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Saturday, March 02, 2019


Congratulations to the Vide Cup winners for 2019 - Cascade.  It was a close competition and Steeles Point could have toppled Cascade from the top position however it wasn’t to be.  The standings didn’t change from the previous week.  Well done to all who helped make this event successful and for those who came along and supported it.  A big Thank you to our team captains who organised the teams with numerous phone calls and texts over the duration: Jimmy Quintal and Amanda Cribb for Steeles Point; Gae Quintal for Rocky point /Anson Bay; Tanya and Kevin Randall for Cascade; and Tony and Toppy Wilkinson for Burnt Pine. 


Working Bee

This Sunday at 9.00am, sees our next working bee and we ask for our Juniors and committee members to come along and assist in helping to make our club look wonderful in readiness for Club Champs.


Club Champs

Club Champs will begin on the weekend of 9th & 10th  March (Ladies & Mens Doubles) and continue on through, 16th & 17th, (Mixed Doubles) &  23rd & 24th March (Singles).  It is anticipated that B grade will run on Saturday afternoon with A & C grade running on the Sunday afternoon.   A reminder that you need to be current financial members in order to play Club Champs. 


VET’s

Start Sunday 21st April with the welcome dinner and registration.  All locals 40 years and over are invited to play.


Pacific Nations Expressions of Interest – Last Week

Nominations for Expressions of Interest to the Pacific Nations games, closes today, 2nd March.  We are asking for expressions of interest via email to tennis@norfolk.net.nf.  This competition sees two females, two men and a coach/manager being paid for. 


Night Comps

Monday – Slick & Sons Monday Men’s comp got off to a wild and woolly night with a great turn up of players with great competition.


Round 1 results: Kev Tony & Chris G def Sam, Guss & Luke;  Arki, Howard & Pash def Jimmy, Lenny & Chris E;  Danny, Brett & Croydon def Umi, Mitch & Nathan.  Reminder players to find their own reserve if they are unable to play. 


Cost: Members $8.00, Non Members $10.00 and juniors $6.00.  See yorlee on the court at 6pm Monday.


Tuesday – Ladies Tennis.  Great to see ladies having a great hit of singles and doubles.  We welcomed Sandra this week and Sarah back after a little break.  If you are keen for a game ladies, no matter what skill level, come along for a great night of fun and laughs.


Wednesday – Match play for Senior Squad team.  Thank you to all our community members who are helping out with this, giving all our representative players the opportunity to play against different people, they really appreciate it.


Our infamous Mavis Cup will resume in Term 2, so if you haven’t already put your name down on the list at the club please let Gill know on 56878. 


Membership is now due:  Family $165.00, Single $75.00, Junior $40.00.  If you have not paid membership yet the direct deposit details are as follows. 


BSB no:   032 855 

Account number:    184710 


Account Name: Cheryl Tennis Club.        Please add your name as reference.


Court Hire:  Visitors and non-members are welcome to play during the day at a cost of $16 per hour- Night rates are $18 per hour. However, members are able to have free use of the courts during the day, or pay $12 per hour in the evenings when there are no comps being played. Please use the Honesty Box if the courts are unattended.


Ball Machine Hire:   Should you wish to hire the Ball machine to improve your skills, cost to members is $6 per half-hour & $10 per hour; and to Non-members, $15 per half-hour and $25 per hour.  Please be mindful of our neighbours and do not use the ball machine before 7am on Sunday mornings.  Thank you.


Venue Hire:  Looking for a great place to host your next event.  Why not try the Cheryl Tennis club?  Bar facilities available on request and facilities can cater for up to 100 people. 

Please 'contact us' for more information.

Cheryl Tennis Club News

Thursday, February 07, 2019


Calling all VIDE cup players.  VIDE cup begins tomorrow Sunday 10th, 17th and either 23rd or 24thof February.  Play begins at 3.00pm so players are asked to be at the club at 2.30pm for organisation.  Captains will be looking for team members to play for their region whether it be Burnt Pine, Cascade, Steeles Point or the defending Rocky Point/Anson Bay.  Please come along and support the teams over the next three weeks.  This is certainly one of the most supported events of the club.


