Oram prepared for tough ride

James Oram is gearing up to compete in his third New Zealand Cycle Classic.

Barry takes over yellow jersey in NZ Cycle Classic

Christchurch rider Daniel Barry is the new tour leader after stage two of the New Zealand Cycle Classic.

Cooper blitzes time trial

Centennial Drive looked like a drag strip to Wellington's Joseph Cooper yesterday.

CD won't have a bar of Wellington's land grab

Central Districts Cricket happy to help Wellington, but don't plan on relinquishing two lower North Island republics.

It's going to be super

Eketahuna booked out for preseason Super match

Tickets have been sold, the pitch is primed and Eketahuna is ready for an influx of Hurricanes and Crusaders fans.

Old Boys end Palmerston's unbeaten stretch

A superb bowling effort from Old Boys handed Palmerston their first two-day loss in two seasons.

Manawatu need rapid form switch

Manawatu will be hoping the real Hawke Cup defence is a better than the dress rehearsal.

Mason makes return

Blame your top order, not the pitch, for losing

No regrets for Nick Crosswell

Wales-bound Turbos rugby player Nick Crosswell has no regrets about sticking with Manawatu almost a decade ago.

Cama's injury keeps him sidelined

Junior Tomasi Cama will not play for Manawatu in Mt Maunganui tomorrow.

Shannon volunteer's big night

Taranaki wins Central Region title

Atkins joins Turbos

Manawatu might end up with a complete loose trio of Taranaki origins with the signing of Mark Atkins.

Finals dud without drawcard

We're into our third week of racketeering at a time when we all become lounge-lizard tennis experts.

Blame your top order, not the pitch, for losing

The shine was barely off the cricket ball at Fitzherbert Park last week before we overheard the expected whingeing.

Central Districts stalwart didn't mince words

Boxing's cut and thrust

Rare treat at Tangimoana

Polo is a sport we report on briefly about once a year, but which remains mostly a mystery to the general population.

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