News: News 10-08-2020


Junior Club Championships

 Lisa Brennan organised and supervised the junior club championships with all finals played last Friday.  This competition has been sponsored, for numerous years, by Temple Print. The club greatly appreciates this yearly sponsorship and wishes to express a sincere “thank you” to Ciaran Temple. The results of all the girls and boys competitions from under 10 to 18 will be published next week.

Junior Summer Camp

 Clem Higginbotham is organising a junior summer camp from Monday 17th please call Clem to book a place and for further information at 0864022490.

Senior Summer Singles Leagues

 There are a number of matches to be played yet but it will be a major upset if Lisa Brennan fails to top Group 1 of the ladies league. Joan Conway or Evgeniya Yurchanko should come out on top in Group 2. Anne Dooley will win Group 3 while Yvonne Walsh and Lola Palos fernandez have already prevailed in Groups 4 and 5 respectively.

Harry O’ Rourke has topped Group 1of the men’s singles summer league winning all his matches. Martin O’ Rourke is favourite to win group 2. Conor Jones or Marek Rose are battling to top Group 3 while Peter Agbanobi will win Group 4. Branislav Kris leads Group 5 while George Jebaraj, Varun Roa or Eamon Maher can be the winner of Group 6. Promotion await the top two players in each group with the winners of the group 1 in each league reaching the top of their respective pyramids. All matches to be completed by Sunday next with no walk overs allowed.

Ladies’ Singles Summer League

Group 1: Lisa Brennan, Anna Walsh, Orla Kinahan, Rose Costello, Julie Costello, Stephanie Kenny,

Group 2: Paula Dowling, Michele Culligan, Joan Conway, Sine Mcfarlane, Evgeniya Yurchanko

Group 3: Mary O’ Neill, Mary Jo O’ Farrell, Melanie Whyte, Anne Dooley, Deborah Mc Keown

Group 4: Louise Costello, Noreen Reidy, Yvonne Walsh, Amie Maher, Martina Hardiman, Loretta Lee

Group 5: Lola Palos Fernandez, Natasha Shine, Sinead Reidy, Corona Grennan, Marie Brennan

Men’s Singles Summer League

Group 1: Des Windsor Mc Glynn, Harry O’Rourke, George Bodor, Rob Kearney, Richard Frank, David Manser

Group 2: Cathal Kenny, John Galvin, Dave Costello, Jimmy Raleigh, Martin O’ Rourke, Sai Palada

Group 3: Marek Rose, John Cooney, Pat Conway, Kieran Mc Carthy, Conor Jones, John Bray, Olly Mc Grath

Group 4: Jerome Schuwey, Peter Agbanobi, Samuel Agbanobi, Kieran Mc Nally, Sean Nolan, Kevin Nolan

Group 5: Andres Leal, Benny Magennis, John Hannon, Conall O’ Brien, Branislav Kris, Jesus Areso

Group 6: Brian Menton, Sean Reidy, Eamon Maher, George Jebaraj, Prince Paulson, Varun Rao, Samir Quzougagh, Joe Dalby

Men’s Summer Doubles League

 Kieran mc Carthy and Kieran Mc Nally earned four points each in Monday’s men’s doubles summer league. Des Windsor Mc Glynn and John O’ Connell were second placed both gaining three additional points, John actually is the leading player of this league on thirteen points. Sai Palada and Benny Maginess were awarded two points each while the one point winners were Marek Rose and Joe Dalby, Dave Costello and Samir Quzougagh, John Hannon and John Bray. Draw for partners in next Monday’s competition is at 7.30.

Wednesday’s Ladies Competition

 Last Wednesday evening was warm and fine for the competing ladies. Jacinta Digby teamed up with Lola Fernandez Palos, Julie Costello partnered ladies captain Evgeniya Yurchenko while Rose Costello combined with Mary Jo O’ Farrell to enjoy the evening’s action. The draw for partners is at 7.30, all lady members welcome to participate in this social event.

Thursday’s Mixed Doubles Competition

 Thursday evening’s mixed doubles duos for our social event were Evgeniya Yurchenko/Isaac Del Saz Palos, Lola Palos Fernandez/Sai Palada, Mary Jo O’ Farrell/Dave Costello, Rose Costello/Marek Rose and Julie Costello/Joe Dalby. All players enjoyed the evening’s entertaining action which ended shortly before 9.30.

 Covid 19 Recommendations

 All members are urged to bring their own hand sanitizer, however the club has installed a hand sanitise dispenser near the club house door.

Sunday’s Mixed Doubles

 The balmy weather returned for last Sunday’s mixed doubles bout. Eight partnerships participated,   Sine Mcfarlane and Isaac Del Saz Palos, Rose and Dave Costello, Evgeniya Yurchenko and Pat Conway, Anne Dooley and Lola Fernandez Palos.  By 1 pm all players were feeling the effect of the sun and exercise and retired to a healthy lunch. This event is organised every Sunday morning from 11am, needless to emphasise all members are welcome to participate.


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