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August 7, 2017 August 2017, Sports Comments Off on Junior sport

The Martinborough Micros and Magic  hockey teams.

The Martinborough Micros and Magic hockey teams.

We hope you all enjoyed a well-earned break over the school holidays as we head into the second half of the hockey season with all the flooding and snow hopefully behind us.

The new Tuesday 6-aside format seems to be working well, with a huge number of teams from all over the Wairarapa participating. There are so many teams that it took over a month for the grading games to be completed! We have the Rockets playing in the Blue grade the Micros and the Magic both playing in the Yellow grade. These teams train on Monday lunchtimes at school under the careful guidance of Liz Larkin, Kiely Marshall and Kerry Campbell. The kids’ enthusiasm to get their stick on the ball is just fantastic – like bees to a honey pot! … Continue Reading

Golf Club news

May 9, 2017 May 2017, Sports Comments Off on Golf Club news

Golf-Clb-news-photoThe wet weather has been a godsend even though there has been a lapse in actually playing the game. The greens have benefited the most by far and the recovery process is ahead of schedule. The bonus too that no one has had to lose sleep over the water allocation consent.
There is a bit of activity going on behind the 1st Tee to the side of the practise nets. A practise green is taking shape complete with a green side bunker. 
We are blessed with a number of members who are keen to roll up their sleeves and do stuff around the course; most do not have the slightest bit of interest in being on a committee. We very much value and appreciate all you do for the Club. … Continue Reading

MARTINBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

April 11, 2017 April 2017, Sports Comments Off on MARTINBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

Martinborough-rugby-club Our Senior players have been training hard, and with a couple of pre seasons games played, they are ready to start the 2017 season. The Premier competition starts this Saturday 8 April against Greytown, over in Greytown so show your support and get to see the new playing strip being worn for the first time!
Our first Senior home game will be on Saturday 22 April vs Gladstone, this will a great opportunity to check out our players new gear, our newly painted goal posts (thanks Trevor Hawkins and Kim Lace!), the moving of our No1 field, AND awesome looking post protectors and flags generously sponsored by Mitre 10 Martinborough.
The JAB competition starts on the 13 May, our Registration Night has been but if your child is keen to play you can register via the link on our website or contact Becs Madden for more information 0273394153. … Continue Reading

Great win for Martinborough

April 11, 2017 April 2017, Sports Comments Off on Great win for Martinborough

Great-win-forMartinborough Wairarapa 1st Prize goes south

Martinborough Tennis Club lifted the coveted Gawith Shield last week at the Masterton Tennis Centre, beating Carterton 4 matches to 2 in the finals of the summer competition.          
In spite of the best the renowned Spooner brothers could muster, the team from the south took the honours, with Carla Didsbury and Marco de Groot putting icing on the cake in the mixed doubles.   Carla, indeed, was Martinborough’s “secret weapon”, having won her singles earlier, in what turned out to be the only 3-setter of the day.   The other Martinborough team member, Chris Wilkie, played with his usual skill and vigour but narrowly lost his singles to Matt Spooner, 5-7 ,5-7 and put up a good fight with Matt Nicholson in the doubles, losing 4-6, 2-6. Carla has been the mainstay of this team – other members that have contributed to the success of this team have been Dan Nicholson, Duncan Didsbury and Campbell Venning. … Continue Reading

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Watch out Cobra Kai!  Local karate club takes out Champion Dojo Trophy

On Saturday 12 June, Wairarapa’s Okinawa Goju-ryu Karate (OGKWI) club competed against karate clubs from across the lower North Island to win the overall Kāpiti Karate Academy Championships.    13 karate students from South Wairarapa travelled to Kāpiti to compete against students from 12 other karate clubs in kata (technique), …

Bruce Henderson – LIFE MEMBER

At the recent Club Day of MRFC Bruce Henderson was awarded Life Membership to the Club, a well deserving recipient. Bruce started playing rugby in the JAB grade and played right through to a Senior, where he played 3 seasons (this was cut short as his son Nigel was very …

Junior Football

Martinborough Junior Football Club is halfway through the 2021 season, so it is a good opportunity to provide an update. The Club is made up of two parts – Juniors (4 to 13 year olds) and Seniors. All of our teams play in competitions run by Capital Football. Capital Football …

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