Cameron Lyons picked up two wins for Marlborough Forrest Wines in the Wednesday night premier tennis competition. Photo: Peter Jones.

Renwick tennis team stretches lead

Renwick and Rapaura Noir claimed hard-fought wins in the latest round of Marlborough premier tennis. Table-toppers Renwick beat Rapaura Blanc … 0 111
MBC student George Glover training in the Sounds for his fund-raising swim later this year. Photo: Supplied.
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Young swimmer inspired to make a difference

Inspiration is often found in the most unlikely places. However, in George Glover’s case, it came in an entirely appropriate … 0 832
Alastair Gifford, left, with the victorious Kiwi crew. Photo: RPAYC.

Gifford skippers NZ crew to victory in Australia

Alastair Gifford, the sailing nominee at the recent Marlborough Sports Awards, underlined his ability at international level with a notable … 0 102
The Marlborough senior Twenty20 competition began on Friday evening. Photo: Peter Jones.

Brittle batting lets TPL sides down

Both of Marlborough’s teams in the Tasman Premier League cricket competition lost to Nelson rivals on Saturday – by the … 0 60
Emily Marfell runs down the finishing chute to claim her first victory in the Sisters Marlborough Women’s Triathlon. Photo: Peter Jones.

Emily emerges victorious

Emily Marfell has “lost count” of how many Marlborough Women’s Triathlons she has contested, but she will no doubt remember … 0 76
Callum Saunders on the victory podium. Photo: Supplied.

Saunders beats world class duo in Hong Kong

Marlborough cyclist Callum Saunders overcame both the reigning Olympic champion and the current world champion to take out the kierin … 0 71
The Marlborough Girls’ College team perform their pre-game chant. Photo: Peter Jones.

College water polo teams turn on skills

Burnside High School and Rangi Ruru Girls’ School may have come away with the main titles, but two Marlborough college … 0 182
The victorious Marlborough Malcolm Shield team. Photo: Supplied.

Tennis juniors on top again

Marlborough’s young tennis players continued their recent domination over their Nelson counterparts with a comfortable win in the Malcolm Shield … 0 117
Youngster Oscar Sandford-Jury scored a vital singles win for Renwick CPR on Wednesday. Photo: Peter Jones.

Rapaura Blanc too strong for club mates

Rapaura Blanc came out on top of their derby battle with clubmates Rapaura Noir during the latest round of Wine … 0 112
Jane Watson with the students at MGC. Back row, from left, Emma Flanagan, Hannah Buck, Jaimee van Keulen, Jane Watson, Sylvia Hartland, Vei Moli, Sarah Leota, Mahina Henry-Campbell. Front, from left, Sophie Ridley-Scott, Mikayla Bradley, Poppy Lane. Photo: Supplied.

Netball star shares with students

Silver Ferns defender Jane Watson made the most of her time when she dropped into town early last week to … 0 205
Gase Sanita on stage at the Marlborough Convention Centre. Photo: David James.

Sportsperson of the Year sets her sights on next stage of career

Newly-crowned Marlborough Sportsperson of the Year Gase Sanita faces some big challenges as she steps into the octagon for the … 0 77
The victorious Marlborough cricket team. Back row, from left, Jarrod Englefield (coach), Nick Weaver, Tarin Mason, Luke Frankland, Chris Turkington, Harry MacDonald, Bradley Horton, Greg Stretch (manager). Front row, from left, Jerrym Lamb, Matthew Stretch, Prabodha Arthavidu, Ma’ara Ave, Sam Boyce and Tom Sutherland. Photo supplied.

Marlborough cricketers maintain stranglehold on Cave Cup

Marlborough maintained their stranglehold on the Cave Cup at the Chapple Cup one-day cricket tournament in Napier on Sunday, picking … 0 103
Dolphins' keeper Luke Frankland and skipper Jerrym Lamb appeals successfully for a run out decision at Horton Park on Saturday. Photo: Peter Jones.

Dolphins continue to set TPL pace

The victorious Nelson side with the coveted Newman Shield. Photo: Peter Jones.

Newman Shield goes west

Oscar Sandford-Jury lines up a smash during his Renwick CPR side’s victory at Pollard Park on Wednesday. Darin Herd watches in the background. Photo: Peter Jones.

Premier tennis leaders flourish

Gase fights her way to the top

Fetuli Paea’s strong NPC form has earned him a Super Rugby contract. Photo: Shuttersport.

Mako men dotted through Super Rugby squads

Hamish McRae’s Rapaura Noir team had a win on the grass courts. Photo: Peter Jones.

Rapaura tennis teams notch double

Renwick player Falaula Fotu-Moala heads for the tryline during the early rounds of the Turf Hotel sevens today. Photo: Peter Jones.

Renwick dominate sevens on home turf

The victorious Marlborough tennis team. From left: Cameron Lyons, Sina Walter, Oscar Sandford-Jury, Jade Otway, Hamish Morrow, Eveline Apthorp, Hamish McRae, Meiko Kimura. Photo: Supplied.

Tennis trophy back in Marlborough

Local cricket games were rained off at the weekend. File photo.

Stoke Nayland only winners on damp Saturday for TPL cricketers

Endurance cyclists Christoph Strasser, right, and Craig Harper managed to fit in a quick ride around the local roads during the RAAM winner’s time in Marlborough. Photo: Supplied.

Race Across America legend celebrates milestone in Marlborough

Matthew Stretch scored a blazing century for the Falcons in Nelson on Saturday. Photo: Shuttersport.

Marlborough teams both bag away TPL wins

Kaituna wind coach Malcolm Dodson adjusts the setting on junior shooter Clinton Whyte's rifle during Monday's team shoot. Photo: Peter Jones.

History made on Kaituna range

MBC player Arlyn Bull bursts clear to score against Nelson College White. Photo: Peter Jones.

MBC juniors beaten in sevens final

Hamish McRae. Photo: Supplied.

Tennis leaders pull away

Pippa Minhinnick from Rarangi putts during the nine-hole competition. Photo: Supplied.

Golfing juniors show their skills

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