Southern United warmed up for the Stirling Sports Premiership with a 2-1 win over newcomer Tasman United in a pre-season friendly at English Park in Christchurch on Sunday.
Wickets fell at regular intervals but Otago takes a slight upper hand into the second day of its pre-season two-day game against Canterbury in Rangiora.
Taieri 191 all out beatKaikorai 169 all out by 22 runs
The road towards Riccarton and New Zealand Cup Week steps up a notch for two Tapanui gallopers at Winton tomorrow.
The activation of the earplugs lodged in More The Better’s ears in last night’s sires’ stakes heat at Forbury Park might have told a couple of stories.
Two years ago, Tim Williams ventured south to Forbury Park to partner up with a fresh-faced 3yr-old named Have Faith In Me.
Missing out on the Southern Steel head coaching job last season may well have been a blessing in disguise for new Steel coach Reinga Bloxham.
Host it and they will come - to the tune of 160 squash lovers.
Otago rugby has had plenty to thank Hawke's Bay for over the years.
Kaikorai 127 all out lost toAlbion 132 for four by six wickets
The days of dealing with the worst that Otago weather can throw at veterinarian Peter Gillespie might not be completely over.
Phil Williamson will be putting in the kilometres down and up the South Island this weekend, but it is worth it when he has good chances in both Southland and Canterbury.
Racing Matters was sitting back, listening to some sweet 1980s tunes on Youtube last Friday night when a tweet from racing broadcaster Jason Tan mentioned Tom Wood was calling the next race at Kranji.
Central Districts jockey Darryl Bradley is happy to be playing the role of pinch-hitter off the bench for Michael and Matthew Pitman’s team at Riccarton tomorrow.
Two of the great strugglers in Australian sport will this weekend be chasing banners which have proved extremely elusive, to say the least.
A jumpout in two weeks' time will decide whether a Terry Kennedy-trained 2yr-old heads to Riccarton next month.
Punters waiting for the second Tuesday in November to come around will be replaying last night’s New Brighton Cup at Addington a lot — but not necessarily to look at the winner.
The staying ranks in New Zealand are taking a hammering.
It's is a case of ``the firmer the better'' for classy mare Coulee as she starts her 2016-17 season at Gore today.
Three codes, 40 years and millions of words.