Articles Categorized: Sport

United march towards play-offs

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WHAKATANE United are on track to make the Western Bay reserve grade cricket play-offs. They claimed their fourth win in as many weeks on Saturday,…

Kart racers pile on the points

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THE Eastern Bay Kart Club held a club day at Edgecumbe’s Kartzone Raceway on Saturday. Drivers raced for points in their respective classes as they…

Ohope shines for top tourney

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THE tricky putting surfaces are usually enough at the Ohope Golf Club, but moody Mother Nature ramped up the challenge at last week’s New Zealand…

Skater takes aim at world cup

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FIONA Dominick has just one more cut to make to justify her New Zealand citizenship. The Whakatane high-flying roller derby jammer is in the 32-woman…

Clark conquers coast again

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SAM Clark’s exuberant finish-line celebration was the only thing that matched his ferocity in claiming a second consecutive Coast to Coast title on Saturday. Ohope’s…

Runners tested on long course

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MORE than 1400 people took on the Tarawera Ultramarathon on Saturday. The event offered three distances which all finished at Kawerau’s Firmin Field and American…

Showjumping action in Opotiki

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OPOTIKI’S show jumping and show hunter spectacle at Memorial Park over the weekend proved a big hit with its 100 competitors. Opotiki Show Jumping chairwoman…

Juniors tackle tough conditions

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THE Whakatane Surf Lifesaving Club sent 37 athletes to the eastern region competition at Waihi at the weekend. The under-8 to under-10 athletes competed for…

Clark comeback claims second title

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Whakatane’s Sam Clark has defended his Coast to Coast title after staging a remarkable comeback today. After starting the 243-kilometre race across the South Island…

Black Ferns prepare

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TWO Eastern Bay players have been named in the Black Ferns training squad. Ruatoki midfielder Stacey Waaka and Opotiki forward Luka Connor were both named…