2021 NSW State Triples Champions

by mtaylor

The 2021 NSW Triples Champions have been crowned at Ettalong Bowling Club today (22 May)

In the Open State Triples Championship, the Port City combination of Jai Whelan, Jake Waterhouse and Matthew Carter had a dominant middle period of the game to establish a match-winning lead over Narrandera’s John Ingram, Christian Morgan and Matthew Thornton running out 28-16 victors. The victory was the first in the State Triples since 1996 (Runners Up in 2017) for Port City teams, while Narrandera celebrated their first State Triples Final appearance since 1995 on the same weekend the club celebrated their centenary year.

The State Senior Triples saw reigning Westport Champions Greg Brims, Peter Stockham and Peter Taylor retain their title with a 28-15 victory over Mark “Scruffy” Barton, Trevor Imer and Dale Maitland of Wenty Leagues.

The State Reserve Triples title was taken out by Cabra Vale Diggers team Mark Sajnovic, John Wragg and Shane Allard with a hard fought 25-23 win over Trevor Mundy, Robin Cook and John Williams of Kempsey Macleay RSL. The title is the second to have been won by the Allard family, with Shane Allard’s son Troy skipper of the 2020 State reserve Fours Champion team.

Following completion of the Triples competition, the Pairs competition got under way. Rain prevented completion of two of the matches being completed. Those two matches are due to have their remaining ends under way at 8.15AM (23 May) while Round 2 will start from 8.45AM. Full results from all competitions are available on the Bowls NSW website, Bowls NSW will stream matches in every round.

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