For Rangi Ruru twins Maddy and Georgia Sheat, touch was just a social sport they played down at their local module, Nunweek Touch.
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Ethan de Rose was studying for his year 13 exams when he got a message from his mother, saying he’d been selected for the New Zealand Winter Youth Olympic Games team.
Two Hillmorton High School korfball players have been named in the New Zealand under-19 team for a tournament in the Netherlands in June.
Nina Tucker has been named Ellesmere College's knops dux ludorum at their annual sports awards night.
St Margaret's College's Abby Mason was in a dominant mood at the New Zealand Masters tennis tournament at Wellington last week.
Canterbury's best top secondary school sportspeople have been honoured at the 29th Zonta Awards at the Hornby Working Men's Club last night.
The 29th Zonta Awards will be held in Hornby on Thursday to recognise the achievements of Canterbury secondary school athletes.
Canterbury surfing team members Estella Hungerford and Ava Henderson have claimed titles at a national champs in Raglan.
New Zealand para-swimmer Celyn Edwards was named Hillmorton High School's athlete of the year at their annual awards night last Tuesday.
Ashburton College swimmer Blake Farr has returned from the New Zealand Short Course Swimming Championships with a national title to his name and some top performances.
Young surfers from the Taylors Mistake and Sumner’s Point Surf Team made waves at the Sticky Johnson Primary School Championships in Gisborne.
Laurence Pithie showed his class in leading the way for the Christchurch Boys’ High School road cycling team at the nationals at Feilding last week.
Cashmere High School managed their best ever result at the national secondary schools' boys basketball competition at Palmerston North.
Canterbury's top secondary school basketballers will get the opportunity to play in a curtain-raiser before the New Zealand Breakers host South East Melbourne at Horncastle Arena.
Tennis player Reece Falck has been named Shirley Boys' High School's sportsman of the year award, last week.