BN – Championship Results 2020-2021
BOWLS NORTH SINGLES & CHAMPION OF CHAMPION NOVICE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020-21
Bowls North Open Men, Women’s, Minor and Champion of Champion Novice Singles for 2020-21 were played on 14 & 28 March at Beauty Point & Kings Meadows Bowls Club. There were 34 entries received for Minor singles including 2 Junior players playing preliminary rounds at Beauty Point then transferring to Kings Meadows Bowls Club to play alongside Champion of Champion Novice singles & Open Men’s, Women’s finals.
With the competition down to the quarter final stages in the Minor singles, Midlands players Chad Morrison & Scott Crocker played with the score line – Morrison 20 to 7. Scott Crocker fought back to have to score line 23 to 22 before Chad scored the two shots, he required to proceed to the semi-final stage. Fellow club mates from Trevallyn Alex Cort & Chloe Collins played each other to see who would proceed to the Semi-finals. Alex started well to be leading 8 to 1 before Chloe settled to win 5 of the next 7 ends played in the match to have the score line Alex 12 to Chloe 7. Alex then picked up 4 shots then Chloe was able to score on the next consecutive 3 ends before Alex continued one to win the game 25 to 15. Lyn Cornelius from LBC played Stephen Hall from Invermay. Lyn held a handy lead in the early stages to be leading 7 to 1 before ‘Hoody’ was able to score. Lyn played beautifully throughout the match to go on and win the game 25 to 13 and a berth into the semi-final stage. Michael Shingles scored on 8 consecutive ends to be leading quite comfortably in his match against Anthony Bannon 18 to 4. Anthony won the next three ends, with the score line M Shingles 21 to 8 leading, Michael won the next 4 ends to win the game 25 to 8 and to go on and play Alex Cort in the semi-finals. In the semi-finals last year’s runner up in this event, Michael Shingles played Alex Cort and after 11 ends into the match the score line was 10 all, Alex then won the next 3 ends to be leading 16 to 10 and once again Michael gained the shots he needed in a great game of bowling to have the score line of 20 all and either players could have won this match, Alex then won the next 4 ends to gain a berth in the Minor Singles final. Final score was 25 to 20. In the other semi-final Lyn Cornelius played Chad Morrison, neither player could gain the upper hand in this match and after 5 ends the score line was Lyn 5 to Chad 4. Chad than settled to win 8 ends to be leading for the first time in this match 16 to 13. Lyn than scored a further 2 shots before Chad was able to score the shots, he needed to progress to the finals for the second year running and hopefully defend his title from 2019-20. Final score was C Morrison 25 to Lyn Cornelius 16. In the final Midlands defending Minor Singles Champion and Trevallyn’s Alex Cort played and their respective mentors of Scott Crocker and Ruby Walsh would be immensely proud of how the players performed during this match. Both players were drawing and playing conversion shots when required and after 21 ends played the score line was Alex Cort 21 to Chad Morrison 17. Alex then went on the win the remaining ends of the match and take out the Minor Singles Championship for 2020-21. Final score was Alex Cort 25 to Chad Morrison 18.
12 entries were received in this Open Women’s Singles championship for 2020-21. There were some great matches played in the first round and the score lines of these matches do not reflect the standard of bowls that was being played by the Ladies competing in this event.
M Campbell 25 def J McMullen 17
M Zoon 25 def M Strochnetter 19
Sophie Fletcher 25 def K Saunders 24
R Simpson 25 def B Huett 19
With the competition down to the quarter final stages the ladies’ once again all played a great standard of bowls.
R Simpson 25 def S Fletcher 14
M Zoon 25 def M Campbell 14
D Middap 25 def B Smith 17
H Thompson 25 def J Claridge 18
In the semis finals Bowls Tasmania B Grade Women’s singles winner for 2020-21 Heather Thompson played Westbury’s Denise Middap. Denise won 6 consecutive ends to be leading 15 to 4 and proved to be too strong for Heather to go on and win the match and a berth in this year’s final. Final scores D Middap 25 def H Thompson 14.
In the other semi-final Kings Meadows Rae Simpson played Invermay’s Maureen Zoon and in a very tight scoring match after 26 ends played the score line was 20 to 19 in Rae’s favour. Rae than score the shots she needed to proceed into the final for 2020-21. Final Score was R Simpson 25 to M Zoon 20.
