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Ulster Junior Open @ Belfast Boat Club

The entry closes at midnight tonight (Tuesday) for Under 10s, Main U12 – U21 events & Novice Events. 

For the Under 8s & 9s only the entry closes on Thursday. 

 

Full entry details include links to the relevant online entry sections and entry forms where appropriate are on available here: http://www.ulster-junior-open.org/enter

 

 

 

Ballycastle 2017 Photos

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the 2017 County Antrim Senior and Junior Championships at Ballycastle

JUNIOR AND SENIOR TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Photos from the finals day are posted below.

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 Mens Singles Finalists Ronan McKeever (Runner-up) and Gareth McGreevy (Winner)

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 Mens Doubles Finalists Aaron Stubbs & Michael Blease (Winners), and David Weir & Ronan McKeever (Runners-up)

LadiesDoublesBeforeFinal

  Ladies Doubles Finalists Amy Rothwell & Kerri Russell (Runners-up), and Annie & Caitlin McCullough

MixedDoublesBeforeFinal

 Mixed Doubles Finalists Rory Cunningham & Jessica Leeman (Runners-up), and Caitlin McCullough & Michael Blease (Winners)

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Over 35 Mens Singles Finalists Stuart McQuitty (Runner-up) and Sean Moloney (Winner) 

MensHCap

 Mens Doubles Handicap Finalists David Mercer & Chris Proctor, and Ben Cartwright & Steven Leeman (Winners)

LDO35

 Over 35 Ladies Doubles Finalists Heather Rose & Amanda Leeman, and Ashley McVeigh & Deidre Johnston (Winners)

 

   

CIYMS Entries close FRIDAY 14th JULY

Entries for the Wilkinson Wilson Belfast Junior Hardcourt Championships at CIYMS close on Friday 14th JULY.

The tournament runs from MONDAY 17th to SATURDAY 22nd JULY.

ENTER ONLINE at https://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=71653806-2154-4C04-93ED-F6B016023F99

Wilkinson Wilson Belfast Junior Hardcourt Championships
   

Ballycastle Under 8,9 and 10 FRIDAY 14th July

BALLYCASTLE TENNIS 10s (Under 8/9/10) EVENTS

Under 8, 9 and 10 (Green) events at the County Antrim Junior Championships at Ballycastle will be run on FRIDAY 14th JULY:

  • Under 8 (RED) and Under 9 (ORANGE) - 10:00am to 11:30am (check-in 9:45am)
  • Under 10 (GREEN) - 11:30am to 1:30pm (check in 11:15am)

(Under 10 event limited to players without a passport to Under 12 Yellow ball)

To register for the Tennis 10 events, please fill in the attached registration form and email it to Greg O'Rawe at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

ENTRY FEE of £5 WILL BE PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT

pdfCounty_Antrim_Tennis_Tens_Player_Registration_Form_2017.pdf

 

 

   

Peter Bothwell Reaches New High of 679

In the latest ATP men’s singles rankings at 3 July Peter Bothwell has achieved a new career high ranking of ATP 679 after making quarter final of a $25k men’s futures in Spain. Peter and his brother Sam will both be back in Ireland competing at the two Irish men’s futures at Carrickmines w/c 17 July and Fitzwilliam w/c 24 July.

See http://www.atpworldtour.com/en/players/peter-bothwell/bp29/overview

   

Sport NI Coaching, Officiating & Volunteering Awards 2017

Sport Northern Ireland Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering (COV)  Awards 2017

The Sport Northern Ireland Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering (COV) Awards recognise the outstanding contribution of coaches, officials, volunteers and coaching organisations over the previous 12 months and the role they play in encouraging people to enjoy, engage and excel in sport.

The Categories

Nominations can be made across seven award categories for coaches, two award categories for officials, two award categories for volunteers and one category for awards in support of coaching.

Awards for Coaches

  1. Children’s Coach of the Year
  2. Community Coach of the Year
  3. Young Coach of the Year
  4. Disability Coach of the Year
  5. Talent Development Coach of the Year
  6. Club Performance Coach of the Year
  7. High Performance Coach of the Year

Awards for Officials

    1. Technical Official of the Year
    2. Young Technical Official of the Year

Awards for Volunteers

    1. Volunteer of the Year
    2. Young Volunteer of the Year

Awards in Support of Coaching

  1. Coaching Project of the Year

In addition, the Sport Northern Ireland REACH Award will be presented for the second time in 2017 to recognise the outstanding contribution of a female coach. Further information on the National REACH into Coaching Campaign can be found at www.reachintocoaching.co.uk  To be eligible for this award, a coach must be nominated in one of the seven categories for coaches, as outlined above.

Submitting a Nomination

The guidance and support document provides further information on each of the award categories and deadlines for nominations, together with key evidence the judging panel will look for when making decisions.

•        Guidance and Support document PDF

Please read this carefully before submitting your nomination via the online process through the links below:

•        Coaches

•        Officials

•        Volunteers

•        Awards in Support of Coaching

To save your nomination at any point during the process, please complete the following:

  • Click on the ‘save’ button at the end of the form.
  • Remember to check your email address is correct when prompted for this.
  • A link to your saved nomination form will then be sent to the email address provided.

Once you are content with the information that you have provided, please remember to:

  • Click the ‘submit’ button at the end of the form to complete the nomination process.
  • A note will then appear on screen to ‘thank you for completing our survey’.

Sport Northern Ireland will endeavour to acknowledge receipt of your nomination at the earliest opportunity but should you have any queries or concerns, please contact a member of the Coaching Team at 02890 381222.

