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Club appeals suspension for ref abuse

Nelson second five-eighth Chris Kerslake, centre, allegedly pushed a referee to the ground during a Tasman Trophy match ...

Nelson Rugby Club is appealing Chris Kerslake's 14-week suspension for allegedly attacking a referee.

Monaco-Nelson Mid Winter Marathon less than three weeks away

Eric Goodwin, left, and Joel Bowater enjoyed last year's Monaco-Nelson Mid Winter Marathon experience.

In just under three weeks, the starting gun will again go off for the third annual Monaco-Nelson Mid Winter marathon.

Waimea smack six past Nayland

Waimea College midfielder Chester Gaskin scored twice in his team's 6-1 win over Nayland College during their New ...

Waimea College kick off national qualifying campaign with 6-1 win over Nayland College.

Tasman Trophy semifinals a tough call

Midfielder Sione Holani is just one of Wanderers' attacking threats.

Wanderers won't be anticipating anything like the one-way traffic they enjoyed the last time they locked horns with Moutere.

Brockie rewarded for cup contribution

SuperSport United's Jeremy Brockie has been named Nedbank Cup player of the tournament.

SuperSport United's Jeremy Brockie named Nedbank Cup player of the tournament.

Final warm up for Sunbelt Sprint Champs

Kartsport Nelson's Bo Hill won all his Cadet Rok races ahead of this weekend's Sunbelt Sprint Championships.

Local kart racers got revved up at the weekend in preparation for the Sunbelt Sprint Championships.

Nelson retain Gardiner Trophy

Nelson's Olivia Hiku in action against Marlborough during their Gardiner Trophy junior tennis fixture at the Tasman ...

Nelson have beaten Marlborough to retain the Gardiner Trophy junior tennis title.

Schools cross country series finale

Another mass start heralds the end of this year's Nelson Schools Cross Country League.

The Schools League Cross Country series ended in torrential rain on Saturday.

Tasman United snap up schoolboys

Nelson College midfielder David Maisey in action against Marlborough Mariners.

With an eye to the future, Tasman United snap up three up-and-coming players.

Giants come up short

Nelson Giants coach Tim Fanning.

Coach Tim Fanning left to ponder the 'what ifs' as Nelson Giants fall short of Final Four.

Tigers win in the wet gallery

Action from the Tahunanui Tigers versus Wairau Taniwha Tasman Rugby League match at the Tahunanui Playing Fields.

Even some wild weather and flooded fields couldn't stop the Tasman Rugby League from going ahead.

Blenheim teams too good

Tasman's Toby Bowden, left, in action during their narrow 4-3 loss to Blenheim's Arotea Kiwi.

Blenheim teams held the upper hand as both Beawai and Arotea Kiwi secured women's premier hockey wins over their Nelson opposition at the weekend.

Caps lead division one

table tennis

Caps overcame the All Butts 8-4 in round four of the Nelson division one table tennis competition.

Harlequins claim trophy

Harlequins Radich Law defender Wendy Trolove, a stand out in both matches at Marlborough Lines Stadium on Sunday, tries ...

Harlequins Radich Law are the 2016 Tasman Trophy netball champions.

League leaders snap Tasman's winning streak

Cashmere Technical's Annalie Longo, left, clashes with Tasman United's Ariana Whittington at Garrick Park on Sunday.

Football Ferns star Annalie Longo bags a brace as Cashmere Technical romp to 6-0 win over Tasman United.

Squire named in All Blacks

Loose forward Liam Squire has just become the Tasman Rugby Union's first home-grown All Black.

Makos No. 8 Liam Squire becomes Tasman union's first homegrown All Black.

Referee Gurr reaches double-ton

Referee Paul Gurr in action during his 200th game at the Brightwater Domain on Saturday.

Tasman referee Paul Gurr reaches 200 match milestone.

End of the road for the Giants

Nelson Giants point guard Jarrod Kenny matches up against Shea Ili of the Wellington Saints during their NBL clash on ...

Rangers reach Final Four series as Giants lose do-or-die game against the Saints.

McBride scores bronze

Zoe McBride claimed the bronze medal in the World Cup II regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Bronze for lightweight single sculler Zoe McBride at the World Cup in Lucerne.

Moutere into semifinals

Wanderers prop Ethan Reuben hits it up during Saturday's clash with Waitohi at Brighwater.

 Moutere will join Wanderers, Marist and Nelson in Wednesday's Tasman Trophy semifinals.

All Whites steer SuperSport to cup glory

All White Jeremy Brockie in action for Super Sport United.

Jeremy Brockie and Michael Boxall play starring roles in South African cup final.

Tasman edge Parklands with late penalty

Tasman United midfielder Tiana Williams scored a late penalty in their 2-1 win over Parklands.

Tasman United have extended their winning streak to three games.

Early strike sets the foundation

Matt Tod-Smith, pictured in action for Nelson College, scored Nelson Suburbs' first goal against Universities on Saturday.

Matt Tod-Smith scores inside 10 minutes as Nelson Suburbs edge Universities 2-0.

The equation is simple for Giants

Giants coach Tim Fanning talks to his team during their recent win over the Hawke's Bay Hawks.

The Nelson Giants' fate is in their own hands, needing to beat the Wellington Saints to progress to the Final Four.

Cup final Brockie's first focus

All White Jeremy Brockie in action for Super Sport United.

SuperSport United's Jeremy Brockie to play in first major cup final.

Waimea tops school swim champs

Ruby-Lou Stuart was a standout performer for Waimea College at the recent Tasman secondary schools swimming championships.

Waimea College fell short of a clean sweep of the age groups at the Tasman secondary schools swimming championships.

Edwards makes it four in a row

Waimea College's Bridie Edwards.

Bridie Edwards wins fourth straight Tasman secondary schools cross country championships.

Kaua opts for Tasman

Atkin Kaua in action for Canterbury United during the 2015-16 national league.

Solomon Islands youth international Atkin Kaua joins Tasman United.

Black Caps to face Bangladesh in Nelson

General view of Saxton Oval during the third ODI match between the Black Caps and Sri Lanka last summer.

Nelson scores two Black Caps ODIs against Bangladesh in December.

Contrasting build-up for Tasman Trophy contenders

Suburban wing attack Karla Lowrie in action against Jacks.

Jacks may have to rethink their approach to the Tasman Trophy after losing to Suburban.

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