Are you a Junior tennis player aged 9-18 years old and do you want to play weekly matches in a team competition this summer? It's a great way to improve your tennis and match play and we encourage you to give it a go, even if you have never played interclub before.
If you're not sure, please email our Junior Convenor with any questions, or have a chat to your tennis coaches. We are here to help you get started.
Ngataringa Tennis Club is affiliated to Tennis Northern Region (TNR) who are responsible for the organisation and management of the junior interclub tennis competition in North Auckland. Junior players are put into teams based on their age. Weekly rounds, either played at home or away at other clubs around North Auckland depending on the draw.
10 & under (Mixed grade)
12 & under
15 & under,
18 & under
Premier league (11+, based on ability rather than age)
Teams are made up of a minimum of 4 players and Premier grade teams made up of a minimum of 2 players.
The Age Group that a junior can play in is based on their age as at 30th April 2024. For example, if a player turns 13 years old on or before 30th April 2024, he/she cannot play in the 12 and under grade.
10 & under - play on Wednesdays from 4pm to 6pm
12 & under - play on Saturday mornings 8am to 10am
15 & under - play on Saturdays 10.30am-12.30pm or 1pm-3pm
18 & under - play on Fridays from 5pm to 7pm
Premiers - play on Sundays 10.30am to 12.30pm or 1.30pm to 3.30pm
What happens in Interclub
Each player will play one doubles match and a singles match. For doubles, the number 1 & 2 players and number 3 & 4 players must play together against 1 & 2 and 3 & 4 of the opposition. For singles, the number 1 player of your team will play the number 1 player of the opposing side, and so forth.
When does Junior Interclub start?
The Junior Interclub season generally starts mid October for the pre-Christmas competition and early February for the post-Christmas Competition. All teams are entered automatically into the post-Christmas competition by Tennis Northern unless notified.