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The Member Handbook includes the calendar of special events, member names & phone numbers and other club information. Available free of charge at the club.

Membership Fees

Membership fees are due by 28 February each year. Home Club Member $50; Non-home Club Member $25.

If paying by cash or cheque please complete the membership renewal envelope available at the club, put the cash/cheque in the envelope and give to the director.

If paying by Electronic Funds Transfer use the details:

Bendigo Bank

BSB 633 000

Account 162198956

Reference: Surname and ABF number 

Annual General Meeting 2019

Moonee Valley Bridge Club Annual General Meeting was held on Monday 12th August 2019.

(Draft minutes will be posted when available.)

Eddie Karen Teams event

The Eddie Karen Teams event, scheduled for 22 August has had to be moved to Thursday 19 September, at 9.30 a.m.

It will be a red point, Swiss teams event of four seven board matches.

Individual entries can be placed on the sheet at the Club and an even number of teams will be made up, based on Master Points.

Apologies for this late change.

Nationwide Pairs

Changes to dates for Nationwide Pairs events:

From 16th June to 23rd June

From 15th September to 22 September

From 15th December to 22nd December.

All other dates as in Program.

Partnership Organiser

Any player wishing to organise a bridge partner should contact John Ashkar.

John can be reached on 9337 5259

Regular Duplicate Sessions

Mondays 1:00 pm and 7.30 pm

Tuesdays 1.00 pm, 7.15 pm Beginners

Wednesdays 7.30 pm

Thursdays 9.30 am, 1.00 pm Duplicate and Beginners (Supervised)

Friday (first Friday of the month) Social Bridge 1.00 pm

Sundays 1.30 pm

Bridge Education

Bridge Classes

For information, enrolment forms or to confirm your place,  contact Jenny Date Email: Home: 9326 0582 Mobile: 0407933772 or Gordon McRobert 0434070411

A. Beginners' Classes and Supervised Play

     Bridge Basics 1

  • 6 sessions for $80.00 followed by 1 session of supervised play.
  • A text book is supplied, plus tea or coffee.
  • Fee is payable on enrolment. Non-refundable once the course has started.
  • Tuesday evenings over 7 weeks, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm (next dates to be confirmed).
  • Sessions will be held at the Moonee Valley Sporting Club, at 2a Pattison St., Moonee Ponds (Melways Map 29A8)
  • To confirm your place, please complete the enrolment form accessible in the menu on this page (Bridge Class Enrolment), and return by mail or email to
  • Online payment can be made to BSB 633 000, a/c 162 198 956, adding your name and LESSONS as a reference.

In between Bridge Basics 1 and Bridge Basics 2 there will be 4 or more weekly sessions of optional small group supervised play to reinforce the learning from previous classes.

     Bridge Basics 2

  • 5 sessions for $60.00 (4 classes followed by 1 session of supervised play).
  • Topics include pre-emptive bids, artificial bids and slam bidding.
  • Tuesday evenings over 5 weeks, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm from 1st October 2019 to 29 October 2019.
  • Online payment can be made to BSB 633 000, a/c 162 198 956, adding your name and LESSONS as a reference.

B. Small Group Reinforced Learning through Play and Hand Analysis

7 sessions for $70

These sessions offer support in small groups (eight players) and are suitable for those who have been attending Beginners Duplicate or any of our regular duplicate sessions and who wish to:

  • review and revise their practice so they can iron out any problems,
  • identify and replace inappropriate bidding or play through reflection and discussion and
  • improve their overall bidding and play.

Includes tea, coffee and hand record.

Sessions will be held at the Moonee Valley Sporting Club, at 2a Pattison St., Moonee Ponds (Melways Map 29A8)

Online payment can be made to BSB 633 000, a/c 162 198 956, adding your name and LESSONS as a reference.

C. Ongoing Beginners' Duplicate Sessions.

  • Every Tuesday at 7.15 p.m. and Thursday afternoon at 1.00 p.m.
  • More time to play hands.
  • Participants can refer to their notes and ask the Director for advice any time during the session.
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The Bridge Club is a member of Moonee Valley Sporting Club at Ormond Park

2a Pattison St, Moonee Ponds 3039

Club Champions

Only financial Club members are eligible to win the MVBC Club Championships.

Competition Results

MVBC Pairs Championship - April 1, 8, 15

1st: McRobert, Gordon and  Ranasinghe, Thilak

2nd: Murphy, Des and Samuels, David

3rd: Geyer, Bob and Lovrecz, George

MVBC Teams Event (cancelled due to lack of entries)

MVBC Restricted Pairs Championship <300 - May 13, 20, 27 at 1:00pm

1st: Saunders, Myrna and Butcher, Molly

2nd: Shanks, Gill and Halfpenny, Michael

3rd: Campbell, Colin and Roche, Vivienne

Wed 18th September 2019
Alan Glasson Butler Pairs (3 of 3) Shield
Thu 19th September 2019
Eddie Karen Teams (moved from 22 August) Teams will be formed from individual entries, based on MPs.
9.30 a.m.
Sun 22nd September 2019
Nationwide Pairs
Tue 24th September 2019
Butler Pairs
Wed 25th September 2019
Normal Duplicate
Thu 26th September 2019
Ned Gladney Super Novice Pairs Shield (Winners <15MPs) Regulars can still play.
Tue 1st October 2019
Eddie Karen Pairs Shield
Wed 2nd October 2019
Normal Duplicate
Wed 9th October 2019
Normal Duplicate
Thu 10th October 2019
MVBC Daytime Pairs Championship (1 of 3) book online