2018 Australian Under-18 Championships set for grand-stand finish

by Aidan Davis

The 2018 Australian Under-18 Championships will come to a close on Friday when the eight States and Territories battle it out in finals for all disciplines.

Victoria has the chance to secure both the Boys’ and Girls’ Singles gold medals with Jarryd Davies and defending champion Kira Bourke securing their places in the playoffs.

Elsewhere, the Victorians will contest a further two gold-medal matches in the Boys’ Pairs and Girls Fours, taking their total chances at gold to four.

Tasmania will contest both Pairs finals, while South Australia, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Western Australia and defending overall champions Queensland are also well-placed to secure silverware.

Gold Medal playoffs:
Boys’ Singles – Jarryd Davies (VIC) v Jack East (WA)*
Boys’ Pairs – VIC v TAS*
Boys’ Triples – SA v QLD
Boys’ Fours – NSW v WA

Girls’ Singles – Kira Bourke (VIC) v Isabella Lawson (QLD)*
Girls’ Pairs – SA v TAS*
Girls’ Triples – NSW v NT/WA
Girls’ Fours – VIC v QLD

Bronze Medal playoffs: 
Boys’ Singles – Toby Peters (NSW) v Joshua Walker-Davis (TAS
Boys’ Pairs – NT v QLD
Boys’ Triples – VIC v TAS
Boys’ Fours – VIC v QLD

Girls’ Singles – Kate Argent-Bowden (SA) v Lauren Banks (TAS)
Girls’ Pairs – NSW v QLD
Girls’ Triples – VIC v QLD
Girls’ Fours – SA v WA/NT

* denotes Rinkside Live broadcast matches

(For full standings, see below)

Final Standings:

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