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Bay of Plenty Wheelchaiir Rugby Cpasch Proud of yrh Team

What a weekend! Bay of Plenty Wheelchair Rugby should br extremely proudafter their first ever8.0 National's Tournament. All goals have been acheived and then some.

Having attended prisegiving fellow team member Johnny Sligo reported back that Bay of Plenty scooped thre awards.

Best 1,5              Amanda lowry

Most improved    Tyler Jennings (our import)

Best Rookie         Paul Hale

https://www.maoritelevision.com/news/sport/hale-looks-bright-future-wheelchair-rugby

NICE WORK EVERYONE and thanks for your part - Coach Cudby  

Aspiring Youth - 2018 Halberg Games

Look at what we got up to over the weekend! A Team of 12 athletes trained to participate and compete at the Games. Ellie Jones and her family were unable to attend - we missed you - however this is a glimpse of what the friends , family, supporters and Bay of Plenty athletes got up to https://halberggames.co.nz/results-2018/
10/08/18

Bay of Plenty Wheelchair Rugby Coach Proud of the Team

What a weekend! Bay of Plenty Wheelchair Rugby should br extremely proudafter their first ever8.0 National's Tournament. All goals have been acheived and then some. Having attended prisegiving fellow team member Johnny Sligo reported back that Bay of Plenty scooped thre awards. Best 1,5              Amanda lowry Most improved    Tyler Jennings
09/02/18

Disability Sport for Youth in the Bay: Inclusive, Adapted, Specific

Congratulations Will Morgan one of our younger members of Parafed BOP Aspiring Youth Team Will who attends Pongakawa School, took 3rd place in the Boys section at the Primary School Gymnastics competitions. Aspiring Youth will be holding a gymnastics session with Argos Gym September 21 to ready the team for their Halberg Games journey. There is also wheelchair basketball in the Northern
08/24/18

Youth Holiday Programme

Aspiring Youth Holiday Programme - Rotorua The first week of school holidays we met at Westbrook Promary School, who gave us the use of their beautiful school Hall. Jo Jackson our fantastic support volunteer helped run the day after learning how to referee Boccia.  Dave MC Calman from Halberg ran a session  on wheelchair basketball which all 7 youth their siblings and parents th
07/29/18

Congratulations to our NZ reps from the Bay of Plenty-Squad member Toby and Assistant Coach Murray Lipinski

Two members of the Bay of Plenty Powerchair Football club (Toby Lipinski & Jacob Lane) joined forces with two from Northland Powerchair Football club (Brennan Massey & Barry de Geest ) and entered as BOPLAND   Taupo 7 th  8 th  9 th  July   Day one of NZPF Nationals. 7 th  July Opening game was Bopland (Bay of Plenty & Northla
07/17/18

Badminton and Table Tennis

Aspiring Youth continue to meet regularly, trialling new sports, gaining new members and welcoming a new volunteer to the Team. Last Thursday 10 youth supported by their mums, teacher or teacher aide met at Memorial Hall for a catch up on whats happening with the  AIMS and Halberg Games. Para Table Tennis is another sport added to the AIMs games as a choice of pathway for either local club
07/05/18

Activ8 Tournament Runners Up

This month, the Bay of Plenty Powerchair Football club attended the Waikato ParaFed Activ 8 Tournament in Morrinsville. We won the first two games and only needed to draw the last to take out the title. But it wasn't to be beaten by 3 goals to one in the last match to come second in the Tournament Even a New player take to the court on her second ever visit to a Powerchair football event. 
06/19/18

Aspiring Youth -Cross Country/Field events

Parafed Bay of Plenty Youth Development Programme - Aspiring Youth, will have their second session - meeingt at Tauranga Domain, 10am, 24 May, to learn skills for cross country and athletics field events. They will have assistance from Jack McSweeney, the Bays up and coming Para cyclist. Jack spent several years with Athletics NZ working in schools and is especially good with adapting technique
05/14/18

NZ Wheelchair Rugby Championship. Round 1

The Bay of Plenty Steamrollers will travel to the South Island to represent the Bay in competition We wish them all the best, we know they have been practising HARD OUT! and so from all of us at Parafed Bay of Plenty, we just wanted to say GO THE BAY!!
05/07/18

Disability Surfing -"Catch a Wave"

What a beautiful day to catch a wave (disability surfing) and share the aroha (surfers volunteering their time for others to surf) 5 disabled surfers and several volunteer surfers from Hibiscus Surf School had a blast on Saturday at Mount Beach, utilising the Beach Mat and Flight Centre Beach Chair. It was grea to see. chairs, walkers etc parked up ion the beach, while their users had simply ..
02/28/18

Wheelchair Sport in the BOP

The season for Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair Rugby has started!  . Wheelchair Basketball starts Mon 5 February 6pm -7.30pm contact: Shane Davies  info@parafedbop.co.nz   0279783932 Wheelchair Rugby starts Mon 12 Feb 7.30- 9.00pm contact Amanda Lowry  info@parafedbop.co.nz   021525824 Where:   Memorial Hall, Tauranga     &
02/13/18

Parafed BOP Junior Disability Games Team 2017

HALBERG JUNIOR DISABILITY GAMES - Team BOP 2017: Jackson Brown Nico Dunn Ellie Jones Aiden Lints Mattias Makai Mykal Mayne Brooke Parker Alice Sampson Siobhan Terry Ben Westenberg Parafed BOP are super proud of all our athletes that competed at this weekends games in Auckland (6-8th Oct) Well done! What an awesome experience! Please get in touch with us if you would like to be involved with o
10/13/17