Side named for Allan Buckley Shield

Tony Tinworth, Saturday, 2 February 2013

The selectors have named the side to represent the Zone in the upcoming Allan Buckley Shield, played annually against Zone 10 and this year to be played on Sunday 3rd March at Toongabbie Bowling Club.

Our Zone last won the shield in 2011, the first time for some years. Let's hope they can do it again this year!

The side comprises 12 teams - an "A" side, a "B" side and a Seniors side.

Those selected are-

"A" side
Mark Alexander (Harbord), Kenta Treacher (Nth. Sydney), Brad Franklin & Steve Rawlings (both Belrose)
Paul Leckey (Nth. Manly), Scott Sheppard (Manly), Rod Hummelstad & Steve Vanderveer (both Belrose)
Matt Blackburn (Belrose), Jamen Lewis (Nth.Sydney), Shawn Thompson & John Campton (both Belrose)
Adam Glew (Mona Vale), Tom Nathan (Nth. Sydney), Bill Johnson (Belrose) & Tim Whalan (Nth. Sydney)

"B" side
Gerard Kebourian (Nth. Sydney), Mark Delia (Nth.Manly), Mark Conroy (Asquith) & Brad Langelaar (Dee Why)
B Hickey (Belrose), Jeff Shaw (Manly), Zac Abro (Manly) & Brendan Brown (Nth. Sydney)
Jake Homer (Mona Vale), Steve Smith (Harbord), Stuart McLeod & Steve Clark ( both Mona Vale)
J Brown (Seaforth), Lachlan Sturrock, Adam Moody and John Venteman (all Belrose)

Seniors side
Brian Stelling (Dee Why), Joe Sarragozza (Belrose), John Boreham (Dee Why) & Tony Taylor (Belrose)
Eric Millsteed (Harbord), Rocky Davis, Dave Shearer & Crawford Linton (all Belrose)
Vinco Beram (Nth. Sydney), Graham Lewis (Manly), Max Gray (Belrose) & Graham Tetstall (Harbord)
Phil Carroll (Harbord), Rod Silber (Lindfield), Peter Ward (Asquith) & Fred Alexander (Lindfield)

This match will see a return to the Zone ranks of Steve Vanderveer ( affectionally 'Tulips'), now playing for Belrose.