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Albany Tennis Club News

POSTED Thu 11-05-2017

Albany is again running a British Heart Foundation tournament - on Tuesday 16 May with a 9.30am start. It's £10 to enter and should finish by 1pm. Refreshments will be provided. Contact Bridget Stewart (007@gmail.com to enter) or just come and watch and support the event.  There will also be a raffle so non-playing spectators can help raise a bigger total than last year. Funds raised will go towards equipment for the IOM Cardiac Department at Nobles Hospital. The Mini Tennis and Junior coaching programmes are now in full swing with red, orange and green ball squads turning up in force on Tuesdays (see pic) . Now that the April up-grade has taken place and many children have moved to a higher group there are some places available at 12noon...

Winning ways for Fagg on Manx National

POSTED Wed 10-05-2017

Last weekend’s Manx National Rally produced a surprise victory for Isle of Man resident co-driver Rob Fagg, continuing his strong start to the season. Competing alongside Welshman Hugh Hunter in the Dom Buckley RSC prepared RS Hunter Tarmac backed Ford Fiesta R5, the pair took victory by just under a minute over 2016 runners up Simon Bowen and Richard Robinson in their Subaru Impreza WRC S12 after event long leader and three times winner Jason Pritchard (Ford Focus WRC05) hit problems on the penultimate stage. It was a rally of firsts for Hugh and MC Locksmiths / Burger Man Catering / Organic Construction Solutions backed Fagg, as prior to the event they had not undertaken a recce or indeed competed on tarmac together. With this in mind...

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