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September 21, 2016 September 2016, Sports Comments Off on MARTINBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

Martinborough-Rugby-Club The season is over for both our Senior and JAB players now, except for those playing for Wairarapa Bush. We have representatives in all grades which is awesome, congratulations to all that have been selected… … Continue Reading

Martinborough Golf Club

August 8, 2016 August 2016, Sports Comments Off on Martinborough Golf Club

The weather has generally been good for golf over the last month, apart from the odd blustery Sunday and damp week day, but nothing to deter the “keen” golfer. Twenty of our male members enjoyed balmy weather on their annual golf trip in Australia last month. This year the guys played four courses they hadn’t played before in the Coolum area, north of Brisbane, all with ‘water’ in their title! The trip went without a hitch, although a late bus to the airport almost delayed the homeward bound travellers. … Continue Reading

Southern Netball

July 25, 2016 July 2016, Sports Comments Off on Southern Netball

The netball season is shaping up to be an exciting one. All three of the Southern teams have improved dramatically throughout the season and it is impressive to watch. This is down to the hard work from the girls, the coaches/ managers and families that support every training and Saturday game. If anyone is interested in umpiring or coaching a younger team, please let Sarah Gadsby know through Martinborough School, 306 9602. … Continue Reading

Martinborough Junior Hockey Club Mid-Winter Update

July 25, 2016 July 2016, Sports Comments Off on Martinborough Junior Hockey Club Mid-Winter Update

Junior-hockey Hooray! Our new 11-aside shirts have arrived and the teams played in them for the first time last week. We have had lots of favourable comments about how smart they look on the turf. The lighter green shirt with white detail and numbers on the back, together with our white socks, makes us stand out from the other green strips – and we no longer have to wear bibs or “inside out” our shirts when we play. … Continue Reading


Martinborough Junior Hockey – 2019 Results and Prizegiving

Our 1st XI team came so close to victory in their final of the A-grade competition against rivals, MIS Falcons.  Martinborough scored an early goal in the first half of the game and held their defence until MIS scored a late goal in the final 3 minutes to draw 1-1 …

Kahutara School Hockey Wrap-up

Kahutara School managed to enter a total of three teams in various Wairarapa Hockey Association junior grades played at Clareville Hockey Stadium this season, a mean feat for a school of our size.  The Kahutara Blue team played Tuesday nights in the 6 Aside quarter field grade. The team did …

Junior Rugby

Our 2019 JAB season has come to an end, we have had an another amazing season with some awesome results. 2019 saw MRFC have around 75 registered players each year our numbers continue to grow and we have some huge things in the pipeline for 2020. Congratulations to all players …

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Under The Martinborough Stars

Take a look up tonight and you’ll see a sparkling silver band of stars dominating …

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