News: News 18-09-2017


Senior Club Championships

The past week was a very busy one on the courts with lots of matches completed and this week will be even busier as players vie for a place in either the cup or plate finals. In total twelve senior club championship finals will be played this Saturday 23rd September.

Men’s Singles:

Marek Rose v John Bray, winner v Sean Raftery, Eduardo Ballesteros v Jimmy Raleigh, winner v George Bodor, Manu Singh v Tim Clarke, winner v Jeremy Clarke, David Walsh v Kieran McCarthy, winner v Des Windsor-McGlynn, Jamie Waldron v John Galvin, winner v Peter Agbanobi, David Manser v Dave Costello, winner v Pawel Michalski, Richard Frank v Warren Curtin, winner v Martin O’Rourke, Rob Kearney v Harry O’Rourke

Men’s Doubles:

Jeremy Clarke/Jimmy Raleigh v Peter Agbanobi/Kieran McCarthy, winner v Tim Clarke/Richard Frank, Dave Costello/Warren Curtin v Des Windsor-McGlynn/Jamie Waldron, George Bodor/John Cooney v Harry O’Rourke/Michael Flynn, Marek Rose/John Galvin v Rob Kearney/David Manser

Mixed Doubles:

Cathal Kenny/Paula Dowling v Marek Rose/ Mary Jo O’Farrell, winner v Des Windsor /Rose Costello, Kieran McCarthy/Stephane Kenny v John Cooney/Michelle Culligan, Jimmy Raleigh/Jacinta Digby v John Galvin/Sine McFarlane, George Bodor/Mary O’Neill v Orla Kinahan/Manu Singh, winner v Warren Curtin/Anna Walsh

Ladies’ Singles:

Sarah Seoige v Ann O’Sullivan, winner v Lisa Brennan, Michelle Culligan v Laura Hunt, winner v Orla Kinahan, Jacinta Digby v Anna Walsh, Roisin Casey v Sine McFarlane, Stephane Kenny v Mary O’Neill, winner v Paula Dowling

Ladies’ Doubles:

Michelle Cullligan/Roisin Casey v Ann O’Sullivan/Mary O’Neill, winner v Lisa Brennan/Sarah Seoige, Sine McFarlane/Laura Hunt v Orla Kinahan/Mary Jo O’Farrell, winner v Paula Dowling/Deirdre Cox

Ida Smith Cup:

Brigid Flynn v Rosemary Thorpe, winner v Laura Hunt, Lisa Kelly v Mary Jo O’Farrell, Aileen Cunnie v Laura O’Cluaid

Tullamore Open

Closing date for entries for the Tullamore open is Friday 22nd and members interested in competing in either the A, B or C singles and doubles events can contact 085128864. The competitions are from 25th to 1st October.

Ryder Cup Competition

Mullingar tennis club is organising this annual event for Friday 29th September and this competition is a team event. Interested members should contact Des Windsor Mc Glynn.

Dennis Johnston Memorial Cup

This competition is on Sunday 15th October. An Athlone team are the present holders of this cup. Each team consists of two females and two males. Last year’s winning team were Ann O’ Sullivan, Michele Culligan, Richard Frank and Dave Costello.

Junior Tennis Coaching

Clem Higginbotham continues 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 is commencing a ten week course for junior members aged from 4 to 17 years this Friday 22nd starting at 4pm and continuing until 8pm. For details of these sessions you may contact him at 0851080013 or email


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