RSY v RSGC Tennis Challenge

RSY v RSGC Tennis Challenge On Saturday 23 November, RSY were aiming to defeat Royal Sydney Golf Club (RSGC) for the 17th time in the annual RSY v RSGC Tennis Challenge, taking place at RSYLTC on the opening grass court weekend for the 2019/20 season. The tennis challenge first commenced in 1993, making 2019 the 27th year of the annual event. The record to this point reads RSY [...]

2019 Adult & Child Tennis Day

2019 Adult & Child Tennis Day On Sunday 10 November, RSY porous courts were packed with 46 participants who took part in the annual Adult & Child Tennis Day, with spectacular rallies and the odd drop shot on display!  The weather was ideal, and friendships were formed as new junior members were welcomed to the Club in their first official tennis event at RSY! Following the [...]

President’s Day 2019

President’s Day 2019 President’s Day (Tony Joubert’s second as Club President) took place on Friday 1 November. With over 40 players taking part in tennis and a further 15 in attendance for a delicious dinner in the Courtyard Bistro as well as presentations following play – it’s fair to say the night was very enjoyable and unforgettable for all! The doubles round robin event proved [...]

Melbourne Cup Trading Hours

Melbourne Cup Trading Hours Public Holiday - Tuesday 5 November Clubhouse opens at 7:00am Bistro Dining (Public Holiday Menu) 7:30am – 6:00pm  Pool, Gymnasium & Squash Courts 7:00am – 6:30pm Fitness Classes – not running Administration – closed Creche – closed Clubhouse & car park closes at 7:00pm

2019 Table Tennis Club Championships

2019 Table Tennis Club Championships Congratulations to all 75 competitors for their entertaining performances on Friday 11 October and to all spectators, family members, support crews and table tennis enthusiasts for their good cheer and participation. The 2019 Table Tennis Club Champs were incredibly competitive once again with many young guns providing more than a few nervous moments [...]

Billiards & Snooker Club Championships 2019

Billiards & Snooker Club Championships 2019 Once again, the year has been capped off with the conclusion of the Billiards & Snooker Club Championships.  The Championships concluded with a new name on the Honour Board along with the Eric Wells Memorial Trophy. Open snooker has been dominated by Tom Cameron, who was the current club champion over the past 5 years. Hugh [...]

2019 Foundation Croquet Tournament

2019 Foundation Croquet Tournament The 2019 RSY Croquet Tournament was once again supported by the RSYLTC Foundation with great success. North of fifty competitors of all ages battled it out on a beautiful, albeit windy spring day. Fierce rounds and tactical nous were on display between much camaraderie and laughter. The style of the tournament is Golf Croquet which is the main form [...]

2019 RSY v KLTC Teen Tennis Challenge

2019 RSY v KLTC Teen Tennis Challenge On a warm but slightly windy Sunday in October - 13 October, in fact - some of the finest junior tennis talent from Royal South Yarra and Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club took to Kooyong's clay courts to do battle for the Cedric Mason Trophy in the annual Teen Tennis Challenge. After much hard fought tennis and equally as much team spirit, the players [...]

RSY 2019 Sports Dinner

RSY 2019 Sports Dinner On Saturday 31 August, RSY celebrated its members outstanding sporting achievements at our annual Sports Dinner. With an incredible number of attendees (166 in total), the night was truly one to remember! Members and guests started the night in the Members Dining Room for beverages and canapés from 7:00pm – 8:00pm whilst appreciating the musical tones of the [...]

Junior Round Robin

Junior Round Robin Over forty juniors took to the courts on Sunday 25 August – the majority of entrants partook in the Junior Round Robin, while 12 young tennis enthusiasts participated in the Hot Shots Clinic, which was conducted by the Club’s coaches. Playing conditions were ideal, with a lovely, light breeze and a temperature of 14 degrees, allowing for some thrilling rallies and [...]

2019 Squash Club Championships

2019 Squash Club Championships The finals of the 2019 Squash Club Championships were held in front of a large gallery of tennis and squash players as well as their families on Saturday 22 June. With beverages and hot chips on offer during the finals matches, spectators were able to watch on in style from the elevated vantage point of the squash gallery! In the Women’s Open final, a [...]

RSY Coaches Tip - Backhand Slice

RSY Coaches Tip - Backhand Slice We're thrilled to release the lastest coaches tip - the backhand slice! The video can be viewed here and we hope this helps members with their game. Other tips can be found on our YouTube channel which can be visited by clicking here .

Junior Awards Day 2019

Junior Awards Day 2019 RSY’s inaugural Junior Awards Day was conducted on Sunday 19 May. A day where junior members get together to celebrate the best and most improved player performances from the 2018 autumn and spring season of junior competition tennis – along with tennis and table tennis round robin activities. The day started with a junior round-robin tennis and table tennis [...]

2019 RSY v KLTC Social Tennis Challenge

2019 RSY v KLTC Social Tennis Challenge On Sunday 5 May, KLTC hosted RSY in the annual RSY v KLTC social tennis challenge. RSY lost the challenge in 2018 and were eager to win back the Koots Cup. Both teams had a nice mix of experience and youth, playing both doubles and mixed. Although the conditions were very pleasant, perhaps somewhat tactically, Kooyong’s grass courts [...]

2019 Pennant Pre-Season Breakfast & Warm-Up

2019 Pennant Pre-Season Breakfast & Warm-Up On Saturday 13 April, the annual Pennant Tennis Pre-Season Breakfast & Warm-Up took place with over 90 players in attendance. The Club held a Captain’s Meeting in the Norman Brookes Room with the breakfast, held in the Como Room, taking place afterwards. It provided all pennant players with a fantastic opportunity to intermingle with new [...]

President’s v Captain’s Tennis Challenge 2019

President’s v Captain’s Tennis Challenge 2019 On Sunday 17 March, RSY President, Tony Joubert and Club Captain, Richard Ralph led their respective teams into battle in the annual President’s v Captain’s Tennis Challenge. The weather was beautiful with sunshine all around, making the courtside Pimms and scones with jam and cream the ideal courtside beverage [...]

Junior Open Day

Junior Open Day RSY’s annual Junior Open Day, one of the Club’s most popular events, was conducted on Sunday 3 March. It wasn’t quite the perfect day for grass-court tennis with temperatures reaching a very hot 36 degrees. With the temperature this high, changes were made to the format of the round robin and clinics (were both shortened) and a number of children decided against [...]

2019 Tennis Club Championships

2019 Tennis Club Championships The 2019 RSY Tennis Club Championships encompassed an astounding 360 players (a new Club record) playing across 44 events with 498 total matches played. The tournament commenced on Thursday 7 February and concluded on Sunday 17 February. The weather for this year’s Club Championships was rather kind (apart from 7mm of rain on the first Saturday), [...]

Judy Dalton Honoured During Australian Open

Judy Dalton Honoured During Australian Open As the dust settles on an amazing Australian Open, there have been many highlights during what is the biggest time of the year for the sport. During the first week of the tournament, the Tennis Victoria Volunteers’ Breakfast was held at the MCG. The event saw the presentation of not only the prestigious Community Champion Awards but also [...]

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