Closed Tournaments

Annual Fergus Slyne Memorial Tournament

The Annual Fergus Slyne Memorial Tournament took place at Carrigaline Tennis Club last Sunday. Forty Members took part including Fergus’s siblings Maura John and Karl. Maura and John had travelled to Carrigaline for the day to take part in the Tournament.

Club Captain Maria O’Reilly organized a very enjoyable day of tennis culminating in the presentation of the Trophy, to the winning team, by Fergus’s wife Dolores.

Dolores Slyne presenting the Fergus Slyne Memorial Trophy to the winning Team of Joy Keefe, John Slyne, Fiona Geary, Maria Harrington and Nicholas Murphy

 Tommy Jackson Cup 2017

Carrigaline won the  Tommy Jackson Cup on Saturday 14th October 2017. This is an annual team event versus Crosshaven Tennis Club.

The Club sent two men and two ladies in Grades 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 – twenty players in total. The event was run for the first time last year and all those who took part thoroughly enjoyed this one day team challenge between the two clubs.

Catherine Mulhare Memorial Closed Veterans Tournament

The Catherine Mulhare Memorial Closed Veterans Tournament for Members aged 35 and over took place on Sunday October 22nd 2017.

The Event was very well supported both by members who knew Catherine and those that did not.

After a great day of competition and a very competitive final John Mulhare presented the Trophy to the winning team. John commented in his speech that the event was always blessed with good weather, and the competitors were not disappointed this year either.

The winning team was Jocelyn Pierce, Fiona Crumplin, Colin Geary and Don Coughlan. Both Jocelyn and Fiona were on the team that wont the Trophy at the inaugural event in 2009.

Runners-up were Mick Malone, Marian Plunkett, Kay Desmond and Brian Walsh.

Thank you to the organisers and those that helped to make this a very enjoyable day.

It has been decided to run the Veterans Tournament over one day only this year, on Sunday 22nd October, probably starting at 10.00.

There are still a limited number of spaces left so if you’re interested in playing please let Fiona have your name by 5.00 today Thursday 19th October .

Names are now being accepted on first come basis.

Hopefully the weather will be kind to us…..look forward to seeing you on Sunday.

As always goodies gratefully received.

The Catherine Mulhare Memorial Closed Veterans Tournament for Members aged  35 and over will take place on Saturday October 21st and Sunday October 22nd 2017.
Please Enter by e-mail to before Wednesday 18th October at 5pm.
The entry fee is 5 euro.

Senior Closed Club Championships

Reminder:  Regarding entries for the Closed – enter online by Saturday 23rd at 6pm, to be sure to be included. We’re looking for our biggest entry ever, so would encourage all our players, new and not so new, to enter. Good games and craic guaranteed.

The Senior Closed Club Championships will commence on Wednesday 27th September with the finals taking place on Saturday 7th October.

There will be a draw for partners in all Doubles Events, with an A Event and a B Event in each.

“A” Singles and Doubles will be for grades 1, 2, 3 & 4.

“B” singles and doubles will be for grades 5 and 6.

(Grades 5 & 6 may also enter “A” singles if they so wish)

Grades will be taken from the current Munster Branch directory at time of draw.

Online entry is available through this link

When entering on-line, please do not put in a partners name for Doubles Events.

The Closing date is Saturday 23rd September @ 6pm

Please read the Rules for Entry to the Senior Club Closed Championships