Men's and Women's 1-5 Year Fours
28 May 2017
A great day for the Finals of the Men's and Women's 1-5 Year Fours being held at Glendowie Bowling Club today.
We are having some technical difficulties so will up-date the results sheets once we are able to.
Women's 1-5 Year Fours Semi-Finals:
In the Women's 1-5 Year Fours Semi-finals Laura Tauniva, Caroline Dubois, Paris Baker and Puna Paretoa (Avondale) bt Jane Field, Titia Ryder, Ling Qu and Suzanne Ranginui (Composite) 18-13; Linda Farley, Mareike Knez, Tessa Farley and Chelsea Farley (Balmoral Women's) bt Janine Young, Jordanna Franich, Joyce Rugg and Marianne Coldham (Carlton Cornwall) 17-11.
Women's 1-5 Year Fours Final:
Laura Tauniva, Caroline Dubois, Paris Baker and Puna Paretoa (Avondale) had an excellent start in their final against Linda Farley, Mareike Knez, Tessa Farley and Chelsea Farley (Balmoral Women's) winning the first 5 ends giving them a 9-0 lead in the 5th end. Balmoral Women played hard to try and regain those lost ends and managed to close the gap and in the 8th end they were still down but had come back to 6-9. Avondale had another winning streak and Balmoral Women could not come back from it this time. Avondale winning the Auckland Women's 1-5 Year Fours title for 2016-2017, 18-10.
Men's 1-5 Year Fours Semi-Finals:
In the Men's 1-5 Year Fours Semi-final we have
(Howick) who beat Jay
(Blockhouse Bay) in a game that started out as a close one but saw Howick pull ahead and gain a substantial lead on Blockhouse Bay who conceded in the 14th end and Howick won their spot in the Auckland Men's 1-5 Year Fours Final 20-9.
Jeremy Brosnan, Mick Norris Chris Clausen, Richard Salter (Glen Eden) played a great final against Larry
(Pakuranga). It was a close game in the beginning with things all tied up in the 5th end 3-3 but then Glen Eden revved up and won all but 1 end to take the win 18-4.
Men's 1-5 Year Fours Final:
The final between Anthony Mitchinson, Danny Belsham, Greg Holt, Wally Mearns (Howick) and Jeremy Brosnan, Mick Norris Chris Clausen, Richard Salter (Glen Eden) was a close start up until the 6th end when Howick picked up their game and began to play consistently good bowls throughout the remainder of this final with Glen Eden not able to quite find their rhythm. Howick the new Auckland Men's 1-5 Year Fours Champions for 2016-2017 winning 15-8