Published on 2013-01-19 08:58:00
The CTR tennis academy is a fabulous tennis facility and they are offering great value in tennis holidays for individuals or groups.All packages can be tailored to meet your groups needs.For more information contact Rob on 086-8215333.CTR Tennis Acad
Published on 2013-01-19 08:28:00
We have already run a great Professional Stringer course in Cobh, near Cork and so we return for another on Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd March 2013.This two-day course runs from 9.30am to 4.30pm each day and the venue will be the splendid Rushbrooke Lawn
Published on 2013-01-17 06:05:00
Source Health & Fitness are looking for an Assistant coach to aid in a busy programme on Tuesdays from 4:30-6:30pm.It will be indoors.Tennis Ireland / PTR Tennis Qualification / Tennis 10's /Assistant Coach qualification necessary.Applications/Enquir
Published on 2012-11-03 10:42:00
Karen Barry - Womens Babolat Cork Tennis League Winner
Published on 2012-11-03 10:41:00
Brian Hennessy - Mens Babolat Cork Tennis League Winner
Published on 2012-10-25 05:00:00
Here's a great opportunity to learn how to string or to learn more about stringing. The course is a Professional Stringers Course and will be held on Saturday and Sunday the 10th and 11th of November
Published on 2012-10-17 17:05:00
Hi all,The first annual Munster Challenge Cup will take place February 2013.
Published on 2012-10-10 15:38:00
As mentioned in a previous post the finals of the Munster junior club competitions took place at the weekend in Sundays Well and history was made.Bishopstown won the Maher Sports Cup, the oldest Cup of all the junior competitions, and in doing so became the first team to ever retain it.
Published on 2012-10-08 17:05:00
Tennis Ireland National Tennis AcademyThe BNP Paribas National Tennis Academy is a Programme designed by Tennis Ireland to bring the top Irish players to one central location where they can train with players of a similar ability and develop their skills under one roof at Dublin City University (DCU).HistoryThe National Tennis Academy began in 2003 at Westwood Leopardstown in the South of Dublin where Technical Director Garry Cahill (pictured below) brought together seven young junior players to [..]
Published on 2012-10-08 16:50:00
The finals of the Munster Junior Club competitions took place yesterday in Sundays Well Tennis Club with some fabulous tennis played throughout all age groups.Rushbrooke U-18 team won their final 5-1 against Limerick Lawn and in doing so gave the club their second Munster Title of the year.A few weeks previous the senior team won The Munster Senior Cup in a hard fought match in
Published on 2012-10-08 16:28:00
Here's a good tennis blog which keeps you up to date on the world of international tennis.
Published on 2012-10-06 03:40:00
MUNSTER BRANCH TENNIS IRELANDJUNIOR CUP/SHIELD COMPETITIONS FINALS’ DAY 7TH OCTOBER 2012VENUE: SUNDAY’S WELL BOATING & TENNIS CLUBU12 MAHER SPORTS CUPBISHOPSTOWN VS LARKSPUR CASHELU12 MAHERS SPORTS SHIELDKILLALOE/BALLINA OR ENNIS VS ST. ANNE’S WATERFORD.U14 CUPST. ANNE’S WATERFORD VS TRAMOREU14 SHIELDNENAGH VS LARKSPUR CASHELU.18 CUPRUSHBROOKE VS LIMERICK LAWNREFEREES: STEPHEN MCCARTHY/CAROLINE LAWLOR
Published on 2012-10-01 09:45:00
Below is a section of an article written by Tony O Donoghue, Limerick Lawn, on the Munster Senior Cup.
Published on 2012-09-27 16:14:00
Well after 6 months of competitions, beginning in Rushbrooke and finishing in Bandon, the results for the Babolat Cork Tennis League are in.Womens:Karen Barry - 44 pointsAnne o Hea - 28 pointsTanya Gargan - 24 pointsSheila Stokes - 18 pointsMaria O Reilly - 16 pointsTrish O Leary - 8 pointsMajella Daly - 5 pointsLiz Moore - 3 pointsMens:Brian Hennessy - 59 pointsAidan Cotter - 38 pointsJohn Murphy - 24 pointsSenan Ahern - 13 pointsSo congratulations to the winners of this years league, Karen and [..]
