Gordon Findlater looks ahead to the weekend of sport including the national 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.
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.
Coastal Spirit will begin this weekend's opening round of the Mainland Premier League with a new international foursome.
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.
St Margaret's College student Amelia Persson won the South Island secondary school triathlon title in Oamaru.
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 High School will defend their national title in September after winning the Canterbury secondary schools golf championship at Russley.
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.
The Aranui Eagles will train and play their home games at QEII while Wainoni Park will is given a $200,000 makeover.
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.
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.
Sumner Cricket Club captain Dan Vann loves playing and coaching cricket and has spent his life dedicating his free time to it.
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.
Christchurch's Ryan Yardley, 18, final round of the Toyota 86 Championship at Hampton Downs with a 74 point advantage.
Weedons and Sefton will meet each other in the final at Rangiora’s Mainpower Oval .
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.
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.
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Six Canterbury players have been named in new Black Sticks men’s coach Darren Smith’s team to take on Pakistan this month.