There were a bunch of players from Wellington competing in the NZ Veterans Tournament – the largest contingent in a long time and it sounds like a good time was held by all!

Wellington Team placings (full results are on the TTNZ site here):

Over 40 Women:
  2nd to Wellington (Sabine Westenra, Raewyn Young)
Over 40 Men’s A Grade:
  4th to Wellington 1 (Depak Patel, Lindsay Ward, Ian Talbot)
  5th to Wellington 2 (Rob Chung, Keith Aldersley, Bryan McConnochie, Paul Solt)
Over 40 Men’s B Grade:
  2nd to Wellington 3 (Martin Young, Harry Chen, John Gan)
Over 50 Men’s A Grade:
  3rd to Wellington 1 (Lindsay Ward, Depak Patel)
  4th to Wellington 3 (Ian Talbot, Chris Talbot)
Over 50 Men’s B Grade:
  1st to Wellington 2 (Bryan McConnochie, John Gan)
  3rd to Wellington 4 (Martin Young, Paul Solt)
Over 65 Men’s A Grade:
  3rd to Wellington (Chris Williams, Bruce Connolly)
Over 70 Men’s B Grade:
  3rd to Wellington (Eddie Moore, Merv Allardyce)
Over 75 Men:
  4th to Wellington (Eddie Moore, Merv Allardyce)

Individual results are available through here, I’ve copied down the Wellington results here:

Over 40 Men’s Singles plate Winner:   John Gan
Over 40 Women’s Singles Runner Up:   Raewyn Young – lost 12-10 in 5th set after being 2-0 sets down
Over 40 Women’s Doubles Winner:   Raewyn Young and Sabine Westenra (beat top seeds 3-0 in final)
Over 40 Mixed Doubles Winner:   Sabine Westenra and Heath Murdoch
Over 50 Men’s Singles plate Winner:   John Gan
Over 50 Men’s Singles plate Runner Up:   Paul Solt
Over 60 Men’s Singles 3rd place:   Bryan McConnochie
Over 65 Men’s singles plate winner:   Bruce Connolly
Over 75 Men’s Singles plate Runner-up:   Mervyn Allardyce

Congratulations to all players attending the National Vets tournament this year.

Here are some photos from Malcolm Wong:

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