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Selwyn Times: March 07, 2018

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24 Wednesday March 7 2018 Latest Christchurch news at SELWYN TIMES Big night for top sports stars The finalists have been named in the Canterbury Sports Awards which honours the best athletes in the region in a number of different categories. Andrew King reports THE CANTERBURY Sports Awards will recognise the hard work of athletes, administrators, officials, coaches and teams on Friday. Middleton Grange athletic star Will Stedman is a finalist in the sportsperson or team with a disability of the year. Last year’s Maadi Cup winners St Andrew’s College are finalists in the outstanding junior team of the year category, along with the Heaton Intermediate girls first XI cricket team which were crowned national champions for the third year in a row. Former Christchurch Boys’ High golfer Tom Parker is a finalist in the outstanding young sportsman of the year category, alongside St Andrew’s rower Ben Taylor. Former Burnside golfer Amelia Garvey is a finalist in the ​outstanding young sportswoman of the year category. She will face stiff competition from gymnast ​ Madaline Davidson and standout rugby player Grace Brooker. The awards will be held at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand. Finalists: Outstanding team of the year: Basketball, Alloyfold Canterbury SPORTS Wildcats, women; boxing, Canterbury boxing team; cricket, Canterbury men’s team; and rugby, Canterbury women. Outstanding sports coach of the year: Athletics, Dale Stevenson; basketball, Lori McDaniel; cricket, Gary Stead; and rugby, Scott Robertson. Outstanding sportswoman of the year: Rowing, Grace Prendergast; rugby, Kendra Cocksedge; and swimming, Sophie Pascoe. Outstanding sportsman of the year: Athletics, Tom Walsh; rowing, John Storey; rugby, Richie Mo’unga; and squash, Paul Coll. Outstanding young sportswoman of the year: Golf, Amelia Garvey; gym sports, Madaline Davidson; and rugby, Grace Brooker. Outstanding young sportsman of the year: Basketball, Quinn Clinton; golf, Tom Parker; rowing, Ben Taylor; and rugby, Tom Christie. Outstanding administrator of the year: Athletics, John Gamblin; bowls, Emily Robbins; boxing, Holly Sullivan; and taekwon-do, Kris Herbison.​ Outstanding sports club of the year: Basketball, Lincoln University; cricket, Old Boys’ Collegians Cricket Club; football, Selwyn United; and tennis, Waimairi Tennis Club. Outstanding official of the year: Basketball, Matthew Bathurst; gymsports, Toby Levine; and hockey, Gareth Greenfield. Outstanding junior team of the year: Basketball, under-19 Canterbury combined boys; football, Canterbury United youth team; rowing, St Andrew’s College rowing eights; and cricket, Heaton Intermediate girls first XI. Sportsperson or team with a disability of the year: Athletics, William Stedman; boccia, Jeremy Morriss; and swimming, Sophie Pascoe. Outstanding sports event of the year: Cycling, Urology Associates car park canon ball; gymsports, New Zealand trampoline championships; hockey, GREAT YEAR: Lincoln University’s James Cawthorn is part of the team nominated for outstanding sports club of the year. international hockey test series – women’s Black Sticks v USA; rugby, Crusaders v British and Irish Lions; and rugby league, Pacific series rugby league event. Lifetime achievement award: Cricket, Mike Satterthwaite; football, Debbie Newman; gymsports, Tina Colijn; marching, Raewyn Shaw; rowing, John Wylie; rugby, Murray Dulieu; squash, Wayne Seebeck; tennis, Lindsay North; and water polo, Lachie Marshall. •More sport, page 26 Advertising feature BROADFIELD DENTAL CENTRE Excellence through Integrity Commuters on Selwyn Road will have noticed the brand new Broadfield Dental Centre has opened for business. Dr Alwyn Prinsloo has been a practising dentist for 22 years. He came to New Zealand, from his native South Africa where he trained and practised, in 2003 and made Selwyn his home. He owned the former Riccarton Dental Centre for 12 years, and recently moved that practice to the purposebuilt clinic at 184 Selwyn Road. Having worked in city and urban clinics, he “always had the idea it would be nice to have a practice a little bit out of the hustle and bustle.” That’s exactly what Broadfield Dental is. Just off the busy road, it is a quiet, modern space. There is plenty of parking. Experienced in all aspects of general dentistry Alwyn has a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry and root canal therapy. His rates are very competitive, and there are no extra charges for a new patient check-up, which includes an exam, x-ray, and a scale and polish and also an in-depth discussion about your ongoing dental care. For those emergency aches and pains, there are timeslots available every day. WE ARE OFFERING: 20% DISCOUNT on Ceramic Crowns (caps)* *For a limited time. (This offer excludes Dental Implant treatment). To book a consultation, call 03 978 5522 or visit for more information. Hours: Monday: 10am - 7pm, Tuesday to Thursday: 8am - 5pm and late nights until 7pm by appointment, Friday: 7am - 1pm 184 Selwyn Road, RD8, Broadfield. Phone 03 978 5522

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