Athlone Credit Union Community Support Fund
Athlone tennis club is pleased to announce that they have received a grant from Athlone Credit Union’s community support fund. The primary objective of the community support fund is to support the development and delivery of worthwhile projects to the benefit of members and the local community in the Athlone common bond area. Athlone tennis club would like to acknowledge Athlone Credit Union for their support for which they are very grateful.
The gentlemen’s spring doubles league concluded on Monday last with Sai Palada being crowned the winner with Marek Rose and Atin Kohli in second place. The league was played over the last 14 weeks and 34 players in total competed on Monday nights. Marek was in attendance at every session and Sai and Atin missed only one night each.
Club nights continue on Monday (gentlemen’s night), Wednesday (ladies’ night) and Thursday (mixed doubles night). Play begins at 7.30 pm each night, so grab your racket and come on down to the club for a night of fun.
Singles Spring League
Athlone Tennis Club Ladies and Gentlemen’s Singles Spring Leagues are now live. Players must log in to their Tennis Ireland account for their group details and match schedule. Players have been given an extension of one week to complete their matches. Results will be published next week.
The club is holding a raffle to part fund the new development. Tickets are available from any committee member and on the web through https://www.idonate.ie/raffle/AthloneTennisRaffle. The new development beside the Regional Sports Centre is progressing nicely. It is anticipated that play will commence on three new state-of-the-art tennis courts by mid-summer.
Coaching continues for juniors on Saturdays from 10-2. Please contact coach Clem Higginbotham (086 402 2490) for information and to book a place.
Junior TennisJunior tennis takes place on Sundays from 2-4 pm for members. It is an ideal opportunity for the future tennis players of the club to get some match practice. David O Shea remains the number 1 junior. A league for juniors will commence shortly. This will take place on Tuesday and Friday evenings. Details to be confirmed in the coming weeks.