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Timaru triathlon a worlds qualifier

Swimmers hitting the water in the Timaru triathlon last season.

The Timaru triathlon is taking on a new challenge this year.

De Souza here to show off talent

French skater Elton De Souza is hoping join some illustious company and get his hands on the Tour of Timaru Shield.

Everyone will be out to beat gun French skater Elton De Souza at the Tour of Timaru.

Klap upbeat despite cut

New Zealand's top women's triathlete Andrea Hewitt wasn't happy with the way the HP programme ran under former boss ...

Triathlon New Zealand will employ a chief executive, despite having $1m less to spend over the next two years.

Walsh swapping shot put for golf

Tom Walsh took part in an annual T20 charity cricket match against the Crusaders in December.

Shot put, cricket, rugby and now golf - Tom Walsh can seemingly do it all.

Chile competition for SC brothers

Cody and Taine Gibson have recently returned from the junior world water ski-ing championships in Chile, where they ...

Taine and Cody Gibson helped the New Zealand junior water ski-ing team to ninth at the world championships in Chile.

Poor batting costs Canty

Canterbury captain Peter Fulton and his side were well off the pace against ND on Wednesday.

 Canterbury thumped by ND in Hamilton.

Sth Canty athletes star in Invercargill

South Canterbury's medallists from the 2017 Colgate Games in Invercargill, back from left, Nora Quigley, Ryan Bagrie, ...

South Canterbury athletes returned from the Colgate Games with plenty of medals around their necks.

Bedwell-Curtis itching to go

Heiden Bedwell-Curtis in action against Canterbury during last year's Mitre 10 Cup.

He fractured his hip playing for Manawatu in October, but now flanker Heiden Bedwell-Curtis is almost ready to go for the Crusaders.

Ryan's Crusaders cattle

Crusaders assistant coach Jason Ryan working with the Canterbury during last year's Mitre 10 Cup.

Crusaders assistant coach Jason Ryan's challenge is to improve arguably the best pack in Super Rugby.

Teams full of praise for South Canterbury

Harry Forrest, of Christchurch Black, had a strong tournament with bat and ball.

Cricket teams rave about Timaru tournament

Great day out for West End

The victorious West End bowlers who are off to Auckland in March having won the interclub national 7s held at the Temuka ...

The West End Bowling Club's men's division one team has claimed a national sevens South Canterbury interclub three-peat.

Watson excelling at netball

Silver Ferns defender Jane Watson who used to attend school in Pleasant Point when she was young.

Jane Watson continues to make a name for herself in the netball circles. Expect 2017 to be no different.

Ashburton swimmer claims ocean race

Steve Prescott and Marco Troiani finished first and second in the Prime Port ocean swim on Saturday.

Steve Prescott mastered the Caroline Bay waters in his first attempt to claim the PrimePort ocean swim.

Sth Canty struggle in Rotorua

Kalavini Leatigaga scored three tries for South Canterbury at the national sevens tournament in Rotorua.

South Canterbury struggled against some quality opponents at the national sevens in Rotorua.

Arthavidu helps Timaru to victory

Dan Mehrtens prepares to sweep the ball against Temuka at Aorangi Oval.

Temuka and Timaru started the twenty20 campaign off in fine style with strong victories.

Exciting homecoming for Taylor

Race winner 2NZ Richie Taylor closest to camera runs alongside 3NZ's Shane McIntyre in the New Zealand Super Saloon ...

It was an exciting homecoming for Southland born Richie Taylor who claimed the NZ Super Saloon Grand Prix in Invercargill.

Bowlers star on final day

Christchurch Black's Quinn Smith on the way to 67 against Canterbury Country.

Three bowlers picked up five-wicket bags on the final day of the SIPST tournament in Timaru.

Cantabs desperate to reclaim title

Canterbury all-rounder Andrew Ellis has been a mainstay of the side over the past decade.

It's nearly been 11 years since Canterbury's last one-day title.

Mo'unga re-signing 'no brainer'

Crusaders' pivot Richie Mo'unga scores a try against the Waratahs last season.

Crusaders' first five-eighth re-signs in New Zealand through to 2019.

Strong numbers for ocean swim

Sam Naylor won the 2016 Timaru Ocean Swim but is overseas so won't be competing in 2017.

Rob Naylor is pleased with the number of entries for the Timaru Ocean Swim being held on Saturday.

South Canty aim higher

Vatili Tora, right, in action at the sevens tournament at Alpine Energy Stadium in November. He will be a key player for ...

South Canterbury are hoping to make a splash at the national sevens tournament in Rotorua this weekend.

Runs galore at tourney

Mid Canterbury's Gus Casey-Solly prepares to catch the ball whilst Joel Pannell of Marlborough watches.

Plenty of runs were scored on day four of the South Island primary schools tournament in Timaru.

Southern United to teach SC youngsters

Conor O'Keeffe, left, and Stephen Last are running coaching clinics in Twizel and Timaru over the next fortnight.

Junior footballers in South Canterbury will get the chance to show off their skills to Southern United players at two clinics coming up.

'Rooney's Halberg snub unfair'

New Zealand's Natalie Rooney on the Olympic Games podium. She missed the cut for the Halberg Awards sportswoman of the ...

Opinion: Natalie Rooney should be joining fellow South Canterbury sports star Tom Walsh at the Halberg Awards, writes Tony Smith.

Christchurch Black remain top

Buller's Jamie Barr lets rip against Christchurch Black at Celtic Sports Ground.

Christchurch Black look set to claim the Sir Jack Newman Trophy with two days to go.

Walsh named Halberg finalist

Tom Walsh with the Diamond League trophy he won earlier this year. Walsh has been announced as a finalist for sportsman ...

Tom Walsh is the only one of four South Cantabrians who have been announced as a finalist for the 54th Halberg Awards.

SC athletes after medals in Invercargill

Tillie Hollyer competing in the Lovelock Mile. She will be a strong chance to medal at the Colgate Games in Invercargill ...

South Canterbury's athletes are hoping to excel at this weekend's Colgate Games in Invercargill.

Gill might have to wait - Walsh

Tom Walsh in action during last year's Rio Olympics.

Olympic shot put bronze medallist Tom Walsh is confident he can rebuff Jacko Gill's plan to dethrone him.

New openers set for Canterbury

Jack Boyle is in line for a Canterbury one-day debut in the Ford Trophy.

Canterbury forced to use new openers in Ford Trophy.

Taylor pipped for first place

Richie Taylor, front, in action at the New Zealand Speedway Super Saloons last weekend. He finished second.

Timaru speedway saloon driver Richie Taylor finished second at the New Zealand championships in Cromwell last weekend.

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