News: News 07-09-2015


Senior Club Championships

The draws for the senior club championships have been made by the tournament’s committee and these annual competitions will be run off over the next three weeks with all ten finals on Sunday 27th. All competitors beaten in their first match will go on to play in the plate competitions. The best of three tiebreak sets will decide the winner in all events.

Ladies Singles

Ann O’ Sullivan v Olivia Sumner, Winner v Paula Dowling, Mary O’ Neill v Rose Costello, Aoife Raleigh v Orla Kinahan, Michele Culligan V Sine Mac Farlane, Gertie O’ Rourke v Julie Costello, Melanie Whyte v Jacinta Digby, Winner v Joan Conway

Men’s Singles

Pawel Michalski v Christy Tibuh, Matthew Conway v Peter Agbanobi, Jamie Waldron v Luciano Molinari, Aex Ocsenas v James Roche, Arek Trzebski v Derek Stenson, Alan Nugent v Richard Frank, Warren Curtin v Martin o’ Rourke, Winner v Des Windsor McGlynn, Evan Conway v Dave Costello, Winner v Harry O’ Rourke, Eugene Dooley v David Manser, Rob Kearney v Pat Conway, Fergus Groenendijk v George Bodor, Tomasz Koza v Jimmy Raleigh, Ryan O’ Meara v Michael Rodgers, Winner V Sean Raftery

Ladies Doubles

Paula Dowling/Olivia Sumner v Joan Conway/Mary O’ Neill, Jacinta Digby/Aoife Raleigh v Michele Culligan/Sine Mac Farlane, Orla Kinahan/Rose Costello v Anne Dooley/Mary Jo O’ Farrell, Ann O’ Sullivan/Gertie O’ Rourke v Lisa Brennan/Julie Costello

Men’s Doubles

Des Windsor Mc Glynn/Michael Waldron v Eugene Dooley/Christy Tibuh, Richard Frank/Ryan O’ Meara v Rob Kearney/Peter Agbanobi, Tomasz Koza/Jimmy Raleigh v Warren Curtin/Alan Nugent, Dave Costello/Alex Ocsenas v Harry O’ Rourke/George Bodor, 

Mixed Doubles

Des Windsor Mc Glynn/Mary Jo O’ Farrell v Peter Agbanobi/Sine Mac Farlane, Alan Nugent/Orla Kinahan v Richard Frank/Rose Costello, Dave Costello/Mary O’ Neill v Paula Dowling/George Bodor, Anne Dooley/Michael Waldron v Tomasz Koza/Kathryn Raleigh

Midland League Division 3

Athlone 1 have completed their series of matches and have won enough points to be in the quarter finals. They were beaten 1-3 by Birr Wilmer last week and by the weekend should know who their opponents will be.

Athlone 2 have yet to play Tullamore in their last match this Thursday and have already qualified for the play offs. A good result may be enough to be in the semi- final.

Social Tennis

Alan Nugent and Kieran Mc Carthy played consistent steady tennis last Monday and these two new members are a great addition to our club activities.

On Tuesday Mary O’ Neill and Rose Costello were among the ladies who competed for two hours achieving an excellent workout.

Gertie O’ Rourke and Alex Ocsenas played in the mixed doubles last Thursday both bringing their inimitable tennis styles of play to bear on their opponents.


Clem Higginbotham continues coaching lessons for junior members every Saturday. The lessons begin at 10 for children under 8, at 11 for under 12 and at 12 o’ clock for older children. His contact number is 0864022490.

Derek Stenson is organizing lessons for children at present and he can be contacted at 0851080013.


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