24 Sep 2016 – The Lynfield College Gold Mixed team of Esther Tomkinson, Aldi Ting, Niamh Masterton and Tanmay Arora backed up their 2015 title with a 7-1 win in the Auckland Schools Mixed final at Paradice Avondale last week.

The team had had a variable season, winning only half of their pool matches, but were too strong in the final for promising 2016 newcomers Long Bay College Alpha.

A second title went Lynfield's way when Lynfield Grey (Stefan Mathews, Tameem Saeid, Jacob Penny, Alan Chen) had a last-stone 6-5 final win against the only other Boys' team Birkenhead College, who started as favourites after a strong season. A score of 4 in the third end, and then a quadruple takeout to blank the sixth end were stand-out moments for the Lynfield squad.

The Girls' competition was by far the largest and the tightest in the 2016 Auckland Schools season, with 11 teams entered. Both of the previous week's semi-finals were close matches, Lynfield Green beating St Dominics 8-7 and Epsom Girls Azalea getting home 6-5 against Birkenhead.

The final followed in the same vein. The scores were locked at 4-4 with the session almost out of time before EGGS Azalea scored two in a rushed last end for a 6-4 victory, earning the title for Toshiko Frederiksens, Renee Zhang, Shreya Raniga and Sanchita Vyas.

Birkenhead College Girls beat St Dominics 8-2 for third place.

The shield for the best novice team went to Girls runners-up Lynfield Green, ahead of Mixed runners-up Long Bay Alpha.

Find us on Facebook
Follow us on twitter

Entries Open

Auckland Club League
30 April - October
Entries close 25 April

Contractors Cup
MCI Naseby, May-July
Entries close 30 April

Auckland Sec Schools
Terms 2 and 3
Entries close Fri 12 May

NZ Mixed Fours
Auckland, 4 - 5 June
Entries now open


WCF Camps & Courses
Various – players, coaches, umpires, ice technician
Europe, June to Aug 2017

Funding Support

Performance Brush Co
The Trusts Community Foundation
Lion Foundation
NZ Community Trust
Pub Charity
Otago Community Trust
foundation north logo
Auckland Council
Sport New Zealand

Website support

NZ Curling is grateful to 4success
for their website support

NZ Curling thanks 4success for generous support with website development
Professional Website
Design and Development