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Tennis Southland Award Winners

The annual Tennis Southland Awards were held on Sunday 26th July, with a large number attending at the Ascot Hotel.

A memorable afternoon – celebrating, acknowledging and thanking the awesome people involved in Southland tennis and concluding with a remembering of Southland’s beloved Peter White.

Congratulations to the following awards winners:

Special Awards

  • Lifetime Membership for Peter White
  • Peter White Award for Up & Coming Junior (10U, 12U) Alice Henderson (C)
  • Joyce Telford Volunteer of the Year Lois Heads Edendale TC (E)
  • Excellence Award for Most Consistent Junior Penny Nicholson Citizens TC (E)
  • Top performing Junior Female Halle Faherty Waihopai TC (I)
  • Top Performing Junior Male Tim Willans Te Anau TC
  • ILT Award for Open Female Player of the Year Halle Faherty Waihopai TC (I)
  • ILT Award for Open Male Player of the Year Sky Lovill Te Anau TC
  • Judy Gimblett Award for Player of the Year Senior (35+) Female Wendy Hopcroft Wakaia/WendonsideGeorge Taylor and Greg Thomas Award for Player of the Year Senior (35+) Male Craig Collins Balfour TC
  • Ensign Cup Female Winner Congratulations Zara Orr (C)
  • Ensign Cup Male Winner Congratulations Rafferty McIntosh (C)
  • Ensign Cup Sub Association Winner Congratulations Central (C)

Southland Primary School Singles Champions

  • 5&6 Male Kees Cummings (C)
  • 5&6 Female Anais Hall (C)
  • 7&8 Male Rafferty McIntosh (C)
  • 7&8 Female Penny Niicholson (E)

Southland Secondary School Doubles Champions

  • Div 1 Wakatipu High School Sophie McDermott Kai Milburn (L)
  • Boys only Div 2 St Peters High School Tane Tutty Macy Scoles (E)Girls only
  • Central Southland College Mia Standish Harriet Price (C)
  • ILT Southland Junior Singles & Doubles Champions
  • 17U Boys Singles Winner Riley Smith (I)
  • 17U Boys Doubles Winners Nick Munro (C) & Finn Holden (I)
  • 17U Girls Singles Winner Halle Faherty (I)
  • 17U Girls Doubles – not played
  • 14U Boys Singles Winner Marshall McChlery (E)
    14U Boys Doubles Winners Ryan Munro(C) & Cody Stevens (I)
    14U Girls Singles Winner Erin O’Neill (O)
    14U Girls Doubles Winners Heidi Clarkson & Grace Watson (C)
    12U Boys Singles Winner Rafferty McIntosh (C)
    12U Boys Doubles Winners Rafferty McIntosh (C) & Ben Anderson (C)
    12U Girls Singles Winner Penny Nicholson (E)
    12U Girls Doubles Winners Penny Nicholson (E) & Libby Crawford (C)
    10U Boys Singles Winner Bilal Ahmad (O)
    10U Boys Doubles Winners Bilal Ahmad (O) & Haruya Higuchi (L)
    10U Girls Singles Winner Honor Collins
    10U Girls Doubles Winners Lucy Crawford (C) & Alice Henderson (C)

Representative Honours

Southland Representatives Badges (15 First Time Southland Rep Players)

  • Adele Orangi (I)
  • Shaylee Syme (I)
  • Zara Orr (C)
  • Callum McMurtrie
  • Scarlett Tremaine (E)
  • Poppi Clark (C)
  • Stella Clarkson
  • Lucy Crawford (C)
  • Honor Collins
  • Alice Henderson (C)
  • Zach McMurtrie (N
  • Matthew Cairns (C)
  • Jonty Jones
  • Benson Boys (C)
  • Alyssa Orr (C)
  • Southland Junior Teams (10U, 12U, 14U, 17U)
    3 coaches (Peter White, Sky Lovill, Danny Baleson)
  • Southern Junior Teams Event
    (5 associations over 2 rounds – South Canterbury, North Otago, Otago, Lakes, Southland)
  • o 10&U Southern Junior Teams Event Winner Southland
  • o 12&U Southern Junior Teams Event Winner Southland o 16&U Southern Junior Teams Event Winner: Southland
  • o Best Team Overall Winner: Southland

Southland Open Teams (Division One )
2 coaches (Peter White, Danny Baleson)

Southern Open Teams Event
(5 associations over 2 rounds – North Otago, Otago, Lakes, Southland)
2ND place overall

Tennis Southern Representative Acknowledgement
Southern Junior Teams
Compete @ NZ Junior Teams Event
Southern 12s: Rafferty McIntosh (C), Ben Anderson (C)
Southern 14s: Penny Nicholson (E)
Southern 16s: Halle Faherty (I), Tim Willans
Southern Coach’s: Peter White, Danny Baleson, Shaylee Syme, Sky Lovill

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