The Go Fence Marlborough team, from left: Mandy Macfarlane, Glenn Blackmore, Jeremy McKenzie and Kieran Hickman. Photo: Supplied.

Go Fence waiting for Godzone

The Team Go Fence Marlborough crew of Kieran Hickman, Glenn Blackmore, Jeremy McKenzie and Mandy Macfarlane are primed and ready … 0 260
The Tasman Trophy competition is scheduled to begin on April 10, Covid permitting. Photo: Peter Jones.

Rugby draws released

Marlborough’s premier rugby competition will kick off on April 10, almost a month later than last year. In 2020, play … 0 228
MBC Gold player Jared Moli rises high for a spike during Sunday’s final. Photo: Peter Jones.

Gold and Blue to the fore

Marlborough college volleyball teams turned in consistent efforts during the Tasman secondary school tournament staged at Stadium 2000 recently. Both … 0 203
MGC player Eleri James-Sitters scoots around the Vipers’ defence. Photo: Peter Jones.

Touch club season ends on a high

The Marlborough touch season ended on a high note last week with a series of enthralling and all-action finals. On … 0 130
Nikau Peipi flies through the air to score a spectacular touchdown. Photo: Supplied.

Touch reps impressive

Marlborough’s representative teams at the Youth Nationals 2021 set a new benchmark for the province. The under-16 mixed side came … 0 121
Lyndon Bray has been working as Game Manager for Sanzaar for the past decade. Photo: Supplied.

Former top referee lands Tasman CEO job

Former NZ Referees Association boss Lyndon Bray is the new chief executive officer of the Tasman Rugby Union. Fifty-four-year-old Bray … 0 218
The victorious Blenheim RC club pair of Fred Vavasour and Dylan Burton share the podium with coach John Robinson. Photo: Supplied. 

Rowers bring home their share of precious metal  

Marlborough-based clubs picked up 16 medals of differing colours when the 2021 national rowing champs concluded at Lake Ruataniwha on … 0 135
Part of the large crowd at Spring Creek. Photo: Supplied.
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Moutere farewell ‘Uncle Arthur’

Awarua Park, home of the Moutere Rugby Club, was a sombre place on Saturday afternoon as a large crowd gathered … 0 118
South Island cross country MTB champions: Neve McKenzie, Maddy Sinclair and Ian Thomas. Photo: Supplied.

Mountain bikers shine in the south

Three Marlborough mountain bikers picked up South Island titles in Queenstown recently. On Saturday, February 13, Mountain Bike NZ [MBNZ] … 0 211
Tim Petrie scored 88 to help MBC clinch a place in the Gillette Cup Central Districts play-offs. Photo: Peter Jones.

MBC cricketers progress to play-offs

The Marlborough Boys’ College First XI cricket team booked a place in the district play-offs for the Gillette Cup at … 0 90
Andrew McCaa glides the ball behind point during Saturday’s semifinal victory at Horton Park. Photo: Peter Jones.

Falcons reach final, have wings clipped

The Marlborough Labour Hire Falcons may have reached Sunday’s Tasman Premier League final, but they were unable to get the … 0 67
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 … 0 660
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

Harrison Somerville, left, and Jordan Gasson in their prized red coats. Photo: Sarah Brown.

Rowers bow out in style

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

Brothers Finn, left, and Billy Sloan slice through a block. Photo: Peter Jones.

Chips fly as axemen show their chops

Tennis leaders win another close encounter

Luke Romano wins another lineout at Lansdowne Park on Saturday night. Photo: Shuttersport.

Canterbury turn season around at Lansdowne

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

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

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

Tasman flanker Sione Havili was in outstanding form in Porirua. Photo: Shuttersport.

Mako forwards tame Lions

Local driver Anton Rasmussen took out the ClubSport Briggs LO206 Heavy title. Photo: Peter Jones.

Karting champs draw strong field

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

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