Taranaki Indoor Bowls
The Taranaki Indoor Bowls Centre played its Champion of Champion Triples with five teams taking part. Two teams achieved three wins and a playoff was needed between Cardiff and Turuturu that was won by the Cardiff team of Trevor Bourne (skip), Kevin Davidson and Barry Hancock 13-4. This win gave Trevor Bourne his fifth centre title and earned him his Gold Star. The Taranaki Indoor Bowls Centre also played its Champion of Champion Fours with five clubs taking part. The event was won by the Otakeho Team of Paul Midgley (skip), Jamie Taylor, Lesley Landers and Ross Rodgers who won all their games defeating Turuturu 16-4, Cardiff 13-5, Normanby 11-5 and Turi 9-3. The Taranaki Representative team of K. Hughes, E. Smailes, B. Schrader, R. Finlay, R. Morris, W. Finlay, R. Fredrickson, J. Muggeridge, S. Bourne, C. Reed, A. Berry, S. Vince, T. Bourne, R. Ratahi, K. Bird, and B. Chapman, recently played Manawatu¯ , but were beaten 111 points to 33. Top scorer for Taranaki was Sue Bourne. The Bankhart Trophy was recently contested between the associations and was won by Central with 15 points. South received 11 points and Waimate 10 points.