Toomey survives tense battle

A 4 and 2 loss to Shiv Sabherwal saw defending champion Daniel Hillier knocked out of the New Zealand Amateur ...

Defending champion Daniel Hillier and top-ranked Ryan Chisnall miss out at NZ amateur.

What to do with NPC rugby?

A decent crowd descended upon New Plymouth for last weekend's semifinal between Taranaki and Tasman.

New Zealand Rugby 'open' to changing the Mitre 10 Cup - but what form should it take?

Improvement needed from Team Wellington

Team Wellington's Cameron Howieson reacts to a near miss against Auckland City last weekend.

The defending champions were decidedly second-best in week one, but should have an easier time of it against the Wellington Phoenix reserves on Sunday.

Phoenix out to break drought video

Wellington Phoenix's Kosta Barbarouses reacts after a missed opportunity on goal during his side's loss to Sydney FC on ...

The Wellington Phoenix have not scored for more than 368 minutes of A-League football.

Porirua players to play for NZ

Grant Baker, manager and player of the NZ Over 60s side that will contest the Australian state champs in Perth.

The biggest cricket event in Western Australia's history will have a Porirua presence.

Wellington remain unchanged

Stephen Murdoch scored a century in the opening match of the Plunket Shield season.

Wellington have named an unchanged team for the second round of the Plunket Shield starting Saturday.

Hole-in-one for 11-year-old video

Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club 11-year-old Alec Prentice after hitting a hole-in-one at the Tauhara course in Taupo.

Paraparaumu Beach youngster Alec Prentice shows his dad a thing or two about golf.

Kiwi, 12, playing 'out of his skin'

At 12 years old, Jayden Ford mixed it with the best in the country to be third qualifier for the NZ amateur at Royal ...

He only entered because it was down the road. Now a 12-year-old is third of 92 golfers at NZ champs.

Full credit, New Zealand Rugby

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew, whose organisation has been under scrutiny over the way it has handled ...

OPINION: Eleanor Butterworth looks to be an enlightened appointment.

Filipo decision overturned

Filipo pleaded guilty to the assault of four people in Wellington last October.

A court has set aside Losi Filipo's discharge without conviction on four violence charges.

Lions season under review

Wellington Lions coach Earl Va'a has been reviewing the 2016 season with his employers.

Wellington Lions review process well underway.

Trying conditions at NZ amateur champs

Juliana Hung was leading the women's field after day one of the New Zealand amateur championships at Wellington on Wednesday.

Competition is tight in the men's and women's fields at the NZ amateur champs.

Stars align for 'Basin Blast'

Stephen Fleming, centre, is bringing his Melbourne Stars to Wellington on December 7 for a Twenty20 game.

Top cricketers heading to Wellington for a Twenty20 'Basin Blast' double header.

'Rough diamonds' of 7s wanted

Ashley Drake scores a try for the Cook Islands at the Wellington Sevens. Drake, now the H-K sevens coach, is hoping to ...

The Horowhenua-Kapiti sevens coach is hoping to find the next big star through Facebook and an open training.

Bullen, Reid the main hopes for Kapiti

Brian Bullen, left, with John Robertson. Bullen will be competing in next week's North Island Croquet Championships.

Two Kapiti players will have the hopes of the district riding on their performance at the North Island Croquet Championships next month.

College Sport

CSW award nominations close

Wellington East Girls' College's Phoebe Edwards won the Sportswoman of the Year at the 2015 College Sport Wellington awards.

Nominations have closed and the judging has commenced for the College Sport Wellington awards.

Wainuiomata win SKC

Wainuiomata High School's Israel Jensen attempts to step a Wellington College player in the final of the Stephen Kearney ...

Wainuiomata High School have won the Stephen Kearney Cup final for the first time at their fourth attempt.

Summer shoots to the top

Summer O'Dwyer from Samuel Marsden Collegiate won the New Zealand Secondary Schools Shooting competition.

Samuel Marsden student wins secondary schools' national shooting title.

Kerr set for White Ferns

Wellington teenager Amelia Kerr has been selected for the White Ferns.

The Wellington teenager has been honing her talents playing Wellington boys' first XI cricket.

Two Wellington schools in netball top-six

St Mary's College's goal defence Renee Savai'inaea was named defender of the tournament at the national secondary ...

 Wellington East Girls' College and St Mary's College played off for fifth and sixth at netball nationals last week.

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