The Munstergroup Clare Community Games Table Tennis finals for U-13 Boys & Girls were held in St Anne’s school, Ennis on Friday 25 January. It was coordinated by Danny Comerford. The number of entries was very low but the standard was extremely high. Ennis St John’s won in both events and the opportunity to represent Clare in the Munster finals in Tralee on March 29th. In the girls final the Ennis St Johns side took on a strong An Droichead team and won 4-3. The Ennis team included the three Kearney sisters. The final of the boy’s competition was contested by Ennis St John’s and An Droichead. Ennis came out winners on a score of 5-1.
The munstergroup Insurance Clare Community Games Table Tennis competition was held in Ennis on Friday 31st January. The U13 Boys team from Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly (Kenneth Higgins, Enda Haren & Conor O'Rourke) are through to the Munsters.
Girls U13 Competition
- Ennis, St. Johns - Rhona Kearney, Edith Kearney, Emilia Kovale, Eimear Kilroy, Jane Hillery.
- An Droichead - Susan O'Shea, Molly Fennessy, Alice Gleeson, Katie Conlan, Vicky Costello.
The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games U13 Boys Table Tennis competitions for 2016 took place in Cratloe GAA hall on Sunday 28th February. The final was contested by the local side Cratloe and Doora/Barefield. It was a very friendly sporting final with Cratloe proving the stronger team and getting through to represent Clare in the Munster finals in U.L. in July. The co-ordinator Sara Lee and her referees did a great job.
The U13 Boys St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Table Tennis tournament took place in Cratloe GAA Hall on Sunday 22nd January. A round robin format was used as there were three teams competing - one from Cratloe and two from Doora-Barefield. There was a large number of singles matches followed by a round of doubles matches. The standard was good and there were some long rallies and close matches. Many thanks to Sara Cavanagh from Cratloe who co-ordinated the event and to the Cratloe GAA who provided an excellent venue. In the end, the Doora-Barefield (white) team came out on top with Cratloe close runners up.
The U13 and U16 Boys St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Table Tennis tournament took place in Cratloe GAA Hall on Sunday 8th March. An enjoyable morning of table tennis was had and many thanks to Sara Lee from Cratloe who co-ordinated the event and to the Cratloe GAA who provided an excellent venue.