Sport

ORC crews rewarded for their hard work

The Oamaru Rowing Club is celebrating a successful Canterbury Championships. Members of the 30-member squad reached 12 A finals and three B finals, and picked...

Drew becomes highest scorer

Duncan Drew was more worried about getting off the mark than setting any records against Mid Canterbury last weekend. But following a first-innings duck, the...

Big field and top names boost Open

Some of Otago's top tennis talent lit up the North Otago Open in Oamaru last weekend as the tournament celebrated its biggest field in...

Side holds its own in tough contest

North Otago's young cricketers capped off a tough South Island Primary Schools Tournament with a nail-biting win against West Coast in its final game...

Asi has unfulfilled local dreams

He was born in Tonga, went to school in Dunedin and plays rugby for Manawatu, but if anyone asks Sione Asi where he is...

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...
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