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Cup final thriller

September 16, 2019 2:54PM

Gisborne United fell agonisingly short of completing a treble on Saturday. They lost to Massey University 3-2 in the Federation Cup final at Harry Barker …

United ‘on the cusp’

September 13, 2019 4:19PM

Gisborne United are on the cusp of making an outstanding season a great one. Tomorrow they host Massey University in the Federation Cup final at …

Braybrook Cup goes to United

September 3, 2019 5:14PM

FOOTBALL GISBORNE United won the Braybrook Cup women’s knockout competition in a penalty shootout after regulation time ended goalless at Harry Barker Reserve on Saturday. …

Hat-trick for Jarom Brouwer

September 2, 2019 3:26PM

A jarom Brouwer extra-time hat-trick helped Gisborne United to a 6-1 win against Wanganui City and a place in football’s Federation Cup final. The sides …

Spot in final at stake

August 30, 2019 3:28PM

A place in the Federation Cup final is at stake when Gisborne United play Wanganui City at Harry Barker Reserve at 2pm tomorrow. Heavy Equipment …

Never say die

August 26, 2019 2:57PM

Gisborne United are football’s Pacific Premiership champions for 2019. A last-minute goal by skipper Kieran Venema gave them a title-clinching 3-2 victory over Eskview at …

It’s down to the wire

August 23, 2019 2:38PM

FOOTBALL The “bad” news is that either Gisborne United or Gisborne Thistle will finish second in football’s Pacific Premiership. The good news is the other …

No one has blinked yet

August 19, 2019 4:58PM

FOOTBALL Gisborne sides United and Thistle both won on Saturday and will take their race for football’s Pacific Premiership title down to the wire. United …

Pacific Premiership going down to wire

August 16, 2019 4:32PM

It’s the penultimate round of football’s Pacific Premiership with only three sides left with a chance to win — Gisborne United, Gisborne Thistle and Taradale. …

Decisive win keeps United top of table

August 12, 2019 1:42PM

FOOTBALL Gisborne United remain top of the Pacific Premiership after thrashing mid-table Havelock North Wanderers Reserves 5-1 at Harry Barker Reserve on Saturday. Heavy Equipment …

Realistic contenders down to four

August 9, 2019 3:23PM

FOOTBALL Only four teams still have a chance of winning football’s Pacific Premiership title for 2019. Gisborne sides United and Thistle fill the top two …

Ure comes off bench, changes game

July 29, 2019 4:49PM

Striker Davie Ure came off the bench after an hour had already been played, and was instrumental in three of the goals in Gisborne Thistle’s …

Gisborne teams vying for lead

July 26, 2019 2:58PM

FOOTBALL Four games from the finish, football’s Pacific Premiership looks like a two-team race . . . and both sides are from Gisborne. Heavy Equipment …

Adams scores hat-trick in win

July 22, 2019 3:52PM

A Josh Adams hat-trick helped Gisborne United to a 4-2 win against Eskview in Federation Cup football in Hawke’s Bay on Saturday. Heavy Equipment Gisborne …

Federation Cup time for United

July 19, 2019 3:15PM

FOOTBALL Gisborne United turn their attention to Central Football’s Federation Cup when they will play in-form Eskview United at Petane Park, Hawke’s Bay, tomorrow. This …

Thistle get back on course

July 15, 2019 3:29PM

Gisborne teams Thistle and United won their matches in football’s Pacific Premiership on Saturday. Gisborne Vehicle Testing Thistle had a hard time beating a fired-up …

Gisborne teams in league’s box seat

July 12, 2019 4:12PM

FOOTBALL Gisborne football sides United and Thistle are in the box seat to win this year’s Pacific Premiership. A slip-up from either side could close …

Defeat stuns Thistle

July 8, 2019 4:46PM

FOOTBALL A rare loss for Gisborne Thistle — 3-0 at home to midtable Eskview United — has handed the momentum in football’s Pacific Premiership back …

Jags could rise to top

July 5, 2019 4:49PM

A win at Childers Road Reserve tomorrow will take Gisborne Thistle to the top of football’s Pacific Premiership. But the team they must beat, Eskview …

Thistle and United impress in victory

July 1, 2019 4:51PM

Gisborne teams Thistle and United had impressive wins in Pacific Premiership football in Hawke’s Bay on Saturday. Gisborne Vehicle Testing Thistle came from a goal …

Every post a winner

June 28, 2019 3:27PM

FOOTBALL EVERY game from now until the end of the season must be won. That must be the goal of Gisborne Thistle coach Garrett Blair …

Depleted Eskview give United first-half scare

June 24, 2019 4:47PM

Gisborne United twice came from behind in their Pacific Premiership football match against Eskview, then scored two second-half goals to win 4-2 at Harry Barker …

Gisborne sides have chance to widen gap

June 21, 2019 2:23PM

FOOTBALL GISBORNE pacesetters United and Thistle have the chance to widen the gap to chasing Hawke’s Bay teams in Pacific Premiership football tomorrow. League leaders …

Game-changer looms

June 14, 2019 3:21PM

FOOTBALL Gisborne teams United and Thistle tomorrow play what could be a game-changer in the Pacific Premiership title race. The match starts at Harry Barker …

Stage set for showdown

June 10, 2019 3:14PM

FOOTBALL Gisborne United and Thistle came away from Hawke’s Bay with victories again in Pacific Premiership football on Saturday. They had to battle torrential rain …

Maintain course . . .

