• Club News

    Drive Slow

    The Club is getting busier now with the schools beginning to break up and kid’s clubs & camps starting soon, so please SLOW DOWN in the car park and adhere to the 10kmh max speed limit at all times.

    Club Driveway

    We have had a few instances of irate people exiting the laneway and remonstrating to incoming cars – please notes the bye-laws for the laneway remain in place, the outgoing cars must yield to incoming cars from the main road, even if you have to reverse back up to allow them entry.Only 1 car should enter the laneway at a time to allow for exit. 

    Membership Fees

    Subs are due before Friday 31st May to avoid any late payment fees!

  • Tennis

    Sutton LTC Masters

    Entry now open

    https://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/tournament/6CE83EEE-9D88-4E50-AEAB-52E9B2665B24

    We have moved the Masters event this year away from the usual October/ November slot as we hope to bring some sunshine and warmth to this year's event.

    We have events for all levels as long as you are 35 years or older! 

    Leinster Junior League

    Sutton had 4 teams in finals last Sunday in the Leinster Junior League finals. 

    The U15 finals were hosted in Malahide and Sutton had 3 teams there. The Boys U15 capped off a great campaign with a win over a strong Glasnevin team. The U15 mixed final saw two Sutton teams face off against each other. The 1sts came out on top.

    Sutton hosted the U18 finals. Our girls put up a great fight but came up short v Carrickmines. 

    Thanks to all the players who played across our 10 teams since the start of league in March. Thanks to all the parents who managed teams on match days and did all the driving! Thanks to Rob for coordinating all the teams

    U15 Boys 1sts

    James McGoldrick, Gavin Murphy, Lucas McHugh, Jacques McHugh

    U15 Mixed 1sts V Mixed 2nds

    • Beth Reamsbottom, Isabelle McEvilly, Harry McKeever, Micheal Patton
    • Gemma O’ Flanagan, Millie O’Flanagan, Gerry Loughney, Jack Tierney

    U18 Girls 1sts

    • Aisling McGoldrick, Jean Loughney, Sally Flynn, Charlotte Maguire

    Northside Stars and Stripes

    Well done to our boys and girls teams who both made the cup final. Our girls took home the trophy with boys finishing runners up. 

    Teams on the day

    Girls

    Zoe Curley, Emily Fitzgibbon, Chloe Finucane, Jessica Murphy, Fia McConnan, Millie Flanagan

    Boys

    Tiernan Rey, Harry Weld Moore, Hugh Roach, Sean Ward, Harry O’ Neill, Jack Tierney.

    Well done to these guys but we had 20 different kids play through the campaign. 

    Junior Team Tennis

    https://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/tournament/9D6FE930-38D3-4CE5-9749-CA52FF6C5975

    Entry open now! We have been running Junior Team Tennis for nearly 15 years and it’s always a brilliant event. Juniors of any level aged 7 - 17 can join. You will only play matches vs players similar level but you are part of a team with boys and girls of all ages. Every game you win goes to you team's total score

    Our coaches are going to be the team managers! They'll be encouraging all their  team to get their matches played and the losing coaches get soaked by the other teams on finals day!

    Matches are arranged in your time. Players will get 5 matches along with Pizza party and prizes for winning team  at the end. 

    Matches to be played by June 26th. 

    Super Seniors Intro to Padel at SLTC

    We are delighted to offer members O.65 years of age, FREE Padel lessons to take advantage of and learn how to play our newest offering of Padel @ Sutton LTC.   Classes will run twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11.13am.   This initiative is funded by Age & Opportunity’s National Grant Scheme and will be expertly coached by our very own Peter Cranny.  Rackets and balls will be supplied.  Limited spaces

    The first 3 sessions on 21st, 23rd and 28th May are fully subscribed and a further 3 dates will be released for booking on smartclubcloud.com on  21st May.    The new dates are Thursday 30 May, Tuesday 4 June and Thursday 6 June

    Due to the demand we ask that players sign up to just one FREE lesson per week to allow as many members as possible to avail of this chance to learn the basics of Padel.

    Sign up on smartclubcloud.com from 21 May for the remaining 3 dates

    Tennis Camps

    Our tennis camps are now live on smartclubcloud.com The Camps are open to members and non members aged 5 to 12. All levels can join. Non members can try tennis for the week and see if they like it. 

