By Chris Hyde The year of the sheep could still be the year of the rams as Mackenzie showed they are not out of the Hamersley Cup race with a 31-25 win over previously-unbeaten Temuka. Bone-crunching defense and a superb day... read more
The Fraser Park Trust will wind up and pass Alpine Energy Stadium to the South Canterbury Rugby Football Union. The Timaru District Council's policy and development committee voted on Tuesday to support the Trust being wound up... read more
Celtic have passed their first acid test of the club rugby season, downing Harlequins 43-20 at Alpine Energy Stadium. Harlequins will be scratching their heads after a winless start to their Hamersley Cup campaign, but the... read more
By Stu Piddington The Hamersley Cup senior rugby competition kicked off on Saturday and already a big upset has been notched up. Pleasant Point proved they have life in them despite a raft of retirements with a 22-19 win over... read more
By Stu Piddington Can anyone stop Celtic? That's the big question as the Hamersley Cup senior rugby competition kicks off. The defending champions are favourites to land chasing their seventh triumph in a row. Celtic have... read more
By Stu Piddington Chairman Brent Isbister's job is on the line at the South Canterbury Rugby Union's annual general meeting on Monday night but he is confident of being retained. Four nominations have been received for the... read more
By Stu Piddington New South Canterbury Rugby Union chief executive Wayne Hart is looking forward to his time in charge. Hart has spent a week at the Alpine Energy Stadium headquarters and is positive about what he has seen... read more
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... read 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... read 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. He... read more