Sport

Semis both too close to call

The points table suggests this weekend's Citizens Shield semifinals will be one-way traffic. But you don't play rugby games on paper. Hayden Meiklelooks ahead...

Semifinal race one of the best

THE WRAP Talk about a photo finish. When there is one – ONE – point between third and the wooden spoon, you know a competition is...

Third place likely for North Otago after loss

North Otago put up a decent fight but ran out of steam in its latest game in the Otago premier women's rugby competition. A...

Time with Valley great experience

Dan Lewis has had quite an impact on North Otago club rugby since joining Valley in the second round. The talented English first five-eighth...

Football appeals to competitive nature

As long as his team is doing well, Meadowbank United's Reece Curle is not too concerned about his own form. Curle, a left back in...

Under-19 team sets platform to build on

Abbey McKenzie is keen for the North Otago under-19 netball team to have another crack at one of the toughest tournaments in New Zealand. North...

Hollow feeling now but not all lost for clubs

The premier club rugby season is over for Maheno (fifth) and Athletic Marist (sixth), both falling short of the semifinals by a single, agonising...

Sticking with Tainui

Hockey player Greg Webster is enjoying being back in North Otago, and hopes to help Tainui have a strong finish to the season. He...

Following the lure of women’s rugby

Rugby is an addiction of sorts for Portugal's Catarina Antunes, who has been plying her trade with the North Otago women's side over the...

‘Upsets’ on day of the underdogs

THE WRAP Holy smokes. Two "upsets" made it another intriguing round of the Citizens Shield, and maintained this extraordinarily tight race to the semifinals that seemed...

Women’s rugby development encourages officials

Girls' and women's rugby is growing in North Otago, and those involved with the game are keen to see that trend continue. More than a...

Waitaki Girls’ electric on court

Waitaki Girls' High School eased into the school holidays with a pair of solid wins in premier club netball on Saturday. Waitaki Girls' Wildfire produced a...

Caitlin on cloud nine

Young Oamaru trampolinist Caitlin Middlemiss has put in the hard yards over the past several months – and her effort has paid off. The 16-year-old...

Netballers ready for big week

Abbey McKenzie is aware of the giant challenge that awaits the North Otago under-19 netball team – and she wants her players to embrace...

McIntosh setting high goals for her future

When Sarah McIntosh takes her position on the hockey turf, she is in a world of her own – and she wouldn't want it...
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