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Club Notes: 3rd May 2015


Hillview Inter Firms

The annual Inter Firms / Groups Tournament were blessed with great weather and great tennis. We are thankful for the MSD Sports and Social Club and Quality Recycling for providing sponsorship for this competition. We had great support from all the clubs in South Tipperary. The early front runners are Martin Ormond's G&M Windows and Tom Everett Construction in the premier, Carlos Sampson, Kilfeackle is winning the A division. Tony Kenny's NOW and Ballypatrick's Kieran Gibbs winning the B division.  In the D division, 3 potential winners, Kathie Lyne, MSD, and 2 Hillview teams, Joanna and Niall Lynch and the Stephanie McCormack / Deirdre Maguire team. Should be a great week for tennis with a lot of teams still in contention.


Castleview Inter Firms

The entry forms for the annual Castleview Inter Firms Tournament are in the hall, please support our friends in Castleview for this great tournament, its good preparation for the Open Week Circuit.


Marquin Cup

The multisports Marquin Cup Competition will be starting on Monday May 18th,  get your name down for this annual fun competition.

Pitch and Putt

Tuesday Scramble : The most recent scramble took place on April 28. The chilly conditions prevailing were not encouraging but the competition was still red hot. The winners were the duo of Bridget Walsh and Paul Sweeney, the runners up were Anne Fitzgerald and Paul O' Riordan. The gross prize went to the trio Breda Howell, Lorraine Creed and Mario Smith.

Please note there will not be a scramble on Tuesday May 5 with the course closed all week as we prepare for next weekends Scratch Cup.


Hillview Scratch Cup : We are keeping everything crossed for good weather and a big entry for our Scratch Cup ( Paddy Power Memorial Cup)  which will be held on Sunday May10. This major event sponsored by O'Sullivan Insurances will start at 8.00 am with last cards at 2.30 pm. Entry cards cost 10.00 euro.  Presentation of prizes will immediately follow the final 18 hole round.

Membership Competition: We had an excellent entry for this popular event on Sunday May 3. At the end of an exciting days play we ended with a mixture of new and old faces on top of the leader board.

These were as follows:

Gents: Nett winner - Mario Smith, runner up - Tom Morris, Gross winner -  Stephen O' Reilly

Ladies: Nett winner - Ann Wall, runner up - Breda Howell, Gross winner- Shula McCarthy

Thanks to all who played and congrats to the winners.

Club Lotto

On Saturday 2nd May 2015 the Hillview lotto Jackpot was worth €4,900.  The numbers drawn were 09-19-20-21.  There was no Winner and 1 ticket with 3 numbers, receives €100.00.  The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 9TH May 2015 at 9.30p.m.  The Jackpot will now be worth €5,000.  Tickets are €1 each and can be bought from ticket sellers, or at the Hillview Bingo every Monday & Friday Night or at the Club Bar every night.  Buy-ins for 2015 are now due, they are available at €45.00 for 1 year.  If you're not in you can't win.


Please note Fee's for Groups wishing to book for outings for Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis, Pitch & Putt and other events 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 Hon. Club Secretary Mr. David Barry 085-2813932 and send the letter to Hillview Sports Club, Mountain Road, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.  You can also contact our club president Mr Seamus O'Doherty by phone 087-7636545. You can check out our website to see our facilities at http://www.hillviewsportsclub.net or https://www.facebook.com/HillviewSportsClub.