Articles Categorized: Sport

Teams prepare for long weekend

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EASTER means a different look to the Baywide rugby draw this weekend. In the premier division, second-placed Paroa will play Te Puke in Te Puke…

Magic take first loss of season

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THE Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic suffered their first loss of the ANZ Premiership on Monday. The Magic were beaten 72-59 by the Southern Steel…

Tough start for round one

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WHAKATANE’S Jono Shapley finished seventh in class five in the opening round of the New Zealand Rally Championship on Saturday. Shapley, with co-driver Sam Byrne,…

Opotiki in holiday programme

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THE Bay of Plenty Rugby Union Holiday Programme is set to return for the upcoming school holidays in Tauranga, Whakatane and, for the first time,…

Cyclists prepare for worlds

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FOUR cyclists from the Whakatane Cycle Club raced at the Waikato road champs in Cambridge on Sunday. Brian Fahey came away with a silver medal…

Race takes final steps

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LOW entries have meant the end of one of the Eastern Bay’s newest races. The Podium Ohope Express, originally scheduled for April 22, has been…

Xterra success for young stars

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EASTERN Bay athletes were in good form across a range of off-road events at the Xterra Rotorua Festival on Saturday. Since its inception 13 years…

Paroa land heavy shot

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PAROA made an emphatic statement about their place in the top flight of Baywide rugby on Saturday. In front of their faithful Lawson Park crowd,…

Teams prepare for next battle

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EASTERN Bay rugby teams will look to solidify their spots in Baywide competition this week. Going into round four Paroa are just two points behind…

Pair revved up for rally

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A REBUILT engine has a Whakatane rally team revved up for the new season. The New Zealand Rally Championship begins in Dunedin today and Jono…