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Club Notes: 16th Aug 2015


Zack Murphy Castleview and Anna Downey Larkspur, the Stars of Hillview Tennis Junior Open

Zack Murphy, Castleview confirmed his status of number 1 ranked under 12 player in Ireland by winning the under 12 and 14 titles in Hillview, at under 12 he beat Charlie Rasmussen, Rushbrooke and at 14 he won against another highly rated junior Shane Ryan from Larkspur. Anna Downey, Larkspur took home prizes for under 14 girls singles, doubles and mixed doubles wins, her brother Tom also had a good week with under 12 doubles with Mark O'Brien from Lattin. Anna Pizey - Deely, Hillview won the under 12 girls. Other major titles were won by Liam Reynolds, Tramore at 16 and Eamon Fennelly, Kilkenny at 18. Other winners were from Waterford, Cork and Limerick. Due to the high level of boys entries, we were able to run very competitive consolation events in all age groups. Congratulations to Sean Moroney, Hillview who won the fair play shield for his general help during the week. We are grateful to Mr Frank Quirke, Barrister at Law for again sponsoring Junior Open Week.

Tipperary Open Week

We had a good entry for the Tipperary Open, many got to semi-finals, but pride of place must go to Grace and Laura Durkan, who won the grade 2 ladies doubles, also Grace was a finalist with Jaco Oosthenyn in the mixed. Also congratulations to Dean O'Mahoney, who won the grade 3 singles, again thanks to Dean for all his work umpiring during the Junior tournament. Michael Moroney and Eugene O'Mahoney also got to finals in their grades.

Castleview Open Week and Ballypatrick Competition.

Look at notice board for details of upcoming Opens in Castleview and Ballypatrick.

Wednesday Open Americans

Eugene Cooney is again organising Open American Tournaments for members and visitors over the next number of weeks.

Junior Opens check out the notices for Rosanna and Tipperary Club Opens to be run on weekends, these competitions would be good for those that made their competitive debut recently.

Pitch and Putt

This week is all about Scrambles, apart from the usual Tuesday night session we ran our second Adult/ Juvenile scramble on Thursday. Thanks to all who turned out especially the juveniles.

Results were as follows:

Tuesday Aug.11:  Winners were the trio of Jimmy Fitzgerald, Evelyn Cahill and Bridget Walsh. Second place went to the team of Teresa Johnson, Nora Whelan and David Cahill. Much to their surprise the gross prize went to Anne Fitzgerald, Seanie O'Connor and Con Lucey.

Thursday Aug 13:  Winners were the quartet of Evelyn Cahill, Alan Quigley, Anthony Mordaunt and Paddy O' Hanrahan. Second Place went to the trio of Veronica Anglim , Feargal  Gaughan and Mick Kennedy. Third place went to the trio of Mario Smith, AnneMarie Quigley and Norman Rankin. Fourth Place went to the trio of Ronan Walsh, Anne Fitzgerald and David Cahill. The next club event will be the McInerney and Millea Cups for ladies and gents to be played on Sunday Aug. 23.

Club Lotto

On Saturday 15TH August 2015 the Hillview lotto Jackpot was worth €1,800. The numbers drawn were 14-15-19-24. There was no Winner of the Jackpot. There was 1 ticket with 3 numbers. The Winning ticket receives €100.00. The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 22ND August 2015 at 9.30p.m. The Jackpot will be worth €1,900. 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.net/HillviewSportsClub.