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Club Notes: 21st Feb 2016

Great Tennis Week for Hillview

Hillview had two teams in the Munster winter league quarter finals at the weekend.  Our ladies Grade 4 took on Douglas, Cork at home while our G3 mixed team travelled to the rebel Carrigaline for their encounter. The good news is that we won in both 3-1. Our girls of Sinead Mc Sweeney (Capt), Mary Wall, Kathleen Deely, Ann Marie Moroney got off to a great start, Sinead and Mary put the first match in their pocket taking a tie break in second set. Kathleen and Ann Marie did the same with a third set sizzling four game march to take the deciding third set. In the reverse doubles, Sinead and Mary won 2-0 while Ann Marie and Kathleen lost their match to the battling Douglas pair. Our Div. 3 mixed doubles team of Dean O Mahoney (Capt) Michael Moroney, Ann Walsh and Nuala Smith, in the rebel county took the Carrigaline team to a decisive win. The doubles went with Hillview and a decisive mixed sealed the day for Hillview 3-1. Two teams in the semis; this is a great accomplishment for the Hillview club.

Hillview Ladies Div 4 Team, who won Munster League Quarter Final versus Douglas.

L to R, Annmaire Moroney, Kathleen Deely, Sinead MacSweeney and Mary Wall.

The Spring League got off to a great start last week, competition has 3 different levels to suit all standards, should be a good buzz this week, due to our inter club success.

For those that would like to play singles, the monthly ladder is being restarted; this is great for those wishing to play a variety of opponents. The entry sheet is filling up, indicating a good level of interest.

Hillview had 3 participants in the National Vets Championships in Belfast, Declan Tarrant, Eugene O'Mahoney and Michael Murray, they all enjoyed the experience and the general atmosphere in Belfast, however, some of the northern players were too strong.

Table Tennis

Table Tennis will take place every Wednesday at 8.30p.m. Come one come all. Players of all standards and new members very welcome.

March Doubles Competition:

On Wednesday 2nd March Hillview Table Tennis will run a double competition. The entry fee will be €5 per-person. The closing date for entries will be Tuesday 1st March at 8.30pm. Entry Sheets are on the Notice boards in the Badminton Hall and Club Hallway. Any person wishing to play please put your name and contact number on the sheet. Open to all club members and players of all standards. New players and members very welcome.

Pitch and Putt

The weather has been a real spoil sport over the past few weeks resulting in numerous postponements of Pitch and Putt Competitions. However, Hillview teams were in action in the county leagues.

Badminton

Badminton is on every Monday and Thursday evening at 8 PM.

Social Evening

The first of the club social nights is on Thurs March 3rd, hosted by the Social Committee, catering is by Barbara Russell and music by David Johnson, at this stage its about 75% subscribed, put your name on the list in hallway, if you are going. Tickets are 15 euro.

Lotto

On Saturday 20TH February 2016 the Hillview Lotto Jackpot was worth €1,100. The numbers drawn were 07-12-18-23. There was no Winner of the Jackpot. There were 6 tickets each with 3 numbers. The Winning tickets receive €20.00 each. The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 27TH February 2016 at 9.00p.m. The Jackpot will be worth €1,200. 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 2016 are now due, they are available at €45.00 for 1 year. If you're not in you can't win.

You can check out our website to see our facilities at http://www.hillviewsportsclub.net or https://www.facebook.net/HillviewSportsClub.