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2016 State & Zone Reserve Fours Championships

Entry into the 2016 State and Zone Reserve Fours Championships are now open. Entires should be made through your club Secretary/Bowls Coordinator via the official entry form available for downoad on the Event Entry page of the Zone 10 website.

Elections for Members of 2016 Zone 10 Match Committee

Nominations for members of 2016 Zone 10 Match Committee closed on Friday 20th November at 5pm. The following persons have been elected:

Col Lees - Castle Hill Bowling Club
Chris Wallace - The Hills District Bowling Club
John Farr - Northmead Bowling Club
Jeff Mobbs - Nth Ryde RSL
Tim Cunningham - The Hills District Bowling Club

As there is no need for election the nominees will take office after confirmation on the 9th December.

Congratulations to the incoming committee

P M Schwarcz
Zone Secretary 

2015 NSW Champion of Club Champions Pairs

Gareth Lewis & Neil Burkett (Merrylands) have progressed to the Final of the 2015 NSW Champion of Club Champions Pairs at Port City Bowling Club, defeating Zone 16 19-12 in this morning’s Semi-Final match. Their opponent for the Final is a very strong Zone 3 (South Tamworth) team. Full results and score updates can be viewed here.

Updates from the Match Committee

Due to the change in the scheduled date for election of the 2016 Zone 10 Match Committee to the 9th December, the 2015 season review meeting will be moved to the evening of Wednesday 16th December, allowing for newly elected Match Committee Members to be in attendance. I am sorry for the late notice or any inconvenience this change may have incurred. Further information regarding this meeting will be made available in the coming week.

The Match Committee is currently working on finalising the 2016 Zone 10 COP and expects to have this available to the membership within the next couple of weeks.

Merrylands triumph in State Fours

Gareth Lewis, Mason Lewis, Michael Clarke & Neil Burkett are the 2015 State Fours Champions, over comming a team from Wagga Rules 22 - 10 in the Final - Well done boys!!! For detailed match reports and results click here.

2015 NSW State Finals

The NSW State Championships are being played this week at Ettalong Memorial Bowling Club, with draws, results and further information available on the Bowls NSW website. Zone 10 are being represented by:

Senior Singles - Peter O'Connell (Carlingford)

Senior Pairs -  Paul Delves & William Daley (North Epping)

Reserve Singles - Michael Brown (Wenty Leagues)

Reserve Pairs - Jon Falzone (Sub) & Rick Marrins (Gladesville)

State Singles - Mason Lewis (Merylands)

State Pairs - Peter Williams & Neil Burkett (Merrylands)

State Triples - Jordon Piesley, Adam Bowden, Neil Burkett (Merrylands)

State Fours - Gareth Lewis, Mason Lewis, Michael Clarke & Neil Burkett (Merrylands)

2015 Bowls NSW Rookies Finals

Ross Fitzpatrick & Darrin Ede (WPH) have narrowly missed out on makimg the Finals of 2015 NSW Rookies Pairs, going down by just 2 shots to the eventual winners from Hillsdale 11-13. Great effort guys!!!

The Singles Finals will be played today and Zone 10 wishes Graeme O'Donell (Brush Park) the best of success. Full draw and further information can be viewed here.

2015 Australian Senior Sides Championship

The Australian Senior Sides Championships began today in North Launceston, with the NSW Mens side, comprising Merryland's Trevor Imer, kicking off their 2015 campaign with an emphatic 71-33 point victory over the Northern Territory. More information and all results can be sourced on the Bowls Tasmaina website.

Zone 10 v Zone 2 U/18 & U/25 Squads Announced

The Zone 10 U/18 Squad & U/25 Squad to play Zone 2 (Newcastle) at Raymond Terrace on Sunday 15th November have been announced and can be viewed on their repesctive Zone representative pages.

2015 Junior City v Country Sides

Congratulations to Zone 10's Jordon Piesley (Merrylands), Jack Walker (The Hills), & William Harkins (Northmead) on their selection to the U/18 City side that will play Country in the annual series held at Cabramatta Bowling Club on the 21st & 22nd November. Full team selections and more information can be viewed here.

2016 Season Program

The 2016 Australian, NSW and Zone 10 programs have been completed and can be viewed here. Notes and more information on the 2016 Season Program can be viewed on the Events Calendar page. 