In the final regaining Bowls Tasmania Open Women’s Singles champion for 2020-21 played Westbury’s Denise Middap. Rae was leading 11 to 5 in a remarkably close game that consistent of tight heads and consistent bowling by both players. Denise scored on the next 5 ends to be only 1 down on the score card. Score was Rae 13 to Denise 12. Rae scored on the next 4 ends in the match to be 3 shots ahead, throughout the match there was only 2 ends where multiple shots was scored. Rae then gained the shots she required to claim her second singles title for 2020-21 season in a cracker of a game against Denise. Final score was Rae Simpson 25 to Denise Middap 17.
With only 15 entries for this year’s BN Open Men’s singles Championship any player could have been crowned champion for 2020-21 season.
Round one results:
J Walker Davis 25 def L Patterson 19
G Ayton 25 def D Bassett 23
M Strochnetter 25 def L Dystkra 9
M Sims 25 def K Munro 10
S Zeuchner 25 def C Daines 11
C Lee 25 def R McDougall 22
R Antel 25 def R Claridge 21
With the competition down to the quarter final stages, some remarkably close games played that either player could have won. Longford’s Joey Thomas played Trevallyn’s Josh Walker Davis in a close match and after 15 ends played the score line was 15 to 14 in Josh Walker Davis favour and at 29 ends the score was 24 to 23. Josh was able to score the shot required to progress to the semi-finals. Final score J Walker Davis 25 to J Thomas 24. Longford’s Mark Strochnetter played Invermay’s Gene Ayton and Mark with a run of scoring shots on multiple ends, Mark held a commanding lead at 11 ends played the score line was M Strochnetter 11 to G Ayton 5. Mark won a further 11 ends to Gene’s 5 to go on and win the match 25 to 13. Longford’s Scott Zeuchner played Michael Sims from Trevallyn. Scott started well to be leading 7 to 4 before Michael scored on 4 ends which included multiple shots to take the lead 13 to 7. In a tight tussle Michael Sims continued onto win the game 25 to 18. ‘Swampies’ Chris Lee played LBC Rob Antel and at 12 ends into the match Rob lead 13 to 6 and after scoring on 3 more ends was in command of the game leading 17 to 8 before Chris won 9 consecutive ends to come from behind and win the match 25 to 17.
In the semi-finals Michael Sims played Chris Lee. Michael held at 5 to 3 lead and went on to win the next 4 ends to be leading 12 to 3 before Chris scored on the next 2 before Michael scored on 6 ends of the remainder of the match to win a place in the final. Final score was M Sims 25 to C Lee 12. In the other semi-final in another close game Mark Strochnetter and Josh Walker Davis played a thriller with neither player unable to gain the upper hand and the players should their skilled at draw bowling. Final score M Strochnetter 25 def J Walker Davis 21.
In the final Bowls North President Greg Smith had the pleasure of marking this game and the game was lived streamed by Shane Gurr. With only 2 shots the difference on the score line throughout the match, spectators could see why these two players are Bowls North & Bowls Tasmania representative players. After playing 26 ends Michael Sims scored the shots required to take out the title, for which he was runner up in last year for 2020-21. Final score was Michael sims 25 to Mark Strochnetter 23
In this year’s Champion of Champion’s Men’s & Women’s Novice 7 men & 5 Ladies competed in this event and the talent that is coming through the ranks is a promising for the game of bowls.
Men’s Novice Round 1:
Collin Burns (Trev) 21 def Trey Daines (Inv) 11
Paul Elmer (Km) 21 def Lionel Wise (Scott) 11
Brodie Howard (Nth) 21 def Greg Humphries (Gt) 8
In the semi-final Collin Burns played Paul Elmer with the score line 9 all at 10 ends and throughout the match the score difference always was only 2 shots the difference. Until the 24 end of the match the score was 19 to16 in Collin’s favour. Then Collin was able to score 3 shots on the next 2 ends to win the match. Final score C Burns 21 to P Elmer 16. Brodie Howard held an 8 to 1 lead in his game against Lilydale’s Michael McMasters. Michael then scored on the next 3 ends to have the score line B Howard 12 to M McMasters 7. The Brodie scored on the next 6 ends to claim the match 21 to 7.
In the Ladies Novice event for 2020-21, 5 eager ladies from Invermay, West Launceston, Launceston, Georgetown & Cressy competed for the title.
