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2017 Zone 10 Presentation Night

It's on again so get in early to book your tickets or take a table. Thursday, 2nd November at Wenty Leagues Starlight Room from 6.30pm. Come and see your champions and champion people recognised for their efforts. Be entertained by one of Australia's funniest comedians and ventriloquist. Enjoys a 3 course meal and refreshments for $50.

Print off the attached flyer and post it in your club - Presentation Night Flyer

 

 Academy training day is cancelled due to washout Pennant game being played on 26th March

 2017 Intended Player List (updated 16/3/17)

 

2017 Junior Fours/Pairs/Singles Entries

See entries for Junior Chamionships Click Here

Zone 10 Seniors v Zone 9

16 March 2017

Teams have now been selected to represent Zone 10 v Zone 9 at Carlingford on Thursday 23rd March.

Check the Rep Teams and Results Tab for details.

Zone 10 Seniors Game Resheduled

15 March 2017

Due to the inclement weather the Senior game between Zone 10 & Zone 5 scheduled for 10am at Blacktown Workers tomorrow has been cancelled.

This game will now be played at Blacktown Workers on Thursday, 30th March at 10am.

 

State Pennants

There has been a  BYE created becuase of the withdrawal of  Concord BC in Grade 6 Section 2. Please correct your draws..

All results received have been uploaded to Grade Tables & Ladders and can be viewed by accessing the State Pennant page.

NSW State Council News

As promised by President Brett Hughes, the minutes from the most recent State Council meeting have now been published to the zone website and can be viewed by selecting;

About Us

Business Papers and Minutes

State Council Minutes

2017 - March Minutes

 

Washout games Sunday 12th March Please check Zone 10 Conditions of Play 4.9, 4.10 and

4.17    Participation in State Pennants
A player may not participate in more than one match in any Round of Sectional Pennant Play (Grades 1 - 7) except for a resumed match or a rescheduled match not commenced.
In a resumed or rescheduled match a player may play a subsequent match in a higher grade in place of an originally named player who is ineligible or unavailable for a reason accepted by the Zone 10 Match Committee on the subsequent date. Prior written permission shall be obtained from the Zone 10 Match Committee.

Matches shall be counted as matches played for grading and eligibility as follows: SEE COP 4.16 and 4.21

Explanation on Games not Commenced
There is no restriction on changes that can be made to teams for games that were not commenced, excepting that of grade eligibility, pursuant to stipulations of COP 4.9.

Changes to teams on the online scoring system for round 1 will need to be finalised by 9am, Saturday 11th March, with new random draws being processed for this round between 11 & 11.30am. It is asked that all clubs not access the Online Systems between 11 & 11.30am to assist Zone 10 Match with this endeavour.”

Matches Not Completed

For a Replacement Player - Both the replaced and replacement player are regarded has having played the match. The match counts towards current season grading and post sectional qualification eligibility.

For a Substituted Player – The match does not count for the substituted player.

Matches Not Commenced
Players constituted in the side on match re-commencement date are considered to have played for eligibility and grading purposes.

Penalties: As prescribed in Condition 4.24

 

Club Delegates Management Meeting

28th February 2017

The next Zone 10 Club Delegates Management Meeting is scheduled for;

7.00pmWednesday, 8th March 2017

Hills Club, 2 Jenner St Baulkham Hills

Minutes for the meeting held on 14th December can be downloaded by clicking the below link;

December 2016 Management Meeting Minutes

Club Coach Accreditation Course

Dates:       Sunday 2nd April and Monday 3rd April
Place:        NBC Sports Club (formerly Northmead Bowling Club), 166 Windsor Road, Northmead
Phone:      Club 02 96302875
Contact:    Brett Hughes 0435 826640
From:        9.00am to 4.30pm on day 1 and 
From:        9.00am to 3.00pm on day 2


This course will encompass a classroom style education and testing regime complimented with an outside demonstration and skills sessions. All intending participants must lodge their application with Declan Kelly at Bowls NSW.

