Secondary Schools Event
For up to date results you can look at the Google sheets below.
Singles winner found
Jonty Horwell from Logan Park High School in Dunedin is the 2015 winner of the New Zealand Secondary Schools Indoor Bowls singles championship.
In the final Horwell beat Jason Gray from Southland Boys High 12- 6. Horwell receives the gold medal and Gray the silver.
Caleb Hope from James Hargest High School, beat Anthony Ouliet, from Tauranga Boys College 9-7 in the playoff for the bronze medal.
Horwell, aged 16, who won the New Zealand Junior Singles last year, is a reserve in Otago's Paterson Trophy team.
In the semi-finals Gray beat Hope 10-5, and Horwell beat Ouliet 8-7.
The plate final saw Matthew Lansdaal from Matamata College defeat Mereani Solomona from Onehunga High 10-8.
Lansdaal beat Daniel Curtis from Feilding High 14-4 in one semi, and Solomona put out Stuart Rayner from Feilding High 8-5 in the other.
Gray 10, Hope 5
Horwell 8, Ouliet 7
Gold Medal: Jonty Horwell (Logan Park High) 12, Silver Medal - Jason Gray (Southland boys) 6
Bronze Medal – Caleb Hope (James Hargest High) 9, 4th place - Anthony Ouliet (Tauranga boys College) 7
PLATE Singles Semi-Finals:
Lansdaal 14, Curtis 4
Solomona 8, Rayner 5
Matthew Lansdaal (Matamata College) 10, Mereani Solomona (Onehunga High School) 8
Cameron and David Ellis from Timaru Boys High School have taken out the pairs at the New
Zealand Secondary Schools Indoor Bowls Championships at Titahi Bay.
They beat Nash Smith and Anthony Ouliet from Tauranga Boys High School 6-5 in the final, to collect the gold medal. Smith and Ouliet received Silver. The bronze medal went to Trevor Burgess and Jason Gray from Southland Boys High School.
In the semi-finals Smith and Ouliet beat Burgess and Gray 11-5, and The Ellises beat Jonty Horwell and Sean Hall (Logan Park) 14-6.
The plate went to Maximo Morrone and Lucas Aukuso (Newlands) who beat Jack Stewart and Tanith Potgeiter (Aotea) 7-6.
In the semis Stewart and Potgeiter beat Jack Walker and Finn Fairbrother (Taita) 11-6, and Morrone and Aukuso beat Dominico Kelekolio and Reece Edgecombe (Aotea) 11-8.
Nash Smith/Anthony Ouliet (Tauranga Boys) 11, Trevor Burgess/ Jason Gray (Southland boys) 5;
Cameron Ellis/ David Ellis (Timaru Boys) 14, Jonty Horwell/ Sean Hall (Logan Park) 6.
Gold Medal - Cameron Ellis/David Ellis (Timaru Boys) 6, Silver Medal - Nash Smith/Anthony Ouliet (Tauranga Boys) 5.
Bronze Medal - Trevor Burgess/ Jason Gray (Southland Boys) 14, 4th Place Jonty Horwell/ Sean Hall (Logan Park High) 5.
Plate Pairs Semi Finals
Jack Stewart /Tanith Potgeiter (Aotea) 11, Jack Walker/Finn Fairbrother ((Taita) 6;
Maximo Morrone/ Lucas Aukuso (Newlands) 11, Dominic Kelekolio/Reece Edgecombe(Aotea) 8.
Maximo Morrone/ Lucas Aukuso (Newlands) 7, Jack Stewart/ Tanith Potgeiter (Aotea) 6.
Click here to go to the Secondary Schools event page for the details of who's competing, and all the results
Junior InterZone Teams
After the Junior singles, an event is held featuring the best players from each zone (as selected by chosen selectors), playing off in a 3 game series in Pairs, Triples & Fours.
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NZ Junior Singles
Shaquaid Hihi (PB) 13 Melita Rose Bargh (WK) 12
Aidan Zittersteijn (NT) 13 Kaleb Johnston (NN) 7
Aidan Zittersteijn (NT) 9 Shaquaid Hihi (PB) 7
Deltyn Scott (BP) 13 Mereani Joy Solomona (RD) 8
Jakeb White (CS) 15 Mesha White (AK) 7
Jakeb White (CS) 12 Deltyn Scott (BP) 6
Click here to go to the NZ Junior Singles page for the details of who competed, and the full results.
North v South Island Test Match
Total score result North 25 South 23
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NZ Mixed Fours National Final
North Taranaki have taken out the New Zealand Mixed Fours Indoor Bowls Championship for 2015.
But it was a close race with four of the eight teams finishing with eight game points after a round-robin contest at Wanganui.
North Taranaki was adjudged winners on a countback of ends won.
The winning team is Alister Wilson (skip), Clinton Hook (3), Bronnie Read (2) and Colleen Riddock (lead).
The only team with the same membership as last year was Southland, which finished sixth.
Paterson Trophy Weekend
All the zones have been decided now, with the winners being:
Zone 1: Counties
Zone 2: Waikato
Zone 3: North Taranaki
Zone 4: Upper Hutt Valley
Zone 5: Canterbury
Zone 6: Otago
Well done to all the winners, and you will all meet each other at the Welch Trophy in September.
Draft calendar for 2016 released
NZIB has released a draft version of the intended calendar for 2016. You can access the PDF here.
Latest Code of Conduct available
The latest Code of Conduct has been released by the NZIB committee. It is intended to be abided by all participants in NZIB-run events. These events include NZ Championships, Island Championships, NZ Mixed Fours, Henselite Champion Singles, Junior Singles. As teams competing for the Welch Trophy have a District manager, it is strongly recommended that Districts adopt this policy to at least cover this event. This policy is also intended to apply to members of New Zealand and Island representative teams.
Anybody affected by this is strongly urged to read the CoC, and make sure they abide by it.
NZIB News - 2015 Law changes documents available online
The new law change documents have been released by the NZIB, which are available as an online PDF download.
The first document is the full Laws of the Game, and the second document is a 2 page document outlining the main changes.
New deal announced - Apex Car Rentals
The NZIB Committee has secured an ongoing deal with Apex Car Rentals, which will apply for all rentals from 1 April 2015. There are also special deals available for 4 specific cars, during the period of the 2015 Nationals. Click the image in the 'Special Discounts' area on the left hand side for a window to open with the exact details
NZIB Structure Discussion Document
The NZIB Committee has released a document that is intended to be viewed & discussed by all bowlers at all levels. You can bring this up at your local association level, or send your concerns directly to the NZIB committee. If you are a member of Facebook, there will also be a discussion held on the NZ Indoor Bowls page, where the document will also be available.
2015 Nationals coverage. Watch this and lots more, supplied for you by Alex Reed, Press Reporter, Tauranga Indoor Bowls Association. Go there.
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