Midland League Division 3
Athlone 1came third in their section of the midland league and have an away match against Roscrea this week. Orla Kinahan, Michele Culligan, Richard Frank and Des Windsor Mc Glynn will be travelling to Tipperary this Wednesday.
Athlone 2 had a 4-0 win against Tullamore in their final match last Thursday and have a home quarter final match against Ballina Killaloe on Wednesday. Anne Dooley and Paula Dowling, Luciano Molinari and Tomasz Koza won their ladies and men’s doubles events. Anne and Luciano, Paula and Tomasz then combined to win their mixed doubles matches.
Semi-finals beckon for both teams.
Congratulations to Des Windsor Mc Glynn, winner of the B singles when he defeated Ken Mc Millan in the Mullingar Open.
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.
Gertie O’ Rourke, Melanie Whyte and Michele Culligan were among the winners in their first round matches last week in the ladies singles.
Peter Agbanobi, Evan Conway, Martin O’ Rourke, Pawel Michalski, Tomasz Koza and Ryan O’ Meara were victorious in the singles competition during the past week.