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Big tennis tournament coming up

Seymour tennis complex to host the annual Labour Day Weekend event.

CHALPAT SONTI February 28, 2013 4:26am

Hamish Pink fires back a return for Seymour against Avenel Hansen.

It’s almost time for the Seymour tennis complex’s biggest event of the year.

Gallery: View the weekend action here

The 26th annual Labour Day Weekend tournament is scheduled to take place at the Howe St courts on March 9 and 10.

The event caters from under-12 to A-grade as well as veterans.

The age-group and veterans events are singles and doubles while the A-, B- and C-grade sections will also have mixed doubles.

Players cannot enter more than one age group in the same event and are restricted to two events on the Sunday.

Matches are six-game sets with a tiebreaker at five-all.

Entries close on Tuesday and are available from Total Sports in Station St.

For more information contact Fiona McCarthy on 0419260580 or Mark Brett on 0418359123.

Saturday results


Section one: Seymour 2-52 lt Avenel 7-64, Avenel Wright 5-55 lt Euroa Forlonge 4-56.

Section two: Seymour 6-55 d Avenel 3-51.


Section one: Avenel 1-22 lt Kilmore 5-34, Seymour 2-21 lt Broadford White 4-33.

Section two: Seymour 6-30 d Kilmore Blue 0-0 (forfeit).

Section three: Avenel 0-11 lt Broadford 6-36.

Section four: Seymour Blue 2-27 d Seymour Red 4-26, Broadford Green 0-14 lt Avenel 6-36.

Section five:Wallan White 5-33 d Avenel Blue 1-18, Wallan Blue 3-27 d Avenel White 3-20.

Section six: Pyalong 3-23 lt Seymour Red 3-28, Seymour Blue 6-36 d Wandong Blue 0-6.

Seymour best-on-courts

Seniors: J. Puppa (one), R. Maude (two).

Juniors: N. Gardner-Challis (one), G. Sharp (four Blue), J. Lusted (four Red), J. Turvey (six Blue), L. Dawe (six Red).

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