News: News 21-08-2017


Midland League Division 3

Division 3 team members Orla Kinahan, Michele Culligan, George Bodor and Des Windsor Mc Glynn were disappointed when their match against Roscrea was cancelled last Wednesday but they have a home fixture with Birr Wilmer this week.

Midland League Division 4

 Mary Jo O’ Farrell, Laura Hunt, Dave Costello and Marek Rose had an excellent result against Ballinasloe on Tuesday last winning 4-0. Mary Jo and Laura won their doubles 9-7 while in the men’s doubles Dave and Marek won 9-3. In the mixed doubles Mary Jo and Dave won their match 9-6 while Laura and Marek won 9-3. Our next fixture is away in Birr.

Senior Club Championships

The senior club championships will start the weekend beginning 8th September and members can register to play in these before Monday 4th on the official forms in the clubhouse. As usual there will be ladies singles and doubles, men’ singles and doubles and mixed doubles competitions. New members can also compete for the Ida Smith and Dave Costello cups.

Senior Summer Leagues

Players are reminded that all matches must be completed by the end of August. Promotion, relegation and both pyramids will be updated then.

Men’s League

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

Ladies’ League

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.

Club Nights

Sean Raftery and Marek Rose were the winning combination last Monday with Harry O’ Rourke and Warren Curtin as runners up collecting four and three points respectively. Tim Clarke and Dave Costello were credited with two points while Jeremy Clarke and Manu Singh collected one point.

Rose Costello and Laura Ni Cluaid were among the ladies who competed and scored many points during Tuesday’s ladies’ matches.

Jacinta Digby and P J O’ Reilly were the most consistent combination in the mixed doubles competition last Thursday.

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


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