Representative Results from 7th October

The Open Squads played at New Lynn Bowling Club in the ‘Battle of the Bridge’ against Auckland

In closely fought competition, it came down to the last game to finish in round 3 to determine the trophy winners. This was the men’s singles, David Eades v Scott Cotterill was the decider and the only game left on the green. The entire squads were watching, supporting & cheering, and David fought from 18-22 down to win 25-22 …. Well done David

North Harbour retain the Battle of the Bridge trophy with a combined Men’s and Ladies result of 25 to 22 game points. Full results attached
 
The 1-8 players played at Maungaturoto Bowling Club
With a swirling breeze on the hills, sheep baaing and lambs frolicking around, we firstly did battle against Northland. The ladies winning the triples and the men winning the triples & fours. Round 2 we battled against Auckland, the ladies winning the triples & drawing the pairs, whilst the men won the triples. Overall North Harbour came third, this was a good hit out and great opportunity to use some 1-5 players within the 1-8 squads and move players into other positions. There is also a trophy between Auckland & North Harbour which combines these game points and the December game points. Full results attached
 
The 1-5 players played at Hobsonville Bowling Club
The ladies got off to a flying start against Northland with 3 1/2 wins, the men won triples & fours. Both sides had a bye in round 2 and saw Auckland beat Northland a clean sweep in both men’s and ladies events. The Harbour sides came out blazing in the final round against Auckland, with the men’s & ladies sides winning 3 games each to lead the overall results 34 points to 30 points. There is also a trophy between Auckland & North Harbour which combines these game points and the December game points. Full results attached

 
Thanks to all Host Clubs, Markers, Umpires & Volunteers. To the players and Management Teams of Bowls North Harbour, you displayed great camaraderie, looked awesome and gave 110%. Well Done