Youth Sport

The most Kiwi sport ever video

Tim Graham throws the ball as his school practices for the upcoming kī-o-rahi tournament.

Most Kiwis have never heard of it, but this sport has been around for years and is now being taken on by a bunch of Christchurch kids.

Two SI titles for NC footballers

North Canterbury 14th grade girls celebrate winning the South Island Tournament

 It was the first time in 40 years North Canterbury Football celebrated two South Island tournament victories

Big haul from national short course championships

The North Canterbury Swim Team contingent at the New Zealand Short Course Championships in Auckland

North Canterbury swimmers collected 15 medals at the New Zealand Short Course Championships at the Sir OwenGlenn National Aquatic Centre on Auckland's North Shore last week.

Halswell clinch Springston Trophy

View Hill Red's Jordan Kruger on Bamboozle during the Springston Trophy in Rakaia

North Canterbury had five teams finish in the top 10 at the 2017 Springston Trophy pony club championship in Rakaia at the weekend.

ICE aim up big nationals

Bronwyn Dibb was fourth in the women's Double Mini Trampoline at the 2017 World Games in Poland.

 The New Zealand Trampoline National Championships are being held in Christchurch for the first time since 2006

Closing the gap in girls rugby

Amberley's Grace Brooker is playing for  Canterbury in the Farah Palmer Cup competition this year

North Canterbury Rugby taking first steps towards forming an U16 girls team

Country lads taste top level

North Canterbury's (back row) Blair Norton, Henry Leef, Flyn Crean, (front row) Brayden Crown and Angus Johns played for ...

Five North Canterbury players featured in the New Zealand Area Schools Barbarians rugby side

Revamp of Crusaders Schools Championship

Canterbury Rugby chief executive believes the changes to the Crusader School's Championship  are positive and the new ...

The Crusaders Schools Championship will be a two tiered competition from 2019, played with promotion relegation between the tiers.

Waimak duo set sights on South America

North Canterbury footballers Gabi Rennie and Macey Fraser

Waimak United's Macey Fraser and Gabi Rennie have their eye on the U17 Fifa World Cup next year

Age changes for Crusaders school competition

Timaru Boy's High School rector Nick McIvor is pleased the Crusaders Schools Championship has adopted  New Zealand ...

New age restrictions have been introduced to the Crusaders school championship but competition format is still to be decided.

Rangi Ruru, Cashmere take titles

Rangi Ruru celebrate winning back-to-back Whelan Trophy titles

Rangi Ruru and Cashmere claimed the top honours in the Canterbury secondary schools basketball league.

Kids get their skates on

"When you play roller derby you can be what you want to be, wear what you want to wear," Brunot says.

The world of roller derby is fast-paced and high-octane – and now it's open to 8-year-olds.

Christchurch Boys' wanting back-to-back titles

Rico Syme will be a key attacking weapon for Christchurch Boys' High in their quest for a second straight UC ...

Christchurch Boys' High School will face a stiff test from Timaru Boys' if they are to win their 10 Crusaders Secondary Schools crown.

TBHS First XV knock over Christ's

TBHS wing Tevita Eukaliti has too much pace for the defence on his way to scoring in the corner.

Timaru Boys' High School First XV showed too much class in their four tries to one victory over Christ's College.

RHS deliver upset in Thompson Trophy

Canterbury Secondary Schools' Basketball League action

There was only one upset in the Thompson Trophy semi-finals in week 11 of the Canterbury secondary schools' basketball league.

CBHS finish on top

Christchurch Boys' have finished top of the table in the UC Championship.

 UC Championship heads into the semi-finals this weekend.

Arrowtown makes Rippa nationals

The Arrowtown School year 5-6 Rippa Rugby team that won the Otago champs: (Front row kneeling) Eliana Collins and Mace ...

The fiery year 5-6 Arrowtown Rippa Rugby team has claimed the Otago title for an incredible eighth time - but only just.

Rangi Ruru on a Whelan roll

Rangi Ruru's Esra McGoldrick shoots for three against Burnside

Rangi Ruru making a push for top spot in the Whelan Trophy while the Thompson Trophy heads to the playoffs.

Upsets all around in UC Championship video

Roncalli Hooker Robbie Morrison bursts clear to score against Burnside

It was a wild weekend in round 14 of the UC rugby championships.

Top four all set with two weeks to go video

Noah Gosling of St Thomas scores a try against Nelson College at St Thomas school grounds.

The top four is set in the UC Rugby Championships after round 13

Parents 'obstructed' assault inquiry

West Melton Rugby Football Club under-14.5 coach Amanda Tomlinson allegedly grabbed and verbally abused an opposition ...

Police say parents obstructed inquiry into claims a junior rugby coach abused an opposing player in Canterbury,

School first for future Mako video

Nelson College First XV captain Leicester Faingaanuku has a Tasman Makos jersey waiting for him when he leaves school.

Leicester Faingaanuku was just 15 when he signed with the Tasman Makos.

Dibb off to the World Games

Bronwyn Dibb will compete in the women's Double Mini Trampoline at the 2017 World Games in Poland.

Bronwyn Dibb is New Zealand's first female trampoline representative to attend the World Games.

Big week of basketball

Waitaha-Canterbury Girl's A against Taranaki at the U17 National Basketball Championships.

Ten North Canterbury players were in action for the Waitaha-Canterbury sides at the U17 Basketball Nationals in Wellington last week.

Fraser and Rennie in U17 Football Ferns

Gabi Rennie in action for the Canterbury United Pride against Capital.

Waimak United footballers Gabi Rennie and Macey Fraser will represent New Zealand at the Oceania World Cup Qualifiers in Samoa in August.

Nelson College celebrate Quad win video

Nelson College celebrate their victory over Christ's College to win the Quadrangular Tournament in Nelson.

A superb team performance against Christ's College saw Nelson College take home their 26th Quadrangular title win.

Nelson College win Quadrangular Tournament video

Nelson College fullback Leicester Faingaanuku launches another attack.

Nelson College too strong for Christ's in Quadrangular Tournament final.

Cashmere make it eight straight

Shirley Boys' puts up a layup against Middleton in the Thompson Trophy.

Cashmere made it eight in a row and retained in the boy's Thompson Trophy Canterbury secondary Schools' basketball league.

Timaru Boys' romp to the top video

Rangiora's Jesse Bowring carries the ball forward against St Thomas.

Timaru Boys' ran in 14 tries to crush Roncalli Combined and move to top spot in the UC Championship.

Cashmere unbeaten in Thompson Trophy

Christ's College goes for the lay up against St Andrew's in round seven of the Thompson Trophy.

Cashmere are the team to beat in the boy's Thompson Trophy secondary schools' basketball league.

Ad Feedback
special offers
Ad Feedback