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Author: Tim Benton

Spring Fixtures Available Now

The Fixtures for the Spring Competitions have been published and are available on each Association’s Web Site. The Spring Seasons commence on the following dates:

  • The NSJTA season commences on Friday 15 July 2022 and Saturday 16 July 2022 and the fixture is available at https://nsjta.org.au/
  • The NSLTA season commences on Thursday 21 July 2022 and the fixture is available at https://nslta.asn.au/
  • The NSNTA Ladies season commences on Tuesday 2 August 2022 and the fixture is available at https://nsnta.org/
  • The NSNTA Mixed season commences on Wednesday 3 August 2022 and the fixture is available at https://nsnta.org/
  • The NSNTA Mens season commences on Thursday 4 August 2022 and the fixture is available at https://nsnta.org/

The Committee wishes all teams and players luck in the upcoming season

New Club Shirts Survey

The Club is seeking to gauge the interest from Members who would like to purchase a Doutta Galla Club Shirt. The price will depend on the number of Members that are interested, however it is expected to be approx. $50 each.

The following are our current designs. We are looking to do both colours if there is enough interest.

Please use the form in the link below to let us know if you are interested:

https://forms.gle/bHzXXb6pbLQfqnp76

Once we have surveyed Members we will ask to submit an Order Form that we will send to the manufacturer.

NSNTA Semi Finals Update

The first week of the NSNTA Finals has been completed and the Club has one team of the five playing finals moving through the Grand Final:

  • The Ladies B Special 1 team, consisting of Ashley, Nicole, Vicki and Tracey, defeated Oak Park by 15 games. They play West Brunswick at Sunbury in the Grand Final on Tuesday night.
  • The Ladies C Reserve 2 team, consisting of Elizabeth, Connie, Emma and Michelle, were defeated by Digger’s Rest by 18 games.
  • The Mixed A Reserve 2 team, consisting of Ashley, Raelene, Kieran and Thomas, were defeated by Merlynston by 7 games.
  • The Mens C Special 2 team, consisting of Trevor, John, Liam and John, were defeated by Glencairn by 25 games.

The Committee wishes the Ladies B Special 1 team luck for the Grand Final on Tuesday night and well done to all teams who made the finals.

Doutta Galla Bunnings Sausage Sizzle Stand on Sunday 3rd July

The Club are hosting a fundraising Sausage Sizzle on Sunday 3rd July from 8:30am at Bunnings Maribyrnong. Previous 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.

NSNTA Autumn Finals Update and Teams for the Spring 2022 Season

The NSNTA regular season has come to a close this week with the Semi Finals to commence next week. The club has four teams playing in finals this week:

  • The Ladies B Special 1 team play Oak Park at West Brunswick on Tuesday night.
  • The Ladies C Reserve 2 team play Digger’s Rest at Sunbury on Tuesday night.
  • The Mixed A Reserve 2 team play Merlynston at Buckley Park on Wednesday night.
  • The Mens C Special 2 team play Glencairn at Greenvale

The Committee wishes all teams luck for the finals and thanks all teams for their participation this season.

The Team Entries are also open for next season. Please contact your Team’s captain if you wish to play again next season or you can contact the Club and we will register your interest. Entries must be submitted by Saturday 4th June.

Social Tennis on Saturday Afternoons

With the coronavirus restrictions being lifted and people getting back into the swing of playing tennis, the Committee is looking to organise regular social tennis on Saturday afternoons for whoever wishes to come. The Club no longer participates in Saturday Afternoon competitions so those that used to play on Saturday are still looking to play and all are welcome.

So for the next few weeks Members are welcome to come down and have a hit with other Members from 1pm on a Saturday.

For information or to tell us you are coming please contact Tim on 0415 403 237 or send the Club an Email.

Open Day is on this Sunday 6th February

The Doutta Galla Tennis Club’s annual Open Day is on Sunday 6th February from 10am to 4pm. Everyone and anyone is welcome to come down to the Club, have a hit with the coach and play some tennis – all for free.

The Club is hosting:

  • Hot Shots for the Kids
  • Casual Play
  • Free Coaching
  • Speed Serving
  • Hit the Target competitions
  • And much more

NSNTA Season Commences Next Week

The NSNTA Autumn Season is commencing in the first week of February, with the following competitions starting next week:

  • Ladies – Tuesday 1 February 2022
  • Mixed – Wednesday 2 February 2022
  • Mens – Thursday 3 February 2022

The fixtures have been published are are available on the NSNTA’s Web Site.

The NSNTA’s Autumn 2022 COVIDSafe guidelines can be downloaded here. The key points are:

  • All players and spectators must check-in for each match.
  • Clubrooms are subject to density limits and toilets are to be available.
  • Supper is not required to be provided and should not be expected

As per Victorian Government guidelines players are generally not required to to be vaccinated to play competitive community sport. Players are required to be vaccinated to have supper. If Home Teams choose to provider supper the Home Team’s captain for the night should ensure that all players are vaccinated.

Some clubs have additional vaccination requirements that apply to their venue. Please ensure you check this list on the NSNTA’s Website about these Clubs. The current list of Clubs this applies to are:

  • PEGS – All persons 18 years and over, including players, must be fully vaccinated
  • Royal Park – Spectators/visitors aged 18 years and over must be fully vaccinated. Players are not required to be vaccinated.
  • St Therese’s – All persons 18 years and over, including players, must be fully vaccinated

If you are playing at these venues a Team must make sure otherwise they will need to forfeit.

Please contact the Committee if you have any questions regarding these requirements.

The Committee wishes all teams luck for the upcoming season.

Team entries for the Autumn 2022 Season are now open

The Team Entries are now open for the Autumn 2022 Seasons of the various competitions which are due to commence in February.

To register your interest please contact your Team’s Captain or the Senior Selection Committee via Email. Entries close Tuesday 23 November 2021. Please note that all Senior Players must be fully vaccinated against the Coronavirus to play in the Autumn 2022 competitions. For more information about vaccination requirements please refer to each Competition Association’s Web Site.

To register your interest for juniors please contact Aaron our President, Anthony our Coach or contact the Committee via Email.