Elgar reigns supreme

Danny O'Sullivan from Inglewood rolls one down.

A new Taranaki men's singles champion has been crowned.

Central rue slow start

Claudia Bunge of Northland tackles Mckenzie Barry of Central in their round one clash.

"We can't afford to be that team that is a one half team. The season is too short for that."

Double celebration for Barrett brothers

Brothers Jordie, left, and Scott Barrett will both travel with the All Blacks on the end-of-year tour.

Brothers Jordie and Scott Barrett had All Black selection and a Mitre 10 Cup semifinal win to celebrate on Sunday.

CD's turn to enjoy batting conditions

Ryan McCone and the Central Districts bowlers had to toil for a second day against Otago in their Plunket Shield match ...

CD are getting amongst the runs now.

Tasman see off Taranaki to make final video

Marty Banks was his effective self in Tasman's Mitre 10 Cup semifinal against Taranaki.

Thrilling semifinal goes Tasman's way.

Triple delight for Barrett family

Kevin Barrett, centre, with sons Jordie and Scott after Canterbury won the Ranfurly Shield.

News of three sons in All Blacks touring squad overwhelms Kevin and Robyn Barrett.

Inglewood remain unbeaten in premier competition

New Plymouth Old Boys wicketkeeper Jackson Braddock-Pajo runs out Francis Douglas Memorial College batsman Shay ...

Inglewood lead premier competition.

Naholo's name echoes around

Waisake Naholo was back at Taranaki training on Friday ahead of their semifinal clash with Tasman.

"I'm always keen to pull on the amber and black."

Naholo on bench for Taranaki

Seta Tamanivalu needs to have plenty of impact for Taranaki in their semifinal against Tasman.

"I think they've done well and they've earned some respect from their fans who I hope come and support them."

Inglewood, Hawera United look to stay undefeated

New Plymouth Marist United batsman Jarred Cunningham scored 63 last weekend.

Francis Douglas Memorial College and New Plymouth Boys' High School will look to get off the mark this weekend

Mixed round for Taranaki cyclists

Michael Torckler (right) claimed seventh place in the first round of the Dynamo Teams Championships.

"I think all things considered it was a good result for us."

Former Taranaki assistant tipped for top sevens job

Clark Laidlaw has been tipped to take over the New Zealand sevens coaching job.

Laidlaw tipped for NZ sevens job.

CD ready for Plunket Shield

Manawatu's Mitch Renwick will bat at the top of the order for Central Districts against Otago in Nelson this weekend.

Central Districts start their Plunket Shield season against Otago this weekend.

It's fine to praise defensive tactics sometimes

Manchester United's David De Gea managed to keep the Kop reasonably quiet at Anfield.

Not every game can be won by attack.

Price's time finally arrives

Leighton Price has been a constant in the Taranaki line-up this season after years of trying to break in.

"I've got used to the level now and feel confident at the level and I'm just loving it."

Cup hope Pentathlon pleases Wheeler

Pentathlon runs in the Moonee Valley Cup on  Saturday as he primes for the Melbourne Cup for New Plymouth trainer John ...

Wheeler gaining confidence as Melbourne Cup looms.

Top Taranaki tennis squads named

Caleb Fleming has been named in the Pukekura squad for the Soffe Cup interclub tennis competition.

Pihama added to Soffe Cup tennis competition.

Taranaki prop player of the year

Mitchell Graham was named Taranaki player of the year

Mitchell Graham named Taranaki player of the year. 

Early signs positive for Sunday's semifinal

Taranaki rugby officials are hoping to get their biggest crowd to Yarrow Stadium since the 2014 ITM Cup final.

"Pre-sales are strong."

O'Donnell glad he didn't give up

Declan O'Donnell knows the pain of having to go through plenty of rehab.

"But as soon as I came in I found there was a real buzz to this team."

Worker taking cautious approach

Central Districts batsman George Worker will miss the start of the season in a bid to get over an elbow injury.

George Worker will miss the start of the season for CD.

Taranaki push Auckland close in women's golf

Tony Cawley won another match play title at the Stratford Golf Club.

Taranaki came close to toppling Auckland.

Home ground a real advantage for Taranaki

Taranaki's Marty McKenzie will hopefully have more impact than Marty Banks in Sunday's semifinal.

There are several key things for Taranaki to work on.

Christie ready for semifinal showdown

Shane Christie will be attempting to lead his Tasman side to a semifinal win over Taranaki on Sunday.

Shane Christie is excited about leading the Tasman Makos into Sunday's NPC semifnal against Taranaki.

Bowls kicks into life

Nolantown's Scott Roberts is competing in the men's open bowls singles this weekend.

Bowls is back

Open team go undefeated

Heidi Kiser was part of the nine-strong Taranaki open team.

"It indicates an absolute necessity for development. A real strike while the iron is hot situation."

Sharrock names Walker for Kawi

The old firm of trainer Allan Sharrock and jockey Michael Walker will combine with Kawi in Perth.

Walker confirmed as Kawi's Perth partner.

'Good bugger' gone

Hurricanes assistant coach Jason Holland played his entire Munster career alongside Anthony Foley.

Christian Cullen and Hurricanes assistant coach in shock at the death of their friend and former colleague.

Promising signs for Central women

Northern's Claudia Bunge, left, slides in to tackle Central's Mackenzie Barry in the opening game of the women's ...

The national women's football league is underway.

Taranaki unbeaten in Chapple Cup

Ryan Watson took four wickets and scored 27 not out to guide Taranaki to a win over Nelson on Sunday.

"We were unbeaten for the weekend and only beaten by the rain, which we can't control."

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