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Coast teens making NRL moves

back page lead Viv Logie Success is following a group of five young West Coast rugby league players who are all making their mark in the sport -- and they have all come through the ranks at the Suburbs club in Greymouth. Suburbs and West Coast representative Levi Pascoe was yesterday named in the New Zealand Maori under-18 side. The New Zealand Maori...

Four Coast men in NZ Masters team

Two Hokitika and two Buller masters hockey players have been named in New Zealand 2018 Masters World Cup squads announced today. Peter Henderson, from Hokitika, is in the men's 65s squad and Jeff Sargent from Buller in the men's 50s. Don Neale, from Hokitika, has been named as a non-travelling reserve for the men's 50s, and Steve Jarr, from Buller, as...

Coast touch teams compete in first tournament

The five NBS West Coast children's touch teams scored a 'first' at the weekend by competing at the South Island tournament. The teams, under-12 girls and boys, under-14 girls and boys and under-16 boys, competed in Christchurch at the weekend. Organiser Paddy Byrne said each team played either five or six games and competed solidly. The under-14 boys scored...

Tallyho Rae-Wood

Greymouth Pony Club rider Ella Rae-Wood on her pony Tallyho Primrose. Rae-Wood has had plenty of success in the last month culminating with a win last weekend at the Christchurch Christmas show when she won the 1.10m championship. The 14-year-old also competed at the Christchurch A and P show winning the 1m and 1.10m show jump classes, then followed...

Hokitika golf highlights

Although the welcome rain prevented any play on Saturday, there were plenty of highlights in Sunday's stableford. Shane Minhinnick's 76 was his best ever round and with 45 points shared ,the top score with Brian Wilkinson. Paul Davidson, Tony Reynolds, Francie Gugich and Nev Johnson all had 40 points. During his round Minhinnick holed his third shot on the par 5...

Coast tennis results, draw

West Coast tennis players had their last hit out last week before having a break over the holidays. Results. Emerging: Team Rafa beat Team Novak 7-1; Team Serena beat Team Venus 6-2. Competition starts again on February 10, 2018. Seniors: Team Kingi beat Team Hynes 16-4; Team Wilkie drew with Team Blackman 10-10. Competition starts back up on February 10 2018. Juniors Grey...

Kelleher retains junior singles title

Young Cobden bowler Hamish Kelleher won the Gary Pascoe junior singles at Dobson last Saturday, retaining his title. The Warner Rose Bowl, men's centre pairs were also completed at the Dobson green last weekend with Merv Pascoe and Brad Dixon taking the win. It took till the final two ends of play for Kiel Smith and Andrew Kearns to complete their...

Top Team tests Coast students

Buller students are among the 3480 students from 27 schools in Nelson, Tasman, and Marlborough who have been taking part in the fun ASB Top Team series, which started earlier this school term and runs into term one next year. The keenly anticipated ASB Top Team competition is based on the old Top Town series popular in the1970s and 80s. It was...

Peterson in NZ korfball team

Greymouth teenager Aylah Peterson has been selected to represent the New Zealand in the under-19 korfball team. Peterson, who was the sports leader at Greymouth High School this year, is excited about her selection. The team heads to the Netherlands in April next year for the under-19 World Cup. She said she became interested in korfball when she did...

Greymouth golf wrap

A small clutch of members who must have already completed their Christmas shopping turned out to play in Saturday's Greymouth Golf Club stableford. Easily first home and showing good form was Doug Levien on 45 points, followed way back by Kevin Thomas on 38 and Gavin Grant by lot on 36. Sunday's Christmas ham tournament came down to players who displayed...
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