Club News

Southport Tennis League season starting in August August 07, 2020
The 2020 season of the Southport Tennis League gets underway starting from Monday 10th August. Rainford Tennis Club will once again be entering a... [MORE]

Winners revealed in our Summer Singles Box League July 31, 2020
Our Summer Singles Box League came to its conclusion this past week with the winner revealed in all four divisions. After some very competitive m... [MORE]

Court Usage Guidelines - Updated 14th July July 14, 2020
Courts at Rainford Tennis Club are available for members to use with the following restrictions in place: Court 2 (Shale Court) and Courts 4 an... [MORE]

Castlecourt Construction Ltd announced as Official Club Sponsor July 01, 2020
Rainford Tennis Club are delighted to announce the signing of Castlecourt Construction Ltd as our new Official Club Sponsor for the next 3... [MORE]

Liverpool & District League cancelled for 2020 June 02, 2020
The HEAD Liverpool & District Tennis League have released the following statement regarding the cancellation for the 2020 season: Following a... [MORE]

Rainford's Picnic In The Park postponed until 2021 May 22, 2020
Rainford's Picnic In The Park festival will not be taking place in 2020 and has been postponed until next year. Please read below the statement from... [MORE]

Rainford Tennis Club extend partnership with HEAD April 01, 2020
Rainford Tennis Club are delighted to announce we have extended our long-term partnership with HEAD.  As one of the leading brands in tennis,&n... [MORE]

2020 Annual General Meeting March 03, 2020
The 2020 Annual General Meeting of Rainford Tennis Club took place on Tuesday 3rd March starting at 7.00pm at Rainford Labour Club. All members wer... [MORE]

Anthony Hardman appointed as our new Head Coach March 01, 2020
Rainford Tennis Club are delighted to announce that Anthony Hardman has been appointed as our new Head Coach. Anthony joins the Club with over 20... [MORE]

Winter Floodlit Tennis at Rainford Tennis Club February 01, 2020
To allow members to play more tennis, Rainford Tennis Club are delighted to announce that we will be running floodlit winter sessions over the ... [MORE]

Fun times at the Presentation Evening & Race Night November 08, 2019
Thank you to all the members, friends and families who attended our annual Presentation Evening & Race Night this evening at the Village Hall. ... [MORE]

Phil Thomas wins Volunteer of the Year Award September 28, 2019
Phil Thomas has been presented with the Volunteer of the Year Award from the HEAD Liverpool & District Tennis League. In the summer of 2019, ... [MORE]

Jean Birchall July 20, 2019
Rainford Tennis Club are saddened to announce the death of our former Ladies Captain and long-time member Jean Birchall. Jean’s funeral will ... [MORE]

Rainford Tennis Club thanks Picnic In The Park June 10, 2019
Rainford Tennis Club would officially like to thank the organisers of Rainford's Picnic In The Park, which took place this past weekend at the Jubil... [MORE]

Winners decided at 2018 Club Tournament Finals Day September 30, 2018
It was an exciting afternoon of tennis at the annual Club Tournament Finals Day which took place today at the Jubilee Recreation Ground. Cameron ... [MORE]

Green Army reach Brockbank Trophy Final August 21, 2018
Rainford Tennis Club are through to the final of the Liverpool Brockbank Trophy for the first time in their history following a thrilling ... [MORE]

Rainford winners at 2018 St Helens Tennis Tournament August 16, 2018
There was a double success for Rainford Tennis Club players at this week's St Helens Tennis Tournament sponsored by North West Waste Consultants wit... [MORE]

North West Waste Consultants sponsor St Helens Tennis Tournament August 01, 2018
Rainford Tennis Club would like to thank North West Waste Consultants for their continued support of the St Helens Tennis Tournament. The company... [MORE]

Promotion for Green Army Men's 3rd Team July 26, 2018
The champagne was flowing at the Jubilee Recreation Ground as our Men's 3rd Team secured their third succesive promotion in the HEAD Liverpool &... [MORE]

Rainford juniors win Lancashire Team Tennis July 08, 2018
Rainford's 18 & Under Girls Team have won their division in the 2018 Lancashire Team Tennis competition.The team of Eve Loftus and Maisie Lavell... [MORE]

Victory for Rainford High School Tennis Team July 05, 2018
Congratulations to the Year 7/8 Girls Tennis Team from Rainford High School who were recently crowned winners of the Lancashire Schoo... [MORE]

Club opens its doors for annual Open Day April 29, 2018
Over 100 people were in attendance today as Rainford Tennis Club opened its doors to the local community for its annual Open Day. Free sessi... [MORE]