Terese Dick (West) 21 def Chloe Jongschaap (Inv) 5
Terese won 12 ends of the match to Chloe’s 5 and most ends only 1 shot was scored by the players and the score line does not reflect on how the players played in this game.
With the competition now down to the semi-final stage great friends Terese Dick and Launceston’s Janice Newett played each other and the sportsmanship and encouragement to each other shown by each player throughout the match was extraordinary. Final score T Dick 21 def J Newett 3
In the second semi of the Women’s novice event Georgetown Pat Wilkinson played Cressy’s Skye Bannon. After 5ends played the score line was 3 all. Skye won 5 of the next 6 ends played to be leading 12 to 5. Skye then won 6 ends to Pat’s 3 to progress to the final. Final score was S Bannon 21 def P Wilkinson 10.
The finalists in this year’s women’s novice event were West Launceston Terese Dick and Cressy’s Skye Bannon, after 5 ends that was played Terese lead 7 to 2 and on several ends, Terese drew the absolute shot to win many ends. Terese continued to take out the title for 2020-21. Final score was T Dick 21 def S Bannon 10.
The only remaining Bowls North Championship event to be played for 2020-21 is the Open Champion of Champions Men’s and Women’s singles, which is scheduled to be played on April 24, 2021. Entries close at 12 (Noon) Wednesday 19 April 2021.
Bowls North would like to congratulate all winners of the Championships series for 2020-21
BOWLS NORTH CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS MEN’S & WOMEN’S VETERAN SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21
Trevallyn duo of Geoffrey Buchanan and Lynn Dyer was triumph in the 2020-21 Champion of Champions Veterans Singles held at Cressy Bowls Club on Wednesday 17 of March 2021 with great bowling displayed by all who have competed in this BN Championship event. It was great to see the Women’s Veteran singles being played this year, as this event was cancelled last season due to lack of entries.
Jillian Dixon (Long) 21 def Linda Leaver (Gt) 10
Lyn Dyer (Trev) 21 def Connie Rowbottom (Nth) 10
In the Women’s final Lyn Dyer started well having the score line 7 to 0 after playing 7 ends before Jillian Dixon was able to score 2. Lyn scored 3 shots on the next 2 ends to be leading 10 to 2. Jillian them score 9 shots on the next 7 ends of the match to be leading 11 to 10. Lyn then won six ends including 2 ends of 3 shots to win the game 21 to 13.
Ross Moir (BP) W/O
David McCormick (CP) def Peter Maher (LONG) 21-12
Rex Kidd (KM) W/O
Geoffrey Buchanan (TREV) def Peter Fogarty (SCOT) 21 -11
David McCormick 21 def Peter Maher 12
Geoffrey Buchanan 21 def Peter Fogarty 11
In the Men’s final neither player could gain the upper hand in this match with the score line being 6 all after 8 ends played. Geoffrey scored 7 shots on the next 3 ends to be leading 12 to 7, before David scored another shot. Geoffrey than won the next 5 ends which included 2 ends of multiple shots to win the title for the 2020-21 season.
BN would like to thank the host club, Cressy along with the umpire and markers.
BOWLS NORTH OPEN & MINOR MIXED PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21
Bowls North introduced Mixed pairs for 202021 and sectional play was held on Sunday 7th February at North Launceston and Kings Meadows Bowls Club with 25 teams competing in the open section and 15 in the minor section.
|1||RYMAN/HILL||5 POINTS +13|
|2||PAGE/SAUNDERS||6 POINTS +17|
|3||VINEY/BAKER||6 POINTS +9|
|4||WALKER/MONSON||5 POINTS +9|
|5||SALTER/HOBBS||6 POINTS +12|
|6||FLETCHER/FROST||6 POINTS +13|
|7||McMULLEN/McMULLEN||6 POINTS + 35|
|8||STROCHNETTER/STROCHNETTER||5 POINTS + 12|
|1||WHELAN/WHELAN||6 POINTS +7|
|2||BANNON/BANNON||6 POINTS +20|
|3||MORRISON/GOSS||6 POINTS +15|
|4||BASSETT/DAINES||5 POINTS +12|
In the Open section, the seven section winners plus the next best qualifier progressed into the quarter finals of the open section on Sunday 28 February at Kings Meadows Bowls Club and the score line does not reflect the standard of bowls that was played, spectators were treated to great lead bowling by the players competing and conversion shots being played by the skips.
