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Club Notes: 6th Nov 2016

Pitch and Putt

Paddy Power Shield:

This iconic event in memory of our greatest patron was a great success, encouraged no doubt by the benign weather conditions we again had a splendid turnout. After an exciting afternoon's play the winning team scraped home by the narrowest of margins, 1/3rd of a shot. The presentation of prizes took place immediately afterwards for which we were joined by Tom and Marcella representing the Power family and Club President Seamus O' Doherty. In his words of welcome to the Power family Seamus thanked them for their attendance and continuing generous sponsorship of the event, which is now firmly fixed in the Hilllview calendar. The winning teams were as follows:

Nett Winners- Breda Howell. Michael Kilkelly and Paul Sweeney.

Nett runners up- Paul Kinnane., Tim Shanley and Derek McGee.

Gross Winners- Evelyn Cahill, Con Lucey and Joe Hickey.

Finally thank you to all who helped make the day possible, the grounds staff, bar staff and of course to all the ladies who supplied and served a mountain of food after the presentations.

A reminder, do not forget the Xmas Hamper on Sunday Nov 13.

Tennis

End of Season Vets Tournaments in Landsdowne and Kilkenny

The All Ireland Veteran's Championships were held last weekend in Landsdowne, Dublin, and Hillview had a number of representatives taking part, competitors from all over the country, made for a very high standard in all categories. Coach William Guiry won the over 50 doubles and in the process got great satisfaction in beating the number one seeds which included his brother Pat. Michael Murray got to 2 semi-finals in his events.

Martin Ormonde finished off a good season by winning the over 55 singles in Kilkenny, he was also runners up in the 55 men's doubles. In the 65 category Michael Prendergast teamed up Dick McCarthy to win this event and Michael Murray got to the semi-final of the 65 singles.

Club Lotto

On the 5th Nov the Hillview Lotto Jackpot was worth €3,100. The numbers drawn were 6-12-22-24. There was no Winner of the Jackpot. There were 6 tickets with 3 numbers. The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 5th November 2016 at 9.00p.m. The Jackpot will now be worth €3,100. 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.