Six Nations to compete in squash

Six nations are vying for medals across the 11 days squash that begins today at the Pacific Games in Samoa.

Fiji, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Tahiti will contest singles, doubles, mixed doubles and team events for men and women.

PNG, New Caledonia and Fiji are expected to dominate after sharing 21 available medals amongst them at the 2015 Pacific Games in Port Moresby.

New Caledonia’s Nicolas Massenet who won gold in the men’s singles, men’s doubles and men’s team competition at Port Moresby 2015 is returning to defend all of his titles.

Papua New Guinea’s Eli Webb, who won silver in the women’s singles and mixed doubles, plus bronze in the women’s doubles last time, will compete in four events at Samoa 2019,

The competition will be held at the Squash Courts Faleata and runs until Friday 19 July, with free entry.