Articles Categorized: Sport

Honour for top coach

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WHAKTANE’S Matt Te Pou was awarded a life membership by the Bay of Plenty Rugby Union on Wednesday. It’s been noted he’s one of the…

New season ready to start

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NETBALL’S ANZ Premiership begins this weekend and two Eastern Bay players are among the squads. The inaugural competition replaces the ANZ Championship in New Zealand…

Gold in sights for rowers

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CREWS are aiming for gold at next week’s National Secondary School Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro. As well as thousands of rowers the Maadi Cup,…

National title on the line

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WHAKATANE golfer Henry Spring will tee off in search of a national title tomorrow. The New Zealand Strokeplay Championships will be played at the Hastings…

Athletes claim medals

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WHAKATANE Surf Lifesaving Club athletes hit top form at the national championships in Christchurch at the weekend. The National Surf Lifesaving Championships were held at…

Rugby panel wants stories

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NEW Zealand Rugby’s Respect and Responsibility Review Panel is asking New Zealanders to share their stories to help inform their review of New Zealand Rugby’s…

Runners ready to lace and race

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THE Whakatane Athletic and Harrier Club moves into the next phase of its operations on Saturday. The first event of the harrier season will be…

United make cricket final

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WHAKATANE United will contest the Western Bay reserve grade cricket final after prevailing in a tense semi-final on Saturday. Hosting Tauranga side Sikh Sports, United…

Plunket Shield in the Bay

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NORTHERN Districts will play a Plunket Shield match at Mount Maunganui this week. They take on Wellington to bring the curtain down on a big…

Rally returns to Eastern Bay

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THE Targa Rotorua rally event blasted through the Eastern Bay on Sunday. The annual race included a stage on Manawahe Road, used twice on Sunday…