Weekly draws for Marlborough sport.
The Tasman under-19 rugby team endured a torrid season-opener after losing 31-5 to the West Coast Heartland team in the wet at Murchison on Saturday.
Marlborough gets its first taste of national provincial championship rugby for the season with the Tasman Makos and Wellington Lions spending time in the province this week ahead of their pre-season match at Lansdowne Park on Thursday.
Bella’s Team registered two wins and Uso Fiafia took out a hard-fought top-of-the-table clash when week four of Marlborough Volleyball’s Fairweathers Winter Leagues was played on Thursday night in Blenheim.
Blenheim Valley Masters and Redwood Renegades will square off in one Knockout Cup semifinal and Central Pirates and Rangers Hammers the other, after all four football teams took out their quarterfinals on Saturday.
The Bill Crossen-skippered yacht, Joint Effort sailed to a win in division one of the NZ King Salmon Winter Series on Sunday to solidify their position at the head of the standings.
Arawa and Liquorland played out a thrilling match in section one of the Marlborough senior A grade table tennis competition on Thursday.
The Tasman Makos mended some cracks with Saturday's 31-25 pre-season rugby win over an Otago XV at Trafalgar Park but they're still in desperate need of some polish.
Marlborough Development got their Tasman Trophy football campaign off to a flying start on Saturday.
The NZ King Salmon Marlborough Boys' College First XV emerged victors from a tight tussle with St Thomas of Canterbury.
The Tasman Makos produced a solid second half performance to seal a tight 31-25 preseason rugby win over an Otago XV at Nelson's Trafalgar Park on Saturday.
Several Marlborough-based players have been included by Tasman under-19 rugby coach Kahu Marfell in an impressive 33-player squad.
The Marlborough Boy's College First XV are keen to put a horror month behind them when they travel to Christchurch to meet St Thomas of Canterbury on Saturday.
It's only preseason, but Wednesday's decisive 47-19 rugby loss to the Manawatu Turbos still stung.
Marlborough junior sport wrap from last weekend.