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Warmer weather for junior comp.

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November 14, 2017

WFI’s Angus Shand keeps a close eye on the ball during the Deniliquin Junior Lawn Tennis action on Saturday morning.

Grace McCallum serving for Elders Real Estate in Section One. Grace was a two set winner for her side on Saturday.

Deniliquin Junior Lawn Tennis Club’s competition saw players take on the warmer weather on Saturday morning.

There were some big wins on the day with three out of the four match-ups seeing a decisive winner.

Results from games played were as follows:

Section One: Elders Real Estate 4/26 defeated WFI 1/18.

Two set winners were Ella Harvey, Grace McCallum and Elena Mulham.

Charlie Paton/Angus Shand and Elena Mulham/Grace McCallum played a fantastic tie break match, with the Elena and Grace just managing to hold on for the win.

Deni Physio 4/24 defeated Mayberry Jerseys 1/10.

Two set winners were Duncan Hughes, Edwina Barclay and Jemma Smith.

Section Two: Deni Bakery 4/18 defeated Elders Rural 1/10.

James Selleck, Harry O’Brien and Matilda Glowrey were two set winners.

Wandarra 3/19 defeated Rob Rich Auto 2/8 in a well contested game.

Wally Hughes and Phoebe Hicks were both two set winners.

Well done to all members participating in the coaching sessions.

It has been great to see some improvement in skills across the court.

Thanks to Dean Irwin for his ongoing contribution to assisting with the coaching program each week.

This weekend in Section Two team Elders Rural has the bye.

All players in teams in both Section One and Two are reminded to please contact your captains with your availability for Saturday.

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The junior tennis club is holding a fundraising raffle with some awesome prizes up for grabs.

Head to the canteen on Saturday mornings to view the list of prizes.

Some of the prizes include a BIG4 children’s party voucher, Australian Open passes and free coaching sessions.

Tickets are available on Saturday morning at the canteen.

Families willing to help sell tickets are welcome to grab a book.

Funds raised will be going towards the purchase of equipment to help in the coaching programs.

The raffle will be drawn on Saturday, December 9.

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