Athlone Tennis Club
Senior Spring Leagues
The Men's and Ladies' Spring Leagues continued this week with good wins for Arek Trebelski, Tim Clarke, David Manser (with two victories), Martin O'Rourke, and John Galvin. As yet, the Women's league is to get underway. All matches must be completed by 30th March with presentation of prizes that evening. As usual the Pyramids will be revised after the league on a two up, two down basis. All matches are best of three sets - The third set may be a 'match tie-break'. All results must be entered on the sheets posted in the clubhouse. No walkovers allowed.
Men’s Spring League Group 1: Pawel Michalski, Tim Clarke, George Bodor, Des Windsor-McGlynn, Harry O'Rourke, Arek Trebelski. Group 2: Tomasz Koza, Sean Raftery, Martin O'Rourke, David Manser, Rob Kearney, Richard Frank. Group 3: Marek Rose, Jimmy Raleigh, Dave Costello, Oisin Stronge, John Bray, Kieran McCarthy. Group 4: Pat Conway, John Cooney, Michael Flynn, John Galvin, Michael Rodgers. Group 5: Cathal Kenny, David Walsh, Denis Galvin, Eduardo Ballesteros Ribera, Ghanshyam Godara.
Ladies Spring League Group 1: Paula Dowling, Lisa Brennan, Orla Kinahan, Melanie Whyte, Michele Culligan. Group 2: Ann O'Sullivan, Joan Conway, Rose Costello, Jacinta Digby, Sine McFarlane. Group 3: Anna Walsh, Roisin Casey, Mary Jo O'Farrell, Stephane Kenny, Mary O'Neill, Julie Costello
Men’s Spring Doubles Competition
This competition continued last Monday with a large number of men competing on all four courts. After two hours exiting play, Martin O'Rourke and John Cooney emerged as the winning pair with Richard Frank and Eduardo Ballesteros Ribera in second place. Des Windsor McGlynn, Marek Rose and Ghanshyam Godara collected the third place points. Play continues every Monday at 7.30.
Mixed Doubles Competition
This competition commenced on Sunday and will be played every Sunday up to April 2nd. Play commences at 11am so all interested players should arrive five minutes earlier so the draws for partners can be arranged and play can begin on time. George Bodor and Marek Rose were the outstanding players this week while P.J. O'Reilly and Orla Kinahan were runners-up.
Coach Derek Stenson has commenced his tennis lessons for junior members for children aged from 4 to 17 years. The coaching is on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays commencing at 4pm. For details of these sessions you may contact him at 0851080013 or email email@example.com.
Club nights continue every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday starting at 7.30 with continuous competitions until 9.30. Men play every Monday with the ladies competing every Tuesday and with mixed doubles events every Thursday.