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WPA Regional Awards

5 May 2011

The closing date for nominations is 17 May. Nominations may be made by Clubs or Individuals.

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Jacques Cochonnet Challenge Trophy

14 May 2011

Kapiti's second away defence was not as successful as their first. After a nearly three year break, the Jacques Cochonnet Trophy has gone back to the Wairarapa.

Results (Kapiti names first)
Singles: Ian Calder vs. Claire Wilson 4-13, 4-13, 6-13;
Doubles: Max Brown/Annick Le Guen vs. Sue Haworth/Graeme Morris 8-13, 13-1, 13-10;
Triples: Rex Hayes/Michael Lacoste/Alan Taylor vs. Pete Haworth/Barbara Johnston/Joan Miller 13-4, 1-13, 1-13.
Score: Kapiti 3, Masterton 6

Masterton's first defence is away to Hataitai.

Tournament history

WPA Regional Awards

17 May 2011

Nominations have closed for the 2010-11 WPA Regional Awards. The category winners will be announced at the WPA Annual General Meeting on Thursday 9 June 2011. Nominees

Trans Tasman match

21 May 2011

At the end of the first day's play in Melbourne, the New Zealand Open team lead Australia 34-26, while the New Zealand Senior team lead 40-20.

To win each match a team has to reach 61 points.

Trans Tasman match

22 May 2011

The New Zealand Senior team beat their Australian counterparts 61-47 with a round to spare to clinch their fourth consecutive win, and second on Australian soil. After seven matches, New Zealand leads the series 5-2.

The Open team took one more round to secure their win, but the result was no less emphatic as they won all six Mixed Doubles games to take the match 72-48. This is the fourth consecutive win, and the third in Australia. In the Open division, New Zealand leads 6-3.

Partial Results