SUTTON LAWN TENNIS CLUB WINS OUTSTANDING LARGE CLUB IN LEINSTER 2023/2024
Leinster Tennis held its Inaugural Club Oscars on Saturday night in Fitzwilliam LTC. 250 people, 23 clubs represented, 11 awards. The biggest accolade of the night, “Outstanding Large Club in Leinster”, was won by SLTC for best courts, best air hall, best lights, best clubhouse, best tournaments, best changing rooms, best gym, best squash, best league teams, best social events, best live music, and an all-round outstanding experience.
Thank you to all our members for participating across tennis, squash, gym, this one is for you!!!!
Don’t forget to download our new App to see continuous improvements about SLTC (‘Smart Club Cloud’ on Android and iOS store)
We continue to ask ALL members to bring their membership card at all times when accessing & around all areas of the Club, if you have mislaid your card just get in touch with the office and arrange a new one.
Masters & Autumn Events 2023 Finals
The finals of our Masters (Vets) & Autumn Events take place this Friday 10th and Saturday 11th November.
One final, The Whelan Cup - Husband & Wife final will be played on Thursday 9th November at 8pm with Pauline & Stephen Loughney playing Barbara & Darrell Reamsbottom.
FInals on Friday night start at 7pm and the bar will be open. The presentation of prizes for the friday night matches will take place on Friday evening when the matches are finished
On Saturday there are two sessions at 3pm & 5pm and the presentation of prizes will take place when the 5pm matches have been played
All members are welcome to come and support our players in our last tournament finals of 2023
Click on the link below to see the full schedule of matcheshttps://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/tournament/593e6e42-ddda-47d0-8751-1814dc254228/Matches/20231110
Winter League sign up
Winter League starts on Sunday 21st January and the round robin stage runs for 5 weeks on the following dates:
Jan 21st, 28th, Feb 11th, 18th, 25th
DLTC Winter League is for Senior Sports, Intermediate & Senior Intermediate members. Junior players aged 14yrs + on 31 December 2023 are also eligible to play.
This is a competitive interclub doubles league with 6 players on a team.
Matches are played in Sutton LTC or away in other clubs on the date and time on the schedule which is published by DLTC.
Mens Matches - Sundays 11am & 9.20am
Womens Matches - Sundays 2pm & 3pm
Players should be available for 4 out of 5 round robin matches. Players not named on a team will be registered as a substitute.
Teams are selected in order of merit and SLTC have teams from Class 1 - Class 7 in both mens & ladies winter league.
If you are interested in being considered for selection for a winter league team please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your availability by Friday 10th November
Cardio tennis at Sutton LTC! November Term starts next week
Text Victoria +353 85 163 0269 if you want to get a great workout and hit loads of tennis balls!
Stars & Stripes Northside league
Our u14s start their campaign this Saturday. Text Rob if keen on playing
Autumn Junior Team Tennis
Over 60 kids are in for the event! Loads of tennis guaranteed
Christmas Dinner Dance Friday 8th December
This event is sold out but we have added an Entertainment Only option for members who did not secure a ticket - see below
Friday, 8 December Entertainment Only:
Music & Dancing from 9.30pm Tickets: €10
Tickets on sale now on SmartClubCloud, https://www.smartclubcloud.com/
Paddy Casey Live Music Gig - Friday 24 November
Sutton Lawn Tennis Club Presents:
FRIDAY 24 NOVEMBER
SOLD OUT - add yourself to the waiting list via the following link https://www.smartclubcloud.com/
Senior Round Robins
New Round Robins are now up online. Matches to be played by December 3rd
Sutton sent 11 under 12 juniors to Castleknock for the Northside Cup this week. The event was made up of ourselves, Castleknock, Malahide and Clontarf. Our kids got over 4 hrs of tennis and some valuable match experience
Well done to Emma Hickey who made the main draw in Tennis Europe event in DCU. After qualifying Emma lost a close match to strong player from the UK.
Ciaran McKenna plays the Quarter finals in Belfast today.
Junior Tennis Coaching Programme
New term starts the week of November 6th. All class days and times are the same as before. If you had been in September term and wish to maintain your place please add your name to class waiting list asap. We have new players waiting to join so please let Rob know if you are not taking your place
If you are interested in booking a private session with any of our coaches you can text them directly to arrange.
Carlos Herrero - 087 317 9653
Victoria Gaidau - 085 163 2069
Tanya Murtagh - 087 126 7250
Brendan Mulligan - Level 2 - 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.
Ladies Wednesday Morning Time Tennis
Ladies Time Tennis will be taking a break for August and will resume in September.
Sincere thanks to Carmel Gillespie for running this club activity each week.
