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Club Notes - 17th July 2011

Club Lotto & Bingo:
On Saturday 16th July 2011 the Hillview Lotto was worth €3,200.  The numbers drawn were 5-11-12-24 and there was No Winner and there were 6 people with 3 numbers, each received €20.00.
Next weeks Lotto will take place on Saturday 23RD July.  The Jackpot will now be worth €3,300.  Tickets are €1 each and can be bought from ticket sellers and at the Club Bar.  Buy-ins are also now due, €45.00 for 1 year.  If you’re not in you can’t win.

The club bingo takes place every Monday Night in St. Mary’s Hall in Irishtown, Clonmel.  The books are not expensive and the prizes are good.  Come along and enjoy the evening.  Congratulations to last week’s winner of our Jackpot.

Social Committee:
Pool Competition:
Tim Shanley and Matty Boyle will run a pool competition every Friday night starting at 9.00p.m.  Any person interested turn up on the night.  Entry fee will be €3.00 per-person.

Adult Open Americans:
Nice turn out last week on the Americano front, with a number of new participants gracing the court for the first time. This was great to see. Come on everyone else get out and give it a swing!  Regular members and friends and green fee participants are all welcome to Hillview on Friday night 7.30p.m.

Junior Tennis: Hillview Open week:
Our Club Junior Open Week will take place from Monday 8th August to Saturday 13th August 2011.  The closing Date for Entries is Friday 29th July 2011.  Entry forms are available in the tennis kiosk and the hallway and online on the club website. Get this into your calendar.

Junior Open American:
On Thursday there was a good turnout for the open American.  After some fantastic play the results are as follows:  Section One winners were Mark Stokes & Colm McCarthy.  Section Two winners were Kieran Quirke & Conor Hayes.
Come on kids get yourselves to Hillview on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10am for tennis matches organised by Ella & Betty. These friendlies should be good fun and not to be missed.

Rushbrook Open Tennis:
Last week the Rushbrook Open in tennis took place in Cobh.  Our own Eugene O’Mahoney playing some great tennis went on to win the Grade 4 Singles.  This is a great achievement.  Congratulations and well done Eugene.

Pitch and Putt:
Tuesday Social Nights:
Last Tuesday we had a very good turnout for our scramble.  There were some ladies from Cunnigar also playing on the night.  The Results were as follows:  Overall Nett Winners were Thomas Blanche, Tim Shanley & Ann Wall with 77 2/3.  The Overall Nett Runners-up were Rory O’Hanrahan, Norman Rankin & Celine Dwyer with 81.  The Gross Winners were John Fitzgerald, Con Lucey & Breda Howell with 95. Next Tuesday’s scramble will start at 7.15p.m. sharp.  Entry Fee €3.00 per-person.  Come Along and have some fun.  Open to all Club members and bring along a friend.

Andy Doyle Trophy:
The above Hillview sponsored competition will took place on Friday 15th July 2011.  The entry was good.  The results are as follows: Overall Nett Winner was Francis McNamara with 87, the Overall Nett Runner-up was Davy Hallinan with 89, The Ladies Overall Gross Winner was Kathleen Shanley with 109 (back 18), the Gent’s Overall Gross Winner was John Fitzgerald with 96, the Ladies Nett Winner was Pauline Lucey with 97 and the Gent’s Nett Winner was Rory O’Hanrahan with 93.  Congratulations to all the winners.

Hackett & Millea Cups:
The above sponsored competitions will take place on Friday 29th July.  Play will start at 10.00a.m. with the last card at 7.30p.m.  The entry fee will be €5.00 per-person.  Player of the year points available.  Also in the hole in one competition.  The Format will be Nett Strokeplay.

Ongoing Competition:
The above competition is still running but your running out of time.  €2.00 per-card.  Best 2 Cards to count.  Finishes Sunday 31st July.

Presentation Night:
The Presentation Night for all the competitions since the Open will be Friday 29th July.  All prize winners are asked to attend. Prizes for the following will be presented: Magner & Crowley Cups, Smithwick’s & Bulmer’s Original Cups, Burke & Casey Cups, Andy Doyle Trophy and the Hackett & Millea Cups.

Club Graded Matchplay’s:
To all players please note that the draws for the above competitions was made.  The first round must be played before 10th July.  Entry fee of €5.00 must be paid before you play.  The best of luck.  The finals will take place on Friday 5th August 2011 at 7.00p.m.

Munster Mixed Foursomes:
The Club qualifying round of the Munster Mixed Foursomes will take place in Hillview on Thursday 21st July 2011 at 7.00p.m.

Noel wins Munster Matchplay


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