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Hugely significant win for Valley

THE WRAP Two semi-thrillers and yet another bonus-point win for the runaway Citizens Shield leader. The game of the round was at Whitestone Contracting Stadium, where...

St Kevin’s on top in thriller

Dynamic midcourter Whitney Cleveland and tireless defender Hannah Cunningham inspired St Kevin's College A to a thrilling 25-24 win over Maheno in the second...

Confidence key for Meadowbank

Meadowbank United is in a prime spot to claim the reserve grade title following the end of the first round of the South Canterbury football...

Waitaki holds early edge

Waitaki Boys' High School claimed early bragging rights in Oamaru schools rugby with a 29-6 win over St Kevin's College in the Otago First...

Leaders made to work for win

THE WRAP Three good, competitive games to highlight the fact the Citizens Shield is far from a one-horse race, despite Old Boys' lofty position at...

Lack of fitness costs Tainui

Coaches often say the score does not reflect the game, but Jared Ovens is adamant that was the case with Tainui's loss to Cambridge...

Fifita named in NZ U16 select basketball team

A rising star of North Otago basketball has ticked off another major achievement. Nale Fifita, the wildly talented Waitaki Boys' High School pupil, has been...

Swain topples NZ No 1 to claim Whitestone title

Southland's Shannon Swain toppled New Zealand No 1 Mark Canovan to claim the Whitestone City Classic snooker title at the Oamaru club at the...

Court heats up as shooters go goal for goal

Maheno celebrated its return to the premier club netball ranks with a stunning finish to clinch a 29-29 draw with Waitaki Girls' High School...

Return to three rugby divisions sought

A return to the glory days of three divisions in the national provincial rugby championship? Colin Jackson believes that is more than just a pipe...

Enjoying being part of a team

Two years ago, Mike Lawrence was rowing against Olympic gold medallist Mahe Drysdale. He now finds himself playing club rugby on the other side...

North Otago XV to play RAF rugby team

They probably won't fly themselves to the game but some interesting rugby players will appear in a clash in Oamaru next month. A Royal Air...

Old Boys nine points clear on table

THE WRAP A couple of fairly even clashes and yet another runaway win for in-form Old Boys. Valley, having a quietly impressive start to the season,...

Old Boys have 10 players in North Otago squad

Some interesting newcomers feature in the first North Otago rugby squad of the season. Coaches Nigel Walsh and Jason Forrest have named an initial squad...

North Otago shows early potential

The North Otago women's rugby team showed plenty of potential in its opening competitive game of the season at the weekend. Pirates, the powerhouse Dunedin...
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