Losing Willi Heinz with a broken leg has left the Crusaders preparing for Super Rugby without an experienced halfback.
Oscar Cadenhead said he used a recent "issue" with Canterbury Golf as motivation for winning the 72-hole Canterbury strokeplay crown yesterday.
Second year junior driver Matt Anderson picked up the biggest win of his career when he drove Backup to victory in the $18,000 Marlborough Cup.
Connections of grand old campaigner El Chico say there is a few more wins in him yet.
Hundreds to Canterbury's Henry Nicholls and ND's Tim Seifert helped a bunch of young NZ first-class cricketers upset a World Cup hopeful.
East Shirley won a tight top-of-the-table tussle to leapfrog St Albans and finish the premier men's club cricket one-day competition in top spot.
Hundreds to Henry Nicholls and Tim Seifert have handed Pakistan a loss in their opening match of their New Zealand tour.
The Auckland Hearts have taken the women's one-day championship after chasing down Canterbury Magicians with a clinical batting performance.
Canterbury United move up to third place in ASB Premiership with a 3-1 win over Southern United in Dunedin.
Jeremy Webb and Glenn Everett were the winners in their respective South Island Championships at Ruapuna Speedway on Saturday evening.
Canterbury's Rosa Flanagan breaks record to win 3000m title, then shatters her 3000m steeplechase PB by six seconds.
Kaiapoi experienced a baptism of fire in their premier women's softball debut on Saturday against the top two sides.
A season-ending leg injury to Willi Heinz propels South Canterbury oldboy Billy Guyton into the Super Rugby spotlight.
A call from the Crusaders to Andy Ellis is imminent after back-up halfback Willi Heinz broke his leg.
Highlanders beat Crusaders 29-26 in pre-season clash but most concern is for halfback Willi Heinz.
Preparations for next month's Cricket World Cup are under way in Christchurch, with scaffolding and stands being erected at Hagley Park.
Daniel Bothamley's season has been one of frustration and near misses but a pick-up ride on King Montrose might be his chance to turn it all around.
Sport Canterbury chief executive Julyan Falloon is delighted to see "smaller sports in spotlight" at the 2015 Hadlee Sports Awards.
A metal plate, nine screws and a scar on his right ankle are the souvenirs of Luke Romano's last outing in a Crusaders uniform.
Canterbury United have a horror injury situation on their hands ahead of tomorrow's ASB Premiership clash against Southern United in Dunedin.
Canterbury's Lea Tahuhu hopes to terrify the opposing Auckland Heart batting line-up in Rangiora tomorrow as the Magicians chase another title.
Waimate's Billy Guyton is on the cusp of realising his rugby dream as part of the Crusaders wider training group.
Lance Bryant is one of four confirmed boxers who will get a shot at redemption after Sky Arena opted to stick with cruiserweights for Christchurch's Super8 event in March.
Cran Dalgety is the first to admit his grass experiment was unorthodox but it might just pay off.
This season's Toyota Racing Series is already regarded as having the best driving talent we have seen in its 11-year history.
Luke Romano and Dominic Bird are the only current All Blacks required for the Crusaders' pre-season match against the Highlanders in Timaru.
Ahead of their final against Auckland in Rangiora, the message from the senior Canterbury players is: relax, and try to enjoy it.
It might be only a pre-season game, but the Highlanders and Crusaders coaches are keen to get under way in Timaru tomorrow.
While they are not destroying their opposition on the greens in the Taranaki open fours men's bowls tournament, there is no doubting their size.
Dexter Dunn to partner Cran Dalgety-trained Delightful Lana in feature pace over at Motukarara.
Terrill Charles doesn't know where She's Insatiable is heading but she's happy to enjoy the ride for now.
If the Crusaders players get their way the proposed a Super Rugby match in Fiji will be scrubbed.
Mother Nature had the final say on Canterbury's inconsistent domestic 50-over campaign.
Dealing with boggy playing surfaces in the middle of winter will be a thing of the past for Canterbury footballers.
Crusaders' search for Nemani Nadolo replacement starts in pre-season match clash with Highlanders.
Canterbury's sole focus will be beating Otago rather than worrying about other playoff permutations.
Canterbury's swimmers head to Dunedin for the regional championships with cause to be optimistic.
One of Canterbury's most successful golfers, Keith Foxton, died on New Year's Eve aged 87.
Canterbury batsman Henry Nicholls used his Diamond Harbour-Kaituna clubmates for inspiration as he wrote himself into the domestic cricket record books.
South Canterbury's Rodger Glendinning stunned the crowd at Burnside Bowling club yesterday.
Luke Bowers produced a batting bonanza as the Papanui Tigers resumed the Canterbury men's softball premiership with a double header clean sweep.
If Finn Loader dreamed up his perfect performance for his Sydenham debut, his imagination would have probably struggled to conjure up what he achieved.
Canadian Lance Stroll became the youngest winner of the Lady Wigram Trophy race at the opening round of the 2015 Toyota Racing Series held at Ruapuna.
National champion George Brannigan demolished the field in Cashmere yesterday to win round two of the downhill mountain bike New Zealand Cup.
An unbeaten century by captain Amy Satterthwaite helped the Canterbury Magicians seal a home final in the women's domestic one day competition.
Christen Me warmed up for what could be a golden summer in Australia with an easy win on Saturday.
Henry Nicholls century helps Canterbury to comfortable 85-run win over Wellington at the Basin Reserve.
A last-minute winner clinched a 4-3 come-from-behind win for WaiBOP over Canterbury United in the ASB Premiership.
Dexter Dunn aids Art Union to beat a much more experienced field at Addington over 2600m.
Halberg coach of the year nominee Gary Hay has "loved" his time at the Southern regional performance centre.
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