Congratulations to Christine Hewitt and Andrea Gray who have been selected in the Wellington squad for the Women's WKWM 1-5 Year to be played at the Masterton Bowling Club on Friday November the 2nd. Christine is in the triples and Andy is the traveling reserve. The full squad can be found on the Bowls Wellington website.
The Silverstream team of Abbey Dugdale (s), Christine Hewitt, Andrea Gray and Sharon Ritchie competed in the inaugural Naenae Women's Classic held from September the 29th to the 30th of September. They finished 12th in a field of 32 teams from around New Zealand. The team battled windy conditions and had 4 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw. A highlight for the team was a singles win against Kimberley Hemingway.
Notable names to finish below the Silverstream team include Blackjack Tayla Bruce, NZ Development Representative Nicole Toomey, Female Development Player of the Year Leanne Poulson and well known bowler Judy Howat.
The annual Steven Stone Trophy event between Upper Hutt and Silverstream was held at Silverstream on Sunday 30th September. The competition was very close with 3 games being won with the last bowl of the match.
The Men’s Singles were split 1 each, as were the Men’s Pairs, Triples & Fours as well as the Mixed Fours. The Women’s Triple was a draw and Silverstream won the Women’s Pairs giving Silverstream 6 wins and 1 draw to Upper Hutt 5 wins and 1 draw.
The players enjoyed the competition, the camaraderie and afternoon tea and we look forward to next years event at Upper Hutt.