Ian Talbot won 4 golds and 1 silver medal, and Lindsay Ward 3 golds and 1 silver medal at the tournament on Sunday, 6 July. Lindsay Ward won the Over 40 Singles against Ireland Over 50 Representative and former Wellington player Keld Jaksland 3-2 (11-6 11-8 8-11 6-11 11-3) and the Over 50 Singles against Ian Talbot 3-0 (11-7 11-9 11-4). Ian Talbot won the Over 60 Singles against Dave Scott (Waitako) 3-1 (12-10 9-11 11-5 11-6).

Ian Talbot was the doubles king, wining the Over 40, 50 and 60 Doubles. He won the Over 40 Doubles with Stewart Hickford (Manawatu) against Lindsay Ward and Harry Chen 3-1 (7-11 11-7 11-5 11-8). Ian and Lindsay Ward won the Over 50 Doubles against Russell Winkley (Hawkes Bay) and Brian McConnochie 3-0 (11-6 11-7 11-3). Ian and Brian McConnochie won the Over 60 Doubles against Robert Dunn (North Harbour) and Dave Scott (Waitako) 3-2 (7-11 11-9 11-8 7-11 11-8).

Ian Talbot and Lindsay Ward
Ian Talbot and Lindsay Ward

– Malcolm Wong

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