Click on the Application Form to download the BowlsNSW registration form

2017 State Pennant Draw (complete) State Pennant Draw

 

 

2017 State Fours

Winner:

T LaGreca, K Bolger, P Reynolds, R Coombes
                  Greenlees Park
 

winner

Runner Up:

M Calvert, P OÇonnell, S Hatch, M Wolter
                                Carlingford

winner

 

 2017 Zone Reserve Fours:

K Carroll, M Brown, S Baldwin, W Lambert
                      Wentworthville Leagues

winner res

Runner up:

P Boyd, R Gamble, R Iredale, J Leonard
 (sub R Fitzpatrick)
                                      WPH Sports Club

runner up

 

 

2017 AGM Meeting and Minutes

14th February 2017

The 21st Annual General Meeting of the Association was held on Wednesday, 8th February 2017 at the Hills Bowling Club (Jenner Street, Baulkham Hills), and enclosed with the following link is the minutes for that meeting. 2017 AGM Minutes

 

VETERANS - SUPER VETERANS

Entries Close Friday 3rd March 2017

Venue: Brush Park

Date; Thursday 9th March 2017

Time: 11.30am

Cost: Free

 

See Entries for State/Reserve Fours in championships

2017 AGM - Final Notice of Meeting

19 January 21017

Further to previous advices concerning the 2017 AGM, please find attached the;

Final Notice and Agenda

Minutes 2016 AGM

2016 Annual Report

Constitution

Nominations for Executive, Selectors and Coaches are still being sought and the nomination forms can be found by clicking on the links under the Notice below, see 2017 AGM – Election of Zone 10 Executive and Committees and as previously advised a new constitution is proposed for adoption so please take some time to review the special resolution and the proposed draft constitution.

We look forward to seeing all Clubs and Delegates at the AGM for what should be a full agenda of items for the Management Committee to consider.

 

2017 Pennant Allocations & Allocation

See Pennant Allocations 

Explanations

 

2017 AGM – Election of Zone 10 Executive and Committees

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Sydney North West Zone 10 Bowling Association Inc and elections for position on the Executive and Sub-Committees will be held at The Hills Bowling Club, 2 Jenner Street Baulkham Hills on Wednesday, 8th February commencing at 7.00pm.

Nominations are now open for the following positions:

Executive (5 to be appointed, President, Senior Vice President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer)

Selection Sub-Committee (5 to be appointed)

Coaching Sub-Committee (5 to be appointed)

Nominations for these positions will close with the Secretary at 6.00pm on Wednesday 1st February 2017

It is essential for the good running and future of the Zone that we have a vibrant, competent and willing Executive and Committee so if you can fill one of these roles and you feel you can add value to the work of the Zone, please consider your nomination now.

 

Under 25's 2017 ZONE 10 v ZONE 12 - ZONE 13 - ZONE 16

Selected Teams

DATE – SUN.  22ND JANUARY  2017 .    VENUE – ZONE  12  -

Cabramatta Bowling Club

 

JUNIOR ACADEMY.  ZONE  10  V. ZONE 12

SUN.  5TH FEBRUARY,2017 AT  ST. JOHNS PARK.

Selected teams 

 

 Zone Auditor Required

10th January 2017

After many years of service to Zone 10, Don Stubbins hass elected to resign his auditing role following the completion of the 2016 annual audit.

If there is a person in your club with the necessary qualifications and interest in conducting our audit can you contact Norm Muir on 0418 635513. 

Zone Championships

4th January 2017

All clubs are invited to submit an Expression of Interest to Host our Championships in 2017. This includes Zone Singles, Pairs & Triples plus CoCC Singles & Pairs Championships. An EOI document can be located by Clicking on the following link;

2017 - EOI Hosting Zone Finals

Funds raised will be put toward the Zone Presentation Night and clubs have until 31st March to submit a nominated event to host.  

Umpire Uniforms

BowlsNSW has agreed for Zone10 to place a one off order for new umpire shirts. Club have until the 6th January, 2017 to complete order forms and return them to Zone Secretary, Norm Muir. For more information and order forms, contact one of your Zone 10 Umpire Panel Members. Contact details are on the zone website in About Us.

Junior Academy News

2nd January 2017

Following the recent advices from Zone Executive that EOI for hosting Junior Academy were being issued and late changes advised by Zone 12 for a last minute change of date for Metropolitan Shield (moved from 12th March, back to 26th February, we have prepared a fresh amended Program.

Member clubs can access the new program by clicking on the following link, 2017 - Junior Academy Program

Management Meeting - 14th December 2016

1st January 2017

The minutes from the 14th December Management meeting have been uploaded to the zone website and can be viewed by clicking Here.

