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News Archive - May 2012

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WPA Regional Awards

2 May 2012

Nominations have started coming in for the 2011-12 Regional awards. Remember the closing date is 25 May, so don't leave it until the last minute, check out the categories and get your entry in. (Details on the Awards and Nomination forms)

Murrayfield Open Triples

9 May 2012

Twenty teams have now been registered to play in the Murrayfield Open Triples at Otaki on Saturday 12 May. Note: Entries have now closed.

  1. Kath Alison/Kaye Alison/Fay Doyle (Kapiti)
  2. Ian Bailey/Jean Signal/Janis Willis (Manawatu)
  3. Grant Bray/Rex Hayes/Annick Le Guen (Kapiti)
  4. Diane Brunton/Gary Brunton/Mike Towart (Otaki)
  5. Ted Burr (Otaki)/Anne Dawson/Terry Dawson (Kapiti)
  6. Derek Cooper/Paul Husband/Don Thompson (Manawatu)
  7. Myles Cowper (Windy Hills)/Margret Fleck (Hataitai)/Michael Rocks (Khandallah)
  8. Elaine Cox/Don Fraser/Shirley Fraser (Otaki)
  9. Sheryl Earnshaw/Kevin McFadgen/Alan Taylor (Kapiti)
  10. Yvonne Futcher (Wanganui East)/Bob McCarthy (Otaki)/Tony Simpson (Wanganui East)
  11. Lew Gill/Brent Longhurst/Lynne Teddy (Horowhenua)
  12. Sue Gurr/Sheryl Parslow/Richard Turfrey (Wanganui East)
  13. Joan Judd (Otaki)/Barbara Frampton/Brian Frampton (Kapiti)
  14. Richard Lawson (Hataitai)/Dean Norman (Windy Hills)/Brian Smith (Silverstream)
  15. Clare Loman/Val Long/Brian Pratley (Otaki)
  16. Shirley MacDonald (Horowhenua)/Susan Norman (Windy Hills)/Shirley Selwyn (Wanganui East)
  17. Marty Magee/Kathleen Pearse/Jack Wilson (Otaki)
  18. Beverley Mason/Jo Maxwell/Pam Ward (Kapiti)
  19. Jan McCarthy/Margaret Mordecai (Otaki)/Dirk Winnie (Park Avenue)
  20. Doc Murray/Kathy Taylor/Alison Zuppicich (Upper Hutt)

Chanticleer Challenge

9 May 2012

The Chanticleer challenge, Wellington versus Auckland, will take place 18 & 19 August 2012, at Herne Bay. National Representatives who played for the NZ Open or NZ Women’s teams, over the past 12 months, are not elligible. However, players from the NZ Senior teams can put their names forward for selection.

If you would like to be considered for the Wellington Open or Senior Teams, please let Richard Turfrey know by 15 June 2012.

It is anticipated that a training day will be organized for late June. The date and venue to be advised.

Hawke's Bay Autumn Triples

10 May 2012

Gordon Dykes, Simon Hurley and Lee Taffard won the Hawke's Bay Autumn Triples last month by beating Maurice Belz, Pete Hamilton and Shirley Selwyn in the final.

Partial results.

WPA Committee Meeting Minutes

10 May 2012

Minutes from the Committee Meetings held on 1 March and 19 April are now available.

Murrayfield Open Triples

12 May 2012

Nineteen teams took part in the Murrayfield Open Triples at Otaki, after a late withdrawal. Going into the final round, three teams had recorded four wins with Grant Bray, Rex Hayes and Annick Le Guen leading comfortably on points differential.

Unfortunately, they stmbled in their last game which allowed Myles Cowper, Margret Fleck and Michael Rocks to claim first place ahead of the home club team Diane Brunton, Gary Brunton and Mike Towart.

Final results

WPA Inter-club competition

13 May 2012

The finals of the Inter-club competition were almost a replay of last year. In Division One, Masterton reversed last year's result to stop Park Avenue's quest for four consecutive titles.

In Division Two, Hataitai defeated Horowhenua, while Manawatu beat Silverstream by default to claim Division Three.


