Ella Williams would like nothing more than to celebrate her 21st birthday with a national title.
Robert van Royen
Southern United has been dealt a ‘‘big blow'' before its ASB Premiership match against WaiBOP United in Hamilton tonight.
Dunedin swimmer Stefannie Gillespie recorded two podium finishes at the New Zealand Open Water Championships in Taupo at the weekend.
Southern United crashed to its fourth straight ASB Premiership loss to league leader Auckland City yesterday.
Andrew Whyte passed the first test of the year at the annual Lovelock Classic in Timaru on Saturday.
Southern United coach Mike Fridge has signed two new players ahead of tomorrow's match against defending champion Auckland City.
Nine Otago basketballers have been selected to represent New Zealand development teams at a junior tournament in Australia.
Otago is still chasing its first win in the 50-over format after slumping to its third Ford Trophy loss in Christchurch yesterday.
Southern United coach Mike Fridge has promoted five youth players to train with the senior squad for the second half of the national league.
Australian domination, changes in coaches, umpires requiring security and the announcement of a new national league - there was plenty to talk about last year.
Brent Ward might have coached athletics for more than half his life, but he has no plans on giving up any time soon. Robert van Royen caught up with him at the Caledonian Ground to see what makes him tick.
Departing Southern United captain Matt Joy can breathe a huge sigh of relief.
Otago swimmers accounted for 19 medals at the Auckland age-group championships at the weekend.