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  • Welcome to Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club

     

    Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club (KCTC) is located in the village of Kilfeacle Co. Tipperary. Established in the 1980s as a community tennis club, it has grown to 300 members across all ages drawing from the Tipperary region and beyond.

    The club has excellent facilities including three floodlit courts, a dedicated practice wall and a secure play area for small children. Internal leagues run for 25 weeks of the year which see up to 140 members partake each week. These leagues are graded and suitable for all players from beginners right up to grade 1/2 players. In addition, the club also runs a number of internal ladders to provide members with additional matchplay. The club has an online booking facility for easy reservation of courts.

    KCTC is a Munster Tennis and Tennis Ireland affiliated club and KCTC is represented across all Grades throughout Munster and all Ireland competitions including the Munster Tennis Summer Cup and Winter League.

    KCTC welcomes new members and offers introductory group lessons for adults beginning tennis. If you are considering joining KCTC in 2021, check out the Membership page for rates and further information.

  • KCTC Latest News

    Improver Adult Tennis Lessons June 2021

    Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club is starting a new four-week session of group-based tennis lessons for adult improvers starting on Thursday 3rd June for 4 weeks at 8 - 9pm each Thursday. Classes are limited to KCTC members and are designed for players that are looking to improve from a beginners level. Classes can be signed up for on the payments page on the Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club website.

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    KCTC Junior Tennis Summer Camp 2021

    We are delighted to announce that the KCTC Junior Tennis Summer Camp will run from 12th to 16th July 2021 with group times as follows: Juniors/Seniors Infants - 9:30 to 11:30am 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class - 11:30 to 1:30 pm  Sold out - Wait List Applies 4th, 5th and 6th Class - 2:30 to 4:30 pm  Sold out - Wait List Applies Please go to the payments page to book a place.

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    Beginner Adult Tennis Lesson June 2021

    Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club is starting a new four-week session of group-based tennis lessons for adult beginners starting on Thursday 3rd June for 4 weeks at 7 - 8 pm each Thursday. Classes are limited to 8 participants and will be delivered by two coaches (Eamonn Morrissey and Jacinta Coman). Classes can be signed up for on the payments page on the Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club website.

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    Get Involved in KCTC

    Get Involved in KCTC  KCTC is a non-profit, volunteer-based organisation that depends on its members to operate. All members are welcome and encouraged to assist in any way possible. There are two ways to get involved in the club. Sign up to the KCTC volunteer list here. This is a list of members that are willing to help from time to time. It is ideal for members wishing to get involved without the full commitment of being on a committee. The idea is simple, event organisers will get in touch with those on the list if extra hands are needed Join the committee: The club is operated by the main committee that coordinates the management and operations of the club with a number of other sub-committees that organise specific areas such as leagues, organise social events, or work on capital projects. The section below tries to answer some basic questions about what it is like to volunteer for the club committee. [...]

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    KCTC 2021 Summer Ladders

    To enter in the KCTC 2021 Summer ladders, KCTC Members should complete the form at https://bit.ly/2AJTgSX Once completed, you will receive a free login to your accounts on tennisrungs.com. This will allow you to challenge other players and find out their contact details so that you can arrange matches. The TennisRungs system also allows you to report the scores of matches which determines ladder rankings. If you have registered for one or more ladders and do not receive an email with the tennisrungs login details, please check your spam/bulk mail folder. If you still cannot located the email with login details, or cannot login with the details provided, email ladders@kilfeacletennis.ie.KCTC 2021 Summer Tennis Ladders New for the summer of 2021, KCTC has a series of tennis ladders to get you out playing singles again. In total, there are 3 ladders to enter as follows and members can enter multiple ladders: Men's Singles  [...]