Published on 2012-09-27 16:04:00
Bandon Open finished last weekend after another very successful open.Results:MD3 - Aidan Cotter/Ger Finan V Jim Connolly/Jeremy Forde 7-6, 6-2WD3 - Jesse Morris/Catherine Norman V Lisa Murray/Maggie O Toole 6-3, 6-4MX3 - Rom Preston/Aidan Cotter V Maggie O Toole/Donal Linehan 6-4, 3-6, 6-4MD4 - Stephen McCarthy/Liam Murphy V Barry Connolly/Colm McDonagh 6-3, 6-4WD4 - Anne Marie Collins/Gillian Wall V Siobhan Cronin/Shirley Kenneally 6-2, 2-6, 6-2MX4 - Mary McGarry/Colm McDonagh V Anne Marie Coll [..]
Published on 2012-09-19 14:26:00
Is there such a thing as too much coaching?Don't get me wrong, I think coaching plays an hugely important part in the development of a child's game and certainly sets them on the right path if they are to make anything of themselves in their tennis careers.So why then do I ask this question? Well I suppose basing it on my own child hood experiences and having watched kids playing tournaments of all levels for the last number of years, I see very few, if any kids actually enjoying the game.And I [..]
Published on 2012-09-19 14:12:00
Probably the most eagerly awaited open all summer with it's new courts and new lights.The club now has 5 courts all with Tiger Turf surface. The fifth court was added recently, with all existing surfaces upgraded to Tiger Turf, and new lighting.And to go along with the new courts and lights, Ballinlough also have a new website.
Published on 2012-09-17 14:35:00
Calling all tennis players.Inter firm tournament entry forms now available.All the proceeds will again go to the Irish Cancer Society and hopefully all clubs and players will again support this event.Last year was a brilliant event with huge numbers competing.Please get the word out to fellow players.Early entry advisable.For more details contact Eamonn on 0879863805.
Published on 2012-09-06 07:11:00
Published on 2012-08-30 16:36:00
This was a Guest Post by Brenda Panin. Brenda is a web content writer forhttp://www.clubcoops.com.au/brisbane-tennis/tennis/,
Published on 2012-08-28 12:45:00
Results:MD 1: Vince Lawton/Rob Murphy V Duncan Cronin/Conor Kelly 6-3, 3-6, 6-3WD 1: Helen Barrett/Mary McCarthy V Karen Barry/Joanna Riordan 3-6, 6-2, 6-4MX 1: Joanna Riordan/Rob Murphy V Danielle Geary/Conor Kelly 7-5, 6-4MD 2: Conor McCarthy/Shazhad Khan Hussain V Derek Lane/Vince Lawton 6-4, 1-6, 6-4MX 2: Round Robin Winners: Jennifer Haugh/Conor McCarthyWD 2/3: Mary Power/Linda Quinn V Siobhan Fahy/Carol Leland 4-6, 6-4, 7-5MD 3: Aidan Cotter/Jeremy Forde V Joe Hanly/Will Hickey 6-3, 7-5MX [..]
Published on 2012-08-28 12:30:00
Results:MS1: Sam Thompson V Niall Chandler 6-3, 6-2MS 2: Seamus Flavin V Shazhad Khan Hussain 6-0, 6-4LS 2: Connie Creed V Jane Daly 6-3, 6-3MS 3: Shazhad Hussain Khan V John Ryan 3-6, 6-1, 7-6LS 3: Mairead Neary V Monica Twomey 3-6, 6-3, 6-4MS 4: Cian Hammond V Daniel Bray 7-6, 6-7, 6-0LS 4: Ger O Callaghan V Lisa Murphy 6-4, 7-5MS 5: Brian Hennessy V Ger Rice 4-6, 6-4, 6-4LS 5: Christina Broderick V Lorna Power 7-5, 6-2MS 6: Kevin Sheehan V Kevin Nyhan 6-2, 6-2LS 6: Monica Campion V Anne O Hea [..]
Published on 2012-08-27 17:16:00
Two new articles have being added by resident physio Claire Byrne.In these articles Claire discusses Low Back Pain and a topic that has affected most tennis players, Tennis Elbow.To read these articles and Claire's previous submissions follow this link.As always many thanks to Claire for taking the time and effort to put together such informative articles for us all to benefit from.
Published on 2012-08-25 08:37:00
Published on 2012-08-23 06:16:00
New website for one of Cork's up and coming clubs.www.whitechurchtennis.comThis site gives you all the information you need to get involved in one of the most active clubs in Cork.Why not click on the link and see what Whitechurch tennis club can offer you
Published on 2012-08-16 09:09:00
The following is the updated league table with only a few events remaining.Women:Karen Barry - 36 pointsSheila Stokes - 18 pointsAnne O Hea - 18 pointsTanya Gargan - 15 pointsMaria O Reilly - 11 pointsMajella Daly - 5 pointsLinda Murphy - 3 pointsMen:Brian Hennessy - 45 pointsAidan Cotter - 21 pointsSenan Ahern - 13 pointsJohn Murphy - 11 points.If anyone feels they have being left out or their scores are incorrect please let me know.
