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Over The Hill Tournament 2017

February 16, 2017 February 2017, Sports Comments Off on Over The Hill Tournament 2017

Tennis---over-the-hillMartinborough Lawn Tennis Club hosted the 23nd “ “Over The Hill” tennis tournament over the weekend. The annual lawn tennis tournament, attracts players largely from out of the region to attend the popular country club.
This year had a strong mens draw with current interclub players squaring off against former regional representatives from Wairarapa, Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch.
The volunteer run committee worked hard to attract players and drew up 30 mens pairs and 12 womens pairs on Saturday and 34 combined pairs for Sunday’s play.
There was an upset in the women’s draw with both top seeds knocked out in the first round relegating them to the plate draw. Leonie Campbell (Lower Hutt/Kapiti Mana Vets) and Judi Williams (Lower Hutt/Kapiti Man Vets) were victorious over sisters Felicity Steel (Vogelmorn Club) and Jo Steel (Elmwood Club, Christchurch) in the Plate Final. The Womens Championship Final was won by Vicky Wutzler (Karori Lawn/Kapiti Mana) and Maree Horne (Upper Hutt), defeating Diana Maunder (Kilbirnie Club) and Michelle McKibbon (Stokes Valley). … Continue Reading

RUGBY CLUB NEWS

February 16, 2017 February 2017, Sports Comments Off on RUGBY CLUB NEWS

PRE SEASON TRAINING has begun for all Senior players, Tuesday and Thursday nights 6.30pm. Both our Premier and Reserve grade players are training together so if you are interested in playing in either grade please just turn up or contact James Bruce 0272772962.
2017 SPONSORS – we are looking forward to the start of the season when our players (JAB & Seniors) can take the field with their new gear from BLK. We would like to thank our sponsors as without their support we would struggle to field our teams. Thank you to –Senior Jerseys – NZ Manuka Group, Norwoods and Taylor & Hawkins. Senior Warm-Up Tops – Ace Panel & Paint. Senior Shorts – Hartnell Building and Dustys&Lulu. JAB Jerseys – Mitre 10 and P&K. If your business is interested in sponsoring an individual jersey let us know as we may have a couple available. … Continue Reading

Bowling Club

December 14, 2016 December 2016, Sports Comments Off on Bowling Club

The Martinborough Bowling Club has recommenced activities following it’s recent winter hiatus .A healthy number of bowlers turned out recently for the annual Scotties Meats gala triples .
With rainy weather covering most of the Wairarapa area , it was fortunate that Martinborough was spared the inclement weather for this occasion. All players enjoyed a fun day of bowls on the clubs premises in what has become a very popular event on the bowls calendar .
Winners of the day were Steve Shaw , Hayden Frew and the mercurial Peter ” Rabbs” Ireland .
Thursday business house twilight triples has had mixed fortunes with the weather and organizers are hoping for a little more stability on that factor in the coming weeks . Play commences around six pm and anyone interested in can be at the club at 5.30 .
With the Christmas break almost upon us the club extends seasons greetings to all readers .

Rugby Club News

November 18, 2016 November 2016, Sports Comments Off on Rugby Club News

A.G.M
Our Annual General Meeting will be held at the Clubrooms on Tuesday 15 November, 6.30pm. All club members and supporters are welcome to attend. This is a chance to get involved in the future of our Club.
Congratulations to the following people who received awards at our end of season prizegiving held recently:
SENIOR PREMIER
Best Forward – Toby Rowland, Best Back – Max Hornblow, Most Improved Forward – Coby Kershaw, Most Improved Back – Alex Priest, Bruce/Brown Cup (Rookie of the Year) – Alex Priest, Moose Shield (Most Conscientious Player) – Daniel George, Challenge Trophy (Most Enthusiastic Player) – Williams Hinds-Haye, Sandy Chapman Memorial Cup (Most Enthusiastic Junior Player) – Tom Lovell, Most Points – Quintin Larkin, Players Player – Toby Rowland
SENIOR RESERVES … Continue Reading

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Thanks to our sponsors

The Martinborough Football Club held the P+K Marty Masters Se7ens on the 31 October, and it was a huge success. Thanks to all our amazingly generous sponsors; P+K Martinborough, Mitre10 Martinborough, Cool Change, The Claremont Hotel, Top10 Holiday Park Martinborough, Martinborough Vineyard,  Circus Cinema, Ata Rangi, HealthFit, Physio Spot, Dry …

Martinborough Golf Report

At the end of October we held the finals of the Club Championships in near perfect conditions.  In the Seniors Division Tony Russo took on Lance Phelps with Tony shooting a magnificent 63 in the morning round and continuing that form into the afternoon, finally winning on the 25th hole.  …

Martinborough Golf Report

Another very busy month at the Golf Club which began with the Mens 54/36 Hole Open.  The players had to endure some very windy conditions on the Saturday but fortunately the weather was a lot kinder on the Sunday.  Winners of the 54 Hole Division were:  Best Gross Owen Lloyd, …

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