Action notes are included for Executive and Committee attention prior to next meeting

Expression of Interest – Junior Academy for 2017

30 December 2016

The Zone Executive is reviewing the management of the Junior Academy and we are keen to ensure that our Juniors get the best advice, coaching and mentoring in order that they can fulfil their full potential.

We are also seeking an opportunity for a Zone 10 Club to host the Junior Academy.

An Expression of Interest document has been drafted and we now invite all Zone 10 Clubs to consider if your club is interested in working with the Zone Executive to develop the talent within our Juniors and to host the Academy at your Club from 2017 and beyond.

If Your Club is interested please download the Expression of Interest - Junior Academy Document here & respond to Norm Muir, Zone Secretary by Wednesday, 1st February 2017. 

Expression of Interest - Zone Coordinator

30 December 2016

The Executive and Management Committee are seeking a young, smart and passionate bowler within Zone 10 to work with us to develop the game within Zone 10. This is a volunteer position however an honorarium of $8,000 will be paid to assist with out of pocket expenses. If you love the game, have some IT and Creative skills, and a drivers licence, please read the Expression of Interest Document and come back to us with your story.   

Umpires Accreditation Courses

Umpires Accreditation and Re-acreditation Courses, Meetings for 2017 

Re-accreditation course 21st January
Accreditation Course 23rd-24th January

2017 Open Arm Singles/Pairs Championships

Will be held at Beresfield and East Maitland Bowling Clubs on:

Singles: 13/14 February and Subsequent Mondays and Tuesdays until Completed

Pairs: 13/14 March and Subsequent Mondays and Tuesdays until Completed

December Management Meeting - Wednesday, 14th December

9th December 2016

The December 2016 Delegates Meeting will be held at The Hills Club on Wednesday the 14th December at 7pm. The October 2016 Minutes, the YTD P&L and YTD Balance Sheet are available to view. All Executive and Committee reports will be tabled on the floor of the meeting. We look forward to seeing all delegates there on the 14th.

QUADRANGULAR SERIES -UNDER   25’s.

DATE – SUN.  22ND JANUARY  2017 .   

VENUE – ST. JOHNS PARK

Starting Time    :   9-00a.m.

Format:   Three (3)  games

                    Singles  -  25 Up.

                    Pairs & Fours   -  13 Ends.

                    If end killed – Jack re-spotted.

Scoring:  As per Minutes – meeting held at Fairymeadow Club

                   

State Councillors Meeting - Nov 2016

5th December 2016

The Minutes of the November 2016 State Councillors Meeting and a summary of all Zone's responses to BNSW's Strategic Plan are now available to view on the Buisiness Papers and Minutes page.

2017 Zone 10 Match Committee

Thursday 24th November 2016

The Zone 10 Match Committee meet on Monday evening to elect positions within the Committee for 2017. Congratulations the following on their appointments:

Chairman - Zone 10 Bowls Coordinator (Position yet to be filled)

Interim/Assistant Chairman - Michael Schwarcz (WPH Sports)

Secretary - Col Lees (Castle Hill)

Committee Members - Andrew McLeod (Carlingford), Dennis Harmer (Merrylands),  Robert Somerville (Dural CC), Tim Cunningham (The Hills).

Zone 10 would like to take this opportunity to thank outgoing Match Committee members - Chris Wallace (The Hills) and John Farr (NBC Sports) for their stellar work and significant contribution for year 2016, it was very much appreciated.  

Zone 10 U/18's & U/25's v Zone 2

Zone 10 has named it's sides for the annual clash against the very strong Zone 2 (Newcastle Region) in the U/18's and U/25's, which will be played at Rydalmere BC on Sunday 4th December. Full sides, results and further information can be viewed by accessing the Zone Juniors Page.

2016 City v Country

Sunday 6th November 2016

The 2016 City v Country fixture is being played this weekend at Cabrmatta Bowling Club and we are pleased to announce the selection of the following Zone 10 players for this prestigious event:

Brendan Edwards (Carlingford)

Mason Lewis (Merrylands)

Paul Webb (Merrylands)

Zeljko Trbara (Merrylands)

All results and further information can be found here.

