Marlborough junior sport wrap from last weekend.
The payoff for compelling club form is about to be rewarded as the Tasman Makos rugby selectors cast their eye over the province's emerging talent.
The King Salmon Marlborough Boys' College First XV gave their all, but came up eight points shy of Burnside College in their University of Canterbury championship rugby fixture in Blenheim on Saturday.
Not long ago he was drinking double browns in Picton. Now Northland's first-five has signed with the Rebels.
The NZ King Salmon MBC First XV return home on Saturday, to tackle a dangerous Burnside High School outfit on the college front field.
For the past two years Isaiah Miller has been a driving force in both the MBC First XV rugby team and the college’s high-performing senior rowing eight.
The first screening in Marlborough of the newly-released Kiwi movie The Ground We Won will take place at Blenheim’s Top Town Cinema on Sunday, July 26.
Their teams may have missed out on the title, but two Central stars picked up notable accolades when the club season concluded on Saturday.
A lack of finishing and poor discipline cost the NZ King Salmon Marlborough Boys’ College First XV victory on Saturday.
Whale Watch Kaikoura claimed back-to-back Marlborough division two rugby titles at Lansdowne Park on Saturday.
Quotes from the respective camps immediately after Saturday's division one final at Lansdowne Park.
Moutere are the 2015 Marlborough division one club rugby champions after downing reigning champions Biddy Kate's Central 22-11.
A mixture of familiar faces and new blood is a feature of the 2015 Tasman Red Devils team named on Thursday.
The NZ King Salmon Marlborough Boys' College First XV return to action on Saturday against Ashburton College, heading into the final four weeks of the season before playoffs with only an outside chance of reaching the semifinals.
Workplace banter leading up to a club rugby final is not new, but the lads at Blenheim company Scaffold Marlborough, as befits their trade, take it to a whole new level.
Only a brave, or foolish, punter would wage a sizeable bet on the outcome of Saturday’s Marlborough division one club rugby final.
Whale Watch Kaikoura head into Saturday's Marlborough division two rugby final as favourites, but their opponents are peaking at the right time.
As Argentina undertake their maiden voyage into Super Rugby waters in 2016, they will have an experienced skipper at the helm.
As the Tasman union moves into its tenth year of existence, Ramon Sutherland looks back at the previous decade with quiet satisfaction.
The Marlborough primary school representative rugby team had some strong showings last week at the Seddon Shield tournament in Nelson, but were no match for the hosts.
One woman's quest to get Kaikoura residents out and enjoying their own back yard has resulted in an annual photographic contest which enters its 14th instalment this year.
Whale Watch Kaikoura have earned a chance to defend their Marlborough division two rugby crown, beating Pelorus 34-15 at Takahanga Domain in their semi final on Saturday.
The Crusaders Knights stuck with their opponents for half their rugby match in Blenheim on Monday, but the Hurricanes under-18 side blew them off the field in the second spell to win 58-17.
Marlborough Boys’ College First XV players Isaiah Miller and Sam Moli have been selected to a 25-strong Crusaders Knights Under-18 team to play in Blenheim on Monday.
Central and Moutere will contest next week’s Marlborough division one rugby final after winning their semi finals at Blenheim’s Lansdowne Park on Saturday.
There will be a strong sense of déjà vu for Marlborough’s division one rugby semifinalista on Saturday.
Moutere backline dynamo Johnny Ika is the 2015 Marlborough Express Club Rugby Player of the Year.
It’s a shame the spirit that propelled the Highlanders to their first Super Rugby title couldn’t be bottled, says board member Mark Peters.
Tasman coaches call on players from club ranks for the Makos Emerging Players training squad.
Foundation player Alex Ainley sat back and watched as many of his Tasman Makos team-mates signed Super Rugby contracts.