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Rugby player collapses on field

The player was rushed to Middlemore Hospital.

Man fighting for his life after incident at World Masters Games in Auckland. 

Click, click, bang video

Kelston's Alicia Wichman won gold in the 30-39-year-old women division, shooting 93/100.

World Masters Games shooters gather in Kumeu for double-barrel action.

Throttle down for rally car champs gallery

East Auckland-based rally car drivers Kieran Anstis and Matt Jensen are ready to burn some rubber at this weekend's ...

Driving duo Matt Jensen and Kieran Anstis aim to take out category five in this season's NZ Rally Championships.

East premier sides all score victories

The Paparoa Park faithful will be out in force to cheer on their Howick Hornets against Richmond Bulldogs in the SAS Fox ...

East Tamaki is riding high in Auckland club rugby, while Howick have notched up a second victory in the Fox Memorial.

Black Stacks on a high

Ashley Foster from the Black Stacks returned from the 2017 World Sport Stacking Championships in Taiwan with a fifth ...

New Zealand's cup stacking team has had a successful trip to the world champs in Taiwan.

Club's first ever big win

The Orewa Sharks secure their spot and defeat all teams.

Baseball plays hit the ground running at this year's national tournament.

Elected officials on their bikes

Rodney Local Board 'Chair Leader' Beth Houlbrooke, with gold medal winner and board member Alison Roe and councillor ...

Allison Roe swapped running shoes for bike pedals and claimed gold at the World Masters Games.

Valerie Adams now a Dame

Dame Valerie Adams receives The Insignia of a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to athletics ...

Valerie beams with pride after receiving her Damehood medal.

Wellsford School celebrates victory

Wellsford School prepare for the Rippa Rugby National Finals.

Wellsford School shine on the rugby field again.

World champ taking on Aussies

Sacha Earnest dominated the BMX New Zealand Nationals last weekend, winning every single race across three events.

Sacha Earnest may be New Zealand's next BMX star.

Kiwi wing will 'go extra mile'

Auckland-born Denny Solomona is set for his England rugby debut after playing rugby league for Samoa.

Born in NZ and capped for Samoa, but Denny Solomona will run through brick walls for Eddie Jones' England.

Winning 'just a bonus'

Waimauku's Petria Haigh won the national junior endurance 60 kilometre race in Taupo, April 13-16.

Seventeen-year-old Petria Haigh endures four hours on horseback to claim national junior title.

Rugby club's Anzac tribute

College Rifles rugby club's 2017 commemorative Anzac jersey, worn by the premier men's team on the 100th anniversary of ...

Auckland rugby club continues a touching tradition that pays homage to players who died in World War I.

101-year-old wins Auckland gold video

Man Kaur, 101, celebrates after receiving her 100m gold medal at the World Masters Games.

She was slightly slower than the world record but no-one can take the world champion crown from this 101-year-old.

Orewa half marathon gallery

Chris Trent wins the Orewa Half Marathon.

The Orewa Beach Half Marathon took place on Sunday morning.

Let the teens play

East Coast Bays' Joe Bresnahan, left, is back for another season.

Teenagers can foot it in premier senior football, according to former All White.

From America's Cup to Masters Games

Seven-time America's Cup sailor Tony Rae, right, and father Murray will compete as a father-son duo in the upcoming ...

As far as father-son sailing duos go, it doesn't get much more prolific than Murray and Tony Rae.

Black likely to leave Canes

Otere Black, in action for NZ Maori, could move from the Hurricanes to the Blues next year.

After three years at the Hurricanes, Otere Black could be headed to the Blues next season.

League legend delights young team

Glenora Crazy Bears coach Cassie Keene and sons Tayler, 5, and Tamali'i, 4, meet their hero Shaun Johnson.

An under-6 rugby league team had an unlikely guest as their water boy on Saturday - Warriors star Shaun Johnson.

A tale of two cup ties

Kenny Miller and Rangers play in the Scottish Cup on Sunday night, hours after an Auckland supporters group will play in ...

A Glasgow Rangers supporters club will play in the Chatham Cup on Sunday, then watch their team in the Scottish Cup later that night.

Defying the odds

Amputee Lynley Brown leaving the water on crutches following her part in the 2017 Port Of Tauranga Half Ironman.

A former ironman champion has endured a lengthy list of medical abnormalities. Now she wants to settle some unfinished business.

101-yo sprinter after NZ gold video

Man Kaur, at 101 years old, will compete in the 100m, 200m, shot put, and javelin at the World Masters Games in Auckland.

She may not beat Usain Bolt for time, but she's got every chance of winning a world title in Auckland.

Remembrance contest honours surfers

Bryan Young wins the 50 plus division.

The Orewa Longboard Club held its inaugural Memorial Contest to remember those who have died.

'I've pulled the pin'

Kaipara Lancers Rugby League player-coach Eli Foreman says although this season is over, he'll have 'another go at it' ...

The Kaipara Lancers' season is over after two games, as playing numbers plummet.

Hornets stung by Lions; Fencibles top of table

Howick Hornets' Joshua Harris runs into Mt Albert Lions' Chaz Brown, in the SAS Fox Memorial premier grade rugby league ...

Howick and Mt Albert had an almighty league tussle, while East Auckland footballers are league leaders. 

Hibiscus Coast AFC on fire

Precious let just two goals through in the 5-2 win over Tauranga City when two controversial calls in the last 10 ...

A 5-2 win over Tauranga and a 9-1 trouncing of Franklin has Hibiscus Coast AFC back in the game.

Two youngsters make national swim squad

Newest members of the Jetstar Super Swim Squad- Harry Shannon, Hayley McIntyre, Daniel Kregting, Sophie Robb, Hannah ...

Hannah and James get accepted in the Jetstar Super Swim Squad after giving a star performance.

Masters sports games across the east

The Howick Pakuranga Black Hawks and Grey Hawks (in red) baseball teams are playing on the diamonds at Lloyd Elsmore ...

World Masters Games athletes hit the ground running on East Auckland pitches, diamonds and fairways.

Fans meet netball royalty

Enjoying a moment together before Monday's ANZ premiership game in Manukau are Leana De Bruin of the Stars, ANZ Future ...

A young Warkworth netballer met netball royalty at the ANZ Premiership match on Monday.

Twice the action in NRFL

Takapuna's Thompson Nkoy scored in his side's win over Te Atatu.

A double-header weekend of NRFL action saw goals aplenty.

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