Amy McIlroy

Joy as McIlroy picked for Glasgow

For Nelson's Amy McIlroy, named alongside husband Shannon McIlroy in the NZ Commonwealth Games bowls team, her reaction was purely from the heart.

Decision to give up role 'very hard'

Participation growth and the regional sports awards are all part of the legacy Shanine Hermsen will leave Tasman sport, but it is the people she will miss the most.

Happy, but sad for her best mate

Jo Edwards had to share the joy of gaining the singles spot in the New Zealand lawn bowls team for the Commonwealth Games with the disappointment of best friend and rival.

New event a foray into wilderness

Nathan Fa'avae is promising testing terrain to the 66-teams entered in the inaugural Absolute Wilderness adventure race being held in Murchison on Saturday.

Matthews close to games goal

Julian Matthews' athletics sojourn to California got off to a successful start with a third-place finish in the invitational elite 1500m at the Mount Sac Relays in Los Angeles on Saturday.

Shaw sets sights on world champs

Race walking is a sport that is easily recognisable for all the wrong reasons, according to one of Nelson's top college athletes.

No rest for jubilant swim team

The Tasman Swim Club Committee are "thrilled" with the performance of their five swimmers, who achieved personal best times as well as breaking regional and national records at the Australian age group champs.

Escape from quakes agrees with Ben

Schools slog it out in mud

Honesty as Benji bids adieu

Benji Marshall Benji Marshall needed just 16 minutes to sum up his three-and-a-half hour rugby career.

Team Parker demand better

Joseph Parker's handlers are demanding better discipline from the New Zealand heavyweight.

Paget makes unusual request

Anscombe to lead attack again

West Ham for Wellington

Winston Reid's West Ham United will play the Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium in July.

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