Sports

Waiuku golf results

WAIUKU GOLF CLUB 16-9-17 Saturday Haggle Div One: 1st Riki Minhinnick 38, 2nd Grant Wilcock 37, 3rd Travis Miles 37, 4th Louis King 36, 5th John Ferregel 36. Div Two: 1st Simon Andruchow 40, 2nd Ross Tindle 39, 3rd Cam Fleming 37, 4th Ned Niha 34, 5th Wayne Nepia 33. Best Gross Div One: John Ferregel 76, Div Two: Wayne Nepia […]

Wesley student selected for development

Wesley College student Tupou Vaa’i has been selected for the New Zealand Schools’ rugby development camp. The players assemble for a three-day camp from Friday 22 September, with teams to be announced the following Sunday in preparation for matches. Tupou was captain of the 2017 Wesley first XV team who were trophy winners in the CNI rugby competition in August.

Steelers share tips at Mitre 10

On Saturday 16 September, Counties Manukau Steelers players joined in with the community at Mitre10 Mega in Pukekohe. Jimmy Tupou, Sam Henwood and Toni Pulu shared  their rugby passing tips and tricks to an excited group of local supporters. Mitre 10 Managing Director, Dean Littin, said that he’s really enjoying the Mitre 10 Cup. “It’s a great time of year, […]

Franklin United U19 complete the double

Franklin United U19  – 7 – Western Springs  – 0 Franklin United went into the Cup final against Western Springs, one of the largest clubs in Auckland, knowing that they were up against a team that had pushed them all the way in the previous two league games.  Only one goal in Franklin’s favour had previously separated these two teams. […]

Kids – race your bike at V8 Track

Get ready kids, because the Pukekohe Raceway Kids’ Obstacle Duathlon is nearly here! Open to all Year 3 – 8 students, options include the solo duathlon or pairing up with a buddy for the teams event. If you’re only into biking, there’s a bike time trial just for you. All finishers receive a medal and a race pack, and winners […]

Pukekohe AFC 12th grade champions

Pukekohe AFC’s 12th Grade Blue team, known as ‘The Avengers’ have won the first division title for the 2017 season. Sharing the title with Eastern Suburbs, the two teams were well matched all season and the games always ended in draws, making for some intense viewing for parents. The boys worked hard week after week to achieve this championship award. […]

Opening Day at Patumahoe Bowling Club

The weather did not provide good bowling conditions on Saturday 12 September but the Patumahoe Bowling Club raised the flag to signify the start of the season regardless. Even though the green was under water and the rain bucketed down, a good social occassion was had by club members. A feature of the club this year will be new members […]

Onewhero claim Franklin Champs

It was a clean sweep for Onewhero Golf Club who hosted the Franklin Golf championships on Sunday 10 September. The Annual Franklin Challenge sees a battle on the green between four local clubs, Onewhero, Pukekohe, Waiuku and Maramarua. The weather added its own twist to the challenge this year and did not help any of the 65 players out. The […]

Hard-working look to PIC Steelers line-up to host Hawkes Bay

PIC Counties Manukau Steelers will look to get their season back on track when they host Hawkes Bay in their Mitre 10 Cup match at ECOLight Stadium in Pukekohe on Sunday. Bombay club prop Coree Te Whata-Colley gets his first start for the PIC Steelers, after coming off the bench for the first five games in his debut year for […]

Locals invited to test their passing skills against Manukau Steelers at Mitre 10

In support of the Mitre 10 Cup, locals are invited to join a passing skills test at Mitre 10 Pukekohe on Saturday 16th September, and compete against Manukau Steelers players to win rugby-themed prizes and enjoy a fun family morning out. This will be held before the local team goes head to head with Hawke’s Bay in the big game […]