    Camps run 9am - 1pm each day and are led by our professional coaches from Sutton LTC. 

    Members must sign up online but non members need to contact the office on 01 832 3035 or email info@suttonltc.com

    Plenty of tennis and plenty of fun guaranteed!

    We will also have plenty on for our tournament players including our pre east of Ireland camp before our Junior Open in July. Rob will be in touch soon with more info

    Junior Summer Programme 2024

    We are really pleased to announce our Junior Summer Tennis programme is live and ready to sign up for on SmartClub Cloud now!! 

    Ciaran McCarthy is our Junior Steward for the summer and the programme will start on 24th June and will run every afternoon for the whole Summer

    Cost €25 for the whole summer - great value!!                                        

    Specific timetable of fun activities for every afternoon is to follow  and Ciaran will be in touch soon with more details

    MEMBERS only                                   

    All welcome and Ciaran will be in touch himself very soon with more details.  

    Sign up for the programme by clicking on the link below

     https://www.smartclubcloud.com/                                                  

    Looking forward to a great summer of tennis 

    Super Senior Interprovincial Championships  2024

    The 2024 Super Senior Interprovincials took place last week, hosted by Lansdowne LTC

    SLTC were delighted have the following players selected for the Leinster Team

    Sean O Dwyer (M80+), Corry de Jongh (W70+), Pat Dwyer (W65+) and Tom Barry (M65+)

    Ulster retained their title this year beating Leinster by just 1 point.

    However, we are happy to report that the Leinster Mens O.65+, captained by Tom Barry, and the Ladies O.65+ which featured Pat Dwyer won their age groups

    O80 Super Masters team event

    A Super Masters team event for O80yrs Men took place in Glenageary LTC last week and Sutton LTC were represented by Terry Donaghue, Sean O Dwyer and Joe Walsh

    This is event was part of a series of events for Veterans organised by Michael Butler, Sandycove LTC

    Junior Opens

    Ciaran McKenna made another final, this time in Mullingar at the Tour 500 event. Ciaran knocked out the top seed in the but lost to Aniket Roy in the final. Jennifer O’ Connort made the semis of the girls U16s

    Junior Tennis Coaching Programme 

    We are well into our April term. If you have not completed payment please do as soon as possible. The invoice will be on your smartclub account.

    Junior Round Robins

    New round robins are posted on clubmanager365 for juniors. 

    Round Robins

    New Round Robins will go up soon!

    Senior Tennis Calendar 2024

    We have some changes to our senior competition calendar this year. All your favorite comps are still there but note the dates now of the handicaps and the masters. In particular we are bringing the masters events into the warmer part of the year so all that great tennis will be played in warm sunshine now! 

    Masters June   4th - 21st

    Handicaps July  1st - 27th

    Senior Open  August 17th - 24th

    Senior Club Champs Aug 31st - September 14th

    https://www.instagram.com/p/C3A9vRpMC6L/?igsh=MTJ4OHZwaXZhMHBuNw==

    Update your Tournament Software Account

    As our busy tennis calendar gets underway we are asking players and parents/guardians of our junior players  to log into their ti.tournament software accounts and check that all details ie Club, email address and mobile numbers are up-to-date.

    In particular, please ensure that your mobile number is in the mobile number field in your account.  This will ensure that you will receive text updates during tournaments when necessary.

    To change Club on your account please email info@tennisireland.ie to request a change to Sutton LTC from your previous club

    Ladies Wednesday Morning Time Tennis 

    Ladies Time Tennis resumes next Wednesday 10th April and is moving back to its original time of 10am -12noon

    All ladies welcome and we hope to see lots of new faces, especially new members during February

    Sign in up in the Lounge with Carmel Gillespie and matches will be organized.  Cost €2

    Tournament Calendar

    Tennis Ireland have brought out the 2024 calendar. This is great to have this in advance. You can now filter to the level of event you only wish to see and add it to your calendar on your mobile. Start planning for 2024.

    https://www.tennisireland.ie/competitions/tournaments

    Private Coaching 

    If you are interested in booking a private session with any of our coaches you can text them directly to arrange. 

