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Note
Closing date for the Ashvale Creche Junior Championships has been extended to Monday 31st July at 6.00pm and for the Sinnott Skoda Senior Championships it is Thursday 3rd August at 9.00pm

Summer Action
We are at the height of the tennis season now with tons of action on the courts from 9.00am till late.
The junior daily programme and camps are proving to be a big hit and thankfully the weather has been kind to us so far.
Still loads of fun time to be had so be sure to get on down to the club and make the most of the summer season.
Ashvale Creche Junior Championshps 14th - 1th August - closing date Friday 28th July
Sinnott Skoda Senior Championships 16th - 26th August - closing date

WELCOME

Club President Robert Earls extends a warm welcome to all our new members and looks forward to meeting you all over the coming weeks.
By now all new members should have been notified of dates for your 3 indrocutory lessons, if not be sure to contact Sinead.
OPEN DAY -
SATURDAY 29TH APRIL

Our annual Open Day takes place on Saturday 29th April 2017 from 2.00pm to 6.00pm.
If you wish to try out tennis, this is the day to do it. Come along and meet the commitee and coaches and enjoy some tennis and light refreshments.
There will be excellent special membership offers on the day, each new membershp includes 3 introductory group lessons.
For further information contact Sinead Nolan, club administrator on 085 1156051

Social Tennis
Friday 3rd March is our next Social Tennis night.  It will be at 7.30pm and entry is €5.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEEETING
Members are advised that the annual general meeting of Wiclow Tennis Club takes place on Wednesday 25th January at 8.00pm in the clubhouse.
Members are also advised that tennis is not permitted for the duration of the meeting.

Happy New Year to all our members.

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Congratulations to three of our teams who have qualified for play offs / quarter finals in the DLTC Floodlight League.
Wednesday 2nd November
Men's Class 5 - last 16
Wicklow 2  V Castleknock 8 Away at 7.30pm
Monday 7th November
Men's Class 3 - Quarter Final
Wicklow 1  V Templeogue 4 Away at 7.30pm
Tuesday 8th November
Ladise Class 2 - Quarter Final
Wicklow 1 V Portmarnock 1 at home at 7.30pm
Well Done
Congratulations to the Under 14 boys's 1st team who were runners up in the final of the recent Leinster Tennis Junior Regional League.  Despite their best efforts they were beaten by a stronger Donnybrook team. Well done lads, a great display of tennis and commitment throughout the competition.

Good Luck
Best of luck to our men's 1st team who play Leopardstown in the DLTC Class 3 Summer League Semi-Final on Thursday 23rd June at home at 6.45pm.

Junior Summer Activities -
See Junior Site page for details of our action packed summer programme
'Mini Open Day for Primary Schools'
We look forward to welcoming children from the local Primary Schools to our Mini Open Day this Saturday 18th June from 4.00pm - 6.00pm.
Coach Ashley Wynne has been to each of the five main primary schools in recent weeks (still to visit the Glebe on Wednesday 29th June) and as a follow on the club has invited the children and their parents to come along to our club, enjoy some tennis and meet the coaches and committee members.
If your child is not in one of the school's below they are also welcome to come along and try tennis.
All children must wear runners.
Schools that particiapted are:
Holy Rosary National School
St. Patrick's National School
Wicklow Educate Together
Gaelscoil Chill Mhantain
The Glebe National School
New Adult Members Coaching
Coach Ashley Wynne is running the first of three adult coaching sessions for new members this Saturday 4th June 12.30pm to 1.30pm.  Text Ashley on 087 9730926 to register.

Good LuckGood Luck to our Under 12 Boys who are playing Sutton this Sunday 29th May in the final of the Leinster League at 2.00pm in Malahide Tennis Club.

WELCOME
We extend a warm welcome to all our new members who have recently joined the club.
We hope to see you on the courts very soon and that you enjoy your tennis.
OPEN DAY - SATURDAY 30TH APRIL 2016
If you would like to give tennis a try, come along to our Open Day on Saturday 30th April from 2.00pm - 6.00pm.  Our coaches and committee members will be here to assist you with any queries.
We will have excellent membership offers on this day only so don't miss out, tell your friends, family and work colleagues.
John Hughes from East Coast FM will be playing the tunes and we will have light refreshments on offer too.
Looking forward to meeting you.
Cardio Tennis Fundraiser - Saturday 9th April
Coach John Brady is hosting a  morning of Cardio Tennis to help raise funds towards our new mini courts which are currently under construction.
It will be great fun with refreshments and chat so come along and join in the fun.
Details are here


Best of luck to our 5 ladies and 4 men's teams participating in the current DLTC Winter League.

AGM
Members are advised that the AGM  takes place on Wednesday 27th Janyary at 8.00pm in the clubhouse and all are invited to attend.  

