Jeremy Cotter

Cotter is enjoying compact Manawatu

For new Manawatu forwards coach Jeremy Cotter, coming to Manawatu was a major change of tack.

Two games away from country's top four

Brayden Iose 12:00pm A spot in the Hurricanes schools rugby final would cement the Palmerston North Boys' High School 1st XV's place among the country's premier sides for the year.

Coach impressed by Hughes' work ethic

Tom Hughes 12:00pm Manawatu lock Tom Hughes happily turned up to train with the Manawatu Development team on Wednesday night, when he didn't have to.

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.

Turbos rewarded for their top effort

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

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

Hat-trick gets Development XV home

The Manawatu Development XV overcame a tough week for their first win of the season.

Stags win over Bay

Brad Mooar's tenure as Southland Stags coach has started in impressive fashion.

Veteran wary of Northland

Hard work rewarded

Statistics only part of Turbos' analysis

Manawatu came out on top in most facets against Northland.

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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