Sporting success honoured

Tenaija Fletcher picked up a $2000 scholarship towards her sporting endeavours at the Kaipara Flats Sports Club annual sports awards on June 30.

Fletcher excels in rugby, playing for the North Harbour U18 team and U18 sevens side. She is also part of the North Harbour U18 athlete development programme, for which she travels to Windsor Park twice each week. An ace bowler in cricket, Kyran Dill took the Mark Ryburn Memorial Trophy for excelling in his chosen sport.

This season he won Northland Bowler of the Year, Northland Player of the Year and Player of the tournament in the T20 competition representing Northern District A’s. His performance highlights were 5-24 against Poverty Bay and 6-20 against Onerahi.

Steve Dill won the Shirley Gubb Memorial Trophy for exceptional contributions to the club. Dill has been involved with the club for over 20 years and is a committee member and club captain of cricket. He has played cricket for Kaipara Flats at both junior and senior level. He has been involved with most club working bees and organised a number of fundraising events.