Race seven of Cuddon Cycling Marlborough's Fairweathers Winter series was held on Saturday with the Geddes Memorial Two-Up Time Trial events on SH63 between Renwick and Wairau Valley Township.
Marlborough Development XI coach Dave Turner has told his charges there is always something to be played for whenever you take the field.
RUGBY PETER JONES - The Marlborough ExpressIf the Tasman Red Devils harbour thoughts of appearing in the final of the South Island Invitational, a win over Canterbury Colts tomorrow is critical.
Both men's and women's A grade basketball had some close finishes at Marlborough Lines Stadium on Monday.
It comes down to one game for the Central Pirates tomorrow, the Knockout Cup final.
Three events will be staged in Marlborough over the next seven days, as part of the annual national secondary schools sports week which begins tomorrow.
The Tasman Makos have dealt with their first two National Provincial Championship opponents convincingly, picking up maximum points. Now it gets serious.
There is a pool revolution afoot in New Zealand and Marlborough's champions of the green baize are rising up, cues in hand.
Imagine the fallout if the Marlborough District Council had decided to host the Crusaders-Hurricanes clash in Blenheim next year and no-one came.
Blenheim is to host two of the ANZ Championship Tactix team's trans-Tasman netball games next year.
It's just two games into the new ITM Cup rugby season and Joe Wheeler's already avoided the nude run.
The Marlborough ExpressMarlborough clay target shooter Keith van Asch was the high gun overall with a score of 207 from 230 targets during the club's meeting on Sunday.
Te Hauora Campbell, better known as T C, has some big decisions to make on his future. But right now one thing's certain - he wants to be a rugby player.
Indoor bowlers from throughout the top of the South Island will descend on Simcox Stadium, on Battys Rd in Blenheim, for the Marlborough Open this weekend.
Being one of the big boys up front for the free-running Tasman Makos side in the National Provincial Championship rugby competition can be a double-edged sword.
The Nelson under-15 girls and boys' hockey teams faced some tough opposition in their respective quadrangular tournament hit-outs in Blenheim at the weekend.
OPINION: This year's Makos are all about creating history and we have a great chance to do just that in Auckland on Sunday.
Golf results and forthcoming events from around the region.
NETBALL PATRICK DAWKINS - The Marlborough ExpressSemifinal positions look to be set after Harlequins Radich Law defeated clubmates Harlequins Fairweathers last night.
The trio of Marlborough rowers at the world championships in the Netherlands face a couple of nervous sleeps before they tackle the semifinals later this week.
Central Pirates are just one game away from a rare perfect football season after winning their Knockout Cup semifinal 2-0 at A&P Park in Blenheim on Saturday.
The Marlborough Girls' College senior A netball team have won the Tasman Secondary Schools Senior Supernet competition.
WAYNE MARTIN - The Nelson MailEven another record-breaking ITM Cup rugby win wasn't enough to satisfy all the protagonists after the Tasman Makos took Bay of Plenty apart.
Despite sticking with their table-topping opponents for 60 minutes, Marlborough Development XI suffered a 3-0 loss to Nelson College.
Rising squash star Megan Craig claims first senior NZ women's title as opponent forced to retire due to injury.
Tasman scores a 56-27 victory over Bay of Plenty in Tauranga despite a less than perfect performance.
The Tasman Makos continued their record-breaking start to the season with a 56-27 win over Bay of Plenty.
Netball champ calls time on career
Melissa Brady, one of Marlborough's finest netballers, has left the province with a bag full of fond memories, trophies and sadness at leaving good friends.
Tasman heads north looking for the perfect start to their season but Bay of Plenty will be looking for redemption.
After two consecutive draws, the Marlborough Development XI have a chance to rediscover the winning feeling when they visit Nelson College first XI today.
Marlborough's top open and women smallbore shooters were not able to carry their South Island teams to victory against the North Island on the weekend
Waimea College are the new Tasman secondary school hockey champions after claiming both the boys and girls titles with come-from-behind wins.
Barring a netballing miracle, the semifinalists in the Marlborough premier netball competition are already decided.
Marlborough's Red Devils will not be able to get their hands on the Seddon Shield this season, despite Nelson Bays reclaiming the trophy.
Ben Tyler has emerged as something of the mystery man in this season's Tasman Makos lineup.
Globetrotting golf caddy Duncan French is back in Marlborough for a wee break. Or perhaps, given his current employer, that should read a "Wie break".
A Blenheim meeting of political candidates to discuss education policy as part of the Tick for Kids national campaign has been cancelled.
Six Blenheim-based rowers and a Motueka paracyclist are benefiting from a new national talent development programme aimed at helping more Kiwi athletes win on the world's sporting stage.
Golf results and coming events from across the region.
JOE WHEELER - The Marlborough ExpressMakos star Joe Wheeler gives his view on Tasman's winning start to their 2014 ITM Cup campaign.
PATRICK DAWKINS - The Marlborough ExpressFive teams will fight out for four semifinal spots in Marlborough premier grade netball after all four of last night's matches went to form.
A mix of schools took out top places at the Marlborough primary schools cross-country, held at the Wither Hills Farm Park yesterday.
Bamboo Garden and Full of Spirit played out a thrilling contest in last Thursday's senior interclub table tennis matches.
The under-13 Marlborough girls' hockey side came up agonisingly short of the silverware during the Tui Cup tournament held in Westport at the weekend.
Magnum continued their domination of premier grade volleyball on Thursday when the Fairweathers' Marlborough winter leagues played their seventh round of games at Marlborough Lines Stadium.
Central Pirates completed their unbeaten season in the division one league, while Rangers Masters won the division two title.
Hamish Hargest notched a narrow win in the Woodbourne Half Marathon contested near the air force base on Sunday.
Marlborough Girls' College K.I.T.E separated themselves from the rest of the grade one competition in Marlborough senior netball on Saturday.
The Tasman Makos have delivered a commanding 35-15 NPC win over Hawke's Bay in Blenheim today.
Nelson College beat Marlborough Boys' College by a solitary point earlier in the Press Cup season.