Sport

Tatupu loving his rugby, work, the town

North Otago and Maheno midfielder Sam Tatupu is looking to make his mark in the Heartland Championship. He talks to Oamaru Mail reporter Gus...

Lessons from loss

North Otago Development was beaten by South Canterbury Development 13-3 in Oamaru last Saturday. In miserable conditions at Whitestone Contracting Stadium,the scores were tied 3-3...

Challenge of refereeing appeals

It is often said refereeing is the loneliest job in sport. So it is lucky for Nick Webster he has a good crew to look...

Record entries for squash tournament

This year's Oamaru Squash and Badminton Club open squash tournament has attracted a record number of entries. Starting today, more than 100 players – 50...

Canoe polo champs back next year

Last weekend, the Waitaki Aquatic Centre hosted more than 500 competitors and their supporters – from as far away as Nelson and Invercargill –...

Albion set to celebrate centenary

The Albion Cricket Club is 100 not out. In October, it will celebrate 100 years since it formed as a Saturday cricket club, based in...

Pressure tells on North Otago

North Otago let leads against Mid and South Canterbury slip away at the Hanan Shield tournament in Waimate on Sunday. The defending champion lost to...

Meadowbank hopes dashed by West End

Heading into Saturday's game at the top of the table, Meadowbank United only needed a win or draw to become second division league champion. But...

‘Good mates’ recall day of glory

Watching North Otago challenge Otago for the Ranfurly Shield last Friday stirred memories of one of the union's most famous days. Bill Pile, Neville Gard,...

Crunch few days for Tainui

It is do or die for the Tainui senior men's hockey team as it reaches the business end of the season. Tainui is last in...

Title well within Oamaru team’s grasp

Meadowbank United is just a win away from sealing the South Canterbury second division title. Even a draw would do. Meadowbank United plays the West End...

Curbing emotion key to achieving dream

North Otago coach Jason Forrest is asking the public to join him in "daring to dream". His side faces Otago today to challenge for one...

Maheno wins Citizens Shield

Buoyed by a raucous crowd, Maheno triumphed 18-7 over a gallant Old Boys to win the 2019 Citizens Shield on Saturday. The first half was...

Steven Adams basketball camp an opportunity

Not many high school basketballers can say they were assisted by Steven Adams. But when Adams drove to the basket and found Jack Andrew (17)...

Off to Okinawa to spiritual home of karate

From Oamaru to Okinawa – Peter Newberry is off to the spiritual home of karate. He is visiting the Okinawa Islands, south of Japan, as...
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