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For many, watching Sevens on Rotorua International Stadium's embankment during summer is an opportunity to relax. But for the Bay of Plenty's Morgan Morrow it ignited a keen interest in the sport's global possibilities.  Bay of...

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After a four-year hiatus, top-drawer rugby league returns to Rotorua with the NZ Warriors set to take on the Penrith Panthers in an NRL trial match at the International Stadium. Announced yesterday, the Valentine's Day match will be a 3pm kick-off...

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WaiBOP United registered their first win of the ASB Premiership season on Saturday with a 3-1 victory over Wanderers SC at Links Avenue in Mt Maunganui. The home side, who suffered narrow defeats in their first two matches of the campaign, got off to...

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Bay of Plenty's Joe Tupe is part of a fresh crop of Sevens talent tasked with not only continuing the All Black side's commanding world dominance but qualifying the nation for the 2016 Olympic Games. Bay of Plenty's Joe Tupe on the charge...

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The Baywide Cup looks to be a three-horse race, with just two rounds remaining in the round robin play before the finals playoff. Also at stake for the winner of 110 over competition is the Bay of Plenty berth in the ND Club Championships. The Baywide...

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Blustery conditions made it very difficult for the Wilson Regional Premier Interclub Tennis players who contested three ties in Tauranga yesterday. Tennis was played in blustery conditions in Tauranga yesterday. Photo: file. All three ties ended up a...

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The Bay has a team in the inaugural Mount Beach 5s tournament this afternoon, with bodies and sand about to fly as Tauranga Sports take on Taranaki Coastal to claim the fast-paced, first title. Co-organiser Sam Fowler says it's “very awesome”...

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Tauranga sailor Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, of Kerikeri, have jointly won New Zealand's top sailing honour for two years running – the House of Travel Sailor of the Year Award. Awarded the accolade at last night's ceremony in Auckland,...

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Between them, Robert Bain and Gary Smith have invested the thick end of $100,000 in the All Blacks winning the Rugby World Cup next year. Still one year out and already the two Bay of Plenty men have self-selected themselves as travelling, non-playing...

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For all the speed, flair and stamina Rugby Sevens holds, its baby brother Beach 5s can match it – and then some. That's according to the organisers of the inaugural tournament this weekend at Mount Main Beach. Mount Maulers James Jacobs, Jimi...

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