Friday, April 27, 2018

Botherway finally wins grass kart title

Dunsandel teen racer Kane Botherway has won a New Zealand grass kart title after coming close on three previous occasions.

Waihora dominate Ohoka

Five teams remain unbeaten in the combined country rugby competition following three rounds of play.

World championship medal for Sumner runner

Sumner’s Sofia Kennedy helped the New Zealand girls team to a bronze medal finish at the ISF World Championship Cross Country in Paris.

Clarke selected for NZ team

A Taylors Mistake teenage surf lifesaver has been selected in the 10-strong New Zealand team to compete at the Sanyo Cup in Japan.

Former All Black Fergie McCormick dies aged 78

Former All Blacks fullback Fergie McCormick has died this morning in Christchurch Hospital.

Bays bounce back to win Hurley Shield

Ferrymead Bays bounced back from a defeat to rivals Cashmere Technical to win the Hurley Shield from Coastal Spirit on Monday.

Anything goes at Golden Oldies

We sent a reporter to Hagley Park get check out the Golden Oldies netball and he quickly found himself in quite a pickle.

Rugby legend seriously ill

Friends of the former All Blacks and Canterbury fullback have told the Selwyn Times his condition is serious but he is remaining upbeat.

Watch: Christchurch’s pole dancing queen

Oliva Andersen was recently crowned Miss Pole Dance New Zealand. The sport has seen a massive growth in popularity since she took up pole seven years ago. We sent Gordo down to catch up with our national champion and see if he could master the craft.

Sefton and Cheviot to play final

Defending champions Sefton and competition young guns Cheviot will compete for country cricket’s one day crown after dominant semi-final displays on Saturday.

Springston to play in division one competition

Springston will have a rugby team in the top grade for the first time in 17 years.

Chch youngsters mix it with the best at Duke Festival

The competitive part of the New Brighton Duke Festival of Surfing began today. We caught up with three of Christchurch's most promising young surfers who are trying to nab a place in the New Zealand Junior Surfing Team.

Cantabrian resilience key to Dragons success

The Canterbury United Dragons are just two points off the top in the ISPS Handa Premiership with two league games remaining.

Watch: Are some young people missing out due to the cost...

Talented sportswoman Martha Lolohea missed out on a sevens tournament in Auckland because she couldn't afford to go. She knows of others who have the same problem.

Front row shortage for New Brighton leads to recruitment drive

New Brighton is on the hunt for front rowers to join their ranks and push for another title in 2018.

Golfing young guns mix it with top seniors

Some of Canterbury's top young amateur golfers got a look towards the future at Russley last week when the Australasian Legends Tour visited New Zealand. They were impressed with the senior's strategies and 'funky' techniques.

Country boys look to claim historic cricket trophy

Canterbury Country left for Auckland today ahead of their Hawke Cup challenge against Counties Manukau in Manurewa. Victory in the three day match would see Country return home with the biggest prize in minor association cricket.

Canterbury face tough task in one-day title defence

Canterbury need to win three games on the trot if they are to retain their Ford Trophy title.

Watch: Fast feet at Futsal Canterbury AIMS

Schools from all over Christchurch competed in fierce matches of futsal on Tuesday.

Lincoln could get another medical clinic

Another medical clinic could open at the new Vernon Drive commercial development - which is planned to open next month.