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Live: Rabbitohs v Roosters

Alex Johnston of the Rabbitohs celebrates with team-mates after scoring a try in round 3.

Both teams have got off to great starts in 2017, who will prevail at ANZ Stadium?

New Sopoaga in Highlanders

Tupou Sopoaga playing for the Penrith Panthers in the 2015 NRL Nines in Auckland.

A former NRL player, and the brother of an All Black is making a rapid rise to the Highlanders squad.

Tahiti beat PNG in World Cup football

PNG striker Nigel Dabingyaba's (R) goal could not prevent Tahiti from winning 3-1 in Port Moresby. Dabingyaba is ...

The All Whites could be facing Tahiti in the World Cup's Oceania playoff final after the Tahitian's two-goal win in Port Moresby.

Saints too good for Rams

Rams co-captain Marques Whippy takes aim in the first quarter of the Canterbury Rams v Wellington Saints game at Cowles ...

Defending champions show they're again the team to beat in the National Basketball League.

Adventure park for Porirua?

Riders at Christchurch's new adventure park could get air like this in Porirua one day.

Excitement is building over a possible mountain bike adventure haven in Porirua.

Society successfully chases major production rights

Scene from Les Miserables.

After almost a quarter of a century New Plymouth Operatic Society will produce Les Miserables.

Phoenix petition FFA for A-League breaks

Tom Doyle (L) is one of seven Wellington Phoenix players out on All Whites duty, prompting the club to call for the ...

Forcing the Phoenix to play without seven All Whites, "undermines the competitive integrity of the entire'' A-League, Nix boss says.

Potential Lions skipper sidelined

Alun Wyn Jones' shoulder injury will keep the Welsh skipper and Lions captaincy contender off the field for six weeks.

Will a six-week rehab cost Alun Wyn Jones a shot of leading the Lions?

Black Sticks draw with Pakistan

Sam Lane scored against Pakistan, but New Zealand could not manage the win.

They came close, but the Black Sticks couldn't quite get over the line against Pakistan.

Aces overpower Otago

Lockie Ferguson took three wickets in Otago's second innings as Auckland cruised to victory.

Auckland stay in contention for Plunket Shield with big win.

Faingaa back for Brumbies after long absence

Saia Faingaa is set to play his first game for the Brumbies since 2008.

ACT born and bred hooker is back for the Brumbies - a month after his dad's death

Tactix lose another defender to injury

Former shooter Sophia Fenwick is set to line up in the defensive end for the Tactix on Sunday.

Tactix off-season recruit sidelined for opening match in ANZ Premiership.

Hamilton wants 'less dudes'

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23:  Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP in the Drivers Press Conference during ...

​Lewis Hamilton thinks too many men, and not enough women, are allowed "in the paddock" at F1 races.

Hutson takes early lead

Mark Hutson holds a two-shot lead over Nick Coxon after the first round of the NZ Stroke Play Championship.

Mark Hutson sets the pace at NZ Stroke Play Champs.

Bateman back for Crusaders

Tim Bateman, pictured in action against the Highlanders in the trial match in Darfield last month, started for the ...

Tim Bateman must have felt like he had been strapped to the back of a rocket when the Crusaders forwards took control of the Blues.

Big boost for racing?

Nathan Guy has announced proposed changes to the racing act 2003 that he says will create a more level playing field ...

Amendments to the racing act could bring big bucks into racing coffers.

Kiwis detained in rape complaint

Rory Grice played for Waikato before heading to France. He is pictured here in 2013.

Two Kiwi rugby players among six detained in France after a young woman lays a rape complaint.

Jaguares deserve some credit

The Jaguares' Ramiro Moyano has a dart against the Southern Kings in the first round of Super Rugby last month.

OPINION: Richard Knowler has a quick look at another week of Super Rugby.

Game on in Nelson

Central Stags bowler Blair Tickner made early inroads into Canterbury's second innings.

Canterbury looking to set Central a final day target. 

Southee out of third test

A hamstring injury has put Tim Southee  out of the New Zealand side for the third test against South Africa.

New Zealand will be without key bowler Tim Southee for the final test in Hamilton.

Hudson unloads frustration

All Whites coach Anthony Hudson went off on a tangent at his latest media session.

All Whites coach goes on a tangent, blasting "negative" media and "bizarre" comparisions to Wellington Phoenix.

Bennett confronts Marshall

Broncos coach Wayne Bennett has defended Jarryd Hayne.

Brisbane coach says he bailed up Benji Marshall over claim veteran playmaker bagged a teammate - but then turns on the media.

NRL's dirty laundry in demand

Penrith star Bryce Cartwright allegedly paid an ex-girlfriend to have an abortion.

OPINION: Blackmail is apparently the No.1 growth industry in rugby league.

Big cuts to rock lobster catch

The commercial crayfish catch limit has been reduced in Wellington, Hawke's Bay and Gisborne.

Reduction in commercial rock lobster catch has 'serious implications', according to industry body

No need to bleat over Baa Baas video

All Blacks Don Clarke (left) and Wilson Whineray both played in epic matches against the Barbarians.

Audacious tries, astonishing dropped goals - Barbarians games have had the lot.

De Kock's absence would lift NZ

South African wicketkeeper Quinton De Kock is in doubt with an injured finger.

A key performer in the second test win for South Africa may not play in Hamilton.

Athletics NZ boss to step down

Outgoing Athletics NZ chief executive Linda Hamersley oversaw a successful Rio Olympics which saw four Kiwi athletes, ...

CEO Linda Hamersley will leave role in September after announcing resignation.

Kiwis versus Aussies in BMW

Tavago upset the Australian horses to win the ATC Derby at Randwick last autumn.

Trainers talk up chances in classic trans-Tasman The BMW clash.

Breakers eye Tai Webster

Now he's finished at Nebraska, Tall Blacks guard Tai Webster has some decisions to make about his future.

In the wake of Corey Webster's departure, could his younger brother replace him at the Breakers?

Giants to step up intensity

Giants guard Ali Granger says a lack of effort has been the team's undoing so far this season.

Ali Granger says a lack of intensity has been their major undoing after starting the NBL season 0-2.

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