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Whiting, Morriss, Parker and Chandra through to BC1, 2 & 4 semi finals at the New Zealand Boccia National Championships

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Tomorrow, Matthew Whiting is scheduled to take on William Parker, and Jeremy Morriss is scheduled to play Vishal Chandra in the BC1, BC2 and BC4 semi finals at the New Zealand Boccia National Championships.



The Kiwi / Open Quarter Finals are also scheduled for tomorrow following action earlier today. Bill Henry is scheduled to meet James Morrison. Alex Dickson will take on Phil Bates. Scott Burdett is set to play Thomas Chin. Graeme Sudlow will meet Ken McIntosh.


The team competition wrapped up yesterday, with Alpha team finishing first, Charlie team finishing second, and Delta finishing third.  The BC3 pairs competition was one by team Foxtrost, with team Hotel finishing second and team India finishing third.  The Kiwi Pairs competition was one by Juliet, while November finished second and team Mike finished third.

The competition is being held at the ABS Sports Centre in Wellington.  The competition officially wraps up tomorrow.  The competition includes players from the country, including five players from Dunedin, including Hank Dijkstra, Karen Menzies, Rosslyn Crutchley, Gordon Dunn and Kevin McIntosh. Boccia New Zealand has yet to announce who will be playing in the BC3 semi finals.

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2569 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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