Thursday, July 19, 2018

O’Gara’s life at the Crusaders

Six months after starting the latest chapter of his coaching career in Christchurch, Irish rugby icon Ronan O’Gara is now well adjusted to life at the Crusaders.

Medal haul for Canterbury swimmers

Canterbury swimmers success leads to national selection.

Guide to the weekend sporting action

It is a stop-start round of club sport for the first weekend of the school holidays.

Unbeaten team dominates in round two

Broadfield A got bragging rights over the chasing pack in Selwyn premier netball by going unbeaten in round two,

Ellesmere eager to retain Southbridge Shield

Ellesmere will look to keep their hands on the Southbridge Shield on Saturday.

Lincoln Combined taste UC top four

Lincoln Combined go into the school holiday break with their UC Championship semi-final hopes alive.

Ratcliffe to make NZ ice hockey history

Jake Ratcliffe's initial talent outside of his childhood house in St Albans has taken him to many ice rinks across North America.

Watch: Dan Carter returns home and visits old primary school

Exclusive: Dan Carter was back at his old primary school on Thursday. Though he is a sporting superstar, back here he's just Dan, the boy who loved rugby.

Lincoln Combined maintain third place

Lincoln Combined win fifth straight UC Championship game and continue to build momentum.

Netball: Top three teams fight for dominance

A draw in the Selwyn premier netball kept things interesting on Saturday.

Strong second half sees Lincoln ease past University

The UC Vipers sank the fangs into the Rams twice in the first half of this intriguing contest, but the Rams weren't going to take it lying down.

PHOTOS: Waihora unbeaten as table gets tighter

Waihora remain the measuring stick in Ellesmere senior rugby but playoff spots remain in the sights of many teams.

Edwards under the learning tree at Kendo World Champs

Cashmere High School pupil Kai Edwards will have a learning experience at the Kendo World Championships in Korea in September.

Currie a step closer to football goals

Blair Currie may be the last line of defence, but the talented goal keeper is making national waves.

Wilson earns bronze at Oceania champs

Alex Wilson's chance find 10 years ago got him into the sport he loves.

Big future predicted for Poihipi

Rameka Poihipi became the latest Lincoln University player to turn out for the Crusaders after a surprise call up to play the French Barbarians recently.

Watch: Shirley BHS prepare for rare Moascar Cup challenge

Shirley Boys' High School are vying for the school boy rugby equivalent of the Ranfurly Shield, for only the second time in its history.

Big Bamford’s join forces on the field

The Bamford brothers are massive props, are renown for breaking tackles, start most sentences with "yeah mate" and always seem to be up for a laugh.

Opinion: Weekend’s rally spectator’s paradise

Waking up severely hungover at 6am on Saturday morning I had to contemplate wether the near two hour drive to Fairlie on easily the coldest morning of the year was worth the payoff of watching some rally cars.

Hutchinson set to whistle his way to Malaysia

Christ's College touch rugby referee Will Hutchinson takes a big step in his fledgling whistle blowing career in August.