Sunday, February 18, 2018

Milligan has sights on Toyota 86 championship

Prebbleton driver Jack Milligan has the Toyota 86 Championship title in his sights after extending his championship lead in the penultimate round at the weekend.

Another Stroud steps up

Georgia Stroud is continuing her family’s sporting legacy by performing at a high level on three different fronts.

Former Papanui league prop makes finals in NZRL awards

Former Papanui Tigers prop Seth Tauamiti has been nominated for 18s player of the year by New Zealand Rugby League.

Brettkelly one step away from NZ Open birth

Hororata Golf Club's Dominic Brettkelly is just one step away from a spot in the New Zealand Open after victory at a qualifying event in Christchurch last week.

Linwood Kea volunteer finalist for NZRL awards

Almost three years after her husband's tragic death on a league training field, Jasmine Tuli is a finalist as female volunteer of the year in the New Zealand Rugby league awards.

Women’s T20 competition heats up at Lincoln Univeristy

The Women's Twenty20 Competition is getting down the business end at Lincoln University this week. We went to check out some of the action this morning before a champion is crowned on Sunday.

Watch: Can you become a pro wrestler in 40 minutes? We...

Pro wrestling... How hard can it be? We sent Gordo down for a workout with a couple of wrestlers from Ultimate Championship Wrestling. Find out how much a reporter can learn in 40 minutes before making a pro wrestling debut.

Weedons edge Darfield-South Malvern in nail-biter

Weedons edged Darfield-South Malvern in a nail-biting final over winning the match with four balls to spare in the country premier one day competition.

Skope Classic brings the legends back to Ruapuna

The 27th Skope Classic takes place at Ruapuna this weekend. The annual event is the biggest on the Canterbury Car Club's calendar and this year's field as big as ever.

Stuck truck? Give these guys a call

A truck was lucky two All Blacks were nearby when it got stuck on a hill on the West Coast. 

Keeper’s miraculous save

Coey Turipa single-handedly kept the Canterbury United Dragons in the race for top spot in the ISPS Handa Premiership with a last-minute, world-class save at English Park on Sunday.

Watch: Tennis NZ hope to spot a future star at national...

The national 12 and under national championships finished at Wilding Park yesterday. Tennis NZ high performance director Simon Rea was on hand to witness an all Canterbury boys singles final, hoping to spot a future star.

Selwyn side re-focus on one-day competition

It was a torrid weekend for Selwyn clubs in the Canterbury country twenty20 tournament at Mandeville Sports Centre on Saturday.

Milligan takes 86 lead; Ransley crashes out

Prebbleton drivers Jack Milligan and Jaden Ransley were at opposite ends of the spectrum during the latest round of the Toyota 86 Championship in Invercargill.

Miya doesn’t drop a shot on way to U19 title

Russley’s Hiroki Miya did not drop a shot when he powered his way past 108 of the country’s top young golfers to win the North Island under-19 championship in Hamilton at the weekend.

Gordo tests out some of Canterbury’s top bowlers

Woolston Park Bowling Club will hosts the Bowls Canterbury finals weekend starting tomorrow. We sent Gordo down today as some of the finalists got adjusted to the roll of the green.

Watch: Top tennis juniors assemble at Wilding Park

The country's top 14U and 12U tennis players are competing for national titles as well a provincial honours in the annual junior teams event. We went down to see some of the future stars in action.

Surfing family swoop medals at nationals

It was a family vacation which turned into a national medal haul for Donna Henderson, Ava Henderson and Estella Hungerford at the national surf championships in Gisborne last week.

Watch: Polo returns to Hagley Park

South Hagley Park this Sunday is the venue for the Armstrong Prestige Hagley Park Polo event.

Olympic swimmer calls it quits at 23

Christchurch swimmer Matt Hutchins has announced his retirement from the sport just five months after representing New Zealand and the Olympics.