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Football champions Football champions

The final football tournament for the year is the U19 Coastal Spirit Tournament and Waimak United were entered in both the boys and girls grades.  Thirteen teams from across the South Island, plus a team from Wellington made up the girl's competition. Day one saw the Waimak girls defeat Ferrymead Bays 9-0, Nelson A 1-0, Nomads 1-0, and Mosgiel 2-1.  Day two they defeated Halswell 3-0, and Green Island 1-0. Unbeaten, they were through to ...
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Southbrook collapse Southbrook collapse

It is still tight at the top of the Canterbury Country one day competition standings, with the top four teams all recording wins. Southbrook collapsed all out for 63 against Ohoka. The damage was done by Austin Hamilton claiming a six wicket bag 6/17. The two openers for Ohoka, Ryan Kelly 22 not out, and Daniel Lyons 35 not out finished off the match in clinical style. Leeston Southbridge had a comfortable win over Cheviot. Cheviot ...
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Early season form Early season form

North Canterbury Athletes were showing more early season form over the holiday weekend at the Canterbury athletics meet at Nga Puna Wai.  Top three placings: Lily Morrison 11girls 2nd 60m, 3rd 200m, Chelsy Reavill 12girls 3rd High Jump, Sienna Watson 14girls 1st 60m, 1st High Jump, 3rd 200m, Charlie Boyd 7boys 1st Discus, 3rd 60m, 3rd 100m, Keagan Fernando 7boys 3rd Long Jump, Farai Musesengwa 9boys 1st Long Jump, 2nd 60m, 2nd 100m. And in the ...
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Riders hit the National stage Riders hit the National stage

The NZ BMX Nationals were held in Christchurch at the North Avon Christchurch BMX Club track over Labour weekend. The North Canterbury BMX club had a stong contingent competing in the warm conditions. Blake Day was competing in the Junior Men’s Superclass races but he unfortunately crashed out on day two and finished third overall. Making the podium was Riley Smart, claiming the NZ2 plate in the 10 boys event. Scott Murphy also got himself ...
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Pegasus parkrun #214 Pegasus parkrun #214

A lovely day for running on Saturday - slightly overcast at times and super sunny at others... but the rain stayed away! Dylan was our fabulous Run Director this week (and our youngest too at a mere 12 years old!) His briefing was short, clear and precise and it's just a little unfortunate that some of our runners saw fit to do their warm up during the briefing instead of listening. Please do listen to ...

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