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HRTC Weekly Update | 7th March
Upcoming Events
Labour Day Weekend Handicap Singles
Sunday March 12 | 10am-2pm
For those of you in town over the weekend, HRTC will be holding a round robin handicap singles event from 10am-2pm this Sunday. All members are welcome to play - it should be a fun way to spend a lazy Sunday. Call Brett and Pat at the Club or use the link provided below to join in all the action:
Saturday March 18  | 11am-3pm
B Grade Training and Coaching Session (Handicaps 30-45)
Sunday March 18 will see our B Grade players from handicaps 30-45 able to sign up for some group coaching and supervised routines/drills from 11am-3pm. For those B Graders that have much to practice and are keen to grab some tips and practice them with like minded players - this is your chance! Brett will be instructing and supervising the session and cost for each player is only $15.00. It will be a great addition to members ongoing games and hopefully the information gained and practiced will serve those that come along well for future matches. Call the Club or use the link below to sign up:
HRTC "Games of Throne"s Series Pennant 2017

Wednesday March 1
Team 8 def "A Team has no Name" 5 matches to one
  • Simon Dwyer def Cam Potter    6/5
  • Dan O'Toole def Bob Brewer 6/4
  • Jonty Oxley def Lindsay Kent-Fahey 6/5
  • S Dwyer/D O'Toole def C Potter/B Brewer 6/5
  • S Dwyer/L Kent-Fahey def C Potter/J Oxley 6/1
  • D O'Toole/L Kent-Fahey def B Brewer/J Oxley 6/4
Sunday March 5
"The Night's Watch def "You Win or You Die" four matches to 2
  • Tim McAuley def Tom McAuley 6/4
  • Andrew Brough def Johnson Koay 6/2
  • Sam Monks def Hannah Shaheen 6/5
  • T McAuley/J Koay def T McAuley/A Brough 6/4
  • T McAuley/S Monks def T McAuley/H Shaheen 6/2
  • A Brough/S Monks def J Koay/H Shaheen 6/3
Friday March 24, 5pm Onwards
Tasmanian Cricket Association v MCC
For those HRTC members that also happen to be members of the Tasmanian Cricket Association - we have an MCC team here on Friday March 24th that are keen to take you on! Handicap singles and doubles matches will be played from 5pm onwards - and the night should be loads of fun! Call Brett and Pat or use the link below to sign up:
HRTC v MCC | March 25/26
The MCC Real Tennis Club are heading down this way on March 25-26 and will be super keen to take on our local side! They will be sending a large team down and we are now taking names for those of you that are around this weekend and are keen to represent the Club. Predominately handicap doubles matches will be arranged all weekend - with a tournament dinner on the Saturday night. Choose from all or part of the weekend to have a match or two arranged. Once again, call the Club - or use the link below to sign up:
Cone Cup 2017 HRTC v Ballarat (in Ballarat)
April 8/9
HRTC is now in the process of forming a team to travel to Ballarat for our annual Cone Cup Inter-Club event on April 8th and 9th. The Ballarat crew are always most hospitable and this weekend should be no different. We are only three weeks away from the event - so waste no time in signing up and arranging travel details. Give Brett a call at the Club if you are keen to head along
First Friday Drinks - Dress from a Decade
Thanks to those brave few who joined in the fun and dressed up and brought along a childhood photo.  Shamen Fox-Henry you fooled us all...who knew you once had curls!
Upcoming Tournaments & Events
April 5th
First Friday Drinks

April's drinks will be a special occasion to present the Club Championship Trophies for 2016 and to welcome (belatedly) all those new members who joined HRTC in 2016.
We encourage all members to attend and we would like to you all to bring a guest and introduce them to the great social scene happening at the Club.
More details to follow.
March Events
March 10-13 - Percy Finch  - HRTC v Melbourne (Melbourne)
March 19 - HRTC Junior Singles
March 24 - Tasmania Cricket Association v MCC
March 25/26 - HRTC v MCC Inter-Club Event (Hobart)
HRTC A Grade Pennant - Thursday March 2

Team 4 def "Dawn Destroyers" two matches to one:
  • Tony Blom def Pete Boyles 9/5
  • Justin Legg def Jonathan Isles 9/2
  • T Blom/J Isles def P Boyles/J Legg 6/0
HRTC 2017 Club Championship Events
March 1st will see HRTC's Singles Club Championship events kick off. All members will have recently received information regarding these events - so make yourselves aware of the format and rules prior to commencement. Those of you wishing to play in the grade above the one you would ordinarily qualify for are most welcome to do so and should use the link below to notify the pros.
Percy Finch
March 10-13th @ RMTC
HRTC is soon to send two teams to Melbourne to play our annual Percy Finch inter-club event. We are looking to fill both an A and B team and are currently still looking for a few players. Our confirmed team list at present is:
  • Pete Boyles
  • Al Ramsay
  • Graeme Bradfield
  • Graham Blundstone
  • Nick Rooke
  • Justin Legg
  • Graeme Holloway
  • John Herbert
If you can make the weekend which should offer some great tennis and be loads of fun, please call Brett or Pat at the Club at your earliest convenience. Alternatively, use the link provided below:
HRTC Juniors Singles 2017 | Sunday March 19th
Our annual Junior event will be held at the Club on Sunday March 19 and this year we hope to make it bigger and better than ever. Age cut-off will be 26 and under as of March 19 and we encourage all Hobart juniors to get involved. A free BBQ will be put on for all involved and this year we plan to invite juniors from the other two Australian Clubs as well. Call the Club or use the link below to join in the fun
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