A wrap of all the local tennis action.CHALPAT SONTI March 26, 2014 4:35am
The winning Avenel section one side in the Seymour-Euroa tennis competition (back) Bjorn Wettstein, Belinda Steers, Megan Shiner, Megan Littlewood, Stu Locke, (front) Tegan Hansen, Dan Littlewood, Charles Wheeler.
Several local tennis sides tasted grand final glory on Saturday.
Avenel won its first Seymour-Euroa Tennis Association section one flag since 1992-93 with a hard-fought victory over Longwood Lawn, while the club’s junior section four side got up over Kilmore in the Broadford Junior Tennis Association decider.
The two Seymour sides competing also won junior flags — in sections one and five — but all three senior sides were knocked out at the semi-final stage of the Whittlesea Tennis Association competition.
Broadford Junior Tennis Association grand finals
Played at Seymour, highest qualifying team named first:
Section one: Wallan 1-23 lt Seymour 5-31.
Section two: Wandong 4-30 d Kilmore 2-24.
Section three: Pyalong 2-29 d Kilmore 4-28.
Section four: Avenel Blue 3-27 d Kilmore 3-22.
Section five: Seymour Blue 6-36 d Kilmore 0-19.
Section six: Kilmore 3-26 d Wallan 3-26.Whittlesea Tennis Association senior semi-finals
Section two: Seymour Red 1-29 lt Wallan 5-36; Seymour Blue 3-29 lt Kilmore 3-31.
Section three: Kilmore 4-32 d Seymour 2-24.Seymour-Euroa Tennis Association senior grand final
Played at Euroa:
Section one: Longwood Lawn 4-53 lt Avenel 5-62.
Club championships to be held April 6: juniors from 9
Presentation night is April 11, 6
Reminder: if you are not playing winter tennis, please return your shirt.
Anyone interested in playing winter tennis is asked to phone Mark on 5799
Fire pods offer firefighters the chance to tackle realistic situations.
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club has hosted the first ever ACA Masters contest at the Stan Hargreaves Oval in Yarrawonga.
There was a good turnout for Wednesday’s Remembrance Day service in Tatura, which saw a number of wreaths laid at the War Memorial, and the presentation to Brad Corken, of the Tatura RSL Spirit Award 2015, by president Robert Mathieson.
ECHUCA has a new crossfit gym.
A GROUP of Rochester Secondary College students visited Bendigo last week to donate blood for the first time.
Bowls Club hosts 49th Victorian Country Masters Pairs
The Oriential Weatherloach has infested the Goulburn River.
The largest ever Strawberry Fields crowd turned out to enjoy the event on the Murray River at Tocumwal at the weekend.
AFTER the hottest October in Victoria since records began in the 1850s, it will come as little surprise that rainfall across the district was unusually low.
The lead up to the Christmas period has seen a group Moira Foodshare volunteers providing necessary food for those in need, one box at a time.
‘Peppinella’ development bigger than first planned
Seven bridges along the Goulburn Valley Highway will be strengthened to allow larger, high productivity vehicles to use them.
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