Sport

Hodge conquers mountain to make world champs team

Tim Hodge (front) on his way to winning the Wellington Cross-Country Championships on July 18, a results which helped earn him a spot at the World Mountain Running Championships.

Tim Hodge has made the New Zealand team for the World Mountain Running Championships in Wales.

Cory's World Cup dream crashes to earth

Cory Jane steps up for the Wellington Lions the evening before the All Blacks' World cup team announcement.

Cory Jane’s hopes of playing a second rugby World Cup crashed to earth on Sunday morning.

Papps to skipper the Firebirds

Wellington Firebirds stalwart Michael Papps will captain the team in all three formats in the absence of James Franklin.

Michael Papps has been given the Wellington captaincy by new coach Bruce Edgar.

Jordan Hunt looking at US options

Onslow College's Hayden Robertson, right, rises above Newlands College defender Zyrus Grace in the Wellington premier one basketball final.

Jordan Hunt towers above his schoolmates but height is always relative on a basketball court.

Scots lose Moascar Cup in odd circumstances

St Andrew's College, from Christchurch, are the new holders of the Moascar Cup.

Scots College have lost the Moascar Cup in odd circumstances.

Big boys feature in top four rugby clash

Big prop Alex Fidow has been an outstanding contributor to the Scots College first XV.

Two bulky boys will be searching for the tryline again when Scots College meet Otago Boys' in their top four clash in Rotorua on Friday.

Why Durante quit All Whites

Andrew Durante says it has become difficult juggling family with international and club football.

Andrew Durante has no regrets about changing his allegiance to New Zealand.

Horspool cracks elite running at 33

Nick Horspool crosses the finish line as the winner of the Wellington Road Championships, with the pain of a tough final kilometre evident on his face.

Nick Horspool may have only started running seriously in the past few years, but, at 33, he's one of the country's top marathon runners.

Saints suffer mixed start in Taiwan

Former Canterbury Rams player Richie Edwards scored 28 points for the Wellington Saints.

The Wellington Saints have started the William Jones Cup in Taiwan with a win and a loss.

Capital hockey men not getting ahead of themselves

Capital's Harry Miskimmin clashes with Central's Robert Creffier during Capital's 5-0 win in Palmerston North on Saturday.

The Capital Cobras' have been labelled title contenders in the National Hockey League, but they're taking that claim with a grain of salt.

Brown re-signs with Pulse

Ameliaranne Wells, left, and Jodi Brown will again be the Central Pulse's starting shooters in 2016.

Goal attack's name the last added to the Trans-Tasman Netball League franchise's roster for 2016.

Dramatic introduction for Marino

Wellington second rower Solomona Sio is all wrapped up by the Akarana defenders.

It was quite an introduction to representative football, for Darryl Marino.

Hutt goalie facing one last battle

Eastern Hutt goalkeeper Leonie Broome is battling cancer but still played a major role helping Eastern Hutt win the Premier Two title.

The Eastern Hutt Hockey Club is holding a fund-raiser for Leonie Broome this Saturday.

Trials champ revving up enduro scene

Wainuiomata’s Jake Whitaker, on a Husqvarna TE250, turned his moto trials skills into enduro racing success at the inaugural Moonshine Run Hard event.

Jake Whitaker's trials skills helped him blitz the field at the recent Moonshine Run Hard Enduro.

Piri tale coaches kids to dream big

Kicking off kids' dreams: the front cover of Jared Bell's picture book for children, Piri's Big All Black Dream.

Kick off your own dreams into reality - just as Piri Weepu did.

College Sport

Jordan Hunt looking at US options

Onslow College's Hayden Robertson, right, rises above Newlands College defender Zyrus Grace in the Wellington premier one basketball final.

Jordan Hunt towers above his schoolmates but height is always relative on a basketball court.

Scots lose Moascar Cup in odd circumstances

St Andrew's College, from Christchurch, are the new holders of the Moascar Cup.

Scots College have lost the Moascar Cup in odd circumstances.

Big boys feature in top four rugby clash

Big prop Alex Fidow has been an outstanding contributor to the Scots College first XV.

Two bulky boys will be searching for the tryline again when Scots College meet Otago Boys' in their top four clash in Rotorua on Friday.

Early test for HIBS at football nationals

The St Mary's College senior football team won the Wellington premier one college title for the first time when beating Hutt Valley High School in a penalty shootout.

Wellington football champions Hutt International will get an early test of their worth on the national stage next Monday.

Graham twins chasing basketball double

Twins Tegan (Wellington Girls') and Shay Graham (Onslow) will both be involved in the Wellington premier one college basketball finals on Friday.

This would be a family double with a difference.

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