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Paddon makes promising start to Rally Poland

Hayden Paddon in action during day one of Rally Poland where he currently sits third.

Hayden Paddon notches three stage wins in Poland.

'It was frustrating' - Matson

Crusaders lock Sam Whitelock, watched by Andy Ellis (right), charges upfield against the Chiefs in Suva. The Chiefs won ...

If the ball is wet and slippery, it's best to be conservative. The Crusaders weren't in Suva.

Chiefs roll Crusaders in Suva

Crusaders left wing Nemani Nadolo looks for support in the tackle of Chiefs midfielder Seta Tamanivalu during the Super ...

The Crusaders leave Suva empty handed after losing 23-13 to Chiefs.

Prattley in class of her own

1995 SC sports awards winner Bett Prattley was a star at lawn bowls.

Lawn bowler Bett Prattley is a class above when it comes to the sport around South Canterbury.

Hawkins, Kumwenda tipped to stay with Tactix

The Tactix are determined to hold onto Malawi shooter Mwai Kumwenda.

Sue Hawkins and Mwai Kumwenda could be staying at Tactix.

Timaru City hoping to spoil Meadowbank party

Northern Hearts defender Jeremy Bowman and Meaodwbank United winger Caleb Roberts anticipate the ball. Both sides can ...

The South Canterbury Football League is hitting crunch time with four sides still a chance of claiming the title.

Paddon starts steadily in Poland

Hayden Paddon gets sideways during the shakedown stage for WRC Rally Poland.

Kiwi WRC ace seventh as latest WRC round opens with 2.5km super special stage on purpose-built track.

Fiji venture for Crusaders

Crusaders CEO Hamish Riach wanted to transfer a Super Rugby match against the Hurricanes to Fiji last year, but the ...

The Chiefs meet the Crusaders in Suva on Friday night. What's in it for them?

Timaruvians out to beat North Islanders

2K car drivers, from left, Andrew Kitching, Paul Crowther and Tim Dossett ahead of their race in Hampton Downs this weekend.

Five Timaruvians are heading north to take part in the North verses South 2K Cup in Hampton Downs this weekend.

Aoraki footballers off to Australia

The Aorangi 13th grade football team off to Kanga Cup. pictured from left at back, Jamie Linton (coach), Josh Goodwin, ...

South Canterbury's most promising junior footballers will gain some experience in Australia.

Lane off to junior world championships

Timaru's Sam Lane has made the Junior Black Sticks hockey team.

Timaru hockey product Sam Lane will represent New Zealand at the junior world championships.

Chasing Hunt into UFC video

New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker, left, and former sparring partner turned MMA fighter Brice Ritani-Coe ...

Kiwi boxer who stepped in the ring with Joseph Parker wants to emulate NZ UFC star Mark Hunt.

Country teams tied on top

Timaru Girls' High School's goal defence Lucy Stephens tries desperately to stop the ball getting to Craighead shooter ...

Pleasant Point pulled off a big upset beating Old Boys 32-31 in premier netball on Wednesday night to stay on top with Mackenzie.

Indestructible Read rolls on

Kieran Read, pictured leading the haka, replaced Richie McCaw as All Blacks captain this year. Read played every minute ...

Fijians Nemani Nadolo and Jone Macilai join six All Blacks in the Crusaders' run-on side.

Argentinians enjoy Temuka

Jose Mendez (left) and Facundo Columba are enjoying their time with the Magpies.

Three Argentinians are enjoying life and rugby at Temuka with Jose Mendez making the South Canterbury squad.

Thompson seeking finals reward

Anna Thompson shoots a goal during the Tactix first game in the competition against the Mystics in 2008.

Mainland Tactix gunning for win and a trans-Tasman netball league finals spot.

Back to basics for Paddon video

Hayden Paddon says he has moved on from crashes at the previous two rounds of the World Rally Championship.

Kiwi rally star focusing on enjoyment for latest WRC event after crashing out of previous two rounds.

Handicap sealed McCarthy's win

It was a tight fit in the starting area for Cycling Timaru's 50km sealed handicap race at Southburn on Saturday.

He was 10 minutes behind those first over the line, but Craig McCarthy was the winner of Cycling Timaru's 50km race.

TBHS First XV coach quits

Graham Sharp (coach).

Timaru Boys' High School First XV have lost their third coach in 13 months.

Crotty unlikely, but Read ready

Injured All Black Ryan Crotty watches his Crusaders team-mates at training. He is set to miss Friday's game in Fiji with ...

All Blacks captain Kieran Read will back up for the Crusaders in Fiji on Friday night, but Ryan Crotty is almost certain to miss the Chiefs clash.

Cambridge prevail in hockey thriller

Jenna-Rae McIntyre was one of the best players on show for Timaru Girls' High School in their encounter against Cambridge.

A late Claire Jeffrey goal saw Cambridge sneak home 3-2 over Timaru Girls' High School in their women's division one encounter on Sunday night.

Cambridge maintain lead with strong win

Craighead's Sarah Dunbar prepares to go past Cambridge's Yvonne Lee in their women's division one hockey encounter.

Jarrod Parmenter oozed class with a three goal displyin Cambridge's 6-2 hammering of Tainui.

TBHS and Roncalli outplayed

Roncalli's Alvereti Vereivalu gets tackled against Rangiora High School.

Timaru boys' were outclassed but managed a bonus point in their 20- point loss to Christ's College.

Seuili excited at overseas challenge

Former Timaru Boys' High School prop Aki Seiuli is on his way to South Africa and Argentina with the Highlanders.

Highlanders prop Aki Seiuli is heading to unknown territory with the Highlanders on their trip to South Africa and Argentina.

Meadowbank shatter Hearts at Showgrounds

West End's Daniel Campbell and Thistle's Grant Watt battle for the ball in their South Canterbury Football League clash.

Meadowbank United are about to become the first Oamaru side to win the South Canterbury Football League.

Waimate likely to decide semi-final spots

Temuka's CJ Millar tackles Chris McCarthy.

Hamersley Cup semi-final order still to be decided with two rounds left.

Heartland training squad named

Celtic prop Viliame Logavatu is one of the exciting new prospects for the Heartland side.

Newcomers impress in the first Heartland training squad of the season.

Temuka too good for young Harlequins

Temuka' s Taleni Tiai again proved handy with the boot landing four from five attempts at goal.

Semi-final spots all but sealed in the Hamersley Cup.

Leo Leonard bowls his way to award

Leo Leonard from Leo Leonard Motors won the South Canterbury Sports Awards title in 1993 for bowls.

A motor racing star, a champion bowler and a representative rugby player - Timaru's Leo Leonard has many strings to his sporting bow.

Cambridge leaves rivals Heart broken

Simon Cooper and Jarrod Parmenter battle for the ball earlier this season. Both were strong for their teams on Thursday ...

Northern Hearts forced to settle for a 3-3 draw with Cambridge in South Canterbury premier hockey encounter.

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