Both the Open and Minor sections was down to the semi final stage to see you would play in the Grand Finals and become the first players to win this Bowls North event for the first time and some great games was played and any of the teams could have progressed to the afternoon final.
QUARTER FINAL RESULTS:
|SECTION 1 Vs NBQF||McMULLEN/McMULLEN 22 def STROCHNETTER/STROCHNETTER 3|
|SECTION 3 Vs SECTION 1||RYMAN/HILL 20 def VINEY/BAKER 12|
|SECTION 2 Vs SECTION 4||PAGE/SAUNDERS 18 def WALKER/MONSON 8|
|SECTION 5 Vs SECTION 6||FLETCHER/FROST 21 def HOBBS/SALTER 8|
With both the Open and Minor sections down to semi final stage to see who would play in the Grand Finals and become the first players to win this Bowls North event for the first time, there was some great games played and any of the teams could have progressed to the afternoon final.
SEMI FINAL RESULTS:
|OPEN SEMI FINALS:||RESULTS:|
|McMULLEN/McMULLEN Vs RYMAN/HILL||McMULLEN/McMULLEN 33 def RYMAN/HILL 3|
|PAGE/SAUNDERS Vs FLETCHER/FROST||PAGE/SAUNDERS 17 def FLETCHER/FROST 10|
|MINOR SEMI FINALS:||RESULTS:|
|BANNON/BANNON Vs MORRISON/GOSS||BANNON/BANNON 15 def MORRISON/GOSS 7|
|WHELAN/WHELAN Vs BASSETT/DAINES||WHELAN/WHELAN 17 def BASSETT/DAINES 14|
Open final was contested by husband-and-wife duo of Jessica & Robert McMullen who lined up against Invermay’s Kim Saunders and Aaron Page from Kings Meadows. Kim & Aaron started well leading by 3 shots after 2 ends before the McMullen duo scored. After 8 ends the score line was 7 all and neither team were able to gain the upper hand. The McMullen duo then clicked into gear and jumped out to a 15 to 9 lead with one end remaining. Saunders/Page managed a single on the last end for a final score of 15 to 10 in McMullen’s favour.
Following a decorated career with many Bowls South titles, this was the first Bowls North title for Robert McMullen.
In the Minor final the Cressy duo of Julie & Anthony Bannon played Invermay’s father and daughter combo of Jamie & novice player Zoe Whelan. The Bannon duo started well to be leading 7 to nil after 3 ends before Jamie & Zoe scored on the next 2 ends to be only 3 shots behind on the score card. Julie & Anthony then won the next 6 ends with included several multiple scores to be well ahead in the game and claim the title for 2020-21, 21 to 6.
Bowls North would like to thank the host clubs, umpires and match Mangers who was involved in conducting this event.
BOWLS NORTH PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21
D L REID WOMEN’S SINGLES 2020-21
D L Reid Women’s singles was played today at Invermay Bowls Club, with 16 entries received for this event this year.
There were some great matches played in the early rounds and the score line for these matches does not reflect the standard of bowls that was being played.
ROUND 1 RESULTS:
B Smith def M Bushby 25-16
R Simpson def B Huett 25-15
C McGrath def K Saunders 25-21
C Rowbottom def L Cornelius 25-24
M Strochnetter def M Monson 25-7
J McMullen def F Cort 25-6
D Middap def L Dyer 25-17
S Fletcher def M Zoon 25-19
R Simpson def B Smith 25-18
C Rowbottom def C McGrath 25-21
M Strochnetter def J McMullen 25-21
S Fletcher def D Middap 25-17
R Simpson def C Rowbottom 25-13
S Fletcher def M Strochnetter 25-17
The final was down to last years runner up Rae Simpson and Sophie Fletcher. Rae held an early lead after 8 ends into the final leading 13 to 4 before Sophie scored on the next seven ends to be leading by three. Rae picked up four shots on the next end to be leading by one 18-17. Sophie than scored on the next five ends to win the DL Reid Singles for 2020-21, twenty years exactly since Sophie won this event before.
Thank you to all who marked games throughout the day, Umpire Geoff Anderson along with Invermay for hosting the event.
BOWLS NORTH PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21
Bowls North Open Men, Women’s and Minor Pairs championship post sectional play was played at Invermay Bowls Club on 31 January 2021.
