Sport

Clubs set for exciting start to season

The North Otago netball season makes a welcome return tomorrow. Rebecca Ryan and Kayla Hodge check in with the clubs battling it out for...

Superior effort from Excelsior

Depth off the bench played a big part in helping Excelsior to its first win on Saturday. Blues beat Athletic Marist 29-19 in the "battle...

Teams battle for premier places

North Otago netball teams will all be fighting to keep their spots tomorrow, when the netball season gets under way with the first of...

After switching sports, changing country was next

As the North Otago Rugby Union's connection to the Cook Islands continues to grow, more players are taking up opportunities in Oamaru. This week,...

Milestone for Wahine

Cheyenne Cunningham does not shy away from a challenge. The Waitaki Wahine captain, who became the first person to play 50 games for the...

Scary at the time but Phipps has no regrets

It was an introduction to North Otago rugby like no other. Kayla Hodge chats to England's Josh Phipps about the year that was. Josh Phipps...

Public urged to show bright colours in walk for hospice

A rainbow of colour will be sprinkled along some of Oamaru's walkways tomorrow. Snap Fitness Oamaru is hosting Walk for Hospice - a 6km walk...

Gritty Kurow claims upset of round

Country clubs could be the ones to beat again this season. Maheno and Kurow both produced solid performances to beat their town rivals in the...

Wahine starting to show signs of true potential

Signs of the Waitaki Wahine's potential are starting to shine through. While the North Otago women's side lost to Pirates 41-24 at Whitestone Contracting Stadium...

No favourite emerges after 1st round

Two tight tussles and one big blow out - who will claim this year's Citizens Shield is anybody's guess. Saturday was opening day of the...

Lightweight rower makes NZ heavyweight team

Nobody can accuse Logan Docherty of not pulling his weight. The Oamaru lightweight rower has been selected for the New Zealand under-21 heavyweight quadruple sculls...

First football festival a winner

An idea Football Waitaki sat on for a number of years has been hailed a success by its organisers. The organisation hosted the first Waitaki...

Multisport event comes up trumps

If every cloud has a silver lining, organisers of the Whitehorse Big Easy certainly found theirs on Sunday. The annual Waimate multisport event was all...

Kurow strip turns back the years

It has been a busy few weeks for the Kurow Rugby Club and it is only about to get busier. The country club has played...

Youth rep takes on dual role

A national youth sporting representative has been given the opportunity to give back to the North Otago community in more ways than one. Ethan Booth...
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