Well the Handicaps are done & dusted for another year....what a great 2 weeks of competitive tennis was had with a great atmosphere in the club each evening....a big Thank You to our Captains', Carmel & Johnny, ably assisted by Anne Tweedy, and all the volunteers who catered throughout the tournament and Joe & Alex who manned the Bar for us each evening.
Finals Day produced some great matches which were hard fought to the bitter end! The following were the winners:
Ladies Singles - Winner.... Sarah Stevenson - R/Up .....Jana Langford
Mens Singles - Winner...Tim Stokes - R/Up......Eoin Langford
Ladies Doubles - Winners....Kate Bunbury & Terri Corbett - R/Up....Caroline Berwick & Aislinn Cullen.
Mens Doubles - Winners... Hugh Aherne & Hugh Carolan - R/Up...Brian Byrne & Hugo Faughnan.
Mixed Doubles - Winners...Fiona O'Sullivan & Gary Crowley - R/Up...Ailish Mc Gllew & Gus Legge
Mixed Doubles - Plate - Winners... Nikki Dillon & Ken Ryan - R/Up...Aoife Montgomery & Brian Kelly.
The presentation of Prizes took place during the BBQ on Saturday night - which by the way was a great success with delicious food and good craic. Our President Geraldine welcomed everyone & thanked all who made the 2 weeks such a success...Carmel & Johnny both made very good speeches & presented the Winners with their well deserved prizes! A special award was made to Daithi (Roberts) who seemed to have been on court constantly over the 2 weeks - including 3 matches on Friday night - but alas didn't feature on Finals Day!!