Articles Categorized: Sport

Sports fire up as winter looms

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AS the mercury battles to fill the thermometer, many senior athletes will stretch the hamstrings for the first time this weekend. The winter codes have…

Liability insurance a must

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WHAKATANE sports clubs will have to dig deeper into their pockets this season. In an environment where clubs flirt with the viability offside line, some…

Magic two from two

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THE Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic have continued their steamrolling start to the ANZ Premiership season, winning their second netball game against the Northern Stars, 67-47…

High school rowers win early heats

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WHAKATANE rowers made a strong showing on day-one of New Zealand’s largest rowing regatta, the Aon Maadi Cup, which began at Lake Karapiro on Monday.…

Athletes bag big haul

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TWO Whakatane athletes showed good form at the New Zealand Masters Track and Field Championships in Nelson recently. Brenda Davis and Dave Rondon, pictured, returned…

League teams have final hit out

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THE Werohia Rugby League pre-season tournament was held in Kawerau on Saturday. In the premier two grade games, Putauaki Stags beat Te Teko Bulldogs 14-12…

United trip at final hurdle

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WHAKATANE United ended an encouraging season with defeat on Saturday. Going into Saturday’s Western Bay Reserve Grade cricket final, United had only been defeated once…