Jacob Page

Are coaches keeping up?

Dan Carter

JACOB PAGE - The Timaru Herald

OPINION: Having watched the 2014 Super Rugby final multiple times, it's worth pondering if coaches always make the right calls.

Nice guy gets his moment

shane archbold

OPINION: Shane Archbold's gold medal at the Commonwealth Games was proof nice guys can finish first.

Returning players not always best pick

Cedric Jackson

OPINION: It seems an admission of failure when teams bring back players they had once let go.

Germans look hotshots

Germany team

OPINION: This has been the best football World Cup I have witnessed.

Hard to keep old warhorse looking new

Motorsport generic

OPINION: These are challenging times for the South Canterbury Car Club, writes Jacob Page.

Lifting standards the way to go

Canterbury Kings

JACOB PAGE - The Timaru Herald

OPINION: Canterbury Cricket's decision to ditch the Wizards name and the red and black colours is one of the most ridiculous ideas conjured up.

No loyalty ahead of logic

Steve Hansen

OPINION: The lack of All Blacks dominance over England in the first two June tests has to be a concern.

Whistle blown on proposal

mark med

OPINION: Thank goodness the 18-month long combined South Canterbury rugby and cricket saga is over.

Americans know how to treat fans

OPINION: It takes all sorts to make a fan base and that's the joy of going to love sport.

Craighead's fall inevitable

barry tucker

OPINION: It's hard not to feel sympathy toward the Craighead premier netball team of 2014.

Read's concussion problems

Kieran Read

OPINION: It seems like Kieran Read's chances of being the next All Blacks captain get slimmer with each passing week.

Winter codes buck tradition

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OPINION: It has been refreshing to see almost all of the South Canterbury senior sports competitions being so unpredictable this year.

Time to put sex tape saga to bed

Konrad Hurrell

OPINION: A $5000 fine for Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell's seven-second "sex tape" seems a bit harsh.

Time for Sky to stop reruns

tv remote

OPINION: It's time Sky Television started to get serious about live sport during the working week.

Time to try new approach

Matt Elliot

OPINION: Sacking Warriors coach Matt Elliott five games into the season illustrates exactly why the Kiwi club has never been a consistent force in the NRL.

To the hunter the spoils

Tom Walsh

OPINION: I never expected Tom Walsh to be achieving what he is right now in the shot put world.

Ice spectacle more frenzied than rugby

Ice Hockey

OPINION: Ice hockey in Canada is far bigger than rugby in New Zealand.

Can the Crusaders climb out of the cellar?

rugby ball generic

OPINION: It seems too easy to heap all the blame onto coach Todd Blackadder for the Crusaders’ underwhelming start to the season.

Off to see the Wizards

cricket ball

OPINION: Turn up to the cricket tomorrow or I doubt it will be back.

Benji shouldn't be at first-five

Benji Marshall

OPINION: Apparently, Benji Marshall's debut at No 10 for the Blues last weekend got a pass mark - I'm still sceptical.

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