Wanderers eye the future

Wanderers eye the future

With senior club rugby completed for the 2019 season, and with Taylors Wanderers Rugby Club’s desire to field a team next season in the Under-18 championship, it was a golden opportunity on Saturday for some Wanderers supporters and sponsors to view the up-and-coming...
Superstocks back in the spotlight

Superstocks back in the spotlight

Jacob Page The Nelson Speedway Association is looking to reignite superstock racing in the region with a night called Superstock Stampede on November 16. All 39 spots, which includes three wild card entries, have been filled for an action-packed night that will be the...
Josh Amyes for big things in the pool

Josh Amyes for big things in the pool

Jacob Page Tasman Swim Club member Josh Amyes will be part of a 40-person Kiwi team headed to the Australian State Teams Championships in late September. The 16-year-old Year 11 student at Nelson College, who lives near Motueka, said it was all part of his goal to...
Parker Shield provides plenty of challenges

Parker Shield provides plenty of challenges

The Parker Shield running event at Cable Bay Adventure Park in Saturday had everything a cross-country race should have. There was lots of mud, slippery tracks, hills, stream crossings and rough grassy areas. More than 60 competitors relished the challenging 2.4km...
Young fans meet premiership captains

Young fans meet premiership captains

All eyes were on two young Brightwater netball fans as they met their Tactix and Mystics heroes on centre court at Sunday’s ANZ Premiership match at the Trafalgar Centre in Nelson.   Thirteen-year-old Olivia Shelling, who attends Waimea College, won the...
New director for college sport

New director for college sport

Pete Jones Sport Tasman   Luke Frame knew he had big shoes to fill when he stepped into the role of Tasman secondary schools regional sports director, but welcomes the challenge.   The 24-year-old replaced long-serving former director Jeni Thornborough in...