Mid-Week 5-a-side

The Finals of have been completed with The Hills (Grade A), Ryde X (Grade B), & Rosehill (Grade C) proving victorious. Zone 10 would like to contragulate all finalisits on their accomplishments and  Brush Park BC  for their stellar efforts in hosting the Finals. All finals information can be found on the  Mid-Week Pennants Page.

Bowls NSW Rookies Pairs

The Zone 10 qualifiers for the 2015 Bowls NSW Rookie Pairs were completed over the weekend at the West Pennant Hills Sports Club, with the two protaganists from the Singles Finals, Graeme O'Donell (Brush Park) & Darrin Ede (WPH), again involved in the final to determine theZone 10 Pairs qualifier for this years State Finals at Raymond Terrace begining October 17th.

The addition of lead Ross Fitzpatrick was all Darrin needed to reverse the result of the Singles Final, as they came away victorious over Graeme and Doug Vail 12 - 5 in a great Final match. Full results and information on the State Finals can be viewed on the Zone Rookies Pairs page or by visiting WPH's Koala Blog.

A very big thank you is owed to West Pennant Hills Sports Club and their Bowling Club membership for the outstanding job they did in hosting these finals.

2015 City v Country Teams Named

Congratulations to Merrylands' Mason Lewis, Paul Webb, & Zelco Trbara on being named in this years City side that will take on Country at the Cabramatta BC on the 7th & 8th of November. For full teams and other information iplease visit the Bowls NSW website.

Hosting of 2016 State Championships

Bowls NSW has asked for expressions of interest from clubs that are willing to host State Finals in 2016 for the:

2016 CoCC Singles & Pairs

2016 State Championship Finals

2016 Junior 7-a-side tournament

2016 NSW v QLD match

2016 State Pennant Finals

If your club is interested in hosting one of these events, further information can be found in the Bowls NSW Circular

2015 NSW Inter-Zone Sides Championship

The 2015 NSW Inter-Zone Side Championships start tomorrow on the beautiful NSW Central Coast, with games being played at Ettalong Memorial and The Greens The Entrance Bowling Clubs. Zone 10's campaign begins with a game against the very strong Zone 2 (Newcastle) side, 9am Saturday 12th September at The Greens The Entrance.

For the entire competition draw and Championship information, please visit the Bowls NSW Website. Regular score updates for Zone 10 games will also be available to view on the Zone Rep page, Facebook page and via the Zone 10 App.

New Player Clearance & Transfer Procedure

Bowls NSW have removed the requirement for Clubs to register non-declared members as 'Multi-Members'. As a consequence of this change, Bowls NSW has issued a new Player Clearance and Registration form which is to be used for all future Player Transfers. This Form is also available to view on the Administration Forms page of the Zone 10 Website. For more information, please refer to the Bowls NSW Transfer Circular.

CoCC Singles

Merrylands' Mathew Phillips has won the last of Zone 10s' 2015 Open Championships in defeating Paul McCarthy from Denistone Sports, 31 - 24 in the final of the Champion of Club Champion Singles played at Denistone Sports Club yesterday. This victory earned Merrylands its seventh Zone 10 Championship title for 2015, six of which were in the open category, and Matt the right to represent Zone 10 in the State Finals of the CoCC Singles at Port City BC on November 18th. More information and full results are available on the CoCC Singles page.

Bowls NSW Rookies Singles

Graeme O'Donell (Brush Park) claimed the first of Zone 10's qualifying spots in the 2015 Bowls NSW Rookies Competitions, taking out the Singles at the  West Pennant Hills Sports Club. Graeme defeated WPH local Darrin Eade in a fantastic Final 17 -12 and will now progress to the State Finals to be played at Raymond Terrace BC on October 31st 2015.

Much thanks to Les Watkins, Dallas Palm and the West Pennant Hills Bowling Club's members fr there steelar event in the conductingof this championship. Full tournament results can be viewed on the WPH Koala Blog at Scoring updates.

CoCC Pairs

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 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
1 Merrylands Grade 1
2 Dundas Sports Grade 2
3 Northmead Grade 3
4 Merrylands Grade 4
5 Pennant Hills Grade 5
6 Rydalmere Central Grade 6 / Live Updates
7 Northmead(1) Grade 7
All Semi-Final Results All Grades
All Finals Results All Grades

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.


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:

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. 

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"  

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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.