Sport

Upper South Island softballers fifth

Upper South Island pitcher William Macdonald had a strong under-17 national tournament.

.The Upper South Island under-17 softball team finished fifth at the New Zealand championships in Pukekohe on Sunday.

Clarkson blasts Stags past ND

Northern Districts batsman Daryl Mitchell turns a ball into the leg-side against the Central Stags in their Ford Trophy ...

Big-hitting CD batsman Josh Clarkson helped his side come from behind at Seddon Park.

Tasman hang on through late penalty save

Tasman goalkeeper Tom Fawdry saves a penalty against the Wellington Phoenix reserves.

Goalkeeper saves 92nd minute penalty as Tasman United hang on for second consecutive draw.

Hopeful Harriet turns tables in Waterlea feature race

Hopeful Harriet, driven by Robbie Close, edges out hot favourite Alta Orlando to win the feature race during the ...

 Exciting pacer Hopeful Harriet turned the tables on Canterbury rival Alta Orlando when she took out the Peter Yealands Wines Marlborough Cup at Waterlea Racecourse in Blenheim on Sunday.

Treviso waiting for Banks' call

Benetton Treviso are playing the waiting game to see if Marty Banks will turn up amid speculation the Highlanders are ...

Benetton Treviso to wait on word from Marty Banks before deciding what action to take.

Marlborough unable to remedy batting woes

Marlborough batsman Corey Bovey watches the path of the ball closely during play in the Hawke Cup qualifying match ...

 Marlborough's 2016-17 Hawke Cup cricket campaign ended on an all-too-familiar note in Rangiora on Saturday.

Teens tussle for triathlon honours

Marlborough teenager Connor Guillemot crosses the finish line first in the Anakiwa Triathlon on Saturday.

 A teenage trifecta marked the finish of the 28th Anakiwa Triathlon, staged in the Marlborough Sounds on Saturday.

New career twist for Ng Shiu

Tasman's Tone Ng Shiu is tackled by Auckland's Sabastian Visinia during the men's plate final at the national sevens ...

Tone Ng Shiu is proof that you don't have to score tries to make an impact in sevens.

Renwick continue dominance over Cavaliers

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 bails, ball, bowled, breaking, ...

 Renwick continued their recent dominance over Wairau Cavaliers when the sixth round of Marlborough senior Twenty20 cricket was concluded at Horton Park on Friday evening.

Depleted Tasman hunt for second victory

Tasman United captain Paul Ifill, right, fights for possession with Wellington Phoenix reserves player Liberato Cacace ...

Last weekend's performance against Auckland City can't be a one-off, says Tasman United coach Richard Anderson.

Rugby

Heart problem to sevens heaven

Trael Joass is one of three Tasman players selected in the All Blacks Sevens squad for the Wellington tournament.

Less than three years ago Trael Joass was having heart surgery. Now he's a member of the All Blacks Sevens squad.

Banks' Italian no-show

Marty Banks was expected to be leaving New Zealand to play rugby in Italy, but he has yet to turn up to Benetton Treviso.

Marty Banks' rugby career appears to be up in the air with the former Highlanders first five-eighth not turning up to his Italian club.

Quake won't derail East Coast rugby team

The East Coasters celebrate a premier rugby win over Renwick last season. Despite their catchment area being disrupted ...

 There will be an East Coast team in Marlborough premier rugby ranks in 2017.

Tasman teams lose in overtime

INVERCARGILL, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 21:  Scott Eade of Otago runs the ball during the round one Mitre 10 Cup match ...

Tasman's men's and women's sevens teams have both suffered overtime losses in national finals

Rugby player off to sevens

Rosie Buchanan-Brown, left, bursts out of a tackle while playing for Moutere at the Tasman regional sevens tournament in ...

 Rosie Buchanan-Brown faces the toughest test of her burgeoning sporting career when she fronts up at the national sevens tournament in Rotorua at the weekend.

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