2014/15

CATEGORY DATE NEWS!
Ladies A Team 13.02.16 Congratulations to the Ladies A team who beat Warsash 8.5 – 0.5 on Sunday morning.
Ladies B Team 24.01.16 Congratulations to the Ladies B team who drew with Totton and Eling in a very good match on Sunday!
Mixed B Team 16.01.16 Congratulations to the Mixed B team who beat Littleton A 5-3 in a very close match!
New Year’s Day Tournament 0101.16 Thank you very much to the Tournament Committee for organising an excellent team competition – a great tournament despite the weather!
Christmas Party! 10.12.15 Thank you very much to Ruth for organising our Christmas Drinks’ Party – it was a great evening!
Ladies A Team 06.12.15 The Ladies A team beat Kingsgate 7.5 – 1.5 in the gales on Sunday morning!
Keith’s Award! 03.12.15 Congratulations to Keith Chapman who won the “Unsung Hero” award at the Wiltshire AGM in Marlborough. I’m sure everyone will agree that it is very well deserved as no-one is so dedicated to the success of Riverside than Keith – we are very lucky to have him and hope that he enjoys his bottle of champagne!
Disability Award 03.12.15 We were very pleased to be given the Wiltshire Disability Programme Award at the Wiltshire AGM; we enjoy delivering these lessons and hope to develop the programme further in future!
Ladies A Team 29.11.15 The Ladies A team beat Kingsgate 7-2 in a very blustery match on Sunday morning!
Quiz Night 14.11.15 Thank you very much to Antonia who ran another fantastic quiz night on Saturday; excellent food and great questions – a perfect combination for a great evening out!
Ladies A Team 08.11.15 The Ladies A team beat Hants Club 9-0 in the drizzle on Sunday morning.
AGM 14.10.15 At the AGM Sarah stepped down as treasurer after doing an excellent job for many years – Sal is now going to take on the role. Julie has volunteered to be membership secretary so that Sal can concentrate of her new role!
Ladies A Team 18.10.15 The Ladies A team started their winter season with a 5.5 – 3.5 win over Thornden at home.
Sarum League Ladies Tournament 27.09.15 Well done to Rossa and Antonia who won the Sarum League Ladies Doubles tournament at Salisbury Tennis Club on Sunday!Rossi Antonia
Another Exciting Weekend! 20.09.15 This was another brilliant week-end for Riverside! On Saturday the Mixed B team won their final match of the season 8-0 against River Park to finish top in the Second Division of the Apsley League! Then on Sunday we celebrated Keith’s 80th Birthday with a very successful Adult/Junior Tournament and one of Antonia’s fantastic cakes! Birthday Boy
Exciting Weekend! 13.09.15 This was a brilliant week-end for Riverside! On Saturday the Apsley A team won their final match of the season 5-3 against Thornden A to finish second (highest place ever!) in the Premier Division and the Apsley B team beat Thornden B 7-1 to secure promotion to Division 1 for next summer. Then on Sunday, our Barrett Trophy Team of Sam, Rossa, Ken and Jean retained the Barrett Trophy at Salisbury Tennis Club! The tournament this year raised £449 (a record by £50!) for John Barrett’s chosen charities of the Salisbury Hospice and Marie Curie Cancer Research – great news!OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Finals Day 06.09.15 We had fantastic weather for Finals Day – well done to the Tournament Committee for organising this as well as the competition! Thank you to Philippa, Sarah and Sal who worked so hard on this year’s event and to the Social Committee for providing some excellent food! You can view some photos by clicking here
Apsley A Team 29.08.15 The Apsley A Team beat Bassett 5-3 in another very close match on Saturday afternoon, also overcoming the weather forecast!
Sarum Knock-Out Final 26.08.15 Congratulations to our Sarum Knock-Out team who put up a really good fight in the final against Salisbury. Well done to Mike, Sam, Rossi & Antonia who drew 4-4 but lost the match when the games were counted up!
Men’s A Team 22.08.15 Congratulations to our Men’s A team who finished the season with a tight 5-4 win against Hedge End on the grass at Southsea; their 100% winning record for the season means that they have won their division and will be promoted to Division 2 next summer!
Apsley B Team 22.08.15 The Apsley B team won a close match with Sandleheath 5-3 on Saturday afternoon.
Apsley A Team 15.08.15 The Mixed A team beat Hants Club B 8-0 on Saturday afternoon.