Trevallyn father and son duo – Josh and Andrew Appleyard played the Cressy duo of Les Dykstra and Allan Ryman and defending 2019-20 champions Josh Walker-Davis & Dennis Bassett took on East Launceston’s David Minns and Kayden Munro from Cosgrove Park in the semi-final stages of the competition to see who would progress to the final.
MEN’S SEMI FINAL RESULTS:
Appleyard/Appleyard defeated Dykstra/Ryman.
Bassett/Walker-Davis defeated Minns/Munro.
The Men’s Open final could have been won by either team competing with father & son duo of Josh and Andrew Appleyard playing several important conversion shots to enable them to take out the title for 2020-21.
WOMEN’S SEMI FINAL RESULTS:
Saunders/Lee defeated Fletcher/McGrath.
Zoon/Healey defeated Thompson/Viney.
Next best qualifier Westbury’s Sophie Fletcher teamed up with North Launceston’s Claire McGrath played Invermay’s Kim Saunders & Debra Lee. Both teams played superably but it was Kim Saunders and Debra Lee progressing to the final.
East Launceston’s Heather Thompson and Kirsten Viney took on Invermay’s Maureen Zoon and Billie Healey in the other semi-final. The match was very even in the early ends before Zoon/Healey scored multiple shots to progress to the final and take on fellow teammates from Invermay.
It was all Invermay final in the Women’s Open section with the leads (Lee & Healey) playing well and setting up the head for their perspective skips. Scores was tight in the early ends of the match before Saunders/Lee won several consecutive ends to take out the title for 2021-21.
Sectional play for the Minor Pairs Championship was held at North Launceston Bowls Club with the finals moving to Invermay Bowls Club. In the quarter final of the Minor pairs Invermay teamamtes Clinton Daines & Phillip Dean played the Cressy duo of Julie & Anthony Bannon. Daines/Dean started well grabbing an early lead and continuing to the semi-final stage.
In the first semi final Midlands Aaron Milner & Les Fisher played Clinton Daines & Phillip Dean. Milner/Fisher gained the upper hand in the latter stages of the game to progress to the finals.
Midlands Junior player, Oliver Morrison & Scott Crocker played North Launceston’s Eric Burch & Michael Elliott.
Elliott/Burch was unable to stop the momentum of Morrison/Crocker who have won already won 2 of the minor titles this season and Morrison/Crocker progressed into the finals.
In the final the Midlands teammates played each other to see who would take the title out this season. Oliver Morrison lead beautifully in the finals, with great guidance from his skip Scott Crocker they won the inter club battle to take out the title for 2020-21.
Bowls North Mixed Pairs Championship 2020-21
Sectional play was held on Sunday 7 February, 2021 with the Open sections playing at Kings Meadows and Minor sections at North Launceston. 25 teams competed in the Open section along with 15 in the Minor section of this Championship event.
SECTION WINNERS – OPEN:
|SECTION 1: Ryman/Hill||5 points +13|
|2: Page/Saunders||6 points +17|
|3: Viney/Barker||6 points +5|
|4: Walker/Monson||5 points +5|
|5: Salter/Hobbs||6 points +8|
|6: Fletcher/Frost||6 points + 13|
|7: McMullen/McMullen||6 points +35|
|NBQF: Strochnetter/Strochnetter||5 points +12|
|SECTION 1: Whelan/Whelan||4 points +7|
|2: Bannon/Bannon||6 points +20|
|3: Morrison/Goss||6 points +15|
|4: Bassett/Daines||5 points +12|
Finals will be played on 28 February at Kings Meadows Bowls Club, with Open section quarter finals commencing at 9 for 9.30 start. Minor semi finals 11 for 11.30 start
BOWLS NORTH PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020/21
Bowls North Open Men’s, Women’s & Minor Pairs Championship for 2020-21, sectional play was played on Sunday 24 January with 12 Open Men’s teams, 12 Open Women’s teams competing at Invermay Bowls Club and 17 Minor teams took to the greens at North Launceston Bowls Club.
All players adapted to the heat and fast flowing greens quickly and the standard of bowls that was played was exceptional to watch.
It was a great sight at the Minor Pairs Championships to see 7 of our up-and-coming Junior players competing in this event this year.
