Commonwealth Championship

2013 CTBC

03/03/13

Sam Cooley, Dayang Khairuniza end 6th Commonwealth Championship with victory in Masters

2013CTBCLogo_small.jpg Sam Cooley of Australia and Dayang Khairuniza of Malaysia won the gold medal in the Men's and Women's Masters competition, which concluded the 6th Commonwealth Championship Sunday, March 3, at Pins Lincoln Bowling Center in Auckland, New Zealand. Cooley stormed to his third gold medal of the championships with a 249-181 win over Javier Tan of Singapore. Khairuniza defeated her team mate Siti Shazwani, 199-188, to capture the women's title.

2013 CTBC

03/02/13

Australia's Sam Cooley leads in Men's Masters after 6 of 12 match play games

Malaysia's Khairuniza, Shazwani atop the Women's Masters leaderboard

2013CTBCSamCooley_small.jpg2013IBCDayangKhairuniza_small.jpgSingles and All Events champion Sam Cooley (l.) continued to dominate the men's division at the 6th Commonwealth Championship in New Zealand as the Aussie took the lead in the Masters competition after six of 12 games Saturday at Pins Lincoln Bowling Center in Auckland. Malaysia's Dayang Khairuniza (r.) and All Events bronze medalist Siti Shazwani set the pace in the Women's Masters as the vents has reached its halfway point.

2013 CTBC

03/01/13

Singapore's mixed foursome capture Team gold at 6th Commonwealth Championship

Australia's Sam Cooley and England's Lisa John win the men's and women's title in All Events

2013CTBCTeamSingapore_small.jpg Singapore's Javier Tan, Bernice Lim, Geraldine Ng and Jaris Goh (pictured) totaled 5273 pins and averaged 219.71 for six games on two different lane condition en route to capture the gold medal in the Mixed Team event at the sixth Commonwealth Championship Friday at Pins Lincoln Bowling Center in Auckland, New Zealand. Australia took the silver medal and Malaysia got bronze. Australia's Sam Cooley and England's Lisa John won the men's and women's title in All Events.

2013 CTBC

02/28/13

Australia's Meads, Putney claim gold in Mixed Doubles at 6th Commonwealth Championship

Malaysia takes the silver medal, England gets bronze; Australia's Sam Cooley, England's Lisa John lead in All Events after 18 of 24 games

2013CTBCLogo_small.jpg Brendan Meads and Ann-Maree Putney of Australia joined forces to win the gold medal in Mixed Doubles in the 6th Commonwealth Championship in Auckland, New Zealand. The duo struck out in the 10th frame for 497, the highest game of the event, en route to claim the title with 2586 or an average of 215.50 for six games. Rafiq Ismail and Siti Shazwani of Malaysia took the silver medal with 2552. John Wells and Kirsten Penny of England received the bronze medal with 2520.

2013 CTBC

02/27/13

Singapore sweeps Men's and Women's Doubles titles at 6th Commonwealth Championship

Australia's Sam Cooley, New Zealand's Julieanne Mollet lead in All Events after 12 of 24 games

2013CTBCDoublesSingapore_small.jpg The Singaporean men and women swept the gold medals in Doubles at the VI Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship underway in Auckland, New Zealand. Javier Tan and Jaris Goh finished their six-game series with a 462 game to claim the gold medal in Men's Doubles with 2702 total and an average of 225.16. Bernice Lim and Geraldine Ng finished with 440 to maintain the lead and to win the gold medal in Women's Doubles with the field-best 2716 total (226.33).

2013 CTBC

02/26/13

England's Kirsten Penny earns gold in Women's Singles at 6th Commonwealth Championship

Malaysia's Siti Shazwani takes silver medal; Lisa John (ENG) and Sue Abela (MLT) share the bronze medal

2013CTBCKirstenPenny_small.jpgEngland's Kirsten Penny (pictured) posted a 1301 six-game series, an average of 216.83, Tuesday afternoon at Pins Lincoln Bowling Center in Auckland, New Zealand, en route to win the gold medal in Women's Singles at the VI Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship. Siti Shazwani of Malaysia was a distant second with 1188, while Penny's fellow countrywoman Lisa John tied Malta's Sue Abela for third place to share the bronze medal with 1183.

