Akhil Pant scored a superb maiden century in Rangiora. File photo.

Cricket reps come up short

Marlborough came up just 29 runs short of a first innings win over Hawke Cup holders Canterbury Country in their … 0 371
Renwick winger Mesake Bula dives in at the corner to score a try during Saturday’s Awarua Park Rugby 7s tournament. Photo: Peter Jones.

Sevens action proves popular

Although visiting teams picked up the main titles at the inaugural Awarua Park 7s tournament on Saturday, the event was … 0 267
Harrison Somerville, left, and Jordan Gasson in their prized red coats. Photo: Sarah Brown.

Rowers bow out in style

A couple of contrasting awards ceremonies provided appropriate stages to salute the careers of two of Marlborough’s hardest-working rowers last … 0 301
Dolphins batsman Rikki Bovey walks off as the WTTU fielders celebrate another wicket a t Horton Park on Saturday. Photo: Peter Jones.

Tough start for local TPL sides

Marlborough’s two Tasman Premier League cricket sides made inauspicious starts to the new season on Saturday. Both the Falcons and … 0 189
Brothers Finn, left, and Billy Sloan slice through a block. Photo: Peter Jones.

Chips fly as axemen show their chops

The Blenheim Axemen’s Club are an adaptable bunch. With the Marlborough A and P Show cancelled, they decided to relocate … 0 317

Tennis leaders win another close encounter

Renwick CPR continue to show the way in the Wine Brokers NZ premier tennis competition, notching up another narrow win … 0 277
Luke Romano wins another lineout at Lansdowne Park on Saturday night. Photo: Shuttersport.

Canterbury turn season around at Lansdowne

Tasman’s uninspiring Mitre 10 Cup premiership display against Canterbury on Saturday may not prove as costly to the Mako play-off … 0 247
Wairau Valley batsman Tim Abrahams is bowled by Celtic spinner Josh Poole during the one-day final at Horton Park on Saturday. Photo: Peter Jones.

Lamb propels Celtic to one-day trophy win

Celtic are the Marlborough 50-over cricket champs after beating Wairau Valley by three wickets at Horton Park on Saturday. In … 0 223
Andre du Toit won the A grade title at the Kaituna range over Labour weekend. Photo: Peter Jones.

Shooters defy breeze to register good scores

Young South African shooter Andre du Toit, representing the Malvern club, claimed the A grade title at the Marlborough Fullbore … 0 420
Rapaura Wairau River Blanc duo Glen Cameron, serving, and Ant Walkenhorst during their doubles match on Wednesday. Photo: Peter Jones.

Tennis leaders pushed all the way

Renwick CPR continued their unbeaten run in the Wine Brokers NZ Marlborough premier tennis competition, but were made to fight … 0 265
Tasman flanker Sione Havili was in outstanding form in Porirua. Photo: Shuttersport.

Mako forwards tame Lions

The Tasman forward pack answered their doubters in the best possible fashion on Saturday, setting up a commanding 19-3 victory … 0 187
Local driver Anton Rasmussen took out the ClubSport Briggs LO206 Heavy title. Photo: Peter Jones.

Karting champs draw strong field

Karters revelled in the return of national-level sprint events at the South Island meeting in Blenheim over Labour Weekend. The … 0 209
Guest speaker Sir Michael Hill with the grantees and regrant recipients on Thursday evening. Photo: Supplied.

Another inspirational evening

Greg Bryant, croquet’s national head coach, is heartened by the sport’s growth. Photo: Peter Jones.

Croquet coach targets younger brigade

Marlborough batsmen Tim Petrie, left, and Matthew Stretch prepare to take a drinks break at a sunny Horton Park. Photo: Peter Jones.

Marlborough cricketers soundly beaten by Buller

Leon MacDonald will be guest speaker at the 2020 Marlborough Sports Awards. Photo: Shuttersport.

Nominations roll in for 2020 sports awards

David Havili crosses for the first of his two tries on Sunday. Photo: Shuttersport.

Mako savage Stags in second spell

The Wairau players gather together at the fall of Bailey Andrews-Kennedy’s wicket. Photo: Peter Jones.

Wins to Celtic and Wairau

Ant Walkenhorst was part of the victorious Rapaura Wairau River Blanc combination. Photo: Peter Jones.

Tennis competitions underway

Marlborough bowler Joel Pannell sends down another delivery from the southern end of Horton Park. Photo: Peter Jones.

Cricket reps warm up with win

The Mako camp will be doing some serious soul-searching this week. Photo: Shuttersport.

Auckland is a bridge too far for Mako

Several of the Filipino players who will be in action next weekend gathered at Stadium 2000 on Sunday to sharpen their basketball skills. Photo: Peter Jones.

Filipino festival set to attract a crowd

Wairau batsman Andrew McCaa registered the highest score on the opening day of the senior cricket competition. Photo: Peter Jones.

Valley, Celtic get off the mark early

Felix Parkinson reaches for a return. Photo: Peter Jones.

Tennis tyros take care of Coasters

The victorious Marlborough under-16 combination. Photo: Supplied.

Gold medal for water polo team

Darren Herd, at net, and Oscar Sandford-Jury were part of the victorious Renwick premier team last season. Photo: Peter Jones

Court appearances set to rise

Rarangi’s Aroha Minhinnick will play No 1 for the Tasman women’s team. Photo: Peter Jones.

Rep golfers chase SI titles

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