The last of Zone 10's 2015 Open Championships will be contested this weekend at Denistone Sports Club, with the play of CoCC Singles. Games begin on Saturday morning at 8.40am and will continue across the weekend, culiminating in the Final on Sunday afternnon. The winner of the Championship earns the right to represent Zone 10 in the State Finals of the CoCC at Port City BC on November 18th. More information is available on the CoCC Singles page.
End of round scores will be posted at the conclusion of the rd of 16 and quarter-finals, with regular updates of Sem-Final and Finals action posted on the CoCC Singles page, Zone 10 App and the Zone 10 Facebook page.
Bowls NSW Rookies Singles
The 2015 Bowls NSW Rookie Singles begin this Saturday, 29th August 8.30am, at the West Pennant Hills Sports Club. The winner of Zone 10 qualifying will progress to the State Finals to be played at Raymond Terrace BC on October 31st 2015.
Scoring updates have been made available courtesy of West Pennant Hill's 'Koala Blog'. Zone 10 wishes to thank Dallas Palm for his work on providing this information.
All games were played yesterday and all results received and player gradings tables have been updated and can be viewed via the Mid-Week Pennants Page.
Zone U/25 and U/18 v Zone 12 - Cancelled
The Zone U/25 & U/18 games v Zone 12 have been cancelled.
Merrylands claimed its fifth straight open title of 2015 with Gareth Lewis and Neil Burkett winning the 2015 Champion of Club Champion Pairs yesterday at the Toongabbie Sports Club. For full results and match summary please visit the CoCC Pairs page.
2015 U/18 7-a-side
First day action has been completed in the U/18 7-a-side championships at Figtree Bowling Club, with Zone 10 not fairing as well as hoped, finishing third in their sections in singles and pairs and second in the Fours. Play continues tomorrow and results can be viewed on the Bowls NSW website.
State and Zone Reserve Triples
Merrylands dominated the finals of the Zone 10 State and Reserve Triples played at the Dundas Sports Club on Saturday, adding both titles to their very impressive 2015 resume, which includes victories in all Zone 10 State Championships. The State Triples team of Jordan Peisley, Adam Bowden & Neil Burkett and Reserve Triples team comprising Michael Phillips, Emanuel Galea and Joseph Ivanic outlasted their opponents and earned their club the first double in Zone 10 Championships in 2015. Full results and more information can be viewed on the State/Zone Triples page
NSW U/18 State Squad
Well done on Zone 10 players William Harkins (Northmead), Jordan Peisley (Merrylands) & Jack Walker (The Hills), on being selected into the NSW U/18 Squad. Jack Walker was also named in the NSW CHS team.
2015 Inter-Zone Squad announced
Team Selection for 2015 State Inter Zone Sides Championship.
To be played at "The Greens" at The Entrance from the 12th - 14th September.
2015 State Pennants
Well done to all Zone 10 teams whom competed in the 2015 State Pennant Finals. Our most succesful campaigners were the Dundas Grade 2 team, who went down in the Final to Warilla by a single shot, losing 67 - 68. Whilst in Grade 7, Northmead's impressive run ended at the hand of country opponent, Comboyne, losing the Final 47 - 80.
|Grade||Zone 10 Rep.||Results|
|2||Dundas Sports||Grade 2|
|5||Pennant Hills||Grade 5|
|6||Rydalmere Central||Grade 6 / Live Updates|
|All||Semi-Final Results||All Grades|
|All||Finals Results||All Grades|
2015 State Championships
There has been a change to the scheduling of the 2015 State Championship Finals in October. For full draw details, please refer the Bowls NSW Website.
Tune into FM Radio 90.50 Alive on Sunday afternoons from 3.05pm to hear Northmead BC Coordinator, Brett 'Cyrill' Hughes, talk all things bowls. This week Brett will br summing up Zone 10's efforts at the State Pennant Finals.
Zone Under 25 and Under 18 Squads to play Zone 12
NSW Keno Blues State Senior Team Announced
Congratulations to Trevor Imer (Merrylands) on his selection into the NSW State Senior Side, which will compete in the Australian Senior Sides Championships at North Launceston in October. Full team details and more information can be viewed here.
State/Senior/President Reserve Pairs
Congratulations to the winners of 2015 Zone Pairs Finals, contested at The Hills Club on Saturday 25th July: State - Peter Williams & Neil Burkett (Merrylands), Presdent Reserve - Roy Gledhill & Rick Marrins (Gladesville), Seniors - Paul Delves and William Daley (North Epping). Full details and complete results are avaialble on the Zone Pairs page.
Bowls NSW Rookies
The Bowls NSW Rookies competition is open to players who have been playing for 30 months or less (registered after 31st March 2013). There is both a Singles and Pairs discipline, which will be held for Zone 10 affiliated members at the West Pennant Hills Sports Club on Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th August (Singles) & Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th September (pairs).
