Timaru teen's date with destiny

Height, size and age have all play a big part in  Ofa Manuofetoa's rugby league rise.

Talented league prospect has been snapped up by Aussie NRL club after just three games.

Rush claims second to win overall title

Tim Rush about to start the two-day Tour of Timaru cycle race. He claimed the Calder Stewart Cycling series at the weekend.

Tim Rush is heading into the Tour of Southland in some strong form.

Four newcomers in in strong SC squad

Phil McGregor, left, Sasindu Nanayakkara, and Supeshala Jayathilake are three of the four new caps in the South ...

There is a strong feel to the South Canterbury Hawke Cup side for the 2016-17 season.

Batsmen fire for Pleasant Point

Liam Beck scored a superb 72 for Pleasant Point.

Laim Beck and Tim Leonard shone for Pleasant Point in an exciting clash against Temuka-Waimate.

'Helluva innings' of 195 by Astle

Canterbury all-rounder Todd Astle drives the ball. He struck 24 boundaries in scoring 195 against ND.

Former Black Cap Todd Astle scored 195 and took two wickets to kickstart Canterburys' Plunket Shield cricket campaign.

Frew produces strong showing to win

Callum Bartlett from Temuka races his Nissan 180SX in the street attack.

Mosgiel's Glenn Frew has rightfully regained his crowned as the king of the Waimate 50 are winning the Street Race.

The bubble-ful game video

The first night of the bubble football league held at the Southern Trust Events Centre on Thursday night.

Bubble Football is literally football played in giant bubbles. Could it be the next rugby?

South Canty favoured in semi

South Canterbury halfback Nick Annear is back in form.

South Canterbury should sneak past Buller on Saturday to make the Meads Cup final.

Sth Canty issues Shield challenge

Greg Brosnan transported the Ranfurly Shield down a decade ago.

The South Canterbury rugby team hopes to challenge for the Ranfurly Shield for the first time in a decade. 

Nicholls back for red and blacks

Black Caps batsman Henry Nicholls is back for Canterbury.

Black Cap Henry Nicholls will bolster Canterbury's batting lineup in the Plunket Shield clash against Northern Districts.

Buller's experience will take some beating

Matt Fetu is the most capped South Canterbury from the 2016 Heartland side. The front rower answered an SOS to return to ...

If caps count South Canterbury has no chance against Buller in their Meads Cup semi-final.

O'Reilly embracing challenges full on

Former South Canterbury football development officer and new Southern United head coach Paul O'Reilly is missing Timaru.

Former South Canterbury football development officer Paul O'Reilly is the coach of national league club Southern United but does miss Timaru.

Former North Islanders tough to beat

Mr Conductor will make his South Island debut for his new trainer Danny Crozier on Thursday.

Former North Islanders look big chances at Oamaru for Danny Crozier.

Celtic welcome back Buckingham

Andrew Buckingham has returned to play senior cricket full time for Celtic.

Prolific run scorer Andrew Buckingham has returned to play for Celtic in South Canterbury club cricket.

Etheredge punches above his weight

Mathew Etheredge has made a big impact for South Canterbury.

South Canterbury loose forward Matt Etheredge might only wear a size small jersey but he has big heart.

Former internationals lend a hand

Ben Davenport and Lleyton Phillips practice their cricket skills at a coaching session with Dayle Hadlee and Dion Ebrahim.

Former international cricketers Dion Ebrahim and Dayle Hadlee were in town coaching some of South Canterbury's top junior players.

Havili extends Crusaders deal

Staying put: David Havili is sticking with the Crusaders.

David Havili happy to continue his professional development at the Crusaders

Archbold's pro team confirmed

Shane Archbold crashed out of the Tour de France with a cracked pelvis but is back on his bike.

Shane Archbold is being surrounded by some world class cyclists in Europe in 2017.

Lash key to Buller's chances

Buller first five James Lash likes to run with the ball and is the Heartland Championships second top try scorer.

Talented Buller first five James Lash is a man you want on your side.

Etheredge eyes up cup with Sth Canty

Mathew Etheredge has suited up for South Canterbury in the Heartland Championship this season.

Former Kaiapoi turned Christchurch flanker Matt Etheredge answered a late call up to play for South Canterbury in this years Heartland Championship.

Pitching wedge lands Gabites' first ace

Golfer Calvin Gabites scored a hole in one on the Coronet nine par 3 second hole at Millbrook last weekend.

Timaruvian Calvin Gabites has scored a hole in one on a golf course many in New Zealand are privileged just to play on.

Paddon's best WRC tarmac result

Hayden Paddon comes to grips with the unique mixed surface rally of Rally de Espana.

Hayden Paddon's was fourth in Spain after coming to grips with tarseal.

Aucklanders claim overall honours

Sam Fillmore in a Ferrari 458 Italia was crowned the overall three hour endurance winner after placing third.

Aucklanders reigned supremed in the endurance series at the Timaru International Motor Raceway Levels on Saturday.

Arthavidu shines for Timaru

Prabodha Arthavidu in action against Celtic at Rockdale Road last season. He picked up five wickets at the same ground ...

Sri Lankan Prabodha Arthavidu picked up the first five-wicket bag of the season in Timaru's six-wicket win over Celtic.

South Canterbury seals home semi

South Canterbury captain Kieran Coll collects the Hanan Shield off Mid Canterbury.

A huge defensive effort against Mid Canterbury saw South Canterbury seal a Meads Cup semi-final spot on.

Paddon on the rise

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard in action during the Rally of Spain.

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard are starting to make an impact in their 100th rally together.

Mid Canterbury miss out on Meads Cup

South Canterbury halfback Nick Annear had a big game.

The semifinalists have been found in the Heartland Championship.

Rooney wins World Cup gold video

Natalie Rooney celebrates winning gold at the ISSF World Cup.

Kiwi Olympic shooting star backs up Rio performance with a gold medal at the World Cup.

Yates hole-in-one seals win

Back from left, Jimmy Cooney, Jenny Austin, Lynda Brown, Sandra Quinn, Marion Wederell, Marilyn Cross, front from left, ...

North Otago golfer Judith Yates can claim fame to the perfect golf shot.

Trio aiming for perfect finish

Mark Otley, James Copland and Sean Wills are all set for their final few games with the Timaru Boys' High 1st XI cricket ...

Mark Otley, Sean Wills and James Copland are hoping for some strong performances to finish their TImaru Boys' High School cricket career in style.

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