Sport

Timaru too strong for MBC

Marlborough Boys' College midfielder Nigel Satherley takes on the Timaru Boys' High School defence in Blenheim on Saturday.

Marlborough Boys' College's push towards the top of the University of Canterbury rugby championship table was derailed by a tough opponent in Blenheim on Saturday.

Rabbits through to final

Wanderers Wolves centre Fabyan Noonan is swarmed by the Victory Phoenix defence.

Richmond Rabbits upstage Wairau Taniwha to book first TRL finals berth.

Moutere, Renwick move ahead

Moutere and Renwick surged clear of the Marlborough division one rugby pack with wins on Saturday.

Netballers venture outside

Meighan Taylor of Tokomaru, left, and Anna Archie of Pelorus see the lighter side of the situation during their premier ...

They may have moved outside for a round, but the song remained the same for Marlborough's premier netballers on Saturday.

Weekend sport

Harlequins number eight Jono Nicoliason offloads during his side's division one match with East Coast at Lansdowne Park.

Moutere and Renwick moved clear of the Marlborough division one rugby pack with wins on Saturday.

Val Symes named top bowler

Val Symes displays the rewards of a successful season.

Val Symes is Bowls Marlborough's bowler of the year.

MBC Falcons face busy Timaru side

MBC First IV rugby team the Falcons.

The Marlborough Boys' College First XV have a golden opportunity to step up the University of Canterbury rugby championship ladder on Saturday.

Tima takes on the world - and wins

Baby Blacks winger Tima Faingaanuku proudly holds his World Rugby Under-20 Championship winner's medal.

Baby Blacks winger Tima Faingaanuku returns home with a winner's medal.

Cup: Meet 'Pride of Picton'

"The pride of Picton", Joseph Sullivan, heads to the boat at this year's America's Cup.

Former Olympic rower says coming off the pedals in the America's Cup takes a little getting used to.

Semifinal preview in store

Billy Collins has been in good form for East Coast this season, whether at hooker or loose forward.

The top four Marlborough division one rugby teams square off in a potential semifinal preview on Saturday.

Rugby

Alexanders lay down law

Three members of Blenheim's Alexander family are rugby referees, from left, Ben, Cameron and father Tony.

When the Alexander clan gather round their TV to watch rugby you can bet the discussion will more likely be about the referee's performance than the players.

Seddon to host Makos match

East Coast rugby players Andrew Lawson, left, Kaino Thomsen, Sebastian Sila and  Max Freydell are looking forward to the ...

There's never been a better reason to take a Thursday afternoon off work.

Rugby pacesetters move further ahead

The rich got richer and the poor got poorer during the latest round of Marlborough division one rugby on Saturday.

MBC dig deep for another home win

For the second week running the Marlborough Boys' College First XV dug deep at home to see off a dangerous opponent.

Weekend rugby wrap

Marlborough Boys' College First XV winger Keelan Murrell shows his determination with another strong run against ...

Marlborough division one rugby's leading three clubs, Moutere, Renwick and Waitohi, picked up victories during round two of the sub-union championship on Saturday.

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