BOP talent dominates bike meet

The 2021-22 motocross season could not have kicked off any better for Kawasaki racer Josiah Natzke. The 22-year-old from Mount Maunganui picked up... Read More

Steamers game postponed

The whānau of Bay of Plenty rugby star Sean Wainui have sent a message of gratitude following the outpouring of grief after the Steamers centre died... Read More

Givealittle launch for rugby star’s family

The Chiefs have launched a Givealittle page for Sean Wainui’s whānau after he died in a car crash in McLaren Falls Park on Monday. He was 25. The... Read More

Region mourns loss of “role model” rugby star

The Bay of Plenty region’s rugby clubs are in mourning following the loss of a proud Māori, role model, father, husband, son and brother in Sean... Read More

Toa team get the job done in Taranaki

The Bay of Plenty Toa team did themselves proud today with a convincing and solid win in New Plymouth. The final score was 30 to 21 against the Taranaki... Read More

BOP Toa set to face Taranaki

Fresh off a commanding 43-25 win over Thames Valley U23's, the Bay of Plenty Toa campaign faces a much stiffer challenge today against Taranaki U19’s... Read More

Revised games get go-ahead in BOP

The Bay of Plenty Rugby Union (BOPRU) and partner Unions have managed to organise five fixtures for our Under 16 teams which will be played on today... Read More

Bay of Plenty secure exciting win over Wellington

Bay of Plenty have pipped Wellington 33-32 in Rotorua to edge up the NPC rugby premiership ladder. Steamers centre Emoni Narawa crashed through in the... Read More

Bay of Plenty Toa take the win over Thames Valley

In their first game of the season the Bay of Plenty Rugby Toa team took a clearly satisfying win over Thames Valley Under 23 with a score of 43 to 25.... Read More

Reminder to protect lakes while trout fishing

Today marks the first day of the new trout season. The Bay of Plenty Regional Council is reminding keen trout fishers that if they’re joining... Read More

Anglers gear up for new trout season

With the new trout fishing season just around the corner, anglers all around the country are busy preparing for a big day out. Boats and all manner... Read More

Steamers ready for home bout on Sunday

The Bay of Plenty Steamers will play for the Peter Burke Trophy this Sunday as current holders and Championship leaders Taranaki come up to play at the... Read More

Farah Palmer Cup draws to a close for the Volcanix

Today marks the final game for the Volcanix in the Farah Palmer Cup season as they square off against the Wellington Pride at Blake Park. The Volcanix... Read More

Black Clash heading to Bay Oval in January

Combine Kieran Read, Will Jordan, Sir Graham Henry, Stephen Fleming, Shane Bond and Grant Elliott together in one place and you get New Zealand’s... Read More

Steamers Shield Challenge - 17 years in the making

The year was 2004 when the Bay of Plenty Steamers last held the elusive Ranfurly Shield. On a day that has become synonymous with Bay of Plenty Rugby... Read More