News Archive - April 2010

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WPA Inter-club

1 April 2010

Congratulations to Masterton and Kapiti for winning the East and West zone qualifying rounds respectively. Results from Round 5.

Semi-final draw. Note: Silverstream do not have a game to play as they are the ninth placed team from qualifying.

Champion of Champions - Triples

2 April 2010

Six teams entered the Champion of Champions (Triples) played at Otaki and the home team of Barbara Frampton, Brian Frampton and Joan Judd were undefeated in winning the title.

Final results

Jacques Cochonnet Trophy

8 April 2010

Otaki successfully defended the Jacques Cochonnet Challenge Trophy they won last month when they played away at Horowhenua.

Results (Otaki names first)
Singles: Ted Burr vs. Shirley MacDonald 9-13, 10-13, 13-7;
Doubles: Margaret Mordecai/Bob Wilde vs. Chris Flyger/Carl Moyman 13-9, 13-9, 7-13;
Triples: Gary Brunton/Marty Magee/Bob McCarthy vs. Brent Loghurst/Shirley Peard/Bryan Wells 10-13, 13-7, 13-3.
Score: Otaki 5, Horowhenua 4

Otaki's next defence is away to Wanganui East.

Tournament history

PNZ Annual General Meeting

10 April 2010

The minutes will appear on the PNZ website in due course. The main items of interest were:

PNZ National Triples

11 April 2010

Andre Noel, Charles Peni and Georgio Vakauta gained revenge for their first day loss by defeating the first day top seeds Christian Fouquet, David Lippard and Lee Taffard 13-5 in the final to win the National Triples Championship in Rotorua.

Final results

Southern Tri-Star competition

14 April 2010

The below players have been selected for the Southern Tri-Star (Senior) competition to be played in Wellington (Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 May).

Kath Alison (Kapiti), Kaye Alison (Kapiti), Peter Dennett (Hataitai), Pete Hamilton (Wanganui East), Doug Hay (Masterton), Helene Hay (Masterton), Rex Hayes (Kapiti), Joan Miller (Masterton), Margaret Mordecai (Otaki), Graeme Morris (Masterton), Ralph Priddle (Masterton), Shirley Selwyn (Wanganui East)

All players need to make themselves available for training a camp on 15/16 May at Masterton (TBC).

Prior to the Training Camp players are encouraged to meet with others in a similar location for informal training. Bring training logbooks and contributions to travelling fund (gold coin per session) to the Training Camp.

WPA Inter-club Finals

17 April 2010

Last year's Divisional champions retained their respective titles after the final day's play at Kapiti.

In Division One, Park Avenue beat Otaki 18-13 in the final, while in Division Two Wanganui East beat Upper Hutt.

Final results

Khandallah Mixed Doubles

18 April 2010

Elizabeth and Michael Rocks won the inaugural Khandallah Open Mixed Doubles. In the final they beat Ted Burr and Margaret Mordecai (Otaki).

Final results

2009 Haines Cup Match results

21 April 2010

The 2009 Wellington-Hawke's Bay match results and Coach's report are now available. Played on December 13 last year, Wellington beat Hawke's Bay 25-23 to reclaim the Haines Cup.

World Championship, Taipei

21 April 2010

The dates for the 2010 Open World Championship in Taipei this year have been put back three weeks and will now take place on Thursday 30 September to 3 October.

Trans-Tasman Senior team

27 April 2010

Helene Hay (Masterton) has had to withdraw from the Trans-Tasman match. Her place has been taken by Diane Findlay (Christchurch).