Triathletes ride on through virtual racing

Triathlon NZ aren’t letting the lockdown claim another sporting event, by hosting a six-week virtual bike race series for members. The TRI NZ... Read More

School and club rugby a priority for BOP

Bay of Plenty Rugby Chief Executive Mike Rogers says schools and club rugby will be a major focus for the union once the Government lockdown finishes. This... Read More

Tauranga athletes holding Olympic dream

There has never been anything quite like the worldwide shutdown over the COVID-19 virus. The economic impact is already hitting home in New Zealand... Read More

Take a bow or two Laurel Mehaffey

“One gutsy lady – on and off the tennis court.” A close friend’s frank assessment of 90-year-old Laurel Mahaffey, an institution... Read More

Mount Motocross rider fights for Kiwi pride

It took a full time professional from another country to finally bring down Kiwi motocross rider Cody Cooper. Mount Maunganui man Cooper took his trusted... Read More

Virus won’t get in the way of a good arm wrestle

A Tauranga arm wrestler’s hopes of competing in front of Arnold Schwarzenegger at the Arnie Classic have been dashed by corona virus. Aron Innes... Read More

BOP community rugby on hold

New Zealand Rugby suspended all forms and levels of community rugby (including RIPPA, Junior and Secondary School rugby) until Saturday, April 18. This... Read More

Tauranga horse racing closed to the public

The Bayleys International Race Day this Saturday will go ahead but without the public. This is Racing Tauranga’s biggest day of the year with... Read More

Tauranga cricketers feature at U19 World Cup

Fergus Lellman and Ben Pomare have come a long way since they first started playing cricket at Pillans Point Primary School. Last month Fergus and Ben... Read More

Te Ika a Māui Sevens cancelled

The Te Ika a Māui Sevens, formerly known as the North Island Secondary Schools Sevens, is the latest in sporting events to be cancelled. The event... Read More

BOP reserve cricket final to be played at Bay Oval

Two cricket teams will fight out the 2020 McNaughton Trophy final at the Bay Oval on Thursday night. Mount Maunganui and R&A Sangha are well aware of... Read More

Connolly wraps up title with two races to spare

  The only pressure on Bay of Plenty's Brodie Connolly at the weekend was that which he applied to himself.   The LMC Husqvarna Racing... Read More

Bay of Plenty rider settles for second

  Being the fastest man in the country and with the most race wins does not always make you a champion and that was a bitter pill to swallow for... Read More

Jones and Gilbert selected for Olympic team

Olympic silver medallist Luuka Jones and Olympic newcomer Callum Gilbert have been selected to the New Zealand Team for Tokyo 2020. The canoe slalom... Read More

Laughter and good cheer at the Genera Rainbow Cup

The sounds of laugher and good cheer could be heard a considerable distance from the Bay Oval on Wednesday as 19 Western Bay of Plenty Primary Schools... Read More