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Fahey confident Rio on track

Timaru's Juliet Fahey at the Rio 2016 offices in Brazil.

Timaru's Juliet Fahey is confident everything is on track for the Olympics in Brazil.

Kiwi teams on fire video

Matt Proctor celebrates a try with Cory Jane and the reserves during the Hurricanes 50-17 thrashing of the Lions in ...

Power, panache, pragmatism and perseverance on display in perfect round for Kiwi teams.

Hearts beat fast after win

Northern Hearts Josh Smallridge races Wakanui Black player Simon Mealings battle for the ball.

Northern Hearts produced one of the best halves of hockey this season to beat defending champions Wakanui Black 5-1.

Hearts produce commanding performance

Thistle's Andy Carter and Northern Hearts Maarten Dirkzwager contest for the ball.

Northern Hearts have ended Thistle's unbeaten run with a superb 3-1 win at Anzac Square.

Celtic juggernaut rolls on

Celtic's Steve Burt stretches out to score despite the attention of Geraldine's Toby How and Ryan Neutze.

The only question after five rounds of club rugby is can any side stop Celtic.

Paddon's hopes take double hit

Hayden Paddon encountered mechanical issues on day two of Rally Whangarei.

Kiwi WRC star hits double trouble on second day of Rally Whangarei.

Celtic remain unbeaten after thrashing Geraldine

Celtic's Andrew Darling fights off Geraldine's defence in a one-way affair.

Celtic confirmed their status as Hamersley Cup favourites after handing Geraldine a 96-0 hiding on Saturday at Geraldine.

TBHS thrash Lincoln

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Timaru Boys' High School First XV got their Crusaders Schools Championship off to the perfect start trouncing Lincoln High School 92-7.

Swimmers' futures looks bright

Riley Taylor with his bronze medals after a meet earlier this year. Taylor won bronze at the New Zealand Age Group ...

The five South Canterbury swimmers who attended the New Zealand Age Group championships in Wellington last week are destined for bigger things in 2017, their coach believes.

Gabites a talent on skates

Calvin Gabites with his book of newspaper clippings that he collected over the years.

Calvin Gabites put speed skating on the map with his success on the track and being named the 1985 South Canterbury Sports Award winner.

Good battles ahead in Chatham Cup

Aaron Burgess, of Dunedin Technical, looks to send a shot at goal under the pressure of Northern Hearts defender Nigel ...

One South Canterbury club will certainly make it through to the second round of the Chatham Cup.

Crusaders Schools Championship kicks off

Opposing captains Cullen Grace and Jack O'Shaughnessy

Timaru Boys' High School and Roncalli College will both be looking for better finishes this year in the Crusaders School's Championship but it will not be easy.

Junior nominees needed for awards

150814 News. Photo: Mytchall Bransgrove/Timaru Herald. World junior cyclists bronze medallists Jack Ford and Holly ...

A lack of junior nominees for the 50th South Canterbury Sports Awards has the organisers urging sporting codes to ensure their best young athletes get a shot at the the title.

Isbister joins Crusaders board

Pleasant Point dairy and beef farmer Brent Isbister has been elected to the Crusaders
 board. He is pictured with his ...

South Canterbury Rugby Union chairman Brent Isbister stepping down to join Crusaders board.

Easy for Old Boys

Old Boys goal attack Rowan Wheeler, left, fights Geraldine High School's Pem Gyeltshen and Maisie Fisher for the ball.

Old Boys continued their strong to the 2016 netball season with a 47-17 drubbing of Geraldine High School.

Hero's welcome for Paddon video

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard of New Zealand celebrate their victory during day three of the WRC Argentina.

"Absolutely incredible. I've never come home to that sort of response. It makes it feel a little bit more real."

Paddon: 'We didn't believe our time' video

Kiwi WRC driver Hayden Paddon.

OPINION: NZ's WRC victor describes how he drove the stage of his life when it mattered most.

Kerr claims another title

Richie Kerr, right, and Earl Brown are all smiles after winning the men's champion of champions senior and junior single ...

Victory in the men's senior champion of champions bowls gave Richie Kerr his 25th centre title.

Kennett aiming for Rio

Dylan Kennett feels he is in tip top shape heading into the busy leadup period before Rio.

Waimate's Dylan Kennett is tracking well towards a spot in the men's endurance squad for the Olympic Games in Rio.

Goals aplenty in Chatham games

Waihopai's Colton Goodall and West End's Daniel Campbell battle for the ball.

West End and Thislte kick started their Chatham Cup campaigns with a hiss and a roar.

Delight over Paddon victory video

Geraldine's Hayden Paddon celebrates his victory during day three of the WRC Argentina in Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina.

Paddon backer wishes he had gone to Argentina but overjoyed with win.

Paddon wins Rally of Argentina video

Hayden Paddon celebrates becoming the first New Zealander to win a WRC round with victory in the Rally of Argentina.

Kiwi driver produces the "stage of my life" to make NZ motorsport history with victory in the WRC.

Paddon waves the silver fern video

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard have the silver fern draped across the windscreen after their RWC win in Argentina.

Kiwi rally driver puts past trouble of NZ-Aussie flag mix-ups behind him, opting for a silver fern celebration.

Paddon on track for victory video

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and long-time co-driver John Kennard are leading the Argentinian round of the FIA World ...

A crash from his closest rival has left Hayden Paddon in front in Argentina.

Timaru cyclists too fast

Tim Rush claimed victory in the men's elite road race at the national club championships in Alexandra.

It was a successful weekend for a number of Timaru riders competing in the national road cycling club championships in Alexandra.

Point go back-to-back

Pleasant Point's George Gibson was strong against Temuka.

Pleasant Point have kick-started their rugby season into gear.

Thistle remain unbeaten

Jordyn Ellis of Thistle and Sullivan Martin of Meadowbank. Thistle defeated Meadowbank 1-0.

Three second half goals propelled West End to a 3-1 win over Timaru Boys' High School in their fixture at Sir Basil Arthur Park.

Paddon third in Rally Argentina

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon in his Hyundai i20.

Kiwi driver just 11 seconds behind the leader after day one.

Pair claim third in Hamilton

Shirley Whyte and Pat Parker after winning the South Canterbury centre pairs won the right to compete in Hamilton where ...

Shirley Whyte and Pat Parker returned from Hamilton full of smiles.

Work on track at Timaru Golf Club

An aerial shot of the work being done at the Timaru Golf Club.

Before long the Timaru Golf Club will once again be able to water its course on a regular basis - without having to worry about water restrictions.

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