Bowls: Kensington bowler triumphs at tourney

By Gwen Lawson

Congratulations to Alan Carson of the Kensington Club who took out first place in the disabled tournament held recently in conjunction with the New Zealand Trust Open event.

Alan combined with two players from Hamilton to win the triples event and also won the pairs with Lyn Bennett.

Hikurangi final

The final of the Mixed Pairs is set down for the Hikurangi green at 1.30pm tomorrow. Anne Bateman and Ken Fitness will meet the combination of Sue and Paul Wightman from Mangawhai. Should be a great match.

Champ winners

Club Championships have been played over recent weeks and the following results have been forwarded.

Well done to Robin Sowerby and Kelvin Bint (pairs, Hikurangi); Anne Bateman and Lynn Hunt (pairs, Hikurangi); John Matich and John Smith (Pairs, Dargaville); Eric Pattillo and Simon Reesby (pairs, Kensington) Ken Fitness and Steve Smith (pairs, Whangarei) and Sally Stirling, Marie Barrett, Shirley Holland and Margaret Gurney (fours, Kensington).

Open pairs draw

Centre Open Pairs are set down for this weekend and we have an excellent entry. The draw for teams is as follows:

Men, at One Tree Point: C. Barnett; M. Webb; G. Herbert, N. Franks, T. Mooney, Leigh Hunt, G. Blackman, C. Van Haaften; A. Stebben; J. Dunn; W. Waru; R. Sowerby.

Men, at Onerahi: K. Sidwell, P. Wightman; C. Neal; A. Booth; K. Fitness; F. Kirk; K. Robinson; L. Reader; I. McMurchy; D. Henwood; I. Bowick; G. Mulligan; D. Mitchell; K. Nash.

Men, at Whangarei: R. Anderson; M. Butler; P. Wintle; C. Edmiston; D. Brewster; G. Lawrence; E. Pattillo; G. Gallant; M. Haslam; G. Bond; I. Halls; A. Trimmer; S. Mitchell; J. Matich; A. Rakich; T. Reader.

Women, at Kamo Top: P. Brewster; M. Rahui; P. Warth; J. McLean; A. Muir; A. Bateman; M. Parker; S. Wightman; L. Hunt; V. Webb; M. Attwood; B. Willetts, C. Crawford.

Women, at Kamo C: C. Todd; D. Lawrence; P. Squire; D. Haslam; S. Stirling; N. Jujnovich; A. Halls; D. Catton; B. Mitchell; G. Norris-Palmer; C. Henwood.

I have one vacancy in the women's section. Reporting time is 8.30am at all venues.

Best of luck Best wishes to Savanna Lauder of the Hikurangi Club who travels to Hamilton next weekend for the finals of the Secondary Schools event.

Savanna will be playing the singles representing the Northern Region.

- Northern Advocate

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