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February 16, 2017 February 2017, Sports Comments Off on Golf club news

Golf-club-newsThe recent nation wide promotion “She loves Golf Campaign” has provided an unexpected bonus, a number of men  and families also expressed an interest and have joined the Club.
Martinborough was one of the first Clubs to embrace the nine hole membership concept and over recent years with the highly successful Bring a friend day the numbers have steadily increased to the current membership number of 57. (40 Women and 17 Men).   … Continue Reading

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 .

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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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