2013 CTBC

02/26/13

Australia's Sam Cooley starts 6th Commonwealth Championship with victory in Men's Singles

Singapore's Muhammad Jaris Goh; Malaysia's Isaac Russell Paul take silver and bronze medals

2013CTBCSamCooley_small.jpgAustralia's Sam Cooley averaged over 240 Monday at Pins Lincoln Bowling Center in Auckland, New Zealand, to start the VI Commonwealth Championship with victory in Men's Singles. The 21-year-old led the 20-player field from ten countries with 1444 total and an average of 240.66. Cooley outaveraged his nearest competitor, Muhammad Jaris Goh of Singapore, by almost twenty pins. Goh had 1328 to claim the silver medal. Isaac Russell Paul of Malaysia earned the bronze medal with 1247 (207.83).

New Zealand

01/28/13

Bowlers from every corner of the Commonwealth coming to Auckland

Pins Lincoln Bowling Center in Auckland, New Zealand (Feb. 24 - March 4, 2013)

2013CTBCLogo_small.jpg Pins Lincoln bowling center, a 24-laner in Henderson, West Auckland, New Zealand, is preparing to host one of the highlight events on tenpin bowling's international sporting calendar. Commencing on Sunday, February 24, bowlers from every corner of the Commonwealth will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals at the VI Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship. The week-long program of Singles, Doubles and Teams competition will culminate on March 2-3 with the Masters event.

Malaysia

02/28/11

Ong, White conclude 5th Commonwealth Championship with victory in Masters

Sunway Megalane in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Feb. 19-27, 2011)

2011CTBCLogo_small.jpg Singapore's Remy Ong and Hayley White, England, won the third gold medal for their respective country when they concluded the 5th Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship with victory in men's and women's Masters Sunday at Sunway Megalanes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ong, seeded third, defeated No. 1 seed Adrian Ang, Malaysia, in the men's title match, 209-161. On the women's side, White, seeded first, topped No. 3 Shayna Ng, Singapore, to wrap up the title, 217-192.

2010 CTBC

12/11/10

Malaysia Airlines to support V Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship

Sunway Megalanes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Feb. 19-27, 2011)

MalaysiaAirlinesBoing747_small.jpgThe Fifth Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship is scheduled to run from February 19-27, 2011 at Sunway Megalanes located adjacent to the Sunway Lagoon Resort in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur. The Organizing Committee of the V CTBC has announced an arrangement with Malaysia Airlines and local travel agency, Roystar Network Bay, that alleviates the perennial hurdle faced by bowlers worldwide of traveling with heavyweight bowling equipment.

2008 CTBC

11/30/08

Sin Li Jane and Paul Moor end IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship with victory in women's and men's Masters

Darren Cundy shoots first 300 game of the championship in the men's title match

2008CTBCPaulMoorSinLiJane_small.jpg 16-year-old Sin Li Jane from Malaysia and Paul Moor from England took different routes to win the women's and men's Masters titles in the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship at Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Top seeded Sin Li Jane defeated Jazreel Tan, Singapore, two-games-to-one, thanks to two wins on her favorite long oil pattern. Moor, the No. 3 seed, had to win two matches where his opponents decided the pattern to start on. In the men's title match, Moor topped compatriot Darren Cundy, 2-1, despite Cundy rolling the tournament's first 300 in game #2.

2008 CTBC

11/30/08

16-year-old Malaysian grabs top seed in women's Masters finals at IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship

Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland (Nov. 22-30, 2008)

2008CTBCSinLiJane_small.jpg Singles champion Sin Li Jane (pictured left) from Malaysia rolled the field-best 1385 series on her favorite long-oil pattern at Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to secure the No. 1 seed for the stepladder finals in the women's Masters competition of the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship. The 16-year-old finished atop the leaderboard with 2697 pinfall total and an average of 224.75. Short oil leader and second-place finisher Jo Allsebrook, England, will take on No.3 Jazreel Tan, Singapore, in the opening match in best-of-three games format.

2008 CTBC

11/30/08

Cundy, Ciach, Moor to bowl for men's Masters title in IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship

Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland (Nov. 22-30, 2008)

2008CTBCDarrenCundy_small.jpg Darren Cundy (l.) from England averaged 257.66 during the second six-game block on long oil and posted a 1546 series en route to claim the top spot for the men's Masters finals in the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Starting the day in third place, Cundy rolled an 826 series for the first three games including games of 268, 280 and 278. He finished his series with a 290 game for 1546 and 2905 pinfall total, an average of 242.08 for 12 games. In the opening match of the stepladder finals in best-of-three games format, Joe Ciach from Canada will take on Cundy's compatriot Paul Moor.

