Former Express reporter John Alexander continues his series on ex-Marlburains now living on the Gold Coast of Australia.
He’s only 8, and he’s not very big, but River Hopkins is making waves in all the right places.
Harlequins and Moutere, rivals in the main game at Lansdowne Park on Saturday, are well aware of the significance of the fixture.
Things are looking up for Marlborough Development’s home opener in Blenheim on Saturday,.
The southerly that hit Marlborough on Friday died down just in time for the Mount Gay Offshore series on Saturday.
Marlborough harness racing owner, trainer and driver Allan Shutkowski is on a winning roll.
Quinn Udy scored a win and battled the Australian number one close as part of the New Zealand junior squash team.
Hockey-playing sisters Pip Lunn and Stacey Lloyd have been rewarded for their consistency with selection in the NZ President's XI.
A couple of teams made strong cases for inclusion in the top grade when premier grade netball hopefuls contested week one of grading.
Robbie Barnes added another national running title to his collection when he lined up in the NZ Mountain Running Championships on Saturday.
Weekly golf notes - Awatere, Picton, Blenheim, Marlborough, Rarangi, RSA
Over 50 primary school-aged youngsters were put through their paces at the Farmlands Mini Makos rugby camp.
Marlborough take on the West Coast in an inaugural junior representative tennis match on Saturday and Sunday, contested in the 10s and12 age groups, comprising four boys and four girls in each.
Marlborough cyclist Ethan Batt underlined his growing status as an up-and-coming talent with a top performance in the Tour de Lakes,
The weather did not play ball for the 112 sailors, including five from Queen Charlotte Yacht Club, at the Starling Nationals in New Plymouth last week.
Whale Watch Kaikoura convincingly defeated the previously-unbeaten Pelorus side 50-7 at Takahanga Domain on Saturday.
Marlborough's Brayden Graham fought his way from Auckland to Las Vegas on Saturday night.
With just days to go until the biggest rally of his life, time was fast running out for Blenheim driver Richard Bateman to diagnose and fix the turbo problem severely hampering his car's performance.
The Tasman Rugby Union announced a surplus of almost half a million dollars at their AGM on Monday.
It is said that success breeds success, and so it is with the Tasman Rugby Union who announced an operating surplus of $457,490 at their annual general meeting in Blenheim on Monday.
One player stood out well above the rest at Marlborough Lines Stadium on Sunday evening.
It's been a big weekend of Marlborough squash.
The presidents grade-leading Cannons were given a warning by fellow Woodbourne side the Warriors.
Sports draws and fixtures from across the region from April 13.
The Blenheim South duo of Jennifer Crawford and Geraldine Rush took out the popular 2x4x2 pairs competition on Sunday to conclude two days of indoor bowls at Simcox Stadium in Blenheim.
Scott Construction Harlequins showed they will be a force in this year's premier rugby competitions with a well-deserved 28-11 win over Crafar Crouch Waitohi at Endeavour Park in Picton on Saturday.
Marlborough Development got their season off to a solid start with a 4-1 win over FC Nelson on Saturday.
The Mainland Tactix showed grit in defeat as trans-Tasman netball came to Marlborough for the first time on Sunday.
Scott Construction Harlequins underlined their credentials with a hard-fought 28-11 win over Crafar Crouch Waitohi in Picton on Saturday.
Tomorrow the Marlborough senior football season will begin with some scheduling changes and a new team.