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September 11, 2015 September 2015, Sports Comments Off on Bowling Club

The Martinborough Bowling Club conducted a highly successful Fun Trivia afternoon on Sunday August 23 in the Regent St clubhouse.

More than 50 eager trivia buffs converged on the premises prepared to battle out a diverse array of trivial questions prepared by quizmasters Richard Anderson and ” Aussie ” Ron from the Masterton club.
After wading through eight categories , of sometimes mind numbing trivia , it was a resounding victory for club member Tony Lee and his team of family members ,joined by local lady Julia Murray , who emerged victorious on the day . … Continue Reading

Golf Club News

August 11, 2015 August 2015, Sports Comments Off on Golf Club News

By Honor Clark
Martinborough Golf Club has a national champion amongst our members! Congratulations to Leonie Wilde who is the winner of the Sue Bunt Salver, NZ Golf’s 9-Hole Women Home Links Competition. This is a Nett competition, whereby the best two of three Nett scores from nominated days are added together and compared to other scores from across the country – approximately 1300 members from over 100 clubs participated in the competition. Leonie’s combined Nett score submitted for the two rounds was 59, a whooping 13.6 below her handicap, and good enough to beat hundreds of other entrants. Leonie will be presented with the national trophy by the Wellington District Association, which she will hold for the year, and prizes from the event sponsor Srixon. We’ll let you know what goodies she receives. Well done Leonie! … Continue Reading

Rugby Club News

August 11, 2015 August 2015, Sports Comments Off on Rugby Club News

The season is nearing the end, and at time of this being read the Senior competition will be over…

Our Senior A team made the Premier Plate Final (Hodder Steffert Cup), this was played against Carterton. Results are not in at time of writing but to keep up to date with all that is going on with the club you can go to our Facebook page or our website HYPERLINK “http://www.martinboroughrugbyclub.co.nz/”www.martinboroughrugbyclub.co.nz
Representative trials are happening at the moment for our Under 11, 12, and 13 players. We wish them luck, and with the Heartland competition season starting soon we wish our Senior players luck with selection.

During the season our Under 11 and Under 13 teams travelled up to Eketahuna on their own supporters bus to support our Senior A team. Raffles were run at our home games to fund this trip, it was an enjoyable trip which we hope to repeat every 2 years.
Our Prizegiving this year is on Saturday 12 September, this will start at 5pm with our JAB following on with the Seniors, all supporters are welcome to attend. More details will be in next months Star.

Thanks as always to our volunteers, supporters, and committee members that have been working hard this season. All support is much appreciated!

Golf Club News

June 18, 2015 June 2015, Sports Comments Off on Golf Club News

Shirley Rattray celebrating her Hole in One

Shirley Rattray celebrating her Hole in One

The newly appointed green keeper, Richard Whisker, is making his mark on the course, with a number of projects underway before the wet winter weather sets in. Work includes the annual hollow coring and top dressing on our greens, a complete rebuild of the 16th Tee, and scarifying of tees. … 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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