Petanque Evening 07.08.15 The petanque evening went very well; we were fortunate to have perfect weather and the food was excellent! The chairman’s team of Chris and Sally Hewitt, Jo and Mike Scott and Susan Gibson outplayed the other 5 teams to take the gold medals, with Graham Hull, Anthea Graves, Rossa and James Sears and Julie Kane taking silver.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Apsley A Team 25.07.15 The Mixed A team beat Swanmore 5-3 in a very close match on Saturday afternoon.
Men’s A Team 18.07.15 The Men’s A team beat Totton and Eling 7-2 to retain their winning record; a win in their final match of the season would see promotion to Division 2 for next summer.
Ladies A Team 18.07.15 The Ladies A team finished their season with a 9-0 win against Warsash – a result that will probably mean that they finish 2nd in Division 1!
Ladies Vets Matches 06.07.15 After a run of six losses, the Ladies’ Over 40s team staged a remarkable recovery to win their last four matches 4-0 to retain their place in Division 1 for next summer!
Mixed Matches 11.07.15 The Apsley teams both beat David Lloyd this week-end; the A team won 8-0 at home and the B team won 6-2 in Southampton.
Ladies Match 04.07.15 Well done to the Ladies A team who beat Kingsgate 7-2.
Wimbledon Drinks’ Party 27.06.15 Thank you for the Social Committee for organising an excellent drinks party in the Barry’s garden (and shed!)
Men’s & Mixed Matches 28.06.15 Well done to the Men’s A team who beat Avondale 6-3 to retain their 100% record so far this season and Mixed B beat Glebians 7-1 to retain their’s too!
Men’s & Ladies’ Matches 21.06.15 Well done to the Men’s A team who beat Winchester C 7-2 and to the Ladies B team who beat Kingsgate B 5-4 in a very close match this morning.
Rhind-Tutt Tournament 14.06.15 Well done to Tom and Antonia who won the Rhind-Tutt Tournament on Sunday afternoon.Rhind Tutt Winners
Men’s NCL Matches 14.06.15 Well done to the Men’s NCL team who have won the Wiltshire League; they will now progress to the play-offs for promotion to the regional league.
Men’s & Ladies Matches 07.06.15 Well done to the Men’s A team who beat Hants Club B 8-1 in their first match of the season; unfortunately the Ladies A narrowly lost 5-4 to East Dorset away on the same day.
100+ Tournament 31.05.15 Well done to Sarah and Steve who won the 100+ Tournament and to Dermot & Sara who came second. Here is a photo of the victors who were presented with their “trophy” by Liz!
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Men’s NCL Matches 31.05.15 Well done to the Men’s NCL team who beat Downton 8-4 on a very blustery day to retain their 100% record in this league!
Apsley Matches 30.05.15 Well done to the Apsley B team who beat Kingsgate A 7-1 to continue their successful start to the season.
Apsley Matches 23.05.15 Well done to the Apsley A team who beat Warsash A in their first match of the season – a great afternoon’s tennis with a lot of close matches finished 6-2 to Riverside! Ben made his debut for us and won his mixed match with Eila and his men’s match with Jamie.
Men’s NCL Matches 18.05.15 Well done to the Men’s Aegon team who continued their unbeaten season with a 10-2 win over Malmesbury; Tristan made his debut for Riverside and won his singles and his doubles playing with Michael.
Ladies Matches 16.05.15 Well done to the Ladies A team who won their first match of the season beating Winchester B 7-2.
Apsley Matches 09.05.15 Well done to the Apsley B team who won their first match in Division 2 beating Hants D 6-2.
Ladies Matches 2.05.15 Well done to the Ladies C team who won their first ever match 7-2 against Wyvern!
Men’s NCL 26.04.15 Well done to the Men’s NCL team who beat Trowbridge 10-2 on Sunday morning.
Sarum League Tournament 19.04.15 Four pairs from Riverside enjoyed the Sarum League Mixed Tournament at Salisbury Tennis Club on Sunday. Well done to Nick & Carolyn and Sarah & Steve who both won their groups in the A Event; unfortunately Steve and Sarah missed out in the semi-final but Nick and Carolyn went on to win the final 6-2 against James & Liz from Salisbury.
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Men’s NCL 12.04.15 Well done to the Men’s NCL team who played the first match of the Summer season and beat Chippenham 4-2; many thanks to James Watt who stepped in at the last minute and won his doubles with Sam 10-7 in the deciding tie-break!
Chairman’s Cup 06.04.15 Well done to Sam and Kendra who beat Steve and Philippa in the final of the very successful Chairman’s Cup on Easter Monday.
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Men’s A 15.03.15 Well done to the Men’s A team who beat Hedge End 5-4 to gain promotion back to Division 1 next winter!
