Levels' golf sprinklers on target

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Fundraising for new sprinklers at Levels has everyone pitching in.

Few surprises in Form XV


Top sides dominate Hamersley Cup Form XV.

Park wins with ease around Raincliff

Winner Chase Domigan (right) leads the bunch in Timaru Cycling's under 17, C-grade race near Raincliff.

 Park's win sees him tie at top of points ladder with Steve Foster

World champs beckon for Savannah

Geraldine's Savannah McAtanmey-Rasch has been selected for the New Zealand U19 women's lacrosse team for the world championships in Edinburgh later this month.

Savannah McAtamney-Rasch is off on the trip of a lifetime to Edinburgh to take on the world in a sport she started playing as a joke.

Hearts thrash champs

Anita Punt scored for the second straight match as the Black Sticks defeated Belgium 2-0 at the World Hockey League Semifinal.

Northern Hearts have now moved off the bottom of the men's division one hockey ladder.

Point and Hearts on collision course

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The game of the season looms in Pleasant Point after they put away West End 2-1 to move into second place.

Harlequins grab crucial second

Temuka wing Rupene Cokanasiga.looks for options against Celtic.

 Defending champions Celtic finish on top but Harlequins snatch second spot from Waimate to make the second life semi-final.

Paddon holds fifth in Poland

Hayden Paddon in action on the second day of Rally Poland.

Kiwi driver continues to impress, out-pacing his Hyundai team-mates to remain in the top five of Rally Poland.

TBHS beat Rangiora for 4th win

Roncalli No.8 Jack O'Shaughnessy is wrapped up Lincoln's Lucius Aldrich-Williams.

Timaru Boys' High School First XV impressed in theur 21-13 win over Rangiora High School in the Crusaders Schools Championship.

Paddon climbs to fifth in Poland

Hayden Paddon was slightly out of rhythm but still climbed to fifth on the Polish roads.

Hayden Paddon lies fifth after first full day of Rally Poland, fresh from his debut WRC podium in Sardinia.

Sport around the region

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Pleasant Point's Jess Golding and Old Boy's Genae Manson.

Craighead had a close loss, Old Boys kept on winning and kids kept on having fun. The Timaru Herald's photographers were out and about capturing some of the sport around the region this week.

Table tennis doubles decided


Gary Soper and David Butler took out the men's open residential South Canterbury table tennis doubles title.

Highlanders make fans of us all

Richard Buckman, Aaron Smith, Mark Reddish and the rest of the Highlanders will have the majority of the country behind them as they look to win their first Super Rugby title in Wellington.

OPINION: The Crusaders have a battle on their hands to keep their South Canterbury fan base.

10-week ban for pushing rugby ref

Red card decisions upheld

Old Boys Rugby Club's Mark Wills will serve a 10-week suspension for shoving a referee on the shoulder.

Paddon slow start in Rally of Poland

Hayden Paddon in action during the shakedown at the Rally of Poland.

Kiwi driver off the pace in Poland in his first hit out since his historic podium finish at the Rally of Italy.

Nelson cycling faster than ever

Timaru hand-cyclist Jonathan Nelson rode a Switzerland time trial event at a speed of 37kmh.

Timaru hand-cyclist Jonathan Nelson is proud of the pace he found during his first-ever European sojourn.

Form players critical for season

Hayden Shaw will be critical in the mid-field for Cambridge as the season heats up.

Chris Hyde casts his thumb over the hockey players who hold Timaru's chances of a rare title on their stick.

Anglers' paradise to be rejuvenated

The Pomahaka River was once an anglers' paradise.

OPINON: Many Central South Island anglers have enjoyed this trout fishery in past decades, although it was rarely revealed.

Rule book needed to find semi-finalists?

Temuka need two competition points against Celtic to guarantee second spot in the Hamersley Cup.

Second spot in the Hamersley Cup may not be decided on the field but by the rule book.

Craighead comeback falls short

Craighead second five Ellie Lott makes a break against Ashburton College.

Craighead's First XV 's second half comeback fell tantalisingly short going down 20-19 to defending champions Ashburton College.

Point give champs scare

Annabelle Morgan wins the race to the loose ball for Old Boys from Genae Manson, left, and Ellen Davey. Old Boys beat Pleasant Point 28-27.

Sheer grit brought Old Boys back once again as they kept their 27-game unbeaten streak in tact.

Paddon heads to Poland with high hopes

Hayden Paddon, right, and co-driver John Kennard are hoping for more success as they head to Poland.

The fast roads of Poland are enticing Kiwi rally star as he looks to maintain his momentum in the WRC.

Morris makes move pay off

Working hard to keep away from the chasing pack in Cycling Timaru's club race are (from left) Dave Turner, Paul Williams, Johnny Stockwell, winner Nigel Morris (in green), Clinton Hall and Dan Mitchell

Nigel Morris turned in a powerful ride to win Cycling Timaru's 48km handicap race.

Craighead rugby girls rack up century

Elizabeth Hampton (left) and Lily McFarlane have both passed 100 points for the season with the Craighead rugby team.

Craighead backs Lily McFarlane and Liz Hampton are point scoring machines.

Triple delight for Timaru sides

Wakanui Black's Adam Wilson, left, passes beyond Cambridge's Andrew Brunton and Simon Small in their clash at Aorangi Park on Saturday. Cambridge won 5-4.

The mid-season resurgence of Northern Hearts, Cambridge and Timaru Boys' High School is on.

West End take league lead

Meadowbanks defender Darryl White and Thistle's Ellis Walker-Ibadulla race to the ball at Anzac Square.

Northern Hearts are counting the cost of a heavy 10-0 Chatham Cup defeat to Dunedin Technical.

Race on for second spot

Celtic lock Matt Stewart makes a strong run against Pleasant Point at Alpine Energy Stadium.

Waimate, Temuka and Harlequins all still have a shot at second spot in the Hamersly Cup's final round on Saturday.

TBHS miss an opportunity

TBHS lock Cullen Grace secures the lineout thanks to good support from his team-mates.

Timaru Boys' High School's First XV played well in patches but could not stop Marlborough Boys' College from triumphing.

Fetu gets 200 games for Celtic

Matt Fetu is all smiles after notching up his 200th senior game for Celtic with daughter Molly.

Matt Fetu celebrated his 200th senior game for Celtic with a win over Pleasant Point.

Time for a sporting chance


OPINION: Schools deserve a sporting chance when competing against each other, and poaching doesn't help.

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