News Archive - November 2017

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WPA Regional Seedings

5 November 2017

The Regional Seeding points have been updated using the results from the Regional Doubles.

| Regional Seedings | Explanation of the Seeding system |

PNZ National Doubles Championship

6 November 2017

Thirty-one teams are taking part in the National Doubles Championship at Kapiti this weekend (11-12 November).

  1. Trish Amoroa-Biddle/Yvonne Futcher (Wanganui East)
  2. Ian Baker /Ray Pierce (Herne Bay)
  3. Denise Bavidge/Geoff Greer (Bay View)
  4. Maurice Belz (Bay View)/Richard Swaney (Herne Bay)
  5. Karen Bensdorp/Neville Bensdorp (Ashburton)
  6. Claire Bradburn (Silverstream)/Shirley MacDonald (Otaki)
  7. Grant Bray/Annick Le Guen (Kapiti)
  8. Richard Browne/Brian Westerbeek (Christchurch)
  9. Moises Burgos (Upper Hutt)/Lynne Shepherd (Kapiti)
  10. Sharon Cannon/Lee Tafford (Bay View)
  11. Robyn Chalmers (Herne Bay)/Neville Frost (Dunedin City)
  12. Morgan Choveaux/Nico Toyne (Haitaitai)
  13. Myles Cowper (Haitaitai)/Michael Rocks (Bay View)
  14. Steve Frampton (Kapiti)/Ann Hogg (Otaki)
  15. John Galbraith/Patricia Galbraith (Masterton)
  16. Dave Gatchell (Horowhenua)/Peter Hamilton (Wanganui East)
  17. Kathy Gatford/Tony Gatford (Kapiti)
  18. Kay George/Mervyn Wilson (St Kilda)
  19. Diana Glamuzina/Glen Glamuzina (Northcote)
  20. Dez Grant/Sarah-Jane Wright (Bay View)
  21. Jan Guildford (Ashburton)/Michelle Maxwell (Kapiti)
  22. Jared Handford/Stephane Montel (Christchurch)
  23. Vaughan Husband (Manawatu)/Alan Taylor (Kapiti)
  24. Robin Johnson (HBLT)/Sheryl Parslow (Wanganui East)
  25. Cathryn Lyall/Phillip Lyall (Dunedin City)
  26. Brett Maguire (Kapiti)/Tony Simpson (Wanganui East)
  27. Margaret Maher (Northcote)/Margaret Penny (Herne Bay)
  28. Angela Maxted (Kennedy Park)/Ann Shields (Herne Bay)
  29. Sutima Paijit/Paul Tamagushiku (Christchurch)
  30. Murray Porter (Bay View)/Brian Smith (Masterton)
  31. Christine Strichen/Claire Wilson (Wanganui East)

Jacques Cochonnet Trophy Challenge

8 November 2017

Kapiti’s first defence was against perennial Cup holders Masterton. Kapiti started strongly winning all three first round games.

In the second round, Kapiti again won all three games to retain the Trophy. In the third round, Masterton won all three games to close the gap. The final score was Kapiti 6, Masterton 3.

Kapiti’s next defence is at home to Hataitai.

| Result | Previous history |

Hawke’s Bay-Wellington match

14 November 2017

Hawke’s Bay have advised that they are unable to field a team to play Wellington as scheduled on 10 December. The match will be postponed until a suitable date can be arranged early in 2018.

WPA Regional Senior Doubles Championship

14 November 2017

Twenty-three teams are taking part in the WPA Regional Senior Doubles Championship at Horowhenua tomorrow (15 November).

  1. Brian Bradburn/Claire Bradburn (Silverstream)
  2. Ted Burr/Val Clark (Otaki)
  3. Alan Cameron/Marc Khull (Manawatu)
  4. Derek Cooper/Elva Cooper (Manawatu)
  5. David Corley/Noeline Corley (Manawatu)
  6. Ngaire Eriksen/Eileen West (Horowhenua)
  7. Carleen Fitzgerald/Patrick Scarlett (Horowhenua)
  8. Margaret Foote/Tony Rothnie (Horowhenua)
  9. Brian Frampton/Lynne Shepherd (Kapiti)
  10. Don Fraser/Shirley Fraser (Otaki)
  11. John Galbraith/Patricia Galbraith (Masterton)
  12. Dave Gatchell (Horowhenua)/Ann Hogg (Otaki)
  13. Kathy Gatford/Tony Gatford (Kapiti)
  14. Linda Gazzard/Dave Kitchener (Kapiti)
  15. Pete Hamilton/Sheryl Parslow (Wanganui East)
  16. Frances Johns/Shirley Peard (Horowhenua)
  17. Barb Johnston/Murray Johnston (Masterton)
  18. Shirley MacDonald (Otaki)/Graeme Morris (Masterton)
  19. Robin Mann/Tangi Rasmussen (Naenae)
  20. Graeme Millard/Linda Millard (Upper Hutt)
  21. Joan Miller/Ralph Priddle (Masterton)
  22. Doc Murray/Dave Wilmshurst (Upper Hutt)
  23. Marilyn Trembath/Tony Trembath (Horowhenua)

Wanganui East Open Triples

18 November 2017

Twenty-one teams are taking part in the Wanganui East Open Triples this weekend (18-19 November).