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    World Tennis Number Club Round Robin

    Tennis Ireland is running a World Tennis Number (WTN) club round robin which can be entered by KCTC members for free. This is a Casual and Fun Singles play event that will start on May 24th and runs until June 6th. Online entry will be open from the 11th to the 18th of May. Once online entry is closed, Tennis Ireland will then organise multiple Round Robin groups of 3 to 5 players from KCTC.   How to Enter: Go to https://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/tournament/4796E34B-502B-4A48-909F-FD8CF6A2156B and click Enter and under Events select "WTN Kilfeacle" and complete entry.    Find out more about the WTN club round robin here: https://www.tennisireland.ie/2021/05/10/world-tennis-number-club-round-robin/

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    Fundamental Movement & Fun Sessions for Kids

    If you are interested in signing your child up for one of the Fun & Movement Sessions on Tuesdays, please add your name to the list using the form at https://forms.gle/XXTR1KZQzy4eESTy9. Based on interest, groups will be facilitated where possible. Please note that children must be between the ages of 6 - 7 to participate in these sessions. If sufficient numbers are interested in partaking, you will be contacted by Saturday 8th May for a start date of Tuesday 11th May.

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    May 2021 Junior Coaching

    Junior tennis coaching is starting back here in Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club for May 2021. This is a 6-week coaching block commencing on Tuesday 4th, Wednesday 5th, or Thursday 6th May. Coaching participants must be 2021-2022 members of KCTC. All sessions have either two or three coaches present to ensure sufficient instruction can be given to each participant. Registration and payment can be completed at https://kilfeacletennis.ie/payments/#may20201juniorcoaching If a coaching group you are interested in is full but you wish to be added to a waitlist in case of cancellations, please complete the form at https://forms.gle/uLgAw31CozDnPsr6A and we will contact you if a place becomes available.  

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    Covid-19 Update

    April 14, 2021
    Covid-19 Update

    COVID-19 Update effective from the 7th June 2021 (Updated 7th June)    Dear Club Members Following the receipt of guidance from Tennis Ireland, please find below a link to updated Return to Play Protocols for Tennis Clubs, Coaches and Players that will come into effect from June 7th, 2021 https://www.tennisireland.ie/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/COVID-Protocols-June-7th-2021-v1.3.pdf   The key changes to the protocols in this phase of reopening relevant to KCTC include the following: Outdoor Competition and Tournament play is allowed.  Such activity must take place under strict protocol and without spectators. Protocols for the safe operation of competitions are available by visiting https://www.tennisireland.ie/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Return-to-Competition-Guidelines-Version-4.pdf   If you have any queries in relation to the guidelines or otherwise, please contact covid19@tennisireland.ie Regards   KCTC [...]

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    Robert Cummins Nominated to President of Munster Tennis

    Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club would like to congratulate club member Robert Cummins on his recent nomination to the role of President of Munster Tennis. Robert started his tennis journey here in Kilfeacle in the 1980s and has gone on to represent club, province and country. Over the last number of years, Robert has played a key role in the development of KCTC along with dozens of other tennis clubs nationally. His impact on and contribution to the wider tennis community from the grassroots level up is noteworthy. We wish Robert the best of luck in his new role over the next number of years.

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    Upgrade to facilities at Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club

    Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club is delighted to announce that a series of upgrades to the club facilities will commence over the next few months based on funding from the Sports Capital Programme operated by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.  This round of upgrades to club facilities will see the installation of new Tiger Turf Advantage Pro court surfaces in the club, which will be supplied by Court Care Ireland in Cork. The club will also be installing ITF Class I (500 lux) LED lighting on all courts which will deliver the highest standard lighting for club members. This state-of-the-art new LED lighting will be supplied by Philips Lighting in Holland. The lighting design was completed by Signify in Dublin and installation will be completed by local business Tom Coughlan Electrical Services. The committee of KCTC welcomes this funding from the Sports Capital Programme which will see the club facilities upgraded to the highest standard in terms [...]

