Articles Categorized: Sport

School teams battle at tournaments

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TRIDENT and Whakatane High school sports teams competed in various codes around the country last week Trident’s boys football team placed 10th at the Rex…

Fighters hit form in four man title

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WHAKATANE Fight Club kickboxers were in action in Hamilton on Saturday. Robbie Cameron-Henry took part in a four-man competition, with the winners of two fights…

Trident’s cleaning up across codes

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WINTER tournament week wrapped up for Eastern Bay secondary school teams last week and it was girls teams that stepped up. Trident High School’s girls’…

Fast ferns call-up for Falkner

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WHAKATANE’S Monica Falkner has been named in the Fast5 Ferns squad. The fast-paced shortened format of netball has been a successful format for the New…

Cup win half the battle

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KAWERAU claimed football’s Bay Sports Centre Cup in a dramatic final in Rotorua on Saturday. The Bay of Plenty first division leaders beat Taupo’s third…

Trophy moves again

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RUATOKI wrested the Fatty Nuku trophy from Murupara after an explosive second half on Saturday. RUATOKI wrested the Fatty Nuku trophy from Murupara after an…

Trophy completes set for Vercoe

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SUCCESS is becoming a regular occurrence for Henare Vercoe. The jiu jitsu fighter won both fights at the Full Force Submission Only tournament in Hamilton…

AIMS Games preview

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AS part of the Beacon preview to the AIMS Games, we visited four Eastern Bay schools that will compete at next week’s event. Sport reporter…

Long recovery begins

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FOR the second time in his 22 years, Damon Rees’ ability to walk again is in question. The Whakatane superbike rider had a 100kmh crash…

Waaka reflects on triumph

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AFTER time to absorb the triumph, Women’s Rugby World Cup champion Stacey Waaka is hungry for more. The 21-year-old Ruatoki midfielder has had time out…