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Club Notes: 20th Nov 2016

Badminton Rivival

After a number of years in the doldrums, Badminton under the guidance of Frank Costigan and Aine Madden, is undergoing a revival with well attended sessions on Monday and Thursday evenings. We have ladies and gents teams competing in the Tipperary Leagues. Last week the ladies won 3 to 1 against Drom, Thurles and the gents lost 3 to 1 away to Grange, Thurles. Therefore, come along and give it a try. Also attendance at Wednesday table tennis is improving.

Pitch and Putt

Last Sunday a scramble was played and fair dues to the hardy souls that braved the cold conditions and also attended the Captain's dinner the previous night. The nett winners were Paul Sweeney, Anne Walsh and Eddie Cantwell, the runners up were David Cahill, Loraine Creed, Seanie O'Connor and Kathleen Foran. The overall gross winners were Joe Hickey, Ann Delahunty and Con Lucey.

The last competition for the year, the Annual Christmas Hamper is on next Sunday November 27th, first card 10 and last card at 2PM, entry 10 euro and prizes galore promised. Presentation of prizes for this and the Player of the Year prizes will be at around 9 PM. Thanks to our sponsors Kevin O'Leary Motors and Clonmel Park Hotel for supporting these events.


The annual Charity Event in aid of the Hospice has now being fixed for Friday 2nd December at 6:45 PM, sign up sheet in hall. We also play to run a Fun Santa competition on Friday 16th Dec. We have 4 teams competing at various grades in the Munster League, between now and next February, each team will play 3 matches home and away, look out for notices for court bookings as most matches will take place on Sunday afternoons. Last Sunday our Ladies Div. 3 team had a great 4 to 0 win over Bandon.

Club Lotto. On the 19th Nov the Hillview Lotto Jackpot was worth €3,300. The numbers drawn were 3-8-9-10. There was no Winner of the Jackpot. There were 4 tickets with 3 numbers. The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 26th November 2016 at 9.00p.m. The Jackpot will now be worth €3,400. 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.