It’s going to be a very exciting finish Saturday Interclub. The forecast is good and we’re looking forward seeing what the day brings.
Please call the Auckland Bowls Infoline on 623 3551 for any changes.
Play begins for all Divisions of the 8’s at 9.00am and for the 6’s at 12:30pm
An important reminder: From the Conditions of Play
9. No Smoking Policy: Cigarettes, e-cigarettes and vaping are all banned anywhere in the clubhouse and on the greens. Clubs will have designated ‘smoking area(s)’ to be used by players and officials. Any breach of the no smoking policy may result in a fine of $50.
7. Clothing: Players in a team will be in their club uniforms. This means matching coloured pants and club shirts. Logos that conflict with the event sponsor will not be permitted. Should a person or a team continue to ‘infringe’ then action will be taken which may include non – acceptance of future entries or a fine to the club. Players in Singles events will wear authorised club shirts and pants. Appropriate footwear, as per the Laws of the Sport of Bowls – Domestic Regulations 11.1, is to be worn.
In the Men’s Premier’s it’s neck-and-neck with the Mangere Mako’s and Carlton Cornwall Gold, both on 27pts the Mako’s just ahead on NTOS – 54-48. Balmoral are nipping at their heals just one behind on 26pts.
Men’s Division 1: Onehunga and Districts Black are looking in good shape, leading the table on 29pts, but they won’t be resting tomorrow with the strong East Tamaki Aces on 23pts.
Men’s Division 2: Doing Bob proud, it’s the Ellerslie Bronco’s on top of the table on a solid 30pts with Henderson Gold their closest rival on 22pts.
Men’s Division 3: All tied-up at the top with Te Atatu Peninsula and the Epsom Eagles both on 30pts Te Atatu ahead on NTOS 48, Epsom on 30pts. It will be an exciting finish for this Division!
Men’s Division 4: A strong showing by St Heliers Blue has them on top of their table with 32, but the Carlton Cornwall Bumble Bees will be pulling out the stops for a strong finish, currently on 26pts.
Men’s Division 5: It’s the Pt Chev Plunderers on top with 38pts and a very healthy 96 NTOS. New Lynn not far behind on 33pts and 55 NTOS and Central Cavaliers on 30pts 52 NTOS. Some great battles to come!
The Women’s Divisions are equally close, in the Premier’s it’s St Heliers Gold at the top of the table on 29pts with a healthy 76 NTOS, closely followed by the Pt Chev Pirates on 25pts and Royal Oak Titan’s making a very good recovery from the first week to move up the table to third on 24pts. Watch this space!
Women’s Division 1: New Lynn are sitting on top of Division 1 on 32pts with a whopping 131 NTOS – could come in handy if the points get tied up. Royal Oak Vanguard’s are second on 26pts 56 NTOS, also on 26pts are the Balmoral Bears 17 NTOS. (The kitchen will be open for lunches for those playing at New Lynn).
Women’s Division 2: St Heliers in the lead on 22pts 73 NTOS, also on 22pts Henderson Kowhai 43 NTOS. These two meet this week first-up, sure to be a great battle.
Half Day Sixes Blue Section: Pakuranga Blue are sitting nicely on 21pts 44 NTOS with a log-jam of 15pointers BB Bowls1, St Heliers Gold and East Tamaki in that order just NTOS the difference.
Half Day Sixes Red Section: A good day on the greens has Mt Eden sitting on top with 21 pts 80 NTOS, with Te Atatu Peninsula not far behind 19pts 50 NTOS. Onehunga & Districts and Oratia Pears both on 15pts.
It’s all to play for tomorrow and we look forward to bringing you results Monday. Again, special thanks to all our host clubs, interclub would not be possible without you. Best of luck everyone!