Social Tennis
Social Tennis takes place on Monday nights at 7.30pm and Wednesday mornings at 9.30am. No need to register beforehand just turn up at the above times.
Monday night €4 and Wednesday morning €2.

Big Social Tennis January 2016
On Friday 8th January we will our first Big Social Tennis of 2016.  If you wish to particiapte please email inof@wicklowtennisclub by Midday on Friday, entry is €5 and it starts at 7.30p,.
Christmas GreetingsClub President Robert Earls wishes all our members and their famililies a very Happy Christmas and a great 2016 and looks forward to seeing everyone on the courts early in the New Year.

St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Charity Tournament
This tournament will take place on Monday 21st December at 7.30pm.  Entry is €10.
Yvette Davis American Tournament in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.
Thank you to everyone who supported this event, we raised €500 for The Irish Cancer Society.

We are running the annual Yvette Davis American Tournament in aid of The Irish Cancer Society on Friday 20th November at 7.30pm.
Each year this event is very well supported and there is a fabulous perpetual Silver Plate for the winners as well as trophies for the winners and runners up.
We encourage as many members as possible to participate in this event, it is always great fun.  The club covers the expense of the floodlights and the refreshments.  Entry is €10.
If you are unable to participate we would be delighted to accept a donation on your behalf which you can drop down on the night or leave in the club with myself or a committee member prior to the event.
We will have a small raffle on then night, so if you have anything to donate to this it would be gratefully appreciated.

To register please email Sinead at info@wicklowtennisclub.com at the club no later than Midday Friday so we can arrange pairings.

AIB Mixed Doubles Open 2015
The very popular AIB Mixed Doubles Open takes place from Wednesday 21st October to Friday 13th November.This is a team event consisting of 2 ladies and 2 men all of a similar standard.  Entry forms are available here please read the rules carefully.

Closing date is Monday 12th October.

Junior Table Tennis Tournament
Ian Britchfield is running a table tennis tournament for junior members aged 10 - 15 on Saturday 3rd October from 5.30pm - 7.30pm.
Children must be able to play table tennis, be familiar with the rules and know how to serve.
Places are limited to 16 singles and 24 doubles.  Entry is €2 to cover refreshments.  To register email Sinead at info@wicklowtennis club.com
Augustus Cullen Law Autumn Cup
This tournament commences on Monday 21st September and finishes with finals on Friday 25th September.  Draws can be seen on the compeitions page.
Performance Academy - Assessment
Anyone who registered for the Performance Academy on Saturday at the launch of the Wicklow Junior Tennis Academy is invited to attend an assessment with coaches John Brady and Ashley Wynne at 5.30pm to 7.00pm this coming Monday 31st August.

Wicklow Junior Tennis Acadmey
All junior members and their parents are invoted to the launch of the Wicklow Junior Tennis Academy on Saturday 29th August from 1.15pm - 5.00pm.
Coaches John Brady and Ashley Wynne have formed this new programme for our club and look forward to welcoming you all to the club.  Details of the Autumn coaching programme will be circulted during the week and registration will take place on Saturday.
There will be draw on the day for one free six week place in the Academy, you must be there to be included, draw takes place at 5.00pm.
Big Social
This Friday 31st July we are running another of the very popular Big Social Tennis events.
If you wish to register please email Sinead at info@wicklowtennisclub.com.  Starts at 7.30pm and entry is €5.
Family Fun & Frolics at WTC
This Saturday 25th July we are running a family event at the club which will include tennis, bbq and a table quiz.
The format is that we kick off with the tennis at 5.30pm, followed by the bbq at 7.30pm and then finish up with a table quiz at 8.00pm.
Teams of two seniors and two juniors are invited to enter ( teams so not have to be made up of family members but everyone must be a club member). Children must be 10 years of age to play the tennis but may be younger to participate in the table quiz.
Entry for a team of 4 to all 3 events is €32 or €8 pp
Tennis & BBQ €6 pp
BBQ & Quiz €6 pp
Quiz only €3 pp
If you would like to join in the fun email Sinead at info@wicklowtennisclub.com

Sinnott Skoda Senior Championships 2015Details of the Sinnott Skoda Senior Championships can be seen on the Competitions page.  This tournament commences on Wednesday 12th August and will run through to finals night on Thursday 27th August.  Prizegiving will take place at a social event on Friday 28th August.

'Enjoy Tennis'
Wicklow Tennis Club is delighted to be associated with the Tennis Ireland initiative ' Enjoy Tennis'.  On Monday 8th June we welcomed members form Blue Dolphins Special Olympic Club in Wicklow Town and along with coach John Brady and a group of club volunteers we got the first of a four week programme underway.
12 members of the Blue Dolphins club participated and there was no doubt that they all enjoyed themselves.  Special thanks to our own voluteer 'hitting partners' who embraced it all so eagerly, we look forward to the next 3 Monday night sessions.
Some photos from Monday night can be seen here

Welcome to all our new mebers who have joined the club recently.  We hope you are settling in well and finding your way around.
With each new membership you are entitled to 3 free group coaching sessions.  Coaches John Brady and Ashley Wynne have been looking after these for the juniors and seniors respectivley over the past few weeks.

