Prestigious Christchurch school looks outside school boundaries for additional prop for their rugby teams.
"Francis Douglas was turned away at the door. We just didn't have enough gear."
To the sound of the haka, the Penrith Panthers were welcomed by their Kiwi 'cousins'.
Canterbury Cats striker Phoebe Steel scored five goals in the first two games of the national under-21 hockey tournament.
A Christchurch kayaking trio will compete in the 2016 ICF Junior & U-23 Canoe Sprint World Championship in Belarus this July.
If the Edwards brothers remain on track, they will soon join ranks with Sophie Pascoe and other medal-winning Kiwi paralympians.
The Burnside High School girls' volleyball team defended their national title in Palmerston North.
It was the first time in 18-years the school has claimed both the Springbok Shield and the Maadi Cup.
James Hargest College finished third in the boys' section of the South Island secondary schools tournament in Invercargill.
North Canterbury footballers Macey Fraser and Blair Currie will take on Australia's top junior talent.
St Andrew's College's Mitchell Small and St Bede's College's Nick Moulai were among nine Canterbury athletes in record breaking form at the South Island secondary schools championships.
Organisers are hoping May's National Rugby League game in Christchurch will help promote schools rugby league in Canterbury.
Waimak secured a top eight finish in their first outing at the prestigious Auckland City FC Youth Tournament in Auckland at the weekend.
The Canterbury under-21 hockey teams have players with national league and international experience.
One of Canterbury rugby league's most promising players, Sheldon Pitama, is enjoying life in Auckland as captain of the Junior Warriors.
Hundreds of Canterbury children swam, cycled and ran their way to a medal at the annual Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon.
Ari Graham's middle distance mastery was one of the highlights of a successful national track and field championships by Canterbury age-group athletes.
Four young Canterbury softballers are in the New Zealand Junior Black Sox team for the world under-19 championships.
Marian College student Rebecca Lake says there is no need to move to Auckland to make the national under-17 girls football squad.
Jamie Garbett is lucky enough to have played in the Melbourne Park tennis venue before, so when he steps onto the court at the Australian Junior Championships, he won't be overawed by his surroundings.
If Momoka Kobori is feeling any pressure about playing at number one for Canterbury in the interprovincial championships next week, she clearly has been working on her poker face as well as her golf swing.
Petrol made way for electricity at Mike Pero Motorsports Park on Saturday, with EVolocity 2015
Luke Bowers will be out of action for six months after breaking his leg in a club softball game.
Canterbury's strength in junior hockey has been rewarded with seven players called up to the men's and women's Future Black Sticks.
Canterbury basketball player Sam Timmins has become used to being the exceptional one, the best among his peers, but he knows there is plenty of hard work to do if he wants to stay in that position when he joins the University of Washington.
Mainland Football will expand the school's competition in 2016, after successfully moving the competition to a Wednesday night in 2015.
Promising young Christchurch tennis player Connor Heap is heading to the United States next year to take up a lucrative sports scholarship of up to five years at the University of California, Berkeley.
Canterbury's women golfers were aided in their quest for a win over Wellington last weekend when teenager Momoka Kobori scored her first ever hole in one, as Canterbury took out the tie 12-0.
Baseball is beginning to make its mark in Christchurch with a small junior club scene operating at Avonhead Park.