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Rugby 'crash course' for Osaka teens

Tamaki Poki of Hutt International Boys tackles an Osaka opponent with fellow HIBS players Jack Whiteman and Rielly Edwards also looking to close down the attack.  
Japan Team v HIBS at Petone Recreation, Lower Hutt, New Zealand on Sunday 26 July 2015.Photo by Masanori Udagawa. www.photowellington.photoshelter.com.

Former All Black fullback Christian Cullen is helping give teens from Osaka, Japan, a taste of New Zealand-style rugby.

Triumph for Collins' sisters

Helen Collins holds aloft the club rugby winning trophy after captaining the Norths to victory. She and Tiana Collins both played in the final for the club their brother, late All Black Jerry Collins, played for.

Two of Jerry Collins' sisters have brought home a club rugby victory for their brothers' beloved Norths Rugby Club.

Hill earns Wellington recall

Old Boys University wing Joe Hill stretches out for the first of his two tries in Wellington premier club rugby's Jubilee Cup final against Marist St Pats.

OBU wing Joe Hill earns Wellington recall after starring in Jubilee Cup final.

1966 skipper on hand to see OBU break drought

Current Old Boys University rugby captain Joe Beech [left] meets 1966 Victoria University captain Gary Hermansson. Beech has become the first university club captain to lift the Jubilee Cup since Hermansson did it 49 years ago.

Out of the crowd and into the teeming rain, 74-year-old Gary Hermansson experienced something he hadn't enjoyed in 49 years.

Norths survive late bid from Ories

Norths lock Sanita Levave tries to bulldoze her way through the Ories defence.

Norths were running on fumes at the end of the Victoria Tavern Trophy for Wellington women's rugby but they had just enough in the tank to beat Oriental Rongotai 24-22 at Porirua Park on Saturday.

Message from Conrad Smith helps inspire OBU to victory

Old Boys University's players celebrate winning the club's first Jubilee Cup title after a 30-27 win over Marist St Pats in the Wellington premier club final.

Upper Hutt take second best

Upper Hutt No 8 Murphy Taramai screams towards the tryline during the Hardham Cup final against Johnsonville.

Upper Hutt captain Apa Heemi described winning the Hardham Cup as "the next best thing".

Mitchell stoked with third placing at national cross country champs

An exhausted Nicole Mitchell has third place in safekeeping near the end of senior women's 8km cross country race in Christchurch on Saturday.

Nicole Mitchell might be a runner to keep your eye on.

Dominant Napier City seal title

Western Suburbs striker Elliott Collier beats Miramar goalkeeper Michael O’Keefe for one of his hat-trick in Wests' 4-3 Central League win at Dave Farrington Park.

A 4-1 win against Palmerston North Marist ensured the Central League title for Napier City Rovers

Wainuiomata, Te Aroha to meet in grand final

Wainuiomata centre Joey Oti continued his strong form with a double on Saturday as the Lions booked a grand final against Te Aroha.

Minor premiers Te Aroha will meet Wainuiomata in the Wellington grand final in a curtainraiser to the Warriors match on Saturday.

Two finals, two shoot-outs, two first time winners

Karori's players rush to congratulate goalkeeper Steph Roughan after winning the premier one women's hockey title following a penalty shoot-out against Harbour City.

Dalefield capped off a marvellous season with a penalty shoot-out victory over Indians for their first men's title since joining the Wellington competition two decades ago.

Emotional farewell for Alana Madill

Jerry Collins and partner Alana Madill in Grande Prairie.

Funeral held in Canada to remember Jerry Collins' partner Alana Madill.

OBU champions at last in historic win over MSP gallery video

The bubbly flows as OBU celebrate their Jubilee Cup final victory over MSP.

Fans hold their breath as MSP fight back bravely before OBU prevail.

Women's Premier, Hardham Cup

Upper Hutt celebrate their Hardham Cup 2015 final victory.

Match reports of the Women's Premier and Hardham Cup finals for 2015.

Tokakece big weapon for MSP against OBU

Bruising Marist St Pats No. 8 Peniasi Tokakece has been a key figure in their run to the Jubilee Cup final. Photo: ROSS GIBLIN/FAIRFAX NZ.

It's a shame for Marist St Pats' opponents that their matches aren't played midweek.

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Rugby 'crash course' for Osaka teens

Tamaki Poki of Hutt International Boys tackles an Osaka opponent with fellow HIBS players Jack Whiteman and Rielly Edwards also looking to close down the attack.  
Japan Team v HIBS at Petone Recreation, Lower Hutt, New Zealand on Sunday 26 July 2015.Photo by Masanori Udagawa. www.photowellington.photoshelter.com.

Former All Black fullback Christian Cullen is helping give teens from Osaka, Japan, a taste of New Zealand-style rugby.

Another final in sight for Silverstream

Silverstream hooker Asafo Aumua has been in outstanding form this year.

St Pat's Silverstream have made a habit of being part of the big show.

From Colombia to Canterbury

Wellington East schoolmates Phoebe Edwards, left, and Kelsey Forman relished their experience at the world youth championships in Colombia.

Cali one week, Christchurch the next.

Big roles for Wellington College skipper

Wellington College skipper Kemara Hauiti-Parapara will be a key player in the semifinal clash with Scots College on Saturday.

Kemara Hauiti-Parapara thrives with the ball in hand but it doesn't have to be a rugby ball.

Star players live up to billing

New Zealand secondary schools rep Colleen Faleafaga was a standout performer at the national under-17 netball tournament.

THE cream rose to the top at the national under-17 netball championships.

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