Sarum B 07.03.15 Well done to the Sarum B team who beat Alderbury 8-0 to clinch the very closely fought Sarum Division 3 title!
Ladies Match 15.02.15 Well done to the Ladies A team who beat Hants Club 7.5 – 1.5 on their carpet on Sunday morning.
Ladies Match 07.02.15 Well done to the Ladies A team who beat Swanmore 6.5 – 2.5 in beautiful sunshine on Sunday morning!
Burns Night 24.01.15 Well done Ruth for organising a fantastic Burns Evening. The food was amazing and the quiz excellent! Thanks also to Julie and Keith B for helping Ruth – they all put in a tremendous amount of hard work which was much appreciated by everyone who came along!OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Men’s and Ladies Matches 18.01.15 Well done to the Men’s A team which won 6-3 at home against Lyndhurst and the Ladies A who beat Winchester B 7.5 – 1.5.
New Year’s Day Tournament 01.01.15 Thank you very much to Sarah and Philippa who arranged the New Year’s Day Tournament which was enjoyed by 30 people!
Christmas Presentation 16.12.14 Thank you very much to the Social & Tournament Committees for organising the Christmas Drinks and Presentation Night. The evening was a great success & the club house has never looked so cosy and welcoming!
Matches 13.12.14 A successful week-end of matches to celebrate Christmas! The Sarum A team beat Wellow, the Sarum B team beat Littleton C & the Southampton Mixed Team recorded their first victory of the season beating Lyndhurst.
Matches 06.12.14 Well done to our Mixed A team who remain unbeaten after a 7-1 victory at Littleton. The Ladies teams both won this week-end too – Ladies A team beat Warsash 5.5 – 3.5 & the Ladies B beat Waterside 5-4.
Matches 30.11.14 Well done to our Men’s A team who beat Hants Club B 8.5-0.5 on Sunday morning – special thanks to James Bell for standing in at the last minute! The Ladies A team also won on Sunday, they were victorious away at Compton & Shawford 7-2.
Matches 30.11.14 Well done to our Men’s A team who beat Hants Club B 8-1 on Sunday morning – special thanks to James Bell for standing in at the last minute! The Ladies A team also won on Sunday, they were victorious away at Compton & Shawford 7-2.
Matches 16.11.14 Well done to our Mixed A team who continued their winning streak with a 7-1 win over Andover and to our Ladies B team who beat Lymington 6-3.
Matches 9.11.14 Well done to our Men’s A team who beat Winchester C and the Sarum C team who beat Absolute Tennis 5-3 in a close match!
Mixed Matches 2.11.14 Well done to our Mixed A & B teams who played Downton A and B teams and came away with two wins this week-end!
Men’s Matches 19.10.14 Well done to our men’s teams who both started their winter campaigns with wins! The Men’s A travelled to Compton and Shawford to win 8.5 – 0.5 & the Men’s B beat Glebian at home 7-2.
AGM 15.10.14 Our AGM was well attended – thanks to the Social Committee for providing the drinks and snacks! James retired as Chairman having done a great job for the last five years. Chris Hewitt is taking over as our new Chairman. Other Committee changes are that Philippa is stepping down as Fixtures Secretary and is taking over from Pam as Tournament Secretary; Liz White is our new Match Secretary and will also continue to be our Ladies Captain.
Mixed Matches 12.10.14 Well done to our Sarum A Team who beat Littleton 8-0; the B team had a very close match at Penton but just lost 3-5.
Mixed Matches 20.09.14 Well done to our Apsley A Team who beat Winchester B 7-1 on Saturday and have finished fourth in the Premier Division (highest place ever!)
Ladies Matches 21.09.14 Well done to our Ladies A Team who have finished third in Division 1 after a very close victory (6 championship tie-breaks!) on the grass at Avenue.
Tournaments 14.09.14 Well done to Steve & Sarah who were the winners of Riverside’s Barrett Trophy on Sunday with Antonia & Tom as runners-up. Thanks very much for the tournament committee for putting on another great event and for Antonia who once again spoiled everyone with her fantastic food! photo 2
Sarum League Barrett Trophy 14.09.14 Well done to our team of Nick, Sam H, Rossa & Felicity who won the Sarum League’s Barrett Trophy (a charity event held by the league in memory of John Barrett) at Salisbury Tennis Club on Sunday. They beat teams from Wellow & Salisbury before winning the final against Victoria Park. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Matches 13.09.14 Well done to our Apsley A Team who have confirmed their place in the Premier Division again for next summer with a 7-1 win over Thornden.
