2017 Easter 2-4-2 Pairs
As posted on our club's facebook page
Congratulations to Dale Rayner and Kaaren Guilford - who won the Women's event - beating Wendy Mackie & Sue Way (Naenae) in the final. It was 5 all at the 5th but Dale and Kaaren then pulled away to win 19-9.
Special congratulations to Kaaren - this win earns her first Gold Star.
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2-4-2 Gala Saturday 8th April 2017
Congratulations to Bruce Henderson and Alison Colgate for winning the 2-4-2 last weekend. The weather turned out fine and we had 15 teams (30 Players) who enjoyed a close competition, second was Grant Wakefiled and Allan Ofsoski, and Cynthia and Gareth Evans third.
Andy Hogg Trophy & C of C Singles
The Andy Hogg Trophy was played on Saturdy 01 April, with 20 members, there were 6 teams of triples and the odd four to make the numbers up. Another closely faught event, with a tie for first between Allan Briders team of Al's Allan Brider, Alison Colgate and Alwyn Knox, and Keith Alexanders team of Keith, Cheryll Herlihy, Alan Ofsoski after three games, both had the same number of wins and ends, so a playoff was required of 3 ends.Congratulation to Keith Alexander's team for taking out the trophy who won 2 ends to 1.
At the Centre Champion of Champion Singles played also on Saturday 01 April, Sy Baker representing the men and Kaaren Guilford the ladies was played at Hutt Bowling Club. In the men Sy got through to the Quarter Finals narrowly missing out to Robbie Bird 19-21 well done Sy. In the Women Kaaren, had a bye won through to the final to be held on Sunday 02 April, at Hutt Bowling Club at 9am, well done and go well on Sunday. On Sunday Kaaren narrowly lost the final to Lisa White from Eastbourne 19-17, after the time ran out, unfortuanley the Centre has the ruling that time limits are enforced for finals!!.
Weekend 18/19 Wrap Up
Saturday 18th March
Unfortunately the ladies Centre Champion of Champion Fours team, we knocked out in the first game against Petone Central. In the afternoon the State of Orign was played Congratulations to Lyn Compton, Alison Colgate, Peter Kirby, and Gareth Evans for taking the title out for the origin of Wellington.
Sunday 19th March
The Mens Centre Champion of Champion Fours team had great success and managed to make the final, however they couldnt quite stop the strong Stokes Valley team. Well done to Isi Taito, Denis Witt, Brian Cleaver and Brent Stubbins for getting through to the final round.
In Nelson over the weekend we had four members playing in the United 1-10 year singles tournament held every year. Chris Heuston, Pat Walklin, Avon Comption and Dawn Neill travelled across to play and Chris was defending his title he won the previous year. Chris qualified for the final 3rd year running and played a local bowler who was in his last year and managed to beat him in a tight game 21-18 well done Chris. Well done to the others as well who represented the club well over the weekend.
Mens Championship Fours 2017
It went down to the wire not only in time to get the game played but the game as well was worth watching and finally played tonight when the weather was at its best. Representing JBC and Congratulation to Brent Stubbins (s), Brian Cleaver, Dennis Witt and Isi Taito who bet Mark O'Brien, Ian Franklin, Keith Alexander and Lock Chin. By all accounts it was close most of the way. Stubbins team will be playing this weekend in the Champ of Champ Fours at Silverstream, along with the ladies, good luck to both teams.
Womens Junior Singles / Centre Triples 2017
Womens Junior Singles were played last weekend whilst many others were away at Centre Triples. Congraulations to Alwyn Knox who will represent the club at the Womens 1-5 Centre Championships weekend of 11-12 March. JBC had many qualifiers in the triples but as the numbers reduced so did our teams!!! Better luck next year....