Quiz Night takes place at Rainford Labour Club April 20, 2018
Thank you to all the Rainford Tennis Club members along with their family and friends who attended our annual Family Quiz Night this evening.  ... [MORE]

Hard courts cleaned ready for new season March 05, 2018
The hard-courts at Rainford Tennis Club have been professionally cleaned ahead of the new season. The work has been carried on the courts, which ... [MORE]

Fun evening at our 2017 End of Season Party October 20, 2017
Rainford Tennis Club has had some great achievements this year and as usual we celebrated these successes at our annual End of Season Party. The... [MORE]

Historic double promotion for Rainford's teams August 09, 2017
Rainford Tennis Club’s men’s and women’s teams will both be competing in Division A of the HEAD Liverpool and District Tennis Leag... [MORE]

Rainford retain the Southport College Cup July 19, 2017
Rainford Tennis Club's Mixed 1st Team have retained the College Cup in the Southport Tennis League. The team (pictured below) captained once agai... [MORE]

Great British Tennis Weekend comes to Rainford May 14, 2017
Rainford Tennis Club hosted an Open Day as part of the national Great British Tennis Weekend and there were more than 100 people in attendance tryin... [MORE]

Green Army enjoy 2016 End of Season Party October 07, 2016
The annual Rainford Tennis Club End of Season Party took place this evening at at Rainford Labour Club and this year the theme was a 70's Night. &n... [MORE]

Rainford Tennis Club win the Southport Spartans Trophy September 25, 2016
Rainford Tennis Club have lifted their third trophy of the season in the Southport Tennis League by winning the Spartans Trophy.  Having alr... [MORE]

Ladies Tennis Day raisies money for MacMillan Cancer Support September 11, 2016
Rainford Tennis Club hosted Ladies Tennis Day on Sunday 11th September starting at 1.00pm.  Everyone was invited to attend, including non-membe... [MORE]

Promotion for Green Army Teams August 18, 2016
Rainford Tennis Club were celebrating after two of their teams gained promotion in the Liverpool & District League.   The Men's 1st Team... [MORE]

Cameron wins the 2016 Liverpool Parks Tournament July 16, 2016
There was singles success for the Rainford Tennis Club this week at the 2016 Liverpool Parks Tennis Tournament. Cameron Ashley-Jones won the 18 &... [MORE]

Historic win for Rainford in the Southport College Cup July 13, 2016
It was a busy week for Rainford Tennis Club as the Mixed 1st Team were victorious in the final of the Southport League College Cup.  The Green ... [MORE]

Sarah chosen to captain Lancashire County Team January 10, 2016
Rainford tennis coach Sarah Stephenson has been chosen to be the Team Captain for the Lancashire 10 & Under Girls Team.   Sarah will be r... [MORE]

Cameron and Maisie win at Liverpool Easter Tournament April 11, 2015
  Rainford Tennis Club players Cameron Ashley-Jones and Maisie Lavelle were both winners at this week's 2015 Liverpool Tennis Easter Tournamen... [MORE]

Steve Vincent presented with Lifetime Achievement Award November 01, 2014
    Steve Vincent has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his services to tennis at the St Helens Sports Awards. Steve... [MORE]

Thank you to Helen Bligh and Linda Collins October 06, 2014
Helen Bligh and Linda Collins have both stepped down from the Committee at Rainford Tennis Club after many years of service.Helen has been the Chair... [MORE]

Sam Jalloh receives award from Liverpool & District League September 10, 2014
Samuel Jalloh was tonight presented with an award for services to tennis from the Liverpool & District Tennis League.     Rainford... [MORE]

Eve Twist wins Lancashire Tennis Championships August 30, 2014
  Rainford Tennis Club member Eve Twist is Lancashire County Champion after winning the 8 & Under Girls Singles this weekend at Bolton Are... [MORE]

Lenine and Maisie compete at Wimbledon August 20, 2014
    Two Rainford Tennis Club players have been competing on the grass courts of Wimbledon this week after reaching the finals of a nat... [MORE]

Eve Twist wins 2014 St Helens Tennis Tournament August 15, 2014
Rainford player Eve Twist has won the 8 & Under Girls Singles at this week's St Helens Tennis Tournament.   The week long competition, s... [MORE]

Triple promotion for Green Army teams August 01, 2014
    Rainford Tennis Club are celebrating after three of their teams gained promotion in this season’s Liverpool Tennis League.&nbs... [MORE]

Erin Scott chosen to represent Lancashire July 18, 2014
Rainford Tennis Club's Erin Scott has been chosen to represent Lancashire 9 & Under Team in the LTA County Cup. Erin has been cho... [MORE]

