Sport is on hold until coronavirus restrictions are lifted. File photo.

Sport put on hold

Marlborough’s community sporting landscape was effectively wiped clean by the coronavirus pandemic scare last week. Sport at all levels was … 0 321
Hugh Robinson and Donna Clark won the mixed doubles title. Photo: Supplied. 

Residential tennis titles claimed

Marlborough’s residential tennis champions in singles, doubles and mixed doubles have finally been decided. Weather delays meant the doubles were … 0 242
Big-hitting Danni Mete, from the victorious Pino Balls team, slams another boundary. Photo: Peter Jones.

Women come out to play

Sixty five enthusiastic women cricketers took part in Sunday’s Churchill Private Hospital Women’s Cricket Festival Day. Ten teams, some with … 0 310
The 4x50m relay team - from left Rhys Gjelstad, Finn McNabb, Alfie Price, Katie Marsh, Kyla Thorstensen, Nicola Lovell. Photo supplied.

Junior swimmers excel at NZ Festival

The Blenheim Swim Club contingent punched well above its weight at the NZ Junior Festival (Mako zone) meet, staged in … 0 216
Julie Smith with the club and ball she used to register an ace at the Allan Scott tournament. Photo: Supplied.

Ace marks golf tournament finale

A hole in one on the final day by Julie Smith, playing on her home course, provided a spectacular highlight … 0 353
Renwick’s energetic cover defence wraps up dangerous Waitohi halfback Saia Tokai during the latter stages of Saturday’s Tasman Trophy match at the Renwick Domain. Photo: Peter Jones.

Green Machine quickly into gear

Renwick and Central were quickest out of the blocks when the 2020 race for the Tasman Trophy rugby competition began … 0 200
Pulse wing defence Karin Burger rises high to claim possession at Stadium 2000. Photo: Supplied.

Pulse beats stronger at Stadium 2000

The Te Wananga o Raukawa Pulse immediately underlined their champion status with a decisive 53-41 win over the Good Oil … 0 183
Members of the Rangers AFC squad get together before practice. From left, front: Jordan Columbus, Juri Casali, Tore Waechter, George Bond, Wolfie Waechter. Middle: Tana Connor-McClean, Ollie Baker, Scott Belsham, Carl Connor-McClean, Julian Delgado. Back: Liam Sluiter, Harrison Pine, Sam Pearson, Jono Masters, James Coughlan. Photo: Supplied.

Rangers AFC to again take on Nelson’s best

Marlborough football’s fluctuating relationship with Nelson’s division one competition is back on again. Two years ago Rangers AFC cut an … 0 148
Nikau Peipi soars into the long jump pit at the recent New Zealand Track and Field champs. Photo: Alisha Lovrich Photography.

Nikau on a winning roll

It has been a huge few weeks for Marlborough athlete and touch player Nikau Peipi. Following his efforts at the … 0 5139
Club members look on as Gary Parlane, president and club captain of the Witherlea Indoor Bowls Club, delivers the first bowl of the new season on opening night. Photo: Supplied.

Indoor bowlers begin recruitment drive

Spending time “on the mat” has never been so much fun, according to Marlborough’s indoor bowls community. The popular indoor … 0 134
There was plenty of success for this grouping at the Dewar Cup on Saturday. From left, William Robb, who won the intermediate stroke crown, James Robb, Jonty Philipson and JJ Love, who took out the Marlborough stroke title. Photo: Peter Jones.

Picton golf tournament still going strong

All four major prize winners had local connections when the Picton Golf Club staged the 81st Dewar Cup and Marlborough … 0 103
The gold medal-winning MGC under-17 pair of Meg Flanagan and Liv Theodore, with coach Sean O’Neill. Photo: Supplied.

Medals for college rowers

Rowers from Marlborough secondary schools warmed up for the forthcoming Maadi Cup with a string of promising performances at the … 0 203
The winning President's Grade division one combination, from left, Warner Nicol, Eveline Apthorp, Lynn Murray and Hugh Robinson. Photo: Supplied.

President’s grade tennis titles decided

GP hydroplane Gulf Oil Gambler turns on the power at Lake Rotoiti. Photo: Supplied.

Powerboats roar across Rotoiti

Tom Sutherland was the best of the Marlborough batsmen at Saxton Oval on Sunday. Photo: Shuttersport.

Nelson retain cricket trophy

Jess Prosser.

Tactix shooter excited to be back in Blenheim

Under-16 champion Mya Wiapo shows her prowess at the long jump. Photo: Supplied.

Records set at MGC athletics sports

MBC batsman Joel Lavender on his way to a superb unbeaten 98 on Tuesday. Photo: Peter Jones.

Cricket spoils shared

Max Sowman plays on the backhand. Photo: Supplied.

Junior residential tennis crowns decided

Three members of the original Allan Scott Family Wines Marlborough Golf tournament organising committee, from left, Jo Grigg, Ann Rutledge and Mary-Ann Jacobson, relax on a swing seat, donated to the club by a former member, the late Shirley Startup, who won it by scoring a hole-in-one during the tournament.  Photo: Peter Jones.

Popular golf tournament ready to celebrate 21st

The victorious Tasman women’s 40 team. Photo: Supplied

Hockey masters on song

Falcons’ batsman Tim Petrie drives through the off side. Photo: Peter Jones

Falcons fly highest

The Marlborough-based Tasman Rugby Union staff, from left, Graeme Taylor, Dan Monaghan, Gray Cornelius, Wendy Lindstrom and Dave Paterson, with the Mitre 10 Cup. Photo: Peter Jones.

New-look team to fly Tasman flag in Marlborough

Wairau sculler Robbie Manson showed he is in top form leading into a pivotal international season. Photo: Rowing NZ 

Robbie makes most of national outing

Paul Knight. Photo Peter Jones

Netball action moves to Whites Bay

Top performers from the Blenheim Swim Club. From left: Lexi Timpson (14), Jessica Lovell (12), Kyla Thorstensen (12), Finn McNabb (12), Rhys Gjelstad (11), Joel Verran (14), Nicola Lovell (10) and Lachlan McNabb (13). Photo: Supplied.

Blenheim swimmers show prowess

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