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Harlequins have shot at Hamersley crown

Celtic first five Willie Wright will be a key figure if Celtic are to claim their ninth successful senior rugby title.

Celtic's pack versus Harlequins backs - who will take the title?

Defensive errors cost Boys' High

Timaru Boys' striker Tim Sheed looks to dribble his way past a Christchurch Boys' High defender in their SPL clash.

 Timaru Boys' High fell to their Christchurch counterparts 5-3, leaving their final round match against Burnside as a must win.

Timaru teen shines in US rugby

Kiwi Conor McManus has been nominated as best high school player in the United States and sits second in the polling.

A former Timaru teenager is leading the voting as the best school rugby player in the United States.

Tiffen wants to stay with White Ferns

White Ferns coach Haidee Tiffen says her position as coach as well as the world cup preparation from her coaching panel ...

White Ferns coach Haidee Tiffen won't quit despite worst effort at women's Cricket World Cup.

South Canterbury quick earns final contract

Cricketer Nathan McNicol has earned the final contract for Canterbury for the up-coming domestic season.

It's been a lot of hard work for South Canterbury's Nathan McNicol but it's all paid off after he earned the final domestic cricket contract for Canterbury.

Timaru pair starring in Northern Ireland

Timaru Boys' footballers Cam Anderson, left, and Mitchell Skudder-Dey have made a strong start to the SuperCup in ...

It's been a good start to the SuperCup for Timaru pair Cam Anderson and Mitchell Skudder-Dey.

Successful national championships for karate kids

Ten young fighters won medals in Karate at the nationals in Wellington. Back row from left, Megan Pelser, 11, Victoria ...

The Timaru Karate Association exceeded their expectation at the karate national championships in Wellington.

Senior coaches back Celtic for nine

Harlequins second five Vaitilli Tora will be a key player if Harlequins are to upset Celtic in the grand final.

Coaches backing Celtic to claim their ninth consecutive Hamersley Cup final.

Mackenzie outclass Geraldine schoolgirls

Mackenzie centre Juliet Scott get her pass away with Geraldine High School's Tianna Curtis looking on, in the senior ...

Pleasant Point and Mackenzie notched up their fourth straight wins to seal semifinal spots

McNicol nabs Canty contract

Nathan McNicol is the 15th and last player to earn a Canterbury contract for next season.

Left-arm seamer completes Canterbury's list of contracted players for 2017-18 season.

Celtic set to be best

Celtic are shooting for their ninth consecutive title. (From left) Matt Fetu, captain Nick Strachan and Kali Latu have ...

Celtic Rugby Club's golden run in grand finals could see them stand alone.

TBHS too good for Lincoln

Rampaging Timaru Boys High School's No.8 Maka Mafileo heads towards the Lincoln Combined try line.

Timaru Boys High School First XV run in 10 tries against Lincoln Combined

'Tough as teak' ex-AB dies

Tom Lister played eight tests as an All Black against, Australia, France, Wales, South Africa and the 1971 British and ...

South Canterbury's most-capped test All Black Tom Lister dies, aged 73.

Highlanders need home advantage

Departing Highlander Malakai Fekitoa.

Playing on the road finished them off this year, so chasing home playoff games is a priority.

McDonald dominates South Island ultra marathon

Fighting out the South Island junior girls ultra marathon 50km race are (from left) Tasha McAuley, Charli Nevin and Ella ...

Timaru speed skater Leah McDonald was the dominant figure at the South Island ultra marathon championships at Levels.

Bell bags double in Timaru Girls' win

Emily Bell starred for Timaru Girls' with two goals against Craighead.

Timaru Girls' High School striker Emily Bell led from the front in their 4-3 Hockey South Canterbury women's division one clash against Craighead.

Paddon keen on Finish pace

Seb Marshall (left) and Hayden Paddon will contest their fourth WRC event together in the fast flowing Finish event.

Hayden Paddon is keen to be on the pace from the opening kilometre of Rally Finland.

Buliruarua heroics book final berth

Harlequins flanker Max Fowler-Burgess hugs team-mate Sireli Buliruarua after the winger scored the match winning try ...

A superb piece of individual play by Sireli Buliruarua has helped Harlequins into the Hamersley Cup final.

Tony Brown: I'll be back

Highlanders coach Tony Brown wants to return to Dunedin and coach the franchise again in the future.

Departing Highlanders coach doesn't want it to end like that, a tenure dying with a whimper in the rain.

Tony Brown fires parting shot at refs video

Referee Angus Gardner shows a yellow card to Highlanders loose forward Liam Squire against the Crusaders on Saturday night.

Highlanders coach Tony Brown says referees are "getting a lot of calls wrong" after controversial yellow card.

Highlanders rue off night video

Highlanders coach Tony Brown wasn't impressed with his team.

A wonky lineout, shaky scrum and poor discipline - Highlanders coach Tony Brown was not impressed.

Walsh blasts past 22m

Tom Walsh nailed his best throw of 2017 in his final US hitout before he heads to the UK.

A confidence-boosting performance puts Tom Walsh on track for a world champs shot put medal.

Rugby semifinal on hold

Mackenzie rugby player Setafano Sauqaqa.

South Canterbury puts sudden death senior rugby semifinal on hold until Sunday.

Highlanders to get tricky

Saturday night's quarterfinal could be Highlanders coach Tony Brown's last game in New Zealand before leaving for Japan.

Winning road playoff games isn't foreign to the Highlanders, and they tend to do it with surprises.

Walsh ready to take his shot

Tom Walsh is sick of playing second fiddle to giant American Ryan Crouser as he heads for the world champs in London.

With a formidable American thrower in his way, New Zealand's top shot put exponent isn't afraid to dream of gold at the world champs.

Wet weather forces sports cancellations

Flooding on Ashbury Park in Timaru.

Wet weather has once again played havoc to sporting events in South Canterbury.

life

Shot putter Tom Walsh is the youngest ever life member of the South Canterbury Amateur Athletics Club at just 25.

Olympic bronze medallist Tom Walsh has been made a life member of the South Canterbury Amateur Athletics Club.

SC Athletics still want life member sanctioned

Life member and coach Don Garland is to face an independent judicial committee set up by South Canterbury Amateur ...

An independent judicial panel will decide fate of South Canterbury Athletics life member Don Garland.

Mackenzie and Harlequins face-off

Mackenzie halfback Sami Puafisi is likely to have a big battle with Lucas McRae.

The sudden death semifinal between Harlequins and Mackenzie will likely go down to the wire in the wet.

Jono Ellis helps Canterbury bring home gold

Jono Ellis was in the Canterbury under-18 regional hockey team that won that national tournament. He's been in the team ...

Jono Ellis finished his under-18 hockey career the right way, with a national title.

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