News & Events 16th June 2017

After a week of Playoffs for the Summer League there are still 3 teams standing! All the matches went to the wire & everyone played their hearts out. The Ladies 2nd & 3rd teams put up brave performances but were just pipped at the post. The 5th team won a brilliant match and join the 7th team to play in the Quarter Finals on Sat next the 17th. Breege’s team the 5th’s, play Naas 5th in Naas @ 11am – Siobhan’s team – the 7th’s play Sandycove 5th’s in Sandycove also @ 11am – Please support one or other of the teams.

The Men’s 2nd & 3rd teams, so ably captained by Robin & Ciaran respectively, lost two of the closest matches you could imagine! The 2nd’s lost 6/4 in the third set of the final match – the 3rd’s lost 7/5 in the final set of the last match! The standard of tennis was super…thanks to all the supporters who came down to watch the home matches….the atmosphere was brilliant.

Our men’s 1st team under the captaincy of Stephen play their Quarter-final match against Shankill 1st At Home next Sat 17th @ 2pm…..it promises to be a cracker so please give them all the support you can.

The 2 Ladies 5 Mile League teams have their last matches this Sunday….they go into their last match with both teams unbeaten! Keep it going Louise & Niamh!

LADIES MORNING: The last Ladies Morning of the season will take place next Wednesday. On behalf of the Ladies I’d just like to thank the Committee of Aislinn Kenny – Trish Horan – Sarah Jane Kerr & Anne Considine for all the work they put into organising the leagues etc…..also the Ladies who volunteer on Wednesdays to host the morning & wash the Tea towels…guess who has to do them for the summer!!!

JUNIORS: The Junior Day Manager for the last 2 weeks in June , month of July is Adrienne. She will be in the club from next Monday the 19th. The executive Committee would like to bring to your attention the Guidelines for playing in the club throughout the summer – with particular attention to the hours of play…10am – 1pm…..2.15 – 5.30pm.

Juniors may not be on the premises before 10am….& must leave the club during lunchtime.. 1pm – 2.15pm ..unless there is a Camp in progress. ( Lunchtime is for adults only)

The full list of Guidelines is posted on the Notice Board for everyone’s attention.

We hope all the Juniors have the usual fun & camaraderie that they enjoy each year.

A reminder that the 1st Tennis / fun Camp of the holidays is from Monday 26th June until Friday 30th…11/12/13 year olds 12 noon – 2pm…… 6 – 10 year olds 3pm – 5pm

The Junior Championships run from Mon 3rd July – Sat 8th July. Entry forms will be on the Notice Board from next Monday.

Carrickmines is the venue for the open tournament this week. As usual Monkstown is well represented… Rachel Hartnett has reached the 1/4 finals of the girls U/18 singles – Charlie Mc Morrow also plays in the 1/4 finals of the U/12 singles. In the Doubles event Gary Galvin & Harry Crossan have reached the U/18 semis & Theo Claffey is in the 1/4 finals of the U/14 doubles