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Ken Milne Classic triathlon

Report and Photo By Richard Davison Bryce Clark, of Lovells Flat, exits the Clutha River during the first stage of the Ken Milne Classic triathlon...

Schools hold athletics sports days

report and photos: JOHN COSGROVE@cluthaleader,.co.nz Kaitangata Primary School held its annual school athletics and fun sports day on Tuesday last week, and South Otago High...

Lawrence trails draw 1100 riders

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz NEARLY 1100 riders took part in the annual two-day Lawrence Lions Club trail ride held at Craigellachie, near Lawrence, over the weekend. Lawrence Lions treasurer...

Weighty success at age 82

For Bruce Park to start powerlifting at the age of 70 was no mean feat. For the Clutha resident to have gone from lifting a...

Home track confers no advantage

JOHN.COSGROVE @cluthaleader.co.nz The very technical and tough Balclutha track proved no helping hand for home town champion Madison Latta (Husqvarna) racing in the very competitive...

Shearing contest a crowd pleaser

South Otago contenders held their own during the 2020 Otago Shears at the Balclutha War Memorial Hall on Saturday. Although top place in a...

School to host paddock golf event

If you can chip into a toilet bowl, slice it up and over a truck, lob it into a car boot, or bogey it...

Pair looking to set up women’s rugby team

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Two rugby players from the Otago-Southland region are trying to put together a women's rugby team encompassing all levels of experience. Tegan Hollows and Isla...

Girls take up Cook Strait Challenge

john.cosgrove@cluthaleader.co.nz Four teenagers from Lawrence were excited but very tired after swimming the equivalent of Cook Strait. The biggest challenge the girls had so far faced...

How to swim Cook Strait without leaving home

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Swimming across Cook Strait sounds daunting enough but staying at home and swimming 880 lengths of the local Lawrence pool sounds just as ambitious. Next...
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