Slow Break keep heat on frontrunners

Slow Break had a good win over Feilding High School.

Slow Break had a good win over Feilding High School.

V8 Utes confirm six-round series

The NZ V8 Utes are back with a full calendar next season.

Six circuits, Supercars and back to back weekends on the South Island all feature in calendar

Gaddum in doubt for Rio

Emily Gaddum (nee Naylor) has not been able to fully train since May due to her back injury putting her in doubt for the ...

The Black Sticks' most experienced player Emily Gaddum, nee Naylor, at risk of missing Rio Olympics with a back injury.

Marist reaching desperation point

Marist need to get some points out of their match against Stop Out on Saturday.

Palmerston North Marist will need to put in one of their best defensive displays of the season if they want to get anything out of their game with Stop Out at Memorial Park on Saturday.

Guerin in form for OBM

Anthony Guerin has had a strong season for Old Boys-Marist.

Anthony Guerin may not get as many headlines as some of his more renowned front row partners at Old Boys-Marist, but his form this year has been hard to miss.


Boys High get win, but miss nationals

Braden Rowe hit 41 for Palmerston North Boys' High School before he was run out against Napier Boys' High School on Tuesday.

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.

Cricket world poorer for loss of Crowe

Former New Zealand cricket captain Martin Crowe, centre, visiting Palmerston North Boys' High School back in 2014.

Martin Crowe's long-time friend Derek Stirling says Crowe was a great player and good man.

Stags batsmen fighting hard

Stags left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel shouldered a heavy workload during Canterbury's second innings in their Plunket Shield ...

The Central Stags were fighting hard in their chase for 376 runs to beat Canterbury in their Plunket Shield cricket match in Nelson.

Manawatu overcomes possible upset

Mitch Renwick and his team's hopes of capitalising on their slim chance at the Hawke Cup were dashed by wooden-spoon ...

Manawatu were given a big surprise by Horowhenua-Kapiti.

Mecredy and Myers star with the ball

Phil Mecredy had a stellar 6-53.

Two of Manawatu bowlers have taken away their opposition almost by themselves.

rugby union

Important matches in penultimate round

FOB-Oroua's Alex Hawira is one of the side's key forwards as they battle Linton Army in the bid to avoid the wooden spoon.

The jockeying for positions in the penultimate round of Manawatu club rugby will be just as intense for the teams in the bottom half of the table as it will for those in the top half.

Manawatu execute preseason demolition

Manawatu Evergreens captain Heiden Bedwell-Curtis put in a man of the match performance in his side's win over the ...

Manawatu Evergreens rack up 59 unanswered points in win over Hawke's Bay Saracens.

Boys' High beat Silverstream

Palmerston North Boys' High School captain Brayden Iose fights his way over the tryline in the tackle of Riley Forbes ...

 Palmerston North Boys' High School won their annual grudge match against St Pat's Silverstream 17-5 in Palmerston North on Wednesday.

Manawatu ring the changes

Mark Atkins is one of just two surviving players from last weekend's Manawatu Evergreens starting side who will also ...

Manawatu make 13 changes ahead of preseason match against Hawke's Bay.

COB smoke Kia Toa

COB hooker Tim Cadwallader was in top form in his side's win over Kia Toa.

College Old Boys applied the blow torch to Kia Toa in the second half to run way with the game 38-17 in the latest round of Manawatu club rugby on Saturday.

Lampp's sports comment

Rugby player poaching in schools continues unabated

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Terry Pongi of the Sacred Heart first XV breaks out of a tackle.

OPINION: There was a time when schools were satisfied just educating students.

Are new breakdown rule variations really rugby?

Tim Wilkinson might have been a contender for the Rio Olympics.

To heck with bring back Buck; let's just bring back the ruck.

Aussie larrikin from another era

Jeff Thomson spoke at the Manawatu Cricket Association dinner.

OPINION: Former express cricketer and now raconteur Jeff Thomson seems to be a happy 65-year-old larrikin.

Willett breaks the elite shackles at Augusta

2016 Masters champion Danny Willett.

OPINION: A few moons ago a friend was playing rugby for one of the big London rugby clubs.

Victoria Cross was Elliott's ticket to the world

Victoria Cross recipient Keith Elliott.

OPINION: Winning the Victoria Cross opened a world of doors for former Manawatu man Keith Elliott.

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