Weekly Tennis Newsletter - 20 July 2016

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CARLOW LAWN TENNIS CLUB
WEEKLY TENNIS NEWSLETTER
Wednesday, 20 July 2016

 
 
 
 
 

EVENTS ON IN THE CLUB AT THE MOMENT AND OVER THE SUMMER




6 JULY - 27 AUGUST

SUMMER DOUBLES SERIES



REMINDER - JUST 4 WEEKS LEFT TO PLAY YOUR FIRST ROUND OF 3 MATCHES

Mens' Doubles and Ladies' Doubles Series during the months of July and August.

ROUND ROBIN PHASE (3 matches) - now to Sunday 14 August

SEMI FINAL STAGE - 15-21 August

FINALS DAY  - SATURDAY 27 AUGUST

LATEST SCORES now at

http://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=81D2DB9D-A31C-4434-8125-BB4AA2BF07F8

Rules are as follows ; 

Super Summer Doubles Series Rules.doc

  • Please fill in your score (e.g. 6-3, 7-5) on the notice-board (either upstairs or downstairs) as soon as you finish your match AND text to Mark 086-3821580 as scores will be updated on the Tennis Ireland website.
  • Summer Doubles Series Matches are subject to usual court booking rules so please plan ahead and book your court.
  • Floodlights may be required from about 9.15p.m. onwards (the cost of lights is not included in the cost of entry).
  • Cost of entry is €6 - please pay this to the bar at the start or end of your first match. If Bar is not open, please arrange to drop in at a time when the Bar is open.
  • It is the responsibility of the players to pro-actively schedule their matches (contact numbers for opponents are available on Club notice-board or by ringing Clubhouse after 7pm). 
  • Some players will be away for periods during the month so please initiate contact immediately in order to ensure all matches are played.


SATURDAY 6 AUGUST

FRIENDLY MATCH WITH WICKLOW AND WEXFORD HARBOUR TENNIS CLUBS at CARLOW LTC


Following on from our trips to both Wicklow and Wexford Harbour Tennis Clubs earlier this year, we are planning to host players from both the Wicklow and Wexford clubs in Carlow on Saturday evening 6 August. 

We would hope that as many players from Carlow will come along and play with the players from the two Clubs in what should be a fun evening of tennis with some refreshments to follow. 

If you would like to be part of team Carlow on the evening, please text Brian at 085-7547553


SUNDAY 21 AUGUST

RACKETHON - INTER SPORT TOURNAMENT


Fancy yourself as a Badminton or Squash player? Then this is your chance to shine!

We will be hosting a 1-day Inter-Sport tournament where teams from each sporting section section of the Club will do battle in Tennis, Squash and Badminton (and maybe Table Tennis!).

If you would like to be part of the Tennis team for this fun event, please text Brian at 085-7547553



JULY-AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 

SINGLES ROUND ROBINS





The new Round Robin for JULY-AUGUST-SEPTEMBER is now up and running and is on the Club Website and Noticeboards as well as below.


GROUPS FOR JULY-SEPTEMBER 2016.xls

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO OR DELETED FROM THE ROUND ROBIN, please fill in your name on the appropriate sheet on the Club noticeboard!


(For every match played, you receive a raffle ticket and are entered in the bi-monthly draw for the Round Robin prize for that month)


12-25 SEPTEMBER

CARLOW LAWN TENNIS CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS



SAVE THE DATES - Our Club Championships have now been penciled in for 12-25 September. 

Men's Singles, Ladies' Singles, Men's Doubles, Ladies' Doubles and Mixed Doubles Events.

Open to all Club Members - Graded Event.

Full Details to follow over the Summer!



THIS SUMMER

UPCOMING OPENS ON AROUND THE REGION

30 JUL - 1 AUG   ROCKET BROADBAND WEXFORD HARBOUR SENIOR OPEN

(entries close 27 July @ 5p.m.)

 

31 JUL - 7 AUG   TRAMORE SENIOR OPEN

(entries close 24 July @ 6p.m.)


6-13 AUG  COUNTY WICKLOW SENIOR OPEN

(entries close 2 August @ 6p.m.)



Full list of Opens below;
http://www.tennisireland.ie/userfiles/File/Database/50-Senior%20Calendar%202016.pdf

ENTER ONLINE AT;

http://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/default.aspx?id=0


AND SOME REGULAR ACTIVITIES

SOCIAL TENNIS 

Every Monday at 7.30 p.m. 

COFFEE MORNINGS

 Every Tuesday 10 a.m.

Both activities are open to players of all abilities including complete beginners so don't be shy. 

No need for rackets as they are provided. 

It's FREE for club members and €5 for non members.. no need to sign up just come along and give it a go and drag your friends along too. 

SOCIAL MIXED DOUBLES

 Every Wednesday 7.30p.m.

Contact Pat CARTHY if you would like a place 086-3512154






 
 
SOME NEWS FROM AROUND THE CLUB


VOLUNTEER DAY A GREAT SUCCESS


Many thanks to a fantastic group of members, adults and juniors, who turned out for our Volunteer Day in the Club yesterday.  Great work was carried out on the boundary hedge, court side weeds, painting and varnishing inside the Club House and also painting of a section of the wall outside which will soon show our Club logo. 

