Sport

Rush eager for next challenge

Tim Rush must be a glutton for punishment. The talented Oamaru cyclist had barely finished the gruelling Tour of Southland when he started thinking of...

Looking to make best of season Mostert’s record memorable

Frankly speaking, it would be nonsense to expect the king of North Otago cricket to repeat his heroics of last summer. But there is...

Mixed emotions in Old Golds win

Coach Barry Stevens acknowledged some bittersweet feelings after North Otago's golden finish to the season. The Old Golds romped to Lochore Cup victory for the...

Golf club thriving 40 years on

An ambitious plan hatched back in 1976 has become a mainstay of North Otago sport and recreation. The Lower Waitaki Golf Club has celebrated...

Rush pipped in stage but secures series

Oamaru cyclist Tim Rush secured his first Calder Stewart series title on Sunday with a second placing in the gruelling ‘‘hell of the south’’...

Cooper calling time on coaching

After more than 40 years coaching football in various parts of the country and in Australia, Oamaru's Steve Cooper has decided to call time...

Cyclists out to make mark Riders expecting tough start

A group of North Otago cyclists is keen to make an impression at this year’s Tour of Southland, which gets under way in Invercargill...

Club picks up haul of medals, PBs

Oamaru swimmers posted yet another impressive set of numbers at the New Zealand short-course championships in Auckland last week.The club returned with five medals,...

Keepng fit and fitting into the team

It would literally be bad for business if Jared Whitburn lagged behind in a North Otago rugby fitness test. The Old Golds lock has to...

0pen draws Sth Is squash players

North Otago squash stalwart David Laughton came within a whisker of a double at the Excelsior Open and club championships recently. Laughton made the final...

All falls into place for Howard and Blakeley

Oamaru duo Mike Howard and Andy Blakeley have capped their indoor bowls season in the best possible way. They recently won the pairs at the...

Alibion impresses with two big wins

Albion set the tone on the opening day of club cricket with a pair of convincing twenty20 wins on Saturday. A Matt Day six-wicket bag...

Pupils perform well at trapshooting champs

Oamaru pupils performed well at the New Zealand and South Island secondary schools trapshooting championships in Christchurch last week. Jess Fraser (St Kevin's College) enhanced...

Club looking to ‘rejuvenation’ on and off field

The Oamaru Cricket Club is on a big drive to revive its fortunes this summer. It has been a rough few years for the 152-year-old...

Team savours title

Young coach Hamish Robertson hailed the fighting spirit of his boys after a memorable week in Palmerston North. St Kevin's College won a second New...
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