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Great Memories from days gone by

posted 15 Jul 2019, 13:22 by Philip Mulligan   [ updated 17 Jul 2019, 05:17 ]
Check out this footage from the past shot on cine camera. Special thanks to Jack O'Gorman for sharing it with us. The clips are from Championship Finals day in 1976 and probably the following year..You can see Liz, Rory and Gerry Greene in action. Liz and Gerry were Ladies and Men's Singles Champions in 1976. It was so cold that you can see some of the spectators with sleeping bags and were on pews salvaged from the old church which is now fruit world.  

There is a shot of the garden in front of the house before the extra courts were laid down and the whole complex realigned. The builders hut in the background was the unisex dressing rooms. The club was ahead of its time!

I am losing the audio track after 20 seconds in the conversion process but hopefully I'll sort it out in the next few days.