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South Canterbury's aerobics take national crowns

South Canterbury's winning aerobics team from left, Zoe Harding, Caitlin Buckley, Tegan Buckley, Brenna Turnbull, and ...

It's only been seven months since they took up the sport but it hasn't stopped South Canterbury's aerobics crew from picking up national titles.

Lash pivotal for Buller

First five James Lash has broken all kinds of records in his short time with Buller.

James Lash will hold the key if Buller are to make the Meads Cup final forthe second year running.

Anderson joint 'player of the year'

Canterbury second five Lucy Anderson charges at the Wellington opposition during the Farah Palmer Cup match.

Former Craighead rugby player Lucy Anderson was named the joint winner of Canterbury Rugby's women's 'player of the year'. 

South Canty pair claim South Island titles

Hayden Jefferson of Timaru Boys' on his way to winning the boys' South Island under-17 cross-country title.

Hayden Jefferson and Kate Brown were the South Canterbury standouts at the South Island secondary schools mountainbiking championships.

Full strength South Canterbury for semi

Fullback Liam Edwards could prove a trump card against Wanganui.

South Canterbury's horror injury run in the Heartland Championship could be coming right at the perfect time.

Millar shows promise in first season as triathlete

Jared Millar has had a successful first season as a triathlete.

Jared Millar has a busy few months ahead in the triathlon circles after a good first year in the sport.

South Canterbury dominate indoor event

Dale Christoffersen proved the man to beat  at 
 the Southern Open indoor speed skating championships in Timaru.

A great days speed skating at Southern Open speed skating championships,

Archbold lands new contract

Shane Archbold will ride for Irish Pro Continental team Aqua Blue Sport in 2018, after a horror run of injuries.

Timaru pro cyclist Shane Archbold will be back riding in Europe next year after signing with a new team.

Carter brothers shine at Levels Raceway

Mark Taylor and Vaughan Moloney in their Honda Integra at Levels Speedway on Saturday were the best placed of the Timaru ...

Dwayne and Matt Carter outclassed the field to win the three-hour endurance race at Levels.

Enari's season over

Halfback Ere Enari, pictured playing Otago earlier this season, broke his leg against Auckland last Friday night.

Ere Enari had surgery to repair his broken leg on Saturday, but Canterbury have depth to cover the blow.

Defending champions scrape into Meads Cup

After a nervous wait Wanganui grabbed fourth spot in the Heartland Championships

Wanganui make Meads Cup semis after calculators called on.

South Canterbury finish in top spot

South Canterbury second five Loni Toumohuni capped off a fine performance against East Coast with three tries.

Top-of-the-table South Canterbury will host a Meads Cup semifinal against the defending champions.

Point and Temuka smash way to victories

Tom Costley for Pleasant Point connects with the ball while Timaru wicketkeeper Sasindu Nanayakkara looks on during ...

There were runs aplenty in the latest round of the South Canterbury club cricket competition as seven batsmen scored half centuries.

Cantabs beat hapless Auckland

Canterbury congratulate wing Braydon Ennor, centre, after his early try against Auckland on Friday night.

Canterbury beat Auckland to send the former powerhouse province to the brink of relegation.

Three generations in three-hour race

Rod, left, Andy and Hunter McElrea are competing in the three-hour endurance race this weekend and in doing so will ...

Father, son and grandson rev their engines at South Island Endurance Series final.

Quick Smash competition for women being formed

Isobel McKnight, left, and Ash Mortimer are excited for the new women's quick smash competition starting on Monday nights.

Eight-a-side women's cricket with a focus on fun is to be launched on Mondays at Ashbury Park.

Under strength SC to take on East Coast

Mathew Fetu is back starting at prop this weekend.

A loan-less South Canterbury should have no problems dispatching East Coast on Saturday to finish top of the Heartland Championship. 

Begg receives two life memberships

Effervescent speed skating coach Bill Begg would love to see another world champion come from Timaru.

Kiwi speed skating guru Bill Begg has honoured with two life memberships within a week.

Whitelock returns

Canterbury captain Luke Whitelock has missed the past four games with a knee injury.

Captain Luke Whitelock back from knee injury in time to help the red and blacks lock up a home semifinal.

Cup week target

Riccarton trainer Lance Robinson is hoping to dive Boots 'N' All into the Coupland's Bakeries Mile.

Expectations are not high on Friday but there are big plans on the horizon for Boots 'N' All.

Thomson shows way with 55m strike

Ben Thomson kicks at goal during the South Canterbury Rugby Union's under-18 super boot competition at Alpine Energy ...

Monster effort earns Roncalli College pupil the super boot award.

Meads Cup semifinal places on the line

South Canterbury coach Barry Matthews can breath easy with one round left in the Heartland Championship having already ...

The winner between Wanganui and North Otago will take last Meads Cup semi-final spot.

Taylor stars in the pool at shortcourse nationals

Swim Timaru's Riley Taylor has been included in the national development squad.

Swim Timaru's Riley Taylor could find himself in line to attend the Junior Pan Pacific championships in 2018 if his times continue to improve in the water.

Baikie boards way to big season

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Zak Baikie claimed top junior snowboarder at the Cardrona junior nationals last week.

South Canterbury teams secure bronze

Alice Ritchie in action for South Canterbury at the national under-15 hockey championship in Timaru.

The recent national under-15 hockey championships showed South Canterbury hockey is headng in the right direction.

Izzy razor sharp as South Canterbury start well

The Hatch Cup team has made a great start to their tournament in Auckland winning their opening three games.

Izzy Sharp has shown her goal scoring abilities as South Canterbury started the Collier Trophy in superb fashion.

Walsh faces big game with North Otago

North Otago head coach Nigel Walsh will have to bring out all his tricks to beat Wanganui to make the Meads Cup semis.

North Otago coach Nigel Walsh is facing his fourth 'test' in a row.

Endurance series goes down to wire at Levels

Chris and Johnny Small race in the South Island Endurance Series at Ruapuna

The two South Island Endurance Series titles are wide open in the finale at Levels on Saturday.

Skating boosted by Youth Olympics inclusion

New Zealand coach Bill Begg is delighted that speed skating has been included in the Youth Olympics.

Youth Olympics are a big opportunity for South Canterbury's best teenage skaters.

First ball of season breaks hand

Canterbury cricket captain Andrew Ellis is expected to miss the start of the summer with a broken left hand.

Canterbury cricket skipper Andrew Ellis left with a broken carpal bone, but there is a silver lining.

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