SECTION 1: Appleyard/Appleyard 6 points +18
SECTION 2: Minns/Munro 5 points +25
SECTION 3: Bassett/Walker-Davis 6 points +44
NBQF: Dystkra/Ryman 4 points + 12
SECTION 1: Saunders/Lee 4 point + 17
SECTION 2: Thompson/Viney 5 points +20
SECTION 3: Zoon/Healey 6 points +15
SECTION 1: Burch/Elliott 4 points + 12
SECTION 2: Bannon/Bannon 4 points + 19
SECTION 3: O Morrison/Crocker 4 points +23
SECTION 4: Daines/Dean 4 points +10
SECTION 5: Milner/Upton 5 points + 10
POST SECTIONAL DRAW – 31 JANUARY 2021 AT INVERMAY BOWLS CLUB
MEN’S – 11 am for 11.30 start
Dykstra/Ryman Vs Appleyard/Appleyard
Bassett/Walker-Davis Vs Minns/Munro
WOMEN’S – 11 am for 11.30 start
Fletcher/McGrath Vs Saunders/Lee
Zoon/Healey Vs Thompson/Viney
Quarter Final 9 for 9.30 start
Bannon/Bannon Vs Daines/Dean
Semi Finals – 11 am for 11.30 start
Upton/Milner Vs w/o quarter final
Morrison/Crocker Vs Burch/Elliott
BOWLS NORTH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020-21
Bowls North Junior Championships for 2020-21 was held on the 6 to 8 of January on the fast flowing greens at North Launceston Bowls Club, with 14 Junior Bowlers competing in Triples, Pairs & Singles over the three days.
The standard of bowls that was played by the Junior bowlers was outstanding and the sportsmanship and camaraderie displayed by the Juniors throughout the championships was exceptional.
This event was the last Junior Competition for Isabella Hopkins from Launceston Bowls Club, who has just turned 18.
Bowls North would like to thank all concerned who contributed to the success of the Junior Championships for 2020-21, Parents, North Launceston Bowls Club, Markers and Umpires.
WINNER: Jack Watson, Lachlan Strochnetter, Fletcher Felmingham
RUNNER UP: Oliver Morrison & Grace Jones (Team played short due to late withdrawal)
WINNER: Oliver Morrison & Henry Hollingsworth
RUNNER UP: Jack Watson & Fletcher Felmingham
WINNER: Ryan Ferguson
RUNNER UP: Oliver Morrison
BOWLS NORTH TRIPLES CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21
Bowls North 2020-21 Triples Championship was played on Sunday 6 December at Trevallyn Bowls Club with 27 teams entered across the three divisions (Open Men-Women’s-Minor). Due to the number of entries and under BN Conditions of Play this year’s Triples championship was reverted to a knockout competition.
OPEN MEN’S RESULTS:
D Heron, S Alderson, G Hemingway 15 def P Zoon, S Boden, D Bassett 8
G Ayton, C Lee, A Page 11 def S Hall, M Wilcox, L Patterson 10
C Roach, J Thomas, M Strochnetter 15 def A Baird, A Gamble, J Appleyard 11
D Heron, S Alderson, G Hemingway 20 def M Beeton, L Reynolds, P Elmer 3
C Roach, J Thomas, M Strochnetter 21 def G Ayton, C Lee, A Page 5
With the competition now down to the final two competitors, 2019-20 BN Triples defending champions David Heron, Sean Alderson, Graeme Hemingway played Chris Roach, Joey Thomas, Mark Strochnetter to see who would win the title in 2020-21.
Hemmingway side started well winning the first two ends before Roach’s team was able to score and then Roach’s side continue to gain momentum to win the next six ends before Hemingway side was able to score again. Roach’s side then won the next eight ends including several multiple scores to take out the title for 2020-21. Final score was 20-4.
OPEN WOMEN’S RESULTS:
J McMullen, C Flanagan, C Hobbs 14 def B Greening, M Bushby, C McGrath
D Lee, K Saunders, C Ayton 18 def M Monson, J Gurr, M Strochnetter 6
L Curtis, C Collins, S Fletcher 13 def J McMullen, C Flanagan, C Hobbs 12
B Huett, D Middap, V Winley 24 def H Renshaw, V Herbert, R Kilov 5
R Simpson, M Campbell, J Claridge 16 def M Viney, S Gee, S Barrett 8
D Lee, K Saunders, C Ayton 19 def B Smith, B Healey, M Zoon 8
B Huett, D Middap, V Winley 15 def L Curtis, C Collins, S Fletcher 11
R Simpson, M Campbell, J Claridge 14 def D Lee, K Saunders, C Ayton 10
Last year’s runner up in this event, Maggie Campbell, Jean Claridge, Rae Simpson took on the team of Bev Huet, Vicki Winley, Denise Middap in this year’s Open Women’s final.
