New Zealand win Oceania Teams Event
The Oceania team's event started back in 1997 as an Individual event only. Then in 1999 the then President of Oceania, Roy Ward donated a trophy in honor of Mr and Mrs J Robson which stands today as the Oceania teams trophy "Robson Shield".
The inaugural event was in 1997 in New Zealand then going to Australia in 1999 where a teams and Individuals competition was held for the first time. In 2002 was in Suva, Fiji followed in 2004 and 2006 back in New Zealand. It has been held for the first time this year in New Caledonia.
1st New Zealand
3rd New Caledonia
New Zealand played Australia in the final with the detailed results below:-
Craig Cooper & Renee Flavell (NZ) beat Ashley Brehaut & Leisha Cooper (AUS) 21-15, 22-20
Michelle Chan (NZ) beat Leanne Choo (AUS) 21-12, 21-11
John Moody (NZ) beat Stuart Gomez (AUS) 15-21, 21-19, 21-18
Henry Tam & Nathan Hannam (NZ) lost to Ross Smith & Glenn Warfe (AUS) 13-21, 18-21
Renee Flavell & Donna Cranston (NZ) beat Leisha Cooper & Erin Carroll (AUS) 21-13, 16-21, 21-17