Crusaders coach vows players won't be the ones illegally pulling jerseys against the Chiefs.
The Crusaders have made three changes and retained Willi Heinz at No 9 to face the Chiefs on Saturday.
The Chiefs have made six changes to their team to take on the Crusaders in Hamilton.
The New Zealand triathlon team will have their work cut out for them to get medals in Glasgow.
Delhi gold medallists Mike Collings and John Snowden to lead NZ shooting team at Glasgow Games.
Roger Federer is prepared to skip tournaments - including possibly the French Open - when his wife gives birth again.
BRIAN HOMEWOOD - ReutersTen players were booked, two sent off, both coaches were dismissed and fans ran on to the pitch as Benfica beat Porto.
Manchester City's hopes of winning the Premier League took a big hit with a 2-2 draw at home to last-place Sunderland.
SAM WORTHINGTON - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe Wellington Phoenix have signed Spanish midfielder Alejandro Gorrin to bolster their 2014-15 roster.
JEROME PUGMIRE - APRoger Federer eased into the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters after beating veteran Radek Stepanek in 52 minutes.
SAM WORTHINGTON - © Fairfax NZ NewsThere are no alarm bells ringing at St Kilda HQ despite sluggish ticket sales for the Anzac Day AFL game against the Brisbane Lions in Wellington.
TONY SMITH - © Fairfax NZ NewsCanterbury United are searching for a new national league coach after Keith Braithwaite's shock decision to end his five-year tenure.
LOGAN SAVORY - © Fairfax NZ NewsSouthland Sharks coach Paul Henare has given new import Dave Gruber a big pass mark, saying the ease with which he has fitted into the squad has been astonishing.
TONY SMITH - © Fairfax NZ NewsWhite Sox pitcher Michal Tangaroa has had to pull out of the Southern Cross Challenge softball tournament in Christchurch.
BRENDON EGAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsTactix goalkeep Jane Watson is ready to embrace one of netball's toughest challenges - containing Southern Steel shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid.
AARON GOILE - © Fairfax NZ NewsMargaret Forsyth knows there's some sacrifices in order to steer the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic to this year's trans-Tasman league title.
SAM WORTHINGTON - © Fairfax NZ NewsRevenge is on the agenda for the Wellington Saints tonight.
SAM WORTHINGTON - © Fairfax NZ NewsThey might be the "away" team for the Anzac Day AFL game in Wellington, but the Brisbane Lions will feel at home.
IAN ANDERSON - The WellingtonianTeenager Liam Stone hopes to have the Commonwealth Games diving judges in a spin this year.
SARAH HARVEY - © Fairfax NZ NewsAndrew McFadden has been coaching the Warriors a week but has already put the whole team on notice.
MATT RICHENS - © Fairfax NZ NewsGolfer Lydia Ko dodged any curly questions about the controversial government funding request on her behalf.
HAMISH BIDWELL - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe prize is in the cabinet, but Wellington haven't been immediately rewarded for their winning cricket.
SAM WORTHINGTONAlbert Riera completed a remarkable transition into professional football tonight by winning the Phoenix's player of the year award.
LIAM NAPIER - © Fairfax NZ NewsSeven games into the season, and the Blues' first five-eighth role remains wide open.
SAMUEL PETREQUIN - APAll Blacks first-five Dan Carter has unfinished business at the Rugby World Cup.
TOBY ROBSON - © Fairfax NZ NewsVictor Vito knows he's running out of auditions, but the Canes No 8 insists he hasn't closed the door on All Blacks selection.
BEN EVERILL - AAPJason Day's troublesome left thumb has been placed in a cast as he tries to efficiently overcome his injury-plagued start to the year.
IAN MCCULLOUGH - AAPSt George Illawarra's demand for two NRL competition points has been flatly refused by head of football Todd Greenberg.
IAN MCCULLOUGH - AAPUnder-fire five-eighth James Maloney has promised his Sydney Roosters teammates he'll end his form slump with a big performance against Cronulla.
The Players Championship is changing this year to a three-hole aggregate playoff involving the closing holes at the TPC Sawgrass.
ABHISHEK TAKLE - ReutersLewis Hamilton can chalk up three wins in a row for the first time in his F1 career but team-mate Nico Rosberg will be doing all he can to deny him.
PETE SMITH - AAPAn injury-time own goal from captain John Hutchinson gifted FC Seoul an eleventh hour 1-0 win over Central Coast in a major blow to the Mariners' AFC Champions League ambitions.
The headline acts are having few issues at the New Zealand badminton open with the top ranked players safely through.
New Zealand V8 Supercars driver Scott McLaughlin has expressed an ambition to race Nascar in the future.
SARAH HARVEY - © Fairfax NZ NewsSea Eagles fullback Peta Hiku has rejected a return to the Warriors and looks set to stay with Manly.
A groin injury has ruled All Blacks prop Ben Franks out of the Hurricanes' team to face the Blues in Friday.
OPINION: Toby Robson breaks down the latest Super Rugby games in his own inimitable style.
The Wallabies will play Ireland, England, Wales and France on their November tour this year.
St George Illawarra boss calls on NRL to award his club points after controversial loss to Storm.
LIAM NAPIER - © Fairfax NZ NewsRotation in the pivotal first five-eighth role continues at the Blues with Chris Noakes to face the Hurricanes.
America's Cup sailor Dirk de Ridder has been suspended from sanctioned events for five years.
TOM HAYWARD - ReutersArsenal's Lukas Podolski struck twice in a 3-1 win over West Ham United to take the Gunners into the top four.
Novak Djokovic began the defence of his Monte Carlo Masters title in flamboyant style, taking only 45 minutes to beat Albert Montanes.
Formula One is on the right track with its new V6 turbo engines and the governing body can ignore criticism.
Rory McIlroy ended a frustrating Masters on a high with his best round of the tournament on Sunday.
JOSH REICH - ReutersA number of news agencies have decided against covering cricket's Indian Premier League Twenty20 competition, due to the exclusion of some photo agencies.
JOSH REICH - ReutersThousands gathered at Liverpool's Anfield Stadium to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.
LOGAN SAVORY - © Fairfax NZ NewsMark Craig says the phone call asking him to play for the Black Caps was 'something every cricketer dreams of'.
SARAH HARVEY - © Fairfax NZ NewsWarriors coach Andrew McFadden has wasted no time in stamping his mark with several changes.
MATT RICHENS - © Fairfax NZ NewsTest cricket returns to Christchurch in summer for the first time in eight years while the city will also host an ODI.
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