Te Aroha bridge play­ers make Waikato Bays team


Te Aroha bridge play­ers Rochelle van Heu­ven and Tim Rigter have played their way to se­lec­tion for the Waika­toBays In­ter­me­di­ate team, which will com­pete in the In­ter-Pro­vin­cial Tour­na­ment.

This pres­ti­gious na­tional bridge com­pe­ti­tion will be held in Novem­ber in Auck­land.

Tri­als took place in Tau- ranga re­cently. Tim and Rochelle achieved sec­ond place and joined June and Peter Ha­gan who won the event.

Through­out New Zealand, keen bridge play­ers have been com­pet­ing for the hon­our of play­ing for their re­gion in the In­ter-Pro­vin­cial teams.

There are four di­vi­sions, Open, Women, Seniors and In­ter­me­di­ates.

Each of the seven re­gions in New Zealand sends a team of four to com­pete in each sec­tion.

The prize in this na­tional tour­na­ment is the Dou­glas McLean In­ter­provin­cial Tro­phy.

Win­ners will be the re­gional team who col­lect the most points col­lated across each of the four sec­tions.

Waikato Bays Re­gional BridgeMate ( RBM) Eu­nice Ec­cles said all their hopes and good wishes go with all the 16 mem­bers of the Waikato team.

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