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    Congratulations to all the prize winners from our KCTC MoveIT Charity Challenge. Well done to all those who participated. We are delighted to be passing on the proceeds to SVP, Tipperary Town. The winners are: Ber Bourke - €25 membership voucher. Colette Carew - €50 membership voucher. Maire Casey O’Driscoll - €100 membership voucher. Looking forward to seeing everyone on the court soon

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    KCTC Move It Charity Challenge

    Get moving, contribute to a great cause and be in with a chance to win vouchers of up to €100 towards 2021 KCTC membership.   Want to get moving more, have fun and contribute to a great cause? Then the KCTC Move IT Charity Challenge is for you. You can decide how much you want to walk/run in the month of the challenge but the aim is to get out and active. The challenge runs from 20th February until 20th March 2021.  As a bonus, there are a number of draws available when a donation to the SVP Tipperary Town Conference fund is made on Paypal below: Everyone that donates to the SVP Tipperary Town Conference below will be automatically entered into a draw for a €25 voucher towards a 2021 KCTC membership. You do not need to partake in the Nike challenge for entry the €25 draw. Walk 50km in the Move IT Charity Challenge - you will be entered into a draw for a €50 voucher [...]

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    KCTC COVID19 Closure

    December 31, 2020
    KCTC COVID19 Closure

    30th December - Statement from the Board of Tennis Ireland - Level 5 Update   To all members. In compliance with the recent government announcement and correspondence below from Tennis Ireland, KCTC is NOW CLOSED until at least January 31st 2021. Happy New Year to all our members and their families. We will look forward to welcoming you all back in due course. We look forward to welcoming new members too. Stay safe everyone and thanks for all your cooperation in 2020. KCTC committee   Dear President / Secretary / General Manager, An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, this evening announced the return of “full scale” Level 5 restrictions from midnight tonight until at least January 31st in a bid to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Unfortunately, this means that no indoor or outdoor tennis activities, including those involving children, should take place with an exception for designated High [...]

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    KCTC 2021 Membership

    December 28, 2020
    KCTC 2021 Membership

    Thinking of joining KCTC in 2021? Membership for 2021 is now open for new members and new memberships run until the end of January 2022. All of our memberships are inclusive of Tennis Ireland affiliation fees (€14 per adult, €35 for family and €8 for junior membership). Membership also includes free court lighting so no additional lighting costs or tokens are required to play. Further details at https://kilfeacletennis.ie/membership

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    KCTC September League Sheets

    League sheets for the KCTC September League are now available on the KCTC website. Thanks to all on the league committee for organising the groups which was no easy task with 140 entries this time round. Contact telephone numbers for players will be published on the league sheets placed in the club later this week.

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    September 2020 League Entry

    The September 2020 KCTC league will start on the week of Monday 14th September 2020. Monday - Advanced, Tuesday - Advanced, Wednesday - Intermediate and Thursday - Beginners. Please note that if you entered the March 2020 league, you will automatically be entered into the September 2020 league for free on the same night you entered in March. If you entered the March league but you do not wish to partake in the September league, please notify the league committee by texting the club phone or emailing info@kilfeacletennis.ie. Entries can be made online up to Saturday 5th September at https://kilfeacletennis.ie/kctc-payments-page/ or alternatively can be paid at the club at the next social tennis night on Saturday 5th. Entry fee is €15.

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    Junior Tennis Coaching September 2020

    KCTC kids coaching is resuming on the 1st week of September for 7 weeks. Junior - 1st class & 2/3rd class on Wednesdays and 4th/5th/6th Class on Thursdays. Due to COVID restrictions, all groups are limited to 12 participants in each session. Two coaches (male and female) will be present at all sessions so each child gets a very good level of instruction for the hour. Cost of the 7 weeks of coaching is €60. Please note that children participating in coaching must be 2020 members of KCTC. Coaching and membership can be signed up for online at https://kilfeacletennis.ie/kctc-payments-page/.

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    Tipperary Mid West Radio Documentary about KCTC

    If you missed the excellent documentary on Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club produced by Grey Heron Media that was broadcast on Tipperary Mid West Radio, you can listen back on the player below.     Grey Heron Media · Ep9: Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club (Get Active, Get Involved)

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    Tennis Ireland Revised Tournament Calendars for 2020

    The revised 2020 tournament calendars are now published by Tennis Ireland. These 2020 calendars will be updated on an on-going basis as additional events are confirmed.   https://www.tennisireland.ie/competitions/calendars/2020-revised-tennis-ireland-calendar/ https://www.tennisireland.ie/competitions/calendars/2020-revised-junior-calendar/ https://www.tennisireland.ie/competitions/calendars/2020-revised-seniors-calendar/

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