Articles Categorized: Sport

Champ returns to single seat

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LISA Carrington will make a return to her favoured K1 200 at August’s world championships in the Czech Republic, with selectors confirming a powerful four-strong…

Ripping time ahead for juniors

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EASTERN Bay schools will compete in the Baywide Rippa Rugby World Cup in Rotorua today. Over the past three weeks the qualifying tournaments were held…

Winter meet gallops by

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THE Whakatane Racing Club held its mid-winter meet at the Te Teko Racecourse on Wednesday. Pictured is three-year-old chestnut Crafty Jess, ridden by jockey Matthew…

Rivals face off in clash

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PAROA and Whakatane Marist kick off a big day at Rugby Park as the Baywide competitions go into week two of the championship round. Both…

Division split brings new focus

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THE sprint to Baywide rugby titles began for Eastern Bay teams on Saturday. The three eight-team divisions will run for seven weeks before the top…

Magic hopes hang by a thread

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A LATE surge couldn’t prevent defeat as the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic lost 59-58 to the Northern Mysitcs in the ANZ Premiership on Monday.…

Goals cement table placings

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A BIG second half earned Whakatane maximum points in week nine of the Bay of Plenty football first division on Saturday. After a goal-less first…

Spirited women wanted

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ONLINE entries for next year’s 2018 Whai Ora Spirited Women Adventure Race are open. The March 17 race, to be held in the Eastern Bay,…