    If you don't know our coaches you can meet some of them here! 

    https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cz1EQ2zMjm_/?igshid=N2ViNmM2MDRjNw=

    Carlos Herrero  - 087 317 9653

    Victoria Gaidau  - 085 163 2069 

    Tanya Murtagh - 087 126 7250

    Brendan Mulligan  - 087 655 8520

    Ali O'Dea -  086 663 9600

    Lara Collier - 086 199 8436

    Courts & equipment on court

    Please see the hooks now provided for our clay court drag mats. Please leave them on the hooks after use to protect the bristles. 

    If any member notices any issues with the courts ie broken net bands etc please report the fault to the office and it will be repaired.

    Share your Tennis achievements

    If you are competing in ranking National events and tournaments or are selected for interprovincial or national representation please let us know and we will  share your achievements with your fellow members.  Email tennis@suttonltc.com

  • Squash

    SENIOR SQUASH

    OH WHAT A NIGHT!

    THE END OF SEASON SQUASH BASH brought us all together to celebrate a wonderful year of Squash in Sutton and an end to the Senior Squash Club Championships which took place last week.

    We would like to thank Sean Carty of Connect Electronics for his very generous sponsorship once again.

    It is obvious Garret Buckley does Events for a living as he always put a great night together.

    Thanks to Gavin L'Estrange MC Extraordinaire.

    The food was superb and supplied by KARACHI in Bayside Square, Music By Dave, thanks to the Bar Staff, Kate and Vandanna for all their help throughout the night. A big thanks to Martin Maher for the pictures during the week and on the night.

    Thanks to Eoin Ryan who handicapped the matches as they went along and boy did he nail it. The matches went down to the bone. So Close. Great Event and we are delight to see its return after the missing Shield was returned a few months ago. Such an iconic Shield with great names engraved on it.

    And the winners were:

    Ladies A Winner: Breanne Flynn

    Runner-Up: Stephanie Ryan

    Mens A Winner: Sam Buckley

    Runner-Up: Michael Creaven

    Ladies B Winner: Emily Sweetman

    Rinner-Up: Andea Redmond

    Mens B Winner: Tyler Dromgoole

    Runner-Up: Pieter Bekker

    Ladies C Winner: Manare Mokoena

    Runner-Up: Nicola Pollard

    Mens C Winner: Alan L'Estrange

    Runner-Up: Ronan Ryan

    Mens D Winner: Paul Dromgoole

    Runner-Up: Robert Eason

    Eamonn O'Reilly Vets Trophy Winner: Jeff Noone

    Runner-Up: Sean Balfe

    Handicap Shield Winner: James Judge

    Runner-Up: Martin Maher

    INCREDIBLE NIGHT AT THE AWARDS

    Sutton Squash completed their Senior Season last night with an Award Ceremony to recognise Seniors and Juniors who stood out during the season.

    Thanks to Gavin L'Estrange MC Extraordinaire who introduced all award winners.

    We had a fabulous night and would like to share the award news with you. Lets congratulate them all.

    [1] Eoin Ryan Trophy for contribution to Squash

    This trophy goes to someone who is always ready to help out and volunteer without being prompted. Despite the fact that he lives beside the Club he turns up at the drop of the hat week in week out. Congratulations to Ronan Ryan

    [2] SAM BUCKLEY – NATIONAL WINNER for 3rd year in a row

    Sam Buckley has recently returned from the European Championships where he had the opportunity to play Top 10 world ranked players and he proved himself playing very competitive squash. He is travelling all over Europe taking part in PSA Events with great results and is currently 150 in the world, 57 points above any other Irish Mens Player.

    Sam Buckley has won the National Championships for a 3rd year in a row which is an amazing achievement and we would like to acknowledge this achievement. Congratulations Sam

    [3] Team: Irish Squash Senior Team that played in the European Team Championships Division 1 Event.

    Sam Buckley

    Oisin Logan

    Conor Moran

    Micheal Creaven

    Gavin L’Estrange

    It was 12 years since an Irish Squash Premier Team gained promotion to Division 1. After gaining promotion last year they travelled to Zurich to play against the best in the world and treated us all to some superb squash. They will stay in the Div 1 for next year and we wish them the best of luck.

    [4] Coaches Awards:

    The Coaches Awards are presented to Juniors who show great Effort and Participation throughout the season. The 3 juniors selected have worked very hard and in a very short time made huge strides in the game and have shown amazing commitment to training.