Simpson’s rink picked up multiple shots on end three and four to be leading 5 to 2 before Huett’s team scored three shots to have the scores 5 all after five ends. Once again after seven ends the score line was 6 all and the game could have been won by either side, with neither side able to gain the upper hand at twelve ends the score was 9 to 8, then Simpson’s rinks picked up 5 shoots on the next two ends to take out the title for 2020-21. Final score was Simpson 14 to Huett 10.
Ten teams competed in the minor section of this year’s Triples Championship including three novice players from Invermay, Zoe Whelan, Nicole Dean and Chloe Jongschaap. Bowls North would like to thank the team from Midlands – Chad Morrison, Oliver Morrison and Scott Crocker for the unbelievable sportsmanship shown to the three novices throughout the game.
C Morrison, O Morrison, S Crocker 15 def G Smith, N Heathcote, L Viney 9
P Whiteley, J Whelan, S Van Riel 19 def J Winchester, R Fraser, Singh 5
C Morrison, O Morrison, S Crocker 36 def C Jongschaap, Z Whelan, N Dean 4
J Holland, M Donovan, L Donovan 17 def T Daines, P Dean, M Brill 9
A Bannon, J Bannon, S Hyland 14 def L Dornauf, A Legg, R Badcock 9
P Jongschaap, C Daines, T Daines 14 def P Whiteley, J Whelan, S Van Riel 8
C Morrison, O Morrison, S Crocker14 def J Holland, M Donovan, L Donovan 13
A Bannon, J Bannon, S Hyland 16 def P Jongschaap, C Daines, T Daines 8
In the final of the Minor section, it was the battle of the country clubs to see who would win the title this year. Cressy’s Anthony Bannon, Julie Bannon and Shannon Hyland started well to have the score line 6 to 1 after five ends before the Midlands side of Chad Morrison, Oliver Morrison, and Scott Crocker scored seventeen shots on the next six ends to be leading 17 to 6 after eleven ends before the Cressy side was able to score two shots. The Midlands team then score another seven shots on the next two ends to be leading 24 to 9 and go onto to win the title for 2020-21. Final scores Morrison 24 to Bannon 10.
BOWLS NORTH MEN & WOMEN’S OVER 60’S PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21
Men’s and Women’s Over 60’s pairs was introduced his season (2020-21) with 12 Women’s teams and 20 Men’s teams competing on the fast-flowing greens at North Launceston and Kings Meadows hoping to be successful in this event.
In several sections, it came down to who won the last round of sectional play to see who would progress to the finals at North Launceston on Wednesday 18th November.
WOMEN’S SECTION WINNERS:
1: Smith/Strochnetter 4 points +11
2: Viney/Watts 6 points +16
3: Saunders/Lee 5 points +13
NBQF: Cornelius/Barnett 4 points +4
In the first semi-final Barbara Smith and Madge Strochnetter took on Maxine Viney and Sherill Watts scores was even at end 5, with Viney/Watts scoring on the next 6 ends to have the score 7 all before Smith/Strochnetter scored on 5 of the next 6 ends to win game 13 to 10. Invermay’s Kim Saunders and Debbie Lee came out of the blocks to win 9 ends before Launceston’s Jennifer Barnett and Lyn Cornelius was able to score. Final score was Saunders/Lee 24 to 5. In the final spectators where a witness to some great draw bowling by the players and at 9 ends the score line was Smith/Strochnetter 9 to Saunders/Lee 6. The game could have been won by either team before Smith/Strochnetter scored 7 shots on three ends to be leading 16 to 9 and take out the title for 2020-21.
Final score was Smith/Strochnetter 17 defeated Saunders/Lee 9.
MEN’S SECTION WINNERS:
1: Barnett/Booth 4 points + 6
2: Cook/Morcom 4 points +12
3: Coomber/Long 6 points +24
4: Barrett/Campbell 4 points +45
5: Legg/Elmer 4 points +9
Trevallyn’s Roger Long and Adrian Coomber played Kings Meadows team mates of Desmond Cook and Robert Morcom in the quarter finals, with Coomber/Long winning through to semi-finals 24 to 6 to take on Peter Barrett and Don Campbell to see who would play in the final. Barrett/Campbell proved to strong and progressed into the finals defeating Coomber /Long 17 to10. In the other semi final Kings Meadows duo of Allan Legg and Garry Elmer played the Launceston duo of Graeme Barnett and Robert Booth. The match was even until the Kings Meadows pair skipped away to earn a place into the final winning 14 to 7.
