The Turbos' squad for 2016 is missing 12 faces from last season.
After Varsity wrapped up the Manawatu club rugby season by claiming the Hankins Shield on Saturday, rugby writer Shaun Eade reviews each club's performance in 2016.
Could there be a super bowling club in Palmerston North?
Taihape rugby fans disappointed after Border emerge victorious in premiership final.
Scorpion Gym held a novice fight day at the weekend.
Manawatu bowlers Navin Patel and Bevin Small were the big winners of the second round of domestic contracts with both being picked up by Central Districts.
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.
Five players have been added to the Manawatu Turbos squad on short term deals to prepare with the side during preseason.
Varsity crowned champions of Manawatu club rugby after nail-biting Hankins Shiled final win over Kia Toa.
Te Kawau claim Val Holland Memorial Trophy in referee's time.
Club rugby player given life ban for punching a referee, knocking him to the ground.
OPINION: When the Manawatu Turbos jog out for real for the first time this rugby season, the No 2 jersey will be on someone else's back.
OPINION: There was a time when schools were satisfied just educating students.
To heck with bring back Buck; let's just bring back the ruck.
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.