CTV Sport: Weekend preview

Gordon Findlater looks ahead to the weekend of sport including the national surf life saving champs.

Andrea Hewitt competes at surf life saving champs

New Brighton Beach will see the country's top surf life savers competing for national titles at the four day NZ Surf Life Saving Championships.

Big weekend of stocks at Woodford Glen

A healthy helping of North Island drivers will partner up with drivers from the South in this weekend's Battle of the Stocks at Woodford Glen.

International flavour lifts Coastal Spirit

Coastal Spirit will begin this weekend's opening round of the Mainland Premier League with a new international foursome.

Lincoln teenager makes NZ swim squad

Lincoln's Hannah Bates will be the only South Islander on the 23-strong team representing New Zealand at the Australian Age Group Swimming Championships in Brisbane in April.

Persson takes South Island title

St Margaret's College student Amelia Persson won the South Island secondary school triathlon title in Oamaru.

St Thomas’ Logan Anderson wins U17 rowing title

St Thomas of Canterbury College’s Logan Anderson won the under-17 single sculls title at the South Island secondary school championships by the slimmest of margins.

Burnside set to defend golf title

Burnside High School will defend their national title in September after winning the Canterbury secondary schools golf championship at Russley.

Burnside HS charges toward national volleyball title defence

Burnside High School took out the Mainland secondary school volleyball girls title. This week they can book their spot at nationals where they will go for three straight titles.

Eagles make temporary move to QEII

The Aranui Eagles will train and play their home games at QEII while Wainoni Park will is given a $200,000 makeover.

Medal haul for St Andrew’s and Rangi

St Andrew's and Rangi Ruru both claimed eight gold medals at the weekend's South Island secondary school rowing champs on Twizel’s Lake Ruataniwha.

Harewood amateur in NZ Open

Matt McLean, 21, a part time green keeper at Harewood, is one of just four amateurs taking part in this week's New Zealand Open in Queenstown.

Cricketer Dan Vann not out after 16 years playing

Sumner Cricket Club captain Dan Vann loves playing and coaching cricket and has spent his life dedicating his free time to it.

Redcliffs tennis stalwart takes second award for club work

Redcliffs Tennis Club president Di France added to her awards Friday night after she was named administrator of the year at the Nexia New Zealand Canterbury Sports Awards, continued appreciation for her work on reopening the club.

Yardley poised to claim 86 Championship

Christchurch's Ryan Yardley, 18, final round of the Toyota 86 Championship at Hampton Downs with a 74 point advantage.

Weedons to face Sefton

Weedons and Sefton will meet each other in the final at Rangiora’s Mainpower Oval .

Five schools qualify for national tennis champs

Christ's College, St Margaret's and St Andrew's will head to this month's national secondary school's tennis champs as South Island title holders after success in Timaru.

Rams secure Jones for NBL

The Canterbury Rams have secured 2016 NBL Kiwi MVP Marcel Jones. The 31-year-old forward recently arrived in Christchurch following a stint playing in Slovenia.

Waimairi Beach: City’s best links course

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Players named for Black Sticks vs Pakistan

Six Canterbury players have been named in new Black Sticks men’s coach Darren Smith’s team to take on Pakistan this month.