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Southbridge hangs on to title

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Southbridge have defended its Luisetti Seeds combined rugby championship title after holding off a late comeback from Lincoln to win 23-15 on Saturday.

Halftime lead upset by blitz

Ellesmere's senior rugby side plays its final warm-up match today before the annual Southbridge shield encounter.

Lincoln cleans out Ellesmere

Lincoln and Greenpark have pulled out a handy buffer at the top of the Selwyn Netball Centre's premier competition.

Close tussle

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Lincoln University's seven-game winning streak came to an end at the hands of Marist Albion, at Rawhiti Domain, on Sunday.

College-Lincoln win

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Three games for three bonus point wins have sent Ellesmere College-Lincoln to the top of Canterbury Rugby's midweek first XV competition.

Tough day for U-17s

Canterbury Country under-17 netballers fell at the final hurdle in Timaru on Sunday.

Lincoln in semifinals

Twenty minutes of scintillating rugby has moved Lincoln into the semifinals of the Luisetti Seeds combined rugby championship.

Great - too late

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Press Cup rugby is played over just 70 minutes, a lesson Lincoln High School learnt in a cruel way on Saturday.

Another victory

Tai Tapu is proving to be a graveyard for top teams in 2013 with Waihora knocking over another top team at home on Saturday.

Ashley prevail over Lincoln in end

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Lincoln lost their final regular season game of the Luisetti Seeds Combined Country rugby competition 11-16 to Ashley.

Young Darfield team turn on gritty display

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Darfield kept its semi-final hopes alive with a comprehensive 27-3 win at home over Glenmark on Saturday.

Top contenders emerge

Greenpark has continued its impressive start to the Selwyn Netball Centre's premier competition.

Future bright for classy young showjumper

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BY TONY SMITH - (Live Matches)

Lincoln High School year 9 student Steffi Whittaker is making her mark in the showjumping arena.

Burnham host Middlesex Cup sevens

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Local sides were taking on teams from around the country in the Middlesex Cup sevens tournament hosted by Burnham Rugby Club

Netball: Exciting opportunities

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Selwyn netballers were among some of the best young talent in the region at an elite training camp last weekend.

Woodend Sevens

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A lively round of Sevens on the weekend was a great day out for spectators and players alike.

Cantab to coach Indians

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Darfield born cricketing legend John Wright will return to India to coach the fearsome Mumbai Indians.

Weedons still on top

Going into the last round Weedons still lead the table in Ellesmere/Malvern/ Banks Peninsula senior cricket

Canterbury take title

Canterbury have an unassailable lead in the National Under-19 Cricket Tournament at Lincoln University.

Fast and furious

The midget cars were in action at Ruapuna Speedway last weekend.

Young Cantabs make splash in Aus

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Young athletes from all over New Zealand and the world flew to Australia last week for the 2013 Youth Olympic Festival.

Riders take a tumble

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New national champions Paul Humphrey and Ben Franklin took a rough fall at the New Zealand Sidecar championships at West Melton.

Cricket: Lincoln battle ground

Top under-19 cricketers are being hosted in Lincoln for 10 days of competition.

Cricket: Weedons perform

The Ellesmere, Malvern, Banks Peninsula one-day cricket was a great day out with Weedons taking top spot.

Golf: Dunsdandel tournament

Ellesmere Golf Club enjoyed some spirited competition on Sunday.

Cricket: Wellington winners

The provincial A cricket tournament held at Lincoln last week was more successful for visiting Wellington than the home team.

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Canterbury's Ben McCord charges in against Central Districts in the National Provincial A Cricket Tournament at Lincoln University's Bert Sutcliffe Oval. The event started on January 2 and was won by Wellington.

Summer tournament success

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Selwyn schools made the trip to Christchurch to take on the best from around the province at Hagley Park.

Lincoln fall to Weedons

A batting collapse by Lincoln at home undermined a promising start as they went down to Weedons, who reclaimed the Steve Ryan Cup.

Greendale victory

Greendale took the only match played in the Canterbury Plains and Peninsula Cricket Competition on Saturday.

New athletics club steps up

The newly-formed Selwyn Athletics Club had its first two athletes compete in the Canterbury interclub competition last weekend.

Runners lap half marathon

The number of runners pounding the Leeston roads on Saturday in the Ellesmere Road Runners Half Marathon was almost double that of the inaugural event last year.

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