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Club Notes - 3rd July 2011

Club Lotto & Bingo:
On Saturday 2nd July 2011 the Hillview Lotto was worth €3,000.  The numbers drawn were 10-13-16-23 and there was No Winner and there were 3 people with 3 numbers, each received €40.00.
Next weeks Lotto will take place on Saturday 9th July.  The Jackpot will now be worth €3,100.  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.

Munster Summer Cup:
Ulrik Nyberg and his squad of Grade 5 players (Justin Foley, Anne Marie Moroney and Kathleen McGrath) set off for Limerick lawn last Monday to meet a very strong home side. The decider was a super mixed to decide who went through. Limerick won by a narrow margin. The club Grade 4 ladies team, captained by Teresa Drohan takes on Lower Aghada on the 17th July- best of luck.

Senior Open Circuit:
Nuala Smith headed to Kilkenny last week and with Aoife Murphy lifted the ladies grade 3 doubles, while Eugene Fogarty joined up with Pat Brett of Kilkenny to loose in the men’s doubles grade 3. Martin Ormond joined forces with Dick McCarthy to take the Premier men’s doubles. Well done to all and keep on trucking. Meanwhile over in Wimbledon Mary & George Barry were making their first appearance on centre court, as seen on TV! Well done Mary, we always knew you could reach these dizzy heights, with a little help from George.

Open Americans:
We will give it another go next Friday 8th of July at 7.30, let’s B there! Again we would love to see you out in force for an easy evening of tennis. Do bring a friend along and we would also welcome other green fee paying players who might like to sample the tennis at Hillview. Beginners and more experienced players are all welcome.

Simon’s departure:
As we are gathering to give Simon Simecek a send off next Friday in the Clubhouse at around 9pm, all are invited to drop by.

Summer League Finals:
Tennis galore played last Friday in the summer league final. Great talent on display by all participants. Nadal (team), before his defeat at Wimbledon succumbed at Hillview to the greatness of the Federer team. Well done then to the “Federers”, who wear the champions crown for this year; Evan Fitzgerald, Niall Hoctor, Aisling Deeley (Capt.) and Anna Carey. The Nadals were Eoin Hoctor, Cormac Hennessy, Aishling Whelan (Capt.) and Brian Lynch.

Junior Open American:
Starting this Tuesday and Thursday 5th & 7th of July at 10 am and for the summer time, these round robin friendlies should be good fun and not to be missed.

Pitch and Putt:
Burke & Casey Cups:
The above Ladies and Gent’s Cups will take place on Friday 8th July 2011.  The entry fee will be €5.00 per-person.  The start time will be 12.00 noon and the Last card will be at 7.30p.m.  Prizes are Gross Winners, Gross Runners-up and Nett Winner in both competitions.  Come along and Support.

Smithwick’s and Bulmer’s Original Cups:
The Finals of the Ladies Bulmer’s Original Cup and the Gent’s Smithwick’s Cup took place on Friday 1st July at 7.00p.m.  Both Matches were very close.  The Ladies went to the 35th and the Gent’s went to the 34th.  The results are as follows:  Ladies Bulmer’s Original Cup: Winner Michelle McCarthy and Runner-up Pauline Lucey.  Gent’s Smithwick’s Cup: Winner Liam McNamara and Runner-up Davy Hallinan.  Congratulations to everyone.

Tuesday Social Nights:
On Tuesday 28th June we ran a 36hole scramble. Once again we had a very good turnout.  The result is as follows: Nett Winners were Joe Hickey, Breda Howell & Tom Noonan with 76 2/3.  Nett Runners-up were Liam McNamara, Francis McNamara & Frank Darrer with 78.  The Gross Winners were John Fitzgerald, Norman Rankin & Paddy O’Hanrahan with 87.

Ongoing Competition:
A new ongoing competition will start on Monday 4th July and continue until Sunday 31st July.  The entry fee will be €2.00 per-card.  Your best 2 cards will count.  Prizes will be Nett Winner, Runner-up and Gross in both the ladies and gent’s.

The Presentation Night for all the competitions since the Open will be Friday 29th July.  All prize winners are asked to attend.

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.

From beginnings in 1939


Noel wins Munster Matchplay

Photos from past events at Hillview

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Photos from past events at Hillview


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