There is a big weekend of bowls coming up in Taranaki.

Auto City-sponsored Christmas pairs: The last 16 teams will play at Paritutu on Saturday, December 18, commencing at 8.30am. The intention is to play four rounds of 18 ends. To view the draw and results as they become available, go to: Men’s Christmas pairs results

Andersons Pies-sponsored women’s Open pairs: The pairs that qualified last Saturday will contest post section this weekend at Tower, commencing at 9am. Games remain of 21 ends duration. Three rounds will be played on Saturday, December 18, with the semi and final games on Sunday, December 19. To view the draw and results as they become available, go to: Women’s Open pairs results

TCB Dentures-sponsored men’s division one interclub (Bill Smee): The final will be played on West End No 1, commencing at 9am on Sunday, December 19. The competing clubs are Paritutu, West End, Inglewood and Tower. A scrambled draw is being used for the three rounds. Singles is 21 shots, pairs is 18 ends and fours is 15 ends. Players are not permitted to change disciplines during the day. To view the draw and results as they become available, go to: Division one results

TCB Dentures-sponsored men’s division two interclub: The final will be played on West End No 2, commencing at 9am on Sunday, December 19. The competing clubs are Paritutu, West End, Waitara and Manaia. A scrambled draw is being used for the three rounds. 2x4x2 pairs is 14 ends, 3-bowl pairs is 18 ends and fours is 15 ends. Players are not permitted to change disciplines during the day. To view the draw and results as they become available, go to: Division two results

TCB Dentures-sponsored men’s division three interclub: The final round will be played on Sunday, December 19, commencing at 9am. At West End No 3, Paritutu will play Fitzroy and Lepperton will play Waitara II, while at Tower, Tower will play Manaia. The trophy presentation is expected to occur just before 12 noon at West End. To view the draw and results as they become available, go to: Division three results

Bayleys Real Estate-sponsored optional junior interclub: The last round-robin games will be completed at West End, commencing at 9am, on Sunday, December 19. In the Black section, no games will be played, as Lepperton and Paritutu 3 have already qualified for the top four. In the Amber section, Opunake 1 are assured of qualifying, with two other matches on Sunday morning set to determine the last qualifier. Those games are: New Plymouth v Stratford-Avon 2, and Opunake 1 v Paritutu 2. The semifinal games are expected to commence at approximately 12 noon at West End on Sunday, with the final to follow. To view the draw and results as they become available, go to: Junior interclub results