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Club Notes: 4th Dec 2016

Pitch and Putt - Jason Cunningham and Ann Wall win Players of the Year Awards.

We ran our final big competition of the year The Christmas Hamper, which was sponsored by Kevin O'Leary Group. Despite the poor weather we had some great scoring featuring a 22 under par from James Cleary. Once again thanks to all of those who played and supported the event in such great numbers as they supported all competitions during the year. Commiserations to the losers and congratulations to all the winners listed below.


Overall nett runner-up - Ann Wall, Overall gross- Pauline Lucey, 12-18 gross- Lorraine Creed

12 - 18 - nett - Nora Whelan, 0-11 nett - Kathleen Shanley


Overall nett winner- Paul Sweeney, Overall nett runner -up- Jason Cunningham

Overall gross winner- James Cleary, Senior gross- John Fitzgerald, Senior nett- Stephen O'Reilly

Inter  gross- Jimmy Quinn, Inter nett- David Cahill, Junior gross- Tim Shanley, Junior nett -  Seanie O'Connor

Prizes to the above were presented by Club President Seamus O' Doherty. It was a night for prize giving as prizes were also presented for The Ladies and Gents Players of the year sponsored by the Park Hotel and the Hole-in- One annual competition. The Ladies Player of the year was Ann Wall with the Gents award going to Jason Cunningham. The Hole -in- One competition ended in a three way tie shared by Paul Sweeney, David Cahill and Jason Cunningham.

All of the above fun was overshadowed by the death of one of our stalwart members Margaret Ryan who finally succumbed to the illness she had fought with great courage and dignity for a number of years. To her husband Jimmy, her family and friends we send our sympathy at this distressing time. May she rest in peace.


L to R back : Kevin O'Leary Group Christmas Hamper Winners; David Cahill, James Cleary, Jason Cunningham, Kathleen Shanley, Jimmy Quinn, Seanie O'Connor, John Fitzgerald, Con Lucey and Tim Shanley. L to R front: Paddy O'Hanrahan, Loraine Creed, Nora Wall, Paul Sweeney, Winner, Seamus O'Doherty, President and Pauline Lucey.


Winner of Clonmel Park Gents Player of the Year Presentation, Paddy O'Hanrahan, Seamus O'Doherty, President, Jason Cunningham, Winner and Nora Whelan.


It's a busy time for the various Munster League Teams, the Ladies grade 5 tennis team from Hillview had a tough match on their hands on Sun last when they met neighbours from Kilfeacle in a league clash, 2-2 was a fair result with both sides battling to the very end to share the spoils. Next Frid night the G3 ladies play Nenagh, while on Sun afternoon the Mixed G 4 play Rushbrook and the G5 ladies play Monskstown, all at home. Our G2 mxd travel to Nenagh for their encounter. The Hospice fundraiser was abandoned due to inclement weather. It will now be combined with the Christmas fun night scheduled for Fri 16th December.

The junior section are running a Christmas Tournament and Party on Sat 10th, starting at 3 PM, wear your Christmas outfits and join in the fun.

Club Lotto. On the 3rd Nov the Hillview Lotto Jackpot was worth €3,500. The numbers drawn were 9-10-18-24. There was no Winner of the Jackpot. There were 6 tickets with 3 numbers. The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 10th December 2016 at 9.00p.m. The Jackpot will now be worth €3,600. 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.