News: News 15-05-2017


Junior Tennis

Clem Higginbotham has started coaching lessons for junior members every Saturday for children under 8 at 10am and at 11 for children under 12. Older children have lessons from 12 to 1pm. For further details contact Clem at 0864022490.

Coach Derek Stenson has commenced a seven week course for junior members for children aged from 4 to 17 years. The coaching is on Tuesdays and Fridays commencing at 4pm. For details of these sessions you may contact him at 0851080013 or email

Junior Practice Sessions

Practice sessions for junior members are progressing every Thursday by coaches Clem Higginbotham and Derek Stenson. Children age 8-11 play games from 5 to 6 while older children play games from 6 to 7.

Men’s Summer Doubles Competition

This competition continues every Monday and is very well supported by many members wishing to compete in an excellent night’s tennis. Last week’s winners were Rob Kearney and John Cooney, in second place were Des Windsor Mc Glynn and P J O’ Reilly, Dave Costello and Peter Agbanobi were third with Jimmy Raleigh and Marek Rose obtaining the fourth placed points. All the remaining players collected one point each for attendance.  

Ladies’ Summer Doubles Competition

Lisa Brennan will be organising this competition every Tuesday for lady members. Points will be awarded as in the men’s competition every week and the accumulation of points will go towards the player and lady player of the year award. All lady members are welcome to participate.

Mixed Doubles Competitions

Mixed doubles competitions are organised every Thursday at 7.30. Last week the winning duo were Rose Costello and Marek Rose. Joint second placed pairings were Deirdre Cox, Des Windsor Mc Glynn, Tanmay Pande, Laura Hunt and Manu Singh. Collecting the third placed points were Roisin Casey and Robert Moldovan.

Mixed Doubles League

This league will start from May 25th and will run until July 6th. The aim of this competition is to provide members with competitive practice matches in preparation for the Midland Leagues which will start in mid-July. All members wishing to participate in this league should contact Des Windsor Mc Glynn or Michele Culligan.

Ladies’ and Men’s April/May Leagues

All matches must be completed by 25th May 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 League
Group 1: Arek Trebeski, Tim Clarke, David Manser, Sean Raftery, Des Windsor Mc Glynn, George Bodor.
Group 2: Martin O'Rourke, Jimmy Raleigh, Tomasz Koza, Richard Frank, Kieran McCarthy, Rob Kearney.
Group 3: Dave Costello, Peter Agbanobi, John Galvin, John Cooney, Marek Rose, Oisin Stronge.
Group 4: Michael Flynn, Michael Rodgers, Ghanshyam Godara, Eduardo Ballesteros Ribera, Cristi Tibuh.
Group 5: Tanmay Pande, Atin Kohli, Raja, Barth.

Ladies’ League
Group 1: Lisa Brennan, Orla Kinahan, Melanie Whyte, Michelle Culligan, Joan Conway.
Group 2: Ann O'Sullivan, Sine McFarlane, Anna Walsh, Mary O'Neill, Jacinta Digby.
Group 3: Rose Costello, Roisin Casey, Mary Jo O'Farrell, Julie Costello, Aileen Cunnie.
Group 4: Laura Hunt, Madhu, Rosemary, Clare McCarthy, Lakshimi.

Club Nights

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.


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