Articles Categorized: Sport

Festival on the rise

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ORGANISERS of the second Kiwi Junior League Festival are happy with improvements from year one – but they are not done yet. The 36-team event…

Volcanix remain unbeaten

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THE Bay of Plenty Volcanix are at the top of the women’s national provincial rugby competition after beating North Harbour 34-12 in Rotorua on Saturday.…

Kawerau made to wait for title

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KAWERAU can only wait to see if they have done enough to claim the Bay of Plenty division one football title. They beat neighbours Plains…

Students take to the floor

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NINE Eastern Bay gymnasts competed in the New Zealand Secondary Schools Gymnastics Championships in Auckland at the weekend. Trident High School’s Amy Pilkington placed second…

Swimmers wrap up series

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WHAKATANE Swimming Club competitors earned top placings at the final event of the three-round TYR Junior League swimming competition in Mount Maunganui recently. In the…

On the bounce

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EASTERN Bay teams will play their final matches at the 14th Aims Games in Tauranga today. Pictured is Murupara Area school’s Ngahuia Watts-Aramoana in basketball…

Dual role for Jones

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A SELF-CONFESSED fanatic of both sports, Whakatane’s Brent Jones is stepping into a unique role in rugby league and cricket. Jones has been the Upper…

League festival returns

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THE Kiwi Junior Rugby League Festival returns to Whakatane this weekend following a successful debut last year. The event hosts teams from all over New…

Another nod for Araroa

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WHAKATANE’S Mary Jane Araroa will coach the Waikato Bay of Plenty Beko Netball League team next year. The league is a second-tier competition underneath the…