A slick Hawke's Bay have beaten Taranaki 24-19 to win the the Central Region rugby sevens tournament.
Rob Jones was far too humble to accept being called the driving force of women's rugby in Manawatu.
Central Squash is in a healthy state going off the diagnosis at its annual meeting which is to be held tonight in Wanganui.
Had Tasman's former New Zealand player Blair Riordan knocked in a 3-metre putt on the 18th yesterday, Manawatu-Wanganui would have missed out on the national interprovincial golf semifinals at the North Shore Golf Club in Auckland yesterday.
Manawatu's newest batsman, Avinash Sharma, comes with a first class and a medical pedigree.
Alex Rufer is named Manawatu schools male sportsperson-of-the-year after being signed by the Wellington Phoenix in high school
It is hard to imagine College Old Boys without John Cruden as one of the senior side's coaches.
Mangatainoka business owners are upset the rugby match that "put the town on the map" will not return next year.
Amid whispers that the Central Pulse could leave Wellington, Netball Manawatu have confirmed they don't want the team based in Palmerston North but are keen to host them again next season for at least one game.
Feilding A2 maintained their strong start to the second round of the Manawatu premier netball competition last night.
Palmerston North men were unable to win a game in division one interclub last Saturday.
In a performance any club could be justifiably proud of, two Northern women turned on a Herculean effort in the semifinals of the national bowls singles.
It was worth staying up past shut-eye on Sunday to watch that rooster Williams in action.
Brendon Hartley was stoked when told he would be driving in the Le Mans 24-hour race.
The Hombre, a possible runner in the $20,000 Carter's Ashhurst-Pohangina Cup at Manawatu on Saturday, strode out well at yesterday's Hastings track session.