Sport

Tournament chance to pay tribute to mentor

New Zealand lawn bowls singles champion Andrew Kelly will pay tribute to his late mentor Russell "Rusty" MacDonald this weekend. Born and bred in North...

Tight semis expected with teams evenly matched

Valley's two premier netball teams know they are in for two big games in tomorrow's North Otago premier club netball semifinals. "But that's what we...

Never-say-die attitude key for side

North Otago rugby coach Jason Forrest is happy for his young side to be considered the underdog before tomorrow's game against South Canterbury. Many considered...

Team-first ethos key for Ashcroft

Danyon Ashcroft's talent on the basketball court this season has been recognised at a South Island level. The Waitaki Boys' High School year 12 pupil...

Emery shocked but stoked to play for Otago

Levi Emery wants to learn as much as possible in his first year of professional rugby. The former St Kevin's College pupil has been named...

Valley leads standings

Valley Karaka has sewn up top spot for the North Otago premier club netball semifinals. While there is still one round of the regular season...

St Kevin’s netballers stand out

Jasmine Emery and Tegan Souness' talent shone at the Otago Southland secondary schools netball tournament in Invercargill last week The two St Kevin's College year...

U17 team makes nationals

North Otago's under-17 basketball team has clinched the only Otago Southland qualifying spot to advance to the national championship. Usually, the top two under-17 teams...

‘Super shocked’ to make team

The Oamaru Rowing Club is well represented in this year's Otago Interprovincial Team. Oamaru rowers Mark Taylor and Logan Docherty, who are also New Zealand...

Coach proud, despite scoreline

In Ranfurly Shield challenges, history tells us that inspired Heartland sides generally manage to stay in touch for the first half before running out...

Outgoing coach hopes for victory this time

Waimate rugby coach Kilifi Fangupo is hoping third time's a charm tomorrow. Since Fangupo took the reins as coach of the senior Waimate side in...

Sports focus changes to police calling

Mitch McRae loves a challenge. The former top-level triathlete and basketball player is excited about his next one - training to become police officer. Mr McRae...

Memories of Schultz drive the win

Valley club stalwart Cam Schultz was the inspiration for an emotional Citizens Shield victory on Saturday. Schultz, who died last year, was on the mind...

Experienced players provide boost

North Otago's squad for this afternoon's Ranfurly Shield challenge has been bolstered by some experienced players. Despite some earlier uncertainty about their availability, Ralph Darling,...

It’s Maheno v Valley in tomorrow’s tussle for Citizens Shield honours

Whether you are a Maheno fan, a Valley fan or neutral, tomorrow's North Otago premier club rugby final promises to be a great game. Due...
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