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Club Notes: 31st March 2019

Cora Morrissey Captains Power Cup Team - Tennis Spring League Final

The Allen's Giftware Team Spring League, which was staged during February and March, reached the final stage last weekend. It was a great night for tennis in ideal weather conditions. The Semi-finals were very close but the finals turned up some scorching games of tennis. Winners of Tennis Power Cup 2019 Division 1 was Cora Morrissey (Captain), who was partnered by Gillian Barry, Paul Foley and Richard Thompson. They won against Aidan Barry, Eugene Cooney, Yvonne Carolan and Annmaire Moroney. Winners of the Div. 2 section was the team of Geraldine Gunne, Aine Madden, Mira Hinner,  Pavel Adamcyzh., they won against Gail Johnson, Annmaire Quigley, Brian McGrath, and Niall Darcy.

At the prize presentation, Tennis Captain Ann Walsh paid tribute to all the players for their efforts throughout the competition and thanked our sponsors, Allens. Giftware. She reminded players to enter our upcoming Open Doubles competition, which is on from Friday 12th to 14th April and get their names down for the monthly Tennis ladder. Club President Noel Byrne thanked Ann and her committee for the great competition that everyone enjoyed.

Vets in Sunday's Well, Cork

Hillview had a number of players in the Vets Tournament in Sundays Well, all had a successful outing. William and Pat Guiry won the over 55 doubles, and Michael Murray teamed up with Martin Leahy to win the over 70s, Michael Prendergast won his category with Richard McCarthy and was a runner up with Patty Briggs in the mixed.

 Juniors - The Larkspur Junior Open Week is on over the Easter holidays from 13th to 18th April, with under 8,9,10 on Sat 13th, this would be a good event to challenge your competition skills against juniors from other clubs. And an Easter Holiday tennis camp is planned in Hillview from April 15th to 18th; registration date is Friday 12th at 4:30 to 6 PM.

Pitch and Putt

The next round of the County Spring League will be held in Hillview on Sunday 7th April.

Club Lotto

On the 30th March the Hillview Lotto Jackpot was worth €1,400. The numbers drawn were 3-12-16-20, and there were 7 match threes. The Next Lotto Draw will take place on Saturday 6th April at 9.00p.m. The Jackpot will now be worth only €1,400. 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 2019 are now due, they are available at €45.00 for 1 year. If you're not in you can't win.