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Club Notes: 11th Aug 2013

Club Lotto:

On Saturday 10th August 2013 the Hillview Lotto Jackpot was worth €4,600.  The numbers drawn were 4-12-13-24.  There was no Winner of the Jackpot.  There were 4 Tickets with 3 numbers.  The winning tickets each get €30.00.
The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 17th August 2013.  The Jackpot will be worth €4,700.  Tickets are €1 each and can be bought from ticket sellers and at the Club Bar.  Buy-ins for 2013 are now due, they are available at €45.00 for 1 year.  If you’re not in you can’t win.

Club Bingo:

The Hillview Bingo takes place every Monday night in St. Marys Hall in Irishtown.  Prizes are good and the Jackpot is €1,000.  Come along and have a good night out for very little.


Hillview Junior Open Week:

The Tennis Hillview Junior Open week sponsored by Frank Quirke, Barrister at Law got off to a great start on Sunday 11th August with the popular under 10’s Round Robin Competition.  In the Boy’s under 10’s final very good prospect Zack Murphy from Castleview in Carrick, beat Mark O’Brien from Latin by 6 games to 4.  There were also good performances from 2 Hillview Players Eddie Dunphy and 8 year old Conor Guiry in the semi-finals.  The Girls competition was a very competitive affair with 4 players in contention for a place in the Final.  Eventually it was a final between Clubmates Abby Gilsenan and Fainchi Pryal both from Kilkenny.  It was Abby Gilsenan who came through for victory.  This competition had an international flavour with Pizeys / Kellys (Deely Gathering) returning from France to take part in Clonmel.  The junior week continues with the under 12’s 14’s 16’s and 18’s.  The finals are scheduled for Saturday 17th August.
Congratulations also to Club Members Evan Whitty Fitzgerald who won the under 14’s Mixed Doubles in the St. Anne’s Open.  Aisling Whelan was our other Member who was Runner-up in the under 14’s Mixed Doubles in St. Anne’s.

Pitch and Putt:

Tuesday Night Scramble:

On Tuesday 6th August 2013 there was another very good turnout for the annual Tuesday scramble.  Pitch and Putt is also delighted to see many more of the club members coming up and enjoying playing the game.  Long may it continue.  The Results are as follows: Overall Nett Winners were Norman Rankin, Mary Moloney & Danny Gibbons with 51 2/3.  The Nett Runners-up were Anne Kenrick, Mattie Anglim & John Fitzgerald 56.  The Overall Gross Winners were Evelyn Cahill, Frankie Gubbins & Michael Kennedy with 64.  The Tuesday scrambles will continue on the 13th August starting at 7.00pm. Come along and have some fun.  Open to all club members.

Ladies Crowley Cup:

On Monday 5th August the Ladies Crowley Cup took place.  There was a good turnout for this competition.  The results are as follows: Overall Nett Winner was Shula McCarthy with 98.
Overall Nett Runner-up was Bridget Welsh with 102.
Overall Gross Winner was Pauline Lucey with 118.
Congratulations to all the Winners.

Gent’s Magner Cup:

On Monday 5th August the Gent’s Magner Cup also took place.  There was also a good turnout for this competition.  The results are as follows: Overall Nett Winner was Billy McNamara with 86.
Overall Nett Runner-up was John Fitzgerald with 90.
Overall Gross Winner was James Cleary with 92.
Congratulations again to all the Winners.

Credit Union Graded Matchplay’s:

The Clonmel Credit Union club Graded Matchplay’s Draws are on the Pitch and Putt Notice board in the kiosk.  All players who entered please take note of when matches are to be played by.  The onus is on the player on top to arrange the match. A lot of 1st Round Games still need to be played.  Matches need to be played and all matches are off scratch.

August Nett Strokeplay:

The annual August Nett Strokeplay is underway.  All Hillview registered players are invited to play.  Any player wishing to get a handicap this is the best opportunity to do so.  This competition started on Thursday 1st August and will continue until Saturday 31st August.  The entry fee will be €2.00 per-card.  Play as many cards as you like with the best two 18 hole scores to count.

Munster Mixed Foursomes:

On Saturday 10th August last the Club Qualifying Round of the Munster Mixed Foursomes took place in Hillview.  There were 5 pairs playing for 2 places in the Finals which will take place on Sunday 1st September in Lakeside, Templemore. Congratulations to the following pairs who qualified: - Pauline Lucey & Michael Kennedy and Shula McCarthy & Eoin Shanley.
Please note Fee’s for Groups wishing to book for outings for Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis and Pitch & Putt will be accepted.  You can contact Hillview Sports Club by phone on 052-6121805 at any time between 10.30am and 10.30pm every day. You can also write to the Club Secretary Mr. Frank Darrer and send the letter to Hillview Sports Club, Mountain Road, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.  You can check out our website to see our facilities at www.hillviewsportsclub.com