The draw for the competition is as follows and we hope to see great tennis over the duration of the competition.


Feb 10th Round 1:  Burnt Pine V Steeles Point

                        Cascade V Rocky Point/Anson Bay

Feb 17th Round 2:   Rocky Point V Burnt Pine

                                    Cascade V Steeles Point

Sat/Sun Feb 23rd 24th To be confirmed.

    Round 3:    Burnt Pine V Cascade

                          Rocky Point V Steeles Point

Upcoming events: Club Champs 10th 17th 24th March 


VETs Start Sunday 21st April


Please note that in order to play Club Champs you need to be a financial member.  See details below. 


Saturday morning Junior tennis started last week and coaching kicked off at 9.15am -10.00am if you would like to come along this week, please do so.  Junior Squad training is back on for our Squad kids starting this Tuesday.  Remember it is a condition of being in this squad that our juniors are all to be paid up financial members.


Monday sees the Mens comp begin from 6pm.  It was fantastic to see such a great turnout of ladies last Tuesday for their inaugural game.  We had sixteen ladies turn up and singles and doubles were played.  Great to see so many new faces coming along for a hit and many of the ladies are first time players which is great to see.


It is not too late to put your name down for any of these competitions or just turn up on the night.


Our infamous Mavis Cup will resume in March so if you haven’t already put your name down on the list at the club please let Gill know on 56878. 

Membership is now due:  Family $165.00, Single $75.00, Junior $40.00.  If you have not paid membership yet the direct deposit details are as follows. 

BSB no:   032 855 

Account number:    184710 

Account Name: Cheryl Tennis Club.        Please add your name as reference.

Court Hire:  Visitors and non-members are welcome to play during the day at a cost of $16 per hour- Night rates are $18 per hour. However, members are able to have free use of the courts during the day, or pay $12 per hour in the evenings when there are no comps being played. Please use the Honesty Box if the courts are unattended.

Ball Machine Hire:   Should you wish to hire the Ball machine to improve your skills, cost to members is $6 per half-hour & $10 per hour; and to Non-members, $15 per half-hour and $25 per hour.  Please be mindful of our neighbours and do not use the ball machine before 7am on Sunday mornings.  Thank you.

Venue Hire:  Looking for a great place to host your next event.  Why not try the Cheryl Tennis club?  Bar facilities available on request and facilities can cater for up to 100 people. 

Please 'contact us' for more information.

Cheryl Tennis Club News

Thursday, January 31, 2019


Calling all VIDE cup players.  We are pencilling in VIDE cup for Sunday 10th, 17th and 24thof February.  Captains will be looking for team members to play for their region whether it be Burnt Pine, Cascade, Steeles Point or the defending Rocky Point/Anson Bay.


Monday sees the Mens comp begin, Tuesday, Womens, and hoping for our mixed comp to begin on Wednesday 6th.  It is not too late to put your name down for any of these competitions or just turn up on the night.


We welcomed Jaimi, Taylah and Brie along on Tuesday and they had some good hits of tennis from all accounts and fun was had by all.  Hoping to see all our ladies this Tuesday for the official start of the comp.


Our infamous Mavis Cup will resume in March so if you haven’t already put your name down on the list at the club please let Gill know on 56878. 


Membership is now due:  Family $165.00, Single $75.00, Junior $40.00.  If you have not paid membership yet the direct deposit details are as follows. 


BSB no:   032 855 

Account number:    184710 

Account Name: Cheryl Tennis Club.        Please add your name as reference.


Court Hire:  Visitors and non-members are welcome to play during the day at a cost of $16 per hour- Night rates are $18 per hour. However, members are able to have free use of the courts during the day, or pay $12 per hour in the evenings when there are no comps being played. Please use the Honesty Box if the courts are unattended.


Ball Machine Hire:   Should you wish to hire the Ball machine to improve your skills, cost to members is $6 per half-hour & $10 per hour; and to Non-members, $15 per half-hour and $25 per hour.  Please be mindful of our neighbours and do not use the ball machine before 7am on Sunday mornings.  Thank you.


