465 Results for author: Lesley Langer

Takapuna Womens Fours. How well they did by Lindsay Knight

A brave effort by Takapuna’s women’s four to earn the North Harbour centre a national title came agonizingly close at Pukekohe at the weekend.  In Sunday’s final of the national champion of champion fours Wendy Jensen, Anne Dorreen, Trish Hardy and Skye Renes, missed out by the narrowest of margins 15-14 to ... More

Winter cup Roundup by Lindsay Knight

The advantage of having a team of draw bowls specialists was illustrated when the Peter Orgias-skipped Mairangi Bay four impressively won the Winter Cup men’s competition.  In the final at Manly, Orgias, Ron Horne, Phil Chisholm and Allan Langley beat their club-mates Leon Wech, Brian Nolan, Rick George and David Payne ... More

Winter Cup Winners

Mens Final Result Winners: Mairangi Team Blue -  Allan Langley, Phil Chisholm, Ron Horne, Peter Orgias, Runners Up: Team Green - Brian Nolan, Leon Wech, Rick George, Dave Payne (just leaving) Womens final Result Winners: Orewa Dolls.  Jan Harrison, Elaine McClintock, Irene Donaldson, Kerin Roberts Runners Up: ... More

Auckland Bowls Premier Womens Singles

The Womens Premier Singles put on by Auckland Bowls has normally been played on the same weekend as the Bowls North Harbour Ivan Kostanich Mens Singles  If you are planning to enter please note it is now being held a month later on 23-24 October More

Ultimate Bowls Happening at New Lynn 31-1 August by Lindsay Knight

  Several of North Harbour’s most prominent bowlers will be among 90 of the country’s best in a high profile two-day tournament at New Lynn which might well be an early glimpse at how the game, at top level at least, will evolve in the future.  This is “Ultimate Bowls,” a high octane event played on July ... More

Birkenhead Mens Triples team success at the Nationals – Lindsay Knight

  Birkenhead’s Steve Yates, Jack Huriwai and Jimmy Heath, if missing out on the major prize, represented North Harbour with distinction at the national champion of champion triples contest in Hastings at the weekend.  The trio made the semi-finals, where they were ousted by the eventual winners, Auckland’s Mike ... More

Winter Cup 16th July Results

Cumulative results for the first three weeks.   Next week the women will play their final round robin games at Browns Bay (Updated 18/7/21) Women results 16 July v2 Next week the top 4 teams from each of the Mens sections will play a Knockout final at Manly Men results 16 July v2 Mens Post Section Draw  Men Post ... More

National CoC Pairs results – Lindsay Knight

North Harbour’s representatives were again out of luck when the national champion of champions events continued at the weekend with the pairs in Dunedin.  In the men’s competition John Janssen and Jerry Belcher, from Takapuna, failed to make post-section with just one win from three qualifying games, and Sheryl ... More

Winter Cup 9th July Results

Cumulative total and positions Women results 9 July Women results 2 July     Men results 9 July Men results 2 July More

BNH Legends inducted in 2021

   Three greats of the game, Carole Fredrick, Brent Turner and Ivan Kostanich, were added formally to Bowls North Harbour’s “legends” when they were inducted at the centre’s 2021 Award’s function held recently weekend.    The families from all three new legends attended the ceremony and by the number of ... More