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Martinborough Lawn Tennis Club

October 19, 2015 October 2015, Sports Comments Off on Martinborough Lawn Tennis Club

Summer is almost here and with it comes a big season for the Martinborough Lawn Tennis Club. Not only do we have the usual Business House, junior programme, senior interclub, midweek ladies and Over The Hill tournament planned, but we also have a major upgrade to the artificial courts on the cards. In collaboration with the Martinborough junior hockey and senior netball clubs, a project is underway to replace the two worn artificial courts, purchase moveable nets and install court lighting. This exciting multi-sport development is dependent on getting the required funding, but is hoped to be completed over the next few months. In the meantime here is what’s coming up and how to get involved:
Junior Tennis – Sign up for junior tennis is 3:30pm Monday 12th Oct down at the tennis club. Coaching will be Monday nights with interclub on Fridays. … Continue Reading

The Pumas

October 19, 2015 October 2015, Sports Comments Off on The Pumas

The-Pumas The Martinborough Puma’s 8th Grade football team had a great start to the season notching up a few wins and draws. As the season progressed a combination of cold weather, sickness and fatigue resulted in a drop in the goal count. Practices were often chaotic but fun was always had by all. The Puma’s and their parents are now looking forward to sleeping in on Saturday mornings!

Golf News

October 19, 2015 October 2015, Sports Comments Off on Golf News

Golf-Club The drizzle did little to dampen the numbers who came out to support the finalists on Saturday for the Club Championships. The nine hole Womens B Division was won by Katrina Burgess who is just new to the Club against season finalist Nita Edwards. The Nine hole Championship was won again this year by Honor Clark who is touted to be moving back to 18 hole membership in 2016. … Continue Reading

Exciting season

October 19, 2015 October 2015, Sports Comments Off on Exciting season

Exciting-seasonThe Kahutara School Year 5/6 miniball team played an awesome season this term, finishing second on the table and playing off for first and second in the finals against Greytown. They played their hearts out and put in such a strong effort, but went down 42-30. Coach Brodie Wilson said how proud of how everyone in the team has developed over the term, congratulations team!

The school’s hockey team also had a very successful season in many cases playing teams from much larger schools. As with the mini ball team they were in a finals play off, in this case against Dalefield. The game ended with a one all draw and so went into extended time, and then into nail biting sudden death goal time which saw the goal scored by Dalefield.

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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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