Published on 2012-08-16 08:58:00
MS 1 - Kevin Rea V Eoin McGovern 1-6, 7-5, 6-3LS 1 - Niamh Coveney V Deirdre Collins 6-1, 6-1MD 1 - Rob Leahy/Paul Fitzgerald V James Crowe/CJ Kelly 6-0, 6-2MX 1 - Niamh Coveney/Paul Fitzgerald V Deirdre Collins/James Crowe 6-4, 6-4MS 2 - Kevin O Keeffe V Conor McCarthy 7-6, 6-2MD 2 - Mark Hannon/Sam Thompson V Gary Stack/Eddie Ronayne 6-2, 6-4LD 2 - Clodagh Fitzgerald/Siobhan Murray V Carol Daly/Sinead Power 2-6, 6-2, 6-4MX 2 - Aine Kiernan/Kevin O Keeffe V Carol Daly/Colin Laffan 7-6, 6-2MS 3 [..]
Published on 2012-08-16 08:39:00
MD 3 - Jeremy Forde/Leo O Leary V Eoin/Kevin Moynihan 6-0, 6-3LD 3 - Jesse Morris/Catherine Noonan V Louise/Monica Twomey 6-1, 6-2MX 3 - Suzanne Hayes/Shaz Hussain Khan V Jesse Morris/Jeremy Forde 6-4, 3-6, 6-3MD 4 - Aidan McNamara/Michael Waldron V Dermot Carberry/Vincent O Donoghue 6-2, 6-2LD 4 - Rhea Monkhouse/Ger O Callaghan V Emma Crowley/Jacqui O Mahony 3-6, 7-6, 7-6MX 4 - Kitty Collins/Brendan Noonan V Sinead McClew/Donal Barry 7-5, 6-3MD 5 - Denis McCarthy/Nigel Smith V Brendan Lynch/Ola [..]
Published on 2012-08-16 07:46:00
MX 1/2 - Toni O Keeffe/Frank McDonnell V Karen Barry/Aylmer Barrett 2-6, 6-1, 6-0MD 1/2 - Alex Coleman/Rob Murphy V Paul Cotter/Joe Donovan 3-6, 6-3, 6-4MD 3 - Eoin/Kevin Moynihan V Nick Cloke/Shaz Hussain Khan 6-4, 6-4LD 3 - Emma Crowley/Mairead Neary V Louise/Monica Twomey 6-3, 2-6, 6-2MX 3 - Monica Twomey/Shaz Hussain Khan V Mairead Neary/Dave Murphy 6-4, 6-4MD 4 - Ronan Conway/John O Donovan V Senan Ahern/Damien O Donovan 6-2, 4-6, 6-2LD 4 - Helena O Brien/Joan O Sullivan V Emma Crowley/Aoif [..]
Published on 2012-08-16 07:02:00
The following are the results of the open events from Argideen Vale.MS 1 - Niall Casey v Mike Warren 7-6, 2-6, 6-4WS 1 - Mary Claire McCarthy V Marie Duffy 6-3, 6-2MD 1 - Rob Murphy / Mike Warren V Aylmer Barrett / Donal Neary 7-5, 6-0WD 1 - Karen Barry / Joanna O Riordan V Mary Claire McCarthy / Louise Nestor 6-4, 3-6, 6-3MX 1 - Karen Barry / Rob Murphy V Marie Duffy / Declan Malone 6-2, 6-4Babolat Cork Tennis League points:Karen Barry 13 points.
Published on 2012-08-02 08:43:00
Director of TennisRushbrooke Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club is one of Munster’s largest and prodigious clubs with a great history in National, Provincial and Local tennis. The club has 9 Omni and 2 grass courts with a very active senior and junior membership. We are now looking to appoint a Director of Tennis to lead the coaching and playing element of these plans. We currently have between 6 and 7 hundred all categories of members.The selected person will be an independent contractor to Rushbro [..]
Published on 2012-06-25 09:56:00
Here's a great opportunity to learn how to string or to learn more about stringing.
Published on 2012-06-21 17:41:00
As well as the tournament schedule being well underway so too is the Babolat Cork Tennis League, and here is the league table following the first five tournaments.WomenKaren Barry - 20 pointsSheila Stokes - 13 pointsMaria O Reilly - 11 pointsAnne O Hea - 7 pointsMajella Daly - 5 pointsTanya Gargan - 3 pointsLinda Murphy - 3 pointsMenAidan Cotter - 21 pointsJohn Murphy - 3 points.If anyone has any queries regarding the scores please let me know and I will look into it for you.There are still plen [..]
