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Super Rugby cull causing headaches

Crusaders chief executive Hamish Riach.

Hotels, stadiums, flights and training facilities need to be booked, but teams are still waiting for a draft of the schedule.

Dahmen out to win titles for Timaru Boys'

Pieter Dahmen has made a good impression for Timaru Boys' High School since arriving from the Netherlands.

Timaru Boys' new hockey recruit, Dutch defender Pieter Dahmen, is hoping to make every post count while in Timaru.

Faddes breaks another hand

Matt Faddes attempts to break the tackle of North Harbour wing Matt Duffie in last year's championship final in Dunedin.

He'd never broken a bone in his body before this year, now Highlander Matt Faddes has broken both hands within three months.

Saints dominate basketball semifinal

Sam Taylor top scored for Saints with 28 points in their South Canterbury Basketball semifinal.

Saints dominated their men's basketball semifinal with a 58 point win over High School Old Boys Red.

Meads Cup wide open in Heartland

Wanganui will be looking to retain the Meads Cup. They are the most successful Heartland union having been champions on ...

Defending champions Wanganui will start slight favourites in the Heartland Championships thanks to their impressive record.

Wacokecoke hoping to help Old Boys home

Cecelia Wacokecoke takes a shot against Pleasant Point earlier this season.

Old Boys shooter Cecelia Wacokecoke is hoping she can help Old Boys retain their Netball South Canterbury premier crown.

Usual cycling suspects to fore

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There were no surprises as Cycling Timaru's club championship titles were decided on Saturday.

Timaru Girls' hold on against Cambridge

Timaru Girls' High School's Jenna-Rae McIntyre fires a pass down the turf against Cambridge in their women's division ...

Timaru Girls' reached the Hockey South Canterbury women's final with a 4-3 wi n over Cambridge.

Temuka cause late heart attack

Northern Hearts striker Josh Smallridge tries to stop Temuka's Pieter Dahmen in their hockey clash at Aorangi Park.

Temuka left it late to earn victory over Northern Hearts in their Hockey South Canterbury men's division one elimination semifinal.

Winner, winner, Walsh a grinner

Tom Walsh was rapt with his meet-winning form in Birmingham, all things considered.

Kiwi world shot put champ backs up his London effort with a second straight victory over US heavyweight Ryan Crouser.

Eels slither way to an impressive win

Josh Craig-Bradley was one of Aoraki's best in their victory over the Tasman Titans.

The Aoraki Eels started their 2017 representative campaign in the perfect fashion.

West End extend competition lead

Northern Hearts players Hamish Rodgers and Craig McKie defuse a West End shot in their match at Aorangi Park.

West End have moved a step closer to winning the South Canterbury Football men's division one league, following their triumph over Northern Hearts.

Todd's return still undecided

Matt Todd.

Canterbury could welcome back flanker Matt Todd for Sunday's Ranfurly Shield defence against Otago.

TBHS First XV knock over Christ's

TBHS wing Tevita Eukaliti has too much pace for the defence on his way to scoring in the corner.

Timaru Boys' High School First XV showed too much class in their four tries to one victory over Christ's College.

Hanifin after victory in his 100th match

Timaru City player-coach Ryan Hanifin is set to play his 100th match this weekend.

Timaru City's player-coach Ryan Hanifin is hoping for the perfect gift to celebrate his 100th game this weekend - a win.

Ex-Wallaby back at Crusaders

Crusaders wing Digby Ioane at the team's street parade in Christchurch last week.

He fell back in love with rugby playing for the Crusaders this year, so Digby Ioane returns.

Timaru Boys' after College scalp

Timaru Boys' will be hoping for a big performance from Maka Mafileo against Christ's College. Here he is in action ...

The Timaru Boys' High first XV are heading to Christchurch hoping to knock over Christ's College.

Aoraki Eels out to surprise Titans

Aoraki Eels players Nate Robinson, Tyrone Hill and Josh Craig-Bradley are ready to go ahead of their South Island ...

Newcomers Aoraki have taken a step up to the South Island competition.

Tight calls in hockey semifinals

Hearts' Andrew Ross steals the ball off Temuka's David Robertson earlier this season. The pair will be key players in ...

Either Temuka or Northern Hearts will be planning for next season after they clash in a major semifinal on Saturday.

Canterbury expecting 'full-blooded' match

Canterbury coach Glenn Delaney speaks to media after his team's training session in Christchurch on Wednesday.

Canterbury and Tasman are mates off the pitch, but things could get heated between 'enemies' in Nelson on Friday night.

Stratford solely coaching this season

Pleasant Point netball coach Andrea Stratford giving her team some advice at halftime earlier this season.

Pleasant Point netball coach Andrea Stratford is enjoying her stint as coach but is also missing being on court.

Tessier grabs third hole-in-one

Marcus Tessier was representing South Caterbury in a golf match against Mid Canterbury when he hit a hole-in-one on the ...

Pleasant Point's Marcus Tessier hit his third hole-in-one last weekend but in the context of his match it came a hole too late.

Walsh to face shot put arch-rival

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Kiwi world champion to resume his rivalry with Olympic champion Ryan Crouser at the Diamond League finale.

Defence secures Mackenzie top spot

Mackenzie's Codi Lilley, right, was one of the teams best in their victory over Pleasant Point. Here she is in action ...

Mackenzie did enough to secure top spot in their win over Pleasant Point.

Canterbury near full-strength

Canterbury coach Glenn Delaney, left, and captain Luke Whitelock at training at Rugby Park on Wednesday.

First-year Canterbury coach Glenn Delaney has named a team stacked with Super Rugby players for their opening Mitre 10 Cup clash.

'Easy' decision to join Crusaders

Tom Sanders trains with Canterbury in Christchurch on Wednesday.

Former Chief Tom Sanders didn't need much convincing to return home to play for the Crusaders.

Meet Canterbury's newest No 10

Brett Cameron

Canterbury is renowned for rolling out quality first-five eighths, so is Brett Cameron the next star to make his name with the red and blacks?

Karton back on top

Backmarkers Chris Karton, Tim Rush and Bailey O'Donnell begin Cycling Timaru's Gorge Grand Prix race from the Fairview Hall.

Chris Karton rediscovered winning form to take out Cycling Timaru's prestigious Gorge Grand Prix on Saturday.

ABs bolster Crusaders in 2018

Sam Whitelock (left) and Kieran Read reflect on the Crusaders' 25-17 win over the Lions in the Super Rugby final. Both ...

Twelve All Blacks will return to help the Super Rugby champions defend their crown next year.

West Coast chasing Corey Flynn

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Corey Flynn (left) and Andrew Hore
All Blacks training ahead of their World Cup ...

Hooker Corey Flynn could soon join the ranks of former All Blacks playing in the Heartland Championship this season.

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