Everyone enjoyed a well deserved coffee break, with coffee, tea and hot chocolate from our new coffee machine, accompanied by homemade courgette cake.! Well done all and thanks again for all your hard work.

WIMBLEDON DRAW CHAMPS




As part of our last Club night on 1 July, players on the night received entry to the Wimbledon Draw with a prize of €25 for the lucky winner in each draw (Mens and Ladies)!

Now that Andy Murray and Serena Williams have been crowned champions, pleased to say that the lucky winners were Sinead Mead (Serena Williams) and Pat Carthy (Andy Murray).

Date for next Club Night will be announced soon!

WINE APPRECIATION EVENING IS BACK!



The Wine appreciation evening is now scheduled to take place on FRIDAY AUGUST 12TH - Details to follow - book tickets through our Chairperson, Annette

We also plan a sushi-making demonstration during August - details to follow!


CARLOW PLAYERS TO THE FORE AT HILLBROOK


Congrats to our members who played in Hillbroook.

Well done to Carmel Dalton/Siobhan O'Donovan on reaching the semis of their competition in Hillbrook!

Good luck to those playing in Tullow!

CONTACT DETAILS

Don't forget that if you want to contact a member from the Club to arrange a match, you can get member details by first logging into the CARLOW LTC website so no excuses!








SHOP CARLOW LTC


 




NEW CLUB APPAREL AVAILABLE NOW

All of the new Club apparel is now ready and everything is available for order through Lorraine Keane @secretary@carlowltc.com


PRICE LIST

Adult Sports Kit

Sapphire Blue Hoodie €25 (sizes XS-XXL)

Sapphire Blue Zoodie €30 (sizes S-XXL)

T-Shirt White/Sapphire Blue €15 (size S-XXL)

Polo Shirt White €15 (size S-XXL)

Polo Shirt White/Sapphire Blue €18 (size S-XXL)

Hat available in Sapphire Blue or White €12

Men's Dunlop Tennis Shorts White/Black €34.95 (size S-XXL)

Women's Skort White/Black €34.95 (size XS-XXL)

Kids Sports Kit (sizes 5/6, 7/8, 9/11, 12/13)

Kids Hoodie €20 

Kids T-shit White/ Sapphire Blue €12.50

Hat €10

Girl's Skort White/Black €22.50

Boys Short's White/Black €22.50


 

JUNIOR CORNER




CARLOW JUNIOR OPEN

THE CARLOW JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS are currently taking place in the Club and will finish with prize-giving on Saturday 23rd July .

This is the highlight of the Junior Calendar in the club and there are over 65 entries - a massive thanks to Brian & Lorraine and all of their helpers for organising such a great week for our Juniors!

All the latest details are at 
http://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=83C7C1C2-62C7-40BB-90BF-317CDC952527



SUCCESS FOR OUR JUNIORS IN HILLBROOK & GREYSTONES

Congrats to Juozas Cioladis on winning the U-12 Boys Singles at the Greystones Phoenix event recently!



Congrats also to Denis Durojaiye on winning the U-12 Boys Singles at the Hillbrook Junior Open in Enniscorthy. It was a family affair in the final where he faced younger brother and National Squad member Michael, well done to both of you.




THAI GOLD WEXFORD JUNIOR OPEN 6-12 AUGUST


Entries close on Wed 3rd August at 5pm




Tennis & Multi-Sport Camps 2016


Camp 1 Jul 4-8 10-12.30 5 Days

Camp 2 Jul 18-22 10-12.30 5 Days

Camp 3 Jul 25-29 10-12.30 5 Days

Camp 4 Aug 2-5 10-12.30 4 Days

Camp 5 Aug 15-19 10-12.30 5 Days


Book Early to avoid disappointment on
085-7547553! (Brian)



Camp Prices 


4-Day Camp  €40 Members / €50 Non-Members

5-Day Camp 
€50 Members / €60 Non-Members
If a Junior Camper becomes a Club Member during Camp Week, €10 will be subtracted from membership fee




PARKS TENNIS

Registration: Saturday 16th July 11am to 12noon

Fee: €25 per child(10 sessions) Family rate available

Programme 1: 25th–29th July(2hr.class 2 -4pm)

Programme 2:   8th–12th Aug(2hr.class 11-1pm)

Enquiries:  059 9143775 after 7pm or Helen 086 1675663

Children must be collected at Tennis gate not car park.


Also, supervised afternoon tennis will take place during the summer ..... details to follow

And don't forget - kids parties can be held at the Club - for details, contact Helen 086 1675663










AND FINALLY ...................
 



Thank you to all those club members who took part and gave their time so generously, helen chalton, carmel Dalton, mary nolan, tremayne horkan, jessica bird, sinead mead, pierce Kavanagh, mary kavanagh and anyone I may have forgotten. 

Also special mention to Rose Scully who gave so much of her time to the players.

Looking forward to September already when we will begin again. Any members who would like to get involved please contact Brian.









 
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