Sport

Steel has busy weekend schedule in Waitaki visit

North Otago netball fans will be in heaven this weekend. The Southern Steel squad is coming to Oamaru for a jam-packed schedule of training, playing,...

Ironman Allan can sit back now

Oamaru multisporter Dougal Allan may have had a little trouble walking this week, but reckons it's all worth it. Allan, competing in the elite men's...

Oamaru riders perform with credit

Two teams from Oamaru performed with credit in The Pioneer, a seven-day mountain bike race from Christchurch to Queenstown, covering 550km and climbing 15,000m. The...

North Otago players at national touch event

North Otago was well represented at the touch national tournament in Auckland, with four players in three Otago sides at last week's event. Brylee More...

Softballer selected for NZ team

Young Oamaru softballer Josh Eastwood is a rare breed. The 16-year-old was recently selected for the New Zealand under-17 softball team, which will tour the United...

Mostert century shows the way

North Otago will go into its final Hawke Cup clash of the season against Southland full of confidence after securing a comprehensive outright win...

Aiming for the top

Union all-rounder Blake James is another of the young crop of North Otago cricketers making a name for themselves. The Otago under-17 and under-19...

Top sports people battle it out for awards

  Waitaki's sporting finest will be revealed at next month's Waitaki Sports Awards, with several categories offering up some intriguing battles for top honours. The finalists...

Fitness no issue ahead of champs

Oamaru rower Jared Brenssell is confident the Oamaru Rowing Club's squad for next week's New Zealand rowing championships will be fighting fit, after illness...

Tokarahi course fit for legends

Golf professionals from throughout Australia and New Zealand are making a beeline for the backblocks of North Otago. The Tokarahi Golf Club, 40km inland from...

Bright future in rugby or cricket

What is in the water at North Otago cricket? First came Nathan Smith, who made his debut for the Otago Volts while still at...

Star crew battles illness to win bronze

Oamaru's star crew was forced to settle for bronze at the South Island championships on Lake Ruataniwha at the weekend after battling illness. The men's...

Preparing for testing race

Oamaru riders Tim and Kris Rush are under no illusions about how tough the Pioneer mountain bike race through the Southern Alps is going...

Mostert carries the day

The king does it again. Francois Mostert ensured Valley would retain the Dick Hunt Trophy with a sparkling all-round display in the final against Albion...

Selecting next-best thing to playing

Q: How does it feel to be a national selector? I actually thought I might have been a little bit out of my depth when...
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