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YOUNG GOLFERS TEAR UP THE COURSE IN THE 2016 JUNIOR OPEN

May 9, 2016 May 2016, Sports Comments Off on YOUNG GOLFERS TEAR UP THE COURSE IN THE 2016 JUNIOR OPEN

Young-golfersThe 2016 Martinborough Golf Junior Open was held on Friday 22nd April. The weather was spectacular and a field of 32 players from ten clubs from the Wellington region and Manawatu enjoyed the calm conditions to post some amazing scores considering their age. … Continue Reading

Martinborough Golf Club News

March 15, 2016 March 2016, Sports Comments Off on Martinborough Golf Club News

The greens are improving all the time.  It is a long process but already the majority of the grass is brown top.  Richard, our Greenkeeper, has worked really hard to get rid of disease and quell the poa grass.  Irrigation systems are being upgraded and the new distance markers on the fairways look great. With all these improvements, and help from the summer run, members’ handicaps have certainly started to tumble!

The ladies now have so many Silver players for Interclub that the other divisions are struggling for players. Interclub competitions have started across the board, with the men involved in the Marquis Shield, the ladies in the Wairarapa Landsdowne Trophy team, two combined teams with Featherston and Mahunga Golf Clubs in the Tilson Salver and the 9 Hole ladies playing in the Wellington 9 Hole Interclub competition. … Continue Reading

MARTINBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

March 15, 2016 March 2016, Sports Comments Off on MARTINBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

Martinborough-Rugby-ClubThe 2016 Pukemanu Bullride was a huge success with over 2500 people attending, the biggest yet, every year it gets bigger and better. This year included the addition of a big screen TV to watch all the action replays. Thanks to James Bruce, Josh Hawkins, and their team that worked hard to make the evening a success. See you all next year!

Our Seniors have begun their training, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6.30pm. If you are wanting to join up either come along to trainings or contact our Senior A Coach James Bruce ph 0272772962 or our Senior Reserve Coach Trevor Hawkins ph 0274464669.

The Senior A team will be playing a pre-season game at home against Levin Wanderers on Saturday 12 March, the Wairarapa competition is then due to start on Saturday 2 April. To be prepared for the season check out some of the supporters gear available behind the bar at the clubrooms – limited sizes of hoodies available, as well as caps and beanies. … Continue Reading

Martinborough Rugby Club

February 9, 2016 February 2016, Sports Comments Off on Martinborough Rugby Club

The Junior Rugby float in the Christmas Parade carried an important message. Photo courtesy Tegan King

The Junior Rugby float in the Christmas Parade carried an important message. Photo courtesy Tegan King

THE PUKEMANU BULLRIDE – Friday 5th February 6-8pm at Martinborough Transport, 204 Lake Ferry Road. Gates open from 4.30pm, Gate Sales – $15 Adult, $5 Under 12, tickets also available from Wrightsons, Kitcheners and Martinborough Transport. Bar and food available – No BYO. This is the 3rd year that this event has been held in Martinborough, the evening is action packed and will showcase the best Open bullriders New Zealand has to offer as well as a local bullride competition where some of our bravest locals can try their luck on a novice bull. Contact James Bruce if you require more information ph 0272772962.

PRE SEASON TRAINING has begun, Tuesday and Thursday nights 6.30pm. Numbers are looking good, if you have not make it along but keen to join in just turn up or contact James Bruce for more details. … 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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