Articles Categorized: Touch

Touch player steps up

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WHAKATANE touch player Mahina Paul has been called up for top honours. The 15-year-old was named in the women’s Touch Blacks team to compete in…

Winners crowned at touch tourney

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KAWERAU Putauaki School were crowned winners at an Eastern Bay touch tournament last week. The tournament included 24 teams which took part in the annual…

Mess a sore point for organiser

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ONE hundred broken bottles left at Rex Morpeth Park after Saturday’s Whakatane Touch Association open finals has angered one of the organisers. Senior module co-ordinator…

Finals ramp up the action

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WHAKATANE Touch Association senior open finals were held on Saturday at Rex Morpeth Park. Teams fought for the right to be called champion in various…

Big crowds watch top tournament

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SUNSHINE and one of its biggest crowds made the annual Whakatane Touch Association tournament a hit on Saturday. Tournament organiser George Rogers said the event…

Big tournament ready to shine

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THE 31st annual Whakatane Touch Association tournament is back for more tomorrow. Entries closed in November as the 72-team capacity was reached and the tournament…

New whanau wins touch tourney

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EVERY year members of the Ngati Pukeko whanau travel home for the holidays, which coincides with the annual Whanau Touch Tournament. The competition, an unofficial…

Champions crowned in touch finals

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THE Kawerau touch season finale was held at Tarawera Park last Friday. Semi-finals and finals were held and Kawerau touch committee member Moana Rangiaho said…

Touch teams shine

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TANEATUA School’s touch programme is thriving. The school team won the Whakatane Touch Association year 7 and 8 competition while the year 3 and 4…