A season-ending leg injury to Willi Heinz has propelled South Canterbury oldboy Billy Guyton into the Super Rugby spotlight.
There was a collective groan around Timaru's Alpine Energy Stadium as Heinz broke his left fibula... more
By Chris Hyde
The verdict was unanimous from a healthy red and blue crowd at Alpine Energy Stadium - bring these two teams back every year.
Balmy Timaru weather on Saturday saw a lively crowd of 3500 roll up at the ground to... more
By Stu Piddington
Billy Guyton grew up in Waimate playing age-group rugby and hoping one day he might make the big time.
The 24-year-old is on the cusp of realising that dream as part of the Crusaders wider training group.
The Super Rugby pre-season clash between the Highlanders and Crusaders in Timaru tomorrow is likely to divide the town.
Devoted fans from both sides will be hoping their side gets up for some early bragging rights.
After a... more
By Chris Hyde
Eli Kerse admires the skill of Ben Smith, while Isaac Kerse is all about Dan Carter.
Though an undivided love of sport runs through the Kerse family's Temuka household, when it comes to which rugby team to support... more
By Richard Knowler
The Crusaders' search for Nemani Nadolo's replacement starts when they meet the Highlanders in a pre-season match in Timaru on Saturday.
Destructive wing Nadolo, who is contracted to the NEC Green Rockets, is... more
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