Growing a rep rugby league team

Rugby league in Tauranga has emerged from the representative wilderness. It happened at a beautiful but remote Corbett Park footie ground at Oakura,... Read More

Steamers wasted by Waikato, look for bounce-back

It was perhaps one of those nights for Clayton McMillan when you wonder why you bothered to become a sports coach. The Bay of Plenty Steamers boss could... Read More

Under 19s point to bright Bay future

If you go by history, Bay of Plenty’s 35-30 victory over the mighty Canterbury in the Jock Hobbs Memorial national under 19 tournament last Saturday... Read More

Steamers stunned while Volcanix show how it’s done

The Steamers have endured a Friday night from hell at Rotorua International Stadium taking a 54-21 thrashing from Waikato in their Mitre 10 Cup encounter. It... Read More

WaiBOP Premiership’s title saga rolls on

There’s plenty of intrigue yet to unfold in the region’s top football league’s title chase. While the bulk of Loaded WaiBOP Premiership... Read More

Bay of Plenty Volcanix on hunt for first win

Volcanix coach Brendon Webby is telling his team to keep the faith. If they do, he says, the results will start to come, and tonight in their fourth... Read More

Steamers: the season starts now

The Bay of Plenty Steamers are ready to hit the reset button on their Mitre 10 Cup season with the tough crossover matches against Premiership teams... Read More

Kaleb’s return godsend for Steamers

Fresh from his player of the tournament-winning heroics for Bay of Plenty’s champion Jock Hobbs Memorial under 19 tournament team, Kaleb Trask,... Read More

Tauranga hosts national schools chess champs

Students from four Bay of Plenty schools will not have far to travel to take on the best young chess masters from around the country next weekend. About... Read More

Silver Ferns outclass South Africa in Tauranga

The Silver Ferns ousted South Africa at ASB Arena in Tauranga. Aliyah Dunn made her international debut as a Silver Fern goal shoot, to help the... Read More

Rotorua to enjoy benefit of high performance base

Potential top athletes in Rotorua will now find it easier to stay home to develop their abilities as a result of a newly-announced collaboration between... Read More

Japanese Typhoon swell makes for mixed performance

The typhoon swell hitting Japan for the early stages of the 2018 UR ISA World Surfing Games has provided mixed results for the Kiwi surfers with the... Read More

Papamoa prevail in five-goal thriller

It was derby-day delight for Papamoa on Saturday as they kept their title tilt intact with a thrilling 3-2 win over Tauranga Boys’ College. In... Read More

Yellow card costs Volcanix dear in Manawatu loss

Two tries to Manawatu while they enjoyed a one player advantage has cost the Volcanix a serious chance of picking up a first win in their Farah Palmer... Read More

Elin on crest of surfing stardom

At 17, Mount Maunganui’s Elin Tawharu has packed in an extraordinary amount of international sporting experience into her short life. And now,... Read More