On Air Daybreak Tom Cain | 6:00am - 9:30am

Castletown crowned Todmorden Shield tennis champions

Albany Tennis Report by Pat Sharp

Last Sunday was a very busy one at the Albany Tennis Club as it played host to this year’s Todmorden Shield triangular match.

Albany, Castletown T C and Ramsey T C went head to head in 200 games. Twenty four players – 8 per club – played men’s and women’s doubles over 5 hours to complete.

Castletown T C took the win this year with 92 games. Albany won 65
games and Ramsey 43. All games were fiercely contested.

The Teams 

Albany: Goncalo Campo& Jayden Go, Neri Gricevius & Tim Davies, Aailish Kelly & Ava Austerberry, Kirsten Hall & Michaela Duchonova.

Castletown: Neil Ronan & Rob Mason, Craig Blackwell & Alan McNair, Justine Tory & Kirree Ronan, Lucy Kerr & Hannah Snidal.

Ramsey: SeanDrewry & Orry Farnworth, Rob Comber & Jack Christian, Cathy Tsitsos & Linda Bates, Alison Hart & Helen Brooks. Our juniors Aailish and Ava played very well winning 20 games, Neil & Rob won 25 and Sean and Orry winning 24. 

Castletown will be next year's hosts.

Next Tuesday (27) is the 4th and final American tournament for this year.

There will be prizes for winners on the night plus overall individual Champion and runner-up.

Players intending on entering, please let the club know by no later than Monday 7pm – ring 861497 or 498597 or e-mail albanytennispr@manx.net.

Entry fee £2 with all proceeds going to the Development Fund. 


Junior coaching will take a break during half-term with Minis on this Saturday (24) but not next. There will be no coaching during next week, all will be back to normal on Monday, 2 November.

The Club Championship Presentations – seniors and juniors -will take place at the club this Saturday (24) at 3pm.



Report by Pat Sharp.

More from Isle of Man Sport