News & Events 9th May 2019

Winter is back, even though the Summer League starts tomorrow night! Hopefully by then the weather will have improved. The Men commence their League campaign tomorrow night, with further matches on Saturday afternoon. Our Men’s first team are playing in Class 1 and will be at home tomorrow night against Clontarf 1, pop down if you want to see some great tennis. The Ladies commence on Monday night with further matches on Tuesday and Wednesday Nights. Carmel & Johnny wish all teams the best of luck & hope you enjoy your matches.

Just a reminder of the dates, the Club Handicaps will be held between the 8th and 20th July and the Club Championships between the 19th and 31st August.

Club Night: It has been decided by the Executive Committee to have a member of same host a Club Night at the beginning of each month & fill the following Thursdays of that month with volunteers.  Pauline Phelan is hosting tonight so do pop down and have an enjoyable evening.

Ladies Morning: The Ladies Morning Committee have asked me to let members know that their nominated Charity for 2019 is the Irish Cancer Society, a very worthy cause.

At last Notification of the popular 5 Mile League arrived yesterday, giving very little time to sign up as it starts on Sunday week the 19th May, deadline to sign up is tomorrow Friday! However if you can’t make it down to the club to signup you can text Anthea Lydon at 086 8803905 or Fiona O’Sullivan at 086 8302450 with your name. Priority is given to those Ladies who haven’t played in any League.

A reminder that the Committee are running a “Summer Festival Tournament” on Wednesday 22nd May. All standards welcome….prize for best “Festival Dressed!” Signup sheet will be on the Notice Board over the weekend.

 

Juniors: Group coaching continues, again apologies for some disruption to the Saturday afternoon classes because of League matches.  Good luck to the Juniors who have been selected to play Summer League.

Reminder of the Handicap/Junior Championships. Handicaps: Monday 1st July – Friday 5th July.

 Championships:  Monday 22nd – Saturday 27th July.

As with last year Stephen will be running Tennis/Fun Camps throughout the summer. CAMP 1; 17th June – CAMP 2: 24th June – CAMP 3: 8th July – CAMP 4:  15th July – CAMP 5: 29th July; CAMP 6: 6th August – CAMP 7: 19th August.

 Adrienne’s Camp:  26th – 30th August.  Full details will be posted on the Notice Board shortly.

 

Catherine Keane organising a special tournament in memory of dear Louise (Gunning) on Sunday 30th June, so put that date into your diary.  Further details to follow.