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Phoenix show promise

Ernie Merrick

Wellington fans can dare to dream again after their sides impressive performances against EPL teams West Ham and Newcastle.

All Whites target quits post

Anthony Hudson Anthony Hudson is poised to become the next All Whites coach after reportedly resigning as Bahrain boss.

Phoenix recruit ready for adventure

Ernie Merrick New Wellington Phoenix signing Roly Bonevacia can't wait to start his A-League adventure.

Island Bay back to earth

Football generic After beating Miramar to reach Chatham Cup quarterfinals, little Capital Premier club couldn't get past another Goliath.

Utanga's late show salvages Te Aroha

rugby league generic Te Aroha's season is still alive after 102 minutes of see-saw rugby league in a semifinal eliminator on Saturday.

Easy for Indians, tough for Hutt

hockey Indians and Hutt took contrasting paths to next Saturday's men's hockey final.

Jubilee/Hardham Cups

Match reports of the Jubilee and Hardham Cup semifinals on July 26.

Sharks aim to upset odds

Nonu, Savea for Cup semi

Town eye grand slam

rugby ball generic A rare clean sweep beckons for St Pat's Town but in their way stand old rivals St Pat's Silverstream.

Goh targets place in top 12

Diver Yu Qian Goh is putting safety concerns to the back of her mind as she prepares for the world junior championships

Tuitama upholds tradition

Penese full of talent

St Pat's star back on court

Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa will return from a concussion scare against Wellington College on Friday.

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.

Flutey set to roar once more

Riki Flutey Riki Flutey's eyes still sparkle when he talks about rugby and is adamant his career isn't over yet.

New era for corporate boxes

About half of Westpac Stadium's corporate box holders are expected to renew their licences.

Wellington rugby scores again

No Ngatai, no worries

Matu'u returns to Lions

Motu Matu'u has re-signed with the Wellington Lions ahead of the up-coming NPC championship.

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 sign Dutch midfielder

Ernie Merrick The Wellington Phoenix have sprung a surprise, signing 22-year-old Dutch midfielder Roly Bonevacia.

Phoenix ready for Newcastle

Coach Ernie Merrick plays down chances of claiming a second English Premier League scalp tomorrow.

Hammers hit Wellington

Muscat makes All Stars

Pardew's plea for mercy

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew reminds hosts that Football United Tour finale is just a friendly.

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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