Champions Liverpool got back to winning ways in the Premier League with a victory over Sheffield United but their likely title rivals all dropped points.
Fringe All Blacks Mitchell Dunshea and Cullen Grace will make a welcome return for Canterbury when they take on Bay of Plenty on Saturday.
Paul Nicholls has ample wins to savour after another dominant season at Cashmere Technical - but it was two games the side didn’t win that really impressed the manager.
Canterbury’s all-conquering women’s rugby team are prepared for a high-pressure Farah Palmer Cup home semi-final against Auckland on Saturday.
Dame Valerie Adams has decided to switch coaches, teaming up with Christchurch-based trainer Dale Stevenson in the lead up to the Tokyo Olympics.
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones will equal Richie McCaw's record for most test appearances if he plays against France in Paris at the weekend.
A Canterbury club rugby stalwart has moved the goalposts by chasing an ambitious bid to make his mark in Australia’s premier football code.
Some top-class play was on display at the South Island singles and doubles championships in Dunedin over the weekend.
In something of a shock selection, Otago prop and Crusader George Bower has been named in the All Black squad to travel to Australia for the Tri Nations.
Cashmere’s Johnny McHarg drew on his 32 years’ experience playing premier tennis to inspire his young team to an opening round win in the Christchurch interclub competition.
All Blacks halfback and Hurricanes co-captain TJ Perenara has confirmed he will miss next year's Super Rugby season and head to Japan on a short-term playing contract.
The All Blacks have taken a big step towards retaining the Bledisloe Cup with a victory over the Wallabies at their fortress Eden Park during which wing Caleb Clarke announced himself on the world...
As the race for finals spots in the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership heats up, Waikato have snatched a dramatic victory over Canterbury.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has made four changes to his team for the second Bledisloe Cup test against the All Blacks in Auckland on Sunday.
Rieko Ioane has been benched after his blunder against the Wallabies last week as the All Blacks ring changes for this Sunday.
Glenn Wilson plans to play tennis into his 80s, so for now the Christchurch interclub premier grade competition isn’t beyond his realm of possibilities.