Otere Black

Cool kid under pressure

New Manawatu first five-eighth Otere Black can trace his calmness to his genetics.

Turbos a triple chance for shield

Ranfurly Shield Manawatu could potentially have three Ranfurly Shield challenges this year.

Interest in baseball in Manawatu being tested

Manawatu Softball Association president Ray Dyason still plans to get baseball up and running in the region.

Boys' high on track

Hayden Phillips could be excused for wanting to put his feet up at the end of the week.

Turbos get behind fundraising aim

Palmerston North Hospital's neonatal unit to get boost as Manawatu Turbos take to field in special jerseys.

Milne eyes more game time

Adam Milne Fast bowler Adam Milne is hoping a spot on the New Zealand Cricket contract list will translate to more game time.

Justice denied

You have to admire Chris Cairns. Twice accused of match-fixing, he flew to London to attempt to clear his name.

Tough on fixers

Meiring takes lead

Keen eye a must for Cup encounters

Bledisloe Cup - 1st test Being forced to fly and watch the All Blacks in giant stadiums is not necessarily superior to the lounge experience.

Statistics only part of Turbos' analysis

Manawatu came out on top in most facets against Northland.

Hat-trick gets Development XV home

Stags win over Bay

Turbos rewarded for their top effort

Nehe Milner-Skudder expected to be fit to play Auckland on Sunday despite training only lightly.

Observe Crusaders' fatal flaws

Richie McCaw and Sam Whitelock The Super Rugby final at Sydney only reaffirmed my aversion to the box kick.

Silver: Colour of Manawatu's lining

Silver might not be gold but it is more than a pass mark for the Manawatu contingent at the Commonwealth Games.

Fogeys gave Roy Williams grief

Well done for playing the game

Sympathy and emotion

It took courage to put the story of Beaver to the screen, although making it as a docu-drama made it easier.

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