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Dunedin darts player to represent New Zealand

A Dunedin darts player is the sole Otago representative to be selected in a national team. Nick Kohey, of the Dunedin Metropolitan club, was named...

‘Party trick’ lands student place in NZ team

While he may not compete much anymore, a University of Otago student's "party trick" has landed him a spot in the national team. Ben Lovelock...

New coach in sync with as open day nears

Imagine running a 100m sprint while holding your breath, then taking a short breath and having to run again for about two minutes. That is...

Young team ready to take on Australia

After two-and-a-half years of planning, the Pirates Gunners rugby team is off to take on the Australians. The under-13 mixed team will compete in the...

Hard work at sports pays off for two pupils

Two Columba College pupils are aiming high after being selected as New Zealand sporting representatives. Year 7 pupil Sophie Derbyshire has been selected in diving,...

Table tennis family together for competition

Getting to play with her daughter and granddaughters lured a Mosgiel ping pong player back to the Southland tables. The last time June King played...

Heading to Canada for assistant coach role

Personal trainer Tom Hart is over the moon to be selected as the assistant coach for the New Zealand World Championship powerlifting team heading...

Homersham keen to lift his game

A Dunedin weightlifter will be teaming up with some of the country's best lifters in New Caledonia next month. Josh Homersham (19) has been selected...

Mosgiel schoolboy returns from US tour

Being presented with his New Zealand playing shirt was an "unreal" experience for a Mosgiel footballer. Rory Findlay (17) recently returned from a three-week trip...

Touch players make their mark

Otago touch is marking its mark on the national field. Seven players, two coaches and a manager represented New Zealand in a three-day test series...

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