Gawne enjoying West End experience

Damian Gawne, front right, with wife Hazel and some of the West End team from left, Daniel Campbell, Glen Paul, Harry ...

A nice gesture to his fellow coach of the year finalist perfectly sums up Damian Gawne - a man who is not about the accolades.

One semi-final spot wide open

First five James Lash will play a key role is Buller are to win their first Meads Cup.

Table topping South Canterbury look set to get another shot at the elusive Meads Cup.

Timaru Boys' duo to play rugby in England

Timaru Boys' High School rugby players Liam Parker and Jack Mullany are off to England to play rugby for a few weeks in ...

Two Timaru Boys' High School rugby players are hoping a quick sojourn to England helps them return as better players.

Cox and Anderson bag major trophies

West End's Tyler Cox in action against Timaru Boys' earlier this season. Cox was named men's player of the year at the ...

 Tyler Cox has added the senior men's player of the year award to his West End lcub player of the year trophy.

Mainland Rally decider at Geraldine

Josh Marston is seeded No.1 for the South Canterbury Spring Rally in his Holden Barina AP4, with Timaru's Mark Leonard ...

The Mainland Rally Series is going to be decided in the last event as Deane Buist and Jeff Judd slug it out.

South Canty qualify for semifinals

The South Canterbury men's hockey team are through to the semifinals after victory against Counties Manukau.

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.

Dynamic Edwards returns for South Canterbury

Dynamic fullback Liam Edwards is returning to play for South Canterbury after making a big impact in 2013 and 2014.

South Canterbury coach Barry Matthews is rapt to have signed record holding fullback Liam Edwards.

Canty strike duo sidelined

Kyle Jamieson will miss the opening months of Canterbury's domestic season with a foot issue.

 Canterbury have been dealt a setback for the start of the summer with their premier fast bowling duo sidelined with injury.

Mudu is set to break West Coast record

Maleli Mudu arrived from Fiji as an 18-year-old to help out the combined West Coast schools side in the Crusaders ...

West Coast wing Maleli Mudu is closing in on the provincial rugby appearance record of 90.

Anybody's guess for top football awards

Brother and sister Cameron and Ruby Anderson could sweep South Canterbury Football's top prizes.

You would be very brave to bet on who would win the major football trophies at the South Canterbury Football prizegiving.

Weith honoured with boat naming

Emma Weith with the single scull named after her by Timaru Girls' High School.

Former Timaru Girls' High School rower Emma Weith will be with the team wherever they go, after a boat was named after her.

Stafford hat-trick sinks West End

Kate Stafford scored a hat-trick in Pleasant Points 6-3 win.

Pleasant Point women's football team finished the season on a high by winning the South Canterbury Cup 6-3 over West End.

Home town advantage for young runners

South Canterbury's Harrison Laing (left) and Archie Jones (right) are all smiles as they head out for training.

Over 320 primary school cross country runners will descend on Ashbury Park on Thursday.

Canterbury's pride stung

Canterbury coach Glenn Delaney vows to learn from his team's pasting at the hands of Wellington.

Coach vows Canterbury will learn from the reality check of their 60-14 pasting by Wellington.

Archbold looks to future

Shane Archbold is hoping to find form quickly after injury to to attract a new professional team.

Kiwi cyclist Shane Archbold is hoping to attract a new pro team with a big finish to his very short season.

Country Cowboys run rampant

Waisale Leiroti was outstanding for the Country Cowboys in their win over the Timaru Outlaws.

The Country Cowboys made a great start to the Aoraki Rugby League club competition with a 70-14 win.

Fuller faster than rest

Dunedin's Ioan Fuller is clear at the finish of the Twizel to Timaru Cycling Classic on Saturday.

Dunedin-based cyclist Ioan Fuller won the Twizel to Timaru cycling race in his first crack.

Hearts attack pummels Timaru Boys'

Northern Hearts player Ross Godwin tries to stop Timaru Boys' opposite Angus Munro in their South Canterbury Cup final ...

A dominant first half allowed Hearts to take control of the final.

South Canterbury stun Wanganui

South Canterbury No.8 Brad Hemopo scores to give his side the lead late in the game.

South Canterbury sit on top of the Heartland Championship after beating the defending champions.

South Canterbury upsets Wanganui

South Canterbury wing Kalavini Leatigago scores a brilliant individual try against Wanganui as his side upset the ...

There were plenty of upsets in the Heartland Championships, none bigger than South Canterbury getting past defending champions Wanganui.

Chertsey Oilers added to club league competition

Jarrad Mannex in action for the Timaru Outlaws last year. He will captain a new look team against the Country Cowboys.

A new team will take to the paddock in this year's Aoraki Rugby League club competition.

South Canterbury Cup final to be full of flair

Football captains Harry Pierce, of Timaru Boys', and Ricky McLeod, of Northern Hearts, with the South Canterbury Cup ...

Expect plenty of positive football in the South Canterbury Cup final between Northern Hearts and Timaru Boys' High.

Pleasant Point Primary School after national title

Clockwise from centre left, Ben Fifield, 11, Ben Blackmore,10, Oliver Caird, 10, Flynn O'Keeffe 11, Henry Steele 10, ...

Pleasant Point Primary School's rippa rugby team seem to have a pretty big love for New Zealand's capital city.

Matthews wary of Wanganui

New South Canterbury No.8 Brad Hemopo will be hoping to make an impact against Wanganui.

South Canterbury face defending champions Heartland champions Wanganui in a mouth watering encounter.

She's precious alright

Debutante winner The Precious One will have the second start of her career on Friday.

Success runs in the family and this class filly might just be good enough to follow in her mother's hoof prints.

South Canterbury face difficult pool

Reagan Stevenson in action for the South Canterbury senior men's team at the Ian Smith tournament earlier this year. He ...

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.

Twizel to Timaru ride wide open

Tim Rush is one of the favourites for the Twizel to Timaru Classic despite not being a course he suits.

The annual Twizel-Timaru cycling classic is wide open on Saturday.

Papanui pitches in

Junior Black Sox pitcher Ben Watts is part of an all star Papanui line-up coming to Timaru to coach at a free clinics ...

Young South Canterbury softballers have a chance to be coached by some of New Zealand's best on Saturday.

Not a Ranfurly Shield replay video

Canterbury's Rob Thompson and Mitchell Drummond celebrate one of Tim Bateman's tries.

No need to adjust the TV, Canterbury just scored 78 points in consecutive Shield defences.

Collins going places with whistle in hand

Football referee Aaron Collins hands out a yellow card earlier this season. He has made big strides since taking up the ...

Aaron Collins is hoping to take his refereeing exploits as far as possible.

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