Traf tennis pavilion renamed after Molly Ryan
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By William PJ Kulich // 19:01, Monday 16 March 2015
TRAFALGAR’S Tennis Club Pavilion will now be known as the Molly Ryan Pavilion in honour of the local tennis hero’s lifetime of work.
First published in the 13 March edition of the Warragul & Baw Baw Citizen. Get your copy today from retailers across Baw Baw.
On moving the motion to rename the pavilion at last week’s Baw Baw council meeting, Mount Worth ward councillor Murray Cook reflected on Ms Ryan’s contributions and his own experience as a young student of her’s.
“It’s my pleasure to move this,” he said.
“Molly Ryan is a very long standing member of the club and she put a lot of time and effort into junior tennis. Many people [were helped by her]. I was one of her least successful junior tennis players.
North ward councillor David Balfour noted her contributions to a number of other sporting clubs in the town.
“She did a lot of work,” he said.
“President and secretary of the tennis club [and] has been awarded the Traf Citizen of the Year too.
“The recommendation has been supported by her family.”
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