News Archive - May 2008

News Archive | Subscribe to News

Jacques Cochonnet Challenge

2 May 2008

Masterton had a close encounter in their second defence against Wanganui East (played in Masterton). Down 1-2 after the first round, they fought back to level the scores in round 2 and finally win the match 5-4. Masterton's next defence is away to Silverstream.

Results (Masterton names first)
Singles: Barbara Johnston vs. Dene Futcher 13-6, 4-13, 13-9;
Doubles: Graeme Morris/Ralph Priddle vs. Peter Hamilton/Richard Turfrey 11-13, 13-8, 12-13;
Triples: Peter Haworth/Joan Miller/Claire Wilson vs. Yvonne Futcher/Christine Strichen/Maree Toyne 7-13, 13-10, 13-5;

Tournament history

WPA Inter-club

2 May 2008

Results from Day 3 and draw for the Finals on 24 May.

WPA Women's Doubles

17 May 2008

Joan Judd and Margaret Mordecai (Otaki) won the Women's Doubles after defeating Joan Miller and Claire Wilson (Masterton) 13-12 in the final. Full results.

WPA Women's Triples

18 May 2008

Helene Hay, Alison Priddle (Masterton) and Christine Strichen (Wanganui East) defeated Margret Fleck (Hataitai), Yvonne Futcher and Sue Gurr (Wanganui East) 13-9 in the final.

Full results.

WPA Inter-club

24 May 2008

Otaki are the 2008 Inter-club Champions after they defeated Windy Hills in the Division 1 final played at Kapiti. Division 2 was won by Kapiti and Division 3 by Horowhenua.

Final Results

Jacques Cochonnet Challenge

25 May 2008

Masterton successfully defended the Jacques Cochonnet Trophy in their first away match at Silverstream. Their next defence is away to Horowhenua.

Results (Masterton names first)
Singles: Joan Miller vs. Clare Bradburn 11-13, 7-13, 13-11;
Doubles: Barb Johnston/Graeme Morris vs. Tony Packer/Barry Sarney 13-8, 13-8, 13-7;
Triples: Graeme Burnard/Elsie Miller/Ralph Priddle vs. Jean Hamilton/Tim Lovell-Smith/Arthur Wilson 3-13, 13-3, 13-7;
Score: Masterton 6, Silverstream 3

Tournament history

FIPJP Women's World Championships - Important Message

26 May 2008

An announcement on the FIPJP website

Due to recent events in China, the Chinese Federation can not ensure the Women's World Championships this year.
The F.I.P.J.P. [is] working to find an organizer who can handle the organization of [the] Women's Championships 2008.