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Semi-finals decided

Old Boys player Stefan Kloppers in action.

The Hamersley Cup semi-final match-ups have been decided after the final round robin games on Saturday.

'My motivation has wavered': Kiwi shot put champ Tom Walsh opens up on struggles

Kiwi shot put colossus Tom Walsh says it's been hard to maintain focus with so much uncertainty in the world.

New Zealand athlete says there has to be doubts about whether the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead next year.

No 8 stars in big win over TBHS

Otago Boys' High School No 8 Semisi Tupou Taeiloa was in unstoppable form against Timaru Boys' High School in their ...

A four-try haul to rampaging No. 8 Semisi Tupou Taeiloa set up a big wing for Otago Boys' High School against Timaru BHS.

Domigan dominates cycling

Craig Domigan outsprints Richard Quested and Ollie Smith to win Cycling South Canterbury's Gorge Grand Prix.

Craig Domigan's sprint was too strong after 68 kilometres of cycle racing.

NZ award for racing teen

Thirteen-year-old Jacob Cunniffe is Speedway New Zealand’s competitor of the year in the quarter midget class.

Geraldine teenager going places fast in the world of New Zealand speedway racing.

Win for TBHS

The referee awards a try to Timaru Boys’ High School.

Timaru Boys’ High School First XV beat Roncalli-Aoraki Combined in their entertaining UC Championship clash.

Netball finally under way

The first day of year 5 to year 8 netball at Aorangi Courts on Saturday Craighead versus Rural Schools Abbie Donaldson, ...

Netball South Canterbury’s Covid-19 delayed primary school netball season is finally under way. Thumbnail

Late penalty rolls Roncalli-Aoraki

Roncalli-Aoraki Combined's hooker Sebastian Monua runs to score a try against Mid Canterbury Combined in a UC ...

Roncalli-Aoraki Combined crash to 13-12 loss against 14-man opposition in UC Championshp rugby.

Harlequins comeback sinks Waimate

Harlequins' Pita Halaifonua, left, goes high in a lineout as the ball soars past Waimate's Henry Bryce during a South ...

Late converted try seals Harlequins' upset win over previously unbeaten Waimate.

Red cards bring bans

Celtic's Asola Mike attempts to escape a tackle in the South Canterbury senior club rugby match against Mackenzie.

Three week bans for three of four players sent off for fighting in South Canterbury club rugby.

Town v Country rugby is back

Harlequins winger Maile 'Iongi, who became only the third player in South Canterbury's senior club rugby competition's ...

A Town versus Country clash is returning to South Canterbury rugby to representative preparations.

Racing is Back on Track

Horse trainer Michael Daly, pictured with Mah Girl, is looking forward to a great day at the Back on Track race meet at ...

Excitement among racing fans is building as the industry in South Canterbury gets "back on track".

Rugby prank cooks up cup flight

Mackenzie senior B rugby players, from left, Alex Meban, Henry and George Murray and Pate Saywell celebrate reclaiming ...

High country prank takes 90-year-old rugby trophy for a ride in a helicopter deep into the Southern Alps.

New comp saves rep rugby

South Canterbury rugby coach Nigel Walsh is happy that a new representative programme has been organised in the wake of ...

Loan players not allowed as new rep rugby competition gets set for kick off in central South Island.

Battle for top four takes shape

Waimate halfback Theo Davidson scored two tries and 11 conversions in his personal tally of 32 points during his side's ...

A sunny afternoon for rugby led to high scoring results in Hamersley Cup action this weekend as the battle for the top four begins to take shape.

Racing in the gates again

Aimee Dunnage on Jack-Attack, left, and Michael Daly on Tamalin during a training gallop at Phar Lap Raceway on Friday ...

Racing is set to return to South Canterbury after eight months on the sidelines.

Union honours Roberts

Murray Roberts is the 28th life member of the South Canterbury Rugby Football Union.

Hard work on and off the field has been rewarded with life membership of the South Canterbury Rugby Union.

Maile still making his mark

Harlequins winger Maile 'Iongi became only the third player in South Canterbury's senior club rugby competition's ...

A try-scoring double lifts winger to exclusive new club rugby milestone.

Parker finds form

Harry Parker of Timaru with his Yamaha R3 300 at round two of the King of Levels motorcycle racing series.

Up and coming Timaru motorcycle star in good form at the King of Levels Series.

Old Boys brushed aside

Temuka's Semisi Paseka is surrounded by Old Boys' defenders in their senior club rugby match.

Old Boys go from big win to big loss in South Canterbury senior club rugby.

Bede bags a triple

TBHS prop Bede Fisher battles his way over for his third try against Rangiora High School in a UC Championship rugby ...

Prop's triple try effort not enough to get TBHS First XV home for first UC Championship rugby win.

Teen ref ready for seniors

Toby Scannell, 16, referees a preseason match in March, just bvefore lockdown, between Temuka seniors and Belfast ...

Toby Scannell is ready to blow the whistle on his first senior A club rugby match just a day after his 17th birthday.

Upsets in Hamersley Cup

Eafou Tagaia scores a try for Waimate against Celtic.

Old Boys' posts biggest win in over 30 years in Hamersley Cup win over Geraldine.

Temuka ready for title defence

South Canterbury senior club rugby captains for the 2020 season are, from left, Finn Hunt (Old Boys), Jake Harrison ...

Defending club rugby champs not expected to have it all their own way in 2020.

Fast final lap sets up win

Laurence Pithie leads Sam Ritchie with two laps remaining in Cycling South Canterbury's A grade scratch race near Claremont.

A blistering final lap set up the top three placings in Cycling South Canterbury's latest racing.

Poor starts cost both Timaru teams gallery

Timaru Boys' High School First XV's Tafu Tafunaina fends off a Christ's College player in his teams match at Alpine ...

The region's two schoolboy rugby teams have both started their UC Champion campaigns with disappointing losses.

Schools' rugby ready to roll

Timaru Boys High School 1st XV captain James McKinlay (left) and Roncalli College 1st XV captain George Laing are ready ...

South Canterbury schools are primed for the start of the highly competitive UC rugby championship.

Baird beats all in cycling

Limit rider John Blunden, left, teases the scratch bunch that is yet to start as he completes the first lap of Cycling ...

Clayton Baird wins race but much of the attention back on a scratch bunch full of the cycling's rising stars.

Pure petanque enjoyment

Temuka Petanque Club member Caryll Hammond concentrates on her game on Saturday at the club grounds.

Temuka Petanque Club members spend Saturday afternoons playing the classical French game for pure enjoyment.

Rugby champs win first hit out

Temuka rugby player Morrison Vasola is about to score despite Springston's Connor Hamlin's best efforts to stop him.

South Canterbury senior rugby champions win friendly match as start to lockdown interfered season looms.

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