LTC 16th JUNIOR OPEN – THANK YOU

Written by ColmH

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Many thanks to all our members who helped out in so many ways with the 16th Junior Open at LTC! It was an excellent Junior Open with a very high standard of tennis from all 234 participants! In particular I want to thank:
• David Wilson – our Tournament referee who took on the role at short notice and who arranged the tournament to run very smoothly and had a great rapport with the boys & girls & parents
• John Holmes – our Tournament Director who was the main organiser
• Michael & David Hassett; looked after the check in; recorded the scores; dealt with any questions
• John Hassett who set up the software package and organised the draw which ran so smoothly
• Aoife & Aifric Whelan in the shop along with help from Mary Tait, Eithne Byrne, Jayne Callaghan, Claire Callaghan, Mairead O’Reilly, Dervla O’Brien, Marianne Johnson, Moya Farrell, Jackie Wallace, Jill O’Broin, Ciara Whelan, Philo Hassett
• John Holmes, Andy Whelan, Philo Hassett, John Hassett, Gerry Cagney, Michael Hassett and David Hassett who umpired matches.
• Rosa Stephens at Leinster Branch for her excellent support
• Jackie Wallace, Gillian Quirke, Orlaith Cagney, Simon Groves, Brian Meade, Paula Christian, Marianne Johnson and John Fitzgerald who supervised the U10 Round Robins
• Deirdre Hayden who kept everything neat & tidy and advised and helped regarding the shop & catering & services
• Gerry Cagney – looked after all services and organised the umpires chairs
• Greystones LTC who very kindly lent us their 4 umpires chairs
• Deirdre Hayden, Oliver Dennison, Mairead O’Reilly, Eithne Byrne and others who provided scones & cakes & tarts for the shop
Do take a look at the LTC website for photos of the LTC Junior Open!
And a special thanks to all the mothers and fathers who came disguised as managers, personal assistants, physiotherapists, counsellors, drivers – and offered their support and encouragement.
We look forward to seeing even more LTC Juniors involved next year! If you could help us find a sponsor for our Junior Open in 2014 that would be great!
Colm Holmes, LTC President & Secretary

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