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Junior Championships 2020

The tournament will begin on Monday, September 21st,and run until Sunday, October 18th

Entry is now open & will be open for one week, closing next Wednesday, the 16th, at midnight

How to Enter

  1. All members must register with Tennis Ireland to participate in this and all future club competitions and tournaments. Go to https://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/, click "sign-up" in the top right corner.

  2. Entry for one event is €10 and  €5  for subsequent events. 

  3. All entries must be made and paid online using the tournament software site. This enables us to comply with the protocols set out by Tennis Ireland for Competitive play. Once you have registered with the software and logged in, enter "Donabate" or "DPTC" in the search field. 

  4. Click the "online entry" button and enter as many events as you wish to.

  5. Once you have specified which events you are entering, follow the PayPal link to pay. Only when you have paid is your entry valid. It is not possible to issue refunds.

  6. For those members that are already registered  with Tennis Ireland, the link for entry is https://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament?id=2EE1A5AC-566C-4759-8F0C-2E11507D0675 

For any queries, please contact Stephen via email at stephenmurtaghtc@gmail.com

 

Best of luck!

We're Live

LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK

In line with the feedback from members from the recent All Member Survey, we are delighted to announce (in addition to our new logo) the launch of our new club website.  We envision the website as becoming the centre of all our future communications.  When you click on for the first time we hope you’ll notice a bigger, brighter and more colourful site reflecting the kind of club we are. 

 

Sincere thanks to Ted and Sharon Murphy and Philip Meyler who have worked tirelessly on the development of this website for our members and to the committee to have supported and contributed to this endeavour. 

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Winter League 2020

A SUCCESSFUL WINTER CAMPAIGN

DPTC ladies and the men have had a very successful Winter League campaign.

First up, the Ladies;

Ladies 1 gained promotion to Class 4 and beat Newtownpark to go through to the semi-finals, which are to be rescheduled once competitive play resumes. 

 

Ladies 2 playing in Class 6, narrowly missed out on a place in the playoffs. 

 

Ladies 3 lost their quarter-final to Clontarf 8, though gained promotion to Class 6 for getting through the playoffs.

 

Ladies 4 picked up 7 points to come  4th in their group.

 

So how did our Men do?

Men’s 1 ended a tough group stage on a win to stay in Class 5 for 2021.

 

Men’s 2 were victorious in Trim with a 3-0 win to finish  3rd in their group. 

Congratulations to all our players.

After months of closed courts due to the COVID 19 pandemic, we finally got the green light. Our intrepid volunteers were out of the traps on the 14th of May getting the courts ready for (compliant) play.  Armed with hand-sanitiser, spray paint, posters and stencils, the team got the place ready in time for opening.

Back to tennis

Open & Ready to play

Under 14s

Stars & Stripes

THE FUTURE CHAMPIONS

We had the pleasure of hosting our 1st U14 Stars and Stripes cup semi-final and final on Saturday 6th December. It was lovely to see all courts full and lots of spectators. There was pizza for all players in the cabin afterward!
 

Clontarf won the semi-final and went on to win against Swords in the final. 

 

Very well done to our U14 Donabate Stars and Stripes Girls & Boys for making the semi-final. Congratulations to our U14 girls who won a cup for winning the most games during the campaign.

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Under 12s

Stars & Stripes

Well done to all our U12 Girls and Boys who took part in the Autumn Stars & Stripes campaign.

 

For a lot of our U12, it was their 1st time taking part and they made it to the Shield Semi-Final against Castleknock! Both teams earned 39 games resulting in all pairings having to play a tiebreaker for a place in the final. Donabate played super tennis and did our club proud, narrowly missing a place in the final.

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U18 DLTC League 2109

HUGE WELL DONE TO ALL WHO TOOK PART. 

The U18 Boys & Girls took part in the DLTC league which ran in September. This was the 1st time having a girls team enter the competition.  The format was teams of 4 players 1 doubles pair and 2 played singles and a few subs.

ADDRESS

Donabate Portrane Tennis Club
c/o Donabate Golf Club

New Road,  Donabate, Co. Dublin.

Ireland.  K36 PK70

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