Autumn 2019 Season Information

This post contains all the information you need to be ready for the season kickoff on 4th February, 2019.

There will not be a players information meeting for this season, as all the information is available online for players and centres.

The fixture is downloadable in a printable PDF file format at the following link address: http://es-ra.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2019AutumnESRAFixture.pdf

The teams list is downloadable in a printable PDF file format at the following link address: http://es-ra.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2019AutumnTeams.pdf

If there are any changes required to the teams list, please advise Kristel via email results@es-ra.com.au

A revised score sheet for this season is downloadable in a printable PDF file format at the following link address: http://es-ra.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/ESRAScoreSheet.pdf

Don’t forget that the ESRA Racquetball tournament takes place at Westerfolds Bayswater on the 16-17th February 2019 and you can register until the 8th February at http://www.squashvic.com.au/w/blog/register-for-the-2019-esra-open

ESRA Open Racquetball Championships 2019

Our inaugural  event for 2019 is the ESRA Open Racquetball Championships to be held on 16 – 17 February, which is a Victorian Grand Prix Tournament Circuit event, to be conducted as follows:

  • Saturday 16th   February – all singles events
  • Sunday    17th   February –  all doubles events

The venue is the Westerfolds Bayswater Squash Centre, 3 James Street Bayswater.
https://www.westerfolds.com.au/westerfolds-bayswater/

Singles events will comprise Men’s & Women’s Opens, A to F Grade, plus Junior boy’s & girl’s under 13 events.

Doubles events are  Open to E Grade

The Prize Money for the two  Open singles  events totals $1,200.

Entries close on Friday 8th February  and click on to the link below  to access the entry form.
http://www.squashvic.com.au/w/blog/register-for-the-2019-esra-open

If you are looking for accommodation, the Golden Pebble has offered a special deal for our players, for a Queen Room for two the rate is $99, and for a Twin Room it is $119, plus a discount on all other room types.

When you are booking please quote the Code Name – Australian Racquetball.  These rates are valid up to 31st January 2019.

The hotel is located at 500 Boronia Road, Wantirna, just a 5 minute drive from the Westerfolds Bayswater Centre, and their contact number is 03 9837 8800.

To check out the hotel and their facilities, just click onto the link below:                     https://goldenpebble.com.au/en/


Yours in Racquetball

Paul Vear
General Manager – Australian Racquetball  

SPRING 2018 GRAND FINAL RESULTS

The ESRA Grand Finals were hosted @ Westerfolds Bayswater on Monday 3rd Dec.
All matches were played in a sporting spirit and it was a good night all round.
Our thanks to the referees, and to all the family and friends that came down to support their players!

GRADE 1
MD Haze (150) beat Bayswater Z Warriors (118)
Referees: Bayswater Smashing Pumpkins

GRADE 2
MD Champs (145) beat MCC Hacks (142)
Referees: Bayswater Braves and MCC Magic

GRADE 3
MCC Maulers (150) beat Grace Park (139)
Referees: MD Crocs

GRADE 4
MD Crusaders (162) beat MD Pink Panthers (143)
Referees: Monash Marvels

GRADE 5
MCC Young Guns (158) beat MD Mayhem (145)
Referees: Bayswater Tigers

Kristel is currently away, so please submit your teams for 2019 via our website:
http://es-ra.com.au/autumn-2019-team-submission/

Thank you :-).

SPRING 2018 – BEST PLAYER AWARDS !

Congratulations to the following players who have been awarded Best Player Awards for their consistent performance over the course of the season.

Grade 1
#1 Ryan McCarter (MD Haze)
#2 Nathan Lindner (MD Haze)
#3 Clint Emery (MD Haze)

Grade 2
#1 Greg Ajani (MCC Hacks)
#2 Greg Reid (MCC Hacks)
#3 Cris Deacon (MCC Hacks)

Grade 3
#1 Sue Dunlop (Grace Park)
#2 Marco Premoselli (Grace Park)
#3 Rayleen Cooper (MCC Maulers)

Grade 4
#1 Danny Williams (MD Pink Panthers)
#2 David Niven (MD Crusaders)
#3 Robyn Kasperski (MD Crusaders)

Grade 5
#1 Graeme Goodman (MCC Young Guns)
#2 Emily Cooper (MCC Young Guns)
#3 Tim Hosie (MD Mayhem)

SPRING 2018 GRAND FINAL INFORMATION

Grand Finals will take place at Westerfolds Bayswater on Monday 3rd December starting at 7.30PM. Competing teams, please ensure you bring enough supper for referees to share!

GRADE 1
MD Haze play Bayswater Z Warriors
Referees: Bayswater Smashing Pumpkins
 
GRADE 2
MCC Hacks play MD Champs
Referees: Bayswater Braves and MCC Magic
 
GRADE 3
MCC Maulers play Grace Park
Referees: MD Crocs
 
GRADE 4
MD Crusaders play MD Pink Panthers
Referees: Monash Marvels
 
GRADE 5
MCC Young Guns play MD Mayhem
Referees: Bayswater Tigers

As I will be away on Grand Final night (attending a friend’s wedding), please submit your teams for 2019 via our website: http://es-ra.com.au/autumn-2019-team-submission/

Thank you and good luck to all teams.

SPRING 2018 SEMI-FINAL RESULTS

All semi finals were played at MD (Genesis Wantirna) on Monday 26th November.
Believe it was an enjoyable night for all concerned, in some very tight contests.
More information about next Monday’s Grand Finals will follow…

SEMI FINAL RESULTS
GRADE 1
Bayswater Z Warriors (151) defeated Bayswater Cowboys (144)
Referees: Bayswater Supper Knights

GRADE 2
MD Champs (168) defeated Bayswater Braves (148)
Referees: DYI Referees due to late change in schedule

GRADE 3
Grace Park (149) defeated MD Alligators (141)
Referees: Monash Three

GRADE 4
MD Pink Panthers (155) defeated MCC Meerkats (153)
Referees: MCC Gypsies

GRADE 5
No semi-final scheduled due to 4 team grade.

SPRING 2018 SEMI-FINAL INFORMATION

All semi finals will take place at MD (Genesis Wantirna) at 7.30PM Monday 26th November. Competing teams, please ensure you bring enough supper for referees to share! Congratulations and good luck to all competing teams.
 
SEMI FINAL INFORMATION
GRADE 1
Bayswater Z Warriors play Bayswater Cowboys
Referees: Bayswater Supper Knights
 
GRADE 2
No semi-final scheduled due to 4 team grade.
 
GRADE 3
Grace Park play MD Alligators
Referees: Monash Three
 
GRADE 4
MD Pink Panthers play MCC Meerkats
Referees: MCC Gypsies
 
GRADE 5
No semi-final scheduled due to 4 team grade.

SPRING 2018 LADDER – ROUND 15

The last missing result for the very close race in G3 arrived yesterday, so we can now present the Ladder as it stands at the end of the Home and Away season. (Missing result in G1 can not change final order).

NOTE: NEWS on the Semi-Final line ups and Refs will follow later…

2018 R15 Spring ladder
2018 R15 Spring ladder