Honours in the NSW v QLD Under 18 Interstate Test series, played at Cabramatta Bowling Club (The Home of the NSW Junior Blues) were shared, with each State claiming one series.
Queensland were dominant in the opening Test of the series, claiming all four rubbers in the Girls and three in the Boys.
The Blues fought back in the Girls Second Test, winning 3 rubbers to 1, while the Boys shared the honours 2 each.
The series were both up for grabs in the final Test.
The Blues took the advantage in the opening two rubbers of the Third Test, winning both the Pairs and Triples, while the Boys saw a draw in the triples and the Maroons grab the advantage in the Pairs.
Queensland rallied in the Singles and Fours rubbers in the Girls Series, claiming a solid win in the singles and holding off a spirited finish from the Blues to claim a narrow win in the Fours.
The second session of the Boys Third Test saw the Blues claim two wins. The singles saw Tony Peters claim a narrow victory in a high quality match, while the Fours played exception bowls to also eke out a victory.
The results saw the Boys claim victory (2 wins to 1, 1 draw) and the Girls Third Test Drawn (2 wins each).
Both series were thus level at 1 Test win each, both having a drawn.
The series were both then decided on countback of shots scored.
NSW claimed the Girls series (198-188) while QLD claimed the honours in the Boys Series (201-177).
Bowls NSW thanks Carbamatta Bowling Club for their wonderful support of the NSW Under 18 State Sides.
New South Wales Sides
Boys: Connor Freeman (Raymond Terrace), Bailey Meti (Ettalong), Toby Peters -Warilla), Michael Phillips (Merrylands), Jordan Thompson (Gulgong)
Girls: Brittany Camp (Armidale Ex-Services), Mia Hotson (Cabramatta), Rebekah Lord (St Johns Park), Zoe Stewart (West Tamworth), Erin Swatridge (Cabramatta)
Boys: Nick Cahill (Bargara), Ty Jesberg (Longreach), Kane Nelson (Belmont Services), Shane Rideout (Monto), Jake Rynne (North Toowoomba)
Girls: Zayah Morgan (Enoggera), Hannah Ogden (Burnett), Breeanna Pegg (Burnett), Olivia Rothwell (Enoggera), Caysee Wilson (Kawana)