Amateur boxers stepping up to international competition

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Tauranga Boxing Club amateur boxers Arlington and Michelle Nuki are about to make the step up to international competition. The pair have been selected in the New...... Read More

Club rugby competitions are ready to hit full stride

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Waking up to a chill in the air in recent days tells Sideline Sid that the cricket gear has been put away for the winter break, and that the local Baywide club rugby...... Read More

Sport - it never goes in a straight line

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Sport is like life, in that it never goes in a straight line with the highs of expectation and achievement balanced with the thump of reality when things don't...... Read More

Outstanding success at surf lifesaving championships

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz By all accounts, last week’s Surf Lifesaving New Zealand National Championships on the Mount Main Beach were a outstanding success, with the "Mounties"...... Read More

Surf Lifesaving New Zealand National Championships come to town

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Parking will be at an absolute premium anywhere near the Mount Main Beach this weekend, when the Surf Lifesaving New Zealand National Championships come to town. Up...... Read More

The history of the Baker Cup

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz If only objects could tell tales, what stories we would likely hear. Last week Sideline Sid had a piece of local sporting silverware that dates back nearly a century,...... Read More

R&R over the hill

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz In need of some R&R, Sideline Sid and Mrs Sid headed over the Kaimai Range to catch day two and three of the Black Caps verses Bangladesh cricket test at Seddon...... Read More

Getting publicity for grassroots sport

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Publicity is the name of the game if you wish to showcase grassroots sport to the public. The local water polo community were rewarded for beating the drums of...... Read More

Three months of cricket at Bay Oval

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz The curtain has come down on a wonderful three months of top class cricket at the Bay Oval. India thrilled the sold out ground in two games with the Black Caps....... Read More

Shifting focus to NZ Warriors

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz It’s that time of year again where Sideline Sid looks into his crystal ball and directs his gaze at the fortunes of the New Zealand Warriors, before they kick...... Read More