Patel puts Stags on front foot

Central Districts seamer Navin Patel was in good form with the ball against Auckland in Napier on Thursday.

Once the sun finally came out, CD made the most of it.

Maadi rowers reach finals

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Marlborough rowers reached two A finals during the fourth day of action at the national secondary school champs at Lake Karapiro on Thursday.

Sheat wins at Aussie champs

Marlborough athlete Lucy Sheat came first in the Australian under-20 200m at the national champs in Sydney on Wednesday.

 Marlborough Girls' College sprinter Lucy Sheat added an Australian title to her ever-growing collection at Sydney Olympic Park on Wednesday.

College sailors in action

Georgina Dempster at the helm of one of the Marlborough Girls' College boats.

Teams from three Marlborough colleges will show their skills in home waters over the next three days.

Shorthanded race a success


Sailors and organisers are hailing the inaugural Lidgard Sails Shorthanded Tarakohe Race as a success.

Football season afoot

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The absence of a Mariners side this season has resulted in a flow-down effect to the province's senior football clubs.

Maadi crews up with pace

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 Marlborough college crews made their way into an A final and three semifinals at the national secondary schools rowing championships at Lake Karapiro on Wednesday.

Spencer shows speed

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Sam Spencer continued his recent hot form to take out the Marlborough Red Devils Cycling Club's third Taylor Pass Time Trial on Tuesday.

Open squash titles at stake

George Crosby will be out to claim his 11th Marlborough Open squash title this weekend.

 The Marlborough squash season begins in earnest this week.

Express trophy at stake once more

Renwick fullback Glen Ballam admires the Marlborough Express Player of the Year Trophy which he won after a consistent ...

Just as the first NPD Tasman Trophy points were decided when division one rugby kicked off in Marlborough on Saturday, the opening points in the Marlborough Express Club Rugby Player of the Year competition were also dished out.

Performing well in the wilderness

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Unforgiving and cold conditions didn't stop Kaikoura's Team Savitar from finishing the tough six-hour wilderness adventure race .

Weekly golf notes

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Weekly golf notes.

Kick off

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COLUMN: The top of the south club rugby season looks to be another cracker, writes Tasman Makos team manager Martyn Vercoe.

Women golfers flock to Fairhall

Marlborough golfer Ann Rutledge appears to be enjoying her round during the first day's play in the Allan Scott ...

 The first shots in the 18th annual Allan Scott Family Wines Marlborough Ladies Golf Classic tournament were fired at the Marlborough Golf Club on Monday.

College rowers push hard

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 Marlborough college rowers continue to fight above their weight at the Maadi Cup national secondary schools rowing regatta on Lake Karapiro.

Multisport athletes head north

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 Thirteen Tasman athletes will compete at the National Secondary Schools Triathlon Championships in Whanganui on Thursday and Friday, 12 of them from Marlborough.

Lash helping to ease concussion issues

Mike Lash is preaching the blue card gospel.

Tasman referee Mike Lash is helping to turn the problem of concussion on its head. 

Tasman duo headed to Oceania tournament

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Faingaanuku and Jordan will fly Tasman's flag at the Oceania Under-20 rugby tournament in Australia. 

Weekly sports draws

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Weekly sports fixtures.

Maadi rowers make solid start

MGC sculler Stella Blake scored a win in her heat on the opening day of the 2017 Maadi Cup regatta.

Marlborough college rowing crews picked up three heat wins when the annual Maadi Cup secondary school regatta began at Lake Karapiro on Monday.

Northern Rebel comes out on top

Excel, skippered by Mark Gibbs, took out division two in the 2016-17 NZ King Salmon Summer Series.

Northern Rebel, skippered by Ash Davey, notched up their third win in the New Zealand King Salmon Summer Sailing Series to clinch overall division one honours on Tuesday.

Clean sweep for top volleyballers

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Uso proved too strong for Fairweathers when the sixth round of Marlborough Volleyball's Fairweathers' Summer League was played at Marlborough Lines Stadium on Thursday.

Renwick, Wairau claim cricket titles

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 Renwick and Wairau claimed the silverware and capped successful seasons when the final lower grade cricket titles were decided at Horton Park on Saturday.

Heem gets red card in England

Bryce Heem on the charge for the Tasman Makos in 2014.

Bryce Heem was banished after a dangerous tackle in England.

Magic thumping 'reality check' for Tactix

Tactix wing defence Hayley Saunders, left, and Magic wing attack Grace Rasmussen compete for possession during their ANZ ...

 Mainland Tactix given ANZ Premiership wake-up call in opening match.

Hayes 'only a witness' in French police probe

Six rugby union players, including two New Zealanders, have been released after questioning by French police following a ...

A young Marlborough rugby player was 'never arrested or charged' after allegations of rape in France.

Quarterfinals for Marlborough bowlers

Marlborough's Andre Smith paired with Lloyd Gallop to win five pool matches at the national inter-centre championships.

The Marlborough men's team made the final eight at bowls' national centre tournament.

'Steely resolve' clinches Waitohi's win over champs

Captain and halfback Ben Finau, chased by Harlequins' Blake Parata, had a strong game in Moutere's 25-5 win at Lansdowne ...

A win for Waitohi against premiers Central and a bonus point victory for Renwick made for a bright start in Marlborough rugby.

Late comeback falls short

Replacement striker Matilda Dawson scored in Tasman United's 3-2 defeat to Coastal Spirit.

Tasman United push Coastal Spirit close in MWPL opener.

Jesse Ryder ton upsets Canty

Central Stags batsman Jesse Ryder smashes the ball through midwicket.

Former Black Cap serves up a reminder of his class as Central Stags score an upset win over Canterbury.

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