Finals Day 07.09.14 Finals Day was another great success – click here to view lots of photos!
Matches 31.08.14 Well done to our Apsley B Team who beat Twyford 5-3 to confirm their promotion to Division 2 next year!
Matches 15.08.14 Well done to our Apsley A Team who drew with Hants Club B away and congratulations to our Ladies Over 40s team who decisively confirmed their position in Division 1 for next year with a 4-0 win at Warsash away.
Men’s Matches 19.07.14 Well done to our Men’s A Team who beat Avondale 9-0 on Saturday to win their division and guarantee promotion next season. Their win should also ensure that the B Team remain in Division 4.
Apsley Matches 12.07.14 Well done to both of our Apsley teams who produced some great results this week-end! The A team travelled to David Lloyd in Salisbury and won 6-2 with the B team beating Warsash C 7-1 at Riverside.
100 Plus Tournament 13.07.14 Thank you very much to Sal who ran an excellent 100 Plus Tournament! After a great afternoon’s tennis and a delicious tea (many thanks to Antonia & Ruth), the prestigious walking stick was claimed by John and Carolyn Barry who beat Steve and Mandy in the final.
Champagne Tournament 01.07.14 As usual, this tournament was tremendous fun! At the end of a very boozy afternoon, Kendra and Robin had more points than anyone else. They were then joined in a drunken final by James W and Antonia – congratulations to everyone!
Matches 07.07.14 Well done to our teams who produced some great results this week-end! The Men’s A team won a tight match with Bassett A 5-4 at home, the Ladies A beat Warsash 6-3 on Sunday morning and the Ladies B won 6-3 at Littleton on Saturday afternoon.
Pre-Wimbledon Drinks Party 20.06.14 The Wimbledon Warm-Up party was excellent – thank you very much to Antonia & Ruth who made superb canapes and some great summer drinks!
Rhind-Tutt Tournament 15.06.14 Well done to Kendra and Jamie who won a really close fought tournament on Sunday afternoon. Thanks to the tournament committee for running a really enjoyable afternoon’s tennis.
Road To Wimbledon 31.05.14 Well done to Rio who won our Road to Wimbledon competition and will now go through to the County Final; Stefan was our runner-up. Also congratulations to Charlie Kane who won his school’s event so will also be going to the County Finals.
Matches 12.05.14 Well done to the Mixed B team who did well to get a 4-4 draw with Winchester C in very windy and wet conditions!
Matches 04.05.14 Well done to the Ladies A team who won their first match 5-4 at Lee on Solent. Match decided by a match tie-break won by Karina & Kath!
Matches 03.05.14 Well done to the Men’s A team who beat the Men’s B team in their first match of the season!
Matches 26.04.14 Well done to the Apsley B team who won their first match 6-2 against Porswood.
Matches 23.03.14 Well done to the Ladies A team who finished 2nd in the Winter League.
Quiz Night 14.03.14 Thanks very much to Antonia who once again run a superb quiz night with superb food!
Matches 15.03.14 Well done to the Men’s A team who beat Bassett A on Sunday morning. The Ladies A team battled well but just lost 4-5 to the Hants Club.
Matches 09.03.14 Good results for our Mens and Ladies’ A Teams! Our Mens A team secured their position in Division 2 for next winter with a 7-2 win at home to Salisbury B & our Ladies A team beat Kingsgate 6-3 in amazingly sunny and warm conditions!
Matches 02.03.14 Our Mens A team beat Hedge End 5.5 – 3.5 this week-end and the Mixed “B” team beat Swanmore 3-1 in a match which was determined by two close tie-breaks!
Matches 23.02.14 Our Mens and Ladies A teams both played at home this Sunday morning battling against incredibly strong winds as well as the opposition! The ladies managed a 5.5 – 3.5 win against Swanmore but unfortunately the men lost 6-3 to Totton and Eling.
Men’s Matches 9.2.14 The weather finally allowed our Men’s A team to play their second match of the season which they won 5.5 – 3.5 against Bassett B. The Men’s B team lost their final match of the season against Kingsgate 6-3 but have finished mid-table and thus remain in the same division for next Winter.
Ladies Matches 09.02.14 Our Ladies A also played only their second match of the season and beat Thornden 6-3 on a very blustery (but dry!) day.
Mixed Matches 02.02.14 The mixed A team have beat Victoria Park 6-2 to ensure second place in the Sarum Winter League.
Men’s B Matches 02.02.43 The Men’s B have had a successful start to the New Year with two 5-4 victories over Lymington and Wyvern.