NZ Legends Tour Pro-Am offers chance to test skills and support a charity

If you have ever fancied taking a pro on in golf the New Zealand Legends Tour provides the perfect opportunity.

Waterskiing Gibson brothers ganging up on the Aussies

Timaru trio have won New Zealand waterski selection after a late call-up for twins Taine and Cody.

Arthavidu stars with bat for South Canty

Prabodha Arthavidu again starred with the bat, scoring 76 and 112 for South Canterbury against Otago Country in their Hawke Cup clash.

Honours even at track and field meeting

The visiting Queensland team won the u-16 South Island Interprovincial track and field meeting at Aorangi Park while Otago took out the u-18 honours.

Defending champion Hepburn ready to fire

Defending New Zealand Super Truck champion John Hepburn is hoping for a change of luck.

Pre-race workout pays off for Matt Mace

Matt Mace's decision to bike down from Christchurch to compete in the Timaru Triathlon proved the right one as he came from behind to win the 30th edition of the event in style.

South Canterbury in control of Hawke Cup tie

South Canterbury were pushing for an outright victory against Central Otago in their Hawke Cup cricket match yesterday.

Timaru and Celtic will fight out final

Timaru sealed a meeting with Celtic in this season's Twenty20 club cricket final after both notched comfortable wins.

Will Heinz's season-ending injury opens door for Billy Guyton at the Crusaders

A season-ending leg injury to Willi Heinz propels South Canterbury oldboy Billy Guyton into the Super Rugby spotlight.

Crusaders halfback Willi Heinz breaks leg in pre-season loss to Highlanders

Highlanders beat Crusaders 29-26 in pre-season clash but most concern is for halfback Willi Heinz.

Juniors are welcome at angling events

Over Christmas and New Year there are any number of fishing competitions conducted at lakeside camps throughout the South Island.

Reporter returns to old stomping grounds

If you'd asked me in 2010 where I wanted to be in five years time I would have said here, says new Herald sports reporter Chris Hyde.

Super Rugby dream getting closer for Waimate's Billy Guyton at Crusaders

Waimate's Billy Guyton is on the cusp of realising his rugby dream as part of the Crusaders wider training group.

South Canterbury couple flying the flag for the south in Karaka Million

South Canterbury's Stewart and Sue McGiffert like to brush off their recent breeding success as "a bit of a fluke".

South Canterbury's Jacob Matson joins New Zealand's national relay squad

South Canterbury sprinter Jacob Matson is starting to make real traction as he moves out of age-group events.

Veteran gets back in the saddle 30 years on

Thirty years after his first Timaru Triathlon, Barry Taylor is back giving it another go in Sunday's 30th anniversary edition.

Veteran Kai Toa pair show class in men's centre pairs champs

No-one could match the finishing kick of defending champs Jim Vevers and 'Dinga' Bell at the men's centre pairs championship last weekend.

Highlanders and Crusaders fired up for pre-season clash in Timaru

It might be only a pre-season game, but the Highlanders and Crusaders coaches are keen to get under way in Timaru tomorrow.

Southern Super Rugby derby hits Timaru

The Super Rugby pre-season clash between the Highlanders and Crusaders in Timaru tomorrow is likely to divide the town.

Kerses, it's rugby rivalry time again

Eli Kerse admires the skill of Ben Smith, while Isaac Kerse is all about Dan Carter.

Versatile Andrews leads gold blitz

South Canterbury's junior athletes found the South Island Colgate Games a walk in the park.

Hockey club misses reinstatement goal

An attempt to bring Excelsior back to the top league of South Canterbury Hockey has been thwarted by a lack of numbers.

Hard toil works like magic for Buckman

Timaru has been a breeding ground for some of the best women's cricketers in the country and 19-year-old Courtney Buckman could be the next to make it big.

Crusaders hunt for wingers begins in pre-season clash with Highlanders

Crusaders' search for Nemani Nadolo replacement starts in pre-season match clash with Highlanders.

