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BMX Success | Holly Oldham

Holly Oldham captured the New Zealand under 14 girls BMX title in Te Awamutu on Friday (14 April 2017). image central caught up with Holly who is feeling pretty stoked with her success. Words Adrian […]

Emerging Talent – Ursin Morrell

Ursin Morrell will be taking part in the prestigious Kawata Cup Samurai Karate tournament in Queenstown this weekend. image central caught up with Ursin for a photo shoot around his home town, Alexandra, and a […]

Done & Dusted

Once again the Duntroon School volunteers have worked tirelessly to put together the Dansey’s Pass Trail Ride. The event attracts over 1,000 riders to the area, promoting the Duntroon area and raising funds for the […]

Keeping Sports Clubs Relevant

The Aussies have been struggling a bit with their sport having just been thrashed by and ABs in Rugby and, much more importantly for them, getting whipped by South Africa in the recent Cricket test […]

2016 Tour of Southland

The SBS Bank Tour of Southland kicked off this afternoon with a prologue lap around Queen’s Park, marking 60 years of the event. This year the event includes 20 teams, up from the 14 teams […]

Emerging Talent | Nicole Shields

Nicole Shields is an emerging track cycling talent. Nicole tasted success at the Junior World Cycling Championships in Agile, Switzerland earlier this year and is training hard to taste some more. image central caught up […]

NZ Merino Shears 2016

Words Adrian Morgan | Images Clare Toia-Bailey It was all happening at the NZ Merino Shears held in Alexandra over the weekend. image central was there to soak up the atmosphere and capture some of […]

Sally Mullally | Hockey Coach

Recently image central spoke to Sally Mullally at the Cromwell hockey turf as she was preparing the Central Otago Collier Trophy (under 13 girls) team for the national tournament. Sally is extensively involved in Central […]

Millers Flat Seven-a-Side

Words Adrian Morgan | Images Clare Toia-Bailey If you have played country rugby in Otago over the last 100 years it’s likely that you have played in the Millers Flat seven-a-side tournament. Some of the […]

Emerging Talent | Reuben Pyle

Recently image central chatted with multi-talented young sportsman Reuben Pyle to ask about his sporting ambitions. Reuben is in his second year of 1st XV rugby at Dunstan High School. He sees himself as a […]

For the Love of Her Boys

Words Adrian Morgan | Images Clare Toia-Bailey Last Saturday, image central travelled out to Ranfurly on the Maniototo to capture the action in the Central Otago Premier Rugby semi-final. We had also arranged to meet […]

Caleb’s Journey

We are saddened to hear that one of the boys we have featured in our posts, Caleb Darling from Roxburgh, has recently been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. Caleb (9) is a talented young sportsman […]

Emerging Talent | Lia Chapman

Lia Chapman has recently been selected in the Central Otago Year 8 netball team. image central caught up with Lia recently to ask her about the upcoming rep season. This is not Lia’s first season […]

Brad Weiler – Ice Man

New Iceinline Sports Complex Manager Brad Weiler has relocated to Central Otago from Oakville, Ontario. image central caught up with Brad this week at Iceinline in Alexandra. image central: How did you come to be […]

A Common Bond

Words Adrian Morgan | Images Clare Toia-Bailey When we were talking to Ali Cameron’s youngest daughter Ellah (7), we wanted to find out who she saw as her netball role model. The names of players […]

A Passion for Netball

Within most sports clubs or organisations you will usually find someone who does more than their fair share. Ann Conder is one of those people. Ann has been heavily involved in Central Otago netball for […]

Coach Sopes

Words Adrian Morgan | Images Clare Toia-Bailey Coaching a club team that had won the competition the previous season but had only five players returning is not a task that many would volunteer to take […]

The Ball Boy

Words Adrian Morgan | Images Clare Toia-Bailey Leif Tippet. Remember that name. Leif volunteers as a ball boy at all the Clyde-Earnscleugh Premier rugby home games. He will be there this weekend when Clyde-Earnscleugh take […]

Introducing image central

image central is about encouraging participation in sport through inspirational imagery and story telling. We have been busy checking out a lot of local sport over the last few weeks. It’s been awesome to see […]

The White Horse Cup

The White Horse Cup is often described as the Ranfurly Shield of Central Otago club rugby. Ray Goodall, the author of a new book on the subject, says that since the cup was donated in […]

Clyde-Earnscleugh beat Cromwell

Clyde Earnscleugh Rugby Football Club came out on top in their clash with Cromwell Rugby Football Club this afternoon. After suffering two close defeats to the Maggots and Wanderers in recent weeks, there was plenty […]

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