Sunday, 18 August 2013

2013 Nora Taylor & Cuthbertson Shields

The Annual Nora Taylor Cup for Ladies Singles and Cuthbertson Shield for Mens Singles was held on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th August at Omagh Lawn Tennis Club. The weather was warm and fine. This was an internal handicap event and the entry was up on last year. There were many close games . Surprise results were Gary Martin beating Mark Smyth and Maeve Coney beating Nikki Hawkes in earlier games however Mark and Nikki proved too strong overall and walked away with the trophies.

Ladies Semi-Finals were between Eithne Largy and Nikki Hawkes and Maeve Coney and Georgia Stewart.

Finals were between Nikki Hawkes and Maeve Coney. The winner was Nikki Hawkes.

Mens Semi-Finals were between Mark Smyth and Mathew Gilbert and father/son match between Stephen Cuthbertson and Ryan Cuthbertson.

Finals were between Mark Smyth and Stephen Cuthbertson. The winner was Mark Smyth.

An enjoyable Barbecue was held in the Clubhouse later on after the competition, and was attended by players and members celebrating into the early hours.

Picture Below from left to right: Maeve Coney (Ladie's Runner Up), Nikki Hawkes (Ladie's Winner),Mark Smyth (Men's Winner) and Stephen Cuthbertson (Men's Runner Up)