The Marlborough players clap medium-pacer Sam Boyce from the field after his five-wicket haul at Horton Park on Saturday. Photo: Peter Jones.

Cricket reps book hometown final

It’s home sweet home for the Marlborough senior men’s rep cricketers after they completed a comfortable first innings win over … 0 312
The winning duos, from left, Di McCarthy, Rete Kydd, John Billingsley and Sam Rainbird. Photo: Supplied.

Low scores mark Rarangi Spectacular

Some superb, and perhaps unprecedented, scoring over two days earned John Billingsley and Sam Rainbird victory in the men’s section … 0 150
The victorious Renwick side. Back, from left, Jacob Zillwood, Griffin Carter, Andrew Marshall, Rikki Bovey, Michael Anstis, Max Brydon. Front, Sam Clothier-Solly, Hayden Gaudin, Mark Zillwood, Kirk Nicholas (c), Ed Gilhooly and Ritz Suthar. Photo: Supplied.

Renwick second grade side bag trophy

Renwick’s second grade cricketers took out the second grade Twenty20 title at Horton Park on Thursday. The top qualifiers for … 0 149
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Medals aplenty at Ruataniwha

Marlborough based rowers claimed a string of podium placings, including four golds, at the South Island championships staged at Lake … 0 141
Youngster Joseph Sandford-Jury was an integral part of the victorious Renwick tennis team, winning both his singles and doubles matches. Photo: Peter Jones.

Renwick set up breakthrough tennis win

Renwick CPR claimed the Marlborough premier tennis title for the first time on Wednesday evening, downing Rapaura Wairau River Blanc … 0 137
Prabodha Arthavidu and Matthew Stretch were the leading contributors during Marlborough’s first innings. Photo: Shuttersport.

Rep cricketers book place in zone final

A revised game plan, built around an inspired team effort, saw Marlborough’s rep cricketers book a place in the Hawke … 0 204
Tony Azevedo, a five-time Olympian, and captain of the silver medal-winning USA team, shared his knowledge with some of the country’s rising water polo talent. Photo: Peter Jones.

US water polo star lends his expertise

The man widely acknowledged as the United States’ greatest male water polo exponent has been in Blenheim for three days, … 0 250
The five Marlborough-based players in the under-15 boys Upper South Island softball team, with coaches Darren Aldridge and Marshall Rawiri. Photo: Supplied.

Young softballers take on the best

Five Marlborough softballers were members of the Upper South Island (USI) team which contested the under-15 boys national tournament held … 0 191
The victorious Wairau side. Photo: Supplied.

Wairau take out second grade cricket crown

Wairau are the Marlborough second grade champions after claiming the 2019-20 second grade 40-over title on Saturday. They downed Celtic … 0 The victorious Wairau side. Photo: Supplied.
Josh Harris won both the singles and doubles in the 10-and-under boys’ grade. Photo: Nigel Perry.

Tennis tyros gather in Blenheim

Young tennis players came from far and wide to take part in the 2020 Marlborough Junior Summer Open, sponsored by … 0 172
The team on Honk n’ Jack work hard to keep the boat on the go. Photo: Karmyn Ingram Photography.

Varied conditions test sailing regatta participants

The Marlborough Sounds delivered a complete set of wind conditions for the Giesen New Year regatta and Friday’s First National … 0 219
Celtic’s Tom Sutherland notched a top double on Wednesday. Photo: Shuttersport.

Tight at the front of T20 race

Renwick have moved to top of the Marlborough’s SBS Twenty20 competition standings after a double round was played last week. … 0 234
Weights sessions are a part of rower Phoebe Trolove’s training programme. Photo: Peter Jones.

Back home and ready to row

Nikau Peipi stretches out during the 100m at the national schools champs. Photo: Supplied.

Halberg Trust offer support for talented teen

Jamie Spowart scored the second try for the Mako Development XV in Houston. Photo: Shuttersport.

Mako prevail in USA

Jorja Bacchus claimed medals at both the North Island and South Island Colgate Games. Photo: Supplied.

Bacchus bags medals in both islands

Stars Tonight, 8, driven by John Dunn, gets up to win the Marlborough Cup prelude by a neck on Friday. Photo: Matt Brown.

Harness racing looking forward to next 100 years

Tasman midfielder Corey Larsen, second from left, battles for the ball with a Southern United player during Saturday’s match at Lansdowne Park. Photo: Andrew Board.

Tasman United turn on the goals at Lansdowne

Clasina Maria takes out the 2019 Marlborough Cup at Waterlea, the 99th running of the province’s premier harness racing prize. Photo: Peter Jones.

Waterlea Raceway celebrates 100 years of harness action

Megan Graham and George Varney, Marlborough’s running royalty. Photo: Peter Jones.

Withers run tests new year fitness

When Tasman United take on Southern United at Lansdowne Park on Saturday, local goalkeeper Nick Stanton will have plenty of local support behind him. Yesterday he and midfielder Corey Vickers facilitated a Holiday Programme session for a large and enthusiastic group of young footballers at A and P Park. Photo: Peter Jones.

Tasman United coming to town

The Marlborough primary school reps decided to contribute to a fundraising effort for cancer-sufferer Hollie Beattie, a cause recently highlighted by Black Caps opener Tom Blundell. They bought specially-designed bat grips, which they all used throughout the South Island tournament, then presented the leading opposition player with one following each game. Photo: Supplied. 

Primary cricketers do battle on coast

George Glover is welcomed onto the beach at Anakiwa on Wednesday afternoon after completing his 123km “Black Dog Swim”. Photo: Peter Jones.

Sounds swimmer finishes with a smile

Nick Weaver, from the Falcons, bowls to Stoke Nayland skipper Brendan Hodgson at Horton Park on Saturday. Photo: Peter Jones.

Marlborough club cricketers slip off pace

The under-12 girls, who completed an unbeaten season. Photo: Supplied.

Touch teams strike gold in Christchurch

Sam Boyce was Marlborough’s second inning s bowling hero. Photo: Shuttersport.

Marlborough cricketers dodge bullet in Buller

Sam and Simon Phillips won the 2019 Rapaura men's title. Photo: Peter Jones.

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