Snippets 12/09/19

The Senior League is up and running with 2 matches been played....with mixed results!...although 3 of the 8 Ladies teams top their sections. Early days yet so it's all to play for.

Mens' Morning this Sunday with be a bit restricted with 1 match scheduled for 9.30 am and 2 matches for 11 am.

Club Night: Club Night tonight will be hosted by Colette Langan....many thanks Colette. I know you're a newcomer to club night so it's very kind of you to volunteer! A lovely balmy day so pop down for a hit.

Ladies Morning is also back in action with coaching @ 9am followed by tennis @ 10am. 5 teams have been entered for the Autumn Charity League. The teams are selected and are up on the notice board....I didn't envy the Ladies committee as they made the team selections the other day....they had their heads down for hours!!....not an easy task!

JUNIORS: The new Coaching term is up and running this week...for those of you who want to pay fees online the following are the Bank details: AIB Dun Laoghaire...IBAN: IE47 AIBK 9334 0619 4125 60 BIC: AIBKIE2D Please note that this account is for COACHING FEES ONLY. ...also make sure you identify yourself clearly. Thanks! The Stars & Stripes U/12 league starts this Saturday with matches @ 5pm. Signup sheet is still on the Notice Board.

Very best of luck to Conor (U/18) & young Scott Barron (U/12) who have just landed in Wales to play in the 4 Nations tennis event which starts tomorrow.

With the evenings rapidly closing in, Floodlight cards will be in order again. Just a reminder cards can be purchased in Hewett's Newsagent and Goggins pub...both in Monkstown Village... and Mc Cormack's pub in Mounttown. I also keep some in the office.

No end to the talents of our members!.....former member Ciara Elizabeth Smyth (Mark & Sandra's daughter) has not only written but is also performing in her play "Sauce" currently running in Bewley's Cafe Theatre on Grafton St. There are 2 shows daily as follows:
1pm on 10th/12th/13th/14th/18th/20 & 21st Sept. 6pm on Mon 16th. & 8pm on 10th / 12th/ 13th/17th/19th/&21st Sept. Tickets €11 / €13 can be booked by going to Fringefest.com . Why not get a group together, head into town for Lunch / Supper, and enjoy what promises to be a great afternoon / evening’s entertainment.

Dun Laoghaire Choral society are expanding!!....according to Denise Cooney & Andrew O'Kelly!
They would love you to come along to their Open Rehearsal tonight @ 7.30 in the Quaker Meeting Hall in Monkstown.....

A big Thank You to Anna Schwer who has kept the club ticking over in Arek's absence by opening up every morning. Speaking of Opening up, I'm as always looking for Volunteers to do LOCK UP duty!....just 6 days out of 365!!...many thanks to those of you who willingly are already on the list.

That's it for this week....keep enjoying your tennis!

Helen Lane