News: News 14-05-2018


Summer Leagues

Paewel Michalski and Jeremy Clarke had double victories during the past week in the men’s singles summer league. John Galvin and Jimmy Raleigh were also winners in their groups. All matches must be completed by 14th June 2018. 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.

Group A: Sean Raftery, Harry O'Rourke, Des Windsor-McGlynn, Pawel Michalski, Martin O'Rourke, Jeremy Clarke.
Group B: David Manser, Rob Kearney, George Bodor, Richard Frank, Kieron McCarthy, Peter Agbanobi.
Group C: John Galvin, Marek Rose, John Cooney, Pat Conway, David Walsh. 
Group D: Dave Costello, Michael Flynn, Jimmy Raleigh, Cathal Kenny, Oisin Stronge. 

Group A: Lisa Brennan, Paula Dowling, Orla Kinehan, Michelle Culligan, Laura Hunt, Anna Walsh, Ann O'Sullivan.
Group B: Rose Costello, Jacinta Digby, Mary Jo O'Farrell, Laura O'Cluaid, Joan Conway, Aileen Cunnie, Brigid Flynn.
Group C: Rosemary Thorpe, Claire McCarthy, Lisa Kelly, Madhu, Carmel Hughes, Cathy Smith

Men’s Doubles Spring League

Martin O’ Rourke and Jimmy Raleigh were the winners adding four points each to their collection last Monday, this victory made Martin overall winner of the men’s spring league. Kieran Mc Carthy and Marek Rose were second and this result made both join second in the league. Rob Kearney and Atin Kohli were third but their two points were not enough to overtake Des Windsor Mc Glynn who was third overall in the competition. This paves the way for our men’s summer league commencing Monday 28th May.


Clem will be starting coaching for junior members on Saturday 5th May. Children ages 4-7 have lessons from 10 to 11 o clock, children 8-12 at 11 o clock and teenagers up to 18 years from 12 to 1 o clock. Further details from Clem 0864022490.

Lisa continues coaching every Saturday. Coaching is for adult members and for adults who wish to come along and participate in the tennis lessons. Interested persons may contact Lisa at 0862215843 for further details.

Ladies’/Men’s Doubles Competition

The men’s and ladies doubles competitions are being held this week from Monday 14th to Thursday 17th May. The men’s competition will be run off Monday 14th and the ladies will be played Tuesday 15th with the top four combinations from each evening playing in the finals on Thursday.

Annual Athlone/Loughrea Challenge

Our annual friendly competition against Loughrea tennis club will be held on Sunday 27th May starting at 12pm in Loughrea. We will be sending a team consisting of six ladies and six men. Members wishing to travel and compete should register on the official form in the clubhouse. The tournaments committee will decide on the team members if necessary. This is the eight year of the event with the crystal trophy currently residing in Loughrea, however we will be striving to bring it back to Athlone and even up the shared years at four each.

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