Brisbane & Samford Tennis News

Catch up on the latest Southern Cross Tennis news. Stay in the loop and read about the latest Southern Cross Tennis wins, upcoming Brisbane tennis tournaments, holiday clubs, local fixtures and more. Start with the tennis news below and go from there.
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Holiday Activities & 2021 Open Day!

December 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Come along and enjoy our Holiday Camp & Elite Training programs over this Christmas and January break! For more info head to and press BOOK NOW to book any holiday or termly programs. Don’t […]

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2020 Christmas Party! What a way to finish the year!

December 1st, 2020|0 Comments

What a way to wrap up 2020 with our annual club Christmas party held by The Samford Tennis Club! The event itself saw over 300 people in attendance with all the fast hitting action you’d […]

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2020 Kicks Off With A Bang

March 6th, 2020|0 Comments

2020 Has been a very eventful year thus far. Our Open Day was a fantastic start to the year. New committee members have joined the team at Samford Tennis Club. We have had our first […]

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Junior Fixtures Finals!!

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

What a wonderful day on Sunday 3rd December 2017. Our Junior Fixtures Finals!! Congratulations to all players who took part in this season of junior fixtures. From our young orange hotshots players all the way to junior […]

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December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

We had another fantastic club championships finish last Sunday 26th November 2017. It was fantastic to see our young elite juniors giving the adults a run for their money this year. We also had our […]

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November 30th, 2017|0 Comments


It has been another great season of superleague with half our teams making the semi finals and a further 3 teams to make the finals. Due to the rain over the past couple of […]

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Annual Green / Yellow Tournament!!

September 14th, 2017|0 Comments

On Sunday 10 September 2017 we had our Annual Green / Yellow Tournament at Samford Tennis Club. It was great to see all our young players compete to a high level and as coaches we […]

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Samford State School Tournament

September 14th, 2017|0 Comments

On Sunday 27th August we held the Samford State School Annual Tournament where the junior and senior boys/girls of Southern Cross Tennis and Samford State School competed for the TITLE! It was a wonderful day […]

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Brisbane International Schools Challenge

August 12th, 2017|0 Comments

On Thursday 10th & Friday 11th August, Southern Cross Tennis attended the Brisbane International Schools Challenge at Shaw Park Tennis Centre for our Orange & Green Hotshots Events. We had over 25 players participate over […]

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Southern Cross Tennis Junior Red & Orange Tournament

August 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Last Sunday 6th August we had our Southern Cross Tennis Annual Red & Orange Tournament. Thank you to everyone who came along on the day to support their children. For some this may have been […]

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January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Hey guys! Don’t forget this SUNDAY 29TH JANUARY from 9am-12noon at Samford Parklands Tennis Club is our Annual OPEN DAY!!! This is our biggest day of the year so we hope you can all make […]

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January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Coach Jesse Catterall having a blast down in Melbourne at the Australian Open with the Queensland super 10s team. The team also had the opportunity to see such amazing legends as Alicia Molik and Jesse’s […]

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September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

We would like to announce that this holidays The Inflatable Factory is coming Samford Tennis Club from Monday the 19th of September until Sunday the 2nd of October, 9am-4pm daily with a Friday Night Lights […]

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Samford Tennis Club AGM

September 5th, 2016|0 Comments

To all Samford Tennis Club members and Southern Cross Tennis players,


Notice is given that the AGM of the Samford Tennis Club will be held on Sunday, 09th October, 2016, at 9am in the Clubrooms at […]

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Junior Tournament Success!!

August 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Thank you to everyone who came along to the Junior Tournament on Sunday August 28th 2016 making it our best tournament yet! With the numbers doubling from last year it was an amazing event with […]

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Brisbane International Schools Challenge 2016

August 30th, 2016|0 Comments

A Big Congratulations to all our players who participated in the 2016 Brisbane International Schools Challenge Competition held last Thursday and Friday 25th and 26th August 2016. Samford State School, Eatons Hill State School and […]


July 1st, 2016|0 Comments

BOOST FOR TENNIS IN SAMFORD Getting children active in sport is good for their own health and it helps build a stronger community. Tennis is a great game to introduce children to activity and competitive […]

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Samford Superleague Finalists prove their talent!

June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

On Saturday 18th June the Northside Superleague Finals took place at Coops Tennis Centre and Shaw Park Tennis Centre. All our superleague players had played the entire 20 week season, every Saturday afternoon for the […]

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Adults Celebrate Fixtures Finals Week

June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Season 1 comes to a close with a fantastic finals week and atmosphere at Samford Tennis Club.

Our nightly competitions were celebrated with wine, beer and a bbq as well as some amazing tennis matches!

Below are the […]

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Lachlan McPhee 2016 College Champion… AGAIN!

May 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

A big congratulations to Lachlan McPhee and the Grizz team who for the second year in a row has won the 2016 NAIA Div 1 mens tennis championship in the USA. Lachlan and the Grizz […]

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Term 2 2016 Bookings and Easter Holiday / Training Camps Registrations Now Open!!!

March 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Hey guys,

Don’t forget our Easter Holiday Camp and Training Camp start next Tuesday and will be running both weeks of the Easter School Holidays. Week 1 (TUE-FRI) and Week 2 (MON-THUR). Our Day Camps are […]

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Australian Open National Finals

February 11th, 2016|0 Comments

A Super effort by the QLD U/10s Boys team narrowly finishing second and the Girls team who finished winners at the National event held at the Australian Open. The Boys team was led by our […]

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Open Day 2016 A Smash!

