Soccer

Massey find Valeron hard to put down despite score

Massey University maintained their winning Central League season with a 4-0 win.

Marist's fightback ends in heartbreak

Coach praises Martens despite loss in shootout.

Old biding his time in far-flung Sweden

Steven Old has had to trek to far-flung reaches of the world to nail professional football contracts.

Cracks found in Marist's 'fortress'

After strong recent form, Palmerston North Marist turned in one of their worst efforts of the season.

Wolves force Whiti Te Ra to work hard for victory

The Levin Wolves gave Whiti Te Ra the sternest test of the season.

Mark's rule official at the World Cup

Mark Rule will be one of the 50 officials controlling matches at the world's biggest sporting event.

Tuck hat-trick handy as Marist walk over Wanderers

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Second hat-trick of season from striker and rock-solid defence paved the way for Palmerston North Marist's easy win.

Third victory keeps Marist in the hunt

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Palmerston North Marist scored third Central League win with dominant 3-0 victory over Lower Hutt.

Massey not knocked

Massey University's women's team remain at the top of the Central League, with a 5-2 win over Wellington United.

Referees can spray and walk away

Central and Capital Football will be the first bodies in Oceania and Australasia to trial a new referees' tool made to eliminate pointless yellow cards.

New manager's 'ridiculously busy' schedule

Shannon Smith's still getting her head around organising 75 clubs, 360 teams, 150 games and 6000 players.

State of city's grounds cops a red card

Manawatu's backup football grounds called into use lately because top venues haven't been up to scratch.

Massey extend winning streak

Curling goal directly from corner by Jane Barnett highlighted Massey University's win over the other unbeaten team.

Feilding see red in fiery encounter

Feilding United's clash with Havelock North at Timona Park had a red glow to it.

PN Marist win ugly to advance in cup

Stop Out loses battle of defensive strategies.

Marist to put talk into practice

Palmerston North Marist coach Simon Lees has long discussions with team about defence conceding too many goals.

Feilding out of the doldrums

Feilding coach Jeff Gleave was expecting his players to have a big Saturday night.

Defence the key for Valeron

For his Valeron Wanderers to be competitive in the women's Central League, coach Craig Newell needs to plug the holes in the defence.

Short cameo in World Cup

Sitting on the bench at the women's under-17 World Cup was tough for Karin Ingram.

Manawatu beat Wairarapa for three-peat

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A lad from the Congo, Kenel Mouthys, tapped in a rebound to secure YoungHeart Manawatu's third win a row.

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