68 Results for author: Shane Gibson

Bowls North Harbour Women’s side named for National Inter-Centre

The Bowls North Harbour selectors have named their 7-woman team for the National Intercentre competition being hosted by Auckland Bowls between the 21st and 24th March. The team is as follows: Singles - Selina Goddard Pairs  -  Anne Dorreen(L) / Wendy Jensen (S) Fours -  Elaine McClintock (L) / Kerrin Roberts (2) / ... More

Jensen, Goddard, Read & Grantham named in NZ squads by Lindsay Knight

Two North Harbour centre representatives, Orewa’s Wendy Jensen and Selina Goddard, a member of the Belmont Park club, have won meaningful recognition for their performances at the recent national bowls championships.  Both have been recalled to the nine-women national high performance squad with Jensen in particular ... More

Bowls North Harbour Pennants Survey Report

The survey that was conducted regarding the Pennants competition saw a very pleasing number of respondents, with over half of all players who played in Pennants this season providing feedback. Additionally, feedback was received from players who did not play this season, providing reasons as to why they did not play. The ... More

Bowls North Harbour Centre Pairs by Lindsay Knight

Combinations from Riverhead and Takapuna provided memorable days for their clubs at the weekend with dramatic wins in the men’s and women’s finals of the North Harbour centre pairs championships. Gordon Smith and Harry Moore, outsiders in the field, gave the small, but competitive Riverhead club another title ... More

Open Masters Events

For all of you over-70s out there - get your entries in directly to Bowls North Harbour for the upcoming Masters events. Proudly sponsored by Ryman, there is some excellent prize money up for grabs. Entries direct to bowls@bowlsnorthharbour.co.nz and must include player's names, club, and date of birth details. Bank ... More

Ryman Mixed Pairs

Auckland Bowls Ryman 242 Mixed Pairs is fast approaching. Being held on Anniversary weekend in late January, this is open to all affiliated bowlers. Entries direct to Auckland Bowls More

Nationals Report by Lindsay Knight

Headed by Selina Goddard, even if officially entered under her Carlton-Cornwall Auckland club, North Harbour bowlers performed with distinction at the recent national championships on Auckland and Harbour greens.  Goddard made the national women’s singles final, where she lost narrowly to Hinuera’s Debbie White. But ... More

1-5 Yr. Interclub COP and Draw

North Harbour's 1-5 yr interclub gets underway on Monday evening. The winner of this will represent the Centre at the annual Mercedes Rosebowl Challenge held at Hikurangi later in the season. Defending champions Mairangi Bay will once again be hard to beat. 1-5yr Twilight Interclub COP FINAL More

Bowls North Harbour Pairs Preview by Lindsay Knight

 Two of North Harbour’s most distinguished bowlers, Brown Bay’s Kerry Chapman, a former Black Jack, and multiple centre champion Brent Turner, are trying to repeat last season’s success and will defend this weekend their centre men’s pairs title.   They start their defence in a competitive qualifying ... More

Milford 5000 – Outside clubs leading the way in entries

The prestigious Milford 5000 is fast approaching, and with entries coming in quickly, it is the out of town teams putting our own North Harbour juniors to shame. Presently only 3 North Harbor teams have entered this tournament, with the other 20 odd entries coming from clubs outside of North Harbour. With the event fast ... More