Published on 2012-06-21 17:32:00
The Munster Senior Open as its name suggests is one of the big ones.
Published on 2012-06-21 16:58:00
A tournament that is definitely on the way up.
Published on 2012-06-21 16:27:00
Douglas Senior Open was next on the agenda and this open attracted big numbers in all events and this provided some very competitive matches all week long.Results:MD 1/2 - Donal Neary/Mike Warren V Antoine Bercy/Ger Finan 7-6, 4-6, 6-4LD 1/2 - Orla Hosford/Mary Claire McCarthy V Karen Barry/Jennifer Haugh 6-2, 6-2MX 1/2 - Karen Barry/Aylmer Barrett V Un Ryle/David McCarthy 6-2, 4-6, 7-6MD 3 - Aidan Cotter/John Ryan V Rob Jenkins/Leo O Leary 6-4, 6-1LD 3 - Tara Higgins/Kate Humpreys V Sandra Higg [..]
Published on 2012-06-21 14:56:00
Hi guys, have being missing for a few weeks there, sorry about that!Ok let's catch up on the recent tournament results starting with Bishopstown.MD 1/2 - Mike Warren/Derek Smith V Conor Kelly/John Porter 6-4, 6-3LD 1/2 - Connie Creed/Marie Duffy V Karen Barry/Jennifer Haugh 6-4, 6-1MX 1/2 - Connie Creed/Conor Kelly V Siobhan Murray/Rob Murphy 6-4, 6-2MD 3 - Aidan Cotter/John Ryan V Anthony Coughlan/Rob Sheahan 6-3, 6-3LD 3 - Paula Mulcahy/Monica Twomey V Dolores Fitzgerald/Patricia O Connor 2-6, [..]
Published on 2012-05-23 05:28:00
James McGee is currently Ireland's top tennis player and the recent hero of Ireland's Davis Cup win in Egypt.James has started what should be a very interesting blog on life as a professional player.http://jamesmcgeetennis.wordpress.com/It gives people, in particular our up and coming stars, an insight into what to expect if they decide to go the professional route.
Published on 2012-05-08 09:50:00
Published on 2012-05-04 10:10:00
Published on 2012-05-04 05:31:00
Mitchelstown Tennis Club was founded in 1892, making it one of the oldest clubs around.
Published on 2012-05-04 05:15:00
Hi allThe next event on the Babolat Cork Tennis League calender starts this weekend in Bishopstown.You can still enter the league and be in with your chance to win €500 worth of Babolat stock, rackets included.Details for entry are available on this link.Entry fee must be paid before you play and this can be done by clicking the Buy Now button on the linked page or to arrange another means of payment you can contact me on 086-8215333.Remember you are not entered until you pay.
Published on 2012-05-03 07:44:00
Ok the draws are the done the schedule is up, all we need now is to let the games begin!Hope the weather improves for the weekend and best of luck to all the competitors and organisers.Check out your draw here.
Published on 2012-05-02 08:09:00
In February Nadal and his uncle Toni tested this racket and were very impressed with the results.
Published on 2012-05-01 16:35:00
Below on the previous post watch Andy Murray try it.
Published on 2012-05-01 16:33:00
Published on 2012-05-01 15:41:00
Indoor Tennis in Cork for a Rainy Day It's May and it's raining but Sports Village Cork has the solution to keep you playing through a wet summer.Sports Village Cork Eden Hall, Model Farm Road, Cork
Published on 2012-05-01 10:49:00
Published on 2012-04-30 15:38:00
Starting on the 6th of May is Bishopstown open doubles.
Published on 2012-04-30 05:00:00
To all Clubs looking for members !!!!Tennis Ireland has announced Saturday 7th July as Ireland’s first National Tennis Day.The idea behind this important initiative is simple: on July 7th tennis clubs should run an ‘Open Day’, where all comers are invited to come along and try the game. The purpose is to use the event as a way of actively recruiting new club members. A number of clubs ran Open Days in 2011, and the response was universally positive, with new members bringing new income to [..]
Published on 2012-04-26 04:26:00
Hi All ,Hope you and your clubs are very busy with Tennis related activities coming into the summer months . Hopefully the showers will dis-appear and the sunshine will stay !As you will remember Tennis Ireland in conjunction with Munster Branch held an information road show in Mitchlestown on March 28th . This event was very well attended on the night and we said that we would inform you when the information discussed on the night would be available on the Tennis Ireland Site .All of the power [..]