Venues for 2017 Bowls NSW Events Announced

Sunday 6th November 2016

The venues chosen to host Bowls NSW Finals in 2017 have been announced as below:

Inter-Zone Sides Championship Port Macquarie City & Westport.
Senior Inter-Zone Sides Championship Taren Point & Sylvania.
Junior Inter-Zone 7-A-Side Championship West Dubbo
Champion of Club Champions Singles & Pairs Kiama
NSW v Victoria Merimbula
State Pennant Finals View on State Pennant Page
State Championships Finals Ettalong (continuation of agreement)
Club Challenge State Finals Warilla (continuation of agreement)
NSW v ACT (Dates changed to 14-15 November 2016) Dapto Citizens.
NSW State Junior Championships Warilla (continuation of agreement)

2017 Zone 10 Event Calendar

Sunday 23rd October 2016

The Zone 10 Calendar has been updated to include all of  Zone 10, Bowls NSW and Bowls Australia events for 2017.

You are able to link the Zone 10 Google Calendar to your own Google Calendar, which will automatically add these events to your calendar, as well as update any changes made by Zone 10 during the year. For more information as to how to facilitate this, simply navigate here and select the "Add using Link" option, pasting in the link below as per instructions found therein:

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/zone10bowls%40gmail.com/public/basic.ics

2016 NSW State Championships

Saturday 22nd October 2016

The 2016 NSW State Championships conclude today with the playing of the Semi-Finals and Finals of the State Singles and Senior Singles. Tom Ellem (Merrylands) has progressed to these finals, taking on Mat Pietersen (Zone 12) in Semi-Final play from 9am this morning.

Live streaming of these finals can be viewed here.

Jack McShane Earns Mick Bell Award

Thursday 20th October 2016

Congratulations Jack McShane (Denistone Sports) on winning the Mick Bell Award at the 2016 Bowls NSW State Rookie Finals. The Mick Bell award recognises a player who does not reach the Semi Finals, but embodies the spirit of the Rookies. A player who "has a crack" and has an obvious joy at being out on the green playing and having fun doing so. Jack was presented the award courtesy of his being the youngest ever player to qualify for the State Rookie Finals, doing so at just 11 years of age!

Jack’s bowls career began with carpet bowls at age 4, under the guidance of Zone VP Mark Barton. He became a bowling member of Denistone Sports in 2014, joining the Zone 10 Junior Academy twelve months later. His lawn bowls development has steadily progressed since, culminating in his qualification for this year’s Rookies State Finals.

Jack’s progression to the State Finals came via way of an undefeated performance in the Zone 10 qualifiers held at West Pennant Hills, taking out the final against Doug Vail (Brush Park), 17-12. Last week-end in the State Finals played at Raymond Terrace, Jack went down 15-17 in both his 1st and 2nd round games, before defeating Troy McGregor (Zone 12) in 3rd round, 17 – 8. McGregor then went on to be crowned the 2016 State Rookies Singles Champion.

For full news story from Bowls NSW click here.

2016 NSW State Championships

Wednesday 19th October 2016

Tom McDonald's (Wenty Leagues) run in the finals of the President Reserve Singles has come to end with a narrow loss int he Sem-Finals to the eventual winner from Zone 5. Given the strength of the players from the Country Zones in this event, Tom's effort in making the Semi-Finals was a fantastic acheivement - well done!!

Our Senior Pairs team of Paul Delves & William Daley (North Epping) have also reached the Semi-Final stage, which will be played at 9am Thursday 20th October. Good luck boys!!

The conclusion of today's Pairs will leave ony the State Singles and Senior Singles to come and we wish those involved in all remaining Championships every success.

Regular news and score updates for these Championships can be found by visiting the Bowls NSW Website.

2016 NSW State Championships

Monday 17th October 2016

After a shaky start to the 2016 NSW State Championships being played at Ettalong Bowling Club this week, with Zone 10 qualifiers in the State Fours, State Triples and President Reserve Pairs all suffering 1st round loses, Tom McDonald (Wenty Leagues) is looking to kick-start Zone 10’s campaign, progressing to the Semi-Finals of the President Reserve Singles, which will be played at 9am Tuesday 18th October. We also have the State Pairs and State Singles to come and wish those involved in all remaining Championships every success.

Regular news and score updates for these Championships can be found by visiting the Bowls NSW Website.

