Sport

Sprinter dominating province

By the time you have finished reading this sentence, Schuyler Orr has run around the block. Twice. The Waitaki Boys' High School year 13...

Coaches rate their Shield chances

Club rugby season is nearly upon us. Hayden Meikle catches up with coaches of the six Citizens Shield teams to see how their preparations...

Pair strike gold in Rotorua

Mannix Fraser led the way for the Oamaru team at the New Zealand division two swimming championships in Rotorua recently. Fraser (13 years boys) won...

Our swimmers book tickets to Wellington

Eight swimmers, one dream. The cream of Oamaru swimming will be chasing medals at the New Zealand age group championships in Wellington next week. The talented...

Tainui returns to turf for first season game

The Tainui hockey team has its first chance to see some action on the turf this weekend. A team has two games at the annual...

Pair’s commitment to sport rewarded

Two of North Otago cricket's brightest prospects had a special delivery this week. St Kevin's College year 9 pupils Lachlan Brookes and Jack Cameron were...

Junior multisporters have wonderful time

The depth of multisport talent in North Otago was highlighted at a reborn junior event at Oamaru Intermediate School last Thursday. More than 50 youngsters...

Clubs set for memorial game

Kurow and Mackenzie rugby players will again honour the memory of their fallen comrade next weekend. The country clubs – at both senior and senior...

Milestone to be marked

The Union Rugby Club's rich history will be celebrated in June. Union was formed in 1956, when the Ngapara and Tokarahi-Duntroon clubs combined. The amalgamation came...

Pork feet, olives, tapas and rugby

Former North Otago hooker Sam Sturgess is enjoying his rugby OE – but he is not in one of the usual places. Sturgess is...

Final shaping up as classic battle

The North Otago cricket final again comes down to a boys v men clash. Waitaki Boys' High School seeks a second straight Borton Cup,...

Multisporters take on harbour course

It was lycra galore at the Oamaru Harbour on Sunday for the 33rd annual Oamaru triathlon. A large field of nearly 200 competitors swam, biked...

400 senior wickets and still going strong

Paul Johnston is almost part of the furniture at the Union Cricket Club. The veteran spin bowler claimed his 400th senior wicket this season,...

Robinson picks up seven golds at Otago juniors

Rising star Jacob Robinson headlined an outstanding effort from the North Otago squad at the Otago junior athletics championships in Dunedin at the weekend. Robinson...

Creedy takes five-for, including hat trick

Hayden Creedy powered Waitaki Boys' High School to the Borton Cup minor premiership with a stunning bowling performance in the final round on Saturday. Creedy...
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