A crowd of about 50 gathered on Sunday to officially reopen Kumbia’s tennis courts and mark the end of a multi-year project
Blackbutt’s favourite son, tennis great Roy Emerson, received a major award in the Australia Day Honours List on Saturday.
Kumbia tennis players will be celebrating following the announcement on Thursday that the Federal Government has released more than $146,000 to restore the Kumbia courts.
Do you recognise any of the tennis players in this old black and white photograph? Or can you remember the occasion on which it was taken?
Blackbutt’s tennis courts were officially re-opened on Sunday morning, eight years after the Blackbutt Tennis Club went into abeyance and four years after the 2013 floods extensively damaged the courts.
The Murgon Tennis Club will be getting a $100,000 upgrade later this year … and it’s all thanks to a local woman who went to extraordinary lengths to secure a grant for it.
Retired tennis great – and former Blackbutt boy – Roy Emerson has been hailed as the best sportsman the South Burnett has ever produced.
Evonne Goolagong Cawley MBE, AO is a firm believer that tennis can change lives, after all, it definitely changed hers …
Results from Kingaroy & District Tennis Association fixtures played on Thursday night (February 25):
Results from Kingaroy & District Tennis Association fixtures played on Thursday night (February 18):
Results from Kingaroy & District Tennis Association fixtures played on Thursday night (January 28):