Watt brothers bat Papanui home

Papanui's Josh Dickson makes first base safely in the Nelson Open softball final.

6:19 PM   Papanui has won their second Nelson Open softball tournament title after a tense tiebreaker finish at Saxton Field.

Timaru teen's date with destiny

Height, size and age have all play a big part in  Ofa Manuofetoa's rugby league rise.

Talented league prospect has been snapped up by Aussie NRL club after just three games.

Nelson lad Tasman's first goalscorer

Alex Ridsdale had the honour of scoring Tasman United's first goal.

Alex Ridsdale had the honour of scoring Tasman United's first goal in their 2-2 draw with Canterbury United.

Rush claims second to win overall title

Tim Rush about to start the two-day Tour of Timaru cycle race. He claimed the Calder Stewart Cycling series at the weekend.

Tim Rush is heading into the Tour of Southland in some strong form.

'Helluva innings' of 195 by Astle

Canterbury all-rounder Todd Astle drives the ball. He struck 24 boundaries in scoring 195 against ND.

Former Black Cap Todd Astle scored 195 and took two wickets to kickstart Canterburys' Plunket Shield cricket campaign.

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Fonotia wants to delay finale

Kieron Fonotia will make his 64th appearance for the Tasman Makos. But will it be his last?

Kieron Fonotia is fully aware that Sunday's clash with Taranaki could be his last in the Tasman No 13 jersey.

Havili extends Crusaders deal

David Havili happy to continue his professional development at the Crusaders

Dagg touted as Toulon target

Riach to focus on Crusaders

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Four Canty players in Junior Black Sticks

Phoebe Steele is one of four Canterbury players named in the Junior Black Sticks for the World Cup

The Junior Black Sticks will have a strong Canterbury flavour when at the World Cup in Chile later this year.

Sports contests back on campus

University of Canterbury hockey player Jason Hursthouse has been named in the New Zealand Universities team.

New Zealand universities are competing in the sporting arena again.

Canterbury's new rugby talent

Christ's College back Ngane Punivai on the charge during the UC championship semifinal against Shirley Boys' in August.

 Christ's College deputy head boy Ngane Punivai has been compared to Canterbury's Jordie Barrett.

Novice gets gold in Aussie video

Josh Tonga, 10, squares up at the Aranui A-Town Boxing Gym after winning the Australian Golden Gloves under-40kg novice ...

Ten-year-old Josh Tonga proved he knows how to pack a punch by winning his first fight - and a gold medal.

Success for Canty squash juniors

Canterbury performed strongly at the South Island junior age-group teams event.

Canterbury squash players impress.

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