The race for the top four remains alive in the Mitre 10 Heartland Championship with two rounds remaining.
Ihaia West kicks 20 points in the wet to beat Manawatu 30-21 in Palmerston North.
The Turbos have named their team to take on Hawke's Bay.
Jason Emery is feeling at home at fullback.
In 2014, Kiwi barefoot water-skier Georgia Groen said she wanted to be No 1 in the world.
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.
It may feel like the national provincial championship season has just started, but with the competition entering the final three weeks the Manawatu Turbos entered the business end of the competition.
Big is good - if you want success in the NPC it helps to be taller than everyone else.
The Manawatu Under 16s cruised into the final of the Hurricanes Under 16 competition with a 47-16 win over Poverty Bay in Palmerston North on Tuesday.
The Manawatu Under 16s beat Hawke's Bay Under 16s 28-22 to retain a good chance of a place in the Hurricanes Under 16 final in Palmerston North on Monday.
Brayden Iose, Vili Koroi and Mosese Dawai all named in New Zealand Secondary Schools team.
Mogul wants to restore grand prix hoopla.
OPINION: Shame on the infidels who thought Cantabs would romp home.
OPINION: Foxton golfer Junior Tatana's display of sportsmanship deserves a gong.
OPINION: That was one big chance gone begging for the Manawatu Turbos at Hamilton on Sunday.
OPINION: At the rate he is going, Ngani Laumape might just be the find of the year for the Manawatu Turbos.