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1st team win match 8

As we now pass the halfway point, we hosted Birkenhead last night. The night got off to an unusual start as Birkenhead’s top lady turned up and decided not to play due to a big tournament she’s in today (why couldn’t this been worked out sooner?). We were up against a very weak Birkenhead team,

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HLTC Doubles tournament

  An eight-pairs men’s invitation doubles tournament was held on the afternoon of Saturday, June 4th. The participants, together with substitute, interloper and umpire, all feature in the post-event photograph above. The format was the same as that used previously, with the 16 participants being paired off (subjectively, by the captain) such that the better players partnered notionally

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The halfway point

Unfortunately it was a bad week last week for the 1st team. Story of the season as I find myself repeating myself, with numerous players missing, we lost in our rearranged game 15-3 to Prenton and Heswall fielded a strong team with 2 players who rarely play in Jacob Whalley and Andy Wilkinson to also

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Wirral Men’s League – Hoylake vs Prenton 2

Bank holiday Monday saw Prenton 2 at home to Hoylake who were hoping to continue heir recent turn of form. A slow start by Paul Cottam and Colin Banner proved costly and they lost in 2 sets to Prenton’s first pair, 6-1, 6-4. Meanwhile, Tom Hunter and Dan Rothwell scored a great win against their

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Wirral Men’s League – Hoylake vs Helsby 1

Hoylake celebrated their 1st victory of the season last night and it was well deserved. David Challener & Paul Cottam tussled with Helsby 1st pair, managing to win in a 3rd set tiebreak no less, 4-6, 6-4, 10-3. The pair stayed focused and adapted well to Helsby’s change of tactics when they fell behind. Colin

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A draw in match 5 for the 1st team

Probably one of the most difficult weeks for selection across all teams this Tuesday…A coach full of ladies missing!!! The 1st team this week welcomed back Danny Jones, and saw both Fiona Lalloo and Lucy Hamlett bumped up to the 1st team. We were up against the current leaders in Hooton. Yet again we battled

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Hoylake Summer Tennis Camps Confirmed

Craig and the coaching team at Hoylake have confirmed the dates for this years summer Tennis camps. These are always very popular, so download the form below,  fill them in and get them across to CLS coaching as soon as you can. Download form here   CLS Summer Tennis Camps 2016

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1st team win match 4

Match 4 we welcomed our local rivals Alderley on our courts. It was nice to see fimilar faces back in the 1st division. Story of the season so far with players missing including…Mike, myself, Vicky, Danni, Danny, Jack, Liz, Claire. But yet again those who have stepped in have to take big credit, not only

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Wirral men’s league – Thorndale 1 vs Hoylake

Yesterday’s match away to Thorndale 1st team nearly didn’t happen due to being unable to secure a 4th player. On the verge of forfeiting the fixture and receiving 4 penalty points to boot, along with an 0-8 scorecard, step to the rescue Dan Rothwell last minute! Only just back from illness, Dan and John O’Connell

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American Tournament/ Social Evening – Friday, 13th May

This very successful event was ably organised by Alan and Liz Towersey and involved mixed doubles matches only. Liz, advised that the average participant could not be bothered to read instructions still less understand them, decided to stage a mime to illustrate the way in which the players were required to relocate themselves after each match depending upon

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