New Zealand's first Olympic gold medal winner in women's
sprint canoeing, Lisa Carrington, won the supreme Albie Pryor
Memorial Sportsperson of the Year at the Maori Sports Awards
in Auckland last night.
Championship leader Scott McLaughlin will start the first of
two V8 SuperTourer races at Ruapuna on Sunday from pole and
is odds-on for the inaugural V8 SuperTourer championship
after lead chaser John McIntyre crashed in practice.
Moving day lived up to it's name on day three of the New
Zealand golf open at Clearwater today as Mark Brown fired a
six-under 66 - the joint-best round of the day - to give him
a three-stroke leader over Australians Peter Wilson and Jake