Sports

Pukekohe AFC Soccer results – 19 May 2018

Pukekohe AFC faced neighbours Waiuku AFC. Eagerly anticipated on the calendar of both clubs, it was a hard-fought battle with strong tackles, plenty of passion and some good football. Top of the table Waiuku created a few chances, eventually taking the lead. It was quickly cancelled out as Pukekohe equalised to make it 1-1 due to some good pressure which […]

Franklin United Soccer Results – 19 May 2018

Franklin United travelled ‘out west’ to face Te Atatu and came away with three points. Right from the start Franklin United put pressure on the home side and were rewarded with a great goal. At least 11 passes lead to Salesh Kumar crossing a fantastic ball into the box where Mark Thompson bravely dived and connected with a thumping header […]

New kits for Pukekohe juniors

The children at Pukekohe Junior Rugby Club will look the part this season with new playing kits. They were able to purchase them with the help of funding support from the Grassroots Trust. Founded in 1953, Pukekohe Junior Boy’s Rugby Football Club was set up to promote and foster the game of rugby football. The club has experienced a large […]

Something in the water

The dedication required to be a top swimmer has always intrigued me. All of those hours spent swimming up and down a pool. It’s definitely one of those sports where you’ve got to handle the head game well. When a top swimmer is just 13 years of age, you have to wonder if there’s something in the water? Libby (Elizabeth) […]

Thomas Murray wins two gold medals

Thomas Murray, a 13 year old from Pukekawa, won two gold medals at the 2018 AON National Age Group Championships last month. The competition, held at the Sir Owen Glenn National Aquatic Centre from 17 to 21 April, is the pinnacle age group competition held by Swimming New Zealand. It sees top age group swimmers and clubs from across the […]

It’s all power for the Northern Stars

The Northern Stars Netball franchise are proud to announce Counties Power will join the Stars family of sponsors for the 2018 ANZP netball season. Northern Stars General Manager Dianne Lasenby said they are delighted to welcome Counties Power as a commercial partner for 2018. “It is a privilege to be associated with a company that has a strong local history […]

Patumahoe U8s vs Waiuku 28 April 2018

Great shots of the U8s Patumahoe vs Waiuku game supplied by Louise Boyd. The game was played on Saturday and player of the day was awarded to Jake Boyd, Patumahoe.

Counties Power Club Rugby Results 28 April

McNamara Cup (Premier 1) Pukekohe Mitre 10 Mega 11 (Peni Buakula tries; Cody White 2 pens) Bombay 21 (Reuben Unga, Mitchell Thackham tries; Ki Aufe cons; Ki Anufe 3 pens) HT: 8-13   Ardmore Marist South Auckland Motors (Counties Power Cup Holders) 24 (Polynesia Crichton, Jonathan Taumateine, Solomona Paraki 2 tries;  Luteru Laulala, Latiume Fosita cons) Onewhero Silver Fern Marquees […]

Gearing up for the season ahead

Waiuku College are gearing up as their first XV season starts next Saturday 5 May. Coaches Gareth Manning, Matt Enoka, Brett Donald and fitness and conditioning coaches Rodney Jackson and Mike Shackleton have been working with the squad throughout the summer and are pleased with progress shown in the two pre-season games against Pukekohe High School and Alfriston College. The […]

Laura Langman rocks Waiuku

Laura Langman happily shared the NETFIT spark with over 70 young netballers at the Waiuku Netball Centre on Friday. The innovative programme was both inspirational and exhilarating, and Laura, who breathes health and fitness, and her NETFIT team provided a fantastic day. The clinic included ball skills, Pilates, nutrition, media experiences and more. The sports recovery module, which included a […]


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