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2015 State/Senior/President Reserve Singles - Entries Close Friday 29th May.

Entries into Zone qualifying for the 2015 State, Senior, and President Reserve Singles Championships, close on Friday 29th May 2015. Entry should be made through your Club Secretary and entry forms can be found on the Event Entry Forms page. Entries received to-date can be checked by going to the Zone Singles page.

Please note: It is a condition of entry into a Singles Championship that you may be required to mark a match should you lose the preceding round on the same day. If you are not prepared to mark, DO NOT enter these championships. Penalty for not marking may include fines and exclusion from entering future Zone events.

2015 State Pennants 

Congratulations to all Zone 10 Pennant Winners for Season 2015:

Grade Winner R/Up
1 Merrylands Carlingford
2 Dundas Sports Merrylands
3 Northmead Hunters Hill
4 Merrylands Northmead
5 Pennant Hills Dural CC
6 Rydalmere Central Pennant Hills
7 Northmead(1) Toongabbie Sports

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 Mid-Week 5-a-Side Entries Open

Entries into the 2015 Mid-Week 5-a-Side Competition are open and can be viewed on the Mid-Week Pennants Page. The competition begins on Wednesday August 5th and will be conducted in a similar format and with the same starting time to that used last year. Full Conditions of Play for this year's competition can be viewed here.

Submissions for the 2016 State COP

A Circular has been released by Bowls NSW asking for feedback for the 2016 State COP:

The State Match Committee will soon begin the process of reviewing the 2015 Conditions of Play and submissions are invited from all stakeholders to be considered in the review and the drafting of the 2016 Conditions of Play. Submissions should address any concerns with the current Conditions of Play or suggestions for improvement or to address issues not currently covered in the Conditions of Play.

Submissions should be sent to the State Match Committee through Andrew Lynn (Sports Coordinator) andrewlynn@bowlsnsw.com.au. Submissions should be received before 29 May 2015. 

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.

2015 Zone 10 v Nepean

After their recent success against Zone 9 in the Allan Buckley Shield, Zone 10 look to continue their winning ways when they take on the might of the Nepean District on Sunday April 12th 10am at the Austral Bowling Club, so if you at a loose end, why not drop by and watch our Zones best in action. Squad selections and more information can be found on the Zone Represenative 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.

Adhesive Stickers On Bowls

There has been much discussion about new regulations regarding Bowls Sitckers in the lead upto this years Pennants. Bowls Australaia have realeased a circular explaining the finer points - Bowls Stickers

Club Tournaments

Are you wanting to know what tournments are on in Zone 10 - just go to "Events Calendar" on the above menu and you are instantly up to date!!  If you are a Bowls Secretary or Organiser, please send us your tournament details and it will be added here and also advertised in our bowls newsletter "In The Zone"  

Send details to publicity@zone10.org.au 

COP Changes

There have been several changes to the State Conditions of Play from last season, which can be viewed in the 2015 State Conditions of Play. The more noteable changes have been explained in a Bowls NSW Circular.

Rule Changes in 2015

There have been several changes to the rules and Domestic Regulations from 2014, including the release of Cyrstal Mark 3rd Edition for The Laws Of The Sport Of Bowls, where Law Numbering has been Revised. A summary of these changes can be viewed on the COP, Laws & Regulations Page.

2015 Zone 10 Events Program

The 2015 Zone 10 Season program has been finalised and can be viewed here.

Changes to Domestic Regulations regarding substitutes

Under the new Domestic Regulations (compliant with the Laws of the Sport of Bowls), replacement players are not permitted in the first round of a competition. If you have two of your intended players unavailable in the first you will have had to forfeit.

This requirement is reflected in the 2015 RNSWBA Conditions of Play (2.28)

2.28.1.7.  Replacement Player: is a player who is appointed to take the place of a constituted player who cannot play in any round after the first round of that competition for a reason accepted by the Controlling Body."