June 7, 2019 3:26PM

FOOTBALL Gisborne United head football’s Pacific Premiership table, one point above local rivals Gisborne Thistle. Heavy Equipment Services United have 16 points from their first …

United and Thistle pull away from the chasers

May 27, 2019 4:21PM

Both Gisborne teams in football’s Pacific Premiership pulled away from the Hawke’s Bay chasing group after Saturday’s round of games. Gisborne Vehicle Testing Thistle are …

Challenge Cup held for a year

May 24, 2019 4:01PM

Gisborne United defend the Pacific Premiership’s Challenge Cup against Taradale tomorrow, just over a year after United claimed it. They beat Eskview in Hawke’s Bay …

Thistle, United fill top two spots

May 20, 2019 12:28PM

GISBORNE sides Thistle and United are first and second respectively in football’s Pacific Premiership following wins in Hawke’s Bay on Saturday. Gisborne Vehicle Testing Thistle …

Taking on teams at either end of table

May 17, 2019 3:39PM

Both Gisborne teams in football’s Pacific Premiership will be in Hawke’s Bay tomorrow to face opponents at either end of the league table. Gisborne Vehicle …

United, Thistle cruise through

May 13, 2019 4:53PM

Gisborne United and Thistle Massive made light work of first-round opponents in Central Federation Cup football on Saturday. Carpet Court Thistle Massive beat Pacific Premiership …

Fed Cup action for Thistle, United

May 10, 2019 4:13PM

FOOTBALL clubs are in federation football knockout action tomorrow. Carpet Court Thistle Massive and Heavy Equipment Services United are competing in the Central Federation Cup, …

McVey and Logan shine for Jags

May 6, 2019 4:09PM

A goalscorer and a goal creator were Gisborne Thistle players of the day against Napier Marist Reserves on Saturday. Matt McVey scored a hat-trick and …

United get points from default

May 3, 2019 4:32PM

FOOTBALL Gisborne United’s Pacific Premiership players have the weekend off, after Hastings Hibernian defaulted the match that was set down for Harry Barker Reserve tomorrow. …

United rescue a point

April 29, 2019 4:56PM

A fightback from three goals down earned 10-man Gisborne United a 4-4 draw with Havelock North Wanderers Seconds in Hawke’s Bay on Saturday. A hat-trick …

Inspired Jags go close in cup clash

April 26, 2019 4:49PM

Brilliant goals by David Ure and Jay Matthews inspired Gisborne Thistle in a pulsating Chatham Cup match at Childers Road Reserve yesterday. Thistle lost 3-2, …

Thistle in Chatham Cup action

April 24, 2019 4:48PM

Chatham Cup knockout football returns to Childers Road Reserve tomorrow when Gisborne Thistle host Havelock North Wanderers in Round 1 action. Pacific Premiership side Gisborne …

United, Thistle skippers get on the scoresheet

April 23, 2019 4:08PM

It was an Easter weekend to remember for Gisborne United skipper Kieran Venema and his Thistle counterpart Nick Land. Both captains scored in impressive wins …

Season’s first derby honours go to Jags

April 15, 2019 3:18PM

FOOTBALL GISBORNE Thistle midfielder Matt McVey scored the goal of the match and goalkeeper Mark Baple made the saves that kept the Jags in front …

Jags, United set for derby drama

April 12, 2019 4:43PM

Tomorrow is derby day — Thistle and United, two sides who once combined forces in Team Gisborne, now take the field as opponents in the …

In to win premiership

April 5, 2019 4:01PM

FOOTBALL Both Gisborne teams in football’s Pacific Premiership are fit, strong and raring to go in the opening round tomorrow. Heavy Equipment Services United play …

Academy trio relish new challenge

March 30, 2019 4:06PM

FOOTBALL GISBORNE Thistle start their Pacific Premiership campaign next weekend with three imported players signed from a British football academy. Jay Matthews, Liam McMenamy and …

Martin’s century sets up Horouta for victory

December 13, 2018 1:57PM

CRICKET Keegan Martin’s unbeaten century was the mainstay of Horouta’s victory over Campion College in Hope Cup cricket at the weekend. Martin came to the …

Crampton makes big contribution to win

November 26, 2018 5:11PM

A half-century and a three-wicket bag for Matt Crampton helped Pirates beat Gisborne Boys’ High School in Doleman Cup cricket at Harry Barker Reserve on …