Sport

Kitto shows how it’s done

A fine all-round performance by Scott Kitto spurred Waitaki Boys' High School to a tight win over Albion in the second round of the...

North Otago rallies for the win

Mostert and a three-wicket haul by Stephan Grobler helped North Otago to a comfortable win over rival South Canterbury in a Hawke Cup warm-up...

Levi breaks long-standing records at Cromwell meet

Not content with breaking a 23-year-old swimming record, Oamaru's Levi Heffernan thought he might as well go ahead and break a few more. The 11-year-old...

Looking back, going forward: season in review

The North Otago rugby coaches and players are under the microscope following a couple of average seasons in the Heartland Championship. But what is...

Karate kids win gold

Young Oamaru martial artists Quinn and Camden Burge are no strangers to success. While most children their age enjoyed a relaxing Labour Weekend, the brothers...

Matthews’ future far from decided

Barry Matthews might coach North Otago again. But he might coach South Canterbury again. Or he might just settle for the Union under-9s. Matthews, the...

Borton Cup getting under way

Yes, yes, well spotted – club cricket season started three weeks ago and the Oamaru Mail is only now doing a season preview. Better...

Rush conquers marathon ride

Tim Rush has completed yet another achievement in an extraordinary career. The Oamaru cyclist flew to victory in the Whaka 100 mountain bike marathon in...

Matthews has eyes on Meads Cup breakthrough

Well, North Otago rugby fans, it is time to grit your teeth and wish one of your most popular figures the best of luck...

Walsh reflects on frustrating year

Nigel Walsh wants to spend some time with his family and let a review of a disappointing North Otago rugby campaign run its course...

A season that never got going

Four wins out of nine. No Meads Cup playoff. An overall sense of mediocrity. This year felt eerily similar to last year for the...

Inspirational prop leads from front

Ralphie Darling – the man, the myth, the legend. North Otago rugby's favourite son is in the spotlight this week as he prepares to...

Old Golds chasing home final

Time to rescue a forgettable season. North Otago completed step one of three in the pursuit of that goal with a dominant 24-0 win over...

Smith, McLachlan shine with centuries

Two sparkling centuries lit up the third and fourth rounds of the Dick Hunt Trophy. Oamaru star Craig Smith and in-form Valley batsman Nathan McLachlan...

Fine performances by swimmers

Jorgia McDiarmid-Jones and Rhys Charles were among the leading Oamaru swimmers at the New Zealand short-course championships in Auckland last week. The pair each had...
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