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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.

Annual General Meeting and Members Survey

The Club’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday the 19th of July from 7:30pm at the Club.

The Meeting will involve a summary of the year within the Club as well as any business for the coming year. The Committee as well as office bearers for the 2015 / 2016 year will also be nominated.

The results of the Club’s Members Survey will also be presented. Please remember to complete this Survey if you wish to and haven’t already as this will greatly help the Committee in planning for the next year. All comments and results will be presented at the Annual General Meeting. The survey can be found at

All Members are welcome to attend the AGM. If any Members are unable to attend and wish for a topic to be discussed, you are welcome to send the Club an Email and we will place your topic on the agenda.

Autumn Finals Update

The finals series across the grades is almost finished, with the Night Tennis, Juniors, Mid Week Ladies and Saturday Afternoon competitions wrapping up in the previous few weeks:

NSNTA – Grand Final

Congratulations to the Ladies B Special 2 Team who won their Grand Final recently. The Team consisting of Ashley Mann, Vicki Cohen, Jan Fielding and Karen Relf defeated Moomba Park 32 games to 23.

NSJTA – Semi Final

The Doutta Galla / Airport West A Reserve 2 team were unfortunately defeated by Buckley Park.

The Club’s D Special 1 team were unfortunately defeated by Royal Park by one game, 34 to 35.

NSTA – Semi Final

The Club’s B Special Mixed Team were unfortunately Maribyrnong Park / Glenroy. The Team, consisting of Sophie McCann, Karen Relf, John O’Reilly and Trevor Peters, tried their best against a team that were undefeated all season.

NSLTA – Semi Final

The Club’s Section 6 side were unfortunately defeated by Buckley Park 32 games to 54.

Well done to to the winning teams and commiserations to the other teams. Thanks to all teams for a great finals series.

Members Survey 2015

The Committee is interested in feedback from Members of how they use the Club, the Club’s Services and the Facilities.

To gain a better understanding of Member’s needs and activity, the Club has launched a Members Survey for 2015.

The results of this Survey will be published at the Club’s Annual General Meeting on Sunday the 19th of July at 7:30pm.

The survey can be completed in about 5 to 10 minutes and can be found here:

Responses are anonymous and will help guide the Club’s direction for the coming year.

The Committee appreciates all responses as this greatly helps us in meeting the needs of all Members.

If you have any questions about the Survey, please send the Club an Email.

NSNTA Team Entries Closing Soon

The entries for the Spring season of the NSNTA are closing very soon.

If you wish to play please write your name on the Sign Up  Sheet in the Club House prior to Tuesday the 9th of June or send the Club an Email.

Please don’t assume that if you played this season you will be automatically registered for next season.

The NSNTA Spring 2015 Season commences in the first week of August.

Doutta Galla is on Team App

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 Finals Second Week Update


The  B Special 2 Ladies Team defeated West Brunswick last Tuesday in a close match and are in to the Grand Final. The Team, consisting of Ashley Mann, Vicki Cohen, Jan Fielding and Karen Relf, won 27 games to 25.

The Grand Final against Moomba Park will be this Tuesday at St Thereses. Good luck to the Team for the Grand Final.

The C Special 1 Ladies team, consisting of Sue Duras, Virginia Glassford, Claire Mugavin and Maree Robertson, were defeated by Strathmore 27 games to 30. Commiserations to the team.


The Section 6 Team play in the Semi Final this Thursday against Buckley Park at Essendon.

Good luck to all Teams playing in Finals this week.


Autumn Finals Update

There are a few competitions in finals at the moment:

Night Tennis

The regular season of Night Tennis finished this week, and only two of the Club’s Ladies teams made the finals:

The B Special 2 Team will play West Brusnwick at Buckley Park on Tuesday.

The C Special 1 Team will play Strathmore also at Buckley Park on Tuesday.

Saturday Mens

The Saturday Mens team played in a Semi Final last weekend against Avondale Heights and were unfortunately defeated by 18 games.

Signing Up for next Season

Please remember that all players must register their interest to play next season by either writing your name on the sign up sheet in the Club House or sending the Club an Email. Just because you played this season does not mean that you will be automatically registered for next season.

The Committee wishes the two Ladies teams luck for Tuesday night and commiserations to all of the teams that didn’t make the finals. Thanks to all players for another great season.

Juniors and Night Team Entries Now Open

The entries for both the Junior and Night Tennis are now open.

For Juniors, please complete the application form available here:

All Juniors must complete this form, even if you played this season.

For Night Tennis, please write your name on the sign up sheet on the Notice Board in the Club House or send the Club an Email.

Entries will close at the end of the season.

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.