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By Stu Piddington The South Canterbury sevens side have qualified for the national tournament on the back of two superb wins over Southland. Playing in Timaru at the Southern Region Sevens tournament, South Canterbury upset... read more
By Stu Piddington South Canterbury have Southland in their sights as they look to qualify for the New Zealand Sevens tournament at Mt Maunganui. South Canterbury will only need one win to qualify and coach Greg de Joux thinks... read more
By Stu Piddington Barry Matthews is the new South Canterbury Heartland rugby head coach. Matthews was one of four potential coaches interviewed by the independent panel on Monday, which was chaired by former Otago first-five... read more
By Stu Piddington Five coaches have applied to take charge the South Canterbury Heartland side. The South Canterbury Rugby Union would not disclose who the applicants were, or even where they came from. Local favourite Barry... read more
By Stu Piddington The South Canterbury Rugby Union will have its biggest change of faces around the board table in a long time at its annual meeting in February. Two of the seven incumbents will not be back, with former... read more
By Stu Piddington South Canterbury spluttered its way to a sad semifinal exit from Lochore Cup contention, going down to North Otago 16-12 in Timaru. They had no direction or creativity in the back line and simply made too many... read more
By Stu Piddington Simple mistakes cost South Canterbury a shot at the Meads Cup. The side went down to Mid Canterbury 24-7 at Alpine Energy Stadium, meaning they missed the top four in the Heartland Championship again... read more
It is the last roll of the dice for South Canterbury tomorrow in Timaru if they want to make the Mead Cup semifinals. Mid Canterbury and South Canterbury are tied in fourth spot and the only guaranteed way to make the Heartland... read more
By Stu Piddington The pressure is on South Canterbury Heartland rugby coach Chester Scott to get his team to pull one more big performance out of the bag. South Canterbury have to beat the odds to make the Meads Cup top four on... read more
By Stu Piddington South Canterbury face a simple equation if they want to make the Meads Cup semifinals for the first time in five years - they must beat Mid Canterbury. The 23-11 loss to Horowhenua-Kapiti in Levin on Saturday... read more