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Welcome to the Doutta Galla Tennis Club

Doutta Galla Tennis Club, Affiliated with Tennis Australia.
Welcome to the Official Website of the Doutta Galla Tennis Club.

We are a Tennis Club in North Essendon, Melbourne, Australia. The club is an official affiliate of Tennis Victoria.

All members are encouraged to subscribe to our Online Newsletter, eBaseline, to be kept up to date with all of the club's latest news.

Court Maintenance Assistance on Sunday

The Committee is looking for assistance from Members to perform maintenance the Courts this Sunday the 22nd of February

We need to place Sand on the Court as well as general clean up around the courts.

We are scheduled to start at 11am and it should only take approximately 2 hours.

The Committee would appreciate any assistance from Members to help maintain our courts. As we all know, many hands make light work.

Please contact the Club via Email if you can help so we can gauge numbers.

Visitors and Visitors Fees

The Committee wishes to remind all Members that all Visitors that attend the Club to play social tennis must pay the Visitors Fee of $5 per player.

All Members are responsible for their Visitors at all times while they are at the Club, this includes ensuring the the Visitor Fees are paid.

Autumn Competitions Start Next Week

Just a quick reminder that all Tennis Competitions for Autumn 2015 commence either this weekend or next week. Starting dates are below:

NSJTA (Juniors): The Season commences on Friday 30th January / Saturday 31st January depending on the Grade.

NSTA (Saturday Afternoons): The Season commences on Saturday 31st January.

NSNTA (Weeknights): The Ladies competition commences on Tuesday 3rd February, Mixed on Wednesday 11th February and Mens on Thursday 5th February.

NSLTA (Thursday Ladies): The season commences on Thursday 5th February.

The Committee wishes all teams and players luck for the season.

Doutta Galla is now on TeamApp

The Doutta Galla Tennis Club is on TeamApp, allowing for contact within the Club from your Phone, Tablet or PC. This App is free for everyone and is available on Apple iOS and Google Android Devices as well as via any Web Browser.

From TeamApp, you can:

  • View quick links to all of the Club’s Ladders and Fixtures
  • View the Club’s Latest News
  • Communicate within Teams or Competitions via the Chat Rooms

The Committee is looking to update TeamApp regularly with all communications from the Club to the Members as we do with our Web Site at, Email Newsletter and Facebook page.

To sign up:

  1. Download TeamApp to your Apple iOS or Android Device from the links below or visit the TeamApp Website
  2. Register with Team App
  3. Search for the “Doutta Galla Tennis Club”
  4. Select the Groups within the Club you wish to join
  5. You’re done.
  6. One of our Administrators will then approve your access.

View the TeamApp Brochure below for further information.

Find us on Team App

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Autumn 2015 Fixtures now Available

The Autumn 2015 Fixtures for the following competitions are now available:

NSNTA (Weeknights): The Ladies competition commences on Tuesday 3rd February, Mixed on Wednesday 11th February and Mens on Thursday 5th February.

NSTA (Saturday Afternoons): The Season commences on Saturday 31st January.

NSLTA (Thursday Ladies): The season commences on Thursday 5th February.

The NSJTA (Juniors) fixtures will be available soon.

Christmas Party this Saturday

The Club’s Christmas Party is this Saturday the 6th of December from 6:30pm at the Club House. All Members are welcome to attend for a final catch up before the end of the year.

Also on the night the Club Champions will be presented with their trophies and there will be a Juniors Presentation for the Junior teams.

The Club will provide a barbecue along with some beer and snacks. Members are asked to bring their own Wine, Soft Drink or any other drinks as well as a plate to share. A racquet would also be handy if you want to have a hit.

The committee looks forward to seeing everyone there.

NSTA and NSJTA Grand Finals Results

The club had two teams playing in Grand Finals last Saturday, with one of our teams winning the final.

The D Special 4 Unisex team won their Grand Final against Royal Park. Congratulations to the entire team for a great win.


The B Special Saturday Afternoon side were unfortunately defeated by St Monica’s by 7 games. Commiserations to the team after a great season.

NSNTA, NSTA and NSJTA Finals Updates

There have been many finals played this week and here’s an update.

In the NSTA Saturday Tennis Competition last Saturday afternoon, the B Special Mixed Team defeated West Brunswick by 14 games. They play in the Grand Final this Saturday at St Monica’s at 1pm. All Members are welcome to attend to support the team.

In the NSJTA Juniors Competition we had one Semi Final win and one Loss:

  • The D Special 4 Unisex Team defeated Royal Park
  • The D Grade 5 Unisex Team were defeated by Buckley Park

The D Special 4 Team will play Oak Park in their Grand Final at Maribyrnong Park this Saturday. All Members are welcome to attend to support the team.

In the NSNTA Night Tennis Competition last week both teams were defeated in their Semi Final:

  • The Ladies B Reserve 2 Team were defeated by Green Gully
  • The Ladies C Special 1 Team were defeated by Sydenham
  • The Mens C Special 3 Team were defeated by Greenvale at Buckley Park.

Well done to all teams for making the Finals and good luck for our two Grand Finalists on Saturday.

NSLTA Preliminary Final Results

The NSLTA Semi Finals were played during the day today and the Club’s Section 6 Team were unfortunately defeated by Airport West by 8 games.

The mid week ladies team finished second on the ladder, earning a valuable double chance in the finals. Unfortunately, the team was defeated last week in the Semi Final by St. Monicas as well in a tightly fought contest.

Thanks to all who played this year and we look forward to the next season.

NSTA Semi Finals this Weekend

The NSTA Semi Finals start this weekend, with one of the Club’s teams playing on Saturday. The B Special Mixed Team play West Brunswick at home after finishing second on the ladder. Good luck to the team on Saturday.

If you wish to play Saturday Tennis next season (and didn’t play this season), please contact the Club via Email.