Sport in our Club

The backbone of our success

We are proud to have ten adjuncts and four activity groups as apart of our Club family, who welcome all who wish to come and give it ago!

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Snooker

President: Gavin Johnson

Contact details:

whanga01@gmail.com

Results Tuesday 28th July: Winner was DJ with 4 wins 210 points. Runner up was Alex with 3 wins 229 points. Highest break was Gavin with 38  points. Raffles were won by Graham & Rod. 

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Darts

President: Ray Fitness

Contact details:

fittyr53@gmail.com

Results 27th July: 14 players contested random pairs 701 double start and finish. Karen Donaldson won with six wins out of eight while Jude Fenton took out second with five wins. Patrick Cairns showed his class with a 120 for the highest start. John Pourau won the members draw. Jude was closest to the six dart jackpot. Because this was not struck and the pot exceeds $400 four draws of $50 were collected by Dave Bowman, Peter Hart, Jude and Patrick.

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Mah-Jong

Vice President: Tina Palmer

Contact details:

tina.brian@xtra.co.nz

On Friday 31st July  we had 51 players at Mah Jong.  "The Bigwood Prize" ,sponsored by Smoky Pallet, was won by Marlene Sanderson. 

The Mah Jong winner for the day was Bev Kerr who got 38 points. Second was Linda Harris with 37 points and third equal on 33 points were Leanne Rymill and Beryl Barr.​

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Golf

President: Rod McLeod

Contact details:

golfadjunct@gmail.com

We had a great turnout for our first post covid Tournament on Sunday 28th June with 34 players. Another 5 joined us for our AGM with drinks and delicious platters provided by the club. There were some great (and not so great!) scores. The ones we can talk about are:  Ladies: 1) Rosemarie Rutherford - 33, 2) Helen Cashen (by lot) 32

NTP Chris Davenport. Gentlemen: 1) Ken Coulam 41, 2) Alex Steel 40 3) Steve Goddard 39, 4) Mike Gallot (by lot) 37, NTP Rod McLeod.

We also had a hidden teams prize  - for the combined top score (which was 147) but the team members have requested confidentiality.

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Outdoor Bowls

Contact: Murray Cox

Contact details:

fmcox12@compassnet.co.nz

  Play every Wednesday - 10am - 4.30pm

Dates:  August 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th.

Wednesday 22nd July: We managed 2and a bit games before the weather overcame us. Gales and pouring rain.  1st. Graeme Trott, Llyoyd Murcroft. 2nd. Peter Burgess,Colin Hunter, Brian Stent. 3rd. Doug Scott,Angela Mayberry,Alan Cotter.

August Two Day Tournament; Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th

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Tai Chi

Contact: Tamara Echave

Contact details:

tamaraechave104@gmail.com

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Contact details:

Phil Harriss phone 021 955 861

Contact: Phil Harriss or see Jilly

Texas Hold'Em Poker

Play every Wednesday - Check in: 6pm Play: 6.15pm (Sharp) Cost $10

Tournament: Sunday 13th September 2020 - contact Phil or Jilly

July Club Points Table - A tightly contested month with 1st= Wendy Carter and Wayne Rymill. 3rd= Lucas Burt, Jilly Witehira and Ella Blunden. 

We travelled to the Tauranga CITZ Club Bounty Tournament - 2/8/20. 4 players represented the WCPA (Wayne and Leanne Rymill, Karyn Jones and Phil Harriss) A very impressive performance by all 4 members with everyone making the final 2 tables. Karyn and Phil made the Final Table, Phil took out 7 Bounties and finished in 2nd place. The next club roadtrip is to the Kevin Wehipeihana Memorial Event on August 30th, then back home to prepare to host the 1st Whangamata Poker Invitational on home soil, September 13th.

August Club Wednesday offers free entry to the best performing player of the month. 

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Indoor Bowls

President: Alex Steel

Friday  31 July: Winners:  Ellen McSkimming, Ngaire Wallace and June Wilkinson. Runners Up:  Lindsay Tomlin, Leanne Hooper and  Barbara Mathieson. Raffle: Laurene Eades. 

The weekend of August 1st and 2nd saw the Whangamata Club Indoor Bowls section hold their annual pairs and fours tournament. Saturday the 1st was the pairs with 62 teams competing in the Whangamata Club, the Memorial Hall and the RSA. Winners were: Neville and Pamela Bracewell from Manurewa Club. Second Carol Smyth and Daphne Paki from New Lynn RSA. Third Equal Jason Parker and Cindy White Pukekohe Club and Debbie Reed and Don Harris from Tauranga Citizens Club. Best local team was Laurene Eades and Don Gardner who went through to the last eight.

On Sunday 2nd: the fours was held with 34 teams competing in the Whangamata Club and the Memorial Hall over five rounds.

Winners were: Jason Parker, Cindy White, Brian Macdonald and Karen Watson from the Pukekohe Club. Coming second, one point behind, was the team of Roger Bartosh, Val Hagan, Murray James and Maureen Bartosh of Papamoa Club. Third Terry Boyle, MaryAnne Tansfield, Bob Lord and Kay Lord of the Hamilton Working Mens Club. The best local team went to Norm Sayer, Jim Bell, Cynthia Colville and Joy O’Sullivan. Congratulations to all of our winners and many thanks to all of our competitors from Taupo to Auckland who all helped to make this a successful weekend.

The Whangamata Club Indoor Bowls section thanks our many sponsors especially Whangamata Real Estate, Twentmans Funeral Services and New World who are our major sponsors. Our other sponsors were Supa Liquor, Whangamata Service Centre, Whangamata Pharmacy, Chill Café, Whanga Books, Bunnings, Yings @ the RSA and the Whangamata Club.    

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8-Ball

President: Glen Adams

Contact details:

glen.neish.adam@gmail.com

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Fishing

President: Mark Carter

Contact details:

cartersmw@gmail.com

  • The Fishing Adjunct will be holding their AGM on Wednesday 5th August 2020 at 5.30pm here at the Club. We would like Club Members who would like to come on board and help with running the Tournaments and support throughout the year. Unfortunately, continuation of the Adjunct is currently in doubt, unless we get further interest from Club Members.

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Table Tennis

Contact: Gail Gilbertson

Contact details:

g.gilbertson@xtra.co.nz

From Thursday 30th July: Two thirds through winter but things are hotting up at the Whangamata Club every Thursday at 12.50.   This week, Alby Driver hit the top spot along with Graeme Smith, and Wayne Brown and Gary Small were both just one point behind.   If you want to warm up, join us.

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Coastal Rockers

President: Grace Patterson

  • Christmas Hop: 7th November

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Line Dancing

Contact: Colleen

Contact details:

briancolleen@hotmail.com

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Keep Fit

Contact: Erin Wyatt

Contact details:

bandewyatt@xtra.co.nz

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Bolivia

Contact: Alison Gee

Contact details:

alliemeredith@hotmail.com

07-865 8705

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