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End of era for Blackadder video

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder will soon relocate to English club Bath where he expected to work as the director of rugby.

Mistakes cost the Crusaders dearly in the loss to the Lions in their Super Rugby quarterfinal match.

Pleasant Point steal final spot from Waimate's grasp

Kieran Coll bursts trough a couple of Waimate defenders to score in their Hamersley Cup semifinal.

Pleasant Point are through to the Hamersley Cup final following a thrilling 24-23 victory over Waimate.

Crusaders walloped by Lions video

Lions lock Franco Mostert forces his way through the tackles of Ryan Crotty and David Havili in the Super Rugby ...

The Crusaders conceded five tries in their 42-25 loss to the Lions in Jo'burg.

Last gasp penalty earns Point spot in final

Kieran Coll breaks through some Waimate tacklers to stroll in for a try in their semifinal clash at the Pleasant Point ...

Brad Tegelaars stepped up when it mattered most to send Pleasant Point into next weekend's Hamersley Cup final.

Kiwi athletes on London podium

Cantabrian Tom Walsh finished second in the final Diamond League meet in London before the Olympics.

Kiwis Tom Walsh and Eliza McCartney in top three in the final Diamond League athletics meeting before the Olympics.

Hamersley Cup final spot on the line

Kevin Moore and Jared Matthews in action in Waimate earlier this season. Their clash will be one of many exciting ...

Hamersley Cup heads into a crucial showdown.

Fannin claims premiership

Three winners for Shaun Fannin in the Kevin Myers colours at Phar Lap Raceway on Friday has secured the jumps jockeys' ...

Jumps jockey bounces back from year of injuries to claim premiership in near perfect season.

Tiffen reflects on her glittering cricket career

NZ cricket coach and old girl Haidee Tiffen visited TImaru Girls' High school in 2015. Pictured centre with students ...

Winning the South Canterbury sports award two years in a row was an unexpected surprise for former White Ferns cricketer Haidee Tiffen.

Girls' rugby training clinic something new

Rebecca Boon, 8, weaves her way through the defence at the all girls rugby clinic at Alpine Energy Stadium.

A successful all girls under-8 training clinic at Alpine Energy Stadium on Friday could see the union create an all girls competition if the interest is there.

Otley loved chance to step outside comfort zone

Mark Otley has recently returned from a Mark Parker Trust scholarship trip to England.

Cricketer Mark Otley is confident his three-month trip to Winchester College has seen him return to New Zealand a better player.

Turnovers key for Crusaders

Ryan Crotty scored a hat-trick when the Crusaders beat the Lions 43-37 in their Super Rugby round-robin match.

The Crusaders will poke their heads into the Lions' den on Sunday morning.

Rugby's burning questions

Julian Savea has been demoted to the bench for the Hurricanes' Super Rugby quarterfinal match against the Sharks in ...

Stuff's rugby scribes tackle the four burning questions of the week, in our regular Friday segment.

Bath keen on Crusaders pair

Tabai Matson (left) and Todd Blackadder, who are in their final season with the Crusaders, continue to attract interest ...

Speculation Crusaders' coaches Todd Blackadder and Tabai Matson will join English club Bath continues to mount.

China trip to challenge skaters

Jan Kuepper will be one to watch in China.

Some of South Canterbury's top skaters are off to compete in China.

Tyler looking for Revenge

Jumps jockey Stuart Higgins will be back aboard Revenge at Phar Lap Raceway on Friday.

Hurdles runner looking for Revenge.

Ireland loved half marathon challenge

Lucy Ireland has come back from competing in a half marathon in a Game Reserve in South Africa.

Timaru's Lucy Ireland won't be forgetting her excursion to South Africa in a hurry.

Blue knock over competition leaders

The battle between Northern Hearts defender Simon Cooper and Cambridge attacker Jarrod Parmenter will be one of many ...

Hayden Sinclair's second half goal secured Wakanui Blue a 2-1 upset hockey victory over table-toppers Cambridge.

Who will win Super Rugby?

The accuracy of Beauden Barrett's play has been a key to the Hurricanes' late-season success.

The Highlanders, Hurricanes, Chiefs or Crusaders - who's it going to be?

Kiwi crashes out of Le Tour video

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Shane Archbold is out of the Tour de France after breaking his pelvis in a high-speed crash.

High Kiwi clouts Super Rugby teams

This fan, who attended the Super Rugby round-robin game between the Lions and Crusaders in Johannesburg earlier this ...

The Crusaders, Highlanders and Chiefs can expect a payout of around $80,000 for playing in their Super Rugby quarterfinals.

Big Bok back to face Crusaders

Warren Whiteley, pictured scoring a try for the Springboks in the second test against Ireland in Johannesburg, is ...

Lions gamble again, this time in rushing No 8 Warren Whiteley out of the casualty ward.

TBHS swimmers excel in Invercargill

Timaru Boys' High school students, from left, Campbell Lindblom, Reed Stevenson, Riley Taylor, Matthew Moore and Jack ...

Timaru Boys' High School were a class above at the South Island Secondary School swimming championships in Invercargill.

AD Long Cup on its way to the Silverdale Squash Club

Simon Bruce competed for Timaru at the AD Long Cup.

Silverdale's masters squash player proved too tough to stop as they romped away with the AD Long Cup.

Coaches given perfect send off

The Geraldine under-18 rugby team which won it's final against Timaru Boys' and sent coaches Carl Cunningham and Jarrod ...

Geraldine won the South Canterbury under-18 rugby title, completing a clean sweep for their retiring coaches.

Women's hockey tightly contested

Geraldine and Craighead facing off earlier this season. Connie McFarlane, of Geraldine, and Anna Hayward, of Craighead, ...

Hampstead 1 is sitting pretty at the top of the women's division one hockey standings.

Regular racers to fore in points battle

Reon Park has started and finished every Cycling Timaru race so far this winter to lead the season's points battle at ...

The ability to front each week is a key factor in being at or near the top of Cycling Timaru's season points race at the halfway stage.

Demanding respect in Jo'burg

Ryan Crotty scored three tries for the Crusaders when they beat the Lions 43-37 in Johannesburg on April 2.

OPINION: Dismiss the Crusaders at Ellis Park at your peril with the red-and-blacks unbeaten there since 2007.

Read: 'Give it our best shot.' video

Crusaders assistant coach Tabai Matson hopes the team will take confidence from winning their last seven games against ...

"If we don't have a game plan good enough to win at Ellis Park, then we never will," Crusaders assistant Tabai Matson says.

Red-faced Crusaders off to SA video

The Crusaders scrum is a mess in this picture, but their set piece was one of the few bright spots of their game against ...

Crusaders hole out to the Canes - so can they turn it around for the finals?

Crusaders name squad

Andy Ellis will hope to extend his Crusaders career into the Super Rugby semifinals by helping his side beat the Lions ...

Andy Ellis will face a race against time to be fit for the Super Rugby quarterfinal against the Lions in South Africa.

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