New turf a winner for Wairarapa stadium video

Trust House Memorial Park in Masterton is getting a major upgrade with the installation of artificial turf and lighting

Wairarapa's new state-of-the-art artificial sports turf the way of the future for provincial rugby and football.

T20 Champions League tournament still in limbo

Firebirds opening batsman BJ Barnett in action.

Wellington remain in the dark about the future of the Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament.

Team Wellington advance to all-NZ O-League final

Michael Gwyther scored two goals to send Team Wellington through to the Oceania Champions League final.

Team Wellington have set up an all-NZ final in the Oceania Champions League.

Wellington Phoenix chasing A-League golden ticket

Andrew Durante and Ben Sigmund are survivors from the Phoenix's 2010 preliminary finals team.

The Wellington Phoenix's clash with Sydney FC looms as the biggest game in the team's history.

Wellington Lions lose first-five Tiatia to BOP

Talented young first five-eighth Chase Tiatia has signed a two year deal with Bay of Plenty.

Wellington rugby has lost one of its most talented young players with Chase Tiatia leaving.

Season over for Jason Woodward after ankle break

Hurricanes fullback Jason Woodward is a picture of pain after breaking his ankle.

Jason Woodward's Super Rugby season is over after he broke his ankle playing club rugby.

AFL career taking off for St Kilda Saints' Bruce

St Kilda's Josh Bruce will hope to make more marks like this, when the Saints play Carlton in an AFL game at Westpac Stadium on Saturday.

What's a bloke from Canberra doing playing AFL? It's a question Josh Bruce's school mates asked.

Phoenix striker Burns subject of transfer talk again

Phoenix striker Nathan Burns is second on the Golden Boot standings.

Not for the first time Nathan Burns is the subject of transfer talk.

Hurricanes need to get used to being the hunted

CLARK LAIDLAW: "Now we are out in front and teams are chasing us, so there needs to be a little adjustment over that, knowing teams are going to bring their A-game and we need to be on the money each week."

Super Rugby leaders' assistant coach Clark Laidlaw says they must quickly come to terms with their new reality.

Skate jam winner flips for car

Dylan Whatford, 23, of Kapiti  wins the Lower Hutt Skate Jam with this jump over the competition's prize - a Ford Fairmont.

One skater in Lower Hutt won a fancy new set of wheels by leaping over the prize car.

Shooting costs Pulse again in loss to Fever

West Coast Fever's Natalie Medhurst, left, is challenged by the Pulse's Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit in Wellington.

Shaky shooting has cost the Central Pulse another trans-Tasman Netball League win.

Canes weigh approach after defeat

Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara and wing Julian Savea, left, reflect on their side's 29-24 loss to the Waratahs.

TJ Perenara didn't immediately think the Hurricanes needed to pull back on their attacking intent in the wake of their first loss of the season.

Henry-less Wellington Saints go 6-0 in Southland

Sharks forward Tai Wesley is defended by Saints forward Damien Ekenasio during Saturday's game in Invercargill.

Wellington Saints forward Leon Henry will visit a specialist on Monday to assess whether surgery is required after his sickening fall during Friday's 108-97 National Basketball League win over the Taranaki Mountain Airs.

Lower Hutt teens win NZ amateur titles

Daniel Hillier poses with the New Zealand amateur trophy Auckland's Titirangi course on Sunday.

It was a double delight for Lower Hutt golf course Manor Park on Sunday as two of its talented teens won national titles.

Swindale Shield: April 18, 2015

Swindale Shield, 2015

Swindale Shield match reports from April 18, 2015.

College Sport

Neighbours in world youth athletics team

Next door neighbours Phoebe Edwards, left, and Kelsey Forman, are among the six NZ athletes selected for world youth championships in Colombia.

You don't have to live in Island Bay to represent New Zealand at the youth world championships. But it appears to help.

Bacon seeing the world

Scots College yachtsman Sam Bacon on his way to winning the national optimist title at Wellington.

Sam Bacon is a sailor but he hasn't had to join the Navy to see the world.

Hillier in form for NZ amateur

Aotea College golfer Daniel Hillier.

Daniel Hillier will go into the opening round of the New Zealand amateur championships in Auckland today in peak form.

'Hardest decision I've ever had to make'

Marcelle Parkes, 17, from Wellington East Girls' College had to make a choice between playing for the Junior White Sox at the World softball champs and seeking a spot in the secondary schools netbtall team.

It was the decision Marcelle Parkes hoped to avoid.

Stream aim to leave rivals in wake

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Members of the St Pat's Silverstream first XV squad have already been making waves this year.

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