Brook Lodge win Merseyside School Games July 04, 2014
Brook Lodge Primary School from Rainford have won the Merseyside School Games tennis competition for the second year in a row. Having won last ... [MORE]

9 & Under Team win Lancashire Team Tennis June 15, 2014
Rainford Tennis Club’s 9 & Under Team have won their division in this season’s Lancashire Team Tennis competition. The team of Ph... [MORE]

Mayor of St Helens opens new tennis courts in Rainford May 18, 2014
  The Mayor of St Helens, Councillor Andy Bowden, visited Rainford Tennis Club today to officially open our new courts, as part of the ... [MORE]

8 & Under Team win at Lancashire Team Tennis May 04, 2014
Rainford Tennis Club’s 8 & Under Team have won their division in this year’s Lancashire Team Tennis.    The team of Sier... [MORE]

Cameron and Maisie win at Southport Spring Open April 15, 2014
There were two winners from Rainford Tennis Club at this week’s Southport Spring Open as both Cameron Ashley-Jones and Maisie Lavelle came hom... [MORE]

Rainford nominated in the 2013 Lancashire Tennis Awards October 30, 2013
Rainford Tennis Club were recently nominated for Club of the Year in the 2013 Lancashire Tennis Awards following a year of success for tennis... [MORE]

Success celebrated at 2013 Presentation Evening October 11, 2013
The 2013 Rainford Tennis Presentation Evening took place at Rainford Labour Club this evening and was a celebration of success for tennis ... [MORE]

Double success for Adam in 2013 Club Tournament September 28, 2013
  Rainford player Adam Ashton is celebrating after winning both the Boy’s Singles and Doubles in the 2013 Club Tournament.The 14 year ol... [MORE]

Green Army girls win in Widnes August 24, 2013
  There were two winners from Rainford Tennis Club at this week’s Widnes Tennis Open as both Maisie Lavelle and Erin Scott were victorio... [MORE]

2013 St Helens Tennis Tournament comes to a close August 17, 2013
The 2013 St Helens Tennis Tournament sponsored by North-West Waste Consultants took place this past week with a record entry from players from acr... [MORE]

Success for Rainford players at the West Cheshire Open August 04, 2013
  There was success for Rainford’s tennis players at this week’s 2013 West Cheshire Open with both Cameron Ashley-Jones and Erin S... [MORE]

Fashion Jewellery Evening raises funds for tennis in Rainford July 04, 2013
Rainford Tennis Club hosted a Fashion Jewellery & Accessory Evening to raise funds for tennis in the village.Club members and their friends ... [MORE]

Rainford members on their way to Wimbledon 2013 June 24, 2013
  This year Rainford Tennis Club received 13 pairs of tickets from the LTA for our members to attend The Championships at Wimbledon.Following ... [MORE]

Rainford players compete at the 2013 Livepool International June 23, 2013
Rainford members Natalie Wall and Albert Arthur have both been in action this week at the 2013 Liverpool International Tennis Tournament. ... [MORE]

On the road with our Family Bike Ride June 23, 2013
Our Family Bike Ride took place today in Rainford to raise funds to develop tennis in the village.Having raised funds through sponsorship, Club me... [MORE]

Play begins on new courts at Rainford Tennis Club June 15, 2013
The new courts at Rainford Tennis Club are ready for action and the first sessions have taken place on them this morning. As promised, the new court... [MORE]

The Mayor of St Helens visits Rainford Tennis Club April 30, 2013
The Mayor of St Helens Councillor Geoff Almond visited Rainford Tennis Club today to see the new tennis courts being built at the Jubilee Recreati... [MORE]

Adam Ashton chosen to ball-boy at the ATP World Tour Finals April 22, 2013
Rainford Tennis Club's Adam Ashton is over the moon at the prospect of sharing a court with the likes of Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray after being ... [MORE]

Phoebe wins 2013 Widnes Tennis Open April 09, 2013
Rainford's Phoebe Mitchell has won the 8 & Under Girls Singles at last week's 2013 Widnes Tennis Open.Phoebe, who is coached Rainford Tenni... [MORE]

Work begins on new tennis courts in Rainford March 18, 2013
Rainford Tennis Club are delighted to announce that work has begun today on our new tennis courts at the Jubilee Recreation Ground. The work, whi... [MORE]

Grant awarded to Rainford by St Helens Sports Council February 27, 2013
Rainford Tennis Club have received a grant from St Helens District Sports Council to support our weekly Family Fitness Session and to help grow... [MORE]

Rainford Tennis Club present medals to Albert and Jeff February 21, 2013
Rainford Tennis Club members Jeff Bagerbaseh and Albert Arthur have been officially presented with their division winners medals by Men's 1st T... [MORE]