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 email@example.com
CONNACHT SQUASH OPEN – IRISH SQUASH TOUR
Good Luck to 6 of our Top Squash players as they play in the Connacht Senior Open This weekend in Galway.
Luke LoganFOLLOW THE LIVE SCORING & MATCHES HERE
LEINSTER MASTERS OPEN 2023
Good Luck to all Sutton Master players taking part in the Leinster Masters in Fitzwilliam this weekend.
Martin Maher MO70+
Sean Balfe MO60
Niamh Darcy WO45+
Jeff Noone MO45+
Mike Kavanagh MO40LIVE SCORES AVAILABLE HERE
NEXT SQUASH SOCIAL CLUB NIGHT
Friday 1st December followed by drinks in the bar.
MORE CLUB NIGHT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
LEINSTER SQUASH LEAGUE – WEEKLY RESULTS
After a Mid Term Break the teams are back in action and wins all round for our Sutton Teams last week in the Leinster Squash League.
We invite all members to come along and support our teams on their return to League Squash.LEAGUE FIXTURES HERE
SUTTON SENIOR RANKINGS – NEXT RANKING DATE
The Sutton Senior Squash Rankings are now available on the Squash Notice Boards and Challenge sheets are now open. Please familiarise yourselves with the rules and Challenge away.
They will be updated in accordance with the Leinster Squash Ranking Dates.
Ranking 1: Sat 7th Oct
Ranking 2: Sat 6th Jan
Ranking 3: Sat 16th Mar
LEARNING THE RULES OF SQUASH AND REFEREEING
Irish Squash and World Squash would like to encourage every player to learn the Rules of Squash and learn how to referee a match. Check out link below to see Videos, Quizzes and lots more.
New Irish Squash Policy on playing squash and understanding the rules:
To enhance player safety and enjoyment it is Irish Squash policy to recommend to all squash players that they have a sufficient level of understanding of the Rules of Squash that they would achieve a WSO Level 0 qualification. For those who play competitively it is recommended that they achieve a Level 1 WSO qualification.CHECK IT OUT HERE
SQUASH BALL MACHINE
Have you tried the Squash Ball Machine? It is a great way to practice your shots and improve your game. Talk to Eoin Ryan for details on how to register.
SATURDAY SOCIAL SQUASH
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
SQUASH WEBSITES FOR YOUR INTEREST
Squash Site: http://thesquashsite.com
World Squash Federation: https://www.worldsquash.org
European Squash Federation: https://www.europeansquash.com
PSA Professional Squash Association: https://psaworldtour.com
Irish Squash: https://www.irishsquash.com
MUNSTER JUNIOR OPEN 2023 – BEST OF LUCK
26 Junior Squash players are heading to Cork to take part in the Munster Junior Open Tour Event this weekend.
VENUE: Highfield Squash Club & Sundays Well Squash Club, Cork
BEST OF LUCK TO:
Olivia Ryan, Emma Ryan, Anna Ryan, Saibh Darcy, Chloe Jordan, Mai Yu, Zoë Sheridan, Lucy Walsh, Clara Eason, Isabel Fallon, Zoe Yeomans, Ella Walsh, Eoin O’Brien, Harry Yeomans, Archit Ajay, Sean Ward, Tom Leonard, John Quigley, Luke Ryan, Samuel Hann, Advik Ajay, Danny Jones, Nathan Hann, Christian Dromgoole, Tyler Dromgoole, Tristan Snodgrass,FOLLOW THEIR PROGRESS HERE
NEXT “ONE DAY” JUNIOR SQUASH TOURNAMENT – U/11
U/13 Boys and Girls
Sunday 26th November 2023 – 2.30 start
Sutton Parents will be asked to help out once each season. Please offer
SUPERVISED FUN BOYS & GIRLS SUNDAY MATCH PLAY
Suitable for Non-Tournament Juniors from 8 – 13 years. Come along and practice your squash in a fun manner without competition. Meet other players of you standard. Get a feel for Squash play going forward.
SIGN-UP on SportyHQSUTTON FUN GIRLS SOCIAL SQUASH SUTTON FUN BOYS SOCIAL SQUASH
JUNIOR SQUASH COACHING
There are a few spaces left. If you are interested drop in to see me or text 086 8182466 or firstname.lastname@example.org ONLY
Yours in Sport
Fees are payable when booking the classes. Please pay when booking.
Classes are graded and they are on
Monday - Friday … 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
The last body transformation of 2023 begins on Monday 6th November.
Our 7am body transformation group has 1 space left. The sessions are on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays and will run for 6 weeks. Anyone wanting to sign up for the last space can email email@example.com
Private 1-1 or small group sessions are available with our instructors. For those interested you can contact the trainers directly or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Kieran 0858443570 OR Elena 0894287061