Articles Categorized: Sport

Steamers away for pre-season

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THE Bay of Plenty Steamers will not play in Whakatane this year. The team has played pre-season matches at Rugby Park for the past five…

Runners eye up the other mountain

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EASTERN Bay runners will compete in the Pomona King of the Mountain race on Sunday. Held on Mount Cooroora, near Australia’s Sunshine Coast, the event…

Rep team rule the court

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THE Eastern Bay team dominated the under-15 North Island Netball Championships in New Plymouth last week. The team capped off a superb season by sweeping…

Teams stake play-off claim

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PAROA secured a home semi-final after the penultimate round of Baywide rugby on Saturday. They were just good enough to beat Waikite 34-29 at Lawson…

World cup wrapped up in tense final

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A DECISIVE second half secured the New Zealand under-21 team a fourth Netball World Youth Cup title in Botswana on Sunday. They fended off Australia…

Gymnasts show top form

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EBOP Gymnastics Club’s Dylan Biggs took top honours at the Canterbury Classic Gymnastics Competition in Christchurch last weekend. Competing over two days, Dylan performed well…

Edgecumbe aces badminton

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EDGECUMBE College’s hall transformed into the gymnasium and music room last term and it is soon to be a ball venue. It was the centre…

New opportunities in rep season

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A NEW format lies ahead for the Eastern Bay representative rugby side. The maiden Baywide Pro 4 competition will be held next month and the…

A little ‘thank you’ for coach

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WHAKATANE football coach Carwyn Evans has been recognised for his volunteer efforts. Evans, who coaches two junior Whakatane Town teams and a representative side, was…

Race hits three digits

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THE world’s largest expedition adventure race has reached another major milestone. The 2018 Godzone Adventure Race, which includes Eastern Bay entrants, will run for the…