Articles Categorized: Sport

Loss may be costly for Paroa

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WAIMANA women bounced back from defeat to win in round two of the Baywide women’s rugby competition on Sunday. They came from behind to beat…

Tour experience huge for players

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NOT long removed from another tour of the United Kingdom, Trident High School’s senior football team are already looking forward to the next one. It…

Chiefs player comes to Edgecumbe

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EDGECUMBE College and primary school students were surprised yesterday by Chiefs player Liam Messam. Messam drove from Hamilton to Edgecumbe with a ute full of…

Solid debut for young star

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MERERANGI Paul was nervous coming off the bench, but couldn’t hide her excitement at making her ANZ premiership debut. The 18-year-old Whakatane mid-courter played 18…

Jenkins on learning curve

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Name: Lenny Jenkins Sport: Rowing University: Yale University City: New Haven, CT TOP-LEVEL university rowing is not the only eye-opener for Whakatane’s Lenny Jenkins. The…

Manning family dominates awards

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THE surname Manning was dominant at Saturday night’s Whakatane Surf Lifesaving Club annual awards, taking home three of the top four trophies. Catriona Manning received…

Goals galore in football

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WHAKATANE recorded a massive win to boost their tilt in the Bay of Plenty football first division on Saturday. They hammered Ngongotaha 9-1 to pick…

Shapley takes the lead

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WHAKATANE rally driver Jono Shapley and his rookie co-driver Sam Byrne hold a slender points lead in the New Zealand Gull Rally Challenge coming out…