Entries into the Bowls NSW Rookies competition close this Friday 24th July and should be made through Bowls NSW.
State Junior Championships
William Harkins (Northmead) has got Zone 10 off to a tremondous start at the 2015 State Junior Championships, being played at Warrilla Bowls, by winning his section which qualifies him for the Semi-Finals, to be played Tuesday morning the 7th July, followed by the Final in the afternoon.
The Championships will continue with the playing of the Fours on Wednesday-Thursday and culminating with the Pairs on Friday-Saturday. For draws and scores, please follow link to Bowls NSW Championship page or visit the Zone 10 Junior Championship page. We wish the best of luck for our Zone 10 representatives:
Singles - William Harkins (Northmead)
Pairs - Jordan Piesley (Merrylands) & Jack Walker (The Hills)
Fours - Michael Phillips (Merrylands), Kyle Bresse (Merrylands), Jordan Piesley (Merrylands) & Jack Walker (The Hills)
State/President Reserve/Senior Singles
Contratulations to our Zone Singles Winners - Mason Lewis (Merrylands), Michael Brown (Wenty Leagues & Peter O'Connell (Carlingford)
The Zone 10 State, Senior and President Reserve Singles concluded yesterday, culminating in three Finals of very high calibre, that saw three first time winners emerge victorious after eight gruelling rounds of competition. These players now progress to the State Finals at Ettalong Memorial, beginning 24th October.
In the State Singles, up and coming youngster Mason Lewis (Merrylands) defeated long time Zone 10 representative Craig Maythers (Wenty Leagues), 31 – 15. The President Reserve Singles Final was won by Michael Brown (Wenty Leagues) who defeated Michael Moseley (Toongabbie), 31-20. Whilst the Senior Singles title was taken out by Peter O’Connell (Carlingford) over Uwe Bendt (The Hills), 31-24. More information can be found on the Singles Championship page.
Mason Lewis Wins NSW U/25 Singles
Zone 10 wish to congratulate Merryland's Mason Lewis on his recent victory in the NSW U/25 Singles Championship. Mason won the final 25-11, defeating the newly crowned 2015 Australian Open Singles winner, Aaron Teys.
2015 State Pennants
Congratulations to all Zone 10 Pennant Winners for Season 2015:
|5||Pennant Hills||Dural CC|
|6||Rydalmere Central||Pennant Hills|
Zone 10 would also like to offer a very big thank you to Venue Hosts; Merrylands BC, North Ryde RSL, Northmead BC, & Wentworthville Leagues, all of whom did a wonderful job in preparing for, and running, a terrfific Finals day. We also wish to express our appreciation for all volunteers and Zone 10 Officials who contributed to a fantastic day.
All winners, their results and further information can be viewed by selecting the State Pennants page.
Live Scoring of Pennants Finals & Zone Championships via Zone 10 App
For those with a smartphone, you can download the new Zone 10 Team App - it's FREE to download and use. It's a great tool to get quick access to results, Zone social media and it also has a live scoring function for the Pennants Finals and Zone 10 Championships.
2015 Seniors State Inter-Zone
Hopes of the Zone 10 Seniors winning a third consecutive State Inter-Zone title came to grief this morning at the hands of Zone 4, as they lost their third round match 52 to 59. For more details and to see full results view the Seniors Rep page.
2015 Zone Junior Championships
After placing second in the first two Junior Championships of 2015, Billy Harkins broke through with a win in the Singles, defeating Jordon Piesley 31-10. Jordon had a chance at the clean sweep, having won both the Fours and Pairs titles, but some stellar play from a determined Billy Harkins lay waste to this ambition.
Zone 10 wishes all Qualifiers for the State Junior Titles at Warrila in July every success. For full results and further draws please view the Junior Championship page.
Paul Webb named NSW U/25 Player of the Series
Zone 10 wishes to congratulate Paul Webb from the Merrylands BC, who was named Player of the Series for the U/25 NSW Keno Blues in their recent test series against Victoria played at the Wagga Rules club. For all the test results and information visit the Bowls NSW website.
Zone 10 Retains Allan Buckley Shield
In their annual encounter against Zone 9 played at the Harbord BC today, Zone 10 scored decisive wins in both the "A" & "B" squads, retaining the Allan Buckley Shield with a resounding 196 - 136 result. Full details and scores cn be viewed on the Zone Representatives page.
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COP & Rules Changes
There have been several changes to the State Conditions of Play & Domestic Regulations from last season, which can be viewed in the 2015 State Conditions of Play and by visiting the COP, Laws & Regulations Page. The more noteable changes have also been explained in a Bowls NSW Circular.