Ladies+55 League

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After a very successful trial league last year, the Ladies +55 league will be run again this November. The clubs involved are: Castleknock, Clontarf, Glasnevin, Monkstown, Sandycove and Templeogue. Each club will nominate a team of 6 players and subs at Class 3-4 level.  Matches will be played on Friday nights at 7.30pm in November.  2 sets and a championship tie-breaker if at a set all. Full schedule here. DLTC guidelines will apply. €5 entry fee per player to cover the cost of the balls.   The sign-on sheet for the Castleknock team is now open here. I would encourage all ladies Over 55 and of Class 3 / 4 standard to register. Teams will be picked in order of merit. Clare ByrneLadies Captain
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Best Fore Hand

Best Fore Hand

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Big thank you to all the members who voted last week for Chloe Collins as she won best forehand at Ten Pro event in Base Tennis Academy Koblenz Germany last week with 52 % of total vote. Thanks so much .
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Senior League Success

Senior League Success

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Congratulations to our Senior League teams who have made it through to the playoff stages. 2 Men's teams are in quarter finals at home on Saturday 12th October: Over 35 Castleknock 1 v Deerpark 1Over 55 Castleknock 1 v LCC 1 5 of our 8 ladies teams made it through. Three teams are in playoffs on Sunday 6th October (unfortunately 2 against each other): Castleknock 3 v Castleknock 4Donnybrook 3 v Castleknock 5 2 teams are in quarter finals on Saturday 12th October: Castleknock 1 v Portmarnock 1Castleknock 2 v Rathgar 1 or Greystones 2 Well done to all! Clare & Paraic
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Ladies tennis August Update

Ladies tennis August Update

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Welcome to the August 2019 ladies tennis update.  The month began with the last week of the Line Tennis and finished with the first week of the Club Championships. Thanks to those of you who sent me pictures and updates......and my usual appeal for material (photos, reports etc.) to make the updates as interesting as possible. Please take pictures at club events, league matches etc. and send them to me. Please contact myself or any of my Ladies Tennis Team with any queries or suggestions. Clare Byrne (Ladies Captain) Ladies Line Tennis The Ladies Line Tennis was very well supported with 100% of matches played by the deadline. Congratulations to the line winners and runners-up: Ladies Wednesday Mornings The Summer tennis finished with a lovely tennis tea-party. As usual, there was a raffle…
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Club Championships Finals Day

Club Championships Finals Day

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Finals day is on Saturday 7th September and all members are welcome to come and enjoy some great tennis and to attend the BBQ on the day. Finals will be at: 11:3013:0014:3016:30 The full schedule of matches will be available here. Food will be served at 5pm and 7pm. Tickets for the BBQ are available at the tournament desk on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night. Tickets are €10 for competitors / €15 for anybody not playing in the championships. We have a caterer providing food on Saturday and they need numbers by Friday morning at the latest, so all tickets must be purchased by Thursday night.   We hope you all enjoy the dayClare and Paraic
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EGM Result

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Dear Members I would like to thank all the members who attended the EGM on Wednesday evening 28th August. The following motion was put to members: To implement planning permission ref FW14A/0141 which involves a land swap with Fingal County Council and extension to the northern section of the existing indoors tennis courts building on to the Old Navan Road to provide an additional 2 indoor tennis courts and associated site works including a new public plaza and upgrade of the existing car park. 239 votes cast: 77 votes against and 162 votes in favour. It was very encouraging to see so many members attending and contributing to the meeting, as the motion was carried we will now move forward and prepare the program of works required to deliver the project…
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James Lamas and Denis Popa make finals of Donnybrook open

James Lamas and Denis Popa make finals of Donnybrook open

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Congratulations to James Lamas and Denis Popa who were finalists in the recent Donnybrook open. James was runner up in U12 boys event loosing out in two closely fought sets to Christian Doherty number 1 seed (Riverview) 6-3, 6-4 . Denis Popa went down very narrowly in the final versus Mark Griffin 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. Great to see both boys doing well just before the Irish open this week. Congratulations to Julia Timotin and Cian Hegarty on being selected for the victorious Leinster U14 team in recent interprovincials In Fermanagh.
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