Articles Categorized: Sport

Crunch time for football

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KAWERAU’S three-point lead at the top of the Bay of Plenty football first division is intact after another win on Saturday. They beat Tauranga 5-1…

Rowers take on the world

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EASTERN Bay athletes took on the best on the planet at the World Rowing Junior Championships in Lithuania recently. The best result for the Eastern…

Eastern Bay JAB champions crowned

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THE pinnacle of junior rugby played out at venues across the Eastern Bay on Saturday. Champions were crowned in eight JAB grades as parents packed…

Trophy battle stalemate

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THE Eastern Bay retained the Basil Simpson Trophy on Saturday – although they don’t physically have it. The annual fixture against Ngati Porou East Coast…

Homecoming for Franklin

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ALTHOUGH he did get a couple of days off, Tom Franklin’s transition from super rugby to the provincial competition has been hectic. The Eastern Bay…

Good start for Black Ferns

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RUATOKI’S Stacey Waaka scored a try in the Black Ferns’ first Women’s Rugby World Cup match in Ireland yesterday. They beat Wales 44-12 in their…

Club reflects long history

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THE Whakatane Badminton Club has been through a lot to reach 80 years. The club celebrated the milestone recently with a function at the Whakatane…

Milestone race a big hit

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RIDERS of all types tore up the track at the 40th anniversary event of the Tarawera 100 on Saturday. The annual 160-kilometre off-road motorcycle event…

Tight at top of the table

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WITH four weeks remaining, Kawerau sit atop the Bay of Plenty football league. Kawerau’s 4-1 win over Rotorua United on Saturday kept them three points…