Tasman trio's alternate road to glory

Tasman's Tone Ng Shiu, Trael Joass and Andrew Knewstubb have all shot into the limelight in Wellington as part of the ...

Coach hopes selection of Tasman trio for NZ Sevens paves the way for more success.

Nelson Giants reveal new coach

Jarrod Kenny of the Nelson Giants goes for a lay up during the 2016 NBL season.

The Nelson Giants have announced the successor to former coach Tim Fanning.

Bauer attacks in Adelaide

Jack Bauer leads the field on the final stage of the Tour Down Under in Adelaide.

Jack Bauer won the most combative rider award on three consecutive days at the Tour Down Under.

Women's coach searches for new talent

Tasman United players Hannah Mackay-Wright, Anna McPhie and Tayla Hampton warm up before a Mainland Women's Premier ...

Tasman United will be holding trials on Waitangi Day as coach Ryan Stewart looks to uncover new talent for the 2017 Mainland Women's Premier League.

Candidates sought to replace Mariners

Marlborough Mariners midfielder Bjorn Waechter in action during a match against Tahuna last year.

The door remains open for a Marlborough club side to enter Nelson's division one football competition.

Johnston named as First XV coach

Warren Johnston, shown here in more familiar pose, will coach this year's Nelson College First XV rugby team.

Warren Johnston set for testing new coaching role.

Upper South Island softballers fifth

Upper South Island pitcher William Macdonald had a strong under-17 national tournament.

.The Upper South Island under-17 softball team finished fifth at the New Zealand championships in Pukekohe on Sunday.

Clarkson blasts Stags past ND

Northern Districts batsman Daryl Mitchell turns a ball into the leg-side against the Central Stags in their Ford Trophy ...

Big-hitting CD batsman Josh Clarkson helped his side come from behind at Seddon Park.

Tasman hang on through late penalty save

Tasman goalkeeper Tom Fawdry saves a penalty against the Wellington Phoenix reserves.

Goalkeeper saves 92nd minute penalty as Tasman United hang on for second consecutive draw.

Sakande takes five-wicket bag

Wakatu bowler Abi Sakande, right, celebrates one of his five wickets against Stoke Nayland.

Abi Sakande takes five wickets in abandoned match.

New career twist for Ng Shiu

Tasman's Tone Ng Shiu is tackled by Auckland's Sabastian Visinia during the men's plate final at the national sevens ...

Tone Ng Shiu is proof that you don't have to score tries to make an impact in sevens.

Another win for young Lautenslager

Jared Lautenslager's success continued at the Capital Classic in Wellington.

Jared Lautenslager's success continued at the Capital Classic in Wellington.

Depleted Tasman hunt for second victory

Tasman United captain Paul Ifill, right, fights for possession with Wellington Phoenix reserves player Liberato Cacace ...

Last weekend's performance against Auckland City can't be a one-off, says Tasman United coach Richard Anderson.

Heart problem to sevens heaven

Trael Joass is one of three Tasman players selected in the All Blacks Sevens squad for the Wellington tournament.

Less than three years ago Trael Joass was having heart surgery. Now he's a member of the All Blacks Sevens squad.

Trio depart Tasman

Tasman United defender Nick Smith is crunched in a tackle during the team's 3-2 defeat to Canterbury at Trafalgar Park.

Tasman United coach Richard Anderson believes he has sufficient personnel to see out the season despite saying goodbye to three players.

NZ sevens name four new caps

Tasman's Trael Joass has forced his way into the New Zealand men's sevens team.

New blood brought in as Kiwis look to make it four in a row at Wellington's world series tournament.

The Coaster who didn't coast

Dave McKenzie on his way to victory in the 1967 Boston Marathon.

Life will never be the same after winning the Boston Marathon, they say. Not for this Kiwi.

Squance, Van Dyke shine in rough seas

Flossie Van Dyke was the fastest female in the latest Port Nelson sea swim.

Hayden Squance and Flossie Van Dyke dominated the longer event at Thursday's Port Nelson Sea Swim.

Giants 'close' to appointing new coach

The former coach of the Nelson Giants, Tim Fanning, speaks to his players during a timeout.

Phill Jones says the Nelson Giants are close to announcing a successor to former coach Tim Fanning.

Tournament named after visiting baseball legend

Former Major League Baseball player Jim Kaat shows Ewan Mullett, 12 some ball grip tips during a training session with ...

A junior baseball tournament, held in Christchurch next month, will be named after MLB legend Jim Kaat.

Banks trains with Highlanders

Mum's the word on the playing future of Marty Banks.

Talented utility surfaces in Dunedin as injury cover following a no-show at his Italian club.

Goalkeeper coach set for more game time

Tasman United goalkeeper coach Tom Fawdry in action during the warm up prior to their match against Auckland City.

With Coey Turipa suffering his third injury of the season, Tasman United might be seeing a lot more of Tom Fawdry.

Eginton setting the pace

Stoke Nayland allrounder Dylan Eginton is currently second top run-scorer and the leading wicket-taker in the Nelson ...

Dylan Eginton has runs on the board and wickets in the bag.

Easy wins in second round of T20 series

Wanderers batsman Adam Leonard sets off for a run during their T20 win over Wakatu at Greenmeadows.

 Stoke Nayland, WTTU and Wanderers all enjoyed second round success in the Nelson Twenty20 cricket series.

Banks' Italian no-show

Marty Banks was expected to be leaving New Zealand to play rugby in Italy, but he has yet to turn up to Benetton Treviso.

Marty Banks' rugby career appears to be up in the air with the former Highlanders first five-eighth not turning up to his Italian club.

Quake won't derail East Coast rugby team

The East Coasters celebrate a premier rugby win over Renwick last season. Despite their catchment area being disrupted ...

 There will be an East Coast team in Marlborough premier rugby ranks in 2017.

Waimea swimming in success

Talya Harwood won the 16-18 girls 5km race at the New Zealand open water swimming championships.

Waimea College was the top performing school at the recent New Zealand open water swimming championships.

Chairman: Tasman looking local long-term

Matt Tod-Smith, left, is one of eight Nelson players to have made their premiership debut this season.

Tasman United chairman responds to criticism around the lack of locals in premiership squad.

Chisnall still in the hunt

Ryan Chisnall is still in the mix at the Australian Amateur Championships in Melbourne.

Ryan Chisnall is still in the mix in Melbourne.

Another loss for Stags

Anurag Verma returned his best one-day figures to help Wellington beat Central Districts at Napier on Wednesday.

CD are winless after two rounds of the one-day competition.

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