Articles Categorized: Sport

Top swimmers in town

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THE New Zealand Masters Short Course Championships will be held in Whakatane this week. The event will include more than 100 swimmers competing on Friday…

Rugby continues for young stars

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WHILE club seasons are long over, some Eastern Bay rugby players are still lacing up their boots at the weekend. The Bay of Plenty under-15…

Throwers have their best shot

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THE Whakatane Darts Association held its annual Neville Bryant Open Mixed Pairs tournament at the Whakatane War Memorial Centre on Sunday. The event included 16…

Teams battle across codes

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THE annual Muriwai Tournament was held in Opotiki last week as young and old competed in basketball, netball and rugby competitions. The event began on…

Play-offs in sight for Bay teams

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BAY of Plenty’s senior rugby teams are on track for play-off appearances as their seasons enter crunch time. The Volcanix completed their regular season on…

Medal haul for students

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A LOT of hard work led to national medals for the Whakatane Judo Club. Ten Whakatane athletes competed at the New Zealand Judo Championships in…

Skating for new tricks

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SKATEBOARDERS will have the opportunity to compete and contribute at a competition this weekend. Demonstrate My Style, a Whakatane brand, will host the Fun and…

Wardlaw wants more

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BADEN Wardlaw has cracked it and is only looking up from here. The 27-year-old Waimana lock made his debut for the Bay of Plenty Steamers…

New pitch gets green light

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AN artificial pitch is in the works for Rex Morpeth Park. Bay of Plenty Cricket approached Whakatane District Council with a proposal to replace the…

Defeat ends football season

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IT began on the first day of April and football season is finally over for Eastern Bay teams. Plains Rangers played their final catch-up game…