Tauranga Sports have maintained their unbeaten run at the top of the Western Bay of Plenty men's premier competition with a hard-fought 21-16 win away at Te Puke. They have now won six wins from six games, including four bonus points.
That was Te Puke's first loss of the season and they remain in second place.
Third-placed Te Puna beat Greerton Marist 32-10 and fourth-placed Rangiuru beat Rangataua 47-5.
In the Bay of Plenty Premier women's competition, Rangataua continued to flex their sizeable muscles with a 93-0 win over Rotoiti. They remain atop the table with five wins from five and a whopping points differential of +304.
Second-placed Rangiuru beat Waimana 24-0 and third-placed Mount Maunganui beat Te Teko 77-5.
In the Central Bay of Plenty Premier competition, it is Rotoiti and Ngongotahā locked in a battle for second place behind high-flying Whakarewarewa.
Whakarewarewa have played six, won them all and sit comfortably in first on 24 competition points.
On Saturday, Ngongotahā narrowly beat Rotoiti 11-5. The two sides are now both on 12 points, Rotoiti clinging to second place via a superior points difference. Nipping at their heels are Marist St Michael's and Kahukura on eight points.
Meanwhile, in the Eastern Bay of Plenty Division 1 competition, Paroa beat Ruatoki 32-26 and Te Teko beat Whakatāne Marist 22-20 to maintain their unbeaten runs at the top of the table.
Round five of the Bay of Plenty men's competition saw Pikiao and Mangakino maintain impressive starts to the season.
Pikiao beat last year's beaten finalists, Pacific, 26-22 while Mangakino hammered Reporoa 40-14.
The defending champions, Taupō Phoenix, made easy work of Tauhara, winning 78-0.
Pāpāmoa beat Tauranga 24-4 and Ōtūmoetai beat Forestland 56-10.
There were mixed results for Tauranga City's NRFL sides at the weekend. In Division 1 they went down 2-1 to Waiheke United - one of the longest away trips in the competition. Waiheke led 2-0 at halftime, Tauranga pulled one goal back through Tim Jentzsch but could not push on for an equaliser.
Meanwhile, Tauranga City's Division 1 Reserve side was able to produce a 1-0 win over Waiheke's reserve team.
In the WaiBop Premiership, Flying Mullet Pāpāmoa maintained their unbeaten run at the top of the table with a 5-1 win over Huntly Thistle.
In the WaiBop W-League, Tauranga City were knocked off top spot via a 7-1 hammering at the hands of the Waiariki women.
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Central Bay of Plenty
Marist St Michael's 12-27Whakarewarewa
Rotoiti 5-11 Ngongotahā
Kahukura v Waikite - Waikite won by default
Marist St Michael's 25-24Eastern Pirates
Kahukura v Ngongotahā Hawkes - Ngongotahā won by default
Murupara v Waikite - Waikite won by default
Reporoa 17-12Ngongotahā Eagles
Whakarewarewa - Bye
Western Bay of Plenty
Arataki 0-69 Mount Maunganui
Greerton 10-32 Te Puna
Te Puke 16-21 Tauranga Sports
Rangiuru 47-5 Rangataua
Judea 15-12 Mount Maunganui
Greerton Marist 21-14 Te Puna
Te Puke 7-38 Tauranga Sports
Te Puna 12 vs 24 Tauranga Sports
Eastern Districts 25-27 Katikati
Greerton Marist 41-17 Pāpāmoa
Eastern Bay of Plenty
Whakatāne Marist 20-22 Te Teko
Galatea/Waiohau v Edgecumbe - No result available
Paroa 32-26 Ruatoki
Ōpōtiki v Poroporo - No result available
Bay of Plenty Women
Rangataua 93-0 Rotoiti
Te Teko 5-77 Mount Maunganui
Ōpōtiki - Bye
(Bay of Plenty teams only)
NRFL Division 1:
Waiheke Utd 2-1 Tauranga City
NRFL Division 1 Reserves:
Waiheke Utd 0-1 Tauranga City
Tauranga City 4-4 Waiariki
Ōtūmoetai 6-1West Hamilton Utd
Waikato Unicol 3-0 ninetyblack Taupō
Flying Mullet Pāpāmoa 5-1 Huntly Thistle
Ōtūmoetai Championship 6-4 Tauranga City
Tauranga City AFC 1-3 Roundwood Tokoroa
Waikato Unicol 1-5 Taupō
Flying Mullet Pāpāmoa 4-3 Cambridge
Ōtūmoetai 3-0 Hamilton Wanderers
Tauranga Old Blues 1-1 Te Puke Utd
Claudelands Rovers 3-2 Whakatāne Town
Whakatāne Town 3-2 Tilemax Pāpāmoa
Hamilton Wanderers 0-3 Ōtūmoetai FC
Waiariki 7-1 Tauranga City
Ōtūmoetai FC 2-2 Kawerau Sports
Katikati 4-1 Pāpāmoa
Waiariki 0-4 Ōtūmoetai Legends
Whakatāne Town 2-1 Tauranga City
Ōtūmoetai Special 0-0 Taupō Lakers
Waiariki 3-2 Tauranga Old Blues
Women's Bay 1:
Waiariki 1-0 Tauranga City
Kawerau - Bye
Ōtūmoetai FC 6-1 Plains Rangers
Bay of Plenty Premier - Round 5:
Pacific 22-26 Pikiao
Mangakino 40-14 Reporoa
Forestland 10-56 Ōtūmoetai
Taupō 78-0 Tauhara
Tauranga 4-24 Pāpāmoa