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Top swimmers recognised

Blenheim swimmer Sophie Woodhouse has enjoyed an outstanding season.

Sophie Woodhouse is the Blenheim Swimming Club's swimmer of the year.

Christie out of Super Rugby

Shane Christie receives medical help for a cut in February 2016. He has been ruled out of the current season with ...

Shane Christie's Highlanders season is over due to "concussion-like" symptoms.

Moulds nearing return

Tactix skipper Jess Moulds hasn't played since last August due to a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).

Tactix could receive a welcome boost from injured skipper in final rounds of season.

Waitohi decide not to play

Moutere goal kicker Junior Filipo, pictured in action against Kahurangi last Saturday, will be a key player if the ...

The Waitohi Rugby Club has opted not to play their final Tasman Trophy division one fixture on Saturday.

Sailing away

Fourth-placed Frostbite, ???Lime Burner???, with Mahurangi Regatta flagship and start boat, the Jane Gifford, astern.

The Queen Charlotte Yacht Club wrapped up a busy and successful season earlier this month.

Edwards continues cross-country streak

Bridie Edwards won the senior girls race at the Tasman secondary schools cross country championships on Wednesday.

Kalani Edwards and Bridie Edwards win senior titles at Tasman secondary schools cross country championships.

Junior tennis players face old rivals

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Marlborough's junior tennis elite play Nelson for the Gardiner Trophy this weekend.

1974 Ranfurly Shield winning coach Jim Dawson dies

Former South Canterbury Ranfurly Shield coach Jim Dawson with his wife Pam.

 The innovative thinker behind South Canterbury rugby team's surprise 1974 Ranfurly Shield win has died.

Weekly golf notes

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Big names behind surf competition

Surfer Alan Te Moananui.

Kaikoura Boardriders Coldwater Classic held on Queen's Birthday Weekend has plenty of heavies behind it as big sponsors come on board to support the local surfing event.

Three in contention for first netball trophy

Lauren Murray had another good night under the goal hoop for Harlequins Radich Law on Tuesday.

 First round honours in the Marlborough premier netball competition will be fought out between three teams.

Playing a safe game

Luke Pannell weaves between the opposition players when Central took on Harlequins in the junior rugby finals in 2016.

I really enjoy getting out and watching Junior Rugby as you get to see young people expressing themselves on a sporting stage.

Falcons back on track

Marlborough Boys' College No 8 Vailua Kaloni charges into the Shirley BHS defence during their University of Canterbury ...

 The Marlborough Boys' College First XV are back on track.

The battle back from brain surgery

Vernon Fredericks

The road to becoming Crusader No 213 has been far from smooth for Vernon Fredericks.

Weekly sports draws

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Marlborough excels in pool play

Sophie Smith prepares to pass down the pool during the weekend's water polo tournament at Marlborough Lines Stadium.

Marlborough's first water polo tournament, held last weekend, has been labelled a huge success.

Top teams prevail

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The focus was on individual battles during Marlborough senior interclub table tennis on Thursday.

Hockey clash ends in stalemate

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Go Hockey Girls and Masters fought out a thrilling 4-4 draw during the latest round of the Marlborough men's grade competition on Friday evening.

Union offers support to player in coma

Bevan Moody suffered a cardiac arrest as he ran back to halfway for a restart in a club rugby game in Nelson.

The Tasman Rugby Union have offered their full support to Marlborough rugby player Bevan Moody, who collapsed during a senior club match in Nelson on Saturday.

Bella's Team on top of game

Bella's Team impressed during the second round of Marlborough A grade volleyball on Thursday.

Bella's Team impressed with a clean sweep during the second week of play in Marlborough Volleyball's Fairweathers Winter League.

Cobras grab football lead

Rangers City player Keagan Mortimer cleverly controls the ball during his side's match with BV United at A and P Park on ...

Blenheim Valley Cobras claimed top spot on the Marlborough senior division one football table with a 4-1 win over Blenheim Valley Masters at Athletic Park on Saturday.

Late thrills expected

Malia Manoa and her twin sister Etelini have been named in a Netball Mainland development squad.

It may pay to stay until the very end of premier netball at Marlborough Lines Stadium on Tuesday evening.

Mystics overpower hapless Tactix

Mystics shooter Maria Tutaia was a standout in the second half as her side overcame the Tactix in Nelson.

 Northern Mystics produce huge second half to keep Mainland Tactix winless.

Rugby overshadowed by collapse

Moutere hooker Jacques Taylor fends off Kahurangi
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The latest round of Tasman Trophy division one rugby was overshadowed by the on-field collapse of Waitohi prop Bevan Moody in his side's match against Nelson at Neale Park on Saturday.

Graham wins first pro fight

Brayden Graham started his professional MMA career with a win in Brisbane on Saturday night.

Marlborough fighter Brayden Graham has made his first step up the professional ladder.

Three wins for Marlborough teams

Moutere's Aisea Halo weighs up his options during his side's Tasman Trophy game against Kahurangi.

Wins for three Marlborough-based division one rugby sides gave Tasman Trophy teams on this side of the hill hope with a week to go before the semifinals.

Udy chosen for world champs

Quinn Udy, left, in action against George Crosby at the Marlborough champs.

Marlborough squash player Quinn Udy is poised to take on the world.

Late bloomer Bird starting to soar

Goal shoot Ellie Bird gives the Tactix franchise optimism for the future.

Ellie Bird has gone from playing second grade netball to starring for the hapless Tactix.

Sisters team up at Tasman

Sola and Kaisa Tsuruta are the first sisters to play for the Tasman United women's football team.

Kaisa and Sola Tsuruta become first sisters to play for Tasman United.

Eight remain in trophy hunt

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Eight teams remain in contention for the Tasman Trophy semifinals.

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