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Recommencing Local Competitions and entries for next Season

Due to the lowering of restrictions announced recently from the Victorian Government the local Tennis Competitions are due to recommence soon. The following is an update on each competition:

NSNTA – Night Tennis

The NSNTA has cancelled the Autumn 2020 Season and the Association is in the process of planning for the Spring 2020 season, which is proposed to commence on the following dates in August:

  • Ladies – Tuesday, 4th August 2020
  • Mixed – Wednesday, 12th August 2020
  • Men’s – Thursday, 6th August 2020

The Club will re-submit Teams for the upcoming season, so if you wish to play please register your interest with your team’s captain or contact the Committee by Monday 29th June.

NSJTA – Juniors Tennis

The NSJTA has cancelled the Autumn 2020 Season and the Association is preparing to commence the Spring 2020 Season on Friday 17 / Saturday 18 July 2020. The Age Limit has been temporarily extended, so any player who is 18 or under as at 30 June 2020 can play in Season 2, 2020.

The Junior Selection Committee has been in contact with the Juniors regarding the teams for next season and the same teams will be submitted with known changes as discussed with the relevant players.

NSLTA – Thursday Ladies

The NSLTA will combine the Autumn and Spring Seasons into one Season and recommence play from Round 6, which is due to recommence from Thursday 20th August 2020. An updated fixture will then be published.

NSTA – Saturday Tennis

The NSTA has cancelled the Autumn 2020 Season and the Spring 2020 Season is due to commence Saturday August 29th for a 10 week season.

The Club will re-submit Teams for the upcoming season, so if you wish to play please register your interest with your team’s captain or contact the Committee by Friday 10th July.

Pennant

Tennis Victoria’s Pennant is due to commence on Saturday 11 July for the 2020 season.

We are all looking forward for competition to start again, so if you have any questions you are welcome to contact the Committee anytime and we are happy to answer them.

NSLTA and NSJTA Suspension of Play due to Coronavirus

The NSLTA and NSJTA have provided updates on the suspension of play due to the Coronavirus pandemic:

NSLTA

The NSLTA have suspended all matches until further notice. The following statement was issued:

Due to the current health situation in Australia with regard to the Covid-19 outbreak the Committee of the N.S.L.T.A. has decided to suspend all matches in the current season until further notice commencing immediately.

The N.S.L.T.A. will monitor the situation weekly and will alert clubs as soon as Matches can resume.

NSJTA

The NSJTA have issued the following update:

In order to provide a small degree of certainty in these very uncertain times, based on the current available advice, we have decided to cancel all matches until the end of April. This means rounds 7, 8 and 9 will not be played.

The Committee will meet again towards the end of April to consider whether it is safe and viable for the competition to resume.

Competition Update due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

With the affects of the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, the local Tennis Associations are reviewing competition. Here is the latest from each Association:

NSTA – Saturday Afternoons

The NSTA has suspended play from Saturday March 14th until further notice.

All matches not played during this period will be treated as washouts with each team awarded 2 points.

The N.S.T.A. will monitor the situation weekly and will alert clubs as soon as the committee’s position changes.

For updates visit www.nsta.asn.au

NSJTA – Juniors

The NSJTA has suspended play from Saturday 14th March until further notice.

For updates visit www.nsjta.asn.au.

NSNTA – Weeknights

The NSNTA has issued a statement to Clubs via Email:

The NSNTA Management Committee is aware of growing concern in the community about the coronavirus disease (COVID 19). The safety of players and parents in our competition is a priority and we will act in accordance with official advice issued by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services and federal health agencies as the situation develops.

If any players are (potentially affected by coronavirus), we request that they … do not attend or participate in the NSNTA competition until the conclusion of the 14-day isolation period. We also request clubs ask players not to participate in matches if they have symptoms

NSNTA competition matches will proceed as normal for the time being.

For updates visit www.nsnta.org.

NSLTA – Thursday Ladies

No statements have been issued by the NSLTA, play is to continue as normal.

For updates visit www.nslta.asn.au.


The Doutta Galla Tennis Club is following the guidelines released by Tennis Australia in addressing this pandemic. The guidelines can be viewed here:
https://www.tennis.com.au/vic/doc/covid-19-guidelines-for-clubs-1303

If you have symptoms please consult a medical professional and self isolate as per Government recommendations. Please do not play in tennis competitions or attend the Club.

If you have any questions about the latest information you are welcome to contact the Club.

