Winter League Semi-Finals
The Club have three teams competing in the Winter League Semi-Finals on Sunday 11th March 2018.
Tom’s Mixed 5, Tom & Donal, Jennifer & Louise are playing away in Sundays Well at 2pm
Eamonn’s Mixed 6, Eamonn & Mick, Aisling & Brenda are playing away in Ballinlough at 12pm
Laura’s Ladies 6, Laura & Aoife, Maria & Dara are playing at home v Douglas at 1pm
Best of luck to the three teams. Supporters very welcome!
Cork Regional Leagues 2018
There are two competitions in the Cork Regional League – A & B. The A competition consists of three mixed pairs from Grades 1,2 & 3. The B competition consists of three mixed pairs from Grades 4,5 & 6. You do not get points for playing.
Each team usually has 3 matches in the round robin stage, and after that a quarter, semi and final on a knock out basis.
If you wish to be considered for a team in the Cork Regional League please forward your name, grade and mobile number to email@example.com before February 23rd at 8pm. You will receive a reply to let you know your entry has been accepted.
The Club can enter up to two teams in each category, but Munster Tennis will only guarantee one team being accepted into the competition depending on numbers entered.
At the moment if we want to enter two teams we specifically need grade 2 men, grade 3 men and ladies, grade 4 men and ladies, grade 5 men and grade 6 ladies
Spring Open Doubles Tournament 2018
The Annual Spring Open hosted by Carrigaline Tennis Club takes place from 17th to 24th March.
Online Entry is now open.
Thursday Night Internal League
The Club will again be running a Thursday Night Internal League this season. The League will take place on the following dates, Thursday 15th February, Thursday 22nd February, Thursday 1st March 1st and Thursday 8th March.
The schedule for each Thursday will be published beforehand, with the first matches starting at 7pm.
As usual the League will be run on a Team basis and will be open to players of all grades. Games will be drawn to make them as evenly matched as possible.
If you’d like to play please e-mail your name to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maria will respond to all e-mails received so you’ll know you’re in.
Entry Fee is€10.
Open to every Senior Member of the Club
You must commit to four weeks. If you can’t make a night you must get a sub of your own grade to play and contact the organisers to let them know.
Numbers are limited to 60 players.
Closing date is Friday 9th February at 8pm.
Notice of 2017 Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of Carrigaline Tennis Club will take place on Monday 20th November 2017 at 8.00pm in the Heron Room of Carrigaline Court Hotel.
Nominations for Committee and Notice of Motions should be forwarded to the Secretary, Alan Cogan.
Winners of the Tommy Jackson Cup 2017
Round Robins for November 2017 are now posted in the ‘Members Area’
Winners of the Catherine Mulhare Memorial Tournament
John Mulhare presenting the Catherine Mulhare Memorial Trophy to the winning team of Jocelyn Pierce, Fiona Crumplin, Colin Geary and Don Coughlan
Club Night has resumed on Thursday Nights. Please be at the club at 7.45pm sharp. Cost is €3.
For those who haven’t played before it’s a blitz format, where you play 4 x 15 minute games. Again great fun guaranteed.
The Committee are looking for volunteers to join the rota to run Club night. Five of last year’s crew are staying on, ideally we’d like three to five more volunteers so that each pair would be on one week in four or five. It’s easy to learn how to run the blitz and you can play on the night as well, so please step up if interested. Please contact Anne O’Hea on 086 3549771 if you can get involved.
A big thanks to all on last year’s blitz rota!
Catherine Mulhare Memorial Closed Veterans Tournament
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’s and over will take place on Saturday October 21st and Sunday October 22nd
Please Enter by e-mail to email@example.com before Wednesday 18th October at 5pm.
The entry fee is 5 euro.
Looking for Volunteers & Updates
We’re looking for volunteers on this Saturday morning, Sept 23rd to do a bit of a Spring Clean before the Closed starts next week.
Looking to do the following:
Run extra wire along the bottom of the fencing to stop the balls going out under.
De-heading and tidy up of some of the shrubs and flowers
Putting another coat of paint on the sleepers
Looking to get together at 10am.
The patio door in the club house was left unlocked last night. Can I ask everybody to please check doors and windows before locking the club house so that we can keep it secure.
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.
Car park next Tuesday Sept 26th.
Edmund Rice college have asked to use the Tennis Club car park as on overflow, for their opening evening on next Tuesday. We’re happy to facilitate same between 5-6pm.
We have received notice from the council of their intention to proceed with building 47 houses between the Edmund Rice College and Tennis Club.
Tommy Jackson Perpetual Trophy
Crosshaven Tennis Club have invited us to again take part in the now annual Tommy Jackson Perpetual Trophy on Saturday 14th October 2017. Times to be confirmed. The Club will be sending 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.
If you’re interested in playing please email your name and grade by September 30th to captain@carrigalinetennisclub.
If we receive more than two names in any grade we will draw straws. I will contact everyone who responds as soon as possible after the closing date.
Fiona Crumplin, Club Captain
Senior Closed Club Championships
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