Complaint Management

Monday 17th October 2016

Complaints are a part of any sports club, and it's important that club administrators and officials handle them the right way. NSW Sport and Recreation’s Play by the Rules offers a free online Complaint Handling training course. The course is ideal for club officials who want to improve their ability to handle complaints effectively and constructively, be it about crowd or spectator behaviour, player behaviour on the field, or issues back at the clubhouse.

Click here for the online course!  It is user-friendly and gives practical scenarios.

Zone 10 Juniors v Zone 12

Monday 10th October 2016

The Zone 10 Junior team were victorious in their clash against Zone 12 at Rydalmere Central BC on Sunday 9th October, winning 71 to 48. For full results, please navigate to the U18 Junior Rep page.

October Management Meeting

Monday 3rd October 2016

The Business Paper for the October 2016 Delegates Meeting, to be held at The Hills Club on Wednesday the 12th at 7pm, is avaiable to view here.

Bowls NSW Match Forum

Thursday 29th September 2016

The Bowls NSW Board feels it both timely and important that there be an opportunity for the State Match Committee and Club/District and Zone stakeholders to come together at the one time to discuss relevant points relating to Association events prior to heading into our new season. Bowls NSW President, Barry Watkins, welcomes all to raise their views to the Board and to the Chair of the State Match Committee directly. More information and meeting agenda can be found here.

CoCC Pairs

Saturday 24th September 2016

Congratulations to Rod Clifton & Steve McGuiness (Merrylands) on winning the 2016 Zone 10 Champion of Club Champion Pairs, taking out a tense final over the gallant team of Col Patterson & Tony Beno (Gladesville) 21 -15. Thanks to Mick Harry and Wentworthvllie Leagues for running the majority of the finals and to The Hills Club for making available their greens on short notice to complete the Final. To view result from all games please visit the CoCC Pairs page.

 

2017 Zone 10 Bowls Program

Staurday 24th September 2016

The event program for Zone 10's 2017 season has been completed and can be viewed here. Somethings to note:

  • As Zone 10 participates in the Metropolitan Grade 1 Pennant Competition, we follow directly the allocation of Pennant rounds set by Bowls NSW. They have nominated Saturday 4th March as the start date, with Zone Finals to be played on Saturday 27th May.
  • Zone 10 have decided to schedule only the State/Zone 4's for play prior to commencement of Pennants, so as to allow Club's the opportunity to play their Championships and have Pennant Trials. This means that, as many weekends after Pennants have National or State events allocated that take precedence over Zone Championships, the Zone Triples will not be played till late September.
  • The CoCC Pairs and Singles will both be played in August at dates that correspond with playing of the NSW Rookies Pairs/Singles and State Junior 7-a-side competitions. Zone 10 has delayed close of entry into the CoCC events until Monday July 31st, to give clubs increased time to complete club qualifying for these events.

Mid-Week 5-A-Side Finals

Wednesday 21st September 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Mid-Week 5-a-side competition and thanks to membership of Brush Park BC for their tremendous effort as hosts, in particular - Richard Summerhayes, John Forbes, John Roddy & Trevor Siviour . For full results and more information about the season please visit the Mid-Week Pennant page.

CoCC Pairs

Sunday 18th September 2016

The Final of the 2016 Champion of Club Champion Pairs began last Sunday afternoon at Wenty Leagues in less than ideal conditions, with constant drizzle hampering the efforts of the Merrylands side of Rod Clifton & Steve McGuiness and their Gladesville opponents, Col Patterson & Tony Beno. After battling through the misery for 8 ends, the persistent showers turned into heavy rain, calling an end to the days play, T.Beno ahead 8 shots to 5. Due to the playing of Wenty Leagues Major/Minor Pairs tournament next weekend,  the Final will be completed on Saturday morning,  24th September, at The Hills Club, with play scheduled to start at 9am. To view result from all games and for live score updates of the final, please visit the CoCC Pairs page.

Bowls NSW Rookie Pairs

Friday 15th September 2016

Zone 10 qualifying for the 2016 Bowls NSW Rookies Pairs starts on Saturday morning at WPH Sports Club. There are 13 teams entered, who will compete in 4 Sections to qualify for Finals play on Sunday morning. WPH Sports will be providing live score updates for all rounds, which can be viewed here.

