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Eden rugby in defence of Portola Cup

Eden's Jorge Asi prepares for a lineout against Mt Wellington on June 18.

The Sandringham-based side are set to fire in the do-or-die weeks of the Auckland premier rugby season.

Warriors open pop-up store video

The Warriors have opened their first Pop Up store in Hunters Plaza in Papatoetoe.

South Auckland was the obvious place for the Vodafone Warriors' very first pop-up store.

Waters of Rio await Mt Wellington rower

Isaac Grainger competing on Lake Karapiro in 2014.

Isaac Grainger is headed to Rio with the New Zealand men's eight boat.

Singlet plus gold medals offer video

Peter Snell wore the singlet at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

Kiwi running great Sir Peter Snell will add two gold medals to Te Papa's singlet buy.

The Adams of wheelchair basketball? video

Kauri Murray, 18, has been selected for the New Zealand mens under-23 wheelchair basketball team.

Kauri Murray could be heading for a bright future in wheelchair basketball.

Grammar TEC hold off Marist

Grammar TEC's Corey Niwa on May 21.

The defending Gallaher Shield champions have proven they could be title contenders again.

Council takes over b-ball plan

The West Borough site was supposed to have been developed into a modern basketball court, but the upgrade won't be ...

It was launched with great fanfare, but now the telco giant has handed over responsibility to council.

WWE superstar in NZ video

The WWE champ brings to the ring a ferocious style that harkens to his noble and heroic Celtic ancestors.

The "ginger-headed juggernaut" talks movies and wrestling during whirlwind visit.

How to break your worst habits

German football coach Joachim Loew has been caught smelling his fingers after scratching his genitals during a Euro 2016 ...

The dirty habit of one German football coach is not all that uncommon, but how do you stop?

Big kayaking event for Auckland video

Luuka Jones is one of New Zealand's top canoe slalom prospects.

WhitewaterXL New Zealand Invitational will have field containing the world's best canoe slalom exponents.

Big hits and injuries all part of the game

Jamie Lawrence (left) competes for the puck with the Admirals' Tom Tracy.

Jamie Lawrence has played with the Ice Blacks for the last five years, and says the Kiwis have come a long way.

Marist Saints scrape past Howick

Marist's Corey Seator attempts an escape from the Howick defence.

Mt Albert league side displaying promise as they enter the second half of the season.

NZ darts hit bullseye video

Darts

With the fun of the rugby sevens and big audiences, darts proves lucrative for a NZ business.

Sacred Heart dominate Westlake Boys

Rob Dymond attempts to maintain possession.

The Glendowie school's premier football squad is looking the team to beat.

Halfback Hall heads to Crusaders

Blues halfback Bryn Hall, playing against the Crusaders. He will be playing for them in 2017.

The two-way trade between the Blues and the Crusaders continues with halfback Bryn Hall heading south next year.

Ponsonby premiers create top eight pressure

Ponsonby's Leo Ngahe attempts to push off the Eden defence on April 30.

Ponsonby have taken their first win in the top eight round of Auckland premier rugby.

Magic have big win over Mystics video

Magic shooter Jo Harten and Mystics defender Michaela Sokolich-Beatson compete for the ball in the first half of ...

54-51 win in Auckland leaves them three points clear in second place in the New Zealand conference.

McGlinchey to captain All Whites

Michael McGlinchey celebrates a goal for the All Whites in 2012. He is now the stand-in skipper at the Oceania Nations ...

Wellington-born footballer may have a thick Glasgwegian accent, but he is proud to captain New Zealand.

Troup humbled and 'blown away'

Gray Troup, Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, pictured at Kolmar, the Papatoetoe sports centre he helped found.

Former New Zealand cricketer Gary Troup has been honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Clubs in a hub

Kevin Jenkins - chairman of Poneke Football Club - said the move toward a multi-sport hub was a "no-brainer".

Poneke Football Club will move away from one sport to make way for a multi-code hub.

'Passing on the dream'

Epsom Girls Grammar and Papakura High School prefects pictured with the motherload of gear one passed on to the other. ...

Instead of throwing their used sports gear out, a high decile school donates the lot to a low decile school.

Suburbs striker working for World Cup

Jacqui Hand clashes with Claudelands Rovers' Katie Williams on May 29.

Jacqui Hand is training towards the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan.

Aces cricketer impacting abroad

Glenn Phillips playing for the Howick Pakuranga Cricket Club on March 5.

Glenn Phillips has been making a scene with the Marylebone Cricket Club in London.

Young netballer stepping up

Grace Kukutai at Netball Waitakere in Henderson, Auckland.

When Grace Kukutai was a young netballer she never dreamed she would hang out with Silver Fern Maria Tutaia.

Football success leads to exchange opportunity

Franklin football player Ryan Rossall has been scouted by NSR Australia for its student athlete program.

Budding football star Ryan Rossall is looking forward to finishing school in New Zealand and heading to the States to play for an American college.

Kiwi footballer turns pro in Serbia

Adam Mitchell has signed with Serbia's leading football club Red Star Belgrade.

Adam Mitchell has signed for Red Star Belgrade - one of Serbia's most storied clubs.

East and bays rugby clubs eyeing Gallaher Shield

Marist`s Reihana Soutar-Finch is tackled by Waitemata`s John Vui on May 28.

The pinnacle prize of Auckland Rugby is up for grabs as we reach the premier stages of the season.

Waitemata proving its mettle

Michael Mayne watches the Onehunga Mangere game.

The last time the football club was in the NRFL was in 2006.

Lions on track for Fox Memorial prize

Mt Albert's Palu Tapaevalu powers into the Mangere defensive line.

Despite a narrow victory on May 28 the Mt Albert Lions are still premier title contenders.

Cui waits for Olympic call

It must be a nervous time for Elizabeth Cui who is waiting to see if she's made the cut for Rio.

Elizabeth Cui is on the edge of diving at the Olympic Games.

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