Messenger delivers Dragons' golden goal

Brock Messenger on the ball against Waitakere United. The New Zealand under-20 defender scored a sensational long range injury time goal to give Canterbury United a 3-2 win over WaiBop United in Hamilton.

A "million dollar'' goal by Brock Messenger puts Canterbury United in the box seat for the national football playoffs.

Nuttall in fine nick in Canterbury clash

Canterbury quick Ed Nuttall continued his fine bowling form against Auckland with a five wicket haul in the first innings and two early wickets in the second innings.

Strike bowler Ed Nuttall struck with two early wickets to give Canterbury a fighting chance of toppling Auckland in their Plunket Shield clash at Christchurch's Hagley Oval.

WaiBop's playoff hopes gone

Sean Morris tries to win the ball for WaiBop United during their loss to Canterbury United on Sunday.

WaiBop United go down 3-2 to Canterbury United, conceding the winner in injury time.

Win tinged with sadness

John Morrison with his father, Chris after driving his first winner on Sunday.

John Morrison chalked up his first driving win at Sunday's Waikouaiti harness meeting.

Hunter Cup in the bag but Smolda no certainty for Miracle Mile

Mark Purdon and Smolda on their way to winning the Hunter Cup.

Hunter Cup winner not confirmed to start Miracle Mile

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Crusaders

Project Tupou's time to shine

Ash Dixon of the Highlanders is tackled by the Crusaders' Jimmy Tupou at AMI Stadium last year.

Regular starts have been scarce for Jimmy Tupou in Super Rugby. Now he has been named captain of the Crusaders for a trial game.

Knowler: Boss should be cautious

OPINION: Sanzaar boss Andy Marinos has wasted no time in having a dig at those who criticise his organisation.

ABs to face off in Hong Kong

Blackadder keeps ABs on ice

Youth Sport

Garbett ready for Australia's top tennis players

Tennis player Jamie Garbett on court during the under 18 Canterbury Open final against Jack Tiller

Jamie Garbett is lucky enough to have played in the Melbourne Park tennis venue before, so when he steps onto the court at the Australian Junior Championships, he won't be overawed by his surroundings.

Kobori relaxed before interprovincials

Cantebury golfer Momoka Kobori has enjoyed a stellar 2015 playing in tournaments around the world.

If Momoka Kobori is feeling any pressure about playing at number one for Canterbury in the interprovincial championships next week, she clearly has been working on her poker face as well as her golf swing.

Green school teams burn rubber

Jacob Reeves, 15, of Rangiora High School, negotiates a slalom course during 
EVolocity 2015, an electric motorsport event held at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park, Ruapuna.

Petrol made way for electricity at Mike Pero Motorsports Park on Saturday, with EVolocity 2015

Broken leg ends Bowers' season

Papanui's Luke Bowers in action during their Labour Weekend Open softball tournament match against PCU Devils at Saxton Ballpark in Nelson.

Luke Bowers will be out of action for six months after breaking his leg in a club softball game.

Canterbury feature for Future Black Sticks

Catherine Tinning's strong performances for Canterbury have been rewarded with a call up to the Future Black Sticks

Canterbury's strength in junior hockey has been rewarded with seven players called up to the men's and women's Future Black Sticks.

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