Bowls NSW Members Survey

Friday 15th September 2016

Qualitative and Quantitative research undertaken by Bowls NSW has now been published. UMR Research has conducted extensive face to face and telephone interviews with 605 bowlers and 212 club managers, randomly selected from across NSW's 525 Bowling Clubs, and their report is available to view here. The survey was conducted late last year and the responses and recommendations may contain some good ideas for your club.

Mid-Week 5-A-Side Sectional Results

Wednesday 14th September 2016

All results for the final round of sectional play have been received and  updated result tables, along with Finals Qualifiers, can be viewed by accessing the Mid-Week Pennant page

2016 State Inter-Zone Championships

Friday 9th September 2016

The 2016 State Inter-Zone Championships are being contested this weekend at Forster-Tuncurry, with Zone 10's first game on Saturday morning against the NSW North Coast (Zone 14). For more information, to view the complete program and to view results, please visit the Zone 10 Rep page.

Zone 10 Juniors v Nepean District

2nd September 2016

The Zone 10 Juniors will be playing against the Nepean District this Sunday, 4th September, at Camden BC. To view selected teams, please visit the Zone 10 Juniors Rep page. 

2016 Bowls NSW Club Challenge

2nd September 2016

Bowls NSW are encouraging all clubs participating in the 2016 Club Challenge to ensure that their entries have been correctly received. Entries received can be viewed here.

Mid-Week 5-A-Side rd 5

Wednesday 31st August 2016

All results received for round 5 of the 2016 Mid-Week 5-a-side competition have been received and updated result tables can be viewed by accessing the Mid-Week Pennant page

CoCC Singles

28th August 2016

The 2016 Zone 10 Champion of Club Champions was completed at Wenty Leagues today, with The Hills Danny Phillips scoring a very narrow 2 shot victory over Steve McGuiness from Merrylands 31 -29, in what was a very exciting end to an exceptioally competive weekend of bowls. Thanks to Wenty Leagues for the fantastic job they performed as hosts to this year's championships.

Full results can be viewed on the CoCC Singles page.

Bowls NSW Rookie Singles

Zone 10 qualifying for the 2016 Bowls NSW Rookies Singles also begins on Saturday morning at WPH Sports Club. There are 32 players entered, who will compete in 10 Sections to qualify for Finals play on Sunday morning. WPH Sports will be providing live score updates for all rounds, which can be viewed here.

Zone 10 Represenative Quadrangular Series 

Over at Cabramatta BC, Zone 10 will be having their final hit-out before the 2016 Inter-Zone Championships, playing in a quadrangular series against the Senior NSW team, the National Training Centre squad & the Australian Defence Force team. Action starts on Saturday morning with the first match against NSW Seniors to begin at 12.15pm. Full Match results can be viewed by accessing the Zone 10 Rep page.

Zone 10 Match Committee Nominations

Monday 22nd August 2016

As approved at the August Management Meeting, the election for Five (5) Members of the 2017 Zone 10 Match Committee will be held at 7.00pm on Wednesday, 12th October 2016 at Hills Club, 2 Jenner Street Baulkham Hills.

The Nomination Form and a list of duties the Match Committee may be called upon to perform can be downloaded here.

Please discuss within your clubs and endeavor to promote candidates who you feel can add value to this very important Zone 10 committee work.

Nominations close with the Zone Secretary at 5 pm on Friday 30th September 2016. 

NSW Junior Inter-Zone 7-a-side

Sunday 21st August 2016

The Zone 10 Junior team have had a fantastic start to the 2016 NSW Junior Inter-Zone Championship, being played this weekend at West Dubbo BC, qualifying for the Finals in both the Singles, Andrew Watknis (The Hills), and the Pairs, Michael Phillips (Merrylands) & William Harkins (NBC Sports), both teams winning all three of their qualifying games.

The Finals will be played this morning and result updtaes and full scores can be viewed here. Go Zone 10!!!!

2016 State and Zone Reserve Triples 

Saturday 20th August 2016

 

The Finals of the 2016 State and Zone Reserve Triples were played in glorious conditions yesterday at Greenlees Park BC, both finals being decided in very close games.

In the State Triples, it was the combination of Lewis brothers Mason & Gareth and new Zone 10 recruit, Shawn Thompson, from Merrylands that over came perenial Zone 10 finalist in 2016, Shannon White, and his team from NBC Sports Michael Debono & Brett Hughes, 23-19.

