Marlborough Development carried a 1-0 lead to within a couple of minutes of full time against Nelson Suburbs Seals on Saturday in Blenheim, but a late equaliser from Seals meant the hosts left the field disappointed with a draw.
Despite holding an 18-10 halftime lead, the NZ King Salmon Marlborough Boys’ College First XV went down 37-21 to St Bede’s College in Christchurch on Saturday, leaving them just back of the top four in the UC Championship rugby standings.
At the beginning of 2014 Ross Geldenhuys arrived in New Zealand looking to revitalise his rugby career.
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.
For the NZ King Salmon Marlborough Boys’ College First XV Saturday’s match on the St Bede’s College front field in Christchurch will be an eventful one. But for Taine Cragg-Love it will have extra spice.
The clash between Central Pirates and Blenheim Valley Development is likely to determine the division one championship.
The 2015 edition of the Tasman Makos, the nation’s most talked about provincial rugby side, is taking shape.
It is expected to be a tough, high-quality match when Marlborough Development meet the table-topping Suburbs Seals in Blenheim on Saturday and, unlike their Nelson counterparts, they are sure to have a referee on hand to control the action.
Another big weekend is in store for Marlborough indoor bowlers, with fixtures at Simcox Stadium in Blenheim on both Saturday and Sunday, while the Blenheim South fours team heads to Hokitika in a bid to win the regional title and advance to the national finals.
The Tasman Makos have been struck a Lowe blow leading into their 2015 national provincial championship campaign with a key backline player ruled out for the season.
Marlborough’s hockey fraternity have a chance to receive some top level tuition when a series of coaching clinics are staged in Blenheim next week.
Top performances in local tournaments helps New Zealand squash player secure accolade.
Marlborough bowler Ben Wheeler has narrowly missed out on a New Zealand Cricket contract. The Central Districts Stags' left-armer was probably the most unlucky of the current crop after he turned heads in England with his bowling in the pre-test tour matches and on ODI debut.
Top level sport doesn’t offer up too many second chances, especially where injuries are concerned.
Ian Columbus, who died in Blenheim on June 16 aged 83, was a little man with a big heart and even bigger ambitions.
The Woodbourne Wizards kept their unbeaten season in tact on Monday night in Blenheim, but it was a close run thing as a potential match winning three-pointer from the Trail Blazers’ Hamish Penlington rimmed out.
Harlequins Radich Law dealt Smog Bayleys successive Marlborough premier grade netball losses on Tuesday night in Blenheim, claiming round two honours in the process.
Several Marlborough teams were among over 400 competitors to hit the Hurunui Hills on Saturday for a test of brain and body in the Heights of Winter rogaine event.
Marlborough’s junior footballers, netballers and rugby players were in again in action for their club and school teams on Saturday, making the most of the winter sports season.
Robbie Malneek probably bleeds shark blood. He is Mako through-and-through.
Renwick hooker Quentin MacDonald was shocked when he found out through a friend on social media that he was back in New Zealand Maori team.
Pelorus Speight’s Ale House looks to have booked a trip back to the premier netball ranks.
Both Mayfield Motorworld division one and two football leagues are set to go down to the wire with two weeks left to play.
Marlborough’s McNabb Challenge Trophy reign became a brief one when the province’s indoor bowlers were beaten on Sunday.
The Marlborough Redbacks women’s volleyball team picked up a win and loss in Christchurch on Sunday, keeping them in the race to qualify for the club national championships.
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Whale Watch Kaikoura retained their two point lead in the Marlborough division two rugby race with a tense 23-17 victory over Scott Construction Harlequins at Lansdowne Park on Saturday.
Marlborough runners successfully defended last year's titles at the Marlborough Harrier Club's annual cross country championships on Sunday.