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Marlborough to host Hawke Cup

Mark Zillwood scored a fine unbeaten 73 from 49 balls for Renwick.

Marlborough will host the Zone 3 Hawke Cup final from 1st to 3rd Feb following a fascinating battle with Nelson last weekend.

New boat in time for cod season

The Ministry of Primary Industries' new fisheries patrol vessel, Arapaoa.

Coinciding with the opening of the blue cod season, the Sounds constabulary got a bigger boat.

All White's shock retirement at 24

Kip Colvey lunges in to win the ball off Christian Cueva during last year's World Cup qualifier against Peru.

New Zealand international footballer explains shock decision to quit the sport three years into professional career.

'Toxic masculinity' inflamed by booze

NRL star Jarryd Hayne arrives at Castle Hill Police Station to report in as part of his strict bail conditions. He has ...

OPINION: In the world of rugby league, some seriously ugly headlines are being generated where the common factor is excess grog consumption.

Manson does the double - again

Rower Robbie Manson collects the top prize at the Marlborough Sports Awards for the second year in a row.

Rowing powerhouse Robbie Manson never set out to win awards not on water, but they're a "nice bonus".

'Saders all in on Faingaanuku video

Leicester Faingaanuku pictured in action against Otago in Dunedin last month.

NRL clubs were circling Leicester Faingaanuku when he was 15, now the Crusaders have secured the 109kg goal-kicking wing.

Clinical finish puts Cantabs in final video

Tasman wing Solomon Alaimalo tackles Canterbury fullback George Bridge in Nelson on Friday night.

A late Mitchell Drummond try keeps Canterbury on track to win a 10th title in the past 11 years.

Jordan: It wasn't concussion

Will Jordan has proved a right handful for opposing teams in this year's Mitre 10 Cup.

Tasman fullback Will Jordan didn't see the field in his first season of Super Rugby, but things are looking up after his vertigo issues were addressed.

Mako gesture just the ticket

Five weeks on from suffering a stroke while watching the All Blacks test at Argentina, Gavin Dickson, second from left, ...

His All Blacks experience was cut short by a medical emergency but Gavin Dickson won't be missing Friday's Mako semi-final against Canterbury.

Lomax's surprise selection video

Tasman prop Tyrel Lomax, pictured playing against Auckland at Eden Park last month.

New All Black: 'It's a different sport to what my family would probably like, they're pretty into their league, but they're really happy.'

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Club rugby stars take a bow

Moutere Flanker Mike Curry, right, was recently voted the Marlborough Express Club Rugby Player of the Year (file photo).

Martyn Vercoe gives out his version of the Rugby Oscars for the Marlborough competition's standout performers.

Highs and lows of club rugby season

Moutere celebrate winning the 2018 Tasman Women’s Championship after a 22-14 victory over Waimea Old Boys at Lansdowne Park.

As another club season draws to a close, there were plenty of highs but also some challenging times for Marlborough clubs.

Mako making moves for new season

Tasman will face old rivals Canterbury in the opening match of the Mitre 10 Cup in Blenheim on August 17.

A busy month of preseason preparations lies ahead before the Tasman Mako sink their teeth into another Mitre 10 Cup campaign.

Teams target Tasman Trophy title

Renwick will be looking to Sam White, left, to drive them on towards the Tasman Trophy final.

The NPD Tasman Trophy is getting to the business end of the season, with just one more match before the knockout stages.

Tasman's Baby Blacks on a mission

Tasman duo Jamie Spowart, left, and Leicester Faingaanuku will depart for France this week as part of the New Zealand ...

Tasman duo set for French affair at Under-20 World Cup.

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