They didn't score a try but the Crusaders snatched a rare Super Rugby away victory over the Chiefs.
He's jetting here, there and everywhere and Dan Carter is not desperate to get back to work.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsNemani Nadolo has a fair idea of the diagrams and instructions in Gareth Anscombe's play book this week.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsLet's see if the Crusaders are the real deal as they head to Hamilton to take on the champion Chiefs.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsJordan Taufua's mission is simple as he gears up to face the Chiefs in Hamilton tonight.
TONY SMITH - © Fairfax NZ NewsWithout boxing, former world heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman reckons he would be a dead man.
© Fairfax NZ NewsIt's been 18 years since Lee Germon played in his only World Cup but the boss of Canterbury Cricket has a big job coming up.
BRENDON EGAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsIf the Canterbury Rams had not been revived this season, much of the region's talent would have been displaced.
BRENDON EGAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe Tactix have decided against bringing in a replacement player for Monday night's clash with the Southern Steel.
BENJAMIN CARRELL - © Fairfax NZ NewsA unique Citroen C2 Super 1600 rally car has landed in the South Island for Rangiora driver Marcus van Klink.
TAYLER STRONG - © Fairfax NZ NewsBarry Jones, who trained major winners at Riccarton and Trentham from his Washdyke stable, died on Wednesday.
JAMIE SEARLE - © Fairfax NZ NewsTrainer Kelvin Tyler is chasing a hometown win with Keep The Courage in the Riverton Cup today.
MATT MARKHAM - © Fairfax NZ NewsRicky May says suggestions Terror To Love is vulnerable heading into tonight's Easter Cup are off the mark.
BEN STRANG - © Fairfax NZ NewsThere can be no confusion as to the goals of New Zealand's track cyclists at the Commonwealth Games.
© Fairfax NZ NewsA Misi Salave try on the stroke of halftime helped carry Christchurch Metro premier club rugby champions New Brighton to a 13-0 win over Shirley at Rawhiti Domain yesterday.
The Crusaders have made three changes and retained Willi Heinz at No 9 to face the Chiefs on Saturday.
White Sox pitcher Michal Tangaroa has had to pull out of the Southern Cross Challenge softball tournament in Christchurch.
Canterbury United are searching for a new national league coach after Keith Braithwaite's shock decision to end his five-year tenure.
Ask a V8 Supercar driver where he got his start on the motor racing ladder and more often than not the answer will be karts.
Tactix goalkeep Jane Watson faces one of netball's toughest challenges - containing Southern Steel's shooting supremo.
Matt Summerfield's sizzling performance in Whangarei secured Cantabrian second place for NZ championship drivers.
MATT RICHENS - © Fairfax NZ NewsTest cricket returns to Christchurch in summer for the first time in eight years while the city will also host an ODI in October.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsOPINION: History won't allow the Crusaders to blame jet lag if they flop against the Chiefs on Saturday night.
BRENDON EGAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsVilla Maria College swimmer Emily Rennell has created quite the splash over the past fortnight.
Hanmer Springs runner Nick Hirshfeld won the 19th Loop the Lake event at Lake Rotoiti on Saturday.
No action will be taken against All Blacks halfback Aaron Smith following a naked photo of him being shared on social media.
The Canterbury-dominated New Zealand youth polo team have toppled their Australian counterparts.
BRENDON EGAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsSt Andrew's College's athlete Ari Graham will be able to fire a gentle barb at training partner and leading New Zealand middle distance runner Angie Smit.
MATT MARKHAM - © Fairfax NZ NewsSteve Anderton will hold two of the stronger hands in chase Saturday's $60,000 Riverton Cup with his two smart gallopers, The Glitzy One and The Solitaire.
MATT MARKHAM - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe future of one of New Zealand's time-honoured two mile events will become doubtful if it continues to struggle to gain numbers.
FRED WOODCOCK - © Fairfax NZ NewsCanterbury gymnast Courtney McGregor reckons she might have another trick or two up her sleeve ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsKieron Fonotia's tender hamstring is threatening to disrupt the Crusaders' new-look midfield.
OPINION: As Super Rugby nears its 20th year, Andrew Mehrtens calls for a competition without South Africa.
Wingatui trainer Paul Richards had his most valuable training win when Natuzzi triumphed in the $A100,000 Pink Ribbon Cup at Caulfield last weekend.
Squash Canterbury's interclub season begins tonight.
The Tactix have been dealt a significant blow with experienced defender Jessica Moulds sidelined for the remainder of their campaign.
James Meredith has capped off an unbeaten season locally by being named Tennis Canterbury's Player of the Year.
When Chris Harris sees his old, now-iconic 1992 Cricket World Cup shirt, he relives the tournament with a minute-long video is his mind.
Former junior world champion Anton Cooper finished fifth in the opening round of the UCI World Cup this weekend.
They must still be cursing Colin Slade in Bloemfontein, where he was instrumental in the Crusaders win over the Cheetahs.
The Crusaders' self-belief has received a terrific jolt ahead of Saturday night's match against the Chiefs.
Christchurch boxer Bowyn Morgan has given his Commonwealth Games selection chances a major boost, winning a bronze medal at the GeeBee tournament in Finland.
A frustrated Canterbury Rams side left Nelson knowing they did everything but consign the Giants to a rare home defeat on Saturday night.
The New Zealand women's hockey produced a disappointing finish to the six nations tournament in Hastings yesterday, losing 3-2 to China to finish fourth.
Saturday's 4-1 loss to Melbourne Victory summed up the Phoenix's ultimately disappointing season.
A dreadful second quarter has cost the Tactix a chance of an upset as they were beaten by the Mystics in Auckland.
Playmaker Colin Slade was a key element in the Crusaders' 52-31 victory over the Cheetahs.
TONY SMITH - © Fairfax NZ NewsOPINION: New Zealand Golf's application for a bigger government handout for Ko the pro should spark a serious debate.
BRENDON EGAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsEmily Naylor doesn't remember the result of her debut for the New Zealand women's hockey team 10 years ago.
Canterbury CA welcomes a move to third-party investment, suggesting it will aid the domestic game.
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