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Doutta Galla Tennis Club, Affiliated with Tennis Australia.
Welcome to the Official Website of the Doutta Galla Tennis Club. We are a Tennis Club in North Essendon, Melbourne, Australia.
The club is an official affiliate of Tennis Victoria.
All members are encouraged to subscribe to our Online Newsletter, eBaseline, to be kept up to date with all of the club's latest news.
Doutta Galla Club Championships 2018 - Complete

Access to Club is restricted due to an issue

Due to an issue at the Club yesterday afternoon, access to club front door is restricted for the next few days.

There is a different lock / key on front door and to access you will need to call Aaron Sharpe on 0407 885 012  to gain access to the Club.

The Club apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Working Bee on this Sunday

The annual Doutta Galla Working Bee is on this Sunday 21st 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.

A reminder to please bring down any equipment to help, such as wheelbarrows, shovels, gloves, weeding gear, cleaning products, or whatever you think will help.

One of the large tasks we have is to shovel sand onto the court, so especially please bring any equipment down that will assist with this big task.

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

Bunnings Fundraising a Success

The Club held a sausage sizzle stand at Bunnings Maribyrnong on Sunday and it was a huge success. The Club raised a great amount of money and we sold hundreds of sausages.

The Club is greatly appreciates the assistance of local community businesses in supplying goods for the stand:

Please support these local businesses who have supported the Club.

A big thank you go to the volunteers who manned the stand throughout the day and assisted in the preparations, including Kathy Glass, Darija Ragg, Bec Fitzgerald, Nicole Stewart, Steven Linforth, John O’Rielly, Aaron Sharpe, Anthony Guccione and Tim Benton.

A special thank you to our Treasurer Kat Glass who organised the whole event who worked tirelessly throughout the process.

Christmas Party to be held on Sunday 8th December

The annual Doutta Galla Tennis Club Christmas Party is to be held on Saturday 8th December 2018 from 6:30pm.
Club Championships Finals matches will be played throughout the day. Trophies and other awards, including the Juniors Presentation, will be presented in the evening.
A BBQ, light snacks, beer and some soft drink will be provided. Please bring a salad or dessert. BYO wine, meat or anything else.

Doutta Galla Fundraising at Bunnings Maribyrnong this Sunday

The Club is raising funds by holding a sausage sizzle at Bunnings Maribyrnong (Highpoint) this Sunday from 9am.

Come down, buy a snag and support the Club!

Working Bee to be held on Sunday 21st October

The Club will hold its Annual Working Bee on Sunday 21st 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.

NSJTA and NSLTA Autumn 2018 Semi Finals Update

The NSJTA and NSLTA seasons have reached the finals and the Club had several teams make the finals recently:

  • The Ladies Section 3 team were unfortunately defeated in the Semi Final against Glenroy.
  • The Juniors C Grade 3 Team were defeated in their Semi Final by Delahey.
  • The Juniors C Reserve 4 Team defeated Royal Park in their Semi Final. The team play Essendon / Keilor at Airport West today.

  • The Juniors C Reserve 5 Team defeated Keilor East in their Semi Final. They Green Gully at Airport West today.

Good luck to the Junior Teams in their Finals today and well done to all teams who made the Finals.

Annual General Meeting for 2018 is this Sunday

The Club’s Annual General Meeting is to be held on Sunday 17th June at 7:30pm at the Club house.

The Meeting will involve a summary of the year within the Club as well as any business for the coming year. The Committee as well as office bearers for the 2018 / 2019 year will also be nominated.

All Members are welcome to attend the AGM. If any Members are unable to attend and wish for a topic to be discussed, you are welcome to send the Club an Email and we will place your topic on the agenda.

Night and Saturday Afternoon Team Registration Due Soon

The registration of players for the Spring Seasons of Night Tennis and Saturday Afternoon Tennis is due very soon, with registrations closing on Tuesday 12th June at 5pm.

If you wish to play next season please register your interest by sending the Club an Email or writing your name on the sign up sheets in the Club House.

Autumn Finals Update

The Autumn competitions are now entering the Finals series. The following finals are coming up this week:

  • The B Grade 1 Wednesday Night Mixed team play Greenvale at Oak Park on Wednesday.
  • The C Reserve 4 Thursday Night Mens team play Deer Park at Hume on Thursday.

Recently the Mens Singles / Doubles Saturday Afternoon season finished and the following were the results:

  • The Mens A Grade Saturday Afternoon team recently played the Grand Final and lost by 7 games to Glencairn.
  • The Mens A Reserve Saturday Afternoon team lost their Semi Final by 10 games to Keon Park.

Please note that the Club are hosting the Ladies finals on Tuesday 22nd May (Ladies C Special 1 Semi Final) and Tuesday 29th May (Ladies C Reserve 3 Grand Final).