Our results for Interclub Round #8 played on Saturday 3rd December were:
Women's Premier Reserve Section 2: Silverstream beat Naenae, 23-0
Women's Quad: Silverstream beat Titahi Bay, 15-0
Men's Premier Reserve Section 3: Silverstream 1 beat Wainuiomata Black, 15-7
Men's Premier Reserve Section 2: Silverstream 2 lost to Petone Central, 8-14
Men's Division 1: Silverstream lost to Upper Hutt, 11-12
Men's Division 3: Upperstream lost to Stokes Valley, 0-23
On Saturday 3rd December and Sunday 4th December the finalists for the Club Championships Men's Pairs and Women's Fours were found. Graham Mudgway/Dave King will play Steve Critchlow/Hylton Tuckett on Friday 16th December and Robyn Tuckett/Mary Sue Critchlow/Kennie Critchlow/Maria Moen will play Josie Coombe/Olive Pearless/Denise Goldsmith/Christine Hewitt on Sunday 18th December.
On Monday 5th December our women continued their campaign in the Gee Sgield with two wins and two losses.
On Tuesday 6th December both the Club Aggregate Cup competition and the evening Skills Training session continued.
Men's Pennants Round #7 on Wednesday 7th December saw two 6-0 wins for our Division One and Division Three teams over Naenae and Hutt 4 respectiviely. The winning margin over Naenae was the first time this has been recorded, as far as anyone can remember.
Women's Pennants Rounds #5 & #6scheduled for Thursday 8th December were postponed due to the weather.
The centre Open Pairs competition took place on 10th/11th/12th December and we had nine pairs competing. Great success here with our Club providing both finalists in the Women's competion and a Men's team reaching the quarter finals, which match has still to be finished, due to the atrocious weather conditions on the day. These successes have all been reported in more details in a separate post in Latest News.
On Tuesday 13th December both the Club Aggregate Cup competition and the evening Skills Training session continued.
Wednesday 14th December saw the Men's Pennants teams playing a postponement round with the Division One team losing to Stokes Valley 2-4 and the Division Three team beating Upper Hutt 3 6-0.
On Friday 16th December we broke from tradition and played a Club Championship in the evening. Graham Mudgway and Dave King won the Men's Pairs, beating Steve Critchlow and Hylton Tuckett in a closely fought contest. There was a drinks happy hour, music and a great meal cooked by Paul Smith. Our thanks to the Match Committee and Paul in particular.
Our results for Interclub Round #9 played on Saturday 17th December were:
Women's Premier Reserve Section 2: Silverstream beat Victoria, 24-0: Currently 2nd in Grade
Women's Quad: Silverstream lost to Miramar, 7-8: Currently 7th in Grade
Men's Premier Reserve Section 3: Silverstream 1 beat Seatoun, 23-0: Currently 1st in Grade
Men's Premier Reserve Section 2: Silverstream 2 lost to Tawa Red, 1-22: Currently 8th in Grade
Men's Division 1: Silverstream beat Upper Hutt, 16-8: Currently 5th in Grade
Men's Division 3: Upperstream lost to Upper Hutt 1, 0-22: Currently 10th in Grade
On the afternoon of Saturday 17th December we held our Christmas Ham Gala, organised by Paul Smith. For once it was a lovely day and congratulations to winners Iain Opray and Andrea Gray. The day finished with our Annual Christmas Function where a good time was had by all.
Robyn Tuckett won the Club Championships Women's Singles
Both Club Championship Fours Finals were played on Sunday 18th December. Winning teams were Robyn Tuckett, Kennie Critchlow, Mary Sue Critchlow and Maria Moen and Adam Turner, Peter Alsop, Dave Tturner and Paul Smith.
Thanks to Aaron Wall who has posted photos of recent events on our bowls silverstream Facebook page. These photos will also be appearing on our gallery pages soon.
Silverstream members made a splash in the Centre Pairs competition held last weekend, in atrocious conditions. We provided both finalists in the Women's event with Clare Hendra and Kennie Ctitchlow prevailing over Robyn Tuckett and Margaret Opray. A great achievement! Pictured, starting top left and going clockwise are Robyn, Margaret, Kennie and Clare.
Meanwhile in the Men's competition Steve Critchlow and Hylton Tuckett were half way through their quarter final when the match was called off due to the conditions, to be finished on another day. Well done!
The Men's Pennants competition was canned on Wednesday 16th November due to guess what?
College Bowls was canned on Thursday 17th November due to a plague of locusts.
At last some bowls! The second double header was completed on Saturday 19th November. Results were:
Women's Premier Reserve Section 2: Silverstream lost to Wainuiomata 0-22 and beat Titahi Bay 2 15-7.
Women's Quad: Silverstream lost to Plimmerton 1-15 and drew with Wilton 8-8.
Men,s Premier Reserve Section 3: Silverstream 1 beat Island Bay 2 23-1 and beat Massey Avenue 22-1. Another great effort.
Men's Premier Reserve Section 2: Silverstream 2 lost to Eastbourne 1 9-14, and lost to Hutt 2 7-15.
Men's Division 1: Silverstream lost to Stokes Valley 7-15 and lost to Wilton 8-15.
Men's Division 3: Upperstream lost to Tawa 0-23 and lost to Titahi Bay 8-15.
Club Championship Mens Pairs & Women's Singles section play got under way on Sunday 20th November.
The Gee Shield competition started on Monday 21st November with our team having a win and a loss.
The Club Aggregate Cup continued with Round #8 as did the regular Skills Training session on Tuesday 22nd November.
At last some Men'sPennants! Round #5 on Wednesday23rd November saw our Division One team lose 0-6 to Hutt and our Division 3 team lose 2-4 to Massey Avenue.
Womens Pennants Rounds #3 & #4 were played on Thursday 24th November and resulted in two wins out of two over Island Bay and Massey Avenue.
A further round of College Bowls was completed on Thursday 25th November. This was the final session this year.
On Friday 25th November our intrepid Diamonds Buttons duo of Robyn Tuckett and Josie Coombe repelled the challenge of Whitby.
Four teams entered the Centre Open Fours on 26th/27th/28th November. Best performing were our Women's Four of Robyn Tuckett (s), Abbey Dugdale, Margaret Opray and Kennie Critchlow who qualified for post section play.
There was a Casual Disc Draw on Sunday 27th November.
A Club Day and Skills Training continued on Tuesday 29th November.
Another round of Men's Pennants was played on Wednesday 30th November, with the Division One team defeating Stokes Valley 6-0 and our Division Three team losing to Upper Hutt 4 by the same score.