News: News 25-04-2016


Junior Coaching

Derek Stenson coaches every Tuesday and Friday for children from age 6 to 16 starting at 5pm. For details on the above and all related coaching and junior activities you can contact Derek at 0851080013.

He plans to have inter club tournaments with children from Moate and Tullamore Tennis Clubs on possible 15th and 29th May. There are some very good junior players coming through at present and these events will further advance their tennis development.

Clem Higginbotham will commence coaching on Saturday May 7th for children under 7 at 10am. Children ages 8 to 11 have coaching at 11 and coaching for older children will start at 12. Clem can be contacted at 0864022490.

May American Tournament

All members are reminded that out next American tournament will be played on Sunday 1st May starting at 11am.

Michael Creighton Memorial Competition

This men’s annual competition will be held in Mullingar on Sunday 8th May and it is a one day event. Interested players should sign up in the clubhouse or contact Des Windsor Mc Glynn.

Spring Leagues

Paula Dowling and Anne Dooley got their league campaigns off successfully last week while in the men’s leagues Luciano Molinari and Martin O’ Rourke were victorious. All matches have to be played by May 19th.


All junior and senior cups are being collected for engraving over the next ten days. All current holders of cups should drop them down to the clubhouse any Monday, Tuesday or Thursday any time between 7.30 and 9.30.

Social Tennis

Michael Beirne and Des Windsor Mc Glynn were the more competitive players during Monday night’s men’s session.

Tuesday night last was once again a busy one on all four courts as the ladies competed playing friendly doubles matches. Roisin Casey made her debut while among the hardy players were Rose Costello and Mary Jo O’ Farrell.

Paula Dowling and Oisin Stronge combined successfully and had many winners against the other partnerships last Thursday.

Social tennis continues on three nights of every week and potential players wishing to have a go at playing the game are most welcome to come along, play commences at 7.30. Men compete every Monday, the ladies play every Tuesday while mixed doubles competitions are held every Thursday.


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