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Heartland player trophy high point

Being named Heartland Championship Player of the Year at last week's New Zealand Rugby Awards was the icing on the cake of what has...

Late nominations still welcome

Nominations have closed for the 2019 Network Waitaki Sports Awards - officially, at least. But judge and Waitaki Community Recreation Centre manager Diane Talanoa said...

Medal haul for Waimate cyclists

Last weekend was a golden one for Waimate cyclist Holly Edmondston. The former St Kevin's College pupil nabbed two gold medals at the UCI Track...

Shields leads way in first-innings victory

Jeremiah Shields' maiden ton capped a comprehensive first-innings win for North Otago in its Hawke Cup opener against Otago Country in Alexandra. Batting first on...

Rush, Vink pleased to see off Aussie challenge

There is something special about beating the Aussies. So it proved for Tim Rush who, alongside Christchurch-based cyclist Michael Vink, defended his title at the...

Williamsons big in McIlwrick’s career

What was supposed to be a two-week trip to North Otago for Rory McIlwrick has extended to eight months - and it is not...

‘Pretty happy’ with squad for Hawke Cup

North Otago's Hawke Cup challenge gets under way with a game against Otago Country in Alexandra this weekend. After that, North Otago has to wait...

Superbike champ after hiatus

For Adam Wicks, life is too short to not be racing a motorcycle at almost 200km/h. After a 25-year hiatus from the sport, Wicks (59)...

Union, Oamaru tied for first

Union and Oamaru are tied for first place at the end of the first round of the Borton Cup. Unbeaten Union has a game in...

Stalwart will miss Oamaru

Brian Papps will leave quite the legacy when he moves away from Oamaru. The North Otago sporting historian and former teacher is shifting to Lincoln...

Smith, Clark up for rugby award

North Otago's dominance of Heartland rugby has continued, with Robbie Smith and Josh Clark receiving nominations for the 2019 Heartland player of the year...

Coach wants to inspire kids

North Otago’s Meads Cup success this year means the goal posts have shifted for 2020, Jason Forrest says. Forrest has been appointed as head coach...

Xmas at Races set to be fun

Family days out don’t get much better than Christmas at the Races, Oamaru Harness Racing Club president Dave Heffernan says. The club’s biggest meet of...

Heads down for swimmers over summer

The traditional summer break many enjoy over Christmas doesn’t apply if you’re part of the Oamaru Swim Club. While some young people are planning trips...

Athies already recruiting

As you read this, Graham Pitches could be sliding into the DMs of the next Patrick Pati. Pitches, this year’s Athletic Marist coach, contacted Pati...
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