There is a rising tide of excitement in the Tasman Makos camp as they prepare for their biggest test of their season.
Central Districts start their Plunket Shield season against Otago this weekend.
Twenty shooters contested the Marlborough Gun Club's monthly clay target shoot on Sunday.
The pressure is firmly on Celtic and Wairau leading into the second round of the Marlborough 50-over cricket competition on Saturday.
Hard work pays off at Clarence Bridge to Bridge.
Give yourself the ultimate challenge and enter the Kaikoura Warrior.
Stuff's football reporters run the rule over each club's prospects ahead of the 2016-17 Stirling Sports Premiership.
The feature match during the second round of the Allan Scott premier grade interclub tennis competition on Wednesday saw Forrest Marlborough Storm continue on their winning way with a hard-fought countback win over Rapaura Drylands Matadors.
A combined Saints softball team, comprising players from both Rams and Aces senior men's club sides, will attend the Eagles tournament at Saxton Field in Nelson over Labour Weekend.
Pip Lunn is the women's hockey nominee for the 2016 Marlborough Sports Awards.
Feisty gran's message to bowling selectors after being dumped from the team.
George Worker will miss the start of the season for CD.
Megan Craig is the women's squash nominee for the 2016 Marlborough Sports Awards.
Kieron Fonotia is fully aware that Sunday's clash with Taranaki could be his last in the Tasman No 13 jersey.
Margaret Hazelwood is the harriers nominee for the 2016 Marlborough Sports Awards, to be staged at the Marlborough Convention Centre on November 21.
Wairau, Picton and Celtic Gold kicked off the Marlborough second grade cricket season with wins when the first round was played on Saturday.
Shane Christie is excited about leading the Tasman Makos into Sunday's NPC semifnal against Taranaki.
Coey Turipa is doing everything he can to be ready Tasman United's first ever game.
David Havili happy to continue his professional development at the Crusaders
Weekly golf notes
Emma's Team made the most of their double-header on Thursday evening to pick up two wins in the Marlborough Volleyball Fairweathers' Senior League.
Talented Buller first five James Lash is a man you want on your side.
Champion athlete Lucy Sheat capped a memorable week when she was named Sportsperson of the Year at the Marlborough Girls' College sports prizegiving on Thursday.
Weekly sports draws
Two hundred and ten hardy sailors braved the elements in the Cook Strait on Friday to deliver and release the new vintage 2016 sauvignon blanc to Wellington.
Marlborough's junior tennis talent repelled Nelson's challenge for the fifth consecutive year in the 14 and under battle for the Malcolm Shield on Sunday.
This week in our series profiling Tasman Makos players we chat to Pete Samu.
Drawing with the United States will go down as the best result of Anthony Hudson's tenure so far. But for All Whites defender Kip Colvey, just playing against them was a career highlight.
Lycra tights, necessitated by cold and rain, was the norm for athletes at Friday's opening Twilight Series Meet at Saxton Field. They kept Lucy Sheat from pulling a muscle but didn't keep her from winning the 60m and 100m.
The Tasman Rugby Union hasn't entirely given up on the prospect of hosting the Mitre 10 Cup premiership rugby final in two week's time.