Articles Categorized: Sport

Bay champions

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KAWERAU were confirmed as Bay of Plenty football division one champions on Saturday. Second-placed Katikati beat Plains Rangers 4-1 in the final catch up game…

Australian invasion expected

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EARLY indications are that Kiwi runners will have a tough task ahead of them at this year’s Kawerau King of the Mountain race. A strong…

Optometrist squashes the opposition

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WHAKATANE optometrist Michael White took his second win at New Zealand Masters National Championships for men 55+ at New Plymouth last week. White, who has…

Fatty Nuku back at Poroporo

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THE Fatty Nuku trophy will remain in Poroporo’s cabinet until next season, after the rugby club laid a successful assault on Ruatoki over the weekend.…

Lifesavers hit the pool

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THE surf sport season begins for the Eastern Region this weekend with the more than 200 athletes contesting the annual pool championships in Hamilton. The…

Twilight cricket

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THE arrival of daylight saving heralds a multitude of social cricket players dusting cobwebs off bats, balls and pads as twilight cricket takes centre stage.…

Perfect course for big tournament

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THE 61st Bay of Plenty Open returns to the Whakatane Golf Club this week. Pictured is club president Bob Thompson sitting on the temporary gallery…

Club calls for more helping hands

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A STAPLE of Whakatane sport is facing challenging times. The Whakatane Athletic and Harrier Club’s weekly children’s athletics meets have spanned generations, drawing barefoot youngsters…