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Noel Kennedy

Chan helps Kennedy relive Classic glory

Noel Kennedy turned back the clock yesterday as he partnered youngster Ken Chan Ken-che to glory in the pairs competition at the Hong Kong International Bowls Classic - 19 years after first winning the competition.

Monday, 17 December, 2007, 12:00am

Hong Kong pair fight their way into semis

Hong Kong's Noel Kennedy and Ken Chan Ken-che moved into the semi-finals of the pair's competition at the Hong Kong International Classic after defeating Neil Burkett and Wayne Perry of South Africa in a match that featured youth and experience on both sides.

16 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Kennedy rolls within sight of second title

FORMER champion Noel Kennedy is the SAR's sole surviving hope in the singles competition at the KBGC Centenary Hong Kong International Bowls Classic after reaching the quarter-finals yesterday.

5 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Venue switch for Classic tournament suits KBGC's Kennedy

Noel Kennedy is hoping to exploit his intimate knowledge of the Kowloon Bowling Green Club's (KGBC) rinks when the singles competition of the Manulife Funds Direct International Bowls Classic gets under way at Cox's Road today.

7 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Kennedy takes tumble at the second hurdle

Hong Kong's Noel Kennedy bowed out of the Saga World Indoor Bowls Championships in Preston after losing to Jason Greenslade of Wales in the second round.

The 33-year-old Kennedy rarely displayed the form he is capable of on his way to a 7-4, 7-1, 7-2 defeat. The turning point came in the fifth end of opening set when Greenslade - having been 5-0 up after two ends - led 5-4.

30 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Kennedy buries old teammate

Noel Kennedy emerged victorious from his 'all-Hong Kong' clash with former teammate Mark McMahon to reach the second round of the World Indoor Lawn Bowls Championships in Preston, England.

27 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's Kennedy falls just short

Hong Kong star Noel Kennedy came within an ace of recording the first major shock of the World Indoor Bowls Championships in England when he and partner George Whitelaw were edged out in a five-set thriller by number-two seeds Andy Thomson and Gary Smith.

22 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Kennedy lets his chance slip away

Hong Kong's Noel Kennedy missed a glorious chance to guarantee himself a place in the semi-finals of the World Championships singles competition in Adelaide yesterday.

The territory's fours team, however, are on course for the play-offs with an unbeaten record at the top of their qualifying group.

28 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Kennedy bowls HK into the bronze age

HONG KONG'S Noel Kennedy collected his second bronze medal of the Pacific Bowls Championships when he finished third in the men's singles competition in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Kennedy suffered one defeat in his round robin section to finish second in the pool and share the bronze medal with Papua New Guinea. New Zealand took the gold while Australia won the silver.

3 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Kennedy's defence off to shaky start

CHAMPION Noel Kennedy led a clutch of Hong Kong players into the third round of the Hong Kong International lawn bowls Classic singles tournament at Craigengower Cricket Club yesterday.

Kennedy was one of six local players who qualified for the third round, but a strong international field lay waiting to stake their claim for the prestigious title.

29 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Fairer sex show men a thing or two about singles

FORMER world singles champion Norma Shaw marked the entry of women into the Hong Kong Classic with a stunning victory over top local bowler Noel Kennedy at Cox's Road yesterday.

Shaw, the 1981 world champion, beat the Hong Kong Pacific Championships singles player 25-20 in the second round of the two-day singles tournament.

7 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Mixed day for HK twosome

IT was a tale of two women named Shaw for Hong Kong's team in the Bowls Classic at Cox's Road yesterday - and for Noel Kennedy, it was definitely not a Shaw win.

Kennedy, who partners Mark McMahon (above) in the pairs, lost 25-20 to leading Irish player Norma Shaw in the second round of the singles.

7 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Kennedy stunned by first defeat

HONG Kong's Noel Kennedy has slipped to his first defeat after six rounds of competition in the singles of the Pacific Championships in Victoria, British Columbia in Canada yesterday.

5 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

HK pair maintain their title dream

HONG Kong lawn bowlers Noel Kennedy and Mark McMahon continued their excellent run in the men's pairs at the Pacific Championships in Victoria, Canada.

Kennedy and McMahon remained on top of the group standings ahead of Canada and Fiji with four more rounds to play.

1 Aug 1993 - 12:00am