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May 15, 2019 May 2019, Sports Comments Off on Junior sport

Next month we will be running our Junior sport section and invite all managers or coaches of junior teams to send in reports and pictures of your team.

Currently I have contact details of  football,  hockey, netball and rugby coaches. We would love to hear from other sports being played. Please either contact me for publishing details  (beckett36@gmail.com ) or send your report to that address. The deadline is 4pm Wednesday May 29th. However it is always helpful to us if you can have it in a bit earlier.

Meanwhile: 

Like to try Badminton? 

Are you and your children looking for a winter sport? Clareville Badminton is a family- friendly club that meets every Tuesday from 7.30pm at the A & P Hall in the Clareville complex

All abilities are catered for and our season runs from April till October. Come along on 30 April and give badminton a go for FREE – rackets available.

For any queries or to register your interest, please email Julia:

on ruralwriter70@gmail.com

National Champion 

February 11, 2019 February 2019, Sports Comments Off on National Champion 

Kuranui College student Lucy Marshall is the 2019 NZ Mounted Games under fourteen champion. The title was achieved riding her pony Tommy at the New Zealand Championships were held over eight days in January at Christchurch. 

The first two days were the singles championship preliminary rounds with the finals held on the third day. 

Two days were then given to tuition given jointly by the New Zealand  team coach and an Irish trainer. 

The Canterbury team championships were  held over the last three days of the event. Lucy was a member of both the under seventeen and the open grade teams. Both teams won their competition. 

Jeremy Thurston from Kahutara riding Copper was a member of the winning open grade team and was chosen as a member of the New Zealand team . Jeremy was also a member of the New Zealand team which competed in America last year.

WBS MARTINBOROUGH FC – calling all players (young & old-er)

February 11, 2019 February 2019, Sports Comments Off on WBS MARTINBOROUGH FC – calling all players (young & old-er)

How time flies as we are already gearing up for a new season for the Juniors and Senior team.

If you haven’t heard much about us, where have you been! 

Each year we have at least 6 junior teams (of all ages and abilities) taking to the field to represent the town and a ‘slightly’ older contingent playing in the Wairarapa 2nd Division.

Last year our Junior teams were fantastic – everyone playing their part to ensure that Martinborough FC will be a force in the Junior leagues for many years to come (and having coached a few local ‘newbies’ pre-Christmas there is a lot of talent out there).

So if you are looking for something for your children to do (ages from 5 up to 12/13) then please get in touch at the email below and we can then keep you in the loop with our planned activities, pre-season training etc…

For the Senior team, we will be looking to start pre-season training on Tuesday nights – the first being 12th Feb 2019 down at the football grounds from 6.30pm to about 8pm. 

Martinborough Golf Report 

February 11, 2019 February 2019, Sports Comments Off on Martinborough Golf Report 

Happy new year to you all – hopefully everyone is enjoying/surviving this heatwave…sorry farmers….hooray for the grape growers, hopefully it will be a good vintage!!

The course is looking supreme and is playing better than ever.  Those of us lucky enough to play in this year’s Spark Pro-Am tournament were exceptionally grateful to the hard work of an army of volunteers that had a major clean up on their hands after the gale force winds that ripped through on the Wednesday.  I understand that the chainsaws and leaf blowers were in action by sunrise!  The day was a huge success and most enjoyable, with a fine banquet of food served after prizegiving!  The winning professionals Mark Purser, Luke Kwon and Ryan Chisnall tied on 65.

Men’s interclub is underway– Division 5 won 10-5 against Titahi Bay away and Division 11 won 9.5 to 5.5 against Boulcotts Farm – keep up the good work guys! … Continue Reading

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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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