Michael Alaalatoa has re-signed with the Crusaders.
Massey were thrashed by Central League leader Upper Hutt.
Palmerston North Marist were beaten by Napier City Rovers.
Levin professional Tyler Hodge finished the Muriwai open with an even round of 72 to finish second.
Power, panache, pragmatism and perseverance on display in perfect round for Kiwi teams.
Jack Harris took five wickets as Palmerston North Boys' High School beat Napier Boys' High School by ___ runs in the second day of qualifiers for the national one day tournament.
Martin Crowe's long-time friend Derek Stirling says Crowe was a great player and good man.
The Central Stags were fighting hard in their chase for 376 runs to beat Canterbury in their Plunket Shield cricket match in Nelson.
Manawatu were given a big surprise by Horowhenua-Kapiti.
Two of Manawatu bowlers have taken away their opposition almost by themselves.
COB win thriller against Varsity, OBM halt losing streak in high scoring affair, FOB-Oroua break their 2016 duck and Te Kawau enter top four after round eight of Manawatu Club Rugby.
A year after missing the cut, Manawatu Rugby chairman Steve Morris has been elected to the New Zealand Rugby Board on a three-year term.
With two rounds remaining in round one of Manawatu club rugby, Old Boys-Marist face the the real prospect of their season crumbling on the foundation beneath them.
Bertus Mulder has taken to coaching like a duck to water.
Fraser Stone is not losing any sleep from not having a Turbos contract.
OPINION: Former express cricketer and now raconteur Jeff Thomson seems to be a happy 65-year-old larrikin.
OPINION: A few moons ago a friend was playing rugby for one of the big London rugby clubs.
OPINION: Winning the Victoria Cross opened a world of doors for former Manawatu man Keith Elliott.
OPINION: When it comes to professional squash player Kashif Shuja, we can probably deduce Pakistan and Islamabad's loss has been Manawatu's gain.
OPINION: It's a shame injury robbed us of a Nehe Milner-Skudder celebration when the Hurricanes came to town.