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HOCKEY

Rotorua Aces Men have produced a high-flying start to the Riverside Cup this season,

A 12-0 win over Onewhero-Pukekohe at the weekend was their fourth win from four games. In those four matches, they have scored 21 goals and conceded just three.

Leo Mitai-Wells was the hat-trick hero at the weekend, while Hoete Mitai-Ngatai and Dan Ford scored two goals each.

Meanwhile, the Rotorua Aces women are also flirting with supremacy in the Intercity Cup, a 3-1 win over Puke Barbarians at the weekend moving them into second place with two wins and one draw.

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Their goal scorers at the weekend were Renae Mason, Mel Aiken and Kat O'Callaghan.

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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.

Waimana and Rangiuru's women's teams went toe-to-toe on Sunday. Photo / Supplied
Waimana and Rangiuru's women's teams went toe-to-toe on Sunday. Photo / Supplied

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.

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Round five of the Bay of Plenty men's competition saw Pikiao and Mangakino maintain impressive starts to the season.

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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.

FOOTBALL

Waiariki's Premier men's team fought out an eight-goal thriller with Tauranga City on Saturday but in the end had to settle for a share of the points, drawing 4-all. They sit in ninth place with two wins, three draws and three losses.

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Waiariki Premier women produced an impressive 7-1 win in a top of the table clash with Tauranga City. That victory moves them into first place outright in the WaiBop W-League.

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Results

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Central Bay of Plenty

Premier:

Marist St Michael's 12-27 Whakarewarewa

Rotoiti 5-11 Ngongotahā

Kahukura v Waikite - Waikite won by default

Premier Development:

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Marist St Michael's 25-24 Eastern Pirates

Kahukura v Ngongotahā Hawkes - Ngongotahā won by default

Murupara v Waikite - Waikite won by default

Reporoa 17-12 Ngongotahā Eagles

Whakarewarewa - Bye

Western Bay of Plenty
Premier:
Arataki 0-69 Mount Maunganui
Greerton 10-32 Te Puna
Te Puke 16-21 Tauranga Sports
Rangiuru 47-5 Rangataua
Premier Development:
Judea 15-12 Mount Maunganui
Greerton Marist 21-14 Te Puna
Te Puke 7-38 Tauranga Sports
Rangiuru 5-47Rangataua
Senior Reserves:
Te Puna 12 vs 24 Tauranga Sports
Eastern Districts 25-27 Katikati
Greerton Marist 41-17 Pāpāmoa

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Eastern Bay of Plenty
Division 1:
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
Premier:
Waimana 0-24 Rangiuru
Rangataua 93-0 Rotoiti
Te Teko 5-77 Mount Maunganui
Ōpōtiki - Bye

FOOTBALL
(Bay of Plenty teams only)
NRFL Division 1:
Waiheke Utd 2-1 Tauranga City

NRFL Division 1 Reserves:
Waiheke Utd 0-1 Tauranga City

WaiBop Premiership:
Tauranga City 4-4 Waiariki
Ōtūmoetai 6-1West Hamilton Utd
Waikato Unicol 3-0 ninetyblack Taupō
Flying Mullet Pāpāmoa 5-1 Huntly Thistle

WaiBop Championship:
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

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WaiBop W-League:
Whakatāne Town 3-2 Tilemax Pāpāmoa
Hamilton Wanderers 0-3 Ōtūmoetai FC
Waiariki 7-1 Tauranga City

Bay 1:
Ōtūmoetai FC 2-2 Kawerau Sports
Katikati 4-1 Pāpāmoa
Waiariki 0-4 Ōtūmoetai Legends
Whakatāne Town 2-1 Tauranga City

Bay 2:
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

RUGBY LEAGUE
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

NETBALL
Rotorua Senior Banner:
Premier 1:
Whaka Red 55-37 Ngongotahā Recruits
Ngongotahā Thunder 59-46 Pikiao Warriors
Kahukura Red 46-41 JPC Snr A

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Premier 2:
Waikite Prems 48-32 Marist Rebels
Murupara Stingers 56-36 Ngongotahā Whetu
Kahukura White 36-31 Whaka Black

Premier 3:
Reporoa Rangers 55-36 Rotoiti
Kahukura Blue 42-38 Marist Storm
Ngongotahā Jacks 32-15 Manawatahi

Senior A:
Eastside Gurls 38-36 Pikiao Raiders
Waikite Flamez 34-23 Ngongotahā Vixens
Tuhoe 33-29 Ngongotahā Storm

A Grade:
Ngongotahā Mareikura 34-27 Eastern Pirates
Kahukura Whero 47-32 Ngongotahā Leag Chiefs
Tuis 39-26 The Chix

A Reserve:
Kahukura Ma 53-28 Pikiao Wahine
Ngongotaha Hapori 48-23 Minginui Te Whaiti
Vegas Lady Bugs 52-18 Ngongotahā Trojans
Kahukura Kahurangi - Bye
Marist Misfits 51-16 Marist Infernos

HOCKEY
Rotorua Aces Men 12-0 win over Onewhero-Pukekohe (Goal scorers: Leo Mitai-Wells (3), Hoete Mitai-Ngatai (2), Dan Ford (2), Granger Church, Vance Harvey, Tim Greenwood, Tiaan Buys, Owen Mitai-Wells).

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Rotorua Aces Women 3-1 win over Puke Barbarians (Goal scorers: Renae Mason, Mel Aiken, Kat OCallaghan).