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South Canterbury is heading into a tough final two weeks in the Heartland Championship after an upset loss to North Otago in Dunedin. The 22-19 defeat saw them slip to third on the table but they have two tough games ahead as... read more
By Stu Piddington In a first for the Heartland Championship, two English brothers will oppose each other when South Canterbury meets North Otago today. Josh Palmer will play on the ring wing for South Canterbury while older... read more
By Stu Piddington South Canterbury will be hoping they do not face a backlash from an underperforming North Otago side when they meet in Dunedin tomorrow. South Canterbury sit second on the Heartland Championship table while... read more
Timaru is set to host the South Island secondary schools girls' rugby tournament. The two-day tournament starts on Sunday with teams from Canterbury, Southland and Otago taking on the local Hanan Shield selection at Alpine... read more
South Canterbury sits in a good position to make the Heartland top-four for the first time since 2007 but will need to keep their momentum going over the final three weeks. With four bonus points wins from five games it is... read more
The Crusaders are coming back to Timaru for their first pre-season game of the 2015 Super Rugby season. It will be a South Island derby against the Highlanders on Saturday, January 24. The game may well have more edge than... read more
By Stu Piddington Talented Pleasant Point first-five Bryce Shearer has been named in the New Zealand Heartland under-19 team in a new national tournament. Shearer is one of 25 players from the 12 Heartland unions who will... read more
By Stu Piddington The presence of two former All Blacks in the opposition couldn't prevent South Canterbury from keeping pace with Buller, who continue to break records in the Heartland Championship. Former All Blacks Hika... read more
By Stu Piddington Poverty Bay is set to test South Canterbury's Heartland title credentials when the sides meet in Timaru tomorrow. A win for South Canterbury will boost their Meads Cup semifinal chances but, as the... read more
By Stu Piddington Rugby's front row club has probably never been so close before. Triplet's Jamee, Chloe and Erana Temoananui have all made the Hanan Shield secondary school girls rugby team. Their feat is all the more... read more