The 2019 NSW State Junior Fours Championship at Warilla Bowling Club (The home of the NSW State Junior Championships) is “down to the business end” of the competition, Sectional Play completed and semi-finalists determined
The Home Zone, Illawarra (Zone 16), progressed to the semi-finals on countback after three teams finished equal on two wins. Illawarra took the section on net shots (margin) with a plus 25 over North Coast (Zone 14) on plus 20 and South Eastern NSW (Zone 7) on plus 10.
Sydney South West (Zone 12) won a thrilling round 3 encounter with Central Coast (Zone 15) to maintain an undefeated record to progress from Section 2.
North West NSW (Zone 3) recorded an impressive win over South Western NSW (Zone 8) in the third round to take Section 3 with an undefeated record.
Sydney North West (Zone 10) claimed section 4 and the semi-final berth after a tight tussle with Newcastle (Zone 2). Sydney North West claimed an impressive 25-7 win in their opening encounter with Sydney Northern (Zone 9) before Mid-Western NSW (Zone 4) impressed with a 19-14 second round victory over the Metro hot-shots.
Newcastle scraped home 18-17 in Round 1 against Mid-Western and then beat Sydney Northern 21-9 in Round 2.
Sydney North West though claimed the section on count-back after they beat Newcastle and the other two teams played out a draw.
The first semi-final will have trial ends commence at 8.40AM (8.30AM call of cards).
8.30AM (Cards Called) Semi-Final #1 – Illawarra (Zone 16) v Sydney South West (Zone 12)
*10.45AM (Cards Called) Semi-Final #2 – North West NSW (Zone 3) v Sydney North West (Zone 10)
*1.45PM – Final
Action from the Championships will be live-streamed on the Bowls NSW Facebook Page (CLICK HERE … you do not have to be signed up to Facebook to watch)