November 2015

RMTC Weekly news – NOVEMBER 25

Latest news from the RMTC
The Royal Melbourne Tennis Club
133 Years
25 November 2015 Weekly News
Head Professional: Frank Filippelli (pros@rmtc.com.au (mailto:pros@rmtc.com.au) )
Editor: Helen Pritchard
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KEY DATES:
NOVEMBER

* 29   Parent & (16+) Offspring Handicap Doubles Pros

DECEMBER
* 5          J B Box Trophy                                                                 A Schnaider
* 6          Final Day including Gold Racket                               Tennis Committee
* 9          Club Christmas Party                                                     Social Committee
* 12-13   Young Members (U35) Tournament and BBQ    Youth Committee
* Including Jim Bailey Cup (U26 Handicap Singles)
* 17         Ladies Christmas Party                                                  Social Committee
* 24        Christmas Breakfast Tournament                              J Sear

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PRO SHOP
Frank Filippelli

Last chance to join 8 pairs in this years Parent and Offspring (16+) on Sunday 29 November. Draw to be done today at 2.00pm so contact the pro’s office if you would like to be included in this tournament before the cut off time.

Monday 30th November Gold Racket Qualifier at 6.00pm has been cancelled. D Williams is now through to play K Booth for the RMTC Gold Racket.

FINALS DAY 2015, Sunday 6^th December
The following RMTC finals will be played on this day:-

0900-1400 Quarterly Medal matches

1100 Ford Strachan Junior Club Championship (L) Best of 3 sets

M Williams vs P Rosedale or J Gould

1230 Women’s A Grade Club Championship

P McCahey vs R Snell

1400 The Gold Racket (L) Best of 5 sets

K Booth vs D Williams

On Completion of Gold Racket

Medal of Medalists (L) One set to 6

John Poolman Trophy (L) one set to 9 games

J Snow vs Q Clark

Members are encouraged to support these finals and to bring friends and guests.

****The Boomerang Cup 2016 in January is fast approaching. There are still some members who have not completed their registration forms, and as we will need to advise numbers for the functions soon, it would be appreciated that they are completed as soon as possible, either on line or manually, forms can be obtained from the pros office or can be emailed to you on request.****

CHRISTMAS SPECIALS

LESSON PACKAGES, BUY 4 GET 5, THERE ARE ONLY 18 PACKAGES AVAILABLE SO GET IN QUICK

Men’s change room, shower and toilets will be out of commission on Saturday 28th November, we will be using the Ladies Change Room facilities as a unisex for the day.

KITCHEN DATES

The kitchen will serve the last lunch for 2015 on Wednesday 18th December and reopen for lunch on Wednesday 17th February.
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SOCIAL COMMITTEE
Julie Baker

Christmas Cocktail Party

To be held at
The Royal Melbourne Tennis Club

6.00-8.30pm Wednesday 9^th December

R.S.V.P. the professionals by the 6th December

$55 per head for members and
$40 per head for juniors

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RMTC Weekly news – NOVEMBER 18

Latest news from the RMTC
The Royal Melbourne Tennis Club
133 Years
18 November 2015 Weekly News
Head Professional: Frank Filippelli (pros@rmtc.com.au (mailto:pros@rmtc.com.au) )
Editor: Helen Pritchard
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KEY DATES:

NOVEMBER

* 29        Parent & (16+) Offspring Handicap Doubles               Pros
* 30        Gold Racket Qualifier 6.00pm                                          Tennis Committee

DECEMBER
* 5          J B Box Trophy                                                                         A Schnaider
* 5         Family Day BBQ                                                                        Social Committee
* 6         Final Day including Gold Racket                                        Tennis Committee
* 9         Club Christmas Party                                                              Social Committee
* 11-13  Young Members (U35) Tournament and BBQ            Youth Committee
Including Jim Bailey Cup (U26 Handicap Singles)
* 17        Ladies Christmas Party                                                         Social Committee
* 24       Christmas Breakfast Tournament                                     J Sear

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PRO SHOP
Frank Filippelli

22 November at 9am is the A Grade final for the club championships between Daniel Williams and Michael Williams. Come along and watch some great tennis.

29 November is the Parent and (16+) Offspring Handicap Doubles. We currently have 4 pairs who are playing, we would like to have 10 pairs, so please sign up and enjoy the day with your child.