Venue Hire:  Looking for a great place to host your next event.  Why not try the Cheryl Tennis club?  Bar facilities available on request and facilities can cater for up to 100 people. 

Please 'contact us' for more information.

Cheryl Tennis Club News

Thursday, January 24, 2019


Vide cup is fast approaching and is the next major event on the club calendar.  If you are keen to play or would like to know more please contact the club.


We welcomed our newest members to the club on Tuesday, Vanessa and Gus Eyre.  We hope they enjoy their time on beautiful Norfolk Island. They have visited Norfolk for the last two years for VETS and have decided to have an island change.   


Social tennis happened on Tuesday.  We will be hosting social tennis again this week and then all comps will begin starting on Monday 4th February with the Mens comp, Tuesday, Womens Comp Feb 5th,   and hoping for our mixed comp to begin on Feb 6th.  It is not too late to put your name down for any of these competitions.


Thursday social tennis and Soccer happens from 6pm on Thursday evenings at the club.  If you are looking for something to do come along!  All visitors and friends welcome.


Our infamous Mavis Cup will resume in March so if you haven’t already put your name down on the list at the club please let Gill know on 56878. 


Membership is now due:  Family $165.00, Single $75.00, Junior $40.00.


Court Hire:  Visitors and non-members are welcome to play during the day at a cost of $16 per hour- Night rates are $18 per hour. However, members are able to have free use of the courts during the day, or pay $12 per hour in the evenings when there are no comps being played. Please use the Honesty Box if the courts are unattended.


Ball Machine Hire:   Should you wish to hire the Ball machine to improve your skills, cost to members is $6 per half-hour & $10 per hour; and to Non-members, $15 per half-hour and $25 per hour.  Please be mindful of our neighbours and do not use the ball machine before 7am on Sunday mornings.  Thank you.


Venue Hire:  Looking for a great place to host your next event.  Why not try the Cheryl Tennis club?  Bar facilities available on request and facilities can cater for up to 100 people. 

Please 'contact us' for more information.

Cheryl Tennis Club News

Thursday, January 10, 2019


Happy New Year!  Yes, it is great to see tennis starting again this afternoon for the year in the form of the Inter house Challenge.  If you are not playing, please come along and cheer on your house.  Play will begin at 2.30 pm at the club.  Please ensure you are at the club prior to this time.  There will be a round robin format with six ladies and six men from each of the three houses playing, Ladies, Mens and Mixed Doubles. The aim of the afternoon is to have fun and maybe get some new people on the tennis courts. This could be a training run for the VIDE cup which is pencilled in for February.


Social tennis will be on again on Tuesday from 6pm.  All are welcome if you want to have a hit. 


Thursday social tennis and Soccer happens from 6pm on Thursday evenings at the club.  If you are looking for something to do come along!  All visitors and friends welcome.


Membership is now due:  Family $165.00, Single $75.00, Junior $40.00.


Court Hire:  Visitors and non-members are welcome to play during the day at a cost of $16 per hour- Night rates are $18 per hour. However, members are able to have free use of the courts during the day, or pay $12 per hour in the evenings when there are no comps being played. Please use the Honesty Box if the courts are unattended.


Ball Machine Hire:   Should you wish to hire the Ball machine to improve your skills, cost to members is $6 per half-hour & $10 per hour; and to Non-members, $15 per half-hour and $25 per hour.  Please be mindful of our neighbours and do not use the ball machine before 7am on Sunday mornings.  Thank you.


Venue Hire:  Looking for a great place to host your next event.  Why not try the Cheryl Tennis club?  Bar facilities available on request and facilities can cater for up to 100 people. 

Please 'contact us' for more information.

Cheryl Tennis Club News

Thursday, October 04, 2018


I believe the weather put somewhat of a dampener on tennis this week.  Hopefully the weather will be better next week for some social tennis and our coaching clinic being run from Tuesday to Friday by Lauire Geist.


We welcome Laurie back to Norfolk this week for some intensive tennis coaching sessions.  Please be on time for your session throughout the week.  Lessons have been advertised on the Chery Tennis Club Face book page for the last term and we thank all who have taken advantage of this opportunity.  We hope the weather is fine to get out on the court.