Spring Grand Final Results

The Club had many teams playing in Grand Finals over the past two weeks:

  • The Tuesday Night Ladies C Reserve 3 team defeated St. Vincent’s by two games. Congratulations to the team consisting of Denise, Elizabeth, Darija and Debbie with Shruti and Emma also playing throughout the season.
  • The Thursday Ladies Section 5 team defeated Avondale Heights by 18 games and advance to the grand final this Thursday against St Monica’s.
  • The Tuesday Night Ladies B Reserve 2 team were defeated by St. Vincent’s by five games. Commiserations to the team consisting of Kathy, Nicole, Carolyn and Rebecca with Kathryn, Maureen and Dianne also playing throughout the season.
  • The A Reserve 1 Juniors team lost to Moomba Park by six games. Commiserations to the team of Marie, Emily, Eleanor, Paramita, Divya, Campbell, Joshua, James and Kai.
  • The B Grade 1 Juniors team lost to Hillside by 12 games. Commiserations to the team of Ashley, Claudia, Christina, Lachlan, Finley, Dylan and James.
  • The D Special 1 Juniors team lost to Essendon by 24 games. Commiserations to the team of Dion, Prajiet, Arya, John, Finnegan and Ishaan.
  • The D Special 2 Juniors team lost to Strathmore by five games. Commiserations to the team of Joshua, Oren, Tomorrowlands, Gus and Saskia.

Good luck to the Thursday Ladies team in the grand final and thanks to all teams for playing this year.

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.

Spring 2019 Season Team Entries Due Soon

The Teams for the upcoming Spring Season are due soon and team entries 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 and Email with your details.

Players interested in playing in the NSNTA Competitions in Spring must notify the Selection Committee by Monday 10th June.

Spring 2018 Grand Final Results and Autumn 2019 Fixtures Now Available

In December the Club played in several Grand Finals

  • The C Grade 4 Juniors Team were defeated by Buckley Park.
  • The Thursday Section 5 Ladies team defeated Keilor and didn’t even lose a set.

 

  • The Wednesday Night Mixed A Reserve 2 were defeated by Westmeadows in their semi final.
  • The Thursday Night Mens C Reserve 4 team were also defeated by Westmeadows in their semi final.

Congratulations to all of the winners and thanks to everyone for a great season.

In addition various associations have released the fixtures for the 2019 season:

    • The NSNTA Mens Season starts Thursday 31 January 2019 and the fixture is available on the NSNTA Web Site
    • The NSNTA Ladies Season starts Tuesday 5 February 2019 and the fixture is available on the NSNTA Web Site
    • The NSNTA Mixed Season starts Wednesday 6 February 2019 and the fixture is available on the NSNTA Web Site
    • The NSLTA Thursday Ladies starts Thursday 7 February 2019 and the preliminary fixture is available on the NSLTA Web Site.

 

Spring Finals 2018 Semi Finals Update

The Club has quite a few teams playing in finals in the past week, here’s an update on the matches:

  • The Saturday Afternoon A Grade team were defeated by Maribyrnong Park by 11 games.
  • The Saturday Afternoon A Reserve team were defeated by Moomba Park by 10 games.
  • The Saturday Afternoon B Grade team were defeated by Gladstone Park by 17 games.
  • The Tuesday Night Ladies D Special team were defeated by Green Gully by only one game.
  • The Thursday Afternoon Ladies Section 5 team defeated Essendon by 19 games.
  • The Thursday Night Mens B Special 4 team were defeated by Keilor by 12 games.

Commiserations to all teams that lost their finals, the Club was well represented in what has been a great finals series.

In the coming week we have the following teams playing in finals:

  • The C Grade 4 Juniors Team play Buckley Park at Oak Park today.
  • The Thursday Afternoon Section 5 Ladies team will play Keilor at Buckley park this Thursday in the Grand Final.
  • The Wednesday Night Mixed A Reserve 2 washed out last week and will play Westmeadows at Maribyrnong Park in a semi final this Wednesday.
  • The Thursday Night Mens C Reserve 4 team washed out last week will play Westmeadows at Tullamarine in a semi final this Thursday.

Good luck to all teams who play finals in the coming week, everyone from the Club is welcome to attend the finals to support the teams.

Please note that there are rules for substitute players and incomplete sets from washouts in finals, please review the NSNTA’s Rules for Finals Washouts for the details.

Also please note that the Club is hosting the Thursday Ladies Section 2 Grand Final this Thursday afternoon.

Team Entries for the Autumn 2019 Season are now Open

Team entries for the Autumn 2019 Seasons are now open for the following competitions:

  • NSNTA – Weeknights
  • NSLTA – Thursday afternoon Ladies
  • NSTA – Saturday afternoons
  • NSJTA – Juniors Friday night and Saturday afternoon

Entries for all competitions close on Monday 26th November. If you are interested in playing please write your name on the sign up sheets in the Club House, contact your team captain or send the Club an Email.