29 Mar Young Seniors Teams return from Capetown
ITF Young Seniors Teams
Italia Cup (M35)
Justin Clarke, Gary Kilduff, Rob Cherry, David Mullins
Suzanne Lenglen Cup (W35)
Elaine Chambers, Ashley McVeigh, Donna McSorley, Christine Kournakova
The Ladies team met the No 1 seeds France in their first tie and went on to compete against USA and UK for 4th-6th place finishing in their a very worthy position of 6th overall
Tony Trabert Cup (M40)
Justin Smith, Robert Cummins, Joe Cummiskey, Cronan McNamara
Ireland beat Turkey and narrowly lost to the no 8 seeds Sweden in the group stages before going on to challenge South Africa for 9th/10th place eventually losing to Australia to finish in 12th place overall.
Young Cup (W40)
Ffyona Cunnngham, Suzanne Tyrrell and Gemma O’Donoghue
Ffyona Cunningham and Gemma O’Donoghue both won their singles vs Brazil in the play off stages while Ffyona and Suzanne Tyrrell won their doubles against the Australian team to eventually finish in 10th place overall.
Teams Dubler Cup (M45)
Willie Reynolds, Pat McGrath, Eddie Moloney
In the group stages the Mens team faced the no 2 seeds and eventual Champions the Netherlands in their opening match so it was in the playoffs where they found their pace beating Turkey while Patrick McGrath also took a singles point in their tie against India.