Invoices for next year's State affiliation fees were emailed out to all clubs on Fri 15th November. Please advise the NSWBA if the wrong email address has been used.
The NSW State Novice and Restricted Teams Championships were held at the Illawarra Bridge Association on November 16-17.
13 teams competed in the Novice section and 16 in the Restricted. The winners of the Novice teams were Norman Johnston, Frank Hardiman, Mahendra Parekh and Mukesh Parekh. The winners of the Restricted Teams were Martin Brown, Gail McKenzie, Robbie Feyder and Michael Hogan.
Congratulations to the SYDNEY METRO 2 team, Dave Wiltshire, Sophie Ashton, Shane Harrison, Jessica Brake, Andrew Peake and Susan Humphries winners of the 2019 John Arkinstall State Open Teams and the SOUTH WEST 2 team, Sue McMahon, Ken McMahon, John McMahon, Charles McMahon and Georgina McMahon winners of the 2019 State Country Teams.
It was a close affair this year in the 2019 State Wide Pairs, with winners Margaret Dunlop and Nancy De Ville from Camden Haven (Lusc) less than a third of a top ahead of Rosemary and David Smart from Cromer.
20 players played in the 2019 State Individual held at the NSWBA on Saturday August 3. The winner was Simon Haynes.
The State Veterans Pairs was held in Bowral on July 26-28.
Congratulations to the NSW Seniors and Youth Teams for their wins in the Interstate Teams in Melbourne. The Youth dominated the qualifying and defeated South Australia in the Final 200.8-138. NSW lead all the way in the the Seniors qualifying and defeated Queensland in the final 121.3-107. Commiserations to the Open team who lost to South Australia 93.8-93. Well done to the Women's team who finished a close 3rd in the qualifying.
Orange NSW will host the 2021 Australian National Bridge Championships