Tauranga’s richest sporting event

This Saturday Tauranga Racecourse will host the Bayleys International Raceday, the city's richest sporting event with $300,000 worth of prize money on offer. The 10-race programme includes the Group Two Windsor Park Stud Japan-New Zealand International... Read More

Cup final should be a thriller

The last game of the Bay of Plenty cricket season should produce an absolute thriller at the Bay Oval, when Element IMF Cadets meet Carrus Mount Maunganui to decide the winner of the 2017 Williams Cup competition. Both Western Bay Clubs have a proud... Read More

Cadets and BC chase finals berths

With just one round remaining before the WBOPCA Secondary School Finals, Otumoetai Cadets and Bethlehem College will fight out the Division One title, if they both post wins this Saturday. Cadets could have a good battle on their hands when they play... Read More

Raglan edges out the Bay in surf comp

Raglan's talent-laden Point Boardriders Club conquered all comers at the inaugural Hurley New Zealand Club Championships at Whangamata over the weekend, walking away with titles in the Tag Team, Open Men's and Over 35s divisions. The team... Read More

Northern Knights take on Firebirds

A Plunket Shield match at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui this week will bring the curtain down on an outstanding season of International and Major Association games at the Blake Park ground. The four-day encounter between the Northern Knights and the... Read More

Drifter wants to up his game

After a stellar return to the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship at round four of the series, Andrew Redward will look to use his circuit experience to go one better at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park over March 25-26. After an extended hiatus... Read More

Mount triumph in premier event

Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service have managed to take the overall win at Surf Life Saving New Zealand's premier event, the 2017 TSB Bank National Surf Life Championships, held this past weekend in Christchurch. The Bay of Plenty team led from... Read More

Cadets to face Mount in Cup final

Element IMF Cadets will meet Carrus Mount Maunganui for the sixth time this season, in the Williams Cup final, to be played at the Bay Oval this Saturday. Cadets progressed straight through to the Williams Cup final this weekend, when they defeated Mount... Read More

Millar breaks national record

  Sprinter Joseph Millar has put a couple of Olympic medallists in the shade at the 2017 national track and field championships. Tauranga speedster Joseph Millar produced the highlight on the final day in Hamilton when powering to victory over 200m... Read More

Mount lifeguards maintain lead

Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service have maintained their lead on day two of the TSB Bank National Surf Life Saving Championship, held at New Brighton in Christchurch. They finished yesterday at the top of the table on 93 points, with their nearest rival... Read More



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