This Day in History: 1961-10-01

In the Toodyay Tennis Club’s 1961-1962 tennis season, the Groves and O’Reilly Cups were presented for the first time. Percy R. Groves and the late Dr. Patrick J. O’Reilly sponsored these cups for the girls and boys singles championships respectively, to encourage young tennis players. Pat Kennedy and Kevin Harker were the inaugural winners.

Toodyay herald, Mar. 1986, p.16; Jan.-Feb. 1999, p.40.