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Club Notes: 11th Oct 2015


Great Tennis in Hillview Club Championships

We have a great entry for the tennis club championships and were blessed with a dry week; courts were fully scheduled for 6 evenings to complete all sections. It was great to see such good entries and new faces in the grade 5 and 6 competitions. Thanks to the Hillview Flamingo Bingo for the sponsorship. The seeded pairings made for very competitive close matches. Many players were tired after long 3 sets and tie breaks to separate. The top men's section was dominated by Jaco Ossthuysen who disposed the champion of the past 2 years Eugene O'Mahoney in 3 sets.

Eugene got revenge when he teamed up with Gerry Burke to win the doubles; they defeated Jaco and Paul Foley. Jaco also won the mixed with Annmaire Moroney, they beat Declan Tarrant and Mary Wall. Nuala Smith and Ann Walsh won the ladies doubles. In ladies doubles grade 4, Cora Morrissey and Mary Wall won against Sinead MacSweeney and Siobhain Slater.

In division 5, Richard Thompson won against Noel Byrne, Noel was again unlucky to lose the doubles with Eugene Cooney; Gerry Cahill and Niall Darcy were victorious. In the mixed Niall won again with Vivi Levie against David Johnson and Alison Walsh. In the ladies doubles Gillian Barry and Emma Smith won against Gabrielle Cahill and Ella Power. Cora Morrissey was winner of the 5 singles over Siobhain Slater. In division 6, Emma Smith beat Sandra Charles, Sandra and Evelyn Buckley won against Ann Commins and Margaret Quirke in the doubles. In the mixed 6, Miroslav Hinner teamed up with Margaret Quirke to beat Richard Thompson and Maura Hennessy. It was great to see a wide variety of prize winners.

Table Tennis

Table Tennis is restarting on Wednesday evenings at 8:30, the first few weeks will be social nights to get people back into the swing, hopefully, we will see some new players in this term. In November, the captain John Fitzgerald is planning to run 3 pre Christmas tournaments.

Pitch and Putt

The President's Prize competition was held on October 11th, full report next week.

Club Lotto

On Saturday 10TH October 2015 the Hillview lotto Jackpot was worth €2,600. The numbers drawn were 04-05-06-10. There was One Winner of the Jackpot. The Winning Ticket was sold at the Hillview Flamingo Bingo. The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 17TH October 2015 at 8.30p.m. The Jackpot will be worth €1,000. 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.net/HillviewSportsClub.