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Round 15 Ladder and SEMI FINALS info

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Ladder Autumn 2022 – Round 15 (FINAL Ladder)

NOTE:
Grade 3 Dromana Cannons and MCC Gypsies tied on number of points. Dromana Cannons go directly through to
the Grand Final on the least points against tie breaker rule.
Semi Finals at Mountain Districts Monday 30th May at 7.30 p.m.

Autumn Pennant 2022 Semi Finals Information
All Matches at Mountain Districts – Monday 30th May 7.30 P.M. Start.

The teams playing and referring the Semi Finals can be found in the link below:-
Autumn Pennant 2022 Semi Finals

Whether you are playing or refereeing please be on time and ready to go at 7.30 pm.
Participating teams please BYO drinks and supper for your team mates and the referees.

Note to all Captains that a player needs to play at least a third of the matches to qualify for the finals, if anyone is unsure contact M&P.

For this season all finals will be played at Mountain Districts. For the Grand Final ESRA will provide supper for all teams and referees.
Participating teams BYO drinks for themselves and the referees.


SPRING season Team entry forms have been sent to all current captains and venues, please give some thought to entries for NEXT SEASON as soon as possible.
If you need an entry form use the Link above and if you have any questions please contact Henry, Ian Chalmers or Gary Meredith.


DOUBLESMANIA will be held in the break between seasons and we urge everyone to come and join in this “good fun” competition.
Please get Entry form below to John by the 2nd June Deadline.
DoublesMania 2022 Entry Form and Info
“DoublesLotto” and T-Shirt night is on Thur 16th June. With Round 1 to 6 on Monday 20th June through to the 25th July. Grand Final night is Monday 1st August.
Contact John Souness for more information and watch this space for updates.

Richard is out of the country for at least 3 weeks so Henry Rimanich is acting as M&P (his personal contact details are in PDF if needed).
EMAIL your scoresheet to results@es-ra.com.au as usual. (please do not SMS them to Richard’s mobile)

VALE Paul Vear

Vale Paul Vear

Our racquetball community carries heavy hearts today on learning of Paul Vear’s passing yesterday afternoon.
Paul’s dedication to Australian Racquetball was without peer. He encouraged, cajoled (sometimes) and gently nudged players and potential players to give racquetball a go, often calling potential entrants on the eve of a tournament to see if they ‘might be free for a bash’ to ensure everyone at the event had a great experience and solid hit. His presence at tournaments and events was larger than life, and he was always happy to share thoughts and ideas on how to grow the sport we all love. His energy around the courts was infectious, and his joy and love for the sport and its participants clear to see.

Paul leaves behind massive shoes to fill and an enduring legacy in racquetball. We will miss you dearly.

We pass on our condolences to his partner Jane, children Ryan and Tara and the extended Vear family.

Details of Paul’s Funeral Service:-
https://www.heraldsun.com.au/tributes/notice/funeral-notices/vear-paul/5880695/

The funeral service to celebrate the life of Paul Vear will be held at the Heritage Funeral Home 733 Boronia Road Wantirna on Friday 28TH January 2022 commencing at 4.00pm.
Private Committal
If you are unable to attend you are invited to view the service live on the link below:-
https://www.belindajanevideo.com/client-video/paul-vear/


ESRA Spring Pennant 2021

ESRA Spring Pennant will commence on Monday 9 August 2021.

Fixtures and Team Lists can be found under QUICK LINKS.
Team Captains please let your team members know the date, location and starting time of your Round 1 match.

FUTURE LOCKDOWNS

The various squash and racquetball competitions, whose fixtures are interlinked have agreed on a common approach, should we experience a further lockdown during the season.
The rounds will be played on the dates shown on the Fixture.

In the event of a lockdown the rounds which would have been played will be discarded.
As an example:
If a two week lockdown occurs after Round 5, Rounds 6 & 7 will be discarded and Round 8 will be played as scheduled on the week of Monday 27 September.
(NOTE: Some “catchup” may be necessary if a lockdown commences mid week, to complete the round.)

All stakeholders agree that COVID-19 is likely to affect our lives beyond this season.
We will meet at the end of the season to review the guidelines in place, and to modify them if necessary.

COVID VENUE RESTRICTIONS

Please ensure all players are aware of the need to comply fully with the COVID rules in place at each of our VENUES. These will vary from venue to venue.
We will publish venue specific instructions as we receive them, Failure to adhere to the rules could cause a venue to be SHUT DOWN(!) should it be subject to a COVID audit.

NOTE: The COVID venue entry restrictions for Mulgrave Country Club (MCC) have been updated on our Clubs page

FINALS

ESRA Finals will be played on the dates shown on the Fixture with Grand Finals for all interlinked comps held during the week of Monday 6 December.
Fingers crossed, we can get through the season without lockdown.

We wish you all a successful season.

ESRA Committee
Ian Chalmers