For those of you senior members who were unable to take up the first course of free adult lessons with Ashley she will be running another threee in July on Tuesday 7th, 14th and 21st from 7.00pm - 8.00pm.

D-Kube Saturday 16th May - Grand Hotel   
We are all set for our big event on Saturday 16th May, D-Kube kicks off at 7.15pm in The Grand Hotel and you can check out the heats here

Below is a list of all our Sponsrs who have very kindly contributed to this event.

We are delighted to annoucne Redmond Construction as our main sponsor of this event.
Redmond Construction specialise in construction projects, large builds, housing schemes and commercial developments.  They provide the complete service range for the build including the planning, design and architecture and engineering elements.  They have a dedicated team of tradesmen ensuring the project is carried out within the agreed contract parameters, is built to an exceptional high standard and meets with agreed service level agreement (SLA).
Redmond Construction are happy to meet and discuss your plans, provide a quotation following the presentation of a construction brief which they provide.  They will outline in detail what they will deliver across the project timeline.  They will in advance draft a contarct agreement following which sign an agreed SLA outlining budget paramaters, timings, quality of building standards, level of building which they will adhere to.
Thank you to Recmond Construction for their support in being our main sponsor for this event.

Sponsors
Redmond Brothers
Mundipharma
NKC Business & Tax Consultants
Diamond Bowl & Kidzone
Heatons Stores
Joe Duffy Fleeet Hire
United Drug
Intermedia
Diarmuid O'Siochain
Vincent Dodd
Moneenatieve Windfarm
The Coffee Shop
Kelly Barna
The Grand Hotel
Phil Healy's Pub
The Bridge Tavern
Ernies Bar
The Olde Forge
Wynne Tennis Academy
Ashvale Creche
Momentum Financial Services Ltd
Pineto Take Away
St. Patrick's GAA Club
Joe & Gretta Kavanagh
Inbhear Dee Athletic Club
Wicklow Enterprise Centre
Ashford Athletics Club
ARC Design Architecture
Tiles Direct
The Sports Room
Solution Managment Associates Ltd
Llyods Pharmacies
Wicklow Pharmacy
Sinnott Autos Ltd
Astron Engineering
Wicklow Sailing Club
O'Neills Electronical
Floods Menswear
Sherry Fitzgerald Wicklow Catherine O'Neill
Vartru Garage Kia
Glenealy Hurling Club
Eden Beauty Group
Kenneth Quinn Builder
Simon Kelly
Michael Collins Pharmacy
Clarke Delahunt Auctioneers
Wicklwo Rugby Club
Pure Fintness Gyms
The Q Club
WH. Scott Lifting
Rathnew GAA Club
M & D Engineering
S.V.Delahunt Ltd
Supervalu Wicklow
Butlers Pharmacy
Conney Parle Accountants
Noltek Office Supplies
Avenger Alarms
Spendlove Furniture Greystones
Marios Diner
Wicklow Kabs
Mick's Barbers
Inverdea Financial Services
McCrea Funeral Undertakers
All Watch Alarms
D& W Crash Repairs
County Hooper Dolan Insurances Ltd
Powers Centra Rathnew
Dooley Poynton Auctioneers
Packex Industries Ltd
Amanda's Hair Salon
Byrnes Furniture & Gift Shop
Derek Dunne Butchers
Gelletlie's Jewellery
Martsowrth Ashford
Cullen Butchers
Next Door Off Licence
AIB
The Mystic Celt
Carol Byrne
Connie Hughes
David Richards
Wardrobe
Donnellis Cafe & Wine Bar
The Real Woman
Tinakilly House Hotel
John Linnane Motors
Blooming Baskets
Butlers Pharmacy
Kellys & Mangan Pharmacy Group
Wicklow Chiropractic & Sports Massage Clinic

Thank you to each everyon one of our sponsors, we are most appreciative of your support.

Cost of entry to the event is €20 per person and available in following locations:
Clubhouse - 9.00am - 12.00pm or any fundraising committee member
Gelletlie's Jewllery shop beside Bank of Ireland
The Sports Room - beside the Post Office
The Grand Hotel - reception

You could get on board as a sponsor
Take an advert in our brochure - €100 quarter page, €200 half page, €400 full page
Make a donation
Provide a prize for the raffle / auction.

