As expected the Tasman Makos coaches called on players from the Nelson Bays and Marlborough club ranks when a Makos Emerging Players training squad was announced on Tuesday for the first of three preseason matches.
A mix of wind strengths in the Marlborough Sounds on Sunday provided a challenge to the 21 Waikawa Boating Club yachts and crews who took part in race five of the NZ King Salmon Winter Series.
The Highlanders’ historic Super Rugby final victory brought joy to the MacDonald whanau in Marlborough.
Central Pirates repelled another raid from a plucky young Blenheim Valley Development team on Saturday, winning the Mayfield Motorworld division one football league with a week to spare while an upset result in Picton ensured the division two season will go down to the wire.
Blenheim-based company Top of the South Events announced on Monday they will be staging a new, annual ultra-marathon race based on the Old Ghost Road in the Buller district, starting at Lyell and running 85km north to Seddonville.
Pelorus Speight’s Ale House finished their grade one netball stint in the same style they had played their first four weeks in the competition, winning at Horton Park in Blenheim on Saturday.
Marlborough weekly sports fixtures.
Whale Watch Kaikoura will play a home semi final in the Marlborough division two rugby competition after topping the points table at the end of round robin play.
Five Tasman Makos players helped the Highlanders to a historic Super Rugby title on Saturday.
Three generations of the Henson family came from behind to score an improbable indoor bowls win in the Rai Dale Farms Closed Triples championships in Blenheim on Sunday.
Marlborough's Makos star reflects on incredible year that culminated in thrilling victory in Super Rugby final.
Despite holding an 18-10 halftime lead, the Marlborough Boys’ College First XV went down 37-21 to St Bede’s College on Saturday.
Moutere claimed the favourites’ tag heading into next week’s Marlborough division one rugby semi final against Scott Construction Harlequins, with an emphatic 35-18 victory over the same opponents at Awarua Park, Spring Creek on Saturday. The Magpies scored three tries in each half to put a stake in the ground for the forthcoming play-off.
Moutere claimed the favourites’ tag heading into next week’s Marlborough division one rugby semi final against Harlequins, with an emphatic 35-18 victory over the same opponents at Awarua Park, Spring Creek on Saturday.
Club pride is up for grabs in Saturday's final preliminary matches in the Marlborough division one rugby competition.