In the final Peter Barrett and Don Campbell proved too strong for Allan Legg and Garry Elmer gaining an early lead and the Legg/Elmer combination was unable to stop the momentum of Barrett/Campbell.
Final scores were Barrett/Campbell 22 to Legg/Elmer 5
BOWLS NORTH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020-21
BOWLS NORTH OPEN MEN’S – WOMEN’S & MINOR SECTION RESULTS 2020-21
MEN’S OPEN FOURS
SECTION 1 – (SKIPS NAMES) – Section Winner – Strochnetter
McMULLEN 4 points +2
CANNON 3 points -2
STROCHNETTER 5 points +12
SECTION 2 – (SKIPS NAMES) – Section Winner – Appleyard
DAVERN 4 points +13
WALKER-DAVIS 3 points -2
HOWARD 0 points -34
APPLEYARD 4 points +16
SECTION 3 – (SKIPS NAMES) – Section Winner – Page
KEMP 4 points +2
PAGE 4 points +11
MINNS 4 points -1
SEMI-FINAL – (Section 2 Vs Section 3) – Section 1 Straight into Final
PAGE 9 Def APPLEYARD 6
PAGE 14 Def STROCHNETTER 12
WOMEN’S OPEN FOURS
SECTION 1 – (SKIPS NAMES) – Section Winner – Smith
MONSON 4 points +4
SMITH 6 points +19
ZOON 2 points -15
SECTION 2 – (SKIPS NAMES) – Section Winner – Van Asch
SIMPSON 4 points +3
SAUNDERS 4 points +20
HAIGH 2 points 0
CURTIS 2 points -23
Van ASCH 15 Def SMITH 6
SECTION 1 – (SKIPS NAMES) – Section Winner – Crocker
FELMINGHAM 4 points +4
CROCKER 6 points +4
DONAVAN 2 points -8
SECTION 2 – (SKIPS NAMES) – Section Winner – Whiteley
SMITH 4 points +9
WHITELEY 6 points +7
SULZBERGER 0 points -12
CROCKER 15 Def WHITELEY 7
BOWLS NORTH OPEN MEN’S – OPEN WOMEN’S & MINOR SECTION RESULTS 2019-20
MEN’S OPEN FOURS
SECTION 1 – (SKIPS NAMES) Section winner – Ayton
SCOTT 2 Points -23 HEMINGWAY 4 Points 0 AYTON 6 Points +33 CLARIDGE 0 Points -19
SECTION 2 – (SKIPS NAMES) Section winner – Walker-Davies
BORG 0 Points -28 MINNS 4 Points +21 ZOON 2 Points -5 WALKER-DAVIES 6 Points +13
SECTION 3 – (SKIPS NAMES) Section winner – Jackson
DAVERN 2 points -2 STROCHNETTER 2 Points -8 JACKSON 6 Points +17 FOSTER 2 Points 7
DEPENDING UPON RESULT OF THE GAME TO BE PLAYED ON 7th NOVEMBER. DATE & TIME OF FINALS TO BE ADVISED.
WOMEN’S OPEN FOURS
SECTION 1 – (SKIPS NAMES) Section winner – Simpson
HUETT 2 Points +1 SIMPSON 6 Points +23 OGGEN 4 Points +9
SECTION 2 – (SKIPS NAMES) Section winner – Zoon
ZOON 6 Points +5 BERNE 2 Points -14 HAIGH 2 Points +2 HODGETTS 2 Points +7
SECTION 3 – (SKIPS NAMES) Section winner – Monson
FLETCHER 4 Points +26 REDMAN 2 Points -25 MONSON 6 Points +11
SEMI FINALS 10 FOR 10.30 ON 10TH NOVEMBER 2019
SECTION 1 – (SKIPS NAMES) Section winner – Greg Smith
G SMITH 6 Points +23 JONES 2 Points -4 SHINGLES 4 Points +7
SECTION 2 – (SKIPS NAMES) Section winner – Aaron Smith
A SMITH 6 Points +24 FROST 2 Points -12 Van REIL 4 Points 0
FINAL 1 PM – 10TH NOVEMBER 2019.