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 competition... 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
By Jacob Page South Canterbury rugby coach Chester Scott said lessons will be learned after his team's 19-10 top-of-the-table loss to Buller in Westport on Saturday. South Canterbury were held scoreless in the second half after... read more
By Stu Piddington Luke Brownlee isn't a household name in New Zealand rugby but perhaps he should be. The openside flanker plays for the country's smallest province, Buller, but is breaking one of New Zealand rugby's more... read more
By Stu Piddington South Canterbury coach Chester Scott is expecting a real challenge in their top of the table Heartland clash with Buller tomorrow. South Canterbury head to Westport in the unaccustomed position of being... read more
By Stu Piddington South Canterbury will take on Buller in the Heartland Championship on Saturday in unusual circumstances for both teams. Buller and South Canterbury are unbeaten after three rounds and whoever wins the crucial... read more
By Stu Piddington A superb South Canterbury display saw them run in seven tries against Wairarapa Bush and rack up a convincing 43-16 victory in Timaru. The result means South Canterbury remain on top of the Heartland... read more