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Hurricanes stalled for now

Blindside flanker Brad Shields eventually left Eketahuna in a moonboot after getting injured against the Blues.

Hurricanes look awful and have plenty to do before the Super Rugby season starts.

Siddle unhurt after nasty blow video

Peter Siddle hits a 6. New Zealand Black Caps v Australia. Day 2, 1st test match, Basin Reserve, Wellington, New Zealand. Saturday 13 February 2016. Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Australian tailender cops a nasty whack on the head as his team's first innings at the Basin Reserve stretched into a third day.

Bowler angry at being left out

Where are all the disabled bowlers? Peter Horne would love to be playing in the Wellington Canterbury Quadrangular Tournament at his home club in Naenae. Disabled bowls was left out for the second year in a row and Horne wants to know why.

Peter Horne angry that disabled bowlers have been left out of a tournament.

Hurricanes left battered and blue

George Moala is tackled by Ngani Laumape.

A few injury concerns in Hurricanes camp after going down to the Blues.

Voges gets big reprieve video

Umpire Richard Illingworth signals a no-ball, much to the despair of Doug Bracewell.

Australia get the rub of the replay green at the Basin Reserve.

Khawaja's juggling act

New Zealand were trying to fight their way back into contention late on day one of the first test against Australia at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.

Trent Boult's six-hitting exploits ended at the hands of a super catch from Usman Khawaja.

Perenara desperate to compete

TJ Perenara will take a leading role with the Hurricanes this season.

Hurricanes treating pre-season clash with Blues like a competition game.

Colson enjoying cricket again

Fraser Colson is strapping on Wellington Firebirds pads once again after taking a summer off cricket last year.

After giving up on cricket for a season, Fraser Colson made an impressive return to first-class cricket last weekend.

Phoenix to change nothing

Albert Riera returns from suspension to bolster the Phoenix.

The Phoenix will need some good fortune to upset Western Sydney Wanderers.

Blaze prepared for one-day final

The Wellington Blaze will need big knocks from Rachel Priest (pictured) and Sophie Devine if they are to win the one-day final on Saturday.

Success against the Auckland Hearts earlier in the season has the Wellington Blaze feeling confident ahead of Saturday's one-day final.

Watson loving football again

Hamish Watson, right, is back for a second spell with the Wellington Phoenix and has found his passion for the game once again.

Barely a year ago, returning Wellington Phoenix recruit Hamish Watson thought he was done with football.

Jones loan saga rolls on

Alex Jones in action at Phoenix training on Thursday.

The Alex Jones loan deal with the Wellington Phoenix in danger of falling over.

Naenae ladies bowling along

Naenae have won a number of women's bowling titles so far this season. The winners include (from left) Kimberley Hemingway, Leonie Gough, Wendy Mackie, Pat East, Cath Jones, Jessie Macaw and Lisa White.

The ladies at the Naenae Bowling Club have enjoyed plenty of recent success.

Basin spruce-up set to start

The Basin Reserve needs a makeover if it is to attract more cricket tests.

Work about to begin to protect Basin Reserve's status as international cricket venue.

Canes seek systems check

Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd: 'Clearly we want a better outcome than we achieved against the Force, which was 28-0 and which we weren't happy about.'

Hurricanes target vast improvement from 28-0 loss to the Western Force.

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Siddle unhurt after nasty blow video

Peter Siddle hits a 6. New Zealand Black Caps v Australia. Day 2, 1st test match, Basin Reserve, Wellington, New Zealand. Saturday 13 February 2016. Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Australian tailender cops a nasty whack on the head as his team's first innings at the Basin Reserve stretched into a third day.

Scots sets sights on shield

Wellington College students celebrate winning last year's McEvedy Shield.

Private school students petition to be included in Wellington's annual McEvedy Shield tournament.

Skier aiming for Youth Olympics

Jackson Rich training in September last year.

Watching the sunrise from on top of a mountain is one thing, but Jackson Rich's newest opportunity is something he is seriously looking forward to.

Schoolboys wins NI shooting champs

North Island Double Rise Clay Target Championships winners Aaron Phillips (left) and Neil Pratt.

Aaron Phillips can't even drive yet but he's knows how to handle a gun.

Central tennis champs semifinalists found

Top seed Ajeet Rai, from Taranaki, is through to the semifinals of the ITF Tecnifibre Tennis Central Championships in Wellington.

The ITF Tecnifibre Tennis Central Championships in Wellington have reached the semifinals stage with a host of top talent still in the title mix.

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