14 November 2008

Most interest will centre around the Hooker Pacific Pukekura and Hareb Deken Motors Oakura match in Soffe Cup interclub tennis on Saturday. Oakura is in second place on the points table and Pukekura third. Oakura looks to have the edge in the match which will be played at Pukekura.
In the top singles match Oakura's Josh Walden will play Michael Fleming, who rarely loses in interclub and should come away with another win. In the No 2 match, John Hardie Boys will play Dennis Reid.  In the top two women's matches, Oakura's Alesha Ford will play Linda Reid while Leah Fletcher will play Donna Thorne.
Competition leader and Soffe Cup holders, Central Finance Rotokare should continue their unbeaten run against AWE Huatoki, who' s only success has been a draw with McDonald Real Estate Matapu, at Huatoki.
Rotokare's No 1 and 2 Ben Pollard and Chris Popata should play Jonno Ussher and Jaden Hareb while in the women, Rotokare's top pair of Catherine Stevenson and Kelly Toa should play Saori Han and Chris Wilson.  
Sandfords Manaia, in fourth spot, travel to Matapu and should come away with a comfortable win against the sixth placed side. The McDonald Real Estate Matapu team, headed by David White and Krystal Oakes will play the strong pairing of brother and sister Cameron and Nicole Koch. In the No 2 matches, Manaia's Jacob Gopperth will play Matapu's Jason Hurley and Manaia's Irene Cruikshank will play Helen Kelly.
Lockwood Design and Build Okaiawa are at home to Hawera with Hawera fancied in the bottom of the table clash.
In the top men's match, Okaiawa's Andrew Powell will play Hawera's Neil McCann while Vincent Baylis will play Conrad Heron in the No 2 match.
In the No 1 women's match Okaiawa's Beth MacLeod will play Sheri De'ath and in the No 2 match, Okaiawa's junior rep, Amelia Bowers- Weir will play Erin Annabell.