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Trevor Holland awarded Life membership

Trevor Holland was awarded Life Membership of the Vermont South Club at the Annual General Meeting held on 30th October 2017. Here is a brief history on a man that has been involved with us since 1978. His 40 years are broken down as follows: 1978  Trevor joined the Vermont South Tennis Club. 1980 – 1984  […]

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We are now an ACE Club

Vermont South Club recently became recognised as an ACE Club. This is fantastic for not only the club but also the community. Being an ACE club recognises that we as a club offer our facilities to everyone including those with disabilities and those from multicultural and aboriginal backgrounds. Our Head Coach, Jess O’Meara, has been […]

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Mike Emery’s Radio Interview

Our President, Mike Emery, was interviewed on Radio Eastern last week by Pam Peverelle. A transcript is available here to download and play. Duration: 18 minutes. Click here to download audio (6Mb)

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Family Open Day

Our Family Tennis Open Day last Sunday was a great success with over 130 people attending. The day included Hot Shots for the young players and social tennis for the more experienced players. We even had a serving competition that got a lot of the parents involved, not to mention the free sausage sizzle, registration […]

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Retirement Party for Ian Strong

Last night around 70 guests celebrated Ian Strong’s retirement as our Head Tennis Coach. It was a fabulous night attended by Club identities from the Club’s 35 year life span. It took lots of detective work to find and invite some of them as they had not been seen for years. Mike Emery opened formalities […]

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New Head Tennis Coach appointed

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica O’Meara as our new Head Coach. Jessica is a registered Tennis Australia Club Professional with many years coaching experience. She is an accomplished tennis player competing at the elite level for 6 years including travelling throughout Australia, Asia and Europe on the professional circuit. In addition […]

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Ian Strong retires after 32 years

After a magnificent career spanning 32 years as Head Tennis Coach, Ian Strong has decided to retire. He is a Life Member and has been a fantastic contributor to our Club over all of those years. There are thousands of players who have learned to play tennis and gained valuable life skills through Ian’s coaching. […]

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Another sucessful season of night tennis

Tuesday Night Tennis has come to another close with the Rockets winning the Grand Final. The Rockets were front runners all season and continued that form into the Grand Final. The final series was very close with two finals being decided by less than two games. The Season was a success with several new players […]

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Life Membership for Meady

John Mead was belatedly awarded Life Membership at Monday’s AGM. Many will know that John was volunteering for Blaze-Aid in far north Queensland when the award was decided last year and shortly after that he suffered a severe stroke which laid him low for many months. In presenting the award, John Temple praised John’s massive […]

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Premiership success for MWL

Finally, finally. We have two premierships and congratulations to our victorious A9 and B1 teams. The A9 team – Karyn Dear, Dee Reid, Wendy Wight and Laurice Webb played beautifully to win by 10 games and were well coached by Captain Leanne Lui from the sidelines. We all know that winning any game of tennis […]

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