Sport

Duo excited about heading overseas

Two young North Otago squash champions will soon represent New Zealand at tournaments in North America. Keidah Bungard (18) and Connor Bolitho (17) will travel...

Cricket on backburner for Grobler

Stephan Grobler's adult life has revolved around cricket – but now his family and an exciting new job come first. The 36-year-old all-rounder still...

Retiring batsman analyses innings

It is time to celebrate one of the great innings in North Otago sport. Duncan Drew is retiring from representative cricket after 89 games,...

Opportunity knocks; who will answer?

Opportunity is the word for a fair chunk of the North Otago squad as it prepares for another representative cricket season. Indeed, if North Otago...

Heartland trip savoured

North Otago's burly boys enjoyed their time with the New Zealand Heartland XV. Old Golds front-rowers Ralph Darling and Meli Kolinisau helped the Heartland XV...

Smith pulls stumps on career

Craig Smith has some sad news and some great news. The sad news is the classy all-rounder has played his last game of cricket for...

Success for North Otago pupils

North Otago pupils took home a swag of prizes from the Aoraki Secondary School Sports Awards, which were held in Timaru last Friday. Waitaki Boys'...

Kitto shows how it’s done

A fine all-round performance by Scott Kitto spurred Waitaki Boys' High School to a tight win over Albion in the second round of the...

North Otago rallies for the win

Mostert and a three-wicket haul by Stephan Grobler helped North Otago to a comfortable win over rival South Canterbury in a Hawke Cup warm-up...

Levi breaks long-standing records at Cromwell meet

Not content with breaking a 23-year-old swimming record, Oamaru's Levi Heffernan thought he might as well go ahead and break a few more. The 11-year-old...

Looking back, going forward: season in review

The North Otago rugby coaches and players are under the microscope following a couple of average seasons in the Heartland Championship. But what is...

Karate kids win gold

Young Oamaru martial artists Quinn and Camden Burge are no strangers to success. While most children their age enjoyed a relaxing Labour Weekend, the brothers...

Matthews’ future far from decided

Barry Matthews might coach North Otago again. But he might coach South Canterbury again. Or he might just settle for the Union under-9s. Matthews, the...

Borton Cup getting under way

Yes, yes, well spotted – club cricket season started three weeks ago and the Oamaru Mail is only now doing a season preview. Better...

Rush conquers marathon ride

Tim Rush has completed yet another achievement in an extraordinary career. The Oamaru cyclist flew to victory in the Whaka 100 mountain bike marathon in...
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