2008 CTBC

11/29/08

England's Allsebrook and Glover 1, 2 at halfway point in CTBC Women's Masters

Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland (Nov. 22-30, 2008)

2008CTBCAllsebrookGlover_small.jpg Jo Allsebrook and Zara Glover, (l-r) both from England, took the lead in the women's Masters competition as the preliminaries have reached the halfway point. Both players cracked the 1400-bar over six games on the short oil pattern. Allsebrook started with a 765 3-game set including a near-perfect 298 in game #2 and added 645 to lead the field of 12 players from 8 countries (Australia, Canada, England and Singapore brought both players into the Masters) with 1410 and an average of 235.00. Glover was second with 1403 and  Jo-Ann Sanesac, Canada, was third with 1359.

2008 CTBC

11/29/08

Moor sets the pace in Men's Masters at IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship

Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland (Nov. 22-30, 2008)

2008CTBCMarkBuffa2_small.jpg 2008CTBCPaulMoor_small.jpg Paul Moor (l.) from England finished the first day in the men's Masters preliminaries with back-to-back 248 games to set the pace after the first of two six-game blocks on short oil with 1398 total and an average of 233.  Mark Buffa (r.), Canada, who led the field of 12 players from 8 countries for the first five games, closed out his set with a 195 game to settle for second place with 1391 (231.83). Moor's team mate Darren Cundy sits in third place with 1359 (226.50).

2008 CTBC

11/28/08

England wins second gold in Mixed Team event at IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship

Glover and Nur Aiman crowned All Events champions

2008CTBCMohdNurAiman_small.jpg 2008CTBCZaraGlover_small.jpg England overtook first block leader Malaysia in the second 3-game block on long oil en route to claim the gold medal in the four-player Mixed Team event at the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship. Paul Moor, Jo Allsebrook, Darren Cundy and Zara Glover won the second gold medal for England with 5404 pinfall total (225.17). Malaysia took silver with 5264, while Canada beat out Singapore for the bronze medal, 5133 to 5066. Glover and Mohd Nur Aiman, Malaysia won the titles in All Events and lead the top 12 women and men into Friday's Masters finals.

2008 CTBC

11/27/08

Singapore bags another gold medal in Mixed Doubles at IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship

Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland (Nov. 22-30, 2008)

2008CTBCJazreelTanRemyOng_small.jpg Jazreel Tan and Remy Ong (l-r) from Singapore captured the gold medal in Mixed Doubles on the third day of competition in the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship Wednesday at Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Needing a score of 440 in the final game, the duo felled 451 pins to win the title with championship record of 2778 six-game total and an average of 231.50.  Highlight of the series was the record-breaking 557shot in game #4. Silver and bronze went to the doubles from Malaysia.

2008 CTBC

11/26/08

Ong, Ng capture Singapore's first gold in Men's Doubles at IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship

Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland (Nov. 22-30, 2008)

2008CTBCShaunNgRemyOng_small.jpg Shaun Ng and Remy Ong (l-r) captured the title in the men's doubles event at the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship in Northern Ireland en route to win the first gold medal for Singapore. The Singaporeans lead the 16 countries on short oil with 2730 six-game total and an average of! 227.50. Paul Moor and Darren Cundy, England, landed in second place with 2678 (223.17). Singles champion Mohd Nur Aiman and Syafiq Ridhwan finished with a 453 game to secure the bronze medal with 2635 (219.58).

2008 CTBC

11/26/08

England's Allsebrook, Glover cruise to victory in Women's Doubles at IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship

Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland (Nov. 22-30, 2008)

2008CTBCAllsebrookGlover_small.jpg Jo Allsebrook and Zara Glover (l-r) from England cruised to victory in Women's Doubles at the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship. The duo averaged 231.58 over six games on the short oil pattern and felled 2779 pins. Jennifer Tan and Jazreel Tan from Singapore had 2569 pins (214.08) to win the second silver medal for their country. The bronze medal went to Canadians Jo-Ann Sanesac and Julie Johson-Loyer, who checked in with 2521 (210.08). Karen Payne and Lynda Black-Watson from the host country of Northern Ireland were 97 pins behind the Canadians in fourth place with 2424 (202.00).

2008 CTBC

11/25/08

Sin Li Jane wins second gold for Malaysia in IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship

Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland (Nov. 22-30, 2008)

2008ASCJazreelTan_small.jpg 2008CTBCSinLiJane_small.jpg The Malaysian bowlers swept the gold medals in the men's and women's Singles event on the first day of competition at the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Sin Li Jane (.) followed in the footprints of men's champion Mohd Nur Aiman when she won the title in the women's division. Heading into the final game, Jane was 31 pins behind Jazreel Tan (r.) from Singapore, but finished with a 256 game to Tan's 212 to grab the gold medal with 1395 and an average of 232.50.

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