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Nelson's James Lowe could be poised to make his starting debut for the Chiefs on Friday night, but it has taken a lot of hard work.
New Zealand's leading adventure racing team, Seagate, won the 2014 GODZone race early this morning, making it three in a row at the event.
Nelson's five teams have returned home with three national titles from last week's national masters hockey tournament in Wellington.
Nelson College for Girls football star Geena Gross is confident that her New Zealand under-17 side will hold their own against the world's best.
The Tasman secondary schools bowls championships concluded with Ben Tunnicliff and Ken Tyree taking out the boys' pairs title.
Four records were broken on a warm autumn day when Tapawera Area School held their athletics championships.
Israel Dagg returns to fullback and Colin Slade will start at first five-eighth for the Crusaders against the Rebels.