Season all fired up

Seniors tennis commenced this season with the first match being played in Port Pirie with 28 players attending. This match also coincided with the Masters Games in Alice Springs.

Several of our members travelled for this event and some returned with medals.

Yvonne O’Dea received medals in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. – silver for singles; silver in mixed doubles with Bob Finn and gold in doubles with Eunice Smith in their relevant age groups. Eunice also received a bronze in the mixed doubles and silver in singles.

Jenni Parish received silver in her singles group and silver in the mixed doubles with Geoff Allen from Wangaratta. So far an average of 26 to 30 players have attended each fortnight at the Jamestown Lawn Courts from many areas of the mid north and northern areas.

So far an average of 26 to 30 players have attended each fortnight ...

Up to five doubles matches are played during the day followed by a barbecue tea. 

On Sunday, December 16, we are having our annual Christmas lunch in the clubrooms. Please remember to bring a salad to be shared. Meat and dessert provided.

If you are attending and haven’t put your name on the list, please contact Anne (0418829505) or Val (86641478) to assist with catering.

Winner this season:


Ladies Winner: Thelma Gould 35 points/27 against. R/U: Elaine Fitzgerald 35 points/34 against.

Gents Winner: Barrie Martin 35 points/30 against; R/U: Russell foulis 35 points/31 against.


Ladies Winner: Jenni Parish 40 points; R/U: Heather Borman 27points/16 against from Yvonne O’Dea 27 points/27 against.

Gents Winner: John Walker 41 points; R/U: John Kelly 35 points.


Ladies Winner: Lovey Blieschke 39 points/24 against; R/U: Karen Pilkington 39 points/25 against.

Gents Winner: Andrew Noack 36 points; R/U: John Read 35 points/27 against from Russell foulis 35 points/30 against.


Ladies winner; Elaine Fitzgerald 45 points (perfect score); R/U Jenni Parish 38 points.

Gents winner; Peter flower 40 points; R/U John Read 38 points.