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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.

Parker off to International Rugby Academy

Roncalli College's emerging rugby star Marika Parker is off to International Rugby Academy in Palmerston North.

Timaru 15-year-old Marika Parker has got his first big break in rugby but need a hand.

Temuka and Cambridge want top spot

Matt McAtamney will be a key player for Cambridge in the coming weeks.

Cambridge or Temuka look set to claim top spot in the men's division one competition.

Kick in guts lifting Highlanders

Highlanders halfback Aaron Smith is refreshed after sitting out last week's game against the Reds.

Aaron Smith got a tiny piece of Mitch Hunt's last-gasp drop goal. This time he wants to charge it down.

Life member to face judicial committee

Don Garland believes he has done nothing wrong and there is a "witch hunt" against him by members of the South ...

Life member Don Garland rejects that he had done anything wrong.

Kris rushes home fastest

Cycling - The 104th Tour de France cycling race - The 213.5-km Stage 7 from Troyes to Nuits-Saint-Georges, France - July ...

Kris Rush turned the tables on his brother to win Saturday's A grade Cycling Timaru race.

Young basketballers hoping to excite

Jorja Miller, Amber Kennedy and Hannah Soper have all been named in the Mid-South Canterbury under-15 girls' basketball ...

South Canterbury trio Jorja MIller, Amber Kennedy and Hannah Soper are hoping to impress at the national tournament in Dunedin.

Swimmers Taylor and Moore impress

Riley Taylor  was in hot form at the South Island Secondary School Swimming Championship, winning five titles.

Timaru Boys' High School swimmers were in top form at the South Island Secondary School Swimming Championship.

Skaters make marathon top10

Leah McDonald (left) and Ariana Snook (right) impressed in their World Inline Cup marathon debuts in China.

Kiwi junior speed skaters Leah McDonald and Ariana Snook impress against world class competition.

Suddaby strike earns Geraldine vital win

Cambridge's Alex McLean, left, fights Hampstead's Bridget Sheed for the ball.

Geraldine virtually cemented their semifinal spot with a 1-0 win over Hampstead/Collegians.

SC U-18 hockey finish fourth

Tim Sheed was one of South Canterbury's standout players at the tournament..

The South Canterbury boys' claimed a top four finish while Jenna-Rae McIntyre ended the girls' tournament as the top goal scorer.

Temuka and Northern Hearts share spoils

Cambridge striker Matt McAtamney scored two goals in their 3-2 win against Wakanui.

A depleted Cambridge side managed to head to Ashburton and pick up the honours against Wakanui.

Celtic get shot at ninth successive title

Mackenzie's Ryan McNab nabbed two tries in the Hamersley Cup sudden death semi final.

Defending champions Celtic have booked a place in the Hamersley Cup grand final as they attempted to claim their ninth successive title.

West End held to draw by Timaru City

Eddie Iraia led Pleasant Point to their second straight win with a double in an 8-1 rout of Timaru Boys'.

Northern Hearts narrowed West End's lead in the South Canterbury Football League with a 4-1 win over Geraldine.

Canterbury ruin little brothers' chances

Reagan Stevenson of South Canterbury is congratulated by team-mates following his goal during the Canterbury v South ...

South Canterbury's hopes of winning their first national under-18 hockey tournament dashed by a late Canterbury goal.

Aoraki ready for big time

Cody Prosser, 16, and Wlliam Dobbs, 15, are turning out for Otago at the South Island under-17 league tournament.

The next few days are going to be of real significance for Aoraki League, with their under-15 team competing in a tournament for the first time.

Magpies and Rams face-off in sudden death

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It will sudden death for either the Rams or Magpies in the Hamersley Cup.

TBHS quartet make junior Crusaders Knights

Hooker Melvin Pauni move down from Kelston Boys' High School has paid off.

Timaru Boys' High School First XV have supplied four forwards to the Crusaders Junior Knights.

SC U-18 topple Southern to make hockey history

Tim Sheed playing for South Canterbury last month. He netted the winner for the South Canterbury under-18s in hteir ...

South Canterbury scored in extra time to reach the semifinals for the very first time.

Old Boys and Harlequins shine in shortened round

Pareora's Katelyn Millar reaches for the ball while Old Boys defender Kate Shaw looks on.

Old Boys showed how much of a difference a round and a half makes with their win over Pareora.

South Canterbury make final eight

Oli Anderson scored twice for South Canterbury in their 3-3 draw with Thames Valley.

South Canterbury are through to the the top eigt of the national association under-18 boys hockey tournament for just the second time.

South Canterbury U-18 remain unbeaten

Tim Sheed had a strong game against Auckland scoring a superb individual goal.

The South Canterbury under-18 boys team are one game away from qualifying or the quarterfinals of their national tournament.

Ben Smith on track for quarters

Highlanders coach Tony Brown is confident Ben Smith, left, will play in next week's quarterfinal.

The Highlanders should have their star fullback available for the business end of Super Rugby.

Semi-finals still unclear in Citizens Shield

Maheno's flying Irishman Ed O'Keeffe dives in for a try against Valley.

The Citizens Shield playoff picture is still incomplete heading into the final round.

Toumohuni bursts into Form XV

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Waimate second five Loni Toumohuni is the surprise package in the Hamersley Cup Form XV.

Dorgan rugby dynasty continues

Dan Dorgan has been making a big impression in club rugby for Christchurch.

Heartland rugby regular Dan Dorgan is making his mark in Christchurch club rugby.

Drummond's ABs dream

Crusaders halfback Mitchell Drummond gives flatmate and teammate Mitch Hunt some stick during a radio interview.

Performing for the Crusaders is his priority. But like most, Mitchell Drummond's dream to play for the All Blacks still burns.

Weepu signs for Wairarapa Bush

Former All Black Piri Weepu's first game in the Heartland Championship will be against Wanganui on August 26.

Former All Black halfback Piri Weepu follows in Zac Guildford's boot-steps.

Cup dividend doubles up in cycling win

Barry Taylor wins Cycling Timaru race.

A bet on the Melbourne Cup paid off again for Barry Taylor in the latest round of Cycling Timaru's winter season.

McDonald uses half marathon as preparation for China

South Island time trials hosted by the South Canterbury Skating club at Levels Raceway. Pictured are the Juniors before ...

Leah McDonald claimed the South Island half marathon skating event in impressive fashion.

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