Junior Club Championships
Lisa Brennan is organising the junior club championships to be played the week beginning 14th August. The competitions will be for boys and girls in categories under 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18. Members wishing to compete should register on the official form in the clubhouse.
Midland League Division 3
Division 3 has two sections with the top two teams from each section playing in the semi-finals in September. Our division 3 panel is Orla Kinahan, Michele Culligan, Richard Frank, George Bodor and Des Windsor Mc Glynn. Their first match is against Birr Wilmer this Wednesday 9th August.
Midland League Division 4
Our division four team have a home match against Tullamore this Tuesday. The panel consists of Mary Jo O’ Farrell, Laura Hunt, Rose Costello, Dave Costello, Marek Rose, P J O’ Reilly and Cristy Tibuh.
Senior Summer Leagues
The men’s group 1 league is proving to be very competitive as six of its members have two points and the seventh has one so far. Pawel Michalski is doing well in group 2 while John Bray and Dave Costello had wins during the past week.
Group 1: Sean Raftery, Harry O'Rourke, Des Windsor Mc Glynn, Tim Clarke, George Bodor, Jeremy Clarke, Peter Agbonobi.
Group 2: Pawel Michalski, Richard Frank, Martin O'Rourke, Kieron McCarthy, Rob Kearney, John Galvin.
Group 3: Dave Costello, John Cooney, Eduardo Ballesteros Ribera, John Bray, Marek Rose, Michael Flynn
Group 4: Warren Curtin, Pat Conway, Christy Tibuh, Mateusz Depta, Cathal Kenny, Tanmay Pande
Group 1: Lisa Brennan, Melanie Whyte, Michelle Culligan, Jacinta Digby, Orla Kinehan, Anna Walsh.
Group 2: Mary Jo O'Farrell, Gertie O'Rourke, Rose Costello, Laura Hunt, Joan Conway, Ann O'Sullivan.
Group 3: Roisin Casey, Aileen Cunnie, Stephane Kenny.
Harry O’ Rourke and P J O’ Reilly were the winners from last Monday’s men’s session with George Bodor and Dave Costello as runners up.
Sarah Seoige and Julie Costello formed a very competitive combination during Tuesday’s ladies’ matches.
During Thursday night’s mixed doubles session Roisin Mc Carthy and Jan Groenendijk played consistently well.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.