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  • Latest KCTC News

    Covid-19 Update

    COVID-19 Update for Reopening on the 26th April 2021 (Updated 14th April)  Dear KCTC Members.  With regard to the re-opening of the club on the 26th of April, all club members must ensure that they familiarise themselves with the protocols outlined in the page below and documents linked to and ensure that they are followed, in full, so that the risk of transmission of COVID-19 is minimised.   The latest guidelines from Tennis Ireland can be downloaded at:   https://www.tennisireland.ie/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/ROI-Clubs_Level5_April-26th-v1.1.pdf The key points are: From 26 April outdoor tennis facilities can reopen To access club courts, players must be a current member or a participant on an approved Tennis Ireland Programme Indoor courts must remain closed (with an exception for High Performance Players) Double’s play is allowed, if playing partners are from the same household. Club houses and other indoor facilities (for example: [...]

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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

    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

    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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