Horror start to season for Small

Bevan Small bowled a solitary delivery for the Stags before suffering a dislocated shoulder in Napier on Tuesday.

Central Stags paceman Bevan Small suffered a dislocated shoulder after his first delivery at Nelson Park.

Manawatu swimmers post top 10s in Canberra

Manawatu swimmer Xavier Hill recently competed in Canberra.

Two swimmers from Manawatu competed in the 2015 state teams age competition in Canberra.

Manawatu confident of securing Hurricanes match

The Hurricanes could be making a repeat visit to Palmerston North.

If the sums add up, the Hurricanes will play a Super Rugby match in Palmerston North next year.

Sergent reflects on a year to forget

Jesse Sergent leads the breakaway group during the  UCI Road Cycling World Championships in Richmond, Virginia.

Professional Jesse Sergent has had a year to forget on the world cycling tour.

Softball teams on the rise

Bramac Aces batter Mary Ireland.

Manawatu Softball started with a big increase in teams, eight men's and six women's.


Worker knows how to handle himself

Manawatu batsman George Worker made his debut for New Zealand on the Black Caps’ tour of Africa.

George Worker believes he can handle international cricket after making his debut.

Worker school's latest international

Central Districts latest budding international George Worker testing out his left-arm spin bowling in the nets.

George Worker to get his international breakthrough at last.

Cricket legend Stirling to get a Manawatu sendoff

Peter Hunt of Palmerston North wins his match in the New Zealand Super League Darts.

Simon Stirling will have a memorial service at the Willow Park Tavern next  weekend.

Ryder won't be chaperoned by Central Districts

Former New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder will join Central Districts following two summers with Otago.

Central Districts won't be keeping Jesse Ryder on a short leash when he joins the Stags.

Hood's exit sees Cleaver and Radford gone too

Mark Cleaver.

In six weeks, Central Districts has lost all three Manawatu administrators

rugby union

Same old refrain for beaten Turbos

Hika Elliot (Taranaki hooker) with ball on attack against Manawatu.

It was the same old story for the Manawatu coaches after drubbing from Taranaki.

Turbos must front up at Wellington

Manawatu wing  Nathan Tudreu on attack late in the game against Taranaki

Manawatu's thumping by Taranaki exposed too many of the Turbos' deficiencies, again.

Turbos no match for Taranaki

Latu Vaeno of Taranaki is tackled by James Oliver of Manawatu in Palmerston North.

Taranaki post five tries to one to hammer Manawatu 44-10 in one-sided NPC clash.

Bizarre kicking year for Black

Manawatu's Otere Black practising for the clash with Taranaki.

Manawatu's Otere Black plays his blazer game against Taranaki on Saturday.

Last home hurrah for O'Halloran

Otere Black and coach Jason O' Halloran at the Manawatu Turbos captain's run at Arena Manawatu.

Manawatu coach Jason O'Halloran guides his team for the last time at home.

Lampp's sports comment

Manawatu's Carrolls make fascinating subjects

Balls, Bullets and Boots  exhibition subject Alphonse Carroll.

OPINION: Palmerston North can be proud that the World War I rugby field-battlefield exhibition evolved in the city.

Manawatu a sporting oasis

New Zealand's basketballers get too close and personal with the Aussie Boomers.

OPINION: When Manawatu teams take on the outside world, it's not really a fair fight.

Nehe awaits his fate after heady test debut

Nehe Milner-Skudder celebrates with Aaron Smith after scoring  during The Rugby Championship match.

OPINION: The Massey University Rugby Club always knew Nehe Milner-Skudder would make his All Black debut.

Laumape signing a cross-code coup

Ngani Laumape scoring for  Palmerston North Boys' High School against Napier Boys' High School in 2011.

This Ngani Laumape saga has been a publicity coup for rugby.

Sandy golf remains the real deal

Ryan Fox  tees off on the 2nd hole in  the 144th Open Championship at  St Andrews, Scotland.

OPINION: TV remote meant St Andrews and the British Open wasn't remote for us.

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