Football season kicks off

Football season kicks off

The first weekend of Northern Regional Football League action.

Three brothers chase world title

Ben, Thomas and Campbell Enoka will play at the men's world softball championships for the Black Sox.

It's a dream come true as three Black Sox brothers chase a global gold medal.

Magic far too strong for Stars

Magic midcourter Grace Rasmussen fires off a pass under pressure from Stars defender Kayla Cullen.

The Waikato-BOP Magic notched a second 20-goal win in as many days against the Stars.

Bombay back in control

Ardmore Marist player Jonathan Taumateine goes to ground playing against Papakura.

Bombay put horror performance behind them to claim Counties Power Cup.

Toil leads to titles

Pearl Dawson Trophy winners Takapuna Ponies

Takapuna Ponies' successful season three years in the making.

Pulse pip Mystics on Super Sunday

Catherine Tuivaiti of the Pulse played well against her old team, the Mystics.

The Central Pulse edged the Northern Mystics 56-55 to give the ANZ Premiership's opening day a thrilling finish.

ASB Classic chases Sharapova

Maria Sharapova will play in Stuttgart next month after completing a drugs ban.

Maria Sharapova could be at January's ASB Classic, while Roger Federer may play an exhibition.

Team NZ's new game changer

Emirates Team New Zealand sail their AC50 two-up on the Waitemata. Two of the cycling grinders are on each side and ...

Fresh photos show four pedal-powered grinders sharing two hulls, in a breakthrough time saving move.

Bicycle polo is a thing video

Pat Ryan, left, and Adam Jacobson compete for the ball in their bike polo match near Western Park in Freeman's Bay.

It's being described as the most fun on two wheels.

Aces overpower Otago

Lockie Ferguson took three wickets in Otago's second innings as Auckland cruised to victory.

Auckland stay in contention for Plunket Shield with big win.

Orewa judo champion heads to Tonga

Under-63kg girl's national judo champion Cristyn Jones with Nippon Judo head coach Johan Boshoff.

Teen prepares to represent New Zealand in Judo competition in Tonga.

Keven Mealamu returns to Aorere College

Steven Luatua, Albert Ngata, Sione Mafileo and Keven Mealamu.

Keven Mealamu is hoping to give underprivileged children a better chance at playing rugby through a new initiative called 'Best Foot Forward'.

Top swimmers qualify for elite training

Leading junior swimmers chosen for the national squad at the Rotorua event, including Ella Crowe (second left front row) ...

Three East Auckland youngsters have claimed spots in a national junior swim squad.

One year sports pilot success

Prime Minister Bill English speaks at the Play.Sport event in Upper Hutt. Fergusson Intermediate student leader Maia ...

Coleman would like to see Govt sports programme in Hutt and Auckland schools extended through the country.

Suburbs swallow bitter pill

Eastern Suburbs' impressive first season in the Stirling Sports Premiership has come to a disappointing end.

It was a disappointing end to what was a breakout inaugural season for Eastern Suburbs in the Stirling Sports Premiership.

Coast take preseason tournament

Julian Stevenson slots home Coast second goal.

Hibiscus Coast AFC have been punching above their weight preseason.

Kicking it in Kentucky

Emma Mathieson with her horse Mickey. Emma has been selected to represent New Zealand at the IMGA National Championships ...

Franklin mounted games rider bolts into NZ open team to compete at Kentucky.

Footballers fight daylight saving

Matthew Foley trains with former All White Earle Thomas at the Top Flight Football Academy.

While most of us want an endless summer, Top Flight Football Academy is welcoming the end of daylight saving.

CricHQ looks to raise its bat

CricHQ founder Simon Baker says it is amazing to be nominated for the award.

The company has plans to become the world's largest cricket broadcaster.

'It hasn't sunk in yet' video

Calder paddles for Helensville-based Tu Tangi Ora Waka Ama.

Daniel Calder is doing time on the water as he prepares to represent New Zealand in waka ama.

Privileged to play in premiership

Glenfield Rovers coach Daniel Donegan believes the NRFL is one of the top club competitions across any sport.

Increasing professionalism in club football competition.

Fifth consecutive final for Takapuna

Premier cricket coach says venue change is better late than never.

Sacred Heart take on world's best

The Sacred Heart College first XI football team will travel to Prague in May to compete against the world's top high ...

Sacred Heart College will send their top football team to challenge some of the best high school teams in the world.

Best and worst of our national league

Tasman United may have finished eighth, but they had plenty to smile about in their first national league season.

New teams, dissent, quality imports - the Premiership has had plenty to write about this season.

Opportunities for young footballers

Albany United coach Tel Sheehy has some interesting arrivals in his 2017 NRFL squad.

Coaches look ahead to 2017 NRFL season.

Convicted rugby player returns

Dylan Halaholo's intensive supervision period is until April 2018.

Disgraced former pro rugby player Dylan Halaholo back on the field after being convicted of doing indecent acts in public. 

New coach brings new style

Dave Fahy, centre, is back for North Shore United in the 2017 NRFL first division.

North Shore United enter the NRFL season with a new-look side.

'Stop abusing officials'

Takapuna AFC first team coach Joe Daw and new director of football Chris Bryson are changing the culture at the club.

An Auckland football club's first-ever director of football plans to teach parents to be better spectators.

Mad Butcher: Dunedin shines despite Warriors' woes

Marcelo Montoya of the Bulldogs takes a ball from Manu Vatuvei of the Warriors.

OPINION: We may not have won in Dunedin, going down to the Bulldogs, but I have met some wonderful people in the South.

Warrior caught on camera

An oblivious Ben Matulino was confronted over his red light running by the angry cyclist

Warriors player Ben Matulino caught on camera by angry cyclist after running red light.

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