29 July.
A big shout out to all the Oceania Squash Players representing their respective countries at the Games.
Australia : Rachael Grinham, Cameron Pilley, Zac Alexander, Ryan Cuskelly, Jess Turnbull, Alex Hayden, Rhys Dowling and Donna Lobban.
Fiji : Marika Matanatabu
New Zealand : Joelle King, Paul Coll, Amanda Lander-Murphy, Kaitlyn Watts, Abbie Palmer, Lwanba Chileshe and Temwa Chileshe
Papua New Guinea : Madako Suari, Feanor Siaguru and Amity Alarcos.