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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
By Stu Piddington Several Heartland Championship coaches will have their calculators at hand as they head into the penultimate week of the round-robin. After eight games the top four sides contest the Meads Cup while fifth to... read more
The Hanan Shield secondary schoolgirls rugby team won their play-off for third at the South Island tournament. Played in Timaru, Hanan Shield beat Otago convincingly 29-5 while Southland beat Canterbury 22-7 in the final. The... read more
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