2021 NSW Inter-Zone Series

Thursday 20, Friday 21 & Saturday 22 May 2021
South Tamworth, West Tamworth & Tamworth City Bowling Clubs

Competition Overview

The NSW Inter-Zone Sides Championship is the pinnacle event for an individuals representing their Zone Sides.

Players have qualified for this competition through selection at Zone level.  The tournament matches Zone Sides in pools of four for Sectional Play before the top team progresses from each section to play in the Semi Finals, with the winners moving into the final.  It is Representative Bowls in NSW at its elite.  Players represent their Zone in a side of 12 players at this event.

The competition plays off in three teams of four.

To view the schedule of play, draw and competitors click below:

Competition Details

Laws & Conditions of Play

Controlling Body
The State Match Committee shall be the Controlling Body for Bowls NSW Inter-Zone Sides Championships

Duration of Matches
Each match shall comprise of 63 ends (21 ends per rink). Dead ends do not count.

Trial Ends
Two (2) trial ends shall be permitted at the commencement of each match.

Play Not Completed
If a match is not able to be completed (63 completed ends), a minimum of 54 completed ends shall constitute a completed match.

Determination of Section Winners
In each match of sectional play points shall be awarded as follows:

  • Side Win: 7 points Team Win: 1 point
  • Side Tie (Draw): 3.5 points Team Draw: 0.5 points
  • Side Loss: 0 point Team Loss: 0 points

The winner of the sectional series of matches shall be determined as follows:

  • The side scoring the highest number of points shall be declared the winner.
  • If two or more sides are equal on points, the side with the largest difference between ‘total shots for’ and ‘total shots against’ shall be the winner.
  • If there is still a tie, the side with the lowest ‘total shots against’ shall be the winner.
  • If there is still a tie, the side winning the highest number of ends over all games in Sectional play shall be declared the winner.

Post Sectional Play
The top 2 placed sides in each section shall play Quarter Finals:
QF1 Winner Section 1 v 2nd Section 2
QF2 Winner Section 2 v 2nd Section 1
QF3 Winner Section 3 v 2nd Section 4
QF4 Winner Section 4 v 2nd Section 3

The Winners of Quarter Finals shall play Semi Finals:
SF1 Winner QF1 v Winner QF 3
SF2 Winner QF2 v Winner QF 4

The Winners of Semi Finals shall play the Final: Winner SF1 v Winner SF 2

In each post sectional match the Side scoring the higher aggregate number of shots shall be declared the winner. If at the completion of the scheduled number of ends scores are tied an extra end or ends shall be played to determine a result.

Variations to Conditions of Play
The Controlling Body shall have the authority to vary Conditions of Play to bring the Championship to a successful conclusion.

Host Venue Details


South Tamworth Bowling Club
11 Margaret St, South Tamworth NSW 2340
Phone: (02) 6765 5766

West Tamworth Bowling Club
103B Belmore St, West Tamworth NSW 2340
Phone: (02) 6765 8205

Tamworth City Bowling Club
Corner Napier & Brisbane Streets,
Tamworth NSW 2340
Phone: (02) 6766 2804

Bowls NSW thanks our host clubs and looks forward to continuing a successful partnership.