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Pleasant Point and Temuka on top

07122016 News. John Bisset/FairfaxNZ.   Pleasant point cricketer  Adam Beck

Pleasant Point upset defending champions Celtic to remain unbeaten in senior cricket.

South Canterbury self destruct in Meads Cup semi

South Canterbury replacement second five Kevin Moore stood out against Wanganui.

South Canterbury have missed out on the Meads Cup final after self destructing.

Wanganui get chance to defend their crown

Horowhenua Kapiti prop Robin Praat had a big game in their win over Buller, that saw them through to their first Meads ...

Wanganui will get chance to win Meads Cup for sixth time against surprise package Horowhenua Kapiti.

ND help struggling Cantabs

Northern Districts pace bowler Brett Hampton will help out injury-stricken Canterbury for their Plunket Shield opener.

Battling for fast bowling firepower, Northern Districts come to Canterbury's aid.

Aspect Trust signs up Tom Walsh

Tom Walsh has signed on as an ambassador for the Aoraki Sports Persons Charitable Trust.
He is all smiles on the top ...

World champion shot putter Tom Walsh is the Aoraki Sports Persons Charitable Trust's  first ambassador.

Young basketballers make SI final

The successful South Canterbury under 13 boys basketball team made the South Island final (back row, from left) Katrina ...

South Canterbury under 13 boys impress at basketball.

Wanganui coach makes SC favourites

Wanganui coach Jason Caskey  believes whoever handles the pressure best will come out on top of their Meads Cup semi ...

Wanganui coach Jason Caskey is happy to promote his team's underdog's tag in the Meads Cup semifinal clash against South Canterbury in Timaru.

Rush brothers back for Tour of Southland

Tim Rush competing in the two-day Tour of Timaru earlier this year. He is hoping to help team-mate Michael Vink win the ...

Oamaru brothers Tim and Kris Rush are returning for another crack at the 2017 Tour of Southland.

Hawkey makes Makos

James Hawkey got his first taste of Mitre 10 Cup rugby with two appearances off the bench for the Makos.

James Hawkey enjoyed his taste of playing in the Mitre 10 Cup for Tasman. 

Tora keen to tackle Wanganui in semifinal

Fijian Vatilaii Tora is proud to play for South Canterbury.

Fijian Vatiliai Tora could be the key to South Canterbury making the Meads Cup.

Ioane quits Crusaders

Digby Ioane scores his sole try for the Crusaders against the Western Force.

After three games and one try, ex-Australian international Digby Ioane is quitting the Crusaders.

Injury crisis for Canty cricket

Canterbury batsman Ken McClure is in doubt for their Plunket Shield opener with concussion.

Plunket Shield champions face further injury issues days out from start of domestic season.

Development officers to feature for Southern United

Southern United's Conor O'Keeffe in action against Canterbury last season. He is turning out for the side again this year.

South Canterbury football development officers are once again turning out for Southern United.

South Canterbury's aerobics take national crowns

South Canterbury's winning aerobics team from left, Zoe Harding, Caitlin Buckley, Tegan Buckley, Brenna Turnbull, and ...

It's only been seven months since they took up the sport but it hasn't stopped South Canterbury's aerobics crew from picking up national titles.

Lash pivotal for Buller

First five James Lash has broken all kinds of records in his short time with Buller.

James Lash will hold the key if Buller are to make the Meads Cup final forthe second year running.

Anderson joint 'player of the year'

Canterbury second five Lucy Anderson charges at the Wellington opposition during the Farah Palmer Cup match.

Former Craighead rugby player Lucy Anderson was named the joint winner of Canterbury Rugby's women's 'player of the year'. 

South Canty pair claim South Island titles

Hayden Jefferson of Timaru Boys' on his way to winning the boys' South Island under-17 cross-country title.

Hayden Jefferson and Kate Brown were the South Canterbury standouts at the South Island secondary schools mountainbiking championships.

Full strength South Canterbury for semi

Fullback Liam Edwards could prove a trump card against Wanganui.

South Canterbury's horror injury run in the Heartland Championship could be coming right at the perfect time.

Millar shows promise in first season as triathlete

Jared Millar has had a successful first season as a triathlete.

Jared Millar has a busy few months ahead in the triathlon circles after a good first year in the sport.

South Canterbury dominate indoor event

Dale Christoffersen proved the man to beat  at 
 the Southern Open indoor speed skating championships in Timaru.

A great days speed skating at Southern Open speed skating championships,

Archbold lands new contract

Shane Archbold will ride for Irish Pro Continental team Aqua Blue Sport in 2018, after a horror run of injuries.

Timaru pro cyclist Shane Archbold will be back riding in Europe next year after signing with a new team.

Carter brothers shine at Levels Raceway

Mark Taylor and Vaughan Moloney in their Honda Integra at Levels Speedway on Saturday were the best placed of the Timaru ...

Dwayne and Matt Carter outclassed the field to win the three-hour endurance race at Levels.

Enari's season over

Halfback Ere Enari, pictured playing Otago earlier this season, broke his leg against Auckland last Friday night.

Ere Enari had surgery to repair his broken leg on Saturday, but Canterbury have depth to cover the blow.

Defending champions scrape into Meads Cup

After a nervous wait Wanganui grabbed fourth spot in the Heartland Championships

Wanganui make Meads Cup semis after calculators called on.

South Canterbury finish in top spot

South Canterbury second five Loni Toumohuni capped off a fine performance against East Coast with three tries.

Top-of-the-table South Canterbury will host a Meads Cup semifinal against the defending champions.

Point and Temuka smash way to victories

Tom Costley for Pleasant Point connects with the ball while Timaru wicketkeeper Sasindu Nanayakkara looks on during ...

There were runs aplenty in the latest round of the South Canterbury club cricket competition as seven batsmen scored half centuries.

Cantabs beat hapless Auckland

Canterbury congratulate wing Braydon Ennor, centre, after his early try against Auckland on Friday night.

Canterbury beat Auckland to send the former powerhouse province to the brink of relegation.

Three generations in three-hour race

Rod, left, Andy and Hunter McElrea are competing in the three-hour endurance race this weekend and in doing so will ...

Father, son and grandson rev their engines at South Island Endurance Series final.

Quick Smash competition for women being formed

Isobel McKnight, left, and Ash Mortimer are excited for the new women's quick smash competition starting on Monday nights.

Eight-a-side women's cricket with a focus on fun is to be launched on Mondays at Ashbury Park.

Under strength SC to take on East Coast

Mathew Fetu is back starting at prop this weekend.

A loan-less South Canterbury should have no problems dispatching East Coast on Saturday to finish top of the Heartland Championship. 

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