The Zone Reserve Final saw the Wenty Leagues side of Michael Brown, Steve Pollard & Prini Tai close out the Pennant Hills team of Laurence Herbert, Fred Jones & Warren Phillips 25 - 20.

Full results can be viewed by accessing the State/Zone Triples page. 

2016 State, Senior & President Reserve Singles

Congratulations to Tom Ellem (Merrylands), Tom McDoanld (Wenty Leagues), and Trevor Imer (Merrylands) who were the respective winners of the 2016 Zone 10 State, President Reserve and Senior Singles Chmpionships, completed on Satruday at NBC Sports. To view full results please visit the Singles Championship page.

 

Mid-Week 5-a-side round 1

Rain prevent play in all but one match in Rd 1 of the 2016 Mid-Week 5-a-side competition. This will result in A Grade round 1 games being rescheduled to be played on Wednesday 14th September and B Grade Rd 1 matches to be played Wednesday 7th September, whilst all incomplete matches in Grade C will have points halved. For result tables and updated draws please visit the Mid-Week Pennant page.

Bowls NSW Rookies 

Entries into the 2016 Bowls NSW Rookies, open to players who joined Bows NSW within the last 30 months, close soon. For more information and to enter, please visit the Rookies page on the Bowls NSW website.

Zone 10 Squad named for Quadrangular Series

The Zone 10 Squad that will be competing in the Quadrangular Series against the State Senior, ADF and NTC teams at Cabramatta BC on 27th & 28th August has been named and can be viewed by accessing the Zone Rep page.

Bowls NSW Annual General Meeting

The 136th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Royal NSW Bowling Association Ltd will be held Thursday 15 September 2016, commencing 2.00pm at the Bass Suite, Level 2, 97-99 York Street, Sydney.

Zone 10 Retains Allan Buckley Shield

Zone 10 defeated Zone 9 - 136 to 113 at Carlingford BC on Sunday, retaining the Allan Buckley Shield. For more information and full results please visit the Zone 10 Representative page. 

2016 NSW Junior Championships

Best of luck to our Zone 10 Juniors who are competing in the State Junior Championships at Warilla BC, from Monday 11th July. Results from all games can be viewed HERE.

2016 State, Senior and President Reserve Pairs Championships

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Zone 10 State, Senior and President Reserve Pairs Championships, which were completed yesterday at Club Merrylands, and good luck to all the victors in the State Championship Finals at Ettalong Memorial beginning 15th October 2016. For full results and more information, please visit the Pairs Championship page. 

  

Club Funding Grant Applications

The NSW State Government is inviting applications from community organisations for infrastructure Grants, made through its' Community Building Partneship. More information and online applications can be found here.  

Increase to Club Clearance Fees

Bowls NSW have increased the cost of transfers fees from $11 to $25, which will become effective from 1st July 2016. More information can be found here.

EOI requested to host Bowls NSW 2017 Events

Bowls NSW has issued Circular 11/2016, calling for expressions of Interest to host 2017 Events.

Events available to host include:

2017 Junior Inter-Zone 7-A-Side
2017 Champion of Club Champions Singles and Pairs
NSW Keno Blues v Victoria
NSW Keno Blues v ACT
2017 Bowls NSW State Pennants Finals (Grades 1-7)
2017 Australian Junior Championships (Bowls Australia Event)

Click HERE to view the Circular with details of hoisting requirements

Zone 10 Representative News

Zone 10 have scored a win in their first representative fixture of 2016, defeating last year's State Inter-Zone Runners-Up Zone 15. Winning both the Open and Junior matches, it was a great start to the season for Zone 10, who will look to continue their winning ways when they take on Zone 12 this Friday, the 1st of July, at St Johns Park. For full results from the Zone 15 match and to view team selections for the Zone 12 game, please visit the Zone Rep page.

State Pennant Finals

Congratulations to the 2016 Zone 10 State Pennant Winners:

Grade 1, 2 & 3 - Merrylands Magic

Grade 4 - Beecroft BC

Grade 5 - Pennant Hills BC

Grade 6 & 7 - Wenty Leagues

For more information, full results and team photos please visit the State Pennant page.

Notice of Fixed Fee Structure

Bowls NSW have issued a Circular regarding the Fixed Fee Structure that will be introduced from 1st June 2016. To view this and other recent circulars, please visit the Business Papers & Minutes page of the Zone 10 Website.