Family Meal takes place at Cottage Tandoori February 08, 2013
Rainford Tennis Club hosted a Family Meal this evening at the Cottage Tandoori. Over 40 people enjoyed an evening of fantastic food in ... [MORE]

Sam Jalloh helping children through sport in Ghana January 17, 2013
Rainford Tennis Club’s Head Coach, Samuel Jalloh is travelling to Ghana this week to deliver sports programmes to underprivileged children. ... [MORE]

Conor Porteus wins Lancashire Young Volunteer of the Year November 09, 2012
Congratulations to Rainford Tennis Club's Conor Porteus who has won the Young Volunteer of the Year award at the 2012 Lancashire Tennis Awards. E... [MORE]

Sam and Conor are winners at the 2012 St Helens Sports Awards October 17, 2012
Rainford Tennis Club were celebrating after Samuel Jalloh and Conor Porteus were amongst the winners at the 2012 St Helens Sports Awards. Our Head ... [MORE]

Clean sweep for Sam Sheen in the 2012 Club Tournament September 15, 2012
  Sam Sheen is our new Men’s Singles, Boy’s Singles and Boy's Doubles Champion following an exciting day of tennis at th... [MORE]

Successful summer of Junior Tennis Camps at Rainford Tennis Club August 13, 2012
Rainford Tennis Club have been running Junior Tennis Camps during the summer holidays at the Jubilee Recreation Ground with record numbers attending... [MORE]

Green Army march on to another promotion August 02, 2012
Rainford Tennis Club’s Men’s 1st Team have won their third successive promotion in the Liverpool Tennis League after going unbeaten all ... [MORE]

Pierre Botcherby tackles London-Paris cycle challenge July 04, 2012
Congratulations to Rainford Tennis Club member Pierre Botcherby who took on an immense test of fitness and endurance this summer in the ... [MORE]

Ghana tennis players join Rainford Tennis Club June 12, 2012
Rainford Tennis Club is delighted to welcome a group of tennis players from Ghana, who are training at the Jubilee Recreation Ground ahead of next w... [MORE]

Rainford Tennis Club awarded £50,000 grant from Sport England March 20, 2012
  Rainford Tennis Club has secured £50,000 of Olympic legacy funding from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities Fund. The Inspired ... [MORE]

Coaches complete Liverpool Half Marathon to support children in Africa March 18, 2012
  Rainford Tennis coaches, Samuel Jalloh and Steve Vincent, completed the Liverpool Half Marathon today, to raise funds for the Sam Jalloh Spo... [MORE]

Rainford Tennis host Family Treasure Hunt December 31, 2011
Rainford Tennis Club today ran a Family Treasure Hunt at the Spinney Park.Children and their parents were attendance to join in the fun an... [MORE]

Celebrating success at our 2011 End of Season Party September 09, 2011
Players, parents, volunteers and friends of Rainford Tennis Club celebrated a season of success at our 2011 End of Season Party took place on Friday... [MORE]

Maisie Lavelle wins Lancashire Tennis Championships September 05, 2011
Maisie Lavelle has won the 8 & Under Girls Singles at the 2011 Lancashire Tennis Championships and is the first ever County Champion in the hist... [MORE]

Clean sweep for Conor at 2011 Club Tournament August 14, 2011
Conor Porteus won three titles at today’s finals day at the 2011 Rainford Tennis Club Tournament at the Jubilee Recreation Ground.  &nbs... [MORE]

Green Army gain promotion again in Liverpool Tennis League August 10, 2011
Rainford’s Men’s 1st Team have won promotion for the second successive season in the Liverpool Tennis League and will be competing at th... [MORE]

Porteus, Machin and Sheen reach finals at Liverpool Parks July 18, 2011
There was success for Rainford Tennis Club’s players at the 2011 Liverpool Parks Tennis Tournament, which took place this last week, with seve... [MORE]

Rainford Tennis Club raise funds for tennis in Africa June 26, 2011
  Rainford Tennis Club have held a fundraising day for the Sam Jalloh Sports Foundation and raised £500 to help running sports... [MORE]

Rainford Tennis Club receive special award from Sierra Leone April 26, 2011
Rainford Tennis Club were today presented with a special award from the coaches and players who are part of the Sam Jalloh Sports Foundati... [MORE]

Maisie Lavelle wins North of England Championship April 24, 2011
Rainford Tennis player Maisie Lavelle has won the 8 & Under Girls Singles at the 2011 North of England Tennis Championships. The seven year old... [MORE]

