Late penalty sinks FC

Tahuna midfielder Isaac Taylor, right, in action during the team's 4-3 win over FC Nelson at Guppy Park.

David Monds kept his cool to deliver the game-winning strike from the penalty spot as Tahuna edged FC Nelson 4-3.

Fourth spot still up for grabs

Nelson loose forwards Dave Egelstaff, left, and Isaiah Miller contest possession with Kahurangi fullback Andrew ...

Nelson Bays top three rugby teams prospered as the bottom three remain locked in a battle for the fourth qualifying spot

Richmond Athletic bundled out of cup

Richmond Athletic's Josh Johnston in action during their Chatham Cup first round game against Wakefield.

Richmond Athletic schooled by Mainland Premier League side Universities in Chatham Cup third round.

Nelson College defend Moascar Cup

Nelson College halfback Jack Grooby is tackled by St Andrew's College centre Henry Bates during Saturday's Moascar Cup ...

Nelson College have completed a successful first defence of the Moascar Cup.

Los looking to kick on from NZ debut

New Zealand's Juliana Los in action during the team's 4-1 loss to the United States under-19 team.

A dream appearance with the New Zealand under-20 women's football team might just be the kick-start Juliana Los needed.

Spring Chickens versus Prime Cuts

There's sure to be some big hits on Saturday night as two invitation roller derby teams clash at the Nelson Skate Rink ...

Some of New Zealand's best roller derby players will fight it out in Nelson on Saturday night, in a bout pitting age and experience against youth and vigour.

Kiwi kid nails top bicycle kick video

Nelson College captain Labu Pan scores a bicycle goal, one of Nelson's 13 goals during the Jill Heath Memorial Cup ...

"I pointed to where I wanted the ball to go and he saw it, crossed it in and I just went for it."

Prices power past Richmond

Richmond goal attack Amiee Book looks to free herself from the shadow of markers Dayna Whiting and Rebecca Watene during ...

Prices A make light work of Richmond while NCG and Suburban edge closer to safety.

Court chasing Winter Cup

Paul Court believes Expressive Victor can be a winning chance on both days at Blenheim.

In-form mare looking to wind down season with Winter Cup win.

Highlanders put Crusaders away video

Highlanders centre Jason Emery scores despite David Havili's best effort to stop him in their friendly game in Oamaru.

Super Rugby champs run in six tries to two in a dominant display in Oamaru.

Riders selected for world championships

Oscar Perks is part of New Zealand's 15-strong squad for the UCI Mountainbiking Championships in Italy in September.

National champion Rupert Chapman heads a 15-strong New Zealand team to compete at the UCI Mountainbike Championships in Italy.

Tasman schools badminton titles decided

Queen Charlotte College and Nelson College for Girls won the respective boys and girls' Tasman secondary schools ...

Queen Charlotte College and Nelson College for Girls won the respective boys and girls' Tasman secondary schools badminton titles.

Club captain headlines Tasman's latest recruits

Nelson Suburbs defender Mark Johnston in action during their 3-0 win over Christchurch United at Saxton Field.

Mark Johnston announced Tasman United's club captain as five more local recruits are revealed.

Clock ticking for playoff contenders

Wanderers prop Dan Perrin carts the ball up during last Saturday's match at Tahunanui.

 The clock is ticking for Nelson Bays club rugby teams chasing playoff berths.

Cup clash offers welcome respite for Richmond

Richmond Athletic defender Gavin Peattie breaks out from the back during the team's 4-0 win over FC Nelson in the second ...

Richmond Athletic's poor run of form has come at the worst time of the season.

First Moascar Cup defence for Nelson College

The Nelson College First XV celebrate their historic Moascar Cup success.

 Nelson College face tough first Moascar Cup defence against St Andrews.

So good I read it twice

Nathan Fa'avae: Adventurer At Heart

Nathan Fa'avae is a world class professional athlete and event organiser.

Hawkey thriving in new environment

Marist's James Hawkey lines up a kick for the NZ Heartland team during last year's Jock Hobbs Memorial tournament in Timaru.

 James Hawkey's thriving in his new rugby environment.

Bennett lands tour start

Nelson's George Bennett has benefited from an untimely injury to his team-mate to make the start line for next month's ...

Nelson rider called up by Dutch team for Tour de France after injury causes reshuffle.

Goodhue out to to impress

Jack Goodhue on the charge for Canterbury against Counties Manukau last season before his knee injury.

Crusader Jack Goodhue raring to go after frustrating injury.

Runners hoping for mud-free Sunday


Competitors hoping for a mud-free run in Sunday's Oaklands Milk Run and Rod Dixon's KidsMarathon events.

Nelson lifters looking to qualify

Abbie Cederman is one of three Nelson weightlifters already qualified for the national championships.

 Nelson lifters still eyeing up national qualifying standards.

Nelson sending 12 riders to Battle of the Clubs

Waitakere-based Takaka rider Hamish Harwood is among Nelson's 12-rider contingent for the Battle of the Clubs.

The motocross world has its own version of rugby league's "mate versus mate" showdown, the Battle of the Clubs.

Three tight club table tennis finishes

01062016 News : John Bisset/ FairfaxNZ.  Table tennis pictured is Hercules Cho of Timaru Boys High School

Division one of last week's Nelson club table tennis competition produced three 7-5 results with several fill-in players showing their skills.

Nelson College snatch top spot

Nelson College captain LaBu Pan scores a bicycle goal, one of Nelson College's 13 goals during  the Jill Heath Memorial ...

Nelson smash Nayland 13-0 to secure top 16 spot at New Zealand secondary schools football championships.

Nadolo and Todd for Oamaru outing

Nemani Nadolo will play for the Crusaders in Oamaru in a friendly against the Highlanders.

Matt Todd and Nemani Nadolo will headline the Crusaders' team for their friendly against the Highlanders in Oamaru.

Nelson masters badminton teams in action

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 10:  Ratchanok Intanon of Thialand prepares to serve as she competes in her 2016 Australian ...

Nelson's two Masters badminton teams travelled to Timaru for the 2016 Inter-provincial competitions.

Nelson girls win hockey title

Aimee Kersten, shown here in action for her Federal club team, scored four goals in Nelson's big win over Buller.

 The Nelson girls went unbeaten while the Nelson boys suffered two losses in their respective under-18 hockey tournaments.

Harwood takes out national award

Nelson's Shane Harwood has been named NZ superstock competitor of the year.

Nelson's Shane Harwood was named New Zealand superstock competitor of the year at the weekend.

James Hargest top school at SI champs

Matt Heyward of Waimea College, left, returns to Ben Cudby of Motueka High School during the South Island secondary ...

Invercargill's James Hargest College secured a 3-0 win over Waimea College in the boys' final of the South Island secondary schools squash championships on Sunday.

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