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Vikings face Te Atatu in Sharman Cup final

Bay Roskill Vikings' Carn Roberts puts out a fend against Waitemata in the semis.

Bay Roskill Vikings have a tough game ahead of them in the Sharman Cup grand final against favorites Te Atatu Roosters.

Plunket Shield turns pink

Seventeen years after it opened, Wellington's Westpac Stadium will become a first-class cricket venue for a floodlit ...

Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington will host pink ball floodlit matches in March.

Defending champs out to make it four in a row

Pt Chevalier's Autalavou Gary Fuimaono in action.

With their pride on the line, defending SAS Fox Memorial champs Pt Chevalier Pirates are eyeing their fourth consecutive title win on Saturday.

Sykes: Worst performance of the season

Three Kings' Scott Wallace on the ball.

After a humiliating Chatham Cup loss, Three Kings Utd hope to end the regular season on a high note.

Trophy win for Orewa Club

Some of the Orewa Lifeguards making up the highest number of Surf Lifeguard Awards gained in the 2015-2016 season.

The Gudsell Trophy - awarded to the club with the highest number of Surf Lifeguard Awards gained - has been awarded to Orewa Surf Lifesaving Club.

Tuivaiti ponders future after snub

Cathrine Tuivaiti is leaving the Mystics after nine years of service.

Veteran shooter ends long association with Auckland-based team.

The Short and Wide of it

Hosts Ants (left), AJ and George (below) started out Short and Wide from their garage - now they have their own studio.

 Stuff quizzes hosts of the new sports show, to see if if they know their hole-in-ones from their hat-tricks.

Solo great on field, not so off it

Hope Solo is brilliant at what she does on the soccer field and often belligerent off of it.

OPINION: Olympian Hope Solo never learned that words have consequences, so US Soccer finally acted.

Waikato's Ranfurly changes

Iliesa Ratuva Tavuyara will make his NPC debut on the right wing.

Injury and McKenzie's ABs call-up sees a shuffle in the backline.

Bright rugby future for Tamaki College

Tamaki College have a chance to play in the 1A grade next year.

Tamaki College 1st XV made history with an undefeated season to seal the Auckland School Rugby's 1B cup.

Home grown edge, Three Kings ready for semis

Three Kings' Anton Moore in action against Forrest Hill Milford.

Three Kings Utd know they have their work cut out for them in the Chatham Cup semis as they hope to win with home grown talent.

Kids 'can't go anywhere' after bumping

George Tauleale'ausumai organises the Steeldome Gladiators event but is now abandoning The Trusts Arena, pictured behind.

A policy of bumping community bookings for higher-paying commercial events at The Trusts Arena is driving some groups away.

A lot at stake for Ellerslie FC in KO semis

West Auckland's Esther Bushell gets a foot to the ball against Ellerslie in the Women's Conference League.

Ellerslie, fresh from their 3-0 victory over West Auckland, prepare to face rivals Onehunga in the Auckland Women's Knockout semifinals.

Improving sports playing surfaces

Seddon Fields in Western Springs are one of 11 artificial turfs managed by Auckland Council.

Auckland Council upgrades more grounds to artificial turf as research continues for the right mix.

Clay target club under the gun

The Waitemata Clay Target Club has over 200 members and is a host venue for the World Masters Games next year.

"You cannot muffle a 12 gauge shotgun."

Teen gymnast to compete abroad

Samadiana Fariz on the balance beam at the recent Auckland Manukau gymnastics championship.

An East Auckland teenage gymnast will compete for New Zealand at the Junior Commonwealth Games in Namibia in October.

MAGS wins 1A rugby title

MAGS players celebrate at the final whistle.

Mount Albert Grammar have a chance of qualifying for the National Top Four after defeating Sacred Heart College in the Auckland 1st XV 1A final.

Fox second on Challenge Tour

Ryan Fox has moved up to second place on the European Challenge Tour golf standings.

NZ golfer moves up to second place on the European Challenge Tour leaderboard after a second-placed finish in Switzerland.

World Masters Games organisers call for volunteers

World Masters Games 2017 volunteer programme coordinator Kirsty McIntyre addressing applicants at a recent meeting.

Organisers of next year's World Masters Games want local volunteers to sign up for a unique opportunity.

Rangatira returns to Ellerslie

Rangatira and Cory Perrett leap over a jump at Trentham during their 2014 win in the Wellington Steeplechase.

Jumper known for winning one of the best Great Northern Steeplechases returns to Ellerslie.

Pressure mounts for 1st XV final

Sacred Heart prop Fatongia Paea on the charge during the semifinal against St Kent's.

Out to end a 51 year drought, Sacred Heart College hope to win the Auckland final with entertaining rugby.

Tributes flow for 'our' Valerie

New Zealand's Valerie Adams poses with a New Zealand flag during a medal ceremony for the Women's Shot Put in Olympic ...

Tributes have flowed for Valerie Adams following her valiant silver medal performance over the weekend.

Kumeu win nail-biting final

Kumeu are the 2016 Harbour Colts champions.

Kumeu are the under-21 champions after defeating East Coast Bays 20-17 to claim the side's second title in three years.

Waitakere City are Division 1 champions

Adyn Kettle holds off Hibiscus Coast's James Lawson.

Waitakere City FC have ended a 14 year drought with an emphatic  6-0 win over Hibiscus Coast on Saturday to claim their first NRFL Division 1 title since 2002

From Glen Eden to Europe

(left) Connor London with WIL Sports team mate Avalon Biddle.

Five years ago, Connor London would stare up at posters on his bedroom ceiling and dream of racing around the world.

Masters games entries skyrocketing

Allan Martin will be the oldest competitor at the World Masters Games next year.

Places at the World Masters Games are being snapped up fast.

Wallace proves size doesn't matter

Zae Wallace, with SAS managing director Tim Connolly, is now focused on playing club footy with the Mt Albert Lions.

Three years into playing rugby league, Auckland teenager Zae Wallace aims to make his way to the NRL.

Boxing mums come out swinging

Martha Hetaraka, left, and Tiffany Poa are training to compete in a charity boxing night in Manukau on October 1.

South Auckland women are getting fit through boxing while also raising money for hungry families.

Champions again, St Paul's retain title

Jaelin Murray was one of several outstanding player's for St Paul's.

Auckland college rugby league powerhouse St Paul's have retained their title, defeating newcomers Wesley 23-10 in the grand final.

Sport: Beating Mt Albert Lions is a must gallery

Marist Saints Aussie Tuwhangai is brought to ground. Auckland Rugby League, Fox Memorial Premier, Marist Saints v ...

 

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