Annual Mixed Doubles Competitions
A qualifying round robin series of matches on Monday and Wednesday last ended with Julie Costello/Rob Kearney, Rose Costello/John Galvin Sine Mcfarlane/Sai Palada and Anna Walsh/John Bray competing in our annual mixed doubles final Thursday evening last. The final was a very close encounter with the latter two teams ending on the same number of points. The deciding series of games ended with Sine and Sai lifting the Ericsson trophy for the first time.
Annual Open Competitions
Our annual open competitions will commence Sunday 7th July with all finals the following Sunday. To enter this year all competitors must go on our web site, www.athlonetennisclub.com, and click on the link Athlone Senior Open. Events this year are ladies’ and men’s classes A, B, C with an over 50’s also for men. The ladies’ and men’s doubles events have classes A and B, the mixed doubles is a handicap competition. Closing date for entries is Friday 5th July.
We are organising two summer camps this year. Our first summer camp will start Monday July 15th to Friday July 19th from 10am to 1pm and our second will be from July 29th to 3rd August, contact Clem for details and to book a place at 0864022490.
The midland league, consisting of six divisions, will be commencing towards the end of July. Members wishing to play in the league can register with men's captain Des Windsor Mc Glynn.
Sunday’s Mixed Doubles
Sunday’s mixed doubles friendly competition continues every week, commencing at 11 and continuing until 1pm. Next Sunday members and adults wishing to join very active tennis club can participate in another mixed doubles competition starting at 11am.
Junior Members’ Games
Lisa and Clem supervise children’s games every Sunday afternoon, ages 10 to 16 from 2pm until 3.30. Then the younger children can enjoy friendly competitions until 5pm.
Men’s/Ladies’ and Mixed Doubles Summer Leagues
Play will continue in these very popular doubles competitions this Monday for gents, Wednesday for ladies with the mixed doubles every Thursday, draw for partners starting at 7.30 sharp. These nights are ideal for new potential members to come along and participate in some friendly competitions.
Clem continues coaching sessions every Saturday starting at 10am for children 4 to 8 years old. At 11 he coaches children ages 9 to 12 and from 12 he coaches older children. Please contact Clem at 0864022490 for further details.
Lisa and Clem organise friendly competitions for members every Sunday starting at 2pm for children ages 10 to 15 and from 3.30 to 5pm for younger children. Contact Lisa at 0862215843 for more details.