Spring Season Ladder positions after Round 15
MWM Spring 2018 - Grand Final Wrap Up
As we come to expect a pleasing turnout of spectators enjoyed a great morning at RRTC last Wednesday with the 5 Grand Finals completed in pleasant weather conditions and a competitive spirit.
Well done to all participants on the day & congratulations to the winners
Results from the Grand Finals are as follows -
|A Res||Glen Waverley Stars 5 - 41 defeated Glen Waverley Aces 1 - 31|
|B Sp||Wheelers Hill Tree Frogs 5 - 44 defeated Wheelers Hill Bull Frogs 1 - 27|
|B Grade||Bayview 5 - 47 defeated Burden Park 1 - 35|
|B Res||St Christopher's 4 - 39 defeated Essex Heights 2 - 24|
|C Sp||Lum Reserve 4 - 44 defeated Burden Park 2 - 32|
A special thank you to Graeme Gillen, Trevor Smith, Len Pratt, & Mark Collins for your attendance and contributions to the very successful and enjoyable day.
Cameron Turnbull & Graeme Sheehan helped out when all was nearly lost with BBQ & food prep whilst Doug Sowden enjoyed his position of power with a period as Court Marshall.
I know it is early days but please lodge your 2019 Autumn Entry Form as soon as possible, preferably by completing it electronically.
First match on 30th January 2019.
We want to hear from players interested in changing teams or joining a team and from teams looking for an extra player.
5 Player Team Option Growing to 6 Player Team Option
As announced on GF day we are planning to extend the very successful 5 player team arrangement to allow 6 players. Watch for details early in the new year.
Wednesday Morning Social TennisSocial tennis from next week at 9.00am + at Glen Waverley, Burden Park and 10.00am at Whites Lane with special invitation to C, C Sp & B Graders.
Please do what you can to recruit new players. We are keen to welcome a couple more big guns and have a need for several players in the C Sp & B grade zone where we hope to add several new teams.
Statistic of Interest from the Spring 2018 Season:
On 119 occasions players helped out as an emergency for another Club [compared to 53 in Autumn 2018]. Each week with a bye there was approximately 25 players 'rostered' out that is 375 'rostering outs' for the H & A season.
Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year.
Any questions about how the competition runs can be found in the Guidelines, issued July 2018.New Players & New Teams
Very welcome. Please contact us now if you are, or know, prospects. Please do what you can to recruit new players. We are keen to welcome a couple more big guns and have a need for several players in the C Sp B grade zone.
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2018 - Spring fixture and results
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- Played on Wednesday mornings: 9.30am - 12.30pm (approx)
- Open aged: from 20's to 80's
- Four grades catering to all standards
- Each team fields 4 players, but 5 can be use if you wish.
- Three sets of doubles per player per match on 2 courts
- Sets are first to 8 games (to 6 games in lowest section) with provision for variation by agreement
- Coffee/tea and light lunch hosted by home team
- Participation costs are set by home club but are approximately $2-$4 per match
- Teams have more than 4 players to accommodate injury, travel and "she who must be obeyed"
- Organiser is only too happy to help place new comers in a team
Social Play & Final Events
All grades come together at Robinson Reserve Tennis Centre (RRTC), Doveton (Home of Waverley Tennis), for the Grand Final series. Facilities available for other players and friends. Grand Finals are followed by BBQ lunch for all, and presentation of trophies to players representing winning teams and runners-up in each grade.
The Grand Finals Day at the RRTC has developed into a much looked forward to social event where all players renew old friendships and develop new ones whilst watching intensely contested Grand Finals and enjoying the BBQ lunch.
[Last updated: 07/03/2016]