  1. Paul Anderson/Margaret Pomana/Kevin Simpson (Wanganui East)
  2. Ian Bailey/Kevin Bryan/Alan Cameron (Manawatu)
  3. Maurice Belz (Bay View)/Myles Cowper (Hataitai)/Michael Rocks (Khandallah)
  4. Trish Biddle-Amaroa (Wanganui East)/Ian Hay (HBLT)/Richard Turfrey (Wanganui East)
  5. Lee Anne Bird (Wanganui East)/Eddie King (HBLT)/Maree Toyne
  6. Debby Butler (Kapiti)/Barbara Nicholls (Otaki)/Alan Taylor (Kapiti)
  7. James Cameron/Billi Hiroti/Pamela Schraffer
  8. Sharon Cannon/Pete Hamilton/Claire Wilson (Wanganui East)
  9. Morgan Choveaux (Hataitai)/Ben Toyne/Nico Toyne (Hataitai)
  10. Derek Cooper/Elva Cooper/Paul Husband (Manawatu)
  11. David Corley/Noeline Corley/Judith Smith (Manawatu)
  12. Beryl Cowan/Dene Futcher/Sheryl Parslow (Wanganui East)
  13. Peter Foxall/Vaughan Husband/Hector MacIver (Manawatu)
  14. Yvonne Futcher (Wanganui East)/Kevin McFadgen/Sheryl McFadgen (Kapiti)
  15. Bethne Gardner/Barry Hunt/Robin Johnston (HBLT)
  16. Dez Grant/Lee Taffard/Sarah-Jane Wright (Bay View)
  17. Kerry Gillam/Ken Heywood/Anne Peck (Wanganui East)
  18. Wayne Goodman/Flo Madgwick (Wanganui East)/David Smart (Manawatu)
  19. Marianne Guy/Pam Nicolson/Val Nicholson
  20. Ann Hogg (Otaki)/Annick Le Guen (Kapiti)/Chrsitine Strichen (Wanganui East)
  21. Brett Maguire/Michelle Maxwell (Kapiti)/Tony Simpson (Wanganui East)

WPA Regional Senior Doubles Championship

21 November 2017

Ann Hogg and Dave Gatchell

Twenty-four teams took part in the Regional Senior Doubles at Horowhenua. A four round random (snake) format was first used to rank the teams. Shirley MacDonald/Graeme Morris and Pete Hamilton/Sheryl Parslow topped the standings with four wins.

The top 8 went into the Trophy Knockout, the next 8 into the Plate and the final 8 went into the Bowl.

The Trophy final featured Shirley and Graeme against Dave Gatchell and Ann Hogg, with the latter prevailling 13-6.

In the Plate final, Kathy and Tony Gatford beat Alan Cameron and Marc Khull 13-11. The Bowl final was won by Graeme and Linda Millard who pipped Carleen Fitzgerald and Patrick Scarlett 13-12.

Final results

Wanganui East Open Triples

21 November 2017

Twenty-one teams took part in the eleventh Wanganui East Open Triples over the weekend. Saturday, was a five round snake draw (random) with the top 8 teams qualifying for the Trophy, the next 8 for the Plate and the remainder for the Bowl.

Unusually, it was a team with four wins that missed on qualifying for the Trophy as three teams finished with 5 wins, and six teams finished with 4 wins. (Qualifying results)

As typically happens, the undefeated teams from Saturday struggled on Sunday. Yvonne Futcher/Kevin McFadgen/Sheryl McFadgen qualified for the Trophy knockout, but Dez Grant/Lee Taffard/Sarah-Jane Wright and Brett Maguire/Michelle Maxwell/Tony Simpson dropped down to the Trophy Consolation.

The Trophy final was won by Maurice Belz, Myles Cowper and Michael Rocks 13-2 over Yvonne Futcher, Kevin McFadgen and Sheryl McFadgen.

Final results

Khandallah 3 Boules Triples

22 November 2017

Eight teams are taking part in the Khandallah 3 Boules Triples this Saturday (25 November 2017).

  1. Ian Baine/Doc Murray/Julien Teni (Les Trois Amis)
  2. Paul Bonsey/Len Cogger/Lynley Watt (LLP)
  3. Moises Burgos/Adrienne Gwerder/David Gwerder (The Ninja Turtles)
  4. Erica Drake/Catherine Maher/Viv Pender (The Pointer Sisters)
  5. Jack Gazzard/Linda Gazzard/Judith Williamson (Rhubarb)
  6. Wayne Green/Bob Horton/Dave Wilmshurst (Steam Engine)
  7. Mike Kennedy/Kathy Taylor/Alison Zuppicich (Maidstone Tours)
  8. John Pryor/Michael Rocks/Christophe Vesse (Los Tres Amigos)