Triathlon desperately needs helping hand

Sunday's 30th running of the Timaru Triathlon is in jeopardy as marshals continue be hard to find.

Black Jacks pressure test for Temuka teen

Keanu Darby rates his selection for the under-25 NZ bowls development team as one of his best moments in the sport.

Timaru schoolboys flourish in Aussie

Timaru Boys' High School development cricket side have enjoyed a successful Australian tour.

Walkover over for West End

A commanding performance from Scott Fisher in the singles helped West End capture the men's Centre Interclub Sevens title.

Summer swimming meet a keeper at CBay

Positive feedback from swimmers participating in the Summer Long Course Qualifier Meet on Saturday means a third event is planned for next year, again at the CBay aquatic centre.

Adrenaline keeps Ramage racing after 38 years

Some event organisers have never experienced being in the frontline of what they are planning, but that can't be said of Timaru motorcyclist Grant Ramage.

Hassan wins superbike round

A 19-year-old motorcycle racer has upstaged his more experienced rivals in round two of the New Zealand Superbike Championship held at Timaru over the weekend.

Smallridge's 50 keeps Timaru on track for final spot

Josh Smallridge scored 51 for Timaru in the latest senior Twenty20 round with the win keeping his team in second place.

Watt snares six wickets in Hawke Cup win

An outstanding bowling spell by Grant Watt led South Canterbury to outright victory over North Otago in Timaru yesterday.

Cleland win puts her in regional bowls finals

Rising Timaru bowls star Sarndra Cleland yesterday clinched victory at the South Canterbury centre womens' singles championships at the West End bowling club.

Stevens slots in to coach North Otago

Barry Stevens has been named head coach of the North Otago side for the 2015 Heartland Championship.

Greymouth ponies win points contest

The Greymouth Pony Club reigned supreme at this year's South Island Pony Club Showjumping Championships.

South Canterbury plan to upset big gun at sevens

The plan for the South Canterbury sevens team is to scare a few of the big guns at this weekend's national sevens tournament in Rotorua.

Major test for Roncalli trio

Three local basketball talents will leave for Australia tomorrow after being selected in the South Island representative team.

It's lucky 13 for Wilson with first ever hole in one

The almost impossible was achieved at the Gleniti golf course at the weekend, with a hole in one scored on the course's par four 13th for the first time.

Future stars shine at Tour of Timaru

This year's Tour of Timaru has uncovered some future stars, South Canterbury's head coach says.

Fishing provides a family atmosphere

Four hundred young anglers took the opportunity to fish for trout at the Wairepo Arm of Lake Ruataniwha last Saturday morning.

South Canterbury cricketers struggle

A young South Canterbury cricket squad had their hands full at the Canterbury Regional Tournament at Mandeville this week.

Nicole Begg shows class at Tour of Timaru

South Canterbury skater Nicole Begg is starting to show her class at the Tour of Timaru.

Poor crowds raise issues for South Canterbury Cricket

South Canterbury Cricket is disappointed with crowd numbers at two recent matches, but remains confident first class-cricket will return to Timaru's Aorangi Oval.

Czech speedster shines shines at Tour of Timaru

The victories continue to roll in for Czech Republic speed skater Matej Pravda at the Tour of Timaru.

Massive South Canterbury presence in inline speedskating team

Skaters in fine form for champs

South Canterbury skaters dominate New Zealand inline speedskating team to contest the Oceania Championships.

Water restrictions don't affect Waimate

While Timaru and Mackenzie are set to face further water restrictions, Waimate is yet to join the onslaught.

Nicole Begg victorious in another marathon effort

South Canterbury rounded up the New Zealand Roller Sports Speed Championships on a high note on Saturday.

Trent Jones best of New Zealand BMX riders on Gold Coast

Leading New Zealand BMX rider Trent Jones scored an impressive win in second round of Australian championships on the Gold Coast.

Canterbury's Daniel Balchin retains Lovelock Mile title

Canterbury's Daniel Balchin retained his Lovelock Mile title on Saturday at the Aorangi Park All Weather Track in Timaru.
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