Zone Under 25 Squad v Zone 12
The under 25 team to play Zone 12 at Rydalmere BC on Sunday 17th May 2015 has been selected and can be viewed on the U/25 Representative page.
2015 Seniors Metropolitan Shield
The Final game in the Zone Seniors preperation for the 2015 State Inter-Zone Championships will be played this Thursday v Zone 11 at Ashfield Bowling Club. More information and full results can be viewed on the Seniors Rep page.
2015 State/Senior/President Reserve Singles
Entries into Zone qualifying for the 2015 State, Senior and President Reserve Singles Championships close on 29th May 2015. Entry should be made through your Club Secretary and entry forms can be found on the Event Entry Forms 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.
2015 State Pennants
All results for Rd 7 have been updated and can be viewed on the State Pennants Page. Should you have any doubts regarding your selections, please do not hesitate to contact the Zone 10 Match Committee.
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) email@example.com. 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.
Zone 10 Pennant Final Venues
Zone 10 is proud to announce the confirmation of venues for the 2015 Zone Pennant Finals: Grade 1 & 2 Wentworthville Leagues, Grades 3 & 4 Northmead BC, Grade 5 North Ryde RSL and Grade 6 & 7 Merrylands BC. We thank these venues for making available their greens and facilites and for assisting with the organisation and conducting of these finals.
Wet Weather Information
Information as to the State of play at all venues will be listed here and updated continually as new details come to hand. Please check this list prior to contacting clubs.
2015 State Pennants
Additional features such as individual rink results have been added this week and can be viewed on the State Pennants 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Player Re-grade Applications
The State Match Committee has introduced an online updating system that allows Clubs and players to review the progress and outcome of their Player Re-Grade Applications which can be viewed here. If you have submitted a re-grade application prior to the last 48hrs and it does not appear in this list, please notify Zone 10 Match immediately.
2015 Zone Fours (State Qualifiers)
The 2015 Zone Fours Championship being played at Northmead Bowling Club has reached it's conclusion with the Neil Burkett led team of Gareth Lewis, Mason Lewis & Michael Clarke from Merrylands proving too strong for the local Northmead team comprising Mick Kelly, Mick Debono, Andrew Chapman & Brett Hughes, scoring an emphatic win 30 - 6 in the Final . More information and full results can be viewed on the Championships Page.
2015 Zone Reserve Fours Champions
Congratulations to the 2015 Zone Reserve Fours Champions J Meagher, P Chatfield, G Bricknell & J Retaino from Gladesville who triumphed over a determined West Pennant Hills Quartet of J Ede, D Ede, D Palm & M Schwarcz. More information and full results can be viewed on the Championships page.
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)
220.127.116.11. 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."