Bowls Results

Buckland Bowling Club Results
On Wednesday, December 9, Buckland Bowling Club held its Annual Christmas Hams Tournament.
The popular event saw 24 teams of four entered, many coming from far and wide for the tournament, which was sponsored by Harvey World Travel, Crosbie Automotive and Pukekohe Growers Supplies Ltd.
One such entry was a composite team of partially sighted bowlers who were assisted by a couple of normal vision players.
Four games of ten ends were played in reasonably good weather although the wind became more and more challenging as the day wore on.
Winners were a team from Pukekohe with Don Ramsey as skip, supported by Adrienne Tilyard, Ann McLean and Beni de Boni. They mustered up four wins and 26 ends. Second were another Pukekohe team led by Bruce Robinson with Peter Ballard, Raewyn Renall and Helen Aarts, with three wins and 25 ends.
Third were the composite team of partially sighted players skipped by Matthew Watson with Glenn Newton, Ross Findlay and Shankar Parveen, the last two being the partially sighted players. They collected three wins and 23 ends.
The best Buckland team was led by Barrie Flatman, assisted by Jos de Jongh, Lyall Agate and Graham Jones who garnered two wins and 21 ends. The next tournament at Buckland is January 6, and will be a Pairs Medley comprising, Hong Kong Pairs, Australian Pairs plus three and four bowl pairs.
Karaka Bowling Club results
The annual Noel Dunning Memorial Trophy day was played on Friday, December 4. The weather was clear for the tournament, which had a full field of 16 teams and was kindly sponsored by Horti Centre at Drury. The winners were a Papakura team of Natasha Grimshaw, Margaret Davies, Joyce Dunning and Sandra Gordon. Second was a Pukekohe team of Bruce Robinson, Barry Williams, Chris Walker and Len Corney. Third was a Patumahoe team of Shirly Furness, Sheila Fausett, Ewen McIntyre and Barry Smith.
Fourth was a Waiuku team of Paul Miller, Don Cameron, Allan Ferguson and John Staines.
Waiuku bowling club results
New World Ham Tournament:
First: L Corney, B Williams, C Wallace; Second: P Millar, V Bowden, R McNaughhten; Third: F Haggerson, R Gillott, M Thompson. Prescott Builders Ham Tournament Pairs: First: B Williams, J Lawn; Second: B Holmes, Sheehan; Third: S Compstone, J Cross; Fourth: P Sinclair, B Read; Fifth: M Tracy, J Greg. Men’s Club Singles over 60s: Winner: P Sinclair; Runner Up: J Greg. Women’s Club Singles over 60s: Winner: A Williams; Runner Up: J Palmer. Ladies Club Pairs: Winners; M Onehi, B Holmes; Runners Up: M Bungard, L Hull.
The Waiuku Bowling Club would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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