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First gold for Blackjacks

Winners are grinners. NZ skip Ali Forsyth with his gold medal after a comprehensive final win over Australia.

A 'totally dominant' New Zealand Blackjacks four have won their nation's first gold medal at World Bowls in Christchurch.

McCowatt double dents Tasman Youth

Tasman United went down 2-0 to Team Wellington in round eight of the National Youth League

Tasman United's youth team have now lost six of their eight games after falling 2-0 to Team Wellington.

WTTU and Stoke Nayland to meet in final

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Waimea Toi Toi United and Stoke Nayland will meet in next Saturday's Nelson premier 110-overs club cricket final.

Young motocross rider dreams big video

Roma Edwards, 14, has a dream to be a professional motocross rider.

Not even a broken leg can keep Roma Edwards from pursuing her dream of being a professional motocross rider.

Blackjacks make three finals

Shannon McIlroy will bid for a World Bowls gold medal on Sunday.

The Blackjacks will get a shot at three gold medals at World Bowls.

Robertson aims for the top

Scott Robertson is entering his first season in charge of the Crusaders.

Scott Robertson won titles with the Crusaders as a player, now he's aiming to repeat the success as a coach.

Nelson College well beaten by Christchurch BHS

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Nelson College lose to champion Christchurch BHS team at First XI Cup tournament.

Defending champions up next

Tasman United captain Paul Ifill in action against Waitakere United at Trafalgar Park.

Tasman United will face a Team Wellington side in goal-scoring form.

Longo calls for double round

Pride captain Annalie Longo, left, goes in for a tackle during their first round win over Auckland.

Time for a double round - Longo.

Tasman golfers lose to Wellington

Eve Clark scored Tasman's only win in their 4-1 loss to Wellington.

 Tasman have lost 4-1 to Wellington in round six of the Toro interprovincial.

Dodds shows his class

Triathlete Tony Dodds, pictured in action during the Olympic Games, snapped Hayden Squance's unbeaten start to the Port ...

Olympic triathlete Tony Dodds took advantage of the calm conditions to sneak past Hayden Squance and win by a second in Thursday night's Port Nelson Sea Swim Series.

Stoke and students chasing finals berth

Nelson College's Felix Murray is now the leading wicket-taker in this season's Nelson premier 110-overs club competition.

 WTTU are waiting to see who will join them in next weekend's club cricket final.

Kiwis guaranteed three more medals

Jo Edwards is on track to win her third gold medal in the women's pair.

New Zealand is guaranteed to add three more medals to their world bowls championship's medal haul.

Tasman lose to Taranaki in the wet

Tasman No 1 Emily Stenhouse secured the team's only win against Taranaki in round five.

 Tasman frustrated by both rain and Taranaki in fifth round Toro loss.

Dual roles keeping Fawdry on his toes

Tasman United co-coach Tom Fawdry during the team's 2-0 defeat to Hamilton Wanderers in the National Youth League.

Meet Tom Fawdry, he's Tasman United's goalkeeper coach and youth co-coach, oh and their back-up goalkeeper too.

Day's play abandoned at Lincoln

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 Rain has forced day four of the First XI Cup cricket competition to be called off.

Hope Red enjoying top spot

Maureen Miles in action during the ladies doubles tennis at Hope.

The senior interclub ladies doubles tennis competition continues to thrive with seven teams playing at various venues across the region.

Lindsay growing into defensive role

Cameron Lindsay in action for Tasman United during their sole win of the season, against Hamilton Wanderers.

He's already had a taste of professional football with the Wellington Phoenix, now former Blackburn Rovers product Cameron Lindsay hopes a stellar season with Tasman United can shoot him back to the top

Smith loses in 500th match for NZ

Val Smith and the New Zealand women's triple lost all three matches on Wednesday.

Tough day for NZ women's triple.

Nelson well beaten by Otago BHS

Nelson College offspinner Josh Simpson took two big Otago scalps.

 Nelson receive reality check after a heavy third round loss to Otago BHS.

Clarke unbeaten on day two

Tasman's Lizzie Neale scored an impressive 6 and 4 win over Manawatu-Wanganui's Lily Griffin.

 Neale grabs her first Toro win as Clarke leads the way in New Plymouth.

Murray back in CD side

Nelson spin bowler Felix Murray is ultimately chasing national re-selection.

Nelson spin bowler Felix Murray has again been recognised with CD selection.

Toughest year of her life video

Mountainbiker Zoe Nathan, 14, has returned to the sport after being diagnosed with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and ...

Mountain biker Zoe Nathan was stretching on the floor when her mother first noticed the lump.

Blackjacks dominate World Bowls

New Zealand's Shannon McIlroy won his opening three singles matches at the world bowls championships.

 Blackjacks start well in Christchurch.

Opening day losses for Tasman at Toro

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Tasman have started this year's Toro interprovincial campaign with two losses.

CBHS pip St Kentigern in thriller

Opener Sandy Heard top scored for Christchurch Boys' High with 74.

 CBHS edge St Kentigern at Gillette Cup finals.

Nelson College bounce back with win

Nelson College batsman Nic Clark, shown here in action against Marlborough BC, scored an unbeaten half century against HIBS.

Nelson College have beaten Hutt International Boys School by 81-runs at Lincoln.

Strong efforts from Tasman athletes

Motueka High School's Izzy Neal narrowly missed a successful title defence in the junior girls' 400m.

Strong efforts from Tasman athletes at the weekend's New Zealand secondary schools athletics championships.

Morrison and Lockie take out main titles

Cameron Jones was the first paddler home in Sunday's 2016 KayakHQ Queen and King of the Bay ocean surf ski race.

Tasman Bay produced ideal ocean surf ski racing conditions for Sunday's 2016 KayakHQ Queen and King of the Bay.

Jingle all the way

Oscar and Evie Dykzeul of Nelson, seven and three years old respectively, at the start of last year's Jingle Bells Jog.

The annual Jingle Bells Jog and Santa Walk will be held on Sunday.

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