General Club News

Membership Renewals

Friendly reminder to check if you are up for a roll over of membership…..give me a quick call or email and we can make sure your membership, booking access and cards are all up to date….


A kind reminder to members that courts can be booked online as well as searching for member’s contact details. If you struggle with your log in details please contact me for support.

From the Squash Court

A big thank you for all of your support at the recent AGM. I am pleased to say we have had the most volunteers we have had join the committee for many years  and I would like to thank the following for putting their hands up:

Ladies Club Captain – Tori Bohm, Mens Club Captain – Grant Nilsson,   Committee – Sara Lowe, Martin Dowson, Jarrod van Driel, Kieran Doe, Ajay Marwaha and Kyle Aspinall. We have had a quick meeting and already the ideas are flowing.

What you can expect this year from the committee is more fun events, great tournaments, more targeted communications, and a drive to increase membership at the club.

Winter interclub

Have a think about playing senior or masters winter interclub. Entry forms will be up on the noticeboard next week, or you can email me with your entry. Just let me know if you are playing senior or masters, or both. For our new players this is a great way to challenge yourself and to get to know other players in the club. We encourage juniors to move from junior interclub to seniors when they feel they are ready to do so. It means playing on a Monday or Tuesday night and you are expected to socialise afterwards. It can be a late night so please make sure your parents are OK with this

Squash NZ Open Day

On Saturday 7th April from 11 am to 1pm we will be supporting the Squash NZ Open Day. This is to mark the start of the Commonwealth Games. A few of us will be at the club to give anyone who is interested in having a go at squash a couple of hours of fun. Please pass the word around to your friends, family and workmates that they are welcome to come down and see us.

BBRC Open tournament

This is scheduled for 17th to 20th May. You can enter now on isquash or email me with your entry. If you are at a tournament please encourage other players to come and join our Open tournament.

See you on the court,


Senior Club Night
Every Thursday 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Ladies Squash Night
Every Friday 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Junior Club Night
Every Friday 5.00pm – 7.00pm
Free for all Junior Club Members to attend

From the Tennis Court

Thank you to all the members that came along to the AGM.  Great to see so much support from you all.
I would like to say a massive thank you to the members who have kindly offered to join the committee:

Jenny Barlass (President) Anna Leech (Ladies Tennis Captain) Andrew Storm (Men’s Tennis Captain) Warren Davey (Treasurer) Gary Bancroft, Jo Harwood, Barry Baughan and David Norris (committee members) Kim Murdoch and Brain Van Ginkel (Junior Conveners)

Thank you so much for time and efforts.

If there this anyone else who would like to join this great team please give me a shout!

Becky (Vice President Tennis)

Tennis – Juniors


Registration for Junior Club Champs has now closed.  If you missed out but want to play, late entries will be accepted TODAY by emailing [email protected]

Players will be notified by 29th of March of the draws and rules.  In the meantime, don’t forget to diarise 5-8 April for your matches.  Family, friends and Junior supporters are most welcome to come along, socialise and support our Juniors in action.

Please we are open to more juniors joining the Club Champs so please help and ask your kids to reach out to their BBRC friends and get them to contact Brian.

Dates to Remember

Junior Club Champs:  5-8 April

Senior Club Champs:  3-6 May.  Juniors welcome to participate

Prizegiving:  19 May



The post-Xmas season is drawing to a close with the final rounds being played this week.  We hope you had a good season, enjoyed your tennis, and working with your team.

Team Managers: please ensure that results for final matches and any missing results are posted promptly after the final matches have been played.   Return good used balls to Mariska in the office. Please also take a photo of your team and email it to [email protected]

Final results will be posted as soon as they are available from Tennis Northern.  

A massive thanks to our dedicated Team Managers for ensuring that players are informed, prepared and on court when and where they need to be.  Interclub would not happen without you. Your time and efforts are very much appreciated. And thanks also to parents for your ongoing support (and taxi service).  We hope you enjoyed watching the matches and your children’s tennis developing.

Send your questions about interclub to [email protected]


If you are interested in playing in tournaments during Easter and school holidays, here are some local tournaments with links to register online:

31 March – 1 April
Main Draw Albany Easter Weekend 2018 Champs – Tier 3
Registration closes 26 March
Venue – Albany Tennis Park
Easter Champs – Register Here


16 – 20 April
Tennis Auckland Autumn Junior Tournament 2018
Registration closes 9 April
Venue – Scarbro Tennis Centre, Glen Innes
Autumn Junior – Register Here


23 – 27 April 2018

2018 Albany Toyota Northern Autumn Championships – Tier 3

Registration closes 9 April

Venue – Albany Tennis Park

Albany Toyota Autumn Champs – Register Here 


See you on court soon!

Kim Murdoch                               Brian van Ginkel 

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Mid Week Social
Every Wednesday 9.00am – 11.00am

Business House / Thursday Social Tournament
Every Thursday 7.00pm – 10:30pm

Veteran Morning
Every Friday 9.00am – 11:30am

Junior Club Night
Every Friday 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Free for all Junior Club Members to attend

Club Afternoon
Every Sunday 2.00pm – 4.00pm

From the Coaches

To read the latest news from the Coaches, select one of the buttons below to visit their news section on the BBRC Hub.  You can also find this information by clicking on the Tennis or Squash drop down menu above.

From the Tennis Coach
From the Squash Coach