30 November is the Golf Racket Qualifier at 6pm between Bret Richardson and the winner between the Williams boys.

Please don’t forget to put the 6 December in your diary for the finals day including the Gold Racket. It will be a fantastic day of tennis, so please don’t miss out.
To all pennant players, just a reminder to please leave the courts tidy after play, towels and water cups disposed of, as a courtesy to the members who will use the courts next.
Thank you.
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MAIN COMMITTEE

Gym Etiquette

Dear Members

Just a reminder that proper active wear attire is to be worn when using the Club’s gym facility. Shirts must be worn at all times and it is recommended that appropriate footwear (thongs and sandals are not permitted) is worn to reduce the risk of injury.

Please ensure that gym equipment is wiped down after use and equipment is neatly stacked away as a courtesy to others.

DIRECT DEBIT FOR RMTC ACCOUNTS

It is fast approaching to the silly season and holiday period, take the stress out of remembering to pay your RMTC account and sign up for Direct Debit, forms are available from the pro shop or the administration office. The forms can be emailed to you on request. Currently 80 members are happily using this method to pay their accounts.

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RMTC Weekly news – 11 NOVEMBER

Latest news from the RMTC
The Royal Melbourne Tennis Club
133 Years
11 November 2015 Weekly News
Head Professional: Frank Filippelli (pros@rmtc.com.au (mailto:pros@rmtc.com.au) )
Editor: Helen Pritchard
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KEY DATES:
NOVEMBER
* 29         Parent & (16+) Offspring Handicap Doubles                   Pros
* 30        Gold Racket Qualifier 6.00pm                                               Tennis Committee

DECEMBER
* 5          J B Box Trophy                                                                               A Schnaider
* 5         Family Day BBQ                                                                              Social Committee
* 6         Final Day including Gold Racket                                              Tennis Committee
* 9          Club Christmas Party                                                                  Social Committee
* 11-13  Young Members (U35) Tournament and BBQ                  Youth Committee
*             Including Jim Bailey Cup (U26 Handicap Singles)
* 17       Ladies Christmas Party                                                                 Social Committee
* 24      Christmas Breakfast Tournament                                             J Sear

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PRO SHOP
Frank Filippelli

The club would like to welcome Saska Bollerman, who will be working in the pro shop for 3 months. Many members will remember her from the Roo Cup, and if you have not met her please catch up with her as she is looking forward to meeting as many members as possible.

FINALS DAY 2015, Sunday 6^th December

The following RMTC finals will be played on this day:-

0900-1400 Quarterly Medal matches

1100 Ford Strachan Junior Club Championship (L) Best of 3 sets
M Williams or C Hince vs P Rosedale or J Gould

1230 Women’s A Grade Club Championship
P McCAHEY vs R SNELL

1400 The Gold Racket (L) Best of 5 sets
K BOOTH vs TBA

On Completion of Gold Racket

Medal of Medallists’ (L) One set to 6
John Poolman Trophy (L) one set to 9 games
J SNOW vs Q CLARK

Members are encouraged to support these finals and to bring friends and guests.

LOOK OUT FOR THE CHRISTMAS SPECIALS THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE LAST WEEK OF NOVEMBER, GREAT GIFT IDEAS AVAILABLE

The following will be available

Racket and Lesson Packages
Lesson Packages
Clothes
Books
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MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
Kathryn Arndt

Candidates for Membership

Full details are available on the notice board.

The following candidates for membership of the Club have been approved by the Committee for listing on the Notice Board, prior to being submitted for election at the next Committee Meeting. If any member has any objection to, or reservation about, the persons listed, they should contact the Honorary Secretary or any other member of the Committee, and make their concerns known.

Completed nominations are on hand for:

FOR ORDINARY MEMBERSHIP

Darren Bracken Michael Hurley/William Edwards/David Hayne
Elwood

FOR JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP

Tanita Moores Michael MacAleavey/Alistair Curley/Owen Guest
Kew

Should any member wish to make a formal objection in respect of the above nominations, it needs to be made to the Honorary Secretary, before 18^th November 2015.

NEW MEMBERS

The club would like to welcome the following new members to the club.

William Hearst
Stephen Shelmerdine

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