Kirktonhill Lawn Tennis Club
Latest Update 30/07/2018:
PROMOTION FOR KIRKTONHILL LADIES!
Well Done to our Ladies team who have won promotion to Division 3! The squad includes Fiona MacDonald, Clare Donnelly, Marissa Gordon, Karen Haggarty (capt), Trish Cameron and Anna Currie. Also involved were Celia McKenna, Yvonne Gadsby-Turner and Karen Goodwin.
Back-to-back wins of 8-1 in their final two matches made all the difference and means that the team have stayed only one season in the lower division. A great all-round performance from everyone concerned.
Gents achieved their highest placing ever, with great performances all burgh. Thanks to all involved including Duggie Mackechnie, Alan Barbour, Michael Corcoran, David Corcoran, Tom Corcoran, Steven Diver, Andrew and Andy Bone
There was a great showing from Alan Barbour and Andy Bone at the Vets regional event held in Helensburgh, with runners up to Bobby Kerr and Phil Hamilton Helensburgh.
WHAT’S ON IN AUGUST
Keep watching for Huge news regarding the clubhouse........
19th August - Sponsored walk from Balloch to the tennis club, make sure you have your sponsor forms completed and handed in asap, BBQ at the end!!!
Coaching for Adult Beginners and Improvers
Monday evenings 6.30pm – 7.15pm.
£3.00 per session, paid on the night.
6 Free lessons to anyone who has joined the club for the first time.
Coach Douglas Mackechnie
Coaching continues on Saturday mornings.
Three Groups: Bring the families along. There are 3 hour-long sessions,
starting at 10.00am. A list of junior coaching dates is available in
the club house, on the club’s web site or can be emailed on request.
Sunday 3rd June French Adults Open - pm
Saturday 9th June French Juniors Open Kirktonhill in the morning
Active Schools Final in the afternoon
Sunday 24th June Tennis Marathon
21st / Sun 22nd July The Big Play-it-Like Wimbledon Weekend
Saturday 21st Juniors
Sunday 22nd Adults
Sunday 19th August Sponsored Walk,
Balloch to Kirktonhill via the cycle path.
Refreshments / BBQ etc at club house
Friday 31st August Race Night
Sunday 2nd September The Pat Leonard Mixed Tournament
Saturday 8th / 15th Sept The Mackechnie Cup for Juniors
6th October Awards Night
(+entertainment by Gracious Partys)
23rd or 24th November (TBC) Quiz Night / Raffle / Luxury Hamper raffle
•Our 12-hour marathon raised £200 for club funds. Thanks to everyone who took part or contributed in any way. For the record, the afternoon tournament was won by Anna Currie and Pat Leonard who beat Marissa Gordon and Paul Donnelly in the final.
•The charity Kitchen Table Bake for Maggie Centres raised £125.00. Again, thanks to everyone for you contributions, especially to Kim Bisley for the generous cake donation.
The 50/50 Club Winners for July:
1st Prize of £54.00 - Pat Leonard
2nd Prize of £27.00 - Celia Mckenna
3rd Prize of £9.00 - Dawn Miller
The 50/50 Club has already helped to raise over £1,200 for club funds – and the prizes keep getting better. It costs only £5.00 per month. The more people who take part, the bigger the prizes so if you would like to get involved, please contact Fiona, Karen or a member of the committee.
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The Smarties tubes keep coming.
So far last year the juniors and their families have helped raise over £700 by filling tubes with 20p pieces.
Time for the adults to step in and rise to the challenge!!
We finally got into the new clubhouse and club members are loving it. Happy kids playing games whilst waiting for siblings and happy parents sharing a cuppa and chat.
The Gents recently competed in the Junior Calcutta Cup and in league tennis, they got off to a steady start away to Helensburgh.
The Ladies team have had mixed fortunes with an defeat away but, comfortably beating Ft Matilda 6-3 in their first home match since the new club house was built.
Details of all spring/summer match fixtures are available on the club’s web site
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