Malcolm Wong flew up to Tauranga Thursday afternoon (10 September) to run an umpiring Course that night. There were 5 attendees. Simon Gallear (Regional) and Max Henderson (Junior) were successful in qualifying as umpires. Two other juniors passed the written junior exam, of which one has passed the oral exam.

On Friday Malcolm umpired matches in the New Zealand Community Trust Aims Games, including the Girl’s Team Final and the Boy’s Doubles Final. In the weekend he was one of the Referees for the Bay of Plenty Open and Veterans Tournament. He won the D Grade Doubles with Xavier Lea.

Tauranga Umpires Course. Simon Gallear (New Regional Umpire), Malcolm Wong (Umpire Course Trainer) and Max Henderson (New Junior Umpire).
Tauranga Umpires Course.
Simon Gallear (New Regional Umpire), Malcolm Wong (Umpire Course Trainer) and Max Henderson (New Junior Umpire).
Junior Girl’s Team Winners - Tauranga Intermediate. Jasmine Young, Abby Nyhoff, Paige Edelston, Jordan-Lee Munroe-Grennell and Malcolm Wong (Umpire).
Junior Girl’s Team Winners – Tauranga Intermediate.
Jasmine Young, Abby Nyhoff, Paige Edelston, Jordan-Lee Munroe-Grennell and Malcolm Wong (Umpire).
Aims Game Boy’s Doubles Finalist.  Silver - Sang-Yong Park, Zakery McKellar (Cobham Intermediate),  Malcolm Wong (Umpire), Gold - Nathan Xu, Thomas Liang (Wairau Intermediate).
Aims Game Boy’s Doubles Finalist.
Silver – Sang-Yong Park, Zakery McKellar (Cobham Intermediate),
Malcolm Wong (Umpire), Gold – Nathan Xu, Thomas Liang (Wairau Intermediate).

– Malcolm Wong

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