Bob McPherson, winner of Gympie Cooloola Veterans Tennis Anzac tournament, with president Greg Hampson and runner-up Stewart McPherson.
Bob McPherson, winner of Gympie Cooloola Veterans Tennis Anzac tournament, with president Greg Hampson and runner-up Stewart McPherson. Contributed

McPherson takes vets title

THE Gympie Cooloola Veterans Tennis Association Anzac Day tournament was a great success, according to club spokesman Warren Arnell.

Arnell said Bob McPherson was in great form and took the honours on the day.

He won 22 games while Stewart McPherson was runner-up winning 20 games.

Arnell said the next club meeting would be held on Wednesday, May 9 at 7pm at Queens Park.

He said all members were welcome to attend to contribute their ideas and assist in the running of the club.

Names are required for a social match against Gayndah on May 27 and Morningside at Morningside on June 3. Players can nominate by adding their name to the board in the clubhouse.

The club will be taking a bus to Morningside.

In Thursday night fixtures last week, Rebels defeated Rainbows 66 to 47 games led by Warren Arnell (22 games) and Stewart McPherson (20 games) out of 24 games.

Royals defeated Warrawee 52 games to 47 games.

Royals' players Trevor Kay (18 games) and Beryl Gear (17 games) from 24 games, played very well for the night.

Rebels have the bye this week.

Saturday fixtures last week were washed out but players are required for this Saturday at 1pm.

They include Arthur Bishop, Ailsa Kington, Cathy Maertens, Val Lee, Edith Downing, Jan Murray, Bill Jones, Geoff Kidd, Jenny Kachel, Sandra Warne, Beryl Gear, Heather Phillips. Please call Jenny on 5482 7268 if unable to play.

Social tennis is available from 6pm every Monday night.

All standards of play are welcome. Courts are also available for hire at any time. Call Warren on 0418 715 148 for details.

Gympie Times


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