The Enemy of Excellence in Youth Sports

“My daughter is the tallest fourth grader in her class and loves to play basketball,” said a father to me recently. “Sadly, I know that she will ultimately grow to be of average height. Since she is now only allowed to rebound and give the ball to shorter-bal

Nelson Suburbs goalkeeper Corey Wilson signs for Tasman United

Tasman United have been quick to sign a replacement for departing goalkeeper Coey Turipa, securing the services of standout Nelson Suburbs shot-stopper Corey Wilson.

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology fields first competitive football team

The football team is understood to be NMIT's first competitive sporting side.

Joey Turner scores four as Richmond Athletic beat Motueka to extend lead

Joey Turner scored four goals in Richmond's 7-1 win over Motueka.

Disappointment down south as Tasman United suffer fourth consecutive defeat

Project Tasman United clearly still needs some work.

New trio to join ASB Premiership

New Zealand Football confirmed on Wednesday the 10 participants for an expanded 2016-17 ASB Premiership competition with three new entities joining the country’s top domestic league.

Mainland Football has announced the Appointment of Julian Bowden to the role of CEO.

Bowden joins Mainland Football with over 20 years of experience working in various commercial positions including CEO roles over the last 10 years.

CEO Recruitment and an interim position announced

Eddie Clark, Mainland Football Board Member since 2010 has been announced as the interim CEO for Mainland Football. The Board will now be looking to employ a permanent CEO.

Keeping kids in the game

Over the past 4 years Scorching Goal Football Fund has given kids a football future. This year the aim is to keep kids in the game with 4 new application dates in 2015.

Sports field upgrade work to support future generations of Christchurch sports stars

Christchurch City Council is into the final stages of its sports ground upgrade work ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015.



Futsal on the rise in Canterbury as men win national title

Who knew Canterbury was a futsal powerhouse?

Mainland Futsal became the first team south of Auckland to claim the national men's title last weekend, beating Capital 7-6 in the final.


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