Club Membership is due.  All squad children need to be a member of the club and we encourage our night comp players to sign up as it does work out cheaper if you are playing regularly to be a member.  This also allows you to participate in club champs also.


Thursday night Social tennis is the night for you if you want a hit but no commitment.


Court Hire:  Visitors and non-members are welcome to play during the day at a cost of $16 per hour- Night rates are $18 per hour. However, members are able to have free use of the courts during the day, or pay $12 per hour in the evenings when there are no comps being played. Please use the Honesty Box if the courts are unattended.


Ball Machine Hire:   Should you wish to hire the Ball machine to improve your skills, cost to members is $6 per half-hour & $10 per hour; and to Non-members, $15 per half-hour and $25 per hour.  Please be mindful of our neighbours and do not use the ball machine before 7am on Sunday mornings.  Thank you.


Venue Hire:  Looking for a great place to host your next event.  Why not try the Cheryl Tennis club?  Bar facilities available on request and facilities can cater for up to 100 people. 

Please 'contact us' for more information.

Cheryl Tennis Club News

Wednesday, August 22, 2018


This afternoon sees our Annual Presentation taking place at the Clubhouse from 4.30pm – 6.30pm, we hope to see you there to celebrate the achievements of our members.  We will be having substantial nibbles $15.00 for adults and for children 12 and under, $10.00.  All welcome.


The second round of Mavis Cup took place last week after an inclement start to the day in regards to the weather.  Tennis was definitely the winner on the day.  We do have a few couples who have pulled into the lead.    Next Saturday will be Round 3.  Please organise your own replacement or call Gill ASAP on 56878 if you can’t play.  Remember to bring a potluck salad and your meat for the BBQ and come on down for a great afternoon of social tennis.


Monday night is now in recess for a while with the commencement of Wednesday night tennis. 


Tuesday ladies night braved the cold for a hit of tennis and socialising afterwards.


Wednesday Night Mixed Comp continued for Round 2.  Lots of great tennis happening here.


Congratulations to the New Committee for 2018/19.  The executive members have remained the same, Tony Wilkinson - President, Chris Gatehouse - Vice President, Emma Wright -Treasurer and Gill Brown - Secretary.  We have the majority of committee members who have signed on again, Jodie Quintal, Amanda Cribb, Sarah Randall, Kev Randall, Mel Pulsford, Teresa Langusch, Julie South and we welcome Jo Howell to the team.


A fond farewell to two of our long-standing committee members, who have worked tirelessly over many years on behalf of the Cheryl Tennis Club, Rossco and Gae Quintal.  This unfortunately coincided with the loss of Gae’s brother Steve Nobbs, and our thoughts are with the family at this time.


The Gala Day Dinner that was advertised for September 1st has been postponed but keep watching for the new date!


Our Trivia night that was also pencilled in for September 22nd is clashing with wearable art so we will let you know ASAP when this new date will be.


Court Hire:  Visitors and non-members are welcome to play during the day at a cost of $16 per hour- Night rates are $18 per hour.

However, members are able to have free use of the courts during the day, or pay $12 per hour in the evenings when there are no comps being played. Please use the Honesty Box if the courts are unattended.


Ball Machine Hire:   Should you wish to hire the Ball machine to improve your skills, cost to members is $6 per half-hour & $10 per hour; and to Non-members, $15 per half-hour and $25 per hour.  Please be mindful of our neighbours and do not use the ball machine before 7am on Sunday mornings.  Thank you.


Venue Hire:  Looking for a great place to host your next event.  Why not try the Cheryl Tennis club?  Bar facilities available on request and facilities can cater for up to 100 people. 

Please 'contact us' for more information.

Cheryl Tennis Club News

Thursday, August 09, 2018


Last weekend saw a great turn out for Mavis Cup.  It was wonderful to see all the courts filled with players and great to see some familiar and not so familiar faces.  Our second round will take place next Saturday 18th August, again from 4.30pm.  There were quite a few who stayed around and had dinner afterwards which completed what had been a great afternoon.


Men’s tennis occurs Monday night and are keen for any new players.  Tuesday Ladies night, saw a few familiar faces and some new recruits.  We welcomed Jess and Susie along and some great tennis was had by all.  Bene has made great improvements in a few sessions of tennis with some tricky shots being played.  Wednesday night is calling for anyone interested in being a part of a mixed comp.  If you are interested, please write your names down at the club or give Amanda a call.  Thursday of course is our social night, so if you are keen for a hit, or a kick, as we also have Soccer running, then come along!   
Thank you to those who have started to return trophies!  Our Presentation Night will occur at the club on Saturday 25th August.  If you have any trophies from the past year can you please return them to the club in preparation for this evening.  Also, a big thankyou to the caretakers of the Girlie Nobbs Trophy that has been returned to the club after a little time away!!

Other upcoming events are an Inter-house challenge which is scheduled for Saturday 8th September.   We are seeking captains for the three houses, Nepean, Norfolk and Philip and will be looking for teams of 15 people to play in games for these houses.  So Hamstring Cup participants get those shoes on and come down for a hit.  We have our next Trivia night happening on Saturday 22nd September.  

Thursday Junior Tennis Lessons continue for the term. 

The Cheryl Tennis Club Annual General Meeting will occur next week on Thursday 16th August.  If you are interested in standing for any positions, or, being a part of this dynamic committee then come along to the club for a 5.15pm start.

We are seeking expressions of interest from any player who would be interested in representing the club in the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa.  This competition is self-funded but you need to let the club know ASAP if you would like to be involved in this event.  The deadline for this will be in the next two months, (October) just so we can let Amateur Sports know in advance.  At the moment one name is registered. 

Upcoming Events:  AGM - Thursday 16th August.  Mavis Cup Rd 2- Saturday, 18th August. 

Court Hire:  Visitors and non-members are welcome to play during the day at a cost of $16 per hour- Night rates are $18 per hour. However, members are able to have free use of the courts during the day, or pay $12 per hour in the evenings when there are no comps being played. Please use the Honesty Box if the courts are unattended.


Ball Machine Hire:
   Should you wish to hire the Ball machine to improve your skills, cost to members is $6 per half-hour & $10 per hour; and to Non-members, $15 per half-hour and $25 per hour.  Please be mindful of our neighbours and do not use the ball machine before 7am on Sunday mornings.  Thank you.
Venue Hire:  Looking for a great place to host your next event.  Why not try the Cheryl Tennis club?  Bar facilities available on request and facilities can cater for up to 100 people.  

Please 'contact us' for more information.

Cheryl Tennis Club News

Friday, July 06, 2018


We are about to head into our Winter recess, over the school holidays but we hope to have a couple of social events happening over the next two weeks so keep an eye out! 


I know the ladies will be keen to have a hit and may aim for an earlier start on Tuesday.  If you can make it for 5pm we will have a quick hit after work so you can head home before it gets too dark and cold!!


Monday night saw the die-hard men continue their hit which was great to see.


We are seeking expressions of interest from any player who would be interested in representing the club in the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa.  This competition is self-funded but you need to let the club know ASAP if you would like to be involved in this event.  Please let Gill know on 56878 if you are interested or let a committee member know so that your name can be passed on.  The deadline for this will be in the next two months, just so we can let Amateur Sports know in advance.  At the moment I have one name registered.


We are also seeking expressions of interest in the 2018 Pacific Oceania Games being held in Samoa this September.  This is self-funded for airfares.  We need names by August 1st for this one. 


Thursday night social tennis runs in conjunction with Five aside soccer.  This is continuing and the World Cup is sure to have sparked some more soccer enthusiasts.  So, if you haven’t been for a kick yet, then come on down.  Anyone over 15 is welcome!


Mavis Cup: The list is growing and we look like we will have a great comp!  It’s not too late to put your name down for Mavis cup, our social fortnightly weekend comp!  Please be assured you don’t have to be a superstar player, but we are still quite happy to have you in this comp if you are!!  The cost is $5.00 per person.  Play will begin late July.  If you are interested in playing a social game of tennis on a Saturday afternoon at 4.30pm every fortnight, then please give Gill a call on 56878 to get involved.  If you are interested and can’t find a partner then let us know and we will do our best to find one!  It is a great comp for those wanting to get back into tennis or for those who enjoy having a hit, so get along for a fun weekend comp!


