A nice gesture to his fellow coach of the year finalist perfectly sums up Damian Gawne - a man who is not about the accolades.
Table topping South Canterbury look set to get another shot at the elusive Meads Cup.
Two Timaru Boys' High School rugby players are hoping a quick sojourn to England helps them return as better players.
Tyler Cox has added the senior men's player of the year award to his West End lcub player of the year trophy.
The Mainland Rally Series is going to be decided in the last event as Deane Buist and Jeff Judd slug it out.
The South Canterbury men's hockey side owe Southland a couple of beers after they tipped over North Harbour to secure the green-and-blacks a semifinal spot.
South Canterbury coach Barry Matthews is rapt to have signed record holding fullback Liam Edwards.
Canterbury have been dealt a setback for the start of the summer with their premier fast bowling duo sidelined with injury.
West Coast wing Maleli Mudu is closing in on the provincial rugby appearance record of 90.
You would be very brave to bet on who would win the major football trophies at the South Canterbury Football prizegiving.
Former Timaru Girls' High School rower Emma Weith will be with the team wherever they go, after a boat was named after her.
Pleasant Point women's football team finished the season on a high by winning the South Canterbury Cup 6-3 over West End.
Over 320 primary school cross country runners will descend on Ashbury Park on Thursday.
Coach vows Canterbury will learn from the reality check of their 60-14 pasting by Wellington.
Kiwi cyclist Shane Archbold is hoping to attract a new pro team with a big finish to his very short season.
The Country Cowboys made a great start to the Aoraki Rugby League club competition with a 70-14 win.
Dunedin-based cyclist Ioan Fuller won the Twizel to Timaru cycling race in his first crack.
A dominant first half allowed Hearts to take control of the final.
South Canterbury sit on top of the Heartland Championship after beating the defending champions.
There were plenty of upsets in the Heartland Championships, none bigger than South Canterbury getting past defending champions Wanganui.
A new team will take to the paddock in this year's Aoraki Rugby League club competition.
Expect plenty of positive football in the South Canterbury Cup final between Northern Hearts and Timaru Boys' High.
Pleasant Point Primary School's rippa rugby team seem to have a pretty big love for New Zealand's capital city.
South Canterbury face defending champions Heartland champions Wanganui in a mouth watering encounter.
Success runs in the family and this class filly might just be good enough to follow in her mother's hoof prints.
South Canterbury's senior men's hockey side have a tough task ahead of them if they want to replicate their fourth placing from 2016.
The annual Twizel-Timaru cycling classic is wide open on Saturday.
Young South Canterbury softballers have a chance to be coached by some of New Zealand's best on Saturday.
No need to adjust the TV, Canterbury just scored 78 points in consecutive Shield defences.
Aaron Collins is hoping to take his refereeing exploits as far as possible.