Articles Categorized: Cricket

Wizards just short of comeback

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IT is said from defeat comes learning, but cricket can be a cruel teacher. The Whakatane Wizards hosted the Western Bay Intermediate premier final on…

United trip at final hurdle

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WHAKATANE United ended an encouraging season with defeat on Saturday. Going into Saturday’s Western Bay Reserve Grade cricket final, United had only been defeated once…

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…

Dream delivery for cricket fan

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WHAKATANE eight-year-old Aiden Checkley celebrated a big win off the field when ANZ dropped by his school this week with a special dream delivery. Earlier…

United bowl another one over

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WHAKATANE United remain on track for a play-off spot in the Western Bay reserve grade cricket competition. They comfortably beat Tauranga Boys College at Taneatua…

United march towards play-offs

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WHAKATANE United are on track to make the Western Bay reserve grade cricket play-offs. They claimed their fourth win in as many weeks on Saturday,…

United remain unbeaten after rout

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WHAKATANE United’s winning start to 2017 continues after a third consecutive win in the Western Bay reserve grade on Saturday. Whakatane hosted Cadets at Rex…

Aldridge seeks win in challenge

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WHILE Whakatane cricketers have the weekend off one coach has a big fixture on the cards. Bay of Plenty men’s coach, Whakatane’s Graeme Aldridge, is…

United two wins from two

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WHAKATANE United have made a sparkling start to the year after a second consecutive win in the Western Bay reserve grade on Saturday. Hosting Greerton…