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Wednesday 22 November 2017

Exciting finale to tournament at Wicklow Tennis Club

Paul Hayes and Carol Davies receiving their cup from sponsor Gus Cullen and captain Jean Baker
Paul Hayes and Carol Davies receiving their cup from sponsor Gus Cullen and captain Jean Baker

The finals of the Augustus Cullen Law Autumn Cup took place last Friday evening at Wicklow Tennis Club in lovely balmy weather.

24 finalists took to the courts at 7.30 p.m. and two hours later, after some thrilling tennis, six winners and six runners up emerged.

Club captain Jean Baker welcomed everyone to the club and expressed sincere thanks to the sponsor Gus Cullen for his continued support in sponsoring this very popular event in the club calendar. A fabulous hot supper supplied by Ciaran Billington of the Coffee Shop followed and everyone present enjoyed themselves into the small hours.

The results were: Group A Winners: Hannah Gormley and Tomás Morrissey, Runners up : Nessa Byrne and Sean Garland. Group B Winners: Carol Davies and Paul Hayes, Runners up: Karen O'Sullivan and Jim Mercer: Group C Winners: John Harkin and Niamh Tarrant, Runners up: Margaret Brightling and Graeme Lang

Coach Ashley Wynne has some adult morning classes getting underway this week in the form of Rusty Rackets, Cardio Tennis and Skills and Drills. Any member interested in participating can contact Ashley directly on (087) 9730926.

Coach John Brady is running a Pizza 'n' Play this Friday from 4.45 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. for junior members aged 10 to 16.

Entry is €5 and it limited to the first 24 who register, details on registration have been sent on by email.

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