February 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Southern Cross Tennis would like to thank the whole community and students learning tennis for making the Open Day for 2016 such a BIG success. With well over 400 people attending the event, we couldn’t […]

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Southern Cross Tennis & Samford Tennis Club Open Day

January 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Hey Guys, Please don’t forget our OPEN DAY is this SUNDAY 31 JANUARY from 9am-12noon at Samford Parklands Tennis Centre. There will be a Jumping Castle, sausage sizzle, snow cones, fairy floss, popcorn, target machine, […]

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Samford Tennis Club & Southern Cross Tennis Open Day 2016

December 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Come along and enjoy a fun, FREE day for all!!

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Samford Tennis Club Membership 2016

December 10th, 2015|0 Comments

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Brisbane International Schools Challenge

December 10th, 2015|0 Comments

On Sunday 15 November 2015, 9 students from Samford State School and 8 students from Eatons Hill State School
attended the Brisbane International Challenge for Orange and Green Ball.(Years 1-6)

The students from Samford State School […]

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Southern Cross Tennis – Junior Christmas Holiday Camp + Term 1 2016 Bookings

December 7th, 2015|0 Comments



Activities: Tennis / Match Play / Basketball / Soccer / Cricket / Football / Games / Table Tennis

When: Monday 14/12/15 – […]

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Southern Cross Tennis Birthday Party Fun

December 7th, 2015|0 Comments

Southern Cross Tennis celebrated Tessa Johnsons Birthday on Saturday 5 December.

Tessa invited her friends and family to Samford Tennis Club where the kids enjoyed 2 hours of fun and games. All the kids involved had […]

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Samford State School Annual Tournament Success!

December 7th, 2015|0 Comments

On Sunday 29 November we held our annual Samford State School Tournament. Since we aquired more coaching hours at Samford State School in Term 3 2015 we increased our numbers greatly. This really showed in […]

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Australian Number 1

October 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Amazing news has just come in that our young champion in the making Jakob barber is now the number one ranked player in the whole country for boys 2006 born players! What a fantastic achievement […]

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Southern Cross Stars Shine Bright

October 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Southern Cross Tennis would like to congratulate Naomi McKenzie on what can only be described as an unbelievable two weeks! Naomi won the famous Rockhampton State Age Singles and Doubles in emphatic fashion by clean […]

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Community Rewards Program

September 17th, 2015|0 Comments

In the month of October Southern Cross Tennis has been selected by Samford Chemmart Pharmacy to participate in their community rewards program. We ask all members and students to please shop at Samford Chemmart during […]

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Lachlan McPhee Grabs First USA Title

September 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Everyone here at Southern Cross Tennis would like to congratulate Lachlan McPhee for winning the ITA Southern Championships US College tournament. A 7-6 final set thriller in the final capped off an amazing performance throughout […]

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SCT Annual Junior Championship

September 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

On Sunday 30/08/2015 we held our annual junior hotshots tournament at the Samford Tennis Club. With over 150 people coming through the door and an overflowing car park, we new we were in for a […]

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Competition Winners!

August 31st, 2015|0 Comments

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS to Madison and Tahlia Leddy who were our “Choose a new logo” Competition Winners! The girls have won a FREE Head Extreme tennis racquet and were presented with the racquet after competing […]

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Goodbye and good luck Steph

August 21st, 2015|0 Comments

When Southern Cross Tennis first began in 2009 there was a couple of students who were already getting coached by Jesse Catterall and looking for a home base to work on their skills and take […]

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Southern Cross Tennis Annual Championship

August 10th, 2015|0 Comments

The Southern Cross Tennis Annual Championship registration forms have started going out this week during lessons! Make sure you grab yours off your coach or from our pro shop so you don’t miss out. Last […]

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Jasmine Cherry bound for State Trials

August 8th, 2015|0 Comments

This week young gun Jasmine Cherry is off to Cairns in hopes of making the under 12’s Queensland Tennis Team. Jasmine recently made the District Team and beat some of Queensland’s top juniors. Jasmine along […]

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Help us pick our new Logo!!

June 26th, 2015|0 Comments


Fixtures Players Wanted!!

June 26th, 2015|0 Comments

Southern Cross Tennis and Samford Tennis Club have our new Season of Adult Fixtures beginning in Semester 2 2015. Fixtures will start the week beginning 13-07-2015 and will run until 3-12-2015. It is run from […]

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Lachlan McPhee Wins NAIA 2015 Championship

May 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Southern Cross Tennis would like to congratulate Lachlan McPhee who just won the NAIA National College Tennis Championship with his team! Lachlan earned a scholarship to the USA to play college tennis after training with […]

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Samford Tennis Christmas in July

January 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Help Southern Cross Tennis and Samford Tennis Club celebrate Christmas in July. Enjoy a lovely evening out with family and freinds. There will be fun and games on court for all players from young players […]

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Southern Cross Annual Tournament

July 31st, 2012|0 Comments

Be a part of Southern Cross Tennis’s annual Hotshots Tournament. It doesn’t matter what level of tennis you are, there is fun to be had by everyone. The tournament will be split up into the […]

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Holiday Camp

July 31st, 2012|0 Comments

Don’t Forget Our Holiday Camp! Holiday camp is run on the first week of the holidays. Come along for a fun filled day. Southern Cross Holidays camps gives the opportunity for player from different schools […]