Host Venues for 2016 Zone Championship Finals

Following the close of EOI for hosting of the 2016 Zone 10 Championships, the Zone 10 Executive is proud to announce the following venues as host for the 2016 Zone Finals: 

State, Senior & Reserve Pairs - Merrylands Bowling club

State, Senior & Reserve Singles – NBC Sports Club

CoCC Singles & CoCC Pairs – Wenty Leagues

State & Zone Reserve Triples – Greenlees Park 

Seniors Inter-Zone Championships

The 2016 Senior Inter-Zone Championships begin tomorrow at Cabramatta Bowling Club and we wish our boys the best of luck as they look to regain the mantle of the best Senior team in the State. More information and squad details can be found on the Seniors Rep page.

2016 Bowls NSW Development Camp

Bowlers from across NSW are invited to apply to attend the 2016 Development Camp, which is designed for those who aspire to representative honours. For more information and to apply, visit here.

2016 Zone 10 Junior Championships

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Zone 10 Junior Championships, which concluded at Rydalmere Central BC on Friday 22nd April, and best of luck to all our representatives at the State Junior Championships at Warilla BC, starting July 11th. Full results can can be viewed by visiting the Junior Championship Page. 

        

Submissions for 2017 COP

The State Match Committee will soon begin the process of reviewing the 2016 Conditions of Play. Submissions are invited from all stakeholders to be considered in the review and the drafting of the 2017 Conditions of Play. Submissions should address any concerns with the current Conditions of Play. Submissions may also address suggestions for improvement or address issues not currently covered in the Conditions of Play. For more information please view the Bowls NSW Circular.

2016 Veterans & Super Veterans Day

Entries for the 2016 Zone 10 Veterans & Super Veterans Day, being held at Brush Park Bowling Club tomorrow, are up significantly on last year, with 36 Veterans and 54 Super Veterans participating.

2016 Zone 10 Veterans Day Souvenir Program

SBS to televise Bowls again in 2016

In the most exciting news of 2016, Bowls Australia and SBS have announced a partnership to bring the sport of bowls back to the masses with an hour-long magazine-style program, that will also feature highlights of the sport’s marquee events, every Sunday afternoon, 1pm on SBS, commencing on May 15. For more information click the image above.

Laws for the Sport of Bowls now available as an App

Laws for the Sport of Bowls can now be downloaded onto your smartphone. For more information click on the image below.

 

Bowls NSW Membership Survey

The Bowls NSW Board recently commissioned UMR Strategic Research to undertake a survey of Players and Club Managers. his survey sought responses from a proportional sample of members and decision makers in the sport from across the state from both face-to-face forums and telephone interviews. In an extension of this survey, the broader membership is now invited to participate in the research project by completing the survey online. The survey can be accessed by CLICKING HERE.

2015 Bowls NSW Player Awards

Congratulations to Neil Burkett (Merrylands) on being crowned the 2015 Bowls NSW Player of The Year and Club Merrylands on being announced as Bowls NSW 2015 Club of the Year, both well deserved awards for a stellar 2015 season.

 

2016 State & Zone Reserve Fours Championships

The 2016 State and Zone Reserve Championships concluded yesterday at Northmead BC, with the Merrylands team of Peter Williams, Matt Phillips, Paul Webb, and Zelko Trbara triumphant in the State Fours over the Wenty Leagues team of Chris Couchman, Mark Barton, Sean Nelson, & Craig Maythers. Whilst the in the Reserve Fours the Pennant Hills team of Barry James, David Leslie, Martin Billam, & Garry McKeough were vistorious over Wayne Fogarty, Ian Norman, Nigel Gooch, Mick Moseley. For more information and all fulll Results, please visit the State/Zone Fours Championship page.

Life Membership bestowed upon Michael Schwarcz & Dennis Harmer

Michael Schwarcz and Dennis Harmer were last night presented with Life Membership of the Zone 10 Northwest Bowling Association as a reward for their dedicated service to the Zone 10 Bowls community over the past 17 years. Zone 10 greatly appreciates the tireless work, commitment and sacrifice of these gentleman during that time and the effort they have made in bettering the great game of Lawn Bowls in the Northwest of Sydney.
Well done gentleman and thank you.

2016