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Twin tons for Munro

Colin Munro blasted centuries in each innings during Auckland's Plunket Shield match against Central Districts at ...

Colin Munro achieved a rare feat for an Auckland batsman.

Hodge qualifies for NZ PGA Championships

Tyler Hodge will be lining up at the NZ PGA Championships this week.

There is one more Manawatu golfer in the NZ PGA field.

Players to watch at NZ PGA

Luke Toomey holds the Manawatu Golf Club course record.

Who are the contenders for the New Zealand PGA Championship this weekend?

Bruce scores ton to rescue CD

Batsman Tom Bruce scored a ton for Central Districts in their Plunket Shield match against Auckland on Monday.

Auckland are on top in the Plunket Shield after three days against CD.

Don't overlook Stephenstihls

Stephenstihls is better than a $60 shot in the NZ Derby, trainer Mike Breslin says.

Manawatu trainer aiming high with first Derby runner.

Cricket

Taylor too good to be dropped

Ross Taylor can afford to leave if he wants.

OPINION: Ross Taylor always seems to be hung out, as if he's still paying penance.

Stags embracing underdog tag

Central Stags allrounder George Worker leads the Ford Trophy competition in run scoring.

"I hope people are counting us out because that will work in our favour."

Bruce eager to take on 'household names'

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He's hit 170 runs in his past two innings. Now, Tom Bruce is looking forward to carry that form onto the international stage.

Bruce firmly focused on playoffs

Tom Bruce showed his versatility for the Black Caps earlier in the year, donning the wicket-keeping gloves.

"You've just got to play for the Stags and not look too far ahead. What will be will be."

Taylor returns for must-win match

Ross Taylor scored his 16th ODI century in the third Chappell-Hadlee match against Australia.

Central Stags boosted with Ross Taylor returning fresh off his 16th one-day international hundred.

rugby union

Manawatu not expecting Gibbins in 2017

Callum Gibbins played 66 games for the Manawatu Turbos.

Manawatu Turbos not expected to feature Callum Gibbins in 2017 after his contract with Glasgow Warriors.

Curtis returns for NZ sevens

Ambrose Curtis played for the New Zealand Maori last year.

New Zealand sevens coach Scott Waldrom has a sure bet with Ambrose Curtis back in Las Vegas.

Gibbins targeted by Glasgow

Callum Gibbins has played 25 games for the Hurricanes since his debut against the Lions in 2015.

Scottish club linked with Hurricanes and Manawatu flanker Callum Gibbins.

Tough ride for Linton at sevens

Josh Devine was one of Linton's best at the National Club Sevens in Hamilton.

Linton Army could not repeat their Manawatu Club Sevens feats as they were left well off the pace at the National Club Sevens in Hamilton on the weekend.

Linton muster troops for sevens

TeJay Oliver will be one of the key attacking weapons for Linton Army at the national club sevens this weekend.

Linton Army are down some key players for the national club sevens in Hamilton this weekend.

Lampp's sports comment

Taylor too good to be dropped

Ross Taylor can afford to leave if he wants.

OPINION: Ross Taylor always seems to be hung out, as if he's still paying penance.

Cricket in Napier in danger

McLean Park's lack of good drainage caused New Zealand's cricket match against Australia to be canned.

Opinion: The McLean Park debacle puts the art deco city on notice.

Catering to whims of stars

Serena Williams in action in her second round match against Madison Brengle at the ASB Classic in Auckland.

OPINION: All the professional rock stars at the Australian Open tennis had to do was to hit the ball.

Quinn's grand prix no certainty

Tony Quinn is pushing hard for his Hampton Downs circuit to be the new home of the New Zealand Grand Prix.

It will take more than money for Tony Quinn to rekindle a Kiwi passion for the grand prix.

Overpaid, overhyped

Serena Williams was full of wind.

OPINION: It's time for a re-think on paying big money to lure tennis aces to NZ.

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