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Leo Leonard bowls his way to award

Leo Leonard from Leo Leonard Motors won the South Canterbury Sports Awards title in 1993 for bowls.

A motor racing star, a champion bowler and a representative rugby player - Timaru's Leo Leonard has many strings to his sporting bow.

Cambridge leaves rivals Heart broken

Simon Cooper and Jarrod Parmenter battle for the ball earlier this season. Both were strong for their teams on Thursday ...

Northern Hearts forced to settle for a 3-3 draw with Cambridge in South Canterbury premier hockey encounter.

Third successive win for Point

The Pleasant Point rippa rugby team have won the right to attend a tournament in Wellington. Pictured from back left, ...

Pleasant Point School's year five and six rippa rugby team are Wellington bound for the national tournament.

Derby Dames aiming for smashing start

The Timaru Derby Dames roller derby team,  from left, Kirsty Downey, Megan Colvill, Kelley Reynolds , Daphne Cockburn, ...

There will be action galore with women's roller derby at the Southern Trust Events Centre on Saturday night.

Highlanders put Crusaders away video

Highlanders centre Jason Emery scores despite David Havili's best effort to stop him in their friendly game in Oamaru.

Super Rugby champs run in six tries to two in a dominant display in Oamaru.

Whistleblowing skill scooped award

Former rugby refereee Colin Hawke was named a a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit at the end of last year for his ...

Well-known whistleblower Colin Hawke has had a wealth of achievements over the past 25 years.

Hawkey thriving in new environment

Marist's James Hawkey lines up a kick for the NZ Heartland team during last year's Jock Hobbs Memorial tournament in Timaru.

 James Hawkey's thriving in his new rugby environment.

Harlequins have the Blues

Roncalli's Teisha Holden grabs the ball despite the best efforts of Timaru Girls' High School's Sunny Hurtig in their ...

Old Boys strangled defending champions Harlequins 36-22 in their premier netball clash to grab the favourites tag.

TBHS sneak win over Otago rivals

Timaru Boys' High school footballer Jack Deeley (white) shoots under pressure from Otago Boys' defender Emrys McNab at ...

The Timaru Boys' High School First XI are one step closer to the national tournament in Tauranga.

NORU are buzzing about super sides visit

North Otago Rugby Union chief executive Colin Jackson.

Excitement levels in North Otago are at fever pitch ahead of the mid-season Test window rugby encounter between the Highlanders and Crusaders in Oamaru.

TBHS goes down to Otago

Otago Boys' High School's substitute Mitch Pride tries to break through Timaru Boys' High School's Thomas Mulligan Left) ...

Timaru Boys' High School First XV play well despite going down to Otago.

Painting revives champ's memories

Skater Cheryl Begg with a celebratory painting of herself winning a world title in Columbia in 1990.

Cheryl Begg is happy to be reunited with a painting of her winning a world title in 1990.

Nadolo and Todd for Oamaru outing

Nemani Nadolo will play for the Crusaders in Oamaru in a friendly against the Highlanders.

Matt Todd and Nemani Nadolo will headline the Crusaders' team for their friendly against the Highlanders in Oamaru.

Handicapper springs cycling surprise

Craig Domigan (right) wins Cycling Timaru's 45km handicap race at Temuka. Other riders, from left, are Glen Gould, Tim ...

Craig Domigan's next lot of handicap marks are sure to come in for close scrutiny after he sprinted to victory in Cycling Timaru's latest race.

Begg third in Czech Republic

Timaru's Nicole Begg finished third in Ostrava marathon.

Timaru speed skater Nicole Begg impressed with a third place finish at the World Inline Cup marathon in the Czech Republic.

Kiwi to race Tour de France

Shane Archbold will ride for Bora-Argon at the Tour de France.

Shane Archbold will become the ninth New Zealander to compete in road cycling's premier tour.

Coaching change won't be a distraction - Blackadder

Todd Blackadder says Crusaders' assistants Tabai Matson and Dave Hewett have taken missing out on the top job as well as ...

Scott Robertson won't take over Crusaders until end of season.

No gate charge intended

Miscommunication led to confusion over gate charge for schoolboy rugby, which was not imposed, South Canterbury Rugby ...

A simple miscommunication caused confusion over a gate charge for the THBH defence of the Moascar Cup.

Dead heat has Inglis smiling

Brett Inglis finally broke his duck at the Phar Lap Raceway with Additup.

Additup makes it special a day, after a decade of trying for trainer Brett Inglis.

Water pump humbles Hartley

Brendon Hartley was gutted a water pump issue cost him any chance at Le Mans.

Kiwi Porsche racer gutted as a water pump issue costs him any chance at Le Mans. 

Night Nurse to start at Riccarton

Night Nurse will be looking to go one better on Saturday than her second to stablemate First Serve last month.

Winter Cup hopeful to run at Riccarton on Saturday.

Hearts leave it late against Tainui

Tim Greenall.

Northern Hearts took South Canterbury hockey honours on Saturday thanks to Tim Greenall's decisive goal.

Harrison Marr gets Timaru Boys' High School home

TBHS footballer Harrison Marr scored his team's match winner in their 3-2 win over Meadowbank.

A late goal by Harrison Marr helped Timaru Boy's Hig's football team to their third win in eight days.

Moascar Cup heads to Nelson

TBHS wing Isireli Kawa tries to stop Nelson Boys' College first five William Havili. Havili was the standout player in ...

Timaru Boys' High School First XV failed in their first defence of the Moascar Cup going down to 18-3 to Nelson Boys' College.

Celtic seal top spot

Temuka substitute Lewis Jackman appears to score the winning try against Pleasant Point but it was disallowed by the ...

Celtic have sealed the top qualifying spot in the Hamersley Cup senior rugby championship with three rounds left to play.

Celtic top qualifier for semis

Temuka substitute Lewis Jackman appears to score the winning try against Pleasant Point but it was disallowed by the ...

Celtic have sealed the top qualifying spot in the Hamersley Cup senior rugby championship with three rounds left to play.

The Moascar Cup means plenty

Timaru Boys High School First XV captain Cullen Grace and vice captain Thomas Mulligan with the prestigious Moascar Cup.

Timaru Boys' High School will throw everything into their first defence of the Moascar Cup.

TBHS pipped by STAC

Sam Taylor and Jono Ellis were unable to stop the TBHS 1st XI hockey side crashing to a 9-0 loss against STAC.

St Andrew's College snuck home 7-6 in the overall interschool exchange against Timaru Boys' High School.

Fannin and Myers dominate again

Shaun Fannin and McCulley on their way to victory in Friday's steeplechase.

Jumps jockey untouchable at top of premiership.

O'Reilly named new Southern United coach

South Canterbury Football football development officer Paul O'Reilly has been appointed the coach of National League ...

South Canterbury Football development officer Paul O'Reilly is off to bigger and brighter surroundings.

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