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Teenage rugby game called off after on-field brawl

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An under 18 preseason friendly rugby game was called off at Alpine Energy Stadium after it turned into a mass brawl.

Highlanders dig deep for win

Elliot Dixon celebrates the Highlanders' victory.

They needed a goal line stand, but the Highlanders eked out a come-from-behind win in Canberra.

Cricket season a success

Jayden Williams batting for South Canterbury at the SIPST in Timaru in January. The tournament was one of South ...

The South Canterbury cricket season was a successful one despite the limited success of hteir senior men's team.

Derry was the quickest on the Waitaki River

Driver Mark Agnew powers down the Waitaki River as part of  Otago Rivers Jet Boat Race.

The cream came to the top on the first leg of the five stops on the Otago Rivers Jet Boat Race.

Pressure on Hawkins as Tactix face new dawn

Tactix coach Sue Hawkins is desperate for improved results in her third year in charge.

 Australian coach needs to start getting more wins out of netball's perennial cellar-dwellers.

Saints too good for Rams

Rams co-captain Marques Whippy takes aim in the first quarter of the Canterbury Rams v Wellington Saints game at Cowles ...

Defending champions show they're again the team to beat in the National Basketball League.

Tactix lose another defender to injury

Former shooter Sophia Fenwick is set to line up in the defensive end for the Tactix on Sunday.

Tactix off-season recruit sidelined for opening match in ANZ Premiership.

Drug Free New Zealand visit

Water ski-ing brothers Cody, left, and Taine Gibson are not a fan of supplements like protein powders, prefering to ...

Protein powders and various other supplements aren't welcomed by a number of Timaru Boys' High School pupils.

Runs dominate best memories of season

South Canterbury's Stan Mair bowling against Southland in a Hawke Cup clash.

The South Canterbury cricket season has come to an end with Celtic once again showing their dominance in claiming all three titles.

Jones' unfinished business

Rams forward Marcel Jones scored 55 points in his team's first two games of the season.

Canterbury Rams forward Marcel Jones still has the bad taste of last year's semifinal loss in his mouth.

Timaru to hold pro squash tournament

Squash Midlands' president Jason McLauchlan is hoping to attract some of the top 50 players in the world to Timaru.

A squash tournament attracting some of the world's top 100 players is on the cards for Timaru next year.

Teen to stand tall for the Tactix

Kate Lloyd is presented with a Prime Minister's Scholarship for netball in 2016.

Ashburton teenager to replace Silver Fern Jess Moulds in the first round of the ANZ Premiership.

Geraldine athletes claim records

Nora Quigley and Stephen Harding broke Geraldine High School athletic records recently.

It's been a good couple of weeks of track and field for Geraldine's Stephen Harding and Nora Quigley.

Fitzsimon's clean sweep of veodrome

Mid South Canterbury's Mitchel Fitzsimons won four from four at the national championships.

Young Mid South Canterbury rider Mitchel Fitzsimons made it four from four Age Group Track National Championships in Cambridge.

West End trio earn another title

Barrie Andrews led West End to the champion of champions triples title at the Pleasant Point Bowling Club.

West End Bowling Club's Barrie Andrews, Ken Feather and Tom Taiaroa added more centre titles to their ever growing collections.

Canty's four-day success a team approach

Canterbury veteran Peter Fulton is thrilled with the way the team's younger players have stepped up this season.

 Canterbury would all but lock up the Plunket Shield with an outright over CD.

Bruce claims three medals

Lauren Bruce grabbed three medals at the  NZ Track and Field Championships in Auckland.

Several South Canterbury athletes performed with distinction at the NZ Track and Field Championships in Auckland.

Rooney strikes silver

Mexico has turned into one of Natalie Rooney's favourite places to shoot.

Timaru trap shooter Natalie Rooney has struck silver at the second round of the ISSF World Cup series in Mexico.

Celtic make it three from three

James Laming, of Celtic, bowling against Timaru in the senior modified one-day final.

Celtic again showed their class and dominance in finals to secure their third title of the South Canterbury cricket season.

Dominant Kennett wins omnium

Dylan Kennett celebrates his win in the omnium at the national age-group track cycling champs in Cambridge.

He's not a fan of the new format, but the Olympian was still an impressive winner in Cambridge.

Bond to speak at South Canterbury Sports Awards

Hamish Bond will give an insight into top level competition at the South Canterbury Sports Awards on May 19.

Double Olympic gold medallist Hamish Bond will be the guest speaker for the 2017 South Canterbury Sports Awards on May 19.

Fitzsimons on fire

Mitchel Fitzsimons is the star of the under 15 boys' grade at the track championships with two gold so far.

Mid South Canterbury's Mitchel Fitzsimons is proving hard to beat at the Age Group Track National Championships at the Avantidrome in Cambridge.

Seven SC swimmers head to nationals

Seven South Canterbury swimmers are off to the national age group swimming championships in Wellington (from left) Jack ...

South Canterbury swimmers have a serious chance of some silverware at the national age group championships in Wellington

Rusbatch to miss road trip

Canterbury Rams guard Ethan Rusbatch, left, will miss his team's first two games of the new NBL season.

The Canterbury Rams will have to do without Ethan Rusbatch for at least their first two games of the NBL season.

Sri Lankan top of run scoring charts

Sri Lankan Supeshala Jayathilake has been in great form with the bat this season smashing 560 runs. He will be hoping ...

Supeshala Jayathilake has put the theory of one season wonders to bed with his form throughout 2016-17.

Hollyer in hot form on track

Tillie Hollyer broke three middle distance records at Aoraki Secondary School Championships.

Middle distance runner Tillie Hollyer starred at the Aoraki secondary schools athletics championships with three records.

Reihana-Robinson breaks 41-year-old record

A delighted Eve-Leigh Reihana-Robinson broke at 1976 shot put record at Timaru Girls' High School.

Amanda Toneycliffe's 1976 junior shot put record has finally fallen at the Timaru Girls' High School athletic sports.

Star colt has Geraldine connections

Raukapuka Ruler is a star on rise for a Geraldine syndicate after winning prestigious Northern Derby.

 Ruakapuka Ruler is the toast of a Geraldine syndicate after he beat the big guns to win the $250,000 Northern Derby.

Paddon confirms Kennard split video

Hayden Paddon, left, and John Kennard celebrate after winning the 2016 Rally of Argentina.

Kiwi rally star says "incredibly tough decision" to split with long-time co-driver made with the ultimate goal in mind.

Davies excited at how pitch played

Former Timaru Golf Club groundskeeper and Aorangi Oval groundsman Mike Davies loved his test debut as a groundsman.

Mike Davies has a nice wide grin on his face following the success of the University Oval test.

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