The Finals of the Astra Senior Open Tournament took place on Saturday 3rd June after a great week of Tennis. There were over 350 entries from Clubs all over Cork competing in 16 categories.
Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up who played so well despite the absence of spectators due to Covid restrictions. Prizes were presented by Eddie Pierce, Club Chairman and Cian Blake, Club Coach and Co-Captain of the recent Irish Davis Cup Team. The Club is very grateful to Stephen McCarthy of Astra Construction for very generously sponsoring the event.
Carrigaline was well represented on Finals Day with Susan O’Donovan and Linda Murphy taking the honours in Ladies Grade 3. A number of other Carrigaline pairings were runners up in their events including Ger O’Connor and Dec Thornton in Grade 6, Helen Ronayne and Janet O’Sullivan in Grade 5, Tim O’Donovan and Raphael Cabral in Grade 4, Denise Hobbs and partner in Ladies Grade 2 and Martin Sulir and partner in Mixed Grade 2.
Our neigbouring club in Crosshaven also had a number of wins on the day including Eoin Moynihan and Joanne Riordan in Grade 1 and Kevin Moynihan and Niamh Griffin in Grade 2 - all representing Crosshaven Tennis Club. Full results and more photos can be viewed through the link at the end of this article.
Thanks to Club Captain Alan Kelly and his team for running a great tournament, to Aoife Ní Cheallacháin and her team for running the kitchen, to Myriam Cotter for taking photos, to Noel Ronayne for keeping the club compliant with Covid-19 guidance and to all the volunteers who helped with clean-ups and landscaping in preparation for the event.
Images from the event are online.Results
Carrigaline Tennis Club regrets to announce its decision not to run the Astro Senior Summer Open this year. The Club would like to thank sincerely the loyal support of our Open sponsor Stephen McCarthy - Astro Construction.
The dust has settled on our Spring Open. Many thanks to the Tournament and Kitchen committees and to the many people who brought cakes etc.
Congratulations to our winners Andrew, Fiona, Siobhan, Aoife and Dave.