New Members 2015
Introductory Event
Everyone who has joined the club this year is invited to come along to an introductory session on Sunday 10th May from 6.00pm - 7.00pm.  This will include a small talk on the club followed by a Q & A session and then it is out onto the courts with club coaches John Brady and Ashely Wynne.  
We have extended our special offers for a few weeks so don't worry if you were not able to make it on the day you are still welcome to join.

For information on membership prices please contact Sinead on 085 1156051 or info@wicklowtennisclub.com

Big Social Tennis Friday 20th March 7.30pm
Entry €5, email Sinead by Midday on Friday if you wish to register at info@wicklowtennislcub.com

Make A Wish Charity Events
We are running two fundraising events on Monday 16th March and Friday 27th March in aid of Make A Wish Childrens Charity.
Monday 16th March - Family table quiz at 8.00pm and entry is €20 per table.
Friday 27th March- Junior / Senior Tournament at 7.30pm and entry is €10 per pairing. This event is limited to 15 pairings.

Raffle tickets are available in the clubhouse from Sinead or at either of the two events.

Special thanks to the following members who have sponsored prizes:
Niall McCrea -McCreas Floritsts €50 Bouquet
Alex Silva- sports massage/physical thereapy treatment or 5 beginner/intermediate pilates classes
Ciara Kavanagh & Mark Williams -The Sports Room -Nike tennis runners
Niamh Cherry Landscaper - Something for the garden
Peter Farrell - one hours tennis coaching
Ashley Wynne -  one hours tennis coaching
Diamond Bowl & Kidzone -  2 x Vouchers
Kerry Anne Seymour - 10 x €5 truly scrumptious vouchers, sweets & wine
Rosemary Morrissey - Amanda's Hair Salon voucher
Ciaran Bilington - Coffee Shop voucher
Coty Cosmetics - 2 bags of assorted cosmetics valued at €100 each
plus lots more!

Mini & Midi Blitz 7th March
Coach Peter Finnegan is running a Mini & Midi blitz on Saturday 7th March as the following times:
11.00am - 12.00pm 4, 5, 6 & 7 year olds
12.00pm - 1.00pm 8, 9, 10 & 11 year olds.
Entry €3 (prize & refreshments).
Please email Sinead at info@wicklowtennisclub.com with your child's name and age if you wish to enter.
Mini & Midi Blitz 21st February
Coach John Brady is running a Mini & Midi blitz on Saturday 21st February at the following times:
3.00pm - 4.00pm 4, 5, 6, & 7 year olds
4.00pm - 5.00pm 8, 9, 10 & 11 year olds.
Entry €3 (for a medal and refreshments).
Please email Sinead at info@wicklowtennisclub.com
with your child's name & age if you wish to enter.

DLTC Winter League
Best of luck to our 5 ladies and 4 men's teams participating in the DLTC  Winter League which kicks off on Sunday 25th January.

AGM
Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting of Wicklow Tennis Club takes place on Wednesday 21st January 2015 at 8.00pm in the clubhouse.

Social Tennis December 29th.
On Monday 29th December at 7.00pm there will be a Social Tennis event. This is open to all members aged 14 or over and entry is €4 to cover lights and refreshments.  If you would like to participate please text Liz Doyle on 086 8520505.

Annual St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Charity  Tournament.
Thank you to everyone who supported our fundraiser on 5th December.  We raised €400 from players and those who made a donation.  All monies raised will go towards helping families in our community this Christmas.

Yvette Davis Annual American Tournament
The very popular Yvette Davis American Tournament will take place on Friday 17th October at 7.30pm.
This is the clubs annual fundraiser for the Irish Cancer Society and is always very well supported by members. Prizes are kindly donated by Anne and Eamonn O'Malley.
Entry is €10 with all proceeds going directly to the Irish Cancer Society.
Please email Sinead at info@wicklowtennisclub.com if you wish to participate.  If you are unable to play, a donation would be very welcome on the night or to any committee member prior to the event.
Thank you.
Augustus Cullen Law Autumn Cup
This very popular event takes place week commencing 22nd September.  There will be 3 nights of round robins with finals on Friday night 26th September followed by prizegiving and a lovely hot supper. 

Social Tennis

For the duration of the DLTC floodlit league Social Tennis will take place on Sunday nights,
5th, 11th, 19th October.Social Tennis resumes week commencing 1st September 2014. No need to register beforehand, on Monday nights arrive to the club before 7.30pm and bring 4 euro and on Wednesday mornings we start at 9.30am, 2euro. This is a great opportunity for new members to meet other members and get started / restarted with their tennis. Any queries give Sinead a call on 085 1156051 and she will gladly assist.

Senior Championships 2014

The Sinott Skoda Senior Championships take place from 11th to 29th August. Details of the draw are on the Competitions Page

Junior Championships 2014

The Ashvale Creche Junior Championships take place from 5th to 16th August. Details are on the Junior Page.


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