Table tennis matches close

Table tennis

 Wairau Valley Red and Warriors prevailed in close contests during Thursday's Marlborough senior interclub table tennis competition.

Volleyballers in action

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Former USA men's and women's national volleyball team coach Hugh McCutcheon.

Three-nil scorelines were the order of the night in all but one match during the latest round of Marlborough Volleyball's Fairweathers' Winter League.

Harlequins claim trophy

Harlequins Radich Law defender Wendy Trolove, a stand out in both matches at Marlborough Lines Stadium on Sunday, tries ...

Harlequins Radich Law are the 2016 Tasman Trophy netball champions.

League leaders snap Tasman's winning streak

Cashmere Technical's Annalie Longo, left, clashes with Tasman United's Ariana Whittington at Garrick Park on Sunday.

Football Ferns star Annalie Longo bags a brace as Cashmere Technical romp to 6-0 win over Tasman United.

Squire named in All Blacks

Loose forward Liam Squire has just become the Tasman Rugby Union's first home-grown All Black.

Makos No. 8 Liam Squire becomes Tasman union's first homegrown All Black.

Moutere reach semis

Renwick's Jack Roberton is lowered in a tackle during his side's match with Waimea Old Boys on Saturday.

 A late resurgence by Marlborough sides was just enough to propel Moutere into the NPD Tasman Trophy rugby play-offs on Saturday.

MBC match drawn

Marlborough Boys' College First XV midfielder Isaac Briggs is brought down by a desperate St Andrew's tackler during ...

If the King Salmon Marlborough Boys' College were frustrated by their single point loss to Shirley midweek, they will be pulling their hair out after Saturday's 10-10 draw with St Andrew's College.

Saturday sports wrap

Renwick prop Milton Butler goes down in the tackle of Waimea flanker Troy Mangan during their Tasman Trophy match at ...

 Marlborough club rugby teams enjoyed their best return of the NPD Tasman Trophy season on Saturday, three teams notching wins over Nelson rivals.

Tasman edge Parklands with late penalty

Tasman United midfielder Tiana Williams scored a late penalty in their 2-1 win over Parklands.

Tasman United have extended their winning streak to three games.

Waimea dominates swim champs


Waimea College dominated overall, but Marlborough swimmers also made their mark at the annual Tasman Secondary Schools Swimming Championships staged on Friday at the Richmond Aquatic Centre.

Early fireworks expected

Marlborough Girls' College midcourter Kelsie Fitzpatrick, with ball, and Tokomaru's Tash Ford, right, will be key ...

The night's early encounter, between Tokomaru and Marlborough Girls' College, could well provide the highlight of Marlborough premier netball action on Tuesday evening.

Game on

Marlborough Netball could have its last winter at Horton Park, pictured, this year before moving to Lansdowne Park.

Softball has bedded into its new home, and netball is set to join them.

Kaua opts for Tasman

Atkin Kaua in action for Canterbury United during the 2015-16 national league.

Solomon Islands youth international Atkin Kaua joins Tasman United.

Black Caps to face Bangladesh in Nelson

General view of Saxton Oval during the third ODI match between the Black Caps and Sri Lanka last summer.

Nelson scores two Black Caps ODIs against Bangladesh in December.

Mariners head west

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 The Floorpride Marlborough Mariners travel to Nelson on Saturday, keen to repeat their first round effort against FC Nelson.

Quins well placed for trophy push

Harlequins Radich Law player Jenna Gilbert is a key player in midcourt for the Marlborough champs and will have a big ...

The equation is simple for Harlequins Radich Law - win both their Tasman Trophy premier netball games on Sunday and the silverware is theirs.

Rugby hopes alive

Moutere playmaker Johnny Ika will have to be at his game-breaking best if the Magpies are to beat Nelson visitors Stoke ...

Waitohi and Moutere appear Marlborough's best hopes of getting a team into the NPD Tasman Trophy club rugby semifinals on Saturday - but they will need a bit of help from their friends.

Perth fan welcomes back the shark

Perth-based Nelsonian Alex Malcolm has welcomed the TRU's logo decision, having campaigned on social media to keep the ...

The former Nelson student who got the social media ball rolling to save the shark is delighted.

Tasman get first shot at heavyweights

Tasman United midfielder Ariana Whittington skips out of a tackle during their 1-0 win over Parklands earlier in the season.

Tasman United prepare for weekend double header against Parklands and Cashmere Technical.

The shark is back

The new Tasman Makos logo.

 The Tasman Rugby Union has bowed to public and player pressure and reinstated an upgraded version of its original logo.

Forwards dominate

East Coast hooker Billy Collins gained maximum points in the Express Trophy competition after his display against ...

 Forwards dominated the point scoring in the Marlborough Express Club Rugby Player of the Year competition after Saturday's NPD Tasman Trophy crossover matches.

Wizards, UN open with wins

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Woodbourne Wizards and United Nations struck first blood when Marlborough men's A grade basketball began on Friday at Marlborough Lines Stadium.

Basketball boost

New operations manager Tim O'Malley has a clear vision for the immediate future of basketball in Marlborough.

There's a new face at the forefront of Marlborough Basketball.

MGC team in form

Harlequins Fairweathers wing attack Annaliese Raemaki tries to get the ball past the defences of Pelorus opponent Vicki ...

Marlborough Girls' College Scaffold Marlborough showed they are a force to be reckoned with in the 2016 Marlborough premier netball competition, notching up a 19-goal victory over SMOG Bayleys at Marlborough Lines Stadium on Tuesday evening.

Weekly golf

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Weekly golf notes.

MBC lose to Shirley

Isaac Briggs, with the ball, was the outstanding back for the Marlborough Boys' College First XV when they met Shirley ...

The Marlborough Boys' College First XV's roller coaster rugby season continued in Christchurch on Tuesday, losing 8-7 to Shirley Boys' High School.

Guildford heading to Tasman

Zac Guildford will be swapping a Waratahs' jersey for a Tasman Makos strip at the end of the current Super Rugby season.

The Tasman Rugby Union signs winger Zac Guildford for its 2016 NPC campaign.

Pouwhare on target

clay target shooting

Marlborough shooter Mack Pouwhare claimed the high gun overall when the Marlborough Clay Target Club held their monthly shoot in cold, wet conditions on Sunday.

Hockey reversal

Arotea Kiwi player Abby Scott, left, contests possession with Beawai rival Millie Volckman at College Park on Saturday.

 Arotea Kiwi did not have to wait long to avenge their first round loss to Marlborough arch-rivals Beawai.

Weekly sports draws

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Long distance runner and Marlborough Sounds ...

Weekly sports fixtures.

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