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Lucrative prize for nine-hole shootout

The Horizon Golf Shootout at the Manawatu Golf Club will have a record prize pot for any such event in New Zealand.

No alarm bells ahead of seven-a-side event

Most firefighters in Palmerston North will be playing football this weekend but rest assured there will still be someone on duty.

Of mice and (wo)men

Good cause, great day, don't mention the golf

Keen golfers were pleased with the weather as they putted their way around the Manawatu Golf Club course to support the Arohanui Hospice and honour the late Michael Higgins.

It's a lifelong Story that just keeps getting better

Sprinter Vanessa Story's serious knee injury looks to have improved her running more than anything.

Athletics coach an old master

Even after 40 years coaching sprinters, Mal Thomas is still learning.

Manawatu batting not up to the mark

Manawatu had almost two days to bat to retain the Hawke Cup for Manawatu against Canterbury Country at Fitzherbert Park yesterday, but couldn't stick around.

Nothing could save Manawatu cricketers this time

When the Manawatu cricket team were seeing the Hawke Cup slip away on Saturday, they can be thankful Fitzherbert Park was all but deserted.

Old Boys and Freyberg through to two-day final

Bizarre fightback saves Cup

Record profit, record low turnout

When the Manawatu Rugby Union announced a record profit of $425,840 at its bizarre annual meeting last night, there were precious few attending to celebrate it.

Turbos scrape barrel for lock stocks

The Turbos may be in a pickle when it comes to their lock stocks, with just one confirmed for the season.

Atkins joins Turbos

No regrets for Nick Crosswell

Lock Michael FitzGerald lost to Manawatu Turbos

Manawatu and Chiefs lock Michael FitzGerald has signed with a club in the United Kingdom.

Own goal sees golf down the plughole

I had contemplated calling NZ Golf about the damage being done by no longer having golf on Sky TV.

Cycle Classic could head away

We in Manawatu should be grateful Jorge Sandoval brings his NZ Cycle Classic to our green province each year.

Eketahuna match more orderly

Rare treat at Tangimoana

Black Caps must avoid Aussies at the MCG

Question: Can New Zealand win the two big World Cups this year?

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