    Congratulations to:

    1. Eoin O’Brien
    2. Faye Ring
    3. Danny Jones

    [5] Irish Squash Junior Nationals Winners

    We had an amazing culmination to the Irish Squash Season with the Nationals held in Dublin. Sutton LTC had 3 winners who won their respective National Titles. We would like to acknowledge their achievement.

    1. Lucy Walsh Girls U/15
    2. Zoe Yeomans Girls U/17
    3. Conal Jackson Boys U/17

    [6] IRISH JUNIOR OPEN

    Each year we welcome Juniors from all over the world to take part in the Irish Squash Junior Open and we have the opportunity to watch Squash at a very high level. We are also very proud when one of our Irish Players take an Irish Open Title. Congratulations to Zoe Yeomans on her Irish Open Win.

    [6] Most Improved U/13 Junior Squash Player of the Year

    We presented this award to an U/13 Junior who has made great strides improving her Squash and climbing up the Irish Ranking in as very short time. Saibh put in a great amount of work between on-court training a few times a week along with Strength and Conditioning and we wish her all the best for the seasons to come. Congratulations to Saibh Darcy

    [7] Bradshaw Trophy for Overall most Improved Player – Zoe Yeomans

    This Awards was presented to a player who has shown outstanding determination and dedication over a number of years.

    She has travelled all over Europe playing in Super Series Events and maintained her no: 1 spot U/17 on the Irish Squash ranking this season.

    Zoe won the Irish Squash Nationals and the Irish Junior Open which is a very memorable double. Lots more exciting years ahead. Congratulations Zoe Yeomans

    [8] SQUASH PLAYER OF THE YEAR – CONAL JACKSON

    Each year we present this special Trophy to a junior who has outstanding results Nationally and Internationally.

    WON Connacht Junior Open

    WON Ulster Junior Open

    WON Leinster Junior Open

    WON Irish Squash Junior Nationals

    2nd Irish Junior Open Boys U/17

    Played on Winning League & Cup Team in Leinster Squash Leagues

    This year this trophy goes to Conal Jackson.

    SATURDAY SOCIAL SQUASH – ALL MEMBERS WELCOME

    Open to all members, drop down from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. to hit with others every Saturday. Meet new people to play Squash.

    IRISH SQUASH SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS

    Make sure to follow them across social media

    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/irishsquash/

    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/irishsquashcom

    Twitter - https://twitter.com/IrishSquash

    TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@irishsquash

    JUNIOR SQUASH

    JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS – CLOSING TONIGHT

    The Club Championships are in full swing from 20th – 24th May with Finals on Friday early evening followed by presentation of prizes in Sutton Lounge. All welcome to come along and watch great Squash from U/11 to U/19 standard.

    DRAWS HERE

    SUMMER ACTIVITY CAMP DATES

    The Annual Summer Activity Camp dates are now released.

    Week 1: July 8th – 12th … 9.00 – 1.00

    Week 2: July 22nd – 26th … 9.00 – 1.00

    SUMMER SQUASH TRAINING DATES

    The Summer Intensive OFF-SEASON training dates are out.

    Full details will be available soon. This is a 4 Day camps. It is a great way to prepare for the coming season, improve your fitness, technical skills, match play. dates as follows

    August 6th – 9th (Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri)

    August 12th – 16th (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri)

    August 19th – 23rd (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri)

  • Gym

    No Shows In Gym Classes

    Due to the high numbers of no shows in our classes the following procedure will be in place to try and combat the no shows.

    No show 1: Email notification/Warning reminder to cancel

    No show 2: Final warning 

    No show 3: Block from classes for 7 days

    Please work with us to combat this issue. Any issues please email gym@suttonltc.com

    Late Arrivals To Classes

    Anyone arriving late to our gym classes may not enter the class.

    Once the class has started nobody may enter the studio/class.

    Kieran Needle,

    Gym Manager 

  • Snooker

    Congratulations To our new Snooker Champions

    Gavin Fitzgerald & Damien Morris defeated Gerry & Harry O'Neill to take the Luke Mahon Doubles Championship Trophy 

    Gavin Fitzgerald was also successful in the Singles Championship defeating Harry O'Neill to take the Bunny Carr Trophy.