Saturday, May 26, 2018

Christ’s College eager to keep pace with CBHS

Lincoln Combined have one of the biggest challenges in secondary school rugby on Saturday - upsetting Christ's College on their own turf.

Cashmere hope to claim title on home turf

Cashmere Technical can win their fifth Mainland Premier League title in eight years on their home turf this weekend.

Montana racing to her goals

Montana Brown's new sport may leave her with bruised arms but she's on the right track to wear the silver fern one day,

Opinion: Moody’s misbehavior spotted just seconds too late

Much of the debate floating around this week has been about the incident being completely missed at the time by the officials. However, that wasn’t the case.

‘Crying towel’ goes on the line

On Saturday one of the most prized and iconic Christchurch trophies will be put on the line for the 50th occasion. However, the word trophy is used very loosely.

Watch: Tsubasa Nisbet follows brother in college basketball pathway

Canterbury and New Zealand age group basketballer Tsubasa Nisbet has secured a scholarship to division one United States college Georgia Southern University. She follows in the footsteps of her older brother Shou who has recently returned from a spell in the US.

Watch: Christchurch’s Tom Christie leads World Cup team in France

Tom Christie heads to France next week for the World Rugby Under 20 Championship. The 20-year-old has been handed the task of captaining New Zealand in their bid to win back to back title.

Hung gets chance to tee off at home of golf

Christchurch teen golfer Juliana Hung has a rare opportunity to play at the home of golf – St Andrews – at the biennial junior Open Championship in July.

Wickets continue for Matt Henry

Canterbury pace bowler Matt Henry's wicket-taking exploits in English County cricket don't appear to be diminishing any time soon.

Lincoln fend off Shirley comeback to take victory

Lincoln Combined have shown plenty of mettle to beat Shirley Boys’ High School.

Get on the bandwagon: Tactix off to perfect start

Are you ready to jump on the Tactix band wagon? The former strugglers gave started the ANZ Premiership netball season with two win.

Joe Moody makes rare appearance for club side

Even an appearance from All Black prop Joe Moody couldn't get Lincoln a win over Ohoka on Saturday.

Tactix bring Aussie twang into 2018 campaign

The Mainland Tactix begin their ANZ Premiership campaign on Sunday. Gordon Findlater went down to training this week and discovered the team have a new asset in the shooting circle. However, she may come with a slight language barrier.

St Andrew’s begin UC Champs with battle for the Moascar Cup

St Andrew's College couldn't ask for a bigger game to begin the UC Championship. On Saturday they play Moascar Cup holders Nelson College in Nelson. The cup is the NZ secondary school equivalent of the Ranfurly Shield.

Opinion: Rockstar or plain dumb?

Where does the tipping point lie on a sports star going from being portrayed as a fan favourite rock star that isn’t afraid to have fun away from sport, to being shamed in the social age we live in? Sports reporter Gordon Findlater recalls a night out where he witnessed a line being crossed.

UC Champs: Can anyone stop CBHS?

We take a look at the teams and players to keep an eye on when the secondary school rugby competition kicks off this weekend.

Watch: Former All Blacks prop shines at Golden Oldies

A former All Blacks prop took the field for the Belfast Barstuds team at the Golden Oldies Rugby tournament.

Photos: Southbridge retain shield in thriller game

Southbridge retained the Murray Cooper Shield with a last-gasp 32-30 win over Lincoln on Saturday at Southbridge Domain.

Rams new imports, how well do they know NZ?

The Canterbury Rams three American imports have arrived in Christchurch ahead of the NBL season which begins next week. We put them to the test to find out how much they know about their new home.

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.