Hawkins wasn't pushed - Tactix boss

Sue Hawkins's tenure as Tactix coach is over.

After five losses, Mainland Tactix coach Sue Hawkins has stepped aside for the good of the team.

Smith speeds to overall crown

Tyla Smith was named the overall winner of the Temuka Sports awards following her deeds in speed skating and hockey.

Tyla Smith's deeds as a speed skater saw her crowned as Temuka's top sportsperson.

Cambridge bag 10 first up

Matt McAtamney fires a ball into the circle against Temuka. He was outstanding netting four goals.

Cambridge made a fantastic start to the season defeating Temuka 10-1.

Valley take down defending champions

Athletic Marist first-five Antini Brown kicks down field against Excelsior.

Valley stunned defending champions Maheno in round four of North Otago senior rugby's Citizens Shield on Saturday.

Cambridge knock over defending champions

Colleen Suddaby, of Geraldine, shoots for goal against Hampstead-Collegians.

Cambridge secured their first victory over Hampstead in two seasons with their 2-1 win.

Plenty of new faces in first Heartland squad

English import Rory Vowles plays for Geraldine at first five

Plenty of new faces included in Barry Matthews first Heartland squad.

Narayan strike seals Geraldine victory

Geraldine's Brian Martin beats Timaru Boys' striker Cam Anderson to a header in their clash at Sir Basil Arthur Park.

West End and Northern Hearts look the teams to beat after two weeks of the South Canterbury Football League.

Magic wallop woeful Tactix

The Mainland Tactix's woes continued on Sunday as they lost to the Waikato-BOP Magic.

The Magic beat the Tactix 61-46 in a game where the result was effectively sealed by the end of the first quarter.

Andrea Hewitt secures fourth in Timaru Classic

Andrea Hewitt competing in the Calder Stewart Series Timaru Classic at Pleasant Point.

Andrea Hewitt showed she can foot it with some of the country's best domestic cyclists.

Temuka upset unbeaten Harlequins in Hamersley Cup

Celtic prop Garret Casey bursts down field intheir romp against Old Boys.

Temuka put a stop to Harlequins unbeaten run in the Hamersley Cup senior rugby competition with a deserved 42-28 win at Alpine Energy Stadium.

Andrea Hewitt turns to cycling

Leading Kiwi triathlete Andrea Hewitt is competing in a cycling event in Timaru on Saturday.

Kiwi triathlon star is eyeing up another world triathlon series after winning the first two rounds of the series.

Giants upset Rams

Giants guard Kyle Adnam drives past Jeremy Kendle in Christchurch on Friday night.

Dion Prewster poured in 30 points to help the Nelson Giants stun the Canterbury Rams in Christchurch.

Temuka out to surprise

Hayden Shaw, in blue, will be player-coach for the new Temuka side in the men's division one competition this season.

Temuka are hoping to make a big first impression in their first season in the South Canterbury men's division one competition.

Boys' High to play in Christchurch competition

Jono Ellis will lead the Timaru Boys' High first XI in the Canterbury Secondary Premier League.

Timaru Boys' High School are taking their first XI hockey team to Christchurch.

Waimate and Mackenzie lose points

A ball kicked in a Hamersley Cup clash earlier this season.

Mackenzie and Waimate have both been stripped of competition points following at hearing on Thursday night.

Competition tight in women's hockey

Cambridge's Annalies Cloake and Timaru Girls' striker Emily Bell in action for their sides last year. Both will be ...

It's shaping up as a strong women's hockey division one competition for 2017.

Canterbury netball greats call for review

Southern Steel 2009 team member Marg Foster 24/03/2009 139854 Supplied Invercargill Supplied

Canterbury netball has hit rock bottom. Is it time for an independent inquiry into the struggles?

Orari trainer dies

Jockey Jillian Morris and  owner-trainer Graham Dobbs after a win with Ya Dreamin Jonesy.

South Canterbury trainer Graham Dobbs died on Wednesday night.

Former fields prove fruitful for football study

Tom Wallis is hoping understanding what causes aggression on the football field may help prevent it.

A former junior South Canterbury footballer has used his old playing fields as part of a study into aggression in the game. 

Frankum has record in her sights

Waimate's Mata Frankum (left) took out the champion of champions singles while Kia Toa's Kayla McPherson won her first ...

Waimate bowler Mata Frankum has finished her season on a high by winning the champion-of-champions singles.

Tactix in crisis, concede 90 goals

The Tactix are now the laughing stock of New Zealand sport.

OPINION: There's been dismal chapters in Tactix history, but this is rock bottom. It's so dire Netball NZ must step in.

Hoops over gridiron

Canterbury Rams guard Marcus Alipate.

Canterbury Rams guard Marcus Alipate steered clear of attempting to follow his father into the NFL.

Steel hit 90 against hapless Tactix

Jhaniele Fowler-Reid of the Southern Steel in action.

Jhaniele Fowler-Reid leads with 70 goals from 75 attempts.

South Canterbury skaters Oceania champions

Timaru's Leah McDonald (left) wins the 20,000m in a close finish  from Giselle Stogdale of Australia in the junior grade ...

Four young South Canterbury skaters claimed titles at the Oceania Speed Skating Championships in Brisbane.

Nervous wait for Mackenzie over illegible player

Mackenzie are hoping to keep their competition points after fielding an ineligible player.

Poor paperwork could cost Mackenzie valuable competition points in the Hamersley Cup senior rugby competition.

Young Crusader not scared of Lions' locks

Quinten Strange, centre, made his Super Rugby debut against the Sunwolves on Friday night.

He's only just made his Super Rugby debut, but Crusaders rookie is primed to tackle the Lions.

Ducks and Drakes clean up

Jacob Naylor had an impressive performance with the bat on the Ducks & Drakes tour.

The "Duck & Drakes" cricket team performed to perfection on their 68th annual Easter tour of Central Otago.

Strong competition for Temuka awards

Anna Grimaldi in action at Rio.

There's plenty of competition shaping up for the supreme awards at the Temuka Sports Awards.

Crusaders wing's neighbourly love

Manasa Mataele bagged three tries during the Crusaders' rout of the Sunwolves on Friday night.

Manasa Mataele didn't have to look far for a rugby role model, one was next door.

Former SC rugby captain banned for five weeks

Andrew Scarlett will have to cool his heels on the sideline for five week for abusing a referee. He can reduce to four ...

Former South Canterbury rugby captain Andrew Scarlett has been banned for five weeks for abusing a referee in a senior B game.

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