Wanganui Secondary Schools AwardsPublished - 30 Oct 2015 Comment
2015 WSS Sports Awards
Junior Sportsman Kasey Watson, judo
WHS Judo Junior Sportswoman Claudia Hurley, Nga Tawa Diocesan School, Equestrian
Senior Sportsman Stephen Perofeta, WCS Rugby
Senior Sportswoman Erica Tanner WHS Kayaking & Multisport
Junior Team Name WCS Yr 9 Girls Cross Country WCS Cross country
Senior Team Kayla Spencer & Jessica Brougham WHS
Rowing Official of the Year ...Read More
Rugby - Meads Cup FinalPublished - 24 Oct 2015 Comment
David Ogilvie reports on a remarkable Wanganui victory in today’s Meads Cup rugby final in Timaru.
Sixty minutes into this bruising Meads Cup final, young Canterbury referee Liam Scanlon held Wanganui’s fate in his hands.
Wanganui held a slender 14-11 lead when Scanlon penalised South Canterbury halfback Nick Annear for wanderig through the ruck and badly impeding the passage of the ball back to...Read More
17th Oct: McDonald's Mud Muster EventPublished - 17 Oct 2015 Comment
The McDonald's Mud Muster event saw big numbers turn out to compete at their new venue this year, Shelter View Jetsprint Park. Better known for the V8 engines in the jetboats, it was the human version that needed big motors to get out there amongst the muddiest of conditions and tough hills and terrain .... a real test of guts and stamina.
Well done to everyone who put themselves through the challenge...
Heartland Rugby semiPublished - 17 Oct 2015 Comment
Wanganui has battled its way expertly into next weekend’s Meads Cup final by beating an apparently cocky Mid Canterbury 26-11 in today’s semi-final. The opponent, in Timaru, will be South Canterbury. David Ogilvie reports:
Wanganui were reminded constantly in Ashburton about Mid Canterbury’s ambitions to make it a three-peat of Meads Cup rugby titles. And just to rub it in, rugby great and the man the...Read More