OPEN PAIRS CHAMPIONS 2021
7 May 2021
After days of very wet weather, the sun made an occasional appearance today for the final of our Open Pairs between Elizabeth Blackwell & Midori Matsuoka (Neutral Bay) and Ngoc Hau & Louise Amos (Killara). Ngoc and Louise were the defending champions, but the two teams were trading shot for shot until Louise’s team scored a 6 on the 10th end, to get out to an 11-6 lead. In response, Elizabeth and Louise picked up 7 shots in the following three ends, to get their noses in front 13-11. Undeterred, Ngoc and Louise scored three shots on the following end to regain the lead by the slimmest of margins, then a single to their opponents saw the score level 14-14 with three ends to play. Successive singles saw Killara in front by two going into the last end. With Neutral Bay only able to manage a single shot, Killara claimed back-to back titles, 16-15.
Senior Pairs Champions 2021
5 May 2021
Congratulations to Di McBryde and Vicki Bartrop (St Ives) on being our Senior Pairs champions for 2021, defeating Brenda Walker and Gill Barton (Neutral Bay) today 19-9. All players persevered through wet weather on the first day at Mosman BC, and again at Belrose today. It was back-to-back wins for Diane, having won last year with Shizuko Hashimoto (sub Jan Woodcock). It also makes 3-in-a-row Senior Pairs wins for St Ives, with Vicki having previously won in 2019 with Sue Byrne as her Lead.