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The Kiwi Ferns prove too strong for Australia

The Kiwi Ferns have clinched another victory over their Aussie counterparts.

Read not fazed by dodgy yellow card as Crusaders continue winning run

The Crusaders promise to iron out high penalty count ahead of match against Highlanders.

Wellington Saints win ugly again against the Taranaki Mountain Airs

It was another hard NBL watch, but the Wellington Saints have got another win over the Taranaki Mountain Airs.

Surprise as Kodi Nikorima starts in the halves for Kiwis against Kangaroos

Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney makes late changes to his lineup for Anzac Test.

Sam Burgess warns Rabbitohs of Eels backlash

South Sydney star Sam Burgess is expecting Parramatta to come out firing.

Crusaders wing Macilai too hot for hapless Reds in Super Rugby match

Crusaders' win over Reds sees them pass the Chiefs to go to the top of the NZ conference.

Crusaders charge down conversion

How often do you see a goal-kick charged down in Super Rugby?

Addin Fonua-Blake wants to prove he's a better man than his record

Former Junior Kiwi Addin Founa-Blake knows he has take 'ownership' of the despicable act of domestic violence.

Harry Kane set to double his salary at Tottenham Hotspur

England striker Harry Kane is set to double his salary at Tottenham Hotspur to $211,000 a week.

Let's hope Hurricanes appreciate the significance of Sharks match

John Plumtree makes no attempt to play down importance of Sharks clash.

Kiwi Scott McLaughlin storms around Perth course in V8s qualifying

Kiwi V8 driver Scott McLaughlin opens Perth in flying form, even after car woes.

Tyson Fury backs 'nice young fella' Joseph Parker to comfortably beat Carlos Takam

Heavyweight champion was glowing in his praise of New Zealand counterpart Joseph Parker.

Tactix set to face fit-again Melbourne Vixens shooter Karyn Bailey

Canterbury netball fans could see Karyn Bailey back to lead the Melbourne Vixens' attack against the Phoenix on Monday.

The children that inspire Canberra Raiders and Kangaroos star Josh Papalii

Josh Papalii has a special inspiration when he heads out for a game including tonight's against the Kiwis. 

Chad Williams heading to USA to Race Across America in 2017

It's the hardest bike race in the world and Waitara's Chad Williams has his sights set on beating it.

Toronto Raptors bite the Miami Heat to level their NBA playoff series

It's all square in the NBA Eastern Conference duel between the Toronto Raptors and Miami Heat.

Anzac test: Five key factors to a Kiwis victory in Newcastle

NZ are down on troops but an upset is not out of the question. Here's what they must do.

Leo Bertos back with Olympic in Newcastle premier league in Australia

Former All Whites and Wellington Phoenix midfielder Leo Bertos is winding down his career in an Australian district league.

Man guilty of south Auckland attack on All Black's wife

Rob Moka hit the heavily-pregnant wife of All Black Charlie Faumuina in the face.

Ricki Herbert expects All Whites to win Nations Cup despite 'disappointing' buildup

The former All Whites coach believes Confederations Cup qualification is well within the team's grasp.

Rugby's burning questions: Who's our mid-season Kiwi MVP and Form XV?

In our regular segment, Stuff.co.nz's rugby scribes tackle the burning questions of the week.

Virtual All Blacks trial in the offing as Chiefs and Highlanders do battle

It's a blockbuster in Hamilton on Saturday night, which could be considered an All Blacks trial.

Authorities reduce cobalt threshold for New Zealand thoroughbreds

The New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing board has approved reducing the current raceday threshold.

Jock Paget lends his suit to fellow Kiwi rider to spare Badminton blushes

Jock Paget came to Jesse Campbell's rescue off the course at the Badminton Horse Trials.

Highlanders' resilience tested as top-ranked Chiefs strive to end hoodoo

One-on-one battles galore as Chiefs host Highlanders in NZ conference headline act

Sidelines: Kids looking after their parents, Space Jam 2 and spoiled tennis brats

Great offspring, LeBron James and the Looney Tunes, spoiled brats and more feature in Sidelines.

Chiefs versus Highlanders Super Rugby match in Hamilton nearing sellout

A capacity crowd could be on the cards for Saturday night's bumper NZ derby between the Chiefs and Highlanders in Hamilton.

Team New Zealand's New York training sail hammers home tricky conditions on Hudson River

America's Cup world series training hammers home Hudson River's challenges.

Changes galore: 12th Man announces 'new' Kiwis line-up

Australian comic Billy Birmingham, aka 12th Man, introduces us to new names in the Kiwis team.

Canterbury Rams respect struggling Hawks in National Basketball League

 Canterbury Rams don't want to be the ones to lose to Hawke's Bay.

MMA fighter Jordan Parsons dies after hit-and-run in Florida, US

Police are still searching for the driver who hit and killed Jordan Parsons in the US.

Brazilian boy scores incredible goal with 'scorpion kick'

Brazilian teenager sends the ball into the net with his heel - from behind his own head.

Australian trans-Tasman netball sides hunt clean sweep against Kiwi franchises

Australian teams could go 5-0 against Kiwis on the netball court this weekend.

Parramatta Eels not punished sufficiently for salary cap breach: Geoff Toovey

Former Manly mentor says Parramatta should not be allowed to win the 2016 NRL premiership.

Waratahs centre Israel Folau fit to face the Cheetahs in Super Rugby

Waratahs hopeful star centre will overcome sapping virus in time for Saturday's match.

Leicester Ciy captain Wes Morgan buys 55 Jagerbombs for fans during celebrations

Wes Morgan knows how to party, and he's happy to share title glory with the fans.

Parramatta Eels allowed to accrue NRL points while directors pursue legal action

The Eels will be allowed to play for points while five officials take legal action over their dismissals.

From watching the Kiwis in prison to making NZ debut for Manu Ma'u

Manu Ma'u once watched the Kiwis from a jail cell. Tonight he makes his debut for them.

Stephen Kearney brushes off nightmare buildup as Kiwis revert to underdog status

Kiwis coach not bothered by underdog tag after nightmare buildup to Anzac test.

Sport: Frank-Paul Nuuausala stoked with sister Annetta's Kiwi Ferns debut

Canberra Raiders forward Frank-Paul Nuuausala is thrilled to see his little sister follow in his footsteps and represent New Zealand.

Five of the best New Zealand Kiwis v Australian Kangaroos rugby league tests

A look back at some of the epic rugby league encounters between New Zealand and Australia.

Champion jockey Damien Oliver's big night out has big financial cost

Champion jockey Damien Oliver could've thrown away $282,000 with a boozy night out.

Bernard Tomic is not committed to tennis, says world number one Novak Djokovic

Bernard Tomic might claim to have $10m at age 23, but that doesn't impress Novak Djokovic much.

Tim Wilkinson putts himself into early contention at Quail Hollow

Palmerston North pro golfer Tim Wilkinson's putter is on fire at the latest PGA Tour stop.

Sporting Kansas City fans create football distraction from Game of Thrones character

If Los Angeles is Kings Landing, fans of Sporting Kansas City have confirmed they are beyond the Wall.

Mitchell Pearce wants to skip State of Origin to focus on rehabilitation

He made a strong return after being suspended for simulating sex with a dog, but doesn't want to play league showcase.

Dutch BMX track will suit Kiwi riders Trent Jones and Matt Cameron says coach

Changes to make the Papendal BMX track in the Netherlands more open will suit Kiwi rider Trent Jones.

Super Rugby player matchups, Round 11: The meeting of the little men

Brad Weber and Aaron Smith go head to head in Hamilton in what will be an intriguing battle.
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