Home' Phillip Island and San Remo Advertiser : December 23 2015 Contents THE ADVERTISER, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2015 - PAGE 43
PHILLIP Island Ten-
nis Club Thursday ladies
social group held their
Christmas breakup last
week at the Cowes courts.
The ladies played a
round robin tournament
before enjoying a festive
lunch. The winner was
Helen McCormick with 12
games and Kate Rumble
and Cheryl Sekac were
equal second, each with 9.
Thursday morning ten-
nis resumes on January 7.
Best wishes to every-
one for a very Happy
Christmas and a safe and
Tickets for the Austra-
lian Open are still avail-
able - adult $85, conces-
Seats are in the shade
and in a great position.
If interested in a great
day at the tennis on Thurs-
day, January 21, ring Betty
Bus fare will be $25
adult, $15 children.
2nd to 6th January 2016
Tackers Program at Cowes Yacht Club
go to cowesyachtclub.com
The Phillip Island
Penguin Swim Classic
Race start 10.30am
Registration - Hotel 7am - 10am
Shuttle Bus available
8.30am - 10am
Event: 800m and 2km swim
Sunday, January 3, 2016
Many cash and product prizes for
junior and senior categories.
Involve the family and friends
THE Cowes Yacht Club
has once again opened its
doors to encourage the
public of all ages to learn
In conjunction with ‘The
Boat Shed’ and ‘Yacht-
ing Australia’, the club is
running the annual Tack-
ers learn to sail program
from January 2-6.
Bookings can be made
through the Cowes Yacht
Club website at www.
call in and talk to club
Safety, fun and learning
are the objectives of these
training courses where
participants will learn to
sail off the beach dinghies
supplied by the club and
Yachting Victoria under
the watchful eye of skilled
trainers and rescue boat
The young participants
will sail small opti din-
ghies, while teenagers and
adults will be more com-
fortable in the Pacer train-
Families invited to
There will also be use
of the club facilities for
families and life jackets
provided to students.
Yacht Club sailing is
healthy outdoors sport
which instructs the mem-
bers to be self-sufficient
while enjoying the com-
pany and appreciating all
aspects of safety on the
CONDITIONS were perfect for the final
of men’s night tennis spring and sum-
mer competition at the Cowes courts last
The Ostrogoths played the Huns for
the Don Dixon perpetual shield in the
The Huns had a couple of fill-ins as
some players were unavailable.
Dylan Jacobs was unavailable due to
the arrival of his baby girl, and Kirren
Jones moved to Melbourne for work.
The club wishes them well.
Good tennis was played by both teams
with the final scores were: Ostrogoths
5 sets 39 games to The Huns 3 sets 36
It all came down to the last set, well
Congratulations also to Andrew Phil-
lips and Tracy on the arrival of a son just
before the final was played.
A couple of dates to remember: On Jan-
uary 24 the club is holding a tournament.
Juniors play starts around 9am and
finishing around 12pm with seniors
starting around 1pm.
There will be a barbecue, so come
along and enjoy a day of tennis.
This event is sponsored by PITC and
Bendigo Bank, Cowes.
Men’s summer to autumn night tennis
is set to start in late January so watch
for the ads and the website, all welcome.
The club would like to wish everyone a
Merry Christmas and a Happy and Safe
New Year, enjoy the Australian Open and
get ready to play tennis in the new year.
Dinghies in the Cowes Yacht Club Learn to Sail program are supplied by the Club.
to sail program
Participants in last year’s Learn to Sail program
offered by the Cowes Yacht Club.
Perfect night for tennis finals
Island tennis ladies breakup
Phillip Island ladies social tennis group enjoy their
Christmas break up in the clubrooms last Thursday.
The Ostrogoths were the winners of the Don Dixon perpetual shield, played at
the Cowes courts last week. Team members are pictured, from left, Bob Smith,
Peter Wayman, Paul Mannix and Richie Blackmore.
Runners-up in the men’s tennis spring and summer competition, The Huns are
pictured, left, Dave Waters, Geoff Clements, Brad Evans and Michael McLeod.
Aggregate winners in the men’s spring night tennis competition, from left,
Peter Jacobs (No 4), Dean Thompson (No 1), Michael McLeod (No 3). Absent:
Kevin Donnelly (No 2).
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