For some, rugby tours aren’t all about rugby - and that was the case for a Southbridge player who proposed to his partner after his team’s final game in Scotland.
A number of national and South Island champions will headline Papanui Boxing Club’s heavy hitters fundraising event, which returns for an eighth year on Saturday.
Cashmere Technical will be playing their own game when they come up against Petone in the second round of the National League on Saturday.
An unbeaten campaign at the national tertiary netball championships has seen Canterbury University claim the tertiary series for the first time since 2007.
Christchurch surfer Jack Tyro has achieved his goal of competing in a World Surf League longboarding event for the first time.
Just over a year ago, Tahlor Cahill’s confidence took a tumble when he missed out on the Crusaders under-20s. But since then he has gone from strength to strength.
When High School Old Boys looked to field their first-ever under-85kg team last year, the goal was to go all the way.
Christchurch United will have little time to celebrate their historic treble feat before they meet Eastern Suburbs in the opening round of the National League on Sunday.
Rolleston College student Caitlin Henderson has made the Junior White Sox squad to play in the under-18 women’s World Cup Oceania qualifiers in November.
High Schools Old Boys’ Light Bears will take on the Takapuna Bombers in the under-85kg National Club Cup final on Saturday.
When Christchurch United meet rivals Cashmere Technical in the English Cup final on Saturday, the goal will be to repeat the feat they achieved 32 years ago.
Toddler Arthur Grant was all smiles as he cheered on his mum during Christchurch Red’s successful Netball NZ open champs campaign.
When Rolleston College rugby player Shaun Kempton pulls on the black jersey for the first time, he knows his father would have been proud.
Winning the Chatham Cup for the first time since 1991 should be more than enough motivation for Christchurch United when they face Melville in the final on Sunday.
Claiming back-to-back titles for the first time in 25 years will be on the back of Canterbury Cats players’ minds when the National Hockey Championship gets under way on Sunday.
St Andrew’s and St Bede’s colleges made the Federation and Rankin Cup hockey finals respectively for the first time.
The Canterbury Cats have started their hockey season by retaining the Ōtautahi Cup ahead of September’s all-important National Hockey Championship.
Christchurch United will have one eye on the Chatham Cup final when they take on rivals Cashmere Technical in the last round of the Southern League on Sunday.
Selwyn United will be looking to spoil Coastal Spirit’s first Hurley Shield defence on Saturday, as they search for a win to avoid relegation.
A Top Gun: Maverick theme, mental skill sessions with Todd Astle, and loud, high-pressure trainings - that’s how Technical A turned around their season to claim the title on Tuesday night.