Junior sports had Marlborough children engaged in variety of activities over the last week, on courts, fields and the water.
The Canterbury Equine South Island Open polo league got underway in Blenheim on Saturday and Sunday, with success on and off the field.
Young gymnast Ayla Sweeney has been named Kaikoura Gymnastics Club gymnast of the year following an outstanding year of training and competing.
Craig Harper powered his weary body through driving rain to a resounding, but far from comfortable, victory in the Maxi Enduro 640km race at the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.
The team from the Blenheim Bowling Club were clear winners when the Allan Scott summer league wound up at the Riverside club on Saturday.
Two age group rep cricket matches were played on Sunday by Marlborough teams, with the primary school side to play at the South Island tournament named following their match against Buller.
After climbing to the top of rugby league, Steve Price is starting from the bottom in his new career and thoroughly enjoying it.
Defending champions United Country and Vineyard Cricket took little time stamping their authority on the second grade Twenty20 cricket competition in Blenheim on Friday night, rolling Celtic for 61 to set up a four-wicket win on the opening evening of matches.
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Red Devils’ centre Jake Cresswell’s rugby career headed in a whole new direction this week when he set out for Scotland.
For Shanae Yates, Sunday was a truly memorable day.
A day one batting collapse by Marlborough led to a first innings loss against Nelson in their opening Hawke Cup match of the season, played on Saturday and Sunday.
She may have been nearly the last to enter Sunday’s Jules Taylor Marlborough Women’s Triathlon, but Nikita Watkins was clearly the first to finish.
The South Canterbury men's sevens side is on its way to Rotorua.
The Nelson Marlborough Falcons have blown the ASB Youth League title race wide open.
Tasman lose Southern regional sevens final after conceding a try after the hooter.
A pivotal inning in both their matches spelled bad news and good for Saints Aces, who played a double-header at Lansdowne Softball Park on Saturday.
A try after the final hooter propelled Otago to a 29-27 win over Tasman in the final of the Southern Regional Sevens Qualifiers.
Big half centuries to Dan Cooper and Greg Hay have left Nelson firmly in control after day one of their zone 3 Hawke Cup elimination cricket match against Marlborough at Nelson's Saxton Oval.
This time next year Julian Bowden hopes to be sitting at Trafalgar Park watching Canterbury United take on Tasman United.
Nelson-Marlborough will enter the Mainland Women's Premier League from 2016.
Can the Nelson Marlborough Falcons keep their title hopes alive?
Crusaders and Canterbury boss Hamish Riach refuses to become embroiled in a public spat with the outgoing Tasman coach.
The Marlborough Girls’ College Junior A volleyball team bowed out in the semi finals of the South Island Secondary Schools Junior Volleyball Championships on Thursday in Christchurch, a tournament the MGC Junior B team and Marlborough Boys’ College Junior A also attended.
The Marlborough senior rep cricket team has a shot at redemption this weekend when they begin their 2015-16 Hawke Cup zone three campaign at Saxton Oval in Nelson.
Two top-three finishes this week have Slingshot and Flying Fox vying with the competition front-runners for the Marlborough Sounds Marinas Spring Twilight Series title, with two races to go.
Female athletes boasting varying degrees of fitness, ranging in age from 10 to 70, will turn out for the Jules Taylor Marlborough Women’s Triathlon on Sunday.
The Williams family handled windy conditions on Sunday afternoon to take out race one of the Burnsco Marine Island Hopper series, getting Flying Fox across the line second, but winning by over seven minutes on handicap in the Waikawa Boating Club race.
A young Picton ruby player has been given a full sponsorship to attend the International Rugby Academy of New Zealand in Palmerston North in January.
Under smoky skies, Marlborough Storm consolidated their second position in the Allan Scott premier interclub tennis competition on Wednesday.