The annual challenge for the Charlie-Don Shield against Plimmerton was played on Sunday 9th September. It was a cool spring day but both greens were in excellent condition and some very good bowls were played. The results were:
Silverstream men: 8 wins, Plimmerton men: 10 wins.
Silverstream women: 5 wins, Plimmerton women: 1 win.
Overall: Silverstream 13 wins, Plimmerton 11 wins.
Silverstream retained the Charlie-Don Shield thanks to a great effort by the Silverstream women.
See the Teams for the annual challenge for the Charlie-Don Shield on Sunday 9th September by clicking here.
The club had a visit from Jo and Dave Edwards on Friday 21st April. The visit was arranged by Jo's brother Ian Barrett. Jo brought along her gold medal from her win in the women's singles at the recently held Commonwealth Games and was happy to have her photo taken with some of the club's members.
Congratulations to the Silverstream men's teams of: Adam Turner - singles. Iain Opray and Edgar Blanche - pairs and Graham Mudgway, Graeme Ricketts, Ian Barrett and Aaron Wall - fours who were successful today at Naenae in gaining promotion to the premier division the Wellington men’s Interclub.
The four clubs involved in the promotion relegation were Silverstream, Lyall Bay, Island Bay and Tawa. There were three rounds of games with the top two teams to go through to the premier division.
After the final game points were as follows:
Island Bay 1st: 12 points (differential plus 46).
Silverstream 2nd: 9 points (differential minus 12).
Tawa 3rd: 8 points (differential minus 19).
Lyall Bay 4th: 7 points (differential minus 15).
For full details refer to the Bowls Wellington website by clicking: here.
Congratulations to Adam Turner, Clare Hendra and Kennie Critchlow who have been selected in the Wellington squad for the Tararua Quadrangular to be played at Kapiti on Sunday 28th January 2018.
Click here for the full team list.
The popular three day Hutt New Year Pairs was held on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of January. There were three Silverstream teams entered and after two days the top eight teams played off for the major prize money with the remaining bowlers split into two divisions. The top division was won by Graeme Ricketts and Ian Barrett and the second division was won by Iain Opray and Don McMurray.
Congratulations to all players.
Congratulations to Adam Turner who got his first Centre title on Monday 6th November at the Hutt Club when he won the Wellington Open Singles. After defeating Ben King from Wilton in the semi-final 21 to 17, Adam defeated Seamus Curtin from Stokes Valley in a thrilling final 21 to 18.
Congratulations to Christine Hewitt and Rachel Olivecrona who have been selected in the Wellington squad for the Women's WKWM 1-5 Year to be played at Papaparaumu Beach on November the 3rd. Christine and Rachel will be playing together in the 242 pairs.
Results from the Silverstream Petanque Doubles Championship:
1st Claire and Brian Bradburn: 3 wins +19
2nd John Hall and Mike Turner: 2 wins +14
3rd Tim Lovell Smith and Owen Davie: 1 win -4
The annual Steven Stone Trophy played between Upper Hutt and Silverstream in memory of Steven Stone, who was a member of both clubs, was played on Sunday 1st of October. Silverstream were convincing winners with 5 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses.
The Gough Shield and the Hutt Valley Banner were held on Saturday the 30th of September.
Gough Shield results were: 1st Silverstream with 13 points, 2nd Eastbourne with 12 points and 3rd Hutt with 11 points.
Banner results were: 1st Stokes Valley with 12 points, 2nd Silverstream with 10 points +28 differential and 3rd Massey Avenue with 10 points + 26 differential.
Below is the winning Gough Shield Team at the Naenae complex.
See the Men's Teams for the annual Steven Stone Trophy match against Upper Hutt to be played at Upper Hutt on Sunday 1st of October by clicking here.
In the annual men's challenge against Hutt on Sunday 24th September at Hutt, the result was Silverstream 12 wins Hutt 6 wins. This was a great result and bodes well for the coming interclub season.
The Hutt Valley Women’s Cup and Bowl events were played on Saturday 23rd September with the Cup played at the new indoor Naenae complex. Silverstream Teams for the HV Cup were:
Fours: Clare Hendra, Rachel Olivecrana, Denise Goldsmith, Christine Hewitt.
2/4/2 Pairs: Robyn Tuckett, Andrea Gray.
3 Bowl Pairs: Margaret Opray, Sharon Ritchie.
Final Results in the Valley Cup 1st Naenae 18 points, 2nd Silverstream 14, 3rd Petone Central 12, 4th Hutt 8 (-13 differential), 5 th Eastbourne 8 (-22), 6th Stokes Valley 8 (-25), 7th Wainuiomata 4, 8th Upper Hutt 0.
A great result for Silverstream.
See the Men's Teams for the annual challenge against the Hutt club on Sunday 24th September by clicking here.