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Representative campaigns underway

Taranaki under-13 and under-15 teams got off to mixed starts this season.

The season has begun for Taranaki's under-13 and under-15 representative hockey teams.

Inglewood eliminate Old Boys'

Inglewood's Lauren Burgess looks for a passing option.

The top two teams after round robin play will meet in the Taranaki premier one grand final.

Different looking backline to face Hawke's Bay

Beaudein Waaka will start for Taranaki in the unaccustomed position of wing against Hawke's Bay.

Changes a plenty in Taranaki backline to face Hawke's Bay.

Mourinho not prepared to give Arsenal a leg up

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho refuses to give the thumbs up to selling defender Phil Jones.

No way will Manchester United boss help his rival.

Hoops in O'Connell's future

Caitlin O'Connell wants to go as far as possible in basketball.

She's represented Taranaki. She's represented New Zealand. Now, Caitlin O'Connell wants more.

Mourie still calling shots, 40 years on

The late Leo Walsh will be remembered at the reunion of the 1976 Taranaki rugby team's reunion.

The 1976 Taranaki rugby team about to get together again.

Teenage playmaker exceeding his own expectations

Stephen Perofeta continues to impress in his first year with Taranaki.

"I feel a little overwhelmed at times just how far ahead I am from where I thought I'd be."

Kerry Otene out on his own in tournament

Kerry Otene dominated the Matt Cleaver Classic.

Kerry Otene distances his rivals.

Old Boys' and Inglewood to fight for survival

New Plymouth Old Boys' Jessie Aitken-Fowell takes a pass as Inglewood centre Heidi Smith defends.

Who will meet Tysons in the Taranaki premier one netball final?

Hetherington rides to the top

Okato Motorcross rider Zak Hetherington went unbeaten at the Pacific Motocross Cup in Tahiti.

"I thought I was going to get cleaned up."

Big names darting to Taranaki

Cody Harris will be playing darts in Taranaki this weekend.

"It's about bringing all the fun back into darts."

Girls' High remain undefeated

New Plymouth Girls' High School's Ella James challenges for the ball.

New Plymouth Girls' High School put seven past Inglewood, while New Plymouth Rangers held onto the top of the premier league by one point.

The men in the middle key to speeding up game

The sight of Waisake Naholo being helped off the field in Sydney was the only low in the weekend.

Get a move on referee!

Scratchy first-up Naki win

The boot of Marty McKenzie proved decisive for Taranaki against Bay of Plenty.

Taranaki coach and captain happy to take road victory in Tauranga after scratchy effort.

Clutch moments cost Warriors

Shaun Johnson looks on during the round 24 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the New Zealand Warriors.

OPINION: Oh, what could have been for the Warriors in the NRL this season.

Gatu and Pacorus triumph

Waikato's representative, Pacorus, with apprentice Viktoria Gatu and trainer Chris Wood after winning the ...

Rider Viktoria Gatu and trainer Chris Wood scored important wins at New Plymouth on Saturday.

Taranaki almost throw win away

Seta Tamanivalu returned from the All Blacks to play for Taranaki against Bay of Plenty.

Taranaki do enough to win but only just to win opening NPC match in Tauranga.

Cross-over games need to be bankers for Taranaki

Taranaki captain Mitchell Crosswell, centre, needs to have a strong voice against Bay of Plenty.

Captain's voice should be heard early.

Swimming with the shiver gallery

Sharks on three. One. Two. Three. SHARKS.

Fuelled by passion. Sustained by grit. Provincial league at its finest.

Race official picks Meritaggio

El Duque will be ridden by Danielle Johnson in the Interprovincial Challenge at New Plymouth on Saturday.

Saturday's $50,000 Interprovincial Challenge is likely to be held in fine weather in New Plymouth.

Season proper starts for development team

Isaia Tuifua will be hoping for better conditions when the Taranaki Development side take on Bay of Plenty in Mt Maunganui.

Taranaki rep rugby sides also heading to the Bay.

Havelock North default to Team Taranaki

Josh Smith returns to Team Taranaki's line-up to face Havelock North.

Water contamination impacts Team Taranaki's match.

Old Boys' move on

New Plymouth Old Boys' Natalie MacKinnon looks for a pass.

Old Boys' end Naumai's season.

Pace of rugby more than a step up for Power

Leon Power has put the nerves of returning home behind him.

"It's probably twice the speed as I'm used to in France."

Ridley gets gold star

The Central Division indoor bowls open triples was won by Murray Sorenson and Sean and Mark Ridley.

A win in the Central Division indoor bowls open triples saw Sean Ridley claim his fifth centre win and, with it, his gold star.

Silver Court could feature in Interprovincial Challenge

Trainer Rosie Buchanan is happy with Silver Court ahead of the Interprovincial Challenge.

Silver Court set to give amber and black colours a good run.

Francis Douglas snatch late win

Thomas Wright scored a late goal to lead Francis Douglas over Boys' High on Wednesday.

Goalless for the first 89 minutes, Francis Douglas Memorial College stole a late result against New Plymouth Boys' High School.

How the 14 teams stack up

Waikato wing Iliesa Ratuva Tavuyara.

Who will gain the 2016 provincial bragging rights in New Zealand rugby?

McKenzie to start at fullback against BOP

Marty McKenzie will start at fullback for Taranaki in their national provincial championship opener.

An untried midfield partnership will start for Taranