After the excitement and achievements of August at the State Pennant Finals, Sept-Oct saw our Club and District championships played. Jean Stevenson (pictured below right) won the Reserve Singles with runner up Di Mackay. Judith Hirjee and Margaret Jones were successful in the Reserve Pairs with runners up Bev Kelsey and Jean Stevenson.
At District level Mary Sheather won the Singles in the Champion of Champions and Leone Barnett was presented with a plaque for her win in the Major Singles (pictured below left). Leone Barnett and Julea Morgan reached the ¼ Finals in Champion of Champions at Rydalmere.
In October, Warilla were well represented in the Champion of Champion playoff at Taren Point with Di Mackay and Shane Leonard in the Mixed Pairs, Leone Barnett playing in the Singles, Jesse Taylor and Betty Anderson in the Senior Pairs and Leone Barnett, Julea Morgan, Maureen Murphy and Lorraine Alaban in the Senior Fours. All of our players proved to be great competitors on the green and great ambassadors for the Club off the green. Congratulations to Betty Anderson and Jesse Taylor, the newly crowned over Senior State Pairs Champions! A wonderful achievemennt by two of our favourite members.
Congratulations to Vicki Turner (pictured above left in her State gear) who was chosen to represent NSW in the Senior Interstate Championships in the Northern Territory. The NSW team battled all the way to finish third in the race for the title. Well done to Vicki and the entire team.
On the 25th September we held our One Day Triples Carnival. In the morning session our team of Bev Kelsey, Narelle Mushet and Jean Stevenson won the game prize. Overall, Oak Flats were the winners with a Warilla Team of Julea Morgan, Leone Barnett and Vicky Turner coming third.
Good luck to all our players and their continued success and a very merry Christmas and prosperous New Year to everyone at the Club.
– Myrna De Leon