News & Events 17th February 2017

With two matches to go in the Winter League it’s all to play for! Anna Gunning & Nicola Roberts’ team have a 100% record, the other five teams are battling away and are hoping for big wins this week! On the Mens’ side Tom Crotty & Niall O’Carroll also have a 100% record going into the last two weeks. well done guys…good luck to the other three teams who need a few points to hold their own this week.

Mens’ Morning – next Sunday (19th) there are no matches at 9.30am, with the usual two at 11am.  On the following Sunday (26th) there are TWO matches @ 9.30am & TWO matches @ 11am, but it is the last Sunday of matches and again thanks for being so co operative.

The popular Sunday Brunch is schedueld fo three Sundays –  12th / 19th / & 26th March. The Captains’ will have the signup on the Notice Board next week.

The Blue & Gold League starts on Friday 24th Feb. Two teams are entered, captained by Anne Marie Mc Grath & Joe Byrne.

Because of pressure of court availability it has been decided on a Thursday night to have courts 2 & 3 open for booking from 7pm – 10pm on a trial basis.

Love was in the last Wednesday morning when the Ladies Morning Committee ran their annual Valentines’ Tournament! It was a great success with lovely sunshine, well done Sarah Jane – Aislinn – Anne – & Trish.   An added attraction was “Michael” from Grandstand Sports shop who had a display of Sports gear with a 50% discount. If any member would like to avail of this offer drop in to Michael in his new premises in Patrick St. Dun – Laoghaire (beside Mikes Bikes) and say Judy sent you!!

Winners of the tournament: The “Roses”  Winner: Aislinn Cullen & Siobhan Coburn

                                                             R/Up :  Anne Marie Mc Grath & Kathy O’Connor

                                          The “Violets” Winner:  Jacqui Colfer & Caroline Berwick

                                                             R / Up:   Margaret Heagney & Jacqui Mc Cabe

A really nice touch was that there was a little something for everyone in the audience!!

JUNIORS: Lucky you guys with your mid-term break next week!.  Just a reminder that there is no Group Coaching for the week.  There is a Giant Tournament on Thursday next 23rd from 2pm – 4.30pm. The age group is 8 – 12 years.  Don’t forget to bring a cake for the Cake Sale! – 3pm – 4.30.

The Stars & Stripes tournament started last Saturday. Our U/16’s won beating Meadowvale      24 – 15. Well done..our U/12’s were just pipped in very high scoring games  38 – 40 to Leopardstown.  Keep the Monkstown flag flying!