Sport

Cross country champs staged

The Marlborough cross country running champs were held on Saturday.

The Marlborough Harrier Club's 2017 cross country championships were staged on Saturday at Kemp's Farm, Seventeen Valley.

Table tennis leaders win well

Matt Pigou was undefeated as his Wairau Valley side won 11-1 on Thursday.

Warriors and Wairau Valley had big wins in Thursday's penultimate round of the Marlborough senior interclub table tennis competition, setting up their clash this Thursday.

Last-gasp goal puts MBC through

MBC midfielder Harrison Pine goes on the attack against Waimea College at A and P Park.

With two minutes remaining at A and P Park, Blenheim, Waimea College seemed to have done enough to qualify for the New Zealand secondary school football championships.

Cup semifinalists decided

Trojans player David Diconi tries to get past Rangers defender Nicky Smith-Scott.

A clinical Central Pirates side made their way into the semifinals of Marlborough Football's Knockout Cup competition on Saturday, toppling clubmates Central 3-0 at A and P Park.

Volleyball finalists decided

Cuba's players try to block the ball during their match against Italy in the Volleyball World League final round in ...

Uso and Bellas Team booked places in the premier grade final when the last round robin games of Marlborough Volleyball's Fairweathers' Winter League were played on Thursday.

Moutere, Renwick move ahead

East Coast halfback Hayden Ross delivers a pass.

Moutere and Renwick surged clear of the Marlborough division one rugby pack with wins on Saturday.

Timaru too strong for MBC

Marlborough Boys' College midfielder Nigel Satherley takes on the Timaru Boys' High School defence in Blenheim on Saturday.

Marlborough Boys' College's push towards the top of the University of Canterbury rugby championship table was derailed by a tough opponent in Blenheim on Saturday.

Rabbits through to final

Wanderers Wolves centre Fabyan Noonan is swarmed by the Victory Phoenix defence.

Richmond Rabbits upstage Wairau Taniwha to book first TRL finals berth.

Netballers venture outside

Meighan Taylor of Tokomaru, left, and Anna Archie of Pelorus see the lighter side of the situation during their premier ...

They may have moved outside for a round, but the song remained the same for Marlborough's premier netballers on Saturday.

Weekend sport

Harlequins number eight Jono Nicoliason offloads during his side's division one match with East Coast at Lansdowne Park.

Moutere and Renwick moved clear of the Marlborough division one rugby pack with wins on Saturday.

Rugby

MBC Falcons face busy Timaru side

MBC First IV rugby team the Falcons.

The Marlborough Boys' College First XV have a golden opportunity to step up the University of Canterbury rugby championship ladder on Saturday.

Tima takes on the world - and wins

Baby Blacks winger Tima Faingaanuku proudly holds his World Rugby Under-20 Championship winner's medal.

Baby Blacks winger Tima Faingaanuku returns home with a winner's medal.

Semifinal preview in store

Billy Collins has been in good form for East Coast this season, whether at hooker or loose forward.

The top four Marlborough division one rugby teams square off in a potential semifinal preview on Saturday.

Alexanders lay down law

Three members of Blenheim's Alexander family are rugby referees, from left, Ben, Cameron and father Tony.

When the Alexander clan gather round their TV to watch rugby you can bet the discussion will more likely be about the referee's performance than the players.

Seddon to host Makos match

East Coast rugby players Andrew Lawson, left, Kaino Thomsen, Sebastian Sila and  Max Freydell are looking forward to the ...

There's never been a better reason to take a Thursday afternoon off work.

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