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Upper Hutt Swiss Doubles

19 March 2019

Upper Hutt Swiss Doubles participants

The postponed Upper Hutt Swiss Doubles tournament was held on Sunday 17 March with a slightly reduced field owing to some people being unable to make the new date. However, there was still a good turnout with 16 teams competing.

The Cup was won by Mike Kennedy and Michael Rocks on tie-break from Colin Gooch and Colleen Horton (runners-up) and Simon Grant and Bruce Stephenson (3rd place).

Final results

Kapiti Open Doubles

21 March 2019

The video of the 2019 Kapiti Open Doubles final between Sharon Cannon/Michelle Maxwell and Murray Porter/Brian Smith is now on YouTube.

WPA Regional Mixed Doubles Championship

31 March 2019

The first edition of the WPA Mixed Doubles saw a full house with thirty two teams taking part at the Manawatu Pétanque Club.
It was a pretty intense day of pétanque where the finalist teams of each section played seven games.

The Trophy final was won by Michelle Maxwell and Lee Taffard over Sheryl Parslow and Paul Anderson. This was Michelle's first Regional Championship and Lee's third consecutive Regional Championship.
In the Plate final Claire Wilson and Brett Maguire came back to beat Sharon Cannon and Moises Burgos.
The Bowl final was won by Barbara Nicholls and Alan Tylor who beat Margaret Pomana and Kevin Simpson.
The Bowl Consolation final was won by Noeline Corley and David Corley who beat Lynne Shepherd and Brian Frampton.

Final results