Some of Marlborough's rising young swimming stars will look to prove themselves in the pool this weekend as they take on some 250 competitors in the South Island Country and Town Championships.
The Forrest Marlborough Stars shone brightly again as they wrapped up the premier grade tennis title on Wednesday evening at the Forrest Winery Marlborough Tennis Centre in Blenheim.
Abusive antics of rowers after the New Zealand Rowing Championships have upset Twizel residents.
Fiji sprung an early upset when the East Asia Pacific Under-19 Trophy got under way in Renwick.
The mood at the Marlborough Rugby Sub-Union annual general meeting on Wednesday night was described as "extremely positive".
Tasman players will have a greater presence than ever when the 20th edition of Super Rugby kicks off on Friday.