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Newcastle Tennis Club junior tournament 2015 report‏

Posted on: September 13th, 2015 by admin

Newcastle Tennis Club Junior Tournament culminated in Finals Day on Friday 4th September, followed by the Club’s annual barbecue.

In total, 63 local Juniors entered, and over 120 matches were played during ten days of play, in eleven different age and singles/doubles categories.
Congratulations to every Junior who took part in the tournament and contributed to its success, and very well done to all who achieved prizes. Please see table for results. The Tournament Cup for sporting behaviour was awarded to an extremely deserving Luka Hallissey.
Thanks go to Coach Sam Clegg for organising the tournament, ably supported by committee members Janet Flanigan and Rachel Corrigan. A special thank you goes to all the seniors who braved cold, windy and wet conditions in order to umpire the Finals: Julieann Crawford, Gabrielle Burns, Mary McConville, Liz Brown, Lauren McAtamney, Simon Easton, Wendy Laffin, Paddy Dornan and John Lowry.
As the final matches of the tournament were played out, a sumptuous feast was provided to the fans, young and old, who had turned out to watch and support the Juniors. Thanks for the culinary delights go, in particular, to Loretta Lowry, Eugene McGuigan, Michael Doherty and Terry O’Reilly, with freshly-caught mackerel supplied by John Lowry. As usual, this event was a massive team effort, with lots of members contributing gorgeous grub to share.
It was a true pleasure to see the enthusiasm and excitement that all the Juniors displayed for their Club Tournament, playing their hearts out, sometimes several times a day, and coming along to spectate and support their friends too.  The Club has an impressive pool of burgeoning talent, and with the Tournament over, eyes now look forward to the hard training in the cold winter months that bears fruit in the League matches in the Spring.

Newcastle Tennis Club Junior Tournament – online entry now open

Posted on: August 14th, 2015 by admin
DSC_0113Later this month the Newcastle Tennis Club Junior Tournament gets under way.
The competition is open to all Junior Club members, with singles and doubles categories for age ten and over and round-robin competition for age nine and under. Lots of tennis excitement and fun are guaranteed and we have kept the entry fees low to maximise the number of competition categories each junior can enter. And there’s a brilliant, free family barbecue on finals day!
Play will commence on Tuesday 25th August and will run over the following ten days, culminating in finals and the Annual Club Barbecue on the evening of Friday 4 September. It’s now TIME TO ENTER via our new Tennis Ireland tournament software.
Tournament Rules
Categories are based on ages of players at 31 December 2014.
Players must be available over the 2 week period with only 1 postponement permitted.
Under 9 Girls/Boys will be a Round Robin Event held on Saturday 29th August at 9-11am.
Players can enter a maximum of 4 events.
Players may be photographed on court for use in Club publicity.
Entry fees are £3 per player for Singles events and £4 per pair for Doubles events, plus £2 admin fee per person.
Entry is online – via Tennis Ireland tournament software – click here to enter the tournament.  It’s easy to do. Just create a free and easy-to-set-up account for each junior entering the tournament, select the ‘Newcastle Tennis Club Junior Tournament’, then choose which competition categories that junior wants to enter. 
Payment by cash or cheque, payable to ‘Newcastle Tennis Club’, care of Rachel Corrigan, 16 Tullybrannigan Road, Newcastle BT33 0DX / 07591 762061.
Contact Tournament Director, Coach Sam Clegg, for more information: / 07794 452762
Singles Events
Under 9 Boys/Girls; Under 12 Boys/Girls Novice (Green Ball); Under 12 Boys; Under 14 Boys; Under 14 Girls; Under 18 Boys; Under 18 Girls.
Doubles Events
Under 12 Mixed; Under 14 Boys; Under 14 Girls; Under 14 Mixed; Under 18 Boys; Under 18 Mixed.
Finals and Club Barbecue on Friday 4th September.
Now get those entries in! Deadline – Saturday 22 August, 6pm.

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