Shannon McIlroy

McIlroy focused on medals

Nelson's Shannon McIlroy had advanced to the Commonwealth Games medal hunt where he'll meet England's Sam Tolchard in the quarterfinals.

Coach has confidence in new squad

Half of this year's Tasman Titans' squad will be making their representative debuts. although coach Phil Bergman is confident he's selected on form.

New blood 'sound' in Makos loss

Tasman Makos coach Kieran Keane hoped that some of his younger charges would heed important lessons in the wake of yesterday's 24-22 loss to Canterbury.

Edwards firmly entrenched at the top

It's a familiar criticism for those not entirely on board with the whole concept of Commonwealth Games that as a major international sporting event, they've lost any real relevance.

A taste of rugby for Asian kids


Eleven children have come all the way from Hong Kong to learn about rugby at Henley School.

Banks blow for Makos' trip south

Marty Banks Marty Banks is expected to be sidelined for up to six weeks after a knee injury ruled him out of the Tasman Makos' southern tour.

Nelson College control muddy match

Nelson College have consolidated their prospects of hosting a home semifinal after Saturday's 13-7 Press Cup secondary schools rugby win over Timaru.

Time running out for Waimea

Griffins chase higher honours

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