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ABs focus on waterproofing

Israel Dagg

Dealing with Hawke's Bay's big wet becomes an unavoidable factor ahead of the test against Argentina.

A perfect storm for ABs ABs missing from RWC ad Smith relishing reunion Appetite for descruction

Junior cricket changes

Cricket Significant changes for year 9 and 10, as well as at a junior level, with minor tweaking up to first XI level.

Two codes in one week

junior basketball generic Tegan Graham and Caitlin Grice are splitting their time and their codes this week.

Tough test looms

rugby ball generic Scots tackle the Auckland champions Auckland Grammar in the national top four semifinal at Rotorua on Friday.

Snyders' Singapore bound

Glenn Snyders Kiwi breastroker to splash for cash against best in the world after banking another New Zealand short course record.

Pride coach laments 'poor' effort

rugby ball generic Joe Tawhara wasn't sure he was up to an interview or whether his thoughts were printable.

Capital lose plot in loss to Central

It really wasn't much of a weekend for Wellington sports teams.

Upper Hutt relegated

Appeal against 11-month ban

Scots eye up top four

rugby ball generic Scots College can reach new heights this weekend. The Wellington champs are one win away from the national top four.

National champs next assignment

Both the victors and the vanquished will switch their attention to the nationals following the premier one football finals.

Team chemistry produces rewards

Win a 'complete surprise'

Vipers slither past Orcas

When you give an underdog a sniff, you can't complain if they get up and bite you.

Right time for Nonu return

Ma'a Nonu Ma'a Nonu believes he returns to the Hurricanes a better player, and person, next season.

Nonu returns

Star All Black second-five returns to Hurricanes in one year deal after unsettled three years at Blues and Highlanders.

Nonu returns to Hurricanes

Hammer failed to nail it

Laidlaw extends Canes stay

Scotsman joins new coach Chris Boyd and assistant John Plumtree as third appointment to 2015 coaching staff.

Lions back to the drawing board

Jeremy Thrush Chris Boyd must find a way to fix a dysfunctional backline following his side's defeat to Northland.

Taniwha embarrass Lions

In record-breaking style, Northland notch their first NPC victory over Wellington in 14 years.

Young Lions squad named

Lions talent quest

Tiatia to start at 10 for Lions

Chase Tiatia has been tossed the No 10 jersey as the Wellington Lions attempt to get their NPC campaign back on track.

Recognition to go with the trophy?

firebird strap The prize is in the cabinet, but Wellington haven't been immediately rewarded for their winning cricket.

Gillespie eyes Windies tour

Mark Gillespie has a long and evolving to-do list and on top of that is touring the West Indies.

Patel backed for Black Caps

Cricket 'franchises' may be next

Patel notches first class century

Jeetan Patel continues to show his all-round value to English county side Warwickshire, notching his second first-class century.

Phoenix FFA Cup squad named

Ernie Merrick Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick has named a 17-man squad for the club's FFA Cup debut against Adelaide United.

NZ tour 'a trip too far'

West Ham boss loved the hospitality but rues shock losses and injuries to star footballers.

Phoenix recruit ready for adventure

Pardew's plea for mercy

Nix team for national league

NZ Football has confirmed the inclusion of a Wellington Phoenix reserve team in the 2014-15 national league.

Saints on song as playoffs loom

Casey Frank It has taken 15 games but coach Shane Heal will finally be able to call on a full-strength squad.

Jets catch Saints on rebound

Rebounding is the Wellington Saints' focus in more ways than one tonight.

Rebounding woes cost Saints

Anthony raring to go

Win lifts Saints' confidence

Wellington Saints guards Lindsay Tait and Corey Webster will be fit for Friday's NBL semifinal against the Nelson Giants.

Handshake snub no big deal

Carlos Hernandez So Carlos Hernandez failed to show the sort of team spirit required at Wellington Phoenix. Big deal.

Yellow Fever needs new position

OPINION: Gareth Morgan and the other Phoenix co-owners want a $45-$48 million boutique stadium on the Petone Rec.

Rumours about Melbourne Heart

Phoenix should fly in town

Season of promise ends with whimper

It started slowly, built to a premature crescendo, and petered out to nothing.

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