Lifeguards training and saving lives year round

Summer may not have arrived just yet, but Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s volunteers have already been busy saving lives. Rescues on October 12... Read More

Steamers to have home advantage against Magpies

  Bay of Plenty Steamers is set to make history and the region’s younger players will benefit from it.   The Steamers have secured... Read More

Over 130 Bay of Plenty Sports finalists

Junior athletes, international sports stars, coaches, officials and volunteers are among the 74 finalists of the 2019 Bay of Plenty Sports Awards. Over... Read More

Steamers to play Magpies in Mitre 10 Cup final

There was plenty of action in the gripping semifinal between Hawkes Bay Magpies and Otago on Saturday. Hawkes Bay won, beating Otago 44-39 and are... Read More

BLACKCAPS primed for Northern Districts opener

A BLACKCAPS-laden Northern Districts – ND - side will head to Canterbury for the first match of the 2019-20 Plunket Shield season this coming Monday. With... Read More

Western BOP GoGirl Program Kicks Off on Monday

An introductory girls cricket program, that was delivered to over 600 Year 4 – 6 participants throughout the Bay of Plenty last season, kicks off... Read More

Cadets lay down warning for BOP cup contenders

Element IMF Cadets delivered a warning to the other seven Bay of Plenty Cup contenders on Saturday that you write the Tauranga Domain based side off... Read More

Run run run - the Omokoroa Coastal Challenge

It’s a perfect day for the Base Up Omokoroa Coastal Challenge  - OCC - with runners and walkers taking to the paths, reserve and walkways... Read More

NZRL passes on sympathies to Marshall-King whanau

The New Zealand Rugby League has passed on its sympathies to Jeremy Marshall-King and his whanau following the death of his father Shane King in a car... Read More

Steamers to host final of Mitre 10 Cup

The Bay of Plenty Steamers have stormed through to the final of the Mitre 10 Cup championships. The Steamers thrashed Manawatu on Friday night with... Read More

King Kohli worth missing rugby for

Sometimes you get lucky as a sports fan when you least expect it. For me it came last Friday night when I turned on the outstanding SKY Sports coverage... Read More

Steamers face a different beast in Manawatu

Manawatu will be a different beast when the two sides clash in the first semi-final game of the Mitre 10 Cup, says Steamers assistant coach Mike Delany. The... Read More

Sky gets tick of approval for NZR deal

Sky Television's shareholders have approved its deal to retain the Sanzaar rugby rights for an undisclosed sum, making it unconditional. The deal... Read More

Finalists announced for the 2019 BOP sports awards

Junior athletes, international sports stars, coaches, officials and volunteers are among the 74 finalists of the 2019 Bay of Plenty Sports Awards. Now... Read More

Records broken at SLSNZ pool rescue champs

An impressive number of pool records have been broken at the annual Surf Life Saving New Zealand Pool Rescue Championships 2019, held last weekend in... Read More