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Bisman's contribution remembered

Ron Bisman's legacy in harness racing will not be forgotten.

An icon of harness racing media will be laid to rest on the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday.

Berryman tribute from other Norm

Norm Berryman's trademark infectious smile lights up a Crusaders training session in 2000.

Norm Berryman and Norm Maxwell shared more than the same first name and Northland heritage.

Phoenix to rise again in Christchurch

Wellington Phoenix fans will have a trip to  Christchurch on their calendar for next season.

Wellington Phoenix will be back in Christchurch this season against the Central Coast Mariners.

Golf course future secure

Ray Eastgate, left, and Maurice Duff play a round at the Rawhiti Golf Course, which has been saved from closure.

Rawhiti Golf Course has been saved after the city council agreed to let the the club manage it itself.

Hornby grab win before players depart

Hornby's Will Mace-Cochrane (R) gets away from Marist's defensive line.

Hornby Vipers were pleased to grab their first win of the season over Marist to build their confidence before a raft of players depart to play under 18 representative hockey.

Purdon dominates Group I race at Menagle

Mark Purdon and Supersonic Miss stride away from the pack to win the three-year-old fillies Breeders Challenge at Menangle.

Mark Purdon drives three All Stars runners to Group I glory in NSW Breeders Challenge.

Winter Cup win for combo

Blair Orange is only two more wins off his second century of wins in as many seasons.

One of harness racing's most promising partnerships is on the verge of reaching two significant milestones.

Kench key in Canterbury Rams' win over Saints

Canterbury Rams' veteran Jeremy Kench, pictured in an earlier round, starred in an upset win over the Saints.

Veteran point guard Jeremy Kench inspires Canterbury Rams to home win over Wellington Saints in national basketball league.

All Star duo chase big day

Meg and Merv Butterworth have Supersonic Miss and Golden Goddess in the New South Wales Breeders Challenge finals.

Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen's feature racing in NZ may be over for the season, but they are still hunting down Group I victories.

Beauchamp wants someone own size

Nort Beauchamp has ambitious plans now he's back fighting closer to his own weight division.

Kiwi professional boxer Nort Beauchamp should be anxious, but he has too much ambition flowing through his veins for that.

Dumb move to deny Tactix

Mwai Kumwenda will be the sole import at the Tactix next season after Netball New Zealand blocked a second overseas player.

OPINION: Netball NZ's rationale for denying the beleaguered Mainland Tactix a second import simply doesn't stack up.

Henry would asset at Tactix

The Tactix would love a player with Joline Henry's
experience and doggedness in their side.

Silver Fern Joline Henry, capped 91 times for NZ, is exactly the kind of player who would help give the Tactix credibility.

Owner drives 1100km round trip to cheer Naughty Maravu

Gavin Smith and Naughty Maravu go past All Delight and Craig Thornley to win the Marlborough Winter Cup Prelude last Friday.

Shane Cleland's "love of the game" means he knows State Highway One better than most.

V8 Thunder rolls into West Melton

Rangiora driver Matt Summerfield will contest the NZ Rally championships with sister Nicole.

West Melton will shake to the roar of V8 engines on Saturday when Christchurch hosts the second southern round of the 2015 ENZED Offroad Racing Championship.

Nomads look to surprise against Spirit

Nomads' midfielder Mike McColgan and his side will be looking to upset when they face Coastal Spirit in the Chatham Cup on Saturday.

Mainland division club Nomads United aiming to cause big Chatham Cup surprise.

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Saveapatrol race ready comeback

Saveapatrol and Blair Orange return to the birdcage as winners of the 2014 Invercargill Cup.

A decision to operate on an unknown injury has given Saveapatrol a second chance.

Ram Kench undecided on future

Canterbury Rams' veteran Jeremy Kench has been hampered by a right knee injury in 2015.

Canterbury Rams' veteran Jeremy Kench doesn't want to make a knee-jerk reaction on his playing future.

Loss of second import will hurt Tactix

English international Jade Clarke was one of the better imports to wear the Tactix dress.

Mainland Tactix worry where experience will come from in squad after losing second import.

Meeuws backs Highlanders to stay cool

Highlanders wing Patrick Osborne, left, and Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie greeting each other last weekend.

Kees Meeuws has issued a warning to any Waratahs players who try and goad the Highlanders into swinging punches.

Kereru pip Technical in thriller

Former Tactix netballer Julianna Naoupu shot 37/44 to lead Kereru to a thrilling victory over Technical in Christchurch premier club netball.

Julianna Naoupu leads Kereru to thrilling win over Technical in Christchurch club netball

Tactix denied second import

Mwai Kumwenda will be the Mainland Tactix's only import next season.

The Tactix will feature just one import player in the 2016 trans-Tasman netball league.

Tributes flow for Berryman

Former Crusader Norm Berryman is the first player from the franchise to have died.

Tributes flow for former Crusader Norm Berryman who was a character on and off field

Smith pays tribute to Berryman

Norm Berryman on the way to one of his two tries in the 1998 Super Rugby semifinal against the Sharks at Jade Stadium.

Former Crusaders coach Wayne Smith pays credit to Crusaders cult hero Norm Berryman.

Canterbury awash with US scholarships

Burnside High School's Matt Prest, who came second at the Canterbury cross country championships, will head to the USA on a full scholarship.

A number of Canterbury athletes have had their dedication to sport rewarded in the past few weeks having gained scholarships to US Colleges to continue their education and look for sporting success in the highly competitive US school arena.

'Folk hero' Berryman dead gallery video

Crusaders Norm Berryman, Super 12, Rugby Union, 2000. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

One of rugby's characters made a life for himself with his family as a forklift driver in Perth.

Tortuous road trip ends with loss for Rams

Marques Whippy, left, top-scored with 17 points in the Canterbury Rams' 83-74 loss to Hawke's Bay.

Hawke's Bay too good for Canterbury Rams 83-74 in postponed NBL clash.

Carter to start against Samoa

All Blacks first five-eighth Dan Carter during the naming of the All Blacks squad for the Rugby Championship.

Dan Carter to start for All Blacks against Samoa but Richie McCaw may be benched.

Taylor hooks All Blacks' spot

Codie Taylor makes a break for the Crusaders against the Blues.

Codie Taylor has taken a giant step towards joining one of his relatives in his family’s rugby folklore.

Addictive Habit to miss Winter Cup

A tough Timy Tyler in the hands of Jacob Lowry out lasts Comanche Gold and Racha Cuneen to win the Amberley Cup.

Cambridge trainer Lee Somervell has ruled out a trip to Riccarton with Addictive Habit for the Group III Winter Cup.

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