Timaru Boys disappoint in opening round

Timaru Boys' coach Ben Grant.

Timaru Boys' High School found the opening round of the Secondary Premier League tough going with a 6-0 loss.

Nelson happy with European performances

Timaru's Jono Nelson is happy after competing  in two UCI World Cup races.

Hand cyclist Jono Nelson is changing focus after returning from his trip to Europe.

Pleasant Point on top in 'rippa' rugby gallery

Bluestone's AJ Foster, 11, (left) tries to rip Pleasant Point's Kiloran Cairns' tag.

Pleasant Point Primary School 'Highlanders' won the Year 5 and 6 'rippa' rugby tournament in Timaru.

Old Boys produce impressive showing

Lucy Harrison from Geraldine tries to intercept a pass to Craighead's Grace Hyslop.

 Old Boys produce a performance to be proud of with a 44-27 smashing of Pleasant Point.

1974 Ranfurly Shield winning coach Jim Dawson dies

Former South Canterbury Ranfurly Shield coach Jim Dawson with his wife Pam.

 The innovative thinker behind South Canterbury rugby team's surprise 1974 Ranfurly Shield win has died.

Timaru Boys' beaten by Wakatipu High

Wakatipu High School's Hayato Yoneto takes on Timaru Boys' midfielder Taylor Donaldson in their clash at The Rectory on ...

Timaru Boys' High School face a tough road of qualifying for the national secondary school top-tier championships following thier loss.

Taylor makes Swimming NZ development squad

Timaru 16-year-old Riley Taylor is delighted to have made Swimming New Zealand's development squad.

Swim Timaru's Riley Taylor has been included in the national development squad.

Fixing school rugby problems is easy

Timaru Boys' High School First XV would benefit from an overhaul of the UC Championships.

OPINION: Fixing the problems with the Crusaders Schools Championship could be quite simple if someone is brave enough to take the reins.

Tim's rush too much for cycling field

Tim Rush on the podium after he claimed the overall King of the Mountains title on the 2016 Tour of Southland.

Tim and Kris Rush combine to end the winning run of Chris Karton.

Inline skating at Youth Olympics excites Begg

Jan Kuepper (centre) is a chance of making the Youth Olympic in speed skating in 2018.

New Zealand speed skating coach Bill Begg is delighted by the inclusion of inline speed skating at the Youth Olympics.

Paddon finds solace in late surge

Hayden Paddon in action during Rally de Portugal.

Kiwi driver describes Rally Portugal as a "rally of what might have been" after collecting two late stage victories.

Top teams advance in cup

Timaru City's Nasy Khynku goes for the ball under pressure from Northern Hearts B defender Shane Richardson.

All seven men's division one teams are safely through to the quarterfinals of the South Canterbury Cup.

Timaru Girls' top the standings after first round

Jacqui Swales scored Geraldine's goal in their 1-1 draw with Craighead Diocesan.

Timaru Girls' High School victory are now the only unbeaten women's hockey team after conquering Cambridge.

Hearts outclass rivals in hockey thriller

Northern Hearts defender Simon Cooper is beaten by Cambridge's Matt Ellis in their clash at Aorangi Park.

Northern Hearts are starting to get some momentum into their 2017 South Canterbury Hockey campaign.

Mystics overpower hapless Tactix

Mystics shooter Maria Tutaia was a standout in the second half as her side overcame the Tactix in Nelson.

 Northern Mystics produce huge second half to keep Mainland Tactix winless.

Award caps off big year for Rooney

South Canterbury Sportsperson of the Year Natalie Rooney, right, with her father Gary Rooney after winning the top award ...

Winning South Canterbury Sportsperson of the Year capped off a big 12 months for trap shooter Natalie Rooney.

Hearts overcome spirited Point side

Shaun Tarrant  of Pleasant Point and Rowan Hewson of Northern Hearts were two stabndouts in their clash at Aorangi Park.

West End and Northern Hearts have continued their unbeaten starts to the season with contrasting wins.

Rams shoot down Hawks

Canterbury Rams guard McKenzie Moore starred finished with a triple-double against the Bay Hawks on Saturday night.

It took a few games to warm up, but Canterbury Rams guard McKenzie Moore delivered on Saturday night.

Christ's Colleges edges out TBHS

TBHS second five Brad Cvitanich takes on the  Christs College defence.

TImaru Boys' High School First XV was beaten 28-15 by Christ's College but stay in hunt for top four.

Celtic round up Rams

Temuka halfback Tenari Saumani looks for a gap against Pleasant Point.

Mackenzie's championship credentials have taken a big hit after being well beaten by the defending champions.

Paddon's charge fizzles

Hayden Paddon

Electrical faults look to have ended the Kiwi rally driver's hopes of a top finish in Rally Portugal.

Rooney, Ryan, Lovelock honoured

Natalie Rooney: Olympic silver medalist and South Canterbury Sportsperson of the Year.

Olympic silver medallist Natalie Rooney edged out Tom Walsh for the South Canterbury Sportsperson of the Year award.

Bond keeps awards promise

Hamish Bond was in Timaru as quest speaker for the South Canterbury Sports Awards

Double Olympic champion Hamish Bond is man who certainly keeps his promises.

Defending champions earn bye

Timaru City's Paul Holmes, right, will be one of the side's key men in Sunday's South Canterbury Cup match.

There's some exciting matches scheduled for the opening round of the South Canterbury Cup.

Timaru Boys' set for SuperCup in Northern Ireland

Timaru Boys' footballers Cam Anderson, left, and Mitchell Skudder-Dey have been selected in the Football South under-18 ...

Cam Anderson and Mitchell Skudder-Dey are set to compete at the SuperCup, formerly the Milk Cup and a tournament once attended by David Beckham.

Delaney is no 'Razor'

New Canterbury coach Glenn Delaney has big shoes to fill.

Meet new Canterbury coach Glenn Delaney, who won't breakdance if he guides the province to another title.

Bennett on standby

Hamish Bennett was playing his first game for New Zealand since the start of 2014.

Back for the first time in more than three years, Hamish Bennett has given Black Caps selectors plenty to think about.

McLauchlan chases Timaru squash title

Squash Midlands' new president Jason McLauchlan is the No.1 seed for the Timaru Open.

Sydney-based local Jason McLauchlan is looking to take out the Timaru Squash Open on Saturday.

Top four teams dominate again

Harlequins Chloe Austin beats Pareora's Nicole McNicol to the ball. Austin has been a star in the opening month of the ...

Harlequins continued their impressive start to the season with a 43-22 win.

Bennett, Neesham lead way video

New Zealand's Hamish Bennett took 3-31 in his first ODI in more than three years, as they beat Bangladesh by four wickets.

Tough selection choices for coach Mike Hesson as Hamish Bennett, Jimmy Neesham shine.

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