First Club Night Competition – Mon, 2nd June

29 05 2008

The first club night competition of the season at the Tennis Club is on Monday, the 2nd June with a draw for partner. Those wanting to take part should arrive no later than 6.30pm. There is a fee of £2 for adults and £1 for juniors and there is a prize on offer.


Busy Tennis Courts on 7/8 and 14/15 June

27 05 2008

There are various tennis competitions scheduled for the weekends of the 7th and 14th of June. So court time will be at a premium and the Tennis Club apologises for any inconvenience to members. The details are:

  • Sat 7 & Sun 8 June all day to 6pm – Finals of South of Scotland junior road to Wimbledon competition. (This is not an open competition).
  • Sat 14 June all day to 6pm – Tennis Dumfries and Galloway Junior Closed Tournament.
  • Sun 15 June all day to 6pm – Mens and ladies open doubles competition. Draw for partner.

2008 Tennis Dumfries & Galloway Junior Championships

27 05 2008

The Tennis Dumfries & Galloway Junior Championships are to be held on Saturday the 14 June. The closing date for entries is Tuesday the 10th June. The courts at Nunholm wil be used in conjunction with courts at the David Keswick Centre to provide at least 6 courts for the day.

The entry form can be downloaded here: [Acrobat/PDF Format]
TDG Junior Tournament Entry Form 2008 

Tennis Club Championships 2008

27 05 2008

The closing dates for entry into the Dumfries Tennis Club Senior and Junior Championships are looming rapidly so please get your entries in on time. The ties are played over the course of the season with the finals day on Saturday 30th August. All standards are welcome with both open and handicap events in the various categories and entry is open to all Sports Club members.

The entry forms for both events can be downloaded here: [Acrobat/PDF Format]

Club Championships 2008 Entry Form

Junior Club Championships 2008 Entry Form

Top Placed Knights yield to Alexander

26 05 2008

Man of the match AlexanderAPD Dumfries pulled of a dramatic win on Sunday against the National League Division 2 leaders Dunfermline Knights. In an enthralling game the opposition were restricted to 150 all out after Stuart Alexander blew away their top order with an opening spell which claimed 4 wickets. (This was the same time as the sightscreen was also blown over). Read the rest of this entry »

Scottish Cup tennis on Sunday 1st June

26 05 2008

Dumfries Men’s Tennis Team have been competing in the Dumfries & Galloway Scottish Cup qualifiers.

Dumfries defeated Dalbeattie by 6 to 3 to move into the final qualifying round to play Castle Douglas at Nunholm on 18th May. The Dumfries Team saw Mickey Breen and Chris Topping at No 1, Colin Dunbar and Lister McKiddie at No 2 with John Steele and Jack Copeland at No 3. Castle Douglas had Geoff Legg and Bruce Todd at No 1 with Colin Kennedy and Rab Peacock at No 2 and Neil Carmichael and Jeremy Culham at No 3.

The Dumfries Team had one of their best Scottish Cup performances in winning deservedly 5-1 to go into the National stage of the Scottish Cup.

Dumfries now play at home against Border rivals, Peebles in the first round of the main draw. The match takes place at 1 pm at Nunholm on Sunday, 1st June 2008 and spectators are most welcome.

Nunholm Squash Masters in Home Internationals tussle

23 05 2008
2008 Scotland Masters

2008 Scotland Masters

A sunny Edinburgh on Friday saw the start of the final Masters Squash Home Internationals of the season. The Nunholm Squash Club was once more represented with Sue Strachan playing again, this time for the Womens over 35s.

She started the team off in style with a 3-0 win over the Welsh number five and the team went on to record a 5-0 victory over Wales. Next was Ireland and another 5-0 result and another 3-0 win for Sue this time playing at number four. Read the rest of this entry »