Senior Club Championships
The senior club championships are progressing very well and in the men’s singles there were wins for George Bodor who had a surprise victory over number two seed Jeremy Clarke. Other winners were Peter Agbanobi, David Manser, Pawel Michalski and Sean Raftery. In the ladies singles there were wins for Paula Dowling, Anna Walsh and Sine Macfarlane.
All competitors who lose their first round match have a second chance of tasting victory by entering the plate competitions.
Our division 2 players Lisa Brennan, Paula Dowling, Des Windsor Mc Glynn and Tomasz Koza will have their first match next week.
Athlone division 3 members Orla Kinahan, Michele Culligan, George Bodor and Richard Frank played their home quarter final against Ballina Killaloe on Sunday and put in an excellent performance winning 4-0. Their semi-final match will be an away fixture against Templemore.
Division 4 team members Ann O’ Sullivan, Joan Conway, John Cooney and Dave Costello travel to play Roscrea in their quarter final match on Monday 19th. The winner will have an away semi -final against Birr Wilmer 2.
Clem Higginbotham continues coaching every Saturday 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.
Derek Stenson’s coaching sessions start Tuesday 13th and are on every Tuesday and Friday at 4 and 5pm. He caters for children from 4 to 17 and for more details contact him at 0851080013 or to get his time table and registration form email Derek at email@example.com
Men compete every Monday, the ladies play every Tuesday while mixed doubles competitions are held every Thursday. These nights are opportunities for new potential members to come along and play a few games.