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All Hail Les Champs

The darts lads held their 2013 Championships recently. Congratulations go to Les Wood, a new Club member, but obviously not a new darts player. Les, playing Neil Ramage in the final, put together two excellent games to win in straight sets. Well done Les. This week we are vacating the Lower clubhouse to play bowls. We are honing our bowling skills in case ... More

Magazine Article – Bowls Club History

This article about our Club's history was printed in the November 2013 edition of "The Shot" magazine. Click Here to View More

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) More

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 and raffle prizes, great family atmosp... More

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 by welcoming the guests and then elaborated on ... More

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 ... More

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. He will be missed although he will stay ... More

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 and most nights ending up with snacks and ... More

New Champion for 2012

The Darts Club has just played the 2012 Championship and, for the first time since 2005, David “Stumpy” Sheehan did NOT win. He was beaten in the final by new champ Ray Spelman who played extremely well in a high class match. Ironically it was Stumpy’s last night playing darts at VSC as he has retired to the quiet life at Port Fairy. We wish him well. More

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 contribution to the Club ... More