Published on 2012-04-20 14:18:00
This is the second article supplied by Physiotherapist, Claire Griffin.I hope you find it as interesting as I have.Ankle sprainsI’m sure that everybody knows at least one person who takes part in sport who has sustained a sprained ankle, as it is a very common sporting injury.
Published on 2012-04-13 08:13:00
Irish Tennis has so much to thank Conor Niland for over recent years. The end of a career happens to everybody and it is a sad day when it arrives but it is not made easier when it is forced upon you.Conor Niland retired yesterday from Professional tennis due to an ongoing problem with his hips.
Published on 2012-04-11 16:35:00
Well another successful start to the season for Rushbrooke Tennis Club.
Published on 2012-04-06 17:34:00
The league has begun this weekend and the entrants to date are:Maria O ReillyTanya GarganAnn O HeaLinda MurphyEadaoin O RiordanSheila StokesMajella DalyLiz MooreKaren BarryJames CooneyConor KellyAidan CotterKevin DayPeter HowieBrian HennessyJason PrestonShaz HasanJohn MurphyTim RyanEntries will be accepted throughout the season, but results won't be backdated so enter early. The next counting event is Bishopstown open Doubles.
Published on 2012-04-06 17:27:00
The first open of the year is underway at Rushbrooke and it's a big one. With over 260 entrants it's proving to be a busy weekend in Cobh.So far the weather has being good and the tennis hasn't disappointed either and with a full schedule ahead for the next two days to be ready for finals day on Monday, there is lots of tennis to be played.If you're looking for something to do this weekend you could do a lot worse than to pop into Rushbrooke.
Published on 2012-03-19 07:51:00
The Babolat Cork Tennis League will go ahead this year.Entrants to date are:Majella Daly,Liz Moore,Sheila Stokes,Karen Barry,Anne O Hea,James Cooney,Conor Kelly,Aidan Cotter,Kevin Day,Peter Howie,Brian Hennessy,Jason Preston,Shaz Hassan,John Murphy.Remember entries can be now taken at any stage, but results will not be backdated so enter before you play.
Published on 2012-03-15 18:36:00
Tennis Ireland in conjunction with Munster Branch will hold a number of information sessions in the coming weeks on the latest developments in tennis in Ireland . All of your clubs have been notified from the Tennis Ireland Offices therefore this is just a reminder and also flavor of what is coming up at the session for those of you who may not have been aware . A poster is also attached above which could be placed on your notice board/web site .There are four main headings :A number of new init [..]
Published on 2012-03-08 12:31:00
Think you know sports?, fancy yourself at predicting results, well here's your chance.
Published on 2012-03-08 12:15:00
News from Lower Aghada Tennis & Sailing ClubExciting Club Developments: Resurfacing of Courts 1 - 4This month sees exciting developments for the club, as courts 1 to 4 are resurfaced.Work commences this weekend, with the old surface being removed on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th. The contractor will come on site on Monday 12th to begin preparation work for the laying of new ‘Tiger Turf’ courts, the surface chosen after trials and consultations with numerous other clubs nationwide.Weather per [..]
Published on 2012-02-29 09:44:00
Shoulder pain / Rotator cuff tendinopathyArticle written by Claire Griffin.The shoulder joint is the most complex joint in the body, compromising stability for mobility.
Published on 2012-02-28 06:17:00
I would like to take this opportunity to thank Claire for agreeing to write for the blog.
Published on 2012-02-27 17:39:00
The Tennis Ireland Annual Awards ceremony took place last weekend in Naas with various awards being presented to the best in their field. Our top players were acknowledged in both junior and senior categories and hopefully they will all build on their successes in 2011 and make 2012 another memorable year for Irish tennis. 2012 has started in the best possible manner with success on the world stage. Our ladies O-45 team had an amazing win in the World Team Championships in San Diego and the team [..]
Published on 2012-02-14 16:59:00
Kinsale Tennis Club is
Published on 2012-02-13 15:17:00
Calling all vets, St. Annes vets open will take place from Friday the 9th of March until Sunday the 11th of March.St. Annes have a lovely facility and always put on a great event.
Published on 2012-02-13 15:09:00
Mitchelstown Lawn Tennis Club - Fun Casino NightOn Saturday 3rd March, Mitchelstown Lawn Tennis Club will host a Fun Casino Night in the Firgrove Hotel, Mitchelstown. This is the second year of this event and last year it was a magnificent night’s entertainment. Mark and Glen from Junction Productions together with their team of professional croupiers are back on board this year to make sure this year’s event is even better!The evening will begin with a Champagne reception in the foyer of th [..]