Articles Categorized: Sport

Medal haul for senior surf athletes

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WHAKATANE Surf Lifesaving Club members’ hard work paid off at the Bay of Plenty Senior Championships at Omanu at the weekend. The event included 300…

Mess a sore point for organiser

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ONE hundred broken bottles left at Rex Morpeth Park after Saturday’s Whakatane Touch Association open finals has angered one of the organisers. Senior module co-ordinator…

Darts return for more

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IT’S back to the oche for Whakatane throwers tomorrow. The Whakatane Darts Association is holding its opening night at the Whakatane War Memorial Centre tomorrow…

Finals ramp up the action

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WHAKATANE Touch Association senior open finals were held on Saturday at Rex Morpeth Park. Teams fought for the right to be called champion in various…

Lions gig for Bay coach

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BAY of Plenty Steamers coach Clayton McMillan will coach the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians team against the British and Irish Lions in June. McMillan will…

Hard road ahead for adventure racer

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ONE of New Zealand’s toughest races began on Saturday and two Eastern Bay adventure racers are in the thick of it. Competing at the sixth…

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…

Age-group comp on the cards

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A POTENTIAL Bay of Plenty under-20 rugby competition is gaining momentum. Eastern Bay rugby manager Mark Seymour said he was keen to get an Eastern…

Titles up for grabs on surf and sand

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WHAKATANE athletes will be among the 300 athletes on Omanu Beach for the Bay of Plenty Senior Surf Lifesaving Championships this weekend. The Whakatane Surf…