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Club Notes: 19th June 2016

Jaco Oosthuysen wins Premier Prize

Tennis Open Week

The RyanMotorPower Senior Tennis Open Week, was a great success this year, we had a great entry of 200, spread over 24 competitions to suit all grades. Thanks to all the local clubs in particular, Larkspur, Castleview, Kilfeacle, New Inn, Ballypatrick; we also had good contingents from Kilkenny, St Annes, Mitchelstown and Causeway. The prizes were well spread over the various clubs, at the presentation; Tournament Director Declan Tarrant complimented Kilfeacle on performing so well in all grades. It was also, a great performance by Hillview players in all grades.

Jaco Oosthuysen, our popular coach became the first Hillview player to win the Div 1 singles in a long number of years, he beat Trevor Cleary, Causeway in the final. The beaten semi finalists were Hillview's giant slayer David Hannon who took 2 major victories in the earlier rounds and the Vet Martin Ormond. Belated congratulations to Martin for his magnificent runner up performance in the Irish National Vets Championship held recently in Templelogue. In the Ladies Div 1, former top ranked junior Hannah May Morrissey from Cashel beat Annmaire Darcy from Nenagh in the final. Jaco continued the good form combining with Grace Durkan to win the mixed double Div 2. David Hannon had a great tournament with his fine run in Div1; he also won Div 2 and was runner up in Div 3 finals. Other good results for Hillview players, James Reilly, won the grade 5 singles and the mixed with Siobhan Slater, Siobhan won the ladies 5 with Vivi Levie. Cora Morrissey won the grade 4 singles and was runner up in the doubles with Gillian Barry. Paul and Deirdre Garrett won the div 6 mixed. Other Hillview finalists were Geraldine Gunne, Olivia O'Mahoney, Niall and Joanna Lynch and John Carolan.

Pitch and Putt

Andy Doyle Trophy:  This event in honour of one of Hillview's best loved Wexford men was run on Sunday June 12 in very pleasant conditions. We had an excellent turnout for this event which was sponsored by our friends on the Bingo committee and whom we thank for their support.

The results: Overall nett winner - Jason Cunningham. Nett runner up Ladies - Evelyn Cahill

Nett runner up Gents - Paul Sweeney. Gross winner Ladies - Pauline Lucey

Gross winner Gents - John Fitzgerald. 3rd nett Ladies - Nora Whelan. 3rd nett Gents - David Cahill

Ladies Night: This popular event goes ahead next Friday, June 24, and with the weather promising to be good we look forward to a good turnout. Please add you names to the list in the lists in the hallway or P&P kiosk.

Munster Ladies Strokeplay Finals; Hillview is the host club this year, and with a strong contingent from the club featuring we are hopeful of a successful day on Sunday June 26. Good luck Ladies.

Club Lotto

On Saturday 18th June 2016 the Hillview Lotto Jackpot was worth €1,100. The numbers drawn were 8, 10, 19, 24. There was no Winner of the Jackpot and there was 2 match 3s. The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 25th June 2016 at 9.00p.m. The Jackpot will now 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.