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Hillier adds another national title to list

Daniel Hillier, pictured winning the national amateur title in April, won the New Zealand under-19 strokeplay over Kevin Koong in a playoff on Friday.

Having won the national amateur title in April, Wellington's Daniel Hillier added the under-19 strokeplay to his list.

Unlucky All Blacks lift Lions

Cory Jane will play at fullback for Wellington in Saturday's clash with Southland.

Awkward moments put to bed as Cory Jane and Jeremy Thrush rev up for domestic season.

Boys give Hutt netball edge

Hutt Player of the Day Jenna-Rose Mafua.

Hutt Intermediate used boys to compete in netball

Basin showpiece for Wellington

The Basin Reserve will host all the Firebirds' home cricket matches this summer, as well as a Pakistan ODi and an Australia test.

Cricket Wellington will host all their domestic matches at the Basin Reserve.

Braswell relishing Saintly life

Wellington Saints coach Kevin Braswell has been forced to suit up again to help his team at the William Jones Cup in Taiwan.

Wellington have won one game and lost three at the William Jones Cup, but the coach is positive.

Thrush back for Wellington

Star lock forward Jeremy Thrush returns from injury to play for Wellington, Photo: CHRIS SKELTON.FAIRFAX NZ.

Jeremy Thrush is back for Wellington and looking to put missing the All Blacks World Cup squad behind him.

Basin Reserve cottage goes airborne video

A crane was used to lift and move the groundsman's cottage at the Basin Reserve on Thursday morning.

The groundsman's cottage was moved to its new home at the Basin Reserve.

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.

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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