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Guineas prospect shines at Riccarton

Jamie Richards believes there is little between Riccarton winner Hall Of fame and Heroic Valour.

Big Riccarton win stamps claims for Group I Guineas.

Wary Canterbury make changes

Ben Volavola has been named to start at first five-eighth ahead of Richie Mo'unga for Canterbury's match against ...

Key playmaker Richie Mo'unga rested for Taranaki match as Razor puts his trust in Ben Volavola.

Hewett keen to coach Canterbury

Dave Hewett, who worked as an assistant coach with the Crusaders for six years and now wants to coach Canterbury, made ...

Logic suggests Dave Hewett should be at very short odds to be appointed Canterbury's next head coach.

Sydenham shape as team to beat

Veteran all-rounder Chris Harris is back for yet another season with two-day champions Sydenham.

Former Black Caps veteran Chris Harris shows no sign of slowing down.

Schmidt the next 'Landers coach?

Highlanders boss Roger Clark met with Joe Schmidt (pictured) when he was recently in New Zealand, but speculation ...

Highlanders will keep in touch with Joe Schmidt, but could choose next coach from within.

Leo Carter out until early December

Leo Carter, left, touches gloves with Canterbury and East Christchurch Shirley team-mate Ken McClure last summer.

Young opener ruled out for start of Plunket Shield.

Smith's rise from Christchurch Boys'

Fletcher Smith has been in fine goal kicking form this season.

Four years after playing his last game for CBHS, Fletcher Smith is one of Otago's key NPC players.

Cycling series hits Methven

Sharlotte Lucas is within two points of leader Michaela Kerr  with two rounds to go in the women's elite section.

Tim Rush and Michaela Kerr lead the men's and women's elite sections of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series with two rounds to go.

Bowyn Morgan aims to climb off the canvas

Australian Kris George beats Bowyn Morgan's defences during his comprehensive victory in Christchurch.

Kiwi welterweight champ Bowyn Morgan plans to box clever when fighting Gunnar Jackson

AB's power lured Crusaders

Seta Tamanivalu, who will play for the Crusaders next year, beats a tackle by Jonathan Davies during the All Blacks' ...

All Blacks midfielder Seta Tamanivalu has confirmed a one-year deal with the Crusaders.

Canterbury old boys school new generation

Canterbury's Australian lock Dave McDuling looks for support after making a break in the second half of the successful ...

Canterbury's Ranfurly Shield novices were not short of advice before their successful challenge

Shield party watered-down video

Canterbury players celebrate after winning their Ranfurly Shield challenge against Waikato.

Ranfurly Shield beers "replaced by a few milkshakes" as Canterbury strive for second road win.

Commonwealth Games beckons for Cromwell-based squash referee

Cromwell-based squash referee Jackie Hamilton has the Commonwealth Games in her sights and has been working her way up ...

Cromwell squash stalwart Jackie Hamilton is on a Commonwealth Games journey - and she has it in her sights.

Canterbury lift Shield in thriller

Canterbury captain Luke Whitelock lifts the famous Log o' Wood in Hamilton.

Waikato's Ranfurly Shield reign comes to an end after Canterbury win another classic in Hamilton.

Hundreds racing from peak to pub

The 2015 Peak to Pub was big, but 2016's is going to be even bigger.

Saturday's 2016 Peak to Pub multisport race from Mt Hutt to Methven has attracted huge entries.

The Log heads to Canterbury

The spoils of victory: Canterbury captain Luke Whitelock and his players with the Ranfurly Shield after beating Waikato ...

As light rain swept over Hamilton, Canterbury's Ranfurly Shield drought ended.

All Black jumps Chiefs' ship

Seta Tamanivalu, pictured in action for the All Blacks against Wales in Wellington on June 18, would add power to the ...

Arrival of midfielder Seta Tamanivalu at the Crusaders coincides with Robbie Fruean's departure.

Campbell retires but it's not game over just yet

George Campbell is retiring after many years of being Nelson Bays Football's development officer.

George Campbell is retiring from his role as Nelson Bays Football development officer but may return to coaching at senior level.

Shield holders no more

Jenny Storey helped Canterbury win the women's NHL title, but the Ramesh Patel Shield is gone.

Canterbury Hockey has handed back the Ramesh Patel Shield it was wrongfully awarded.

Redbirds officially a club

Baseball is a growing sport in Canterbury.

The launch of the Christchurch Redbirds is proof baseball is growing in Canterbury.

Albion out of women's softball

Former White Sox outfielder Robyn Hall is back for another club softball season with Sydenham Kereru.

Canterbury will have a new women's softball champion with Albion not defending their title.

Makea to guide Papanui

Thomas Makea, who won four world titles as a Black Sox player, will be coaching Papanui in Canterbury club softball.

One of the Black Sox's all-time best players, Thomas Makea, is coaching in Canterbury softball this season.

Life after an Olympic medal video

Winning an Olympic silver medal has been a life-changing experience for Natalie Rooney.

Does it change someone? Or does life just go on with you get back home with a silver medal?

Canterbury get Shield rev-up

Canterbury's most recent successful Ranfurly Shield raid was against Southland in Invercargill in 2010. Andy Ellis ...

OPINION: Frenzy won't await Canterbury if they bring home Ranfurly Shield. That doesn't mean they're off the hook.

One 'hell of a game' forecast

Hame Faiva and Jordan Manihera celebrate with the famous Log o' Wood.

Waikato's dogged defence of the Ranfurly Shield faces the ultimate test, as Canterbury come to Hamilton.

Linwood team wins Coast to Coast help

Coast to Coast Ranger Ben Isherwood watches his footing on the rocks.

Linwood College students have had a welcome boost as they prepare for the Coast to Coast race.

Bruce back for Burnside title defence

Tayla Bruce defends her Burnside Under 26 bowls title on Friday.

Two Blackjacks head the field for the Burnside Under 26 elite youth bowls tournament.

Carter honoured with leading French award

Dan Carter claimed the the Academie des Sports grand prize award in France.

Dan Carter claims prestigious French award.

Breakers pre-season form no issue

Former Tall Black Mark Dickel isn't worried by the Breakers' poor pre-season.

Mark Dickel thinks the Breakers will be in the title hunt this season.

Cantabs prep for Shield bid

Canterbury's most recent successful Ranfurly Shield raid was against Southland in 2010. They are pictured celebrating ...

Not since 2010 have Canterbury kissed the log o' wood. Now they take aim at holder Waikato.

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