Begg wins international speedskating event

Timaru speedskater Nicole Begg took out the Wuyishan International Marathon in China from a strong field.

Rain only winner in Senior T20 cricket matches

Teams batting second won easily with smaller run chases due to the wet weather in South Canterbury senior cricket on Saturday.

Matson breaks 100m record

Roncalli College students came to the fore at the Otago Secondary Schools track and field meet.

Low flows but upper Waikati ripe for fishing

OPINION: A reconnaissance trip around rivers in the southern part of the central South Island earlier this week reveals that most rivers are in very low flow.

Darby wins bronze at world champs

Temuka bowler Keanu Darby has won bronze at the under-25 world championships in Australia.

Hansen adds dash of youth to All Blacks lineup

Beauden Barrett and Charles Piutau will start against Wales as coach injects youth into ABs lineup.

Timaru's chance to embrace cup trophy

Sports fans will get a chance to get up close to ICC Cricket World Cup trophy in Timaru on Sunday.

Gold Star for Smith in club fours double

The Timaru Town and Country Club bowlers had plenty to celebrate after both men's and women's teams won South Canterbury Centre fours titles.

Anna Richards inducted to IRB's Hall of Fame

Former Timaruvian Anna Richards has made history as one of the first women inducted to the IRB's Hall of Fame.

British duo create History with Trophy victory

Vince Bristow and Dean Mitchell take out Historic Trophy in Silver Fern Rally to become first international crew to win event.

Paddon on way home after successful season

Kiwi in the points of the World Rally Championship finale in Wales, fighting his way back to finish 10th.

Mehrtens: Piutau worth a punt for All Blacks


OPINION: It's hard to see how fringe All Blacks advanced their cause in a muddled display against Scotland.

Cyclists crank up a gear for Taupo challenge

A group of 24 social cyclists from Timaru are racing in the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.

Event win just a breeze for Reon Park

Reon Park overcomes strong nor'west winds to power to victory in Timaru Cycling Club's latest race.

Teen driver Caleb Cross kicks season into gear

Christchurch schoolboy Caleb Cross has won the second round of the South Island Formula Ford Championship at Timaru International Raceway.

Kiwi skaters finding it tough in Argentina

The New Zealand team is finding the competition hot on the road at the World Speed Skating Championships in Argentina.

Kiwi driver Hayden Paddon 10th in Rally Wales

Kiwi Hayden Paddon has finished in the points in the World Rally Championship finale in Wales.

Taiko zig zag race tests rugged riders

One of the few shingle climb competitions left in the country saw 38 entrants create dust up the Taiko zig zag during the much anticipated South Canterbury Motorcycle Club event yesterday.

Tarrant hat-trick sets up Temuka win

Vaughan Tarrant's first-ever hat-trick against Roncalli/Celtic helped his Temuka side get back into winning mode.

Hayden Paddon competitive on level playing field

Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon displayed his trademark determination on the second day of Wales Rally GB to improve to 11th.

Hayden Paddon on cusp of Wales Rally top 10

Day of dogged determination pays off for Kiwi driver poised to make the top 10 of the Wales Rally GB.

Paddon in 12th at opening of Wales Rally GB

Kiwi Hayden Paddon sits in 12th after eight stages in the Wales Rally GB.

Pairs stir excitement with wins in Oamaru

The South Canterbury men's representative bowls team continued on its winning way at the Phoenix Bowling Club in Oamaru last weekend at the annual pentangular tournament.

Heartland untroubled by lock's red card

The Heartland XV started their Cook Islands tour with a 64-6 win over a Residents XV.

Young Josh proves hot to trot at Addington

Waimate horse trainer Josh Kennett yesterday picked up the biggest win of his fledgling career at Addington Raceway.

South Canty team blends experience and potential

The South Canterbury senior team to play against Mid Canterbury in the annual Ron Biggar Memorial match this Sunday is mixture of real youth and experience.

Top swimmers snub coach at CBay

Seven of South Canterbury's top junior swimmers have quit CBay's silver swim squad.

Hayden Paddon confident ahead of Wales rally

New Zealand rally driver Hayden Paddon is hoping for a top-five finish at Wales Rally GB.

Silver Fern Rally is right up Brit Tysoe's alley

Simon Tysoe

Englishman Simon Tysoe loves everything about the Silver Fern Rally, which stopped in Timaru overnight.

South Canterbury tennis juniors on song

South Canterbury tennis juniors

Tennis South Canterbury tasted success with their junior players at the Southern Primary School Championships.

Silver Fern Rally produces long day of drama

Jeff Judd

UK pair Vince Bristow and Dean Mitchell have seized the smallest of leads in the Silver Fern Rally.

Fourth title in row for Michael


Kapiti speedskater Peter Michael is on top of the world again.

Ford Escorts dominate rally's historic section

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Christchurch's Jeff Judd and Mark Smith are leading the Historic Trophy section of the Silver Fern Rally after the third day.

Kiwi speedskater claims his fourth world title

Peter Michael

Kapiti speedskater Peter Michael claimed his fourth consecutive world title in Rosario, Argentina today.

Rumours swirl about SCRFU chairman

Brent Isbister

The future of South Canterbury Rugby Football Union chairman Brent Isbister appears up in the air.

Avanti will be back after tour win

Mitchell Lovelock-Fay

The Avanti Racing Team will be back next year to defend their Tour of Southland title.

Riders show mettle in tough race

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Timaru's 12 Hour Mountain Bike Race saw riders show their mettle through the windy track.

Laming brothers dominate SC club cricket


Celtic's James and Dan Laming's individual performances erased any hope of victory for Temuka.

Breen's name in South Canterbury frame

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Celtic's former coach Shaun Breen has confirmed he is considering running for the South Canterbury coaching job.

Chairman defends Sth Canty Union

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South Canterbury rugby chairman Brent Isbister believes his union has been unfairly painted in a bad light in recent times.

Page: Time for calm after whipping up storm

Jacob Page

OPINION: Thanks for the memories and the hospitality South Canterbury, it's been a blast, writes Jacob Page.

NZ pick Timaru youngster's tricks

Will Gibson

Timaru 12-year-old waterskier Will Gibson will make his debut for New Zealand when he takes on the Australians in New South Wales in February.

Weather plays havoc with high country lakes

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The opening of the high country lakes season last weekend suffered from high winds and cold rainfall.

South Canterbury kids enjoy Rural Sports Day

South Cantrebury Rural Sports Day

South Canterbury school kids got the chance to compete in a myriad of sports, including track and field, at at Aorangi Park yesterday.

Chester Scott sacked as South Canterbury coach

Chester Scott

South Canterbury Heartland rugby coach Chester Scott has been sacked.

Player review process to be improved

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The South Canterbury Rugby Union's embarrassing player review process is set to be replaced.

Fight night cash adds up


The Aoraki Sportspersons Charitable Trust's Charity Fight Night proved a big winner, with $17,017 raised by the boxers.

Reid to captain hockey team

Cass Reid

Former Craighead striker and Black Sticks mid-fielder Cass Reid will captain the New Zealand Futures team.

Kibble opts to contest Silver Frond stage

Deborah Kibble

Waimate driver the sole South Canty competitor in 2014 Silver Fern Rally which traverses South Island, starting on Saturday.

Visitors win Temuka 2000 event

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Visitors took out the top two prizes at the Temuka 2000 golf tournament.
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