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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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ATTENTION SPORT AND LEISURE CLUBS - This page is designated for weekly SPORTS DRAWS.

For inclusion in this column, only e-mail is accepted, with a deadline of 4pm each Tuesday to in WORD FORMAT (NO GRIDS/ TABLES, TABS OR EXCEL). Enquiries regarding draws can be made at Sport Bay of Plenty on Phone 07 578 0016. The hotline website is - please check this for draw details.

DRAW INFORMATION: For further information on Sports draws and results please phone the Info Hotline 07 578 3626.


Tauranga Ramblers - Monday; Waipuna Park, Kaitemako Road, Waipuna Park at 4.00pm. Targeted at Secondary School and Year 7 and 8 students. Every Monday, with Malcolm Taylor. All welcome. Tuesday; a regular pack run training group leaves from the Tauranga Domain Grandstand at 5.30pm. every week. This is a road run going through the streets of Otumoetai. Various distance options of your own choice. Tuesday; 5.15pm Targeted at Secondary School and Year 7 and 8 students, with Malcolm Taylor. All welcome. Thursdays; the Cornerstone Pub, Bethlehem Shopping Centre at 6.00pm. Meet in car park. Sundays; Own training- Suggest talk to fellow club members to link into runs. May 30 Pack training runs through  Waipuna  Park  &  Johnson  Reserve.  Meet  1.45pm 2pm (Queens Birthday weekend). May 31 Athletics NZ Half Marathon Championships, Christchurch, in conjunction with Christchurch Marathon. Ph ANZ 09 4770210 Email: Website: Also Contact  Malcom Taylor 027 292 4411 or 576 0000.


Freestyle BMX Club - BMX Inc have a club night every Tuesday night. We meet at 17th Ave Skate Park at 4:30pm. A decision is then made as to what skate park we will go to. Participants must be 11 years or older to join the club. Helmets are compulsory and you should bring money for fish and chips. Check us out on facebook. Key word BMX Inc. For more info phone Paul on 027 742 1756 or 021 916 571.


Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club - Meet every Monday night at Mount Maunganui R.S.A. Juniors (6.00pm – 7.30pm), seniors (7.00pm – 10.00pm). Contact Noel Pinic on 579 5412.


Saturday 30th May
Mens WAIBOP Premiership League
Tauranga City United vrs Tauranga Boys College - Away Mens Bay 1
Tauranga City United vrs Papamoa - Away Mens Bay 2
Tauranga City United vrs Opotiki College – Links Ave – 2pm

Sunday 31st May
Chatham Cup
Belvedere Tauranga City vrs University of Auckland  - Away

Monday 1st June
NRFL Reserves Knockout Shield
Broker Web Risk Services Tauranga City United vrs Ngaruawahia – Away Mens Bay 2
Tauranga City United vrs Whakatane Town – Links Ave – 12.30pm


Bethlehem Indoor Bowls - Mondays 7:30pm at the Bethlehem Hall. People of all ages welcome. For more information contact Maxine 578 2481 or Wendy 578 2585.

Gate Pa Indoor Bowls – Wednesday 3 June. Club night 7.30pm. Champion finals 7.00pm. Enquiries to Debbie Reid 571 5919.

Mt Maunganui Indoor Bowls -Every Wednesday night, arrive at 6.45pm. All welcome. Enquiries Phone Jim 5721983

Tauranga Senior Citizens Club - Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday at 1pm. Names in by 12:45pm please. Everyone welcome. Coaching Saturday. Join in the fun. Phone club daily. 578 7534 after 12:30pm any day.

Te Puna Indoor Bowling Club -  Every Monday 7:15pm at  the Te Puna Memorial  hall. For more information phone Ian 579 3024.

Welcome Bay Indoor Bowling Club - Mondays, names in by 7:15pm. Welcome Bay Hall. New members welcome. Come along and give bowls a go. Coaching available. Phone Jill 544 1941.

South City Indoor Bowls – Tuesday 2 June. Open pairs tournament (Plate and raffle item). Enquires to Mary 541 0687.


Kaimai Ramblers Tramping Group - Wednesday 3 June. Karangahake Trig Circuit, Pipeline Track, Dubbo, Level 7 to tops and N/W return. Easy/Mod, S/C, (15km). 8.00am departure carpark at Wairoa Bridge. Phone Roger 544 1622 – Lisa 552 4854 – Marilyn 572 4304.

Pack ‘n' Boots - Sunday 31 May . Happy Birthday Liz. No tramps.

Tauranga Hikoi Group Midweek Tramping – Wed 3/Thur 4 June. Ngatuohoa lodge, RING ERIN. Meet at Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre 11th Ave. Please ring Jean 578 8785 Shirley 578 6559

Tauranga Mid-Week Tramping Group - Wednesday 3rd June – Woodlands Road to Ananuia Falls and Beyond.  Meet at Bethlehem at 8am. Moderate, duration is 5 ½ hours, $15. Enquiries contact Bob 5713939


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