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Current and Upcoming Club Activity

Hi All

 

Spring is here and we have kicked off our tennis year! The courts are looking great having been resurfaced and repainted so make sure to get down and enjoy!

Currently Ladies Night is on on Mondays from 730pm and Club Night is Thursdays, also from 730pm.

We will have a Spring League for Gents and Ladies commencing soon -  get your name into Michelle or Mary to be involved. This will Commence on Monday 23rd of April - Mens on Mondays and Ladies on Tuesdays and will run for 4 weeks.

 

Up to date information is passed on via our WhatsApp group for all members so please let us know if you are not on it so we can add you.

 

 

Winter Leinster League

Info received on this:

 

If you would like to enter please let Catherine know.

Hi all,


 


The online entry to the 2017 South Leinster Winter League is now open.


 


We have updated last Winter’s Rules to cater for suggestions raised by participating Clubs. The main changes are:


·         Number of matches: Teams within a Round Robin box will play each other once. This will reduce the total number of matches.


·         MATCH DAY & TIME: We are asking clubs for their preferences so we can schedule home matches around them. Clubs may negotiate a different time, but only one change is allowed.


·         We have added an extra group: ITN 8 & below.


·         The Committee reserves the right to promote a player before the league starts if past results suggest he/she is in the incorrect ITN level.


·         Winner and Runner-up on each round robin box will go through into the knock-out stage.


 


Attached:


·         Rules and Regulations


·         How to Enter a team online


·         Team Entry Form for those that prefer to enter their teams by post


·         Player Registration Form


 


Please read the Rules carefully. From a practical point of view the main facts that you will require when organizing your teams are:


·         Dates: Sunday 17th of September to Saturday 25th November


·         Total number of matches in the round robin phase is likely to be 3 or 4.


·         Whenever possible teams will be grouped geographically (unlikely to be possible in the ITN3 & below event). We’ll do our best to balance the number of long & short distance matches.


·         Format: As last year’s Winter League


o   4 players per team: two men and two ladies


o   one men doubles & one ladies doubles, followed by


o   two mixed doubles (order of merit must be followed)


o   Matches best of three sets with championship tie-break in the third


·         Deadlines:


o   Team Registration: 23rd August


o   Player Registration: 28th August


o   Draws & Schedule published: 6th September


o   There will be no matches scheduled when St. Anne’s & Kilkenny Veteran Tournaments are on.


o   Finals: Saturday 25th November


·         Please make sure that all teams have enough substitutes. If a player isn’t available he/she should be replaced by a substitute instead of looking for a change of date. Rule 14. explains on how substitutes should be used.


 


SOUTH LEINSTER CLUBS MEETING:


In order to gather feed-back and discuss issues that may have arisen we will have a meeting a few days after the end of the League. The meeting has been provisionally scheduled for Thursday 30th November at 7PM. Please mark this date in your Calendar.


 


I will be not available next week but will be back in the office on Monday 21st August. I will look into any queries you may have sent by e-mail then or you can ring me on 086-0468773 from Monday 21st if you prefer.


 


Best wishes,


 


Rosa


 


Rosa Stephens


Leinster Tennis


Unit 7 Upper, Cranford Centre, Montrose, Dublin 4


086-0468773 / 01-2696024


www.leinstertennis.ie


Captains Day 2017

This years Captains Day will be held on Sunday 27th August!

 

This is one for the diary!

 

Whistle stop competition, Mixed Doubles, 12 o'clock start. €10 entry fee, Deadline for entries is the 8th of August. Please send Mary your entry on 086 0325444

Summer Camp

Summer camp for kids commences on 13th August the boys and girls school in Rathangan will receive booking forms in their bags before summer holidays. This camp will run from 13th to 17th August with Tennis Ireland Coach, Cormac Doherty.

Please contact Catherine if interested.

 

Cardio Tennis

Cardio Tennis is open to both men and women its a fun evening for all as previously advised so why not come along and have some fun. Its great for co-ordination and skills and there will be lots of fun. Places are limited as advised by Lena so you need to text Catherine on 087/6511920 today. As advised it is open to non members too its €10 per session and starts tomorrow night at 7.30

Starting Weds 5th July

 

Clane Business League

Another date for our diaries Clane Business league commences on 12th June team of four two men two ladies entries are available on Clane Tennis Club website cost is €50 per team matches are 7 and 8.30 pm each team will play at least three matches entries can also be emailed too. So lots going on Rocklyn South Leinster League, Naas Open, Carlow Open and Clane none of these tournaments should be missed.

Carlow Lawn Tennis Club Open

Carlow Lawn Tennis Club Open will take place from 4th June to 10th June entries can be done online open to all sections singles mixed and ladies doubles. Please check out Carlow Lawn Tennis Club website. I have made the co-ordinator aware that some of our member will be playing the Naas Open and that the finals of the Naas Open are being held on Bank Holiday so if members progress to finals they will not be able to commence games till Tuesday. Both of these opens are great and standard of tennis is very good so why not put your entry in on line