Rainford Tennis awarded Parks Tennis 'Beacon' status March 27, 2011
Rainford Tennis have been awarded  Parks Tennis ‘Beacon’ status by the LTA and Tennis Foundation for the quality of the comm... [MORE]

Dianne Murphy receives special award from Rainford Tennis Club March 26, 2011
Rainford Tennis Club have presented a special award to Dianne Murphy for her support of schools tennis in St Helens.Dianne, in her role as Partnersh... [MORE]

Maisie wins at City of Liverpool Tennis Tournament February 14, 2011
Rainford Tennis Club player Maisie Lavelle has won the 8 & Under Singles at the 2011 City of Liverpool Tennis Tournament.   The seven y... [MORE]

Christmas Party raises funds for Rainford Tennis Club December 11, 2010
The Rainford Tennis Christmas Party took place this evening with over £150 raised towards the Club’s development plans. The evening... [MORE]

Rainford recognised for School-Club Links December 04, 2010
  Rainford High Technology College have won an award from St Helens Council for their links with Rainford Tennis Club. The secondary school h... [MORE]

Community Tennis Programme launches in the Spinney Park November 06, 2010
    Rainford Tennis Club, in partnership with St Helens Council, have launched a community tennis programme on the c... [MORE]

Rainford registered as a Community Amatuer Sports Club November 05, 2010
Rainford Tennis Club are pleased to announce that they have been awarded Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) status by HMRC. Being a CASC venue ... [MORE]

Rainford Tennis Club announce plans to build new courts September 11, 2010
Rainford Tennis Club today announced their long-term plans to develop the tennis facilities at the Jubilee Recreation Ground. Having enjoyed the mo... [MORE]

Celebrating success at the 2010 End of Season Party September 10, 2010
Rainford Tennis Club hosted their annual End of Season Party at Rainford Labour Club with over 100 people in attendance.   The evening was a ... [MORE]

John Machin retains title at 2010 Club Tournament August 14, 2010
John Machin has retained his Men’s Singles title in the Rainford Tennis Club Tournament. The defending champion won his match against youngste... [MORE]

League title and promotion for Men's 1st Team August 02, 2010
    Rainford Tennis Club’s Men’s 1st Team have won their division and clinched promotion in the Liverpool Tennis League... [MORE]

New road sign unveiled at Rainford June 16, 2010
Rainford Tennis Club today unveiled their new road sign on Church Road telling people how to get to the venue.   The sign, which was funded b... [MORE]

Alex Gillespie back on the Road to Wimbledon June 16, 2010
Alex Gillespie has won the recent HSBC Road to Wimbledon tournament held at Rainford High School for the second year in a row.   The event is... [MORE]

Men's 1st Team win battle of the Rainford teams May 22, 2010
Rainford Tennis Club’s men’s teams battled it out this weekend in the Liverpool Tennis League with the 1st Team coming out with a 5-1 vi... [MORE]

Rainford win 2009 St Helens Sports Club of the Year February 28, 2010
Rainford Tennis Club have won 2009 Sports Club of the Year at the St Helens Cultural Awards.   The Club received the award in recognition of ... [MORE]

Rainford win 2009 Lancashire Tennis Club of the Year September 26, 2009
  Rainford Tennis Club have won Club of the Year at the 2009 Lancashire Tennis Awards. The Club won the award following an online vote having ... [MORE]

Andy Gillespie wins Junior Player of the Year September 11, 2009
Andrew Gillespie has won the 2009 Junior Player of the Year award at Rainford Tennis Club following an impressive season on-court.   Andrew w... [MORE]

John Machin and Andy Gillespie win at 2009 Club Tournament August 26, 2009
John Machin has won the Men’s Singles title at the 2009 Rainford Tennis Club Tournament beating Andrew Corish in the final 6-3, 6-3.   ... [MORE]

Rainford players compete in Liverpool Parks Tournament July 18, 2009
Rainford Tennis Club enjoyed their most successful season ever at the Liverpool Parks Tennis Tournament with nine players represented the Club at th... [MORE]

Alex Gillespie on the Road to Wimbledon June 10, 2009
Rainford junior Alex Gillespie won the recent HSBC Road to Wimbledon competition at Rainford High School and will now play in the county finals of t... [MORE]

Friday Night Live raises over £600 for Rainford Tennis Club April 17, 2009
Rainford Tennis Club would like to thank everyone who attended Friday Night Live on 17th April at Rainford Ex-Servicemen's Club. The night, which... [MORE]

Rainford Tennis Club achieve Tennis Clubmark January 29, 2009
Rainford Tennis Club are the first outdoor venue on Merseyside to achieve Tennis Clubmark in recognition of their good practice and qual... [MORE]