Fourpeat in wind for Smith

Gavin Smith had a dream day at Timaru with four driving wins and two as a trainer.

Gavin Smith drives four winners as strong winds hamper Timaru meeting

Bulls still fighting for home advantage

Canterbury centre Matt Sauni gets on the outside of his man to score his second try in the NZRL National Premiership match won by Counties-Manukau.

The Canterbury Bulls have lost for the first time but could still play a home final in Christchurch.

Cocksedge kicks her way to milestone

Black Fern Kendra Cocksedge, the Canterbury halfback, is the first woman to score 500 NPC rugby points.

Black Fern Kendra Cocksedge achieved a proud personal milestone as the Canterbury women's rugby team beat Manawatu 35-17 to finish fifth in the national women's provincial championship.

No worries for Black Caps without McCullum

Tom Latham (L) the absence of captain Brendon McCullum's (R) won't affect the Black Caps' preparations for their series in Australia later this year.

Brendon McCullum's absence won hurt Black Caps, says Latham.

Track stars play role in relay win

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 07:  Rosa Flanagan of Canterbury competes in the senior women's 3000m steeplechase final during the New Zealand Track & Field Championships at Newtown Park on March 7, 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Track stars Angie Petty and Rosa Flanagan helped the University of Canterbury regain the national road running championship relay title on Christchurch's Takahe to Akaroa course.

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Big bros help Mo'unga become pro

Richie Mo'unga of Canterbury passes the ball in the tackle of Rieko Ioane of Auckland.

Richie Mo'unga says his brothers "wouldn't let me play league".

Crusaders snap up Samu

The Crusaders have signed the Tasman Makos' ball-running backrower Pete Samu for the 2016 Super Rugby season.

Scotland's rugby link to NZ

Taylor gets Toulon deal

Youth Sport

CFA invited to Sydney International Cup

The CFA U-11 squad for Sydney, including coaches Mat Boon (back left) and Cvetan Ivanov (back right).

The Christchurch Football Academy will get its first taste of international competition this week at the Sydney International Cup.

Christchurch football academy head to Sydney

The Christchurch Football Academy under 11 team will head to Sydney and play teams from around Australia and even Brazil.

The Christchurch Football Academy will get its first taste of international competition this week at the Sydney International Cup.

Canterbury command cross country course

Heaton Intermediate year seven students head towards the Inter-Regional Cross Country Champs finish line led by Sophie Williamson

Canterbury's primary and intermediate cross country runners walked away with four gold medals at the 11th Inter-Regional Cross Country Championships last week in Blenheim.

Boys' High sprint for gold and silver at schools cycling

Louis Brown digs deep for Christchurch Boys' High School at the National Schools road cycling championships

Canterbury ready for Youth League campaign

Canterbury United will hope to better their third place finish in 2014's Youth League competition

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