Sport

Milne has express wishes for wickets

The thought of playing in the World Cup has not been keeping Manawatu paceman Adam Milne up at night.

Confidence a vital ingredient

Manawatu United coach Simon Lees hopes his side's successful season will instil the belief in them that they can win the league.

Collier ends Marist's hopes

Old Boys all-rounder Henry Collier smashed his team to their first one-day title in seven seasons yesterday.

Clubs fear hangover

Rugby clubs fear they being hit in the pocket if they lose right to sponsorship by alcohol companies.

Shannon volunteer's big night

Dean File's acceptance speech at the New Zealand Rugby Awards was to an audience half as big as his home town of Shannon.

U-21s off to mixed start

The Central Districts under-21 women's team have started the Twenty20 competition with a win and a loss.

Manawatu U17s triumph at CD event

The Manawatu under-17 team cricket are the Central Districts champions after winning the tournament in Napier this week.

Renwick fires up team to take a win

How trading fours for family

Manawatu welcome Winiata

National chams Manawatu benefit from Selica Winiata being declared surplus to the NZ sevens team in Dubai.

Summer of sevens

A summer of sevens won't do loose forward Brice Henderson any harm as he chases a Manawatu Turbos spot.

It must be Cruden over Barrett

Another chance at the Shield

Taranaki wins Central Region title

A try in the first minute of extra time earned Taranaki the Central Region provincial rugby sevens title.

Returning Hansen to job would be jumping the gun

It strikes me that Steve Hansen talking about signing on as All Blacks coach for an eternity after the World Cup is a bit presumptuous.

Spinners bowling through full circle after 49 years

A lineup for a photo taken at Palmerston North Boys' High School on Wednesday turned out to be an inadvertent piece of spin.

Playing our games

Turbos might have been stressful as well as successful

Boxing's cut and thrust

It's hard to take our boxing too seriously when the modern-day version of Dr Spock keeps fronting.

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