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Tom Walsh favourite for NZ champs, but others have shot at medals

South Canterbury's top athletes will not just be making up the numbers at the NZ Track and Field Champs.

Track action at Levels offers another chance to beat up on the Aussies

Last weekend it was on the cricket pitch, this weekend trans-Tasman rivalry will reignite on the track at Levels.

Record-breaking Dean Andrews proves a machine on Roncalli athletics day

Under-14 competitor sets a truckload of records in a superb display on Roncalli annual athletics day.

Craighead Diocesan senior touch team remain untouchable at Aoraki champs

Team stretch winning streak to 17 years in senior grade at Aoraki Secondary School's touch champs.

Altitude and unfamiliar route to test Hayden Paddon at Rally Guanajuato in Mexico

Hayden Paddon is back in his own Hyundai for his second World Rally Championship event of the year in Mexico.

Brent Parrant wins Past to Pub cycle race at second attempt

Annual cycle race all set for classic finish until two of the top three riders blew a tyre coming into Albury.

Old Boys in control against Stratford

Having bowled Stratford out for 113, premier competition leaders Old Boys made it through to 253-6 at stumps.

Teen's dream job ends 49 years later

After 49 years service Central South Island Fish & Game officer Graeme Hughes is retiring.

South Canty second in tennis tournament

The South Canterbury junior tennis team has finished second at the Southern teams quadrangular tournament held in Dunedin.

Hyde: Magic in the Geraldine ground

OPINION: Nestled among towering South Canterbury trees is one of the best grounds on which you could ever hope to play cricket.

Hollie 'winging it' on Moroccan adventure

In her first adventure race, a former Craighead boarder and her team got lost and spent 17 hours on the course before finally being rescued.

Amy Calitz soars to new heights

The javelin of Amy Calitz soared over Mountainview High School's intermediate girls record yesterday.

Forces combine to get McClenaghan on podium

A bit of courage and luck saw Timaru's Toby McClenaghan finish third overall in the NZ Streetstock Championships.

Home of rugby under debate

Washdyke's Sir Basil Arthur Park could be the new home of rugby in South Canterbury.

Rowdy rowers trash Twizel after regatta

Abusive antics of rowers after the New Zealand Rowing Championships have upset Twizel residents.

Mata Frankum's winning combination is simple, competition and company

Popular Waimate bowler Mata Frankum is all focus when it's business time on the green.

Ryan Whiting smashes New Zealand shot put record in Christchurch

Double indoor world champion Ryan Whiting breaks record with throw of 21.03 metres in Christchurch.

Pleasant Point cricketers ready for step up to senior club level

Pleasant Point have revived their cricket club and say they are now ready for the fire of senior club cricket.

Standout Ben Sewell sets new mark in hurdles at TBHS athletics day

Year 10 student sets the only new mark at Timaru Boys' High School's athletics day in minor hurdles.

Hot putter steers Frances Mulvey to share of women's course record at Temuka

Frances Mulvey pinching herself after tying women's record at Temuka course, shooting 73 off the stick.

Temuka down, Roncalli-Celtic to make final

Temuka down Roncalli-Celtic to make final

Mahe Drysdale wins eighth single sculls title at New Zealand Rowing Championships

Mahe Drysdale won his eighth single scull title at the New Zealand Rowing Championships on Lake Ruataniwha.

North Shore four nab rowing's Boss Rooster prize

North Shore grabbed one of the most highly prized titles at the New Zealand Rowing Championships.

Timaru under-19 double scullers into final at national champs

Timaru Rowing Club still has one last chance of a medal at the NZ Championships on Lake Ruataniwha.

NZ track cycling team wins first gold in men's team pursuit

NZ-first gold medal in men's team pursuit a victory for youth after injury forces teen call-up to race.

Hyde: All Blacks will dominate NZ sevens team at Rio Olympic Games

OPINION: Same players who will bring ABs Sevens into contention in World Series will not guide them to gold in Rio next year.

Temuka down Kia Toa to win champion of champions fours

Team gradually pull away from Kia Toa to win Champion of Champion Fours bowls tournament at Waimate.

Dyke wins double gold in age-group races

Timaru Rowing Club crews have found the going tough on semi-finals day at the New Zealand Rowing Championships.

Micah McGoldrick gets his shot at New Zealand Motocross Championship glory

Micah McGoldrick moved to Timaru three months ago with a goal of winning himself a New Zealand Motocross Championship.

Timaru's tennis team ace the competition

Timaru Boys' High School served up a good old fashioned spanking as they qualified for the South Island secondary schools tennis championships.

Timaru crews make good progress

The Timaru Rowing Club put in a solid performance with several crews progressing further at day two of the New Zealand Rowing Championships at Lake Ruataniwha.

Dramatic end to eights race at national rowing championships

Late drama in the premier men's eight at the New Zealand Rowing Championships.

Timaru Boys' High bats fail to blossom

Tennis players starred while the cricketers struggled at the annual Timaru Boys' High School summer sports exchange.

Eva plays down record-breaking swims

A Year 9 Timaru Girls' High School student describes breaking two 30-year junior school swimming records as "something she just did".

Chairman Brent Isbister confident of being retained by South Canterbury Rugby Union

Chairman Brent Isbister's job is on the line at the South Canterbury Rugby Union's annual general meeting on Monday night but he is confident of being retained.

Taiaroa on a roll and tipped for big things in bowls

Tom Taiaroa is starting to find his feet on the bowls greens and hopes to make the most of his chances.

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon finishes fifth in the WRC's Rally Sweden

Hayden Paddon delivers with a career-best fifth place finish in the Rally Sweden.

Munro ninth in Coast to Coast

Tekapo's Mitch Munro had a stellar longest day to finish in the top 10 in Saturday's Coast to Coast.

Seniors shun champs

Trophies will go unawarded and records will remain unbroken this year aftersenior competitors failed to turn up for the Mid-South Canterbury Athletics Championships yesterday.

Hayden Paddon's good run at Rally Sweden continues as he holds sixth place

Kiwi looks set to match best ever result in WRC, sitting sixth iwith only three stages and 46.74km remaining.

Hyde: Being best in world not good enough at Halbergs

OPINION: The year the world finally took notice of Valerie Adams is the year her home country forgot her.

Celtic make it five Twenty20 titles in a row

Celtic's incredible run of Twenty20 success continues, outclassing Timaru by 48 runs in club cricket final.

Levels hard to top for Scotsman

Racing around Monaco in a historic car is just one of the highlights of Vernon Williamson's racing career but the Scotsman reckons the fun of Levels is hard to top.

Volkov breaks seven swimming records

Korlina Volkov made the Roncalli College swimming sports her own at CBay by rewriting the records including one set 40 years ago.

Hayden Paddon 18th after Rally Sweden opening stage

Kiwi driver 3.3 seconds behind surprise leader after opening super special sprint stage in Karlstad.

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon gets set to rejoin world stage in Sweden

This could be regarded as a pressure year for the Geraldine driver and his Blenheim co-driver John Kennard.

Timaru have Artha chance in Twenty20 final against favourites Celtic

Tonight's club cricket Twenty20 final is shaping as a battle between old batting master and new.

South Canterbury dominate NZ speed skating scene yet again

Club remains dominant force in sport after winning won 89 of the 155 individual NZ titles for the year.

Arrow joy-rides for Pareora farmer Brent Collins

Brent Collins has driven a few race cars around, but nothing compares to his latest adventure - an Arrow F1.

Australian Mike Zilko claims NZ Legend's tournament with birdie blitz

Australian's superb round sees him take out New Zealand Legend's tournament at the Timaru Golf Club.
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