Please note the deadline for nominations in all categories is Friday 7th July 2017.

CLICK HERE

   

Belfast City Council Courses for Club Coaches and Club Officials

 

Please see below details of upcoming courses through Belfast City Council

Course

 

Date

Time

Venue

Provided by:

Price

Safeguarding Children and Young people

 

22/06/17

6pm-9pm

Belvoir Activity Centre

Sport NI

Clubmarked Club: £25

Non-Clubmark Club: £35

Designated Officer

 

26/06/17

6pm-9pm

Girdwood Community Hub

Sport NI

Clubmarked Club: £35

Non-Clubmark Club: £45

 

First Aid (with Defibrillator training)

 

20/06/17 AND 27/06/17

 

 

6pm-9pm

 

Weaver’s Court

 

Proparamedics

 

£60

 

You can pay by card over the phone by calling 028 9027 0344. Payment can also be made by posting a cheque to the address at the bottom of the email or by dropping cash/cheque into the office.  Cheques should be made payable to Belfast City Council.  Receipt’s will be issued for all payments received.

 

Due to a high number of last minute drop outs which has resulted in Belfast City Council having to cover the shortfall we can only reserve places once payment has been received. This will be a first come first serve basis as there are limited spaces on each course.

 

ADDRESS

Kyle Robinson

Leisure Development Unit

Belfast City Council

The Cecil Ward Building

4-10 Linenhall Street

BELFAST

BT2 8BP

   

Ballycastle Entries Close Wednesday 5th July

Entries are now open for the County Antrim Senior Championships at Ballycastle. The tournament will run from Sunday 9th to Saturday 15th July. Please note the following:

  1. The tournament will start on SUNDAY 9th JULY. 
  2. Entries can be made either online using the Tournament Software website for the tournament, or by filling in an entry form.
  3. Please check the tournament regulations, but in particular note the following changes for 2017

  4. - Senior and Junior tournaments will be run as one tournament on ti.tournamentsoftware.com

    - Players who are seeded in Senior open singles events are NOT permitted to enter handicap events. Such players will be withdrawn from the handicaps once the seedings are completed.

    - Players over 16 but under 18 must play Under 18 Singles if entering any Senior events.

  5. The closing date for entries is Wednesday 5th July at 12:00 pm.
  6. If you have any queries please contact Carol Nicholl at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

SPONSORS

 

The tournament is very grateful to the generous support of all the sponsors: 

 

  • Mauds
  • Gotto Sports
  • GreenThumb
  • Sports Ground Specialists
  • Indigo
  • Mortons 

Ballycastle Sponsors 2017

ENTER ONLINE

  1. Click on the tournament entry link below - if you do not have a Tournament Software account then you can create one through the website itself. Having an account will allow you to easily enter your details when entering any tournament which has online entry
  2. Follow the steps to enter the appropriate events
  3. Please include the Tennis Ireland Levy fee of £5.00 (£3.00 already included, plus £2.00) when requested
  4. Pay the entry fee when requested - this can be made using any credit card or via a PayPal account if you have one
  5. Submit your entry
  6. You will receive an email confirmation of entry to the email address which is associated with your entry. 

ENTER THE COUNTY ANTRIM SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS ONLINE

   

Ballycastle Entries Close Wednesday 5th July

Entries are now open for the County Antrim Junior Championships at Ballycastle. The tournament will run from Sunday 9th to Saturday 15th July.

The tournament is very grateful to the generous support of all the sponsors: 

  • Mauds
  • Gotto Sports
  • GreenThumb
  • Sports Ground Specialists
  • Indigo
  • Mortons 

Ballycastle Sponsors 2017

Please note the following:

  1. All entries except for Under 8,9 and 10 events MUST be made on-line using the Tournament Software website for the tournament. When you enter you will receive an automated email response confirming your entry has been received so you can be certain that you are entered.
  2. Entry fees will be payable online with the entry. This fee must be paid using a credit or debit card when submitting the online entry.
  3. The closing date for main event entries is Wednesday 5th July at 12:00 pm.
  4. Please read the tournament regulations carefully as there are some changes for this year's event
  5. If you have any queries please contact Carol Nicholl at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

HOW TO ENTER

  1. Click on the tournament entry link below - if you do not have a Tennis Ireland account then you can create one through the website itself. Having an account will allow you to easily enter your details when entering any tournament which has online entry
  2. Follow the steps to enter the appropriate events
  3. Please include the Tennis Ireland Levy fee of £3.00 when requested
  4. Pay the entry fee when requested - this can be made using any credit card or via a PayPal account if you have one
  5. Submit your entry
  6. You will receive an email confirmation of entry to the email address which is associated with your entry. 

CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE COUNTY ANTRIM JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

TENNIS 10s (Under 8/9/10) EVENTS

Under 8, 9 and 10 (Green) events will be run on FRIDAY 14th JULY:

  • Under 8 (RED) and Under 9 (ORANGE) - 10:00am to 11:30am (check-in 9:45am)
  • Under 10 (GREEN) - 11:30am to 1:30pm (check in 11:15am)

(Under 10 event limited to players without a passport to Under 12 Yellow ball)

To register for the Tennis 10 events, please fill in the attached registration form and email it to Greg O'Rawe at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

ENTRY FEE of £5 WILL BE PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT

pdfCounty_Antrim_Tennis_Tens_Player_Registration_Form_2017.pdf

 

 

   

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