News: News 10-09-2018


Senior Club Championships

All players are asked to arrange matches with opponents as soon as possible. Only three weeks available this year so we need to start promptly. Matches can be arranged straight away. Club nights on Monday and Tuesday coming should result in most early rounds completed. It is up to the members to ensure that the competition runs smoothly. Thank you for your co-operation and Good Luck!

Men’s singles:

Tim Clarke v John Bray, Peter Agbonobi v Richard Frank, Sean Rafferty v Jimmy Raleigh, David Manser v Kieran McCarthy, George Bodor v Harry O'Rourke, Pawel Michalski v Mark Rose, Rob Kearney v Martin O'Rourke, Des Windsor Mc Glynn v Jeremy Clarke, John Galvin v John Cooney, Michael Flynn v Cathal Kenny

Men’s Doubles:

Kieran McCarthy/Martin O'Rourke v George Bodor/Rob Kearney, Jimmy Raleigh/Des Windsor Mc Glynn v John Cooney/Jeremy Clarke, Peter Agbonobi/Tim Clarke v Richard Frank/David Manser, Marek Rose/Pawel Michalski v Cathal Kenny/Sean Rafferty

Mixed Doubles:

Peter Agbonobi/Michelle Culligan v Jeremy Clarke/Mary Jo O’Farrell, winner v John Cooney/Lisa Brennan, George Bodor/Deborah McKeown v Marek Rose/Paula Dowling, Pawel Michalski/Deirdre Cox v Cathal Kenny/Laura Hunt, Richard Frank/Orla Gavin v Des Windsor Mc Glynn/Mary O'Neill

Ladies’ Singles:

Oonagh Collins v Deborah McKeown, Julie Costello v Roisin Casey, Michelle Culligan v Lisa Brennan, Stephane Kenny v Laura Hunt, winner v Paula Dowling, Mary O'Neill v Orla Gavin, Sine McFarlane v Jacinta Digby

Ladies’ Doubles:

Paula Dowling/Deborah McKeown v Stephane Kenny/Sine McFarlane, Carmel Hayes/Ann O'Sullivan v Lisa Brennan/Oonagh Collins, Mary O'Neill/Michelle Culligan v Lisa Kelly/Jacinta Digby, Mary Jo O'Farrell/Joan Conway v Orla Gavin/Deirdre Cox

Ida Smith Cup

Michelle Tormey v Carmel Hayes, Lisa Kelly v Sawmya Halappa, Louise Costello v Laura O’Cluaid, Rosemary Thorpe v Brigid Flynn

Dave Costello Cup

Deepak Karanth v Rahul Chhabra, Saurav Mehta v Prateek Jain

Mullingar Open

Congratulations to Laura Hunt winner of the ladies C event, the Pawel Michalski/Marcin Juszcyzyk combination winners of the B doubles event at the Mullingar open last Sunday. Well done to Harry O’ Rourke and Sean Raftery who were runners up in the men’s A doubles competition, losing out to two of Mullingar’s best the Declan Breen/Fergus Murphy combination.


Midland League Division 3

Our division 3 team members Orla Gavin, Michele Culligan, Richard Frank and Des Windsor Mc Glynn won their division 3 group and consequently will have home advantage in the semi-final. Details of the fixture have yet to be finalised.

Social Tennis

Sean Raftery and Nigel Coyle were the winners of the men’s doubles last Monday evening. Jacinta Digby and Deirdre Cox were among the very competitive enjoying the social tennis Tuesday night last. In the mixed doubles Deborah Mc Keown and Dave Costello were in the groove last Thursday.

Junior Competitions

Lisa is organising junior competitions every Sunday from 2 to 4pm and all junior members are welcome to participate in these friendly events. The club will also be organising an autumn league for juniors. Further details from Lisa at 0862215843.


Clem will continue coaching for junior members each Saturday morning. 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. Just turn up and join in!

US Open

Congratulations to Naomi Osaka, the first Japanese tennis player to win a Grand Slam title in extraordinary and unprecedented circumstances. It will long be remembered for all the wrong reasons. The status quo was maintained in the men’s singles with Djokovic winning his fourteenth Grand Slam.


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