OPINION: On Saturday, June 13, the two best New Zealand Super Rugby sides will finally meet at Yarrow Stadium.
OPINION: Joseph Romanos questions the state of the New Zealand men's sevens team ahead of the Rio Olympics.
OPINION: The character shown by Phoenix in win over Mariners puts them right in contention for A-League title.
OPINION: Friday demolishing of the Crusaders affirmed what we all know - the Chiefs are now NZ's benchmark team.
OPINION: Irene van Dyk has cut an increasingly forlorn figure on the Pulse's bench, says Hamish Bidwell
OPINION: Unless rugby acts on concussion now, it's finest warriors may one day be unable to feed themselves.
OPINION: Young Texan proves power isn't everything in a golf major, writes Mark Reason.
OPINION: The laws of the jungle have changed since the NRL rushed in the edict punching would mean automatic time in sin bin.
OPINION: England captain is not out of form but he is out of confidence and would do well to copy the approach of Root and Bell.
OPINION: Clermont's bosses must be rubbing their hands at the prospect of Waisake Naholo charging down the sidelines.
OPINION: FFA's decision to exclude Perth from the A-League finals for deliberately rorting the salary cap is the right decision.
OPINION: From the moment rugby went professional in 1996, rugby leaders here have been fighting to keep our stars in the country.
OPINION: John Kirwan says the Blues are unified force but it sure doesn't look that way, writes Mark Reason.
OPINION: Throughout his career Richie Benaud showed legendary restraint. For a change, so did everyone else.
OPINION: Cricket World Cup allows some fine performances from Europe's top teams go under the radar.
OPINION: So Charles Piutau is off to Ulster and who can blame him, writes Ian Snook.
OPINION: Any professional golfer can have a bad week. The problem is that Lydia Ko has now had three.
OPINION: If the rumours coming out of Auckland are to be believed, Tasman Makos head coach Kieran Keane is a candidate for a Super Rugby call-up.
OPINION: The Crusaders weren't going to allow a red card to Jean Deysel to screw them over this time.
OPINION: While Tiger was rewriting golf history, a kid called Rory was already planning his overthrow.
OPINION: Anthony Hudson and young All Whites should be sporting wry smile after South Korea game.
OPINION: The stakes are high on Sunday night as the Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne Victory square off.
OPINION: Some time off could help Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum through to the next World Cup.
OPINION: Crusaders doomsayers relax: Blackadder's mob are simply having their stock-standard slow start.
OPINION: Don't be down, there's another long, hot summer ahead in England. We can still dare to dream.
OPINION: Moments of joy were rare in the World Cup final but this NZ team gave us plenty to feel happy about.
OPINION: Australian cricket, it seems, has now been fully restored to its former glory, writes Andrew Webster.
OPINION: Some rules in rugby need a fresh look from the powers that be and better clarification to prevent referees making mistakes.
OPINION: Cricket writer Jonathan Millmow runs his eye over New Zealand's players at the World Cup.
OPINION: Overseas media break into a round of applause for the skipper of the Cup, it's B-Mac's last stand.