Internationals

Senior Internationals


Elm Park has had the honour of hosting many tennis International events over the years including the first Triangular international tennis tournament between Scotland, Wales, and Ireland in 1962 which were played on the new back grass courts.

The clubs illustrious list of Senior Tennis Internationals is as follows:

Year Name Event
1947 Joe McHale Davis Cup against Yugoslavia.
1950 J. J. Fitzgibbon Ireland versus Wales in Dublin.  Ireland versus England in Scarborough.
1951 J. J. Fitzgibbon Ireland versus Wales in Swansea.  Ireland versus England in Dublin.
  Joe McHale Ireland versus Wales in Swansea.
1952 J. J. Fitzgibbon Versus Scotland in Glasgow.  Versus England in Scarborough.  Versus Wales in Cork
1953 J. J. Fitzgibbon Ireland versus Wales in Swansea
1967 Patricia O'Gorman Ireland versus England in Sunday's Well, Cork. Versus Wales and Scotland in Scotland.
1969 Patricia O'Gorman International versus Wales in Galway. International versus Scotland in Glasgow.
1970 Patricia O'Gorman International versus Wales in Ros-On-Sea in Denbingshire, Wales.
1971 Peter Ledbetter Ireland versus Scotland and Wales in Elm Park.
1973 Peter Ledbetter Davis Cup versus Norway in Dublin, and home international against England in Stourbridge.
1974 Peter Ledbetter Davis Cup versus Portugal & Turkey.
1978 Helen Lennon Federation Cup versus Finland in Elm Park.
1980 Robin Gibney Kings Cup versus Spain.
1981 Ken Fitzgibbon Ireland versus Denmark in the Kings Cup.
1982 Robbie Dolan Ireland versus Finland in the Davis Cup.
1987 John Mulvey Non playing captain in European Nations Cup.
1987 Robbie Dolan Triangular tournament with Wales + Scotland.  Davis Cup verus Malta in Malta.
1988 Robbie Dolan Davis Cup versus Cyprus in Cork.
1989 Robbie Dolan Davis Cup versus Senegal in Limerick.
2000 Anne-Marie Hogan European Team championships.
2009 Jenny Claffey Federation Cup versus Algeria,  Greece, Finland, and Malta.
2012 Jenny Claffey Federation Cup versus Malta, Morocco, Armenia, and Turkey.
2013 Jenny Claffey Federation Cup versus Moldova, Malta & Kenya.

 

Veteran Internationals

The following Elm Park members have represented Ireland at Veterans level:

  1. Niall O'Riordan
  2. Gerry O'Shaughnessy
  3. Maurice Fives
  4. Michael Wogan
  5. Maedhbh McEvoy
  6. Breeda Claffey
  7. John Mulvey
  8. John Horn
  9. Robin Gibney
  10. Joe Cummiskey


Underage Honours

Michelle Buckley represented Ireland many times at under-age levels including under 21.

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