News & Events 8th March 2018

What a difference a week makes! Looking out the window right now at the beautiful sunshine, it’s hard to believe we were totally snowbound last week! After a little bit of disruption, we are back on track again. After 2 great wins our Ladies 1st Team & Men’s 6th Team play their 1/4 Final of the Winter League this Saturday 10th, with the Semis being played on Sunday.
MEN: Monkstown 6th v Elm Park 4th – in Elm Park @ 9am (captained by Niall)
LADIES: Monkstown 1st v Lansdowne 1st – in Lansdowne @ 2pm (captained by Claire)
The Blue & Gold League starts this Friday, best of luck to Lar & Frank as Captains of the teams. 4 Courts will be booked from 7.30pm – 9pm.
The Easter Cup continues this Saturday, they’re having a tough run! Good luck in Greystones.
The Ladies Charity League is up & running again after the midterm break. All 5 teams are performing very well. Wednesday Morning continues at 10 am with Stephen providing coaching from 9 – 10am

JUNIORS: The Stars & Stripes semi-finals take place tomorrow Friday 9th. Our u/12 team feature in the Cup semi & our u/16 feature in the Shield semi. Monkstown will host the Finals on Saturday next 10th, let’s hope we have a Monkstown team featuring! The Finals will be played @ 5pm, so all 6 courts will be required. Boys & Girls come down & support your friends! Many thanks to Roisin – Nikki – Anne – Claire – Fionnuala & Alice for organising teams, refreshments etc. The u/12 Leinster League starts on Sunday next, best of luck to both teams
EASTER CAMP; Stephen will run a Tennis / Fun Camp over the Easter holidays.
DATES: CAMP 1 Monday 26th – Thursday 29th March
CAMP 2 Tuesday 3rd – Friday 6th April
Signup Sheet with times etc. will be on the Notice Board over the w/end.
As Term 2 of coaching nears to an end, another reminder re outstanding fees! You may pay by cheque, cash or online. Online details – AIB Dun Laoghaire. IBAN; IE47 AIBK 9334 0619 4125 60 BIC; AIBKIE2D Please identify your name clearly. Thanks!
DATE FOR YOUR DIARY; A Tennis for Cancer (T4C) event will be held in the tennis club on Sunday 8th April. Our own Grace Owens is behind this event which she hopes all tennis clubs in Dublin will partake in. The format Monkstown have decided on is from 10.30am – 1pm when there will be tennis with a Buffet Brunch. From 2.30 – 4.30 there will be tennis and Afternoon Tea with Family participation. Contribution is €20.00. Further details – sign up sheet etc will be posted within the next week or so but put the date in your diary NOW!