South Waikato News - - SPORT - By GILLY ALEXAN­DER

Swim­ming Clinic

Apolo­gies – this is ac­tu­ally to­day in Pu­taruru from 10am to noon at the Pu­taruru Pool. Open to club and ca­sual swimmers. Cost is pool en­try and the course will be run by Chris Jolly ( Sport­sForce Swim­ming) and Jo Sul­li­van ( sil­ver in­struc­tor). Con­tact Chris Jolly to see if she has spa­ces left on 027 233 6149.

ECHO Walk­ing Fes­ti­val

This year the South Waikato will be part of the ECHO Walk­ing Fes­ti­val with walks tak­ing place in the South Waikato from Satur­day, March 29 un­til Sun­day, April 6. All walks are guided with some eas­ier and child friendly with oth­ers cater­ing for the ‘‘ ex­pe­ri­enced’’ walker. Brochures are avail­able from Sport Waikato, Waikato River Trails, and the Ti­rau and Toko­roa In­for­ma­tion cen­tre, or you can reg­is­ter for the walks online at www. echowalk­fest. org. nz. For fur­ther de­tails or in­quiries con­tact Gilly on 027 471 5968.

Parafed Waikato – 3 on

Tech­nique 3 Wheel­chair Bas­ket­ball Com­pe­ti­tion

Satur­day, March 1, 10am-3pm. $20 per team (4 or 5 play­ers per team) – ev­ery­one can play ( able bod­ied and dis­abled), wheel­chairs pro­vided. South Waikato Sport & Events Cen­tre. No ex­pe­ri­ence nec­es­sary, get your friends and whanau to­gether and meet Danny McBride, NZ rower and NZ Wheel­chair bas­ket­ball cham­pion. To reg­is­ter or for more de­tails con­tact Chloe Wick­man (apolo­gies for the wrong name last week), Sport­sForce Parafed De­vel­op­ment Of­fi­cer 027 494 5587 or email chloew@sport­

Sport Maker – Nom­i­nate a Sport­ing Vol­un­teer

Ev­ery month mer­chan­dise is dis­trib­uted through­out the Waikato re­gion, so keep those nom­i­na­tions com­ing in. From the coaches and of­fi­cials, to the uni­form wash­ers and ad­min­is­tra­tors, a Sport Maker is some­one who vol­un­teers their time and ef­fort for sport in the Waikato re­gion. Nom­i­nate the Sport Maker that makes a dif­fer­ence in your sport by click­ing on the link be­low. All nom­i­nees go in the monthly draw for the chance to re­ceive some awe­some sport­ing gear. Take the time to nom­i­nate and re­ward a lo­cal Sport Maker who helps you and your sport. www. sport­

Toko­roa Hash House Har­ri­ers

The Toko­roa Hash House Har­ri­ers are gath­er­ing in Leith Place, ( McDon­ald’s end), at 6pm tonight for an in­ter­est­ing mys­tery trails for walk­ers and run­ners. We usu­ally fin­ish the stop/ start trail within an hour. Come along and try it out.

Toko­roa Busi­ness House Ten­nis

Starts on Tues­day, Jan­uary 28 for the Fe­bru­aryMarch se­ries. Teams of four to play from 6pm to 7.30pm. New teams wel­come or we can place you in a team. Con­tact Denise on 886 9146 or 022 091 3701 by Jan­uary 25. Round 2 Thurs­day, Jan­uary 23 6pm 1 MIA v Mez­cars (Mot­ley crew); 2 Lit­tle cars v E park boys b(Rustys); 3 Kokopops v Jedi (St­ing); 4 Epark boys v Un­knowns (Fast); 5 Tear it up v Lo­cal as (In­tense gamers); 6 5O9 v Ex­cu­sia (Carters crocs); 7 Sport crew v Tap n go (Mooloos); 8 Bu­lalas v Touch of class (R n B); 9 Spirit D v Crazy horses (Da ud­ders). 6.45pm 1 Mot­ley crew v Hit em up (MIA); 2 Rustys v Just 4 fun (L kheez); 3 St­ing v Raz­za­matazz (Kokopops); 4 Fast v Step n up (E park boys); 5 In­tense gamers v Hy­droz (Tear it up); 6 Carters crocs v L kheez (5O9); 7 Mooloos v Churchies (Sport crew 0; 8 R n B v Far ques (Bu­lalas); 9 Da ud­ders

v MOT (Spirit D). Round 3 Thurs­day, Jan­uary 30 6pm 1 Mot­ley crew v MOT (Crazy horses); 2 Rustys v Hit em up (Un­knowns); 3 St­ing v Just 4 fun (Lo­cal as); 4 Fast v Raz­za­matazz (E park boys B); 5 In­tense gamers v Step n up (Ex­cu­sia); 6 Carters crocs v Hy­droz (Touch of class); 7 Mooloos v L kheez (Tap n go); 8 R n B v Churchies (Mez­cars); 9 Da ud­ders v Far ques (Jedi) 6.45pm 1 MIA v Crazy horses (MOT); 2 Lit­tle cars v Un­knowns (Hit em up); 3 Kokopops v Lo­cal as (Just 4 fun); 4 E park boys v Ex­cu­sia (Raz­za­matazz6); 5 Tear it up v Tap n go (Step n up); 6 5O9 v Touch of class (Hy­droz); 7 Sport crew v E park boys B (L kheez); 8 Bu­lalas v Mez­cars (Churchies); 9 Spirit D v Jedi (Far ques).

Co-or­di­na­tor – South Waikato Dis­trict

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