SOFTBALL

Mets upset below-strength Saints side

Former New Zealand under-19 baseball World Series player Horowai Puketapu was the hero as his Mets team won the clash of the unbeaten sides in Hawke's Bay's pre...

Home runs propel softball victories

Mets utility Horowai Puketapu and Saints infielder Hoani Crawford hit home runs during Saturday's play in Hawke's Bay's premier men's softball competition. Puk...

Hawke's Bay claim fifth place at NFC

Hawke's Bay senior men's softball team player-coach Luke Woon had every right to be buzzing after his team finished fifth at the North Harbour-hosted National F...

Bay softballers eye top four finish

Hawke's Bay senior men's softball team's player-coach Luke Woon is adamant he has the ammunition to gain a top four finish at this week's North Harbour-hosted N...

Mets produce history-making batting display

Mets created a massive slice of Hawke's Bay premier men's softball history on Thursday night. During their 14-5 win against Maraenui Pumas at Akina Park, Hasti...

Saints run hot in comp opener

Last week's Six 60 concert in Hawke's Bay forced a week's delay to the start of Hawke's Bay's premier men's post-Christmas softball competition. In the only ma...

Saints softballers go back to back

Defending champions Saints retained Hawke's Bay's premier men's softball pre-Christmas competition title in emphatic fashion tonight. The Luke Woon-coached Sai...

Saints secure first final berth

Saints Softball Club president Mace Price was the hero as his club won the battle of the two lifers in Hawke's Bay's premier men's pre-Christmas competition on...

Saints run hot as semifinals loom

Saints secured runner-up spot in Hawke's Bay's premier men's softball's pre-Xmas round-robin competition with an 8-1 victory over Fast Pitch at Akina Park, Hast...

Makea father-son combo triumphant

Hawke's Bay Hall of Famer and multiple world champion Thomas Makea was a member of the Poneke-Kilbirnie team which won the New Zealand Softball Classic in Hasti...

Thrilling Bay premier men's softball tussles

All four Hawke's Bay premier men's softball teams are ready for the New Zealand Classic to be played at Akina Park, Hastings this weekend. They proved this wit...

Bay's Woon makes Black Sox training squad

Hawke's Bay softballer Adam Woon celebrated his first taste of Black Sox selection with a superb display for his Saints club side tonight. Pitcher Woon was...

Pumas softballers bow to Mets experience

It's fair to suggest this has been the week from hell for the Maraenui Pumas premier men's softballers. Their training grounds were flooded on Monday night and...

Former internationals smash home runs in Bay softball

Former Black Sox utility Jovaan Hanley smashed an automatic home run as his Mets side won the feature Hawke's Bay premier men's softball match on Saturday. Han...

Woon stars as Saints march in again

New Zealand under-23 squad member Adam Woon was the key architect as Saints won the feature Hawke's Bay premier men's softball clash yesterday. Pitcher Woon co...