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WPA Regional Seedings

2 February 2019

The Regional Seeding points have been updated using the results from the 2018 Regional Doubles.

Regional Seedings

Champion of Champions Triples

19 February 2019

Congratulations to Kapiti for winning the Champion of Champions Triples at Manawatu. The Kapiti team (Grant Bray, Tony Gatford and Annick LeGuen) faced the Naenae team (Enoka Smiler, Monica Smiler and Lin Jackson) in the final. Kapiti beat Naenae 13-2 to take the trophy.

Third and Fourth place was a battle between teams of the Upper Hutt area (Upper Hutt and Silverstream). Upper Hutt beat Silverstream 13-3 to take the third place.

Otaki beat Wanganui East 9-8 to claim fifth place. Finally, Manawatu beat Horowhenua 13-4 for seventh place.

Final results

Jacques Cochonnet Trophy Challenge

25 February 2019

Masterton’s second defence of the Jacques Cochonnet Trophy was at home to Horowhenua.

The home team started strongly winning the three first round games. In the second round Horowhenua fought back and won two of the three games, but Masterton finished as strong as they started winning all three games to finally beat Horowhenua 7 games to 2.

Masterton next defence is at home to Silverstream.

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WPA Regional Triples Championship

28 February 2019

Noeline, Moises, Grant and Lee

Eighteen teams took part in the Regional Triples Championship at Otaki, which was four more than the previous year.

The Trophy final featured Yvonne Futcher, Tony Simpson and Alan Taylor against Grant Bray, Moises Burgos and Lee Taffard. It was a close final (7-9) until Grant, Moises and Lee pick a four to win their first Regional Triples Championship.
Trophy Consolation was a battle between Paul Anderson/Trish Smart/Richard Turfrey and Steve Frampton/Ann Hogg/Shirley MacDonald. Paul, Trish and Richard won the battle.
The Plate was won by Kathy Gatford/Tony Gatford/Lynne Shepherd. Second place was for Kevin McFadgen/Sheryl McFadgen/Barbara Nicholls.
The Bowl final was won by Claire Bradburn/Debby Butler/Monica Smiler. Second place was for John Galbraith/Patricia Galbraith/Susan Robertson.

Video of the 2019 WPA Regional Triples Championship final

Final results