The 2019 Bay Pairs Report

Bay Pairs 3
Sunday the 9th June and the Mount Maunganui Club hosted the 3rd round of the 2019 Bay Pairs.

Winners on the day were Jenna Gibbons (Hamilton) and Julian Foster (Australia), second John Laugesen (Tauranga) with Alan Mace and Hattie Curtis (Waihi) third.

The top non-open pair on the day where Eric Burnie and Marge (Kawerau).

Overall Julie Sheridan and Shirley Knight are still leading the pack. Diane Rodger (Mt Maunganui the Intermediate Section with Eric Dillon the Junior. Eric Burnie and Marge Dennett are leading pair non open section.

Big thank you goes to the ladies working in the Kitchen. The food was great thank you.
Again thank you to Norm for Directing.

As always a well run and hosted tournament by the Mount Club.

Could you please promote at all playing sessions, the final round hosted by the Te Puke Club on Sunday the 7th July. Sorry, but I will not see you there. I wish you a great days bridge.


Bay Pairs 2

The Tauranga Club hosted the second round of the Bay Pairs on Sunday 26th May. Winners on the day were Pam and Ian Moore (Rotorua). Second Julie Sheridan and Shirley Knight (Tauranga, Mt Maunganui) and taking out third Kate Terry and Judy Pawson (Tauranga0
Top non open pair Derek Moores and Eric Dillon (Kawerau).

Top Intermediate Diane Rogers (Mt Maunganui). Top Junior Eric Dillon (Kawerau)
Overall, leading the Bay Pairs is Julie Sheridan and Shirley Knight. Intermediate Peter Johnston (Te Puke). Junior Is Eric Dillon. Non Open Pair Derek Moores and Eric Dillon.

A big thank you goes to the Tauranga club members working both in the kitchen and running the tournament. Thank you, especially to our Director Norm.


Bay Pairs 1
Sunday 28th April saw the first round of the 2019 Bay of Plenty Pairs, hosted by the Whakatane Contract Bridge Club who were terrific hosts, proudly showing off their refurbished clubrooms and putting on a fantastic lunch.

Winners on the day were Christine and Jenna Gibbons, Te Puke. Well done ladies.
Second Julie Sheridan, Mt Maunganui and Shirley Knight, Tauranga. Marge Dennett, Kawerau and Eric Burnie, Whakatane third.
Top pair not containing an open player Marge Dennett and Eric Burnie
Leading the race for the top junior ranked is Mike Johnson Omokoroa playing with Ross Petersen.
Intermediate both Marge Dennett and Eric Burnie.
Full results are on this website.

Congratulations to all the prize winners. Thank you to Bronwyn and the Whakatane club, thank you to Norm Silcock director.

It was great to see lots of new faces there playing. There will be a warm welcome for you all at the next round which will be hosted by the Tauranga Contract Bridge Club on Sunday 26th May.

See you all there
Stephen Searle (Coordinator)