Jacques Cochonnet Trophy Challenge Match

19 May 2012

Kapiti won the Jacques Cochonnet Trophy for the fifth time when they beat Wanganui East in their home challenge match. Since the introduction of the venue draw in Round 11 (2007-08), there have been 25 challenge matches played at the challenger's terrain, with the holder winning 13 and the challenger 12.

Results (Wanganui East names first)
Singles: Sandra Carston vs. Rex Hayes 10-13, 2-13, 6-13;
Doubles: Yvonne Futcher/Tony Simpson vs. Max Brown/Fay Doyle 13-0, 13-4, 6-13;
Triples: Sue Gurr/Pete Hamilston/Shirley Selwyn vs. Brian Frampton/Annick Le Guen/Alan Taylor 1-13, 7-13, 13-6.
Score: Wanganui East 3, Kapiti 6

Tournament history

WPA Regional Awards

21 May 2012

Nominations have started coming in for the 2011-12 Regional awards. Remember the closing date is 25 May, so don't leave it until the last minute, check out the categories and get your entry in. (Details on the Awards and Nomination forms)

WPA Regional Awards Nominations

26 May 2012

Nominations have closed for the 2011-12 WPA Regional Awards. The category winners will be announced at the WPA Annual General Meeting. Nominees

Voting for the Personality of the Year closes on 11 June 2012.

Masterton Midwinter Doubles

30 May 2012

Thirty-six teams have entered the Masterton Midwinter Doubles to be played at Clareville over Queen's Birthday weekend.

The field includes defending champions Joan Miller and Claire Wilson, as well as former champions Denise Bavidge and Geoff Greer (2002), Andrew Joe and Brian Smith (2009).

  1. Paul Anderson/Sue Gurr (Wanganui East)
  2. Roger Ball (Masterton)/Clare Loman (Otaki)
  3. Denise Bavidge/Geoff Greer (Bay View)
  4. Leeanne Bird (Wanganui East)/Eddie King (HBLT)
  5. Bob Bridge (West End)/Richard Turfrey (Wanganui East)
  6. Sharon Cannon/Lee Tafford (Bay View)
  7. Sandy Carston (Wanganui East)/John Maxwell (Bay View)
  8. Francoise Case/Alain Coulomb (Hibiscus Coast)
  9. Morgan Choveaux/Annick Le Guen (Kapiti)
  10. Myles Cowper (Windy Hills)/Michael Rocks (Khandallah)
  11. Peter Dennett (Hataitai)/Cliff Wood
  12. Krissy Dinnis/Brian Futcher (Wanganui East)
  13. Keith Dixon/Chris Taylor (Christchurch)
  14. Erica Drake/Christophe Vesse (Hataitai)
  15. Gordon Dykes/Neil Dykes (Windy Hills)
  16. Sheryl Earnshaw/Kevin McFadgen (Kapiti)
  17. Dene Futcher/Sheryl Parslow (Wanganui East)
  18. Yvonne Futcher/Tony Simpson (Wanganui East)
  19. Pete Hamilton (Wanganui East)/Dirk Winnie (Park Avenue)
  20. Donna Horgan/Peter Horgan (HBLT)
  21. Bruce Jeffery/Sara Jeffery
  22. Andrew Joe (Windy Hills)/Brian Smith (Silverstream)
  23. Barb Johnston (Masterton)/Christine Strichen (Wanganui East)
  24. Robin Johnston (HBLT)/Anna Simms (Masterton)
  25. Val Long/Margaret Mordecai (Otaki)
  26. Shirley MacDonald (Horowhenua)/Shirley Selwyn (Wanganui East)
  27. Avril Manion/Graeme Pilcher (Park Avenue)
  28. Bob McCarthy/Jan McCarthy (Otaki)
  29. Joan Miller/Claire Wilson (Masterton)
  30. Allan Munro/Chrysa Munro (Wanganui East)
  31. Margaret Pomana/Kevin Simpson (Wanganui East)
  32. Alison Priddle/Ralph Priddle (Masterton)
  33. Ron Rench/Carole Russell
  34. Mark Richardson/Karen Stephen (Caversham)
  35. Kelvin Simonsen/Elva Simonsen (Masterton)
  36. Gael Singer/Niall Singer