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Club Night

Club Night will kick off again on this Thursday, 19th Oct 2017. 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 captain@carrigalinetennisclub.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.

Many hands make light work so the more the merrier. Please text me on 0868138687 or email  chairperson@carigalinetennisclub.com and let me know if you can make it. You will be fed!

AOB:

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.com

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

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