Upcoming Events: Parent/Child Day is happening at the club on Sunday 22nd July.  Please come along for a fun afternoon.  Gala Night -Junior Fundraiser Saturday 1st September.  Keep watching for more details about this exciting evening!


Court Hire:  Visitors and non-members are welcome to play during the day at a cost of $16 per hour- Night rates are $18 per hour. However, members are able to have free use of the courts during the day or pay $12 per hour in the evenings when there are no comps being played. Please use the Honesty Box if the courts are unattended.


Ball Machine Hire:   Should you wish to hire the Ball machine to improve your skills, cost to members is $6 per half-hour & $10 per hour; and to Non-members, $15 per half-hour and $25 per hour.  Please be mindful of our neighbours and do not use the ball machine before 7am on Sunday mornings.  Thank you.


Venue Hire:  Looking for a great place to host your next event.  Why not try the Cheryl Tennis club?  Bar facilities available on request and facilities can cater for up to 100 people. 

Please 'contact us' for more information.

Cheryl Tennis Club News

Thursday, June 07, 2018


Welcome back to Sam and Danny and congratulations on your efforts.  I believe you came 7th which is an awesome achievement.  Well done Sam!

A few upcoming events this next week.  We have Bounty Gala Day on Sunday at 2pm.  Please come along and join in the fun even if you are not playing tennis!  Contact your families Captain if you can play: Helen Dowling /Adams family; Craig Buffett/Buffett family; Tanya Randall/Christian family; Gae Quintal/Nobbs family; Rossco Quintal/Quintal family &; Emma Wright All comers!   


Next Thursday 14th June sees the Mens free health check.  The club will be open and operating from 5.30 - 6.30pm for the Health Check, so that those men playing soccer and tennis can access this great initiative prior to play.  We will also be offering a sausage sizzle for those who attend the evening.  So even though you may not normally come along, this is an open invitation to do so as we are very keen to promote Mens Health.  This is a great initiative from Wagni and Central / Eastern Sydney Primary Health.  So if you have been wondering what your blood pressure, blood sugar, body mass index is then come along.  There is also a By Men… For Men… Prize Draw.  So, let’s get behind Mens Health Week and do this for the blokes!


Night comps are still going so if you feel like braving the cold and having a run around then head on down for 6pm on Monday for Mens, Tuesday for Ladies and Thursday for Social.  We are seeking interest for a mixed comp on Wednesday and if you are interested please put your name down at the club or contact Chris Gatehouse for more information.


Mavis Cup: It’s not too late to put your name down for Mavis cup our social weekend comp!  The cost is $5.00 per person.  If you are interested in playing a social game of tennis on a Saturday afternoon at 4.30pm then please give Gill a call on 56878 to get involved.  If you are interested and can’t find a partner then let us know and we will do our best to find one!  It is a great comp for those wanting to get back into tennis or for those who enjoy having a hit, so get along for a fun weekend comp!


Upcoming Events: Gala Night -Junior Fundraiser Saturday 1st September.  Keep watching for more details about this exciting evening!


Court Hire:  Visitors and non-members are welcome to play during the day at a cost of $16 per hour- Night rates are $18 per hour. However, members are able to have free use of the courts during the day, or pay $12 per hour in the evenings when there are no comps being played. Please use the Honesty Box if the courts are unattended.


Ball Machine Hire:   Should you wish to hire the Ball machine to improve your skills, cost to members is $6 per half-hour & $10 per hour; and to Non-members, $15 per half-hour and $25 per hour.  Please be mindful of our neighbours and do not use the ball machine before 7am on Sunday mornings.  Thank you.


Venue Hire:  Looking for a great place to host your next event.  Why not try the Cheryl Tennis club?  Bar facilities available on request and facilities can cater for up to 100 people. 

Please 'contact us' for more information.



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