News

Spring Finals Update

With the NSNTA Semi Finals last week and the NSLTA, NSJTA and NSTA finals commencing as well, the Club has quite a few teams in semi finals and grand finals in the coming week:

In the NSTNA the following teams won their Semi Finals last week and play their Grand Finals tonight:

  • The Ladies B Reserve 2 team defeated Essendon and play in the Grand Final tonight at Oak Park.
  • The Ladies C Reserve 3 team defeated Keilor and play in the Grand Final tonight at Gladstone Park.

Commiserations to the NSNTA teams that lost their Semi Finals last week:

  • The Ladies B Special 2 team lost to Strathmore last Tuesday
  • The Mens B Grade 3 team lost to Oak Park on Thursday

In the NSLTA the Section 5 team play a Semi Final against Avondale Heights at St. Monica’s.

In the NSTA:

  • The B Grade Mixed team defeated Gladstone Park by a single game and play Maribyrnong Park/Buckley Park at Maribyrnong Park on Saturday.
  • The A Grade team were defeated by Maribyrnong Park
  • The A Reserve team were defeated by Royal Park.

In the NSJTA we have four teams that played in Semi Finals for four wins, so there will be four teams playing in Grand Finals this weekend:

  • The A Reserve 1 team defeated Sydneham and play Moomba Park at Coburg this Friday night
  • The B Grade 1 team defeated Avondale Heights and play Hillside at Hume this Saturday
  • The D Special 1 team defeated St Christopher’s and play Essendon at Gladstone Park this Saturday
  • The D Special 2 team defeated Hume and play Strathmore at Gladstone Park this Saturday

Good luck to all teams playing in finals and well done to all teams that made the finals.

Please note that the Club is hosting the following finals:

  • The NSNTA Ladies C Special 2 Grand Final on Tuesday 26th November.
  • The NSLTA Section 3 Grand Final on Thursday 12th December.

NSNTA Spring 2019 Finals Draws Out Now

The Finals Draws for the NSNTA Spring 2019 Season are now available, with four teams playing in Semi Finals next week:

  • The Ladies B Special 2 team play Strathmore at Westmeadows on Tuesday night
  • The Ladies B Reserve 2 team play Essendon at Taylor’s Lakes on Tuesday night
  • The Ladies C Reserve 3 team play Keilor at Buckley Park on Tuesday night
  • The Mens B Grade 3 team play Oak Park at Strathmore on Thursday

Please note that the Club is hosing the following finals in the coming weeks:

  • Mens C Special 1 Semi Final on Thursday 21st November
  • Ladies C Special 2 Grand Final on Tuesday 26th November

Please remember that entries for next season close on Sunday 24th November, so if you wish to play next season please remember to contact the Club.

Good luck to all teams for the Finals and thanks to all players for playing this season.

Team Entries for Autumn 2020 Seasons now open

The entries for all Competitions for the Autumn 2020 season are now open.

If you are interested in playing next season please notify the Selection Committee by writing your name on the Sign Up Sheets in the Club House or by sending the Club an Email with your details.

Please note these entries close on Sunday 24th November.

Christmas Party is on December 7th

The Doutta Galla Tennis Club’s Christmas Party for 2019 is on Saturday 7th of December from 6:30pm.

The Club Championships Trophies and Junior Awards will presented on the night and it’s a great chance to catch up or meet other members of the Club.

The Club will be providing a Barbeque, Drinks and Nibbles, please BYO Salads, Desserts and anything else you would like to share.

All Members are welcome to attend.

Working Bee this Sunday 13th October

The Club will hold its Annual Working Bee this Sunday 13th October from 12pm to 3pm.

All are welcome to help perform key maintenance on the Club and ensure it stays beautiful for another 12 months.

Financial Adult and Family Members that attend are entitled to receive their $40 Maintenance Levy.

Any gardening equipment, wheelbarrows, shovels and cleaning equipment you could bring would be most helpful.

Club Championships Draws now available

Doutta Galla Club Championships 2019 - Now On

Draws Information

The Draws are now available for the Doutta Galla Club Championships for 2019.

The first round of the tournament will follow a Round Robin format, where each player in the draw is to play each other player.

The scheduling of matches is to be arranged between each opponent within the draw. For contact information for a Player please contact the Club and this will be provided.

All Round Robin matches are one set of first to 8 games, with a tie break at 7 all.

Advancing to the Semi Finals will be determined by the number of games won in your event, with player with the highest number of games advancing.

All reasonable attempts need to be made to play the Round Robin matches by Sunday 10th November. Semi Finals will be scheduled from Monday 11th November.

Fees

All fees need to be paid to the Club by either Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or by placing money in the box in the Club House.

If paying by EFT please put your name and Club Champs or CC in the Reference field.

If paying in the Club please ensure you name is written on the envelope clearly and include Club Champs.

Each fee is payable for each event you are entered in.

The following fees are for the 2019 Club Championships:

  • Adults Singles Events – $10 per player per event.
  • Adults Doubles Events – $20 per pair per event.
  • Junior Singles Events – $5 per player per event.
  • Junior Singles Events – $10 per pair per event.

Questions and Further Information

If you have any questions, would like any additional information or would like the contact details of your opponent, please contact:

  • Michael Mann – 0413 322 834
  • Warren Peters – 0417 138 816
  • Aaron Sharpe – 0407 885 012

Bunnings Fundraising Stand on this Sunday

The Club are hosting a fundraising Sausage Sizzle this Sunday 6th October from 8am at Bunnings Maribyrnong.

Coming along, say hi and buy a sausage to support the Club.

Light Up the Night – Official Launch of new Lights and Book a Court

Join us to officially open the Club’s brand new LED lighting system and Book a Court System on Sunday 22nd September from 6:30 for a 7:0ppm start.

Drinks and finger food will be available pre and post the ceremony.

All Members and friends of the Club are welcome and we hope to see you there.

Fundraising Bunnings Sausage Stand on Sunday 6th October

The Club are hosting a Sausage Sizzle on Sunday 6th October from 8am at Bunnings Maribyrnong. Last year’s sausage sizzle was a great success, and the Committee are working very hard preparing for this year’s.

The Committee are looking for assistance from Members to assist with the stand on the day. If you’re available for a couple of hours please contact the Club or a Committee Member.

We rely on donations from businesses in the community to make this fundraising effort happen, so the Committee are looking for assistance from Members to ask local businesses for assistance in donating sausages, bread or soft drinks to the event.

Members can present the following Letter to local businesses:

And remember to come on down on the Sunday to buy a sausage and support the Club.

Working Bee to be held on Sunday 13th October

The Club will hold its Annual Working Bee on Sunday 13th October from 12pm to 3pm.

All are welcome to help perform key maintenance on the Club and ensure it stays beautiful for another 12 months.

Financial Adult and Family Members that attend are entitled to receive their $40 Maintenance Levy.

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