Grand Prix won't grow - Quinn

A crash during the grand prix race at Manfeild Circuit: Chris Amon this year.

Hampton Downs track owner says New Zealand Grand Prix should have gone to his venue.

Innovation key for Manawatu rugby

Turbos wing Newton Tudreu and lock Liam Hallam-Eames will be able to benefit from the now completed Manawatu Rugby ...

A high performance centre, a mobile app, beetroot juice and drones all additions for Manawatu Turbos in 2017.

FOB-Oroua, contenders or pretenders?

Halfback Tom Stewart is one of the young stars in the FOB-Oroua backline.

Heading into the eighth week of Manawatu club rugby, it is still hard to gauge the quality of Feilding Old Boys-Oroua.

Changes all round for club netball

Last season's grand finalists Massey and Manukura Black will be contenders for this year's premier club netball title.

The region's top netballers will be in action next week.

Hockey start no pipedream

Club hockey will start this weekend after a broken water pipe caused last weekend's round to be cancelled.

After a false start, club hockey is back on.


Bartholomew scoops big prize

Fraser Bartholomew and new-ball bowling partner Liam Pinfold. Bartholomew is the reigning Horowhenua-Kapiti player of ...

Bartholomew took the H-K player of the season crown.

Worker forces way back into Black Caps

Central Districts batsman George Worker was rewarded for his top summer with re-selection in the New Zealand team.

George Worker responded with the bat and responded well.

Paraparaumu take triple crown

The Paraparaumu Cricket Club senior A side after their Coastal Challenge Cup win. They had cause to celebrate again on ...

Paraparaumu Cricket Club has completed a perfect three weeks, and four ticks on the wall, with a victory in the Horowhenua-Kapiti two-day cricket final. 

Cricket-mad school amongst the runs

Kairanga School pupils and teachers were delighted to receive new cricket gear from ANZ.

Palmerston North's Kairanga School scored with new ANZ Dream Big cricket gear for its keen players.

Jesse Ryder ton upsets Canty

Central Stags batsman Jesse Ryder smashes the ball through midwicket.

Former Black Cap serves up a reminder of his class as Central Stags score an upset win over Canterbury.

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Tudreu recovery on track

Newton Tudreu was in hot try-scoring form in preseason last year, but has been sidelined since the fourth Turbos match ...

Manawatu wing Newton Tudreu is on track for a return to the rugby field before the provincial campaign kicks off.

Tantrum takes over Yellows

Kelvin Tantrum last coached Feilding in 2014.

Feilding Yellows have become the second side in Manawatu senior A club side to change coaches mid-season.

Boys' High beat Grammar

Michael Halatuituia, pictured here playing for the Manawatu under-16s, was one of three Palmerston North Boys' High ...

The Palmerston North Boys' High School first XV put on a fine display of scrambling defence as they beat Auckland Grammar 22-17 in Auckland on Saturday.

Top four pull ahead

College Old Boys wing Patrick Reid scores one of his three tries in his side's win over Te Kawau.

Big scores dominated round seven of Manawatu club rugby as the top half of the table flexed their muscles over their lesser rated opponents.

Battle of the desperates

Bain Champion has made a solid start to the season at No 10 for OBM.

Feilding and Old Boys-Marist will be desperate for a win ahead of their round seven clash in Manawatu club rugby on Saturday.

Lampp's sports comment

The problem with pace setting

Runners cross Tower Bridge, the halfway point of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon.

OPINION: Pace setting is taking the breeze out of top-class athletics distance records

Mills gets hot in Spurs' win

San Antonio Spurs point guard Patty Mills goes to the basket against the Memphis Grizzlies

A late three-point shooting clinic by Patty Mills has fired San Antonio to a home-court win over Memphis.

Hurricanes turn on the entertainment

He's wearing Hurricanes colours at the moment, but might Ngani Laumape be wearing black in future?

OPINION: Times have changed to such a degree the Hurricanes are now the best show in town.

Sin bin should be binned

It would have been better if Malakai Fekitoa was not shown a yellow card.

OPINION: It's time the red card was shown to the yellow card in rugby.

Rural Games widened our scope

Jojye popow, 11, has a go at milking the Fonterra speed milking cow at the Rural Games.

OPINION: The Rural Games took oddball sports to a new level, writes Peter Lampp.

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