Club Notes Thursday 17th February 2022

Green Team are Colours League Champions
The finals of the colours league took place last Thursday evening. The first match on court was the
final of the Colours League Plate between team purple and team white. It was a close match with
plenty of drama. Team purple just had enough on the night to earn the victory, winning by three
The championship final was between team green and team orange. Team green were strong
favourites, but the orange side put in a very commendable performance, losing out to the eventual
champions by only 5 games. The presentation of prizes followed, along with plenty of refreshments.
The Colours League was a great success. We had 54 players taking part, and many other members
filled in as a substitute, each having regular games and getting to meet other members of the club.
Well done to our captain Ciaran O’Kennedy who organised the event. We say a special thanks to the
competition sponsor, Kevin Moloney of Albany painting and decorating for his generous

Munster Winter League Phase II 2022
Last weekend, we had five teams in action in the Munster League Phase II. The club had mixed
results, two wins, two losses and a draw. The grade 6 ladies (paper) team had a hard earned 2-2
draw with Sunday’s Well at home, while the grade 6 ladies (scissors) team lost out to a strong
Monaleen side 4-0 in Mitchelstown.

The grade 6 men’s team were defeated by Crosshaven 3-1 on Sunday but the grade 2 men’s team
enjoyed a 3-1 win against Lakewood. The grade 4 ladies team had an impressive away win 3-1 in
Lower Aghada.

This weekend, there is just the one fixture. The grade 5 men’s side are playing their second match of
the competition, away to Whitechurch on Sunday 20th at 11am. We wish the lads the best of luck,
trying to win two from two in the group.

The Winter League teams are as follows:

Grade 6 Ladies (rock); Clair Nolan (capt), Liz Cotter, Edel Fitzgibbon and Ann Milward.
Fixtures: Sat Feb 26th  Mitchelstown V’s Kilfeacle Kickers in Mitchelstown, Sun 13th Mar
Mitchelstown  V’s Roscrea Red in Roscrea.

Grade 6 Ladies (paper); Laura Manning (capt), Lindsey Graham, Marie O’Neill and Barbara Pigott.
Result: Mitchelstown 2-2 Sunday’s Well. Fixtures Sun Feb 27th Mitchelstown V’s Nenagh in
Mitchelstown, Sun Mar 13th Mitchelstown V’s Limerick Lawn in Limerick Lawn.

Grade 6 Ladies (scissors); Aideen O’Brien (capt), Karen Keane, Lorna O’Brien, and Sharon Shields.
Result: Mitchelstown 0-4 Monaleen Fixture: Sun Mar 13th Mitchelstown V’s Rushbrooke Gold in

Grade 6 Men; Colm Baker (capt), Shane O’Neill, Paddy Leonard and Dermot O’Donovan.
Result: Mitchelstown 1-3 Crosshaven Fixture: Sun Mar 13th Mitchelstown V’s Catholic Institute in
Catholic Institute.

Grade 5 Men; Sean Keane (capt), Cillian Dollian, Paddy Hanley and Liam O’Grady.
Result: Mitchelstown 3-1 Limerick Lawn.
Fixtures: Sun Feb 20th Mitchelstown V’s Whitechurch in Whitechurch at 11am, Sun Mar 6th
Mitchelstown V’s Sunday’s Well Navy in Sunday’s Well.

Grade 4 Ladies; Marie Therese O’Kennedy (capt), Ber Downey, Olive Kenneally and Catherine
Result: Lower Aghada 1-3 Mitchelstown Fixtures: Sun Feb 27th Mitchelstown V’s Tralee in
Mitchelstown, Sun Mar 13th Mitchelstown V’s St Michaels Orange in Mitchelstown.

Grade 2 Men; Denis Linehan (capt), Ciaran O’Kennedy, Alan O’Meara and Michael Waldron.
Result: Mitchelstown 3-1 Lakewood Fixtures: Sun Feb 27th Mitchelstown V’s Douglas White in
Douglas, Sun Mar 13th Mitchelstown V’s Lower Aghada in Lower Aghada.