Black Ferns go head-to-head with Volcanix

The country’s finest women rugby players will light up the Tauranga Domain next month for a Game of Three Halves, featuring a 40-minute matchup between the Black Ferns and Bay of Plenty’s Volcanix. The Auckland Storm will be the third team...... Read More

Season on the line for Mounties

It was a result that changed the likely make-up of the top four in the Farmlands Co-operative Baywide Premier 1 competition. At Greerton Park last Saturday, a mostly inexperienced Mount Maunganui Sports team was put under extreme pressure from a dominant...... Read More

Casey there for her Magic mates despite injury

Casey Kopua will stay courtside for the remainder of the ANZ Premiership giving her Magic teammates valuable moral support despite her season-ending foot injury, coach Margaret Forsyth says. The veteran Silver Ferns and Magic defender pulled out of...... Read More

Second straight win for Tauranga City

A second win on the bounce for Tauranga City has got them on the move up the Northern League Division One Football table. The Nic Millichip coached side ran out comfortable 2-0 winners over Manurewa, in a performance Nic describes as ‘near perfect.’ In...... Read More

Papamoa slip to first home defeat

Papamoa lost their unbeaten home record at Gordon Spratt Reserve on Saturday, and not for the first time this season, it was Bay rivals Otumoetai that left them feeling frustrated.   Just as they had in the reverse fixture back in April, when the...... Read More

Football skills light up annual Papamoa tournament

    Papamoa Football Club are blown away with the popularity of their annual junior tournament, staged over the weekend, and the high level of skills on display. The weather gods smiled as more than 600 young footballers competed in the...... Read More

Students show the way in beautiful game

Unstoppable attacking football has put the students of Tauranga Boys’ College three points out in front of Waikato-Bay of Plenty’s Loaded Premiership table. They found the net six times for the second straight week in a 6-2 hammering of...... Read More

Te Puke repeat Tai Mitchell success

Te Puke are the Bay of Plenty’s undisputed junior rugby champions after taking out the Tai Mitchell final at Rotorua Boys High. They went through the tournament without serious challenge and had little trouble putting away Tauranga West 41-12...... Read More

Gilbert gets boost ahead of junior worlds

Kiwi kayaker Callum Gilbert will head into next week’s under-23 canoe slalom world championships with his tail up after a top-30 finish in the latest World Cup in Germany. Gilbert finished 29th in the men’s K1 on the tricky Augsburg course,...... Read More

Keeping all her balls in the air

  She might have been a late convert to the oval ball, but Papamoa’s Tracy-May Hawkins is making her mark on the Bay of Plenty women’s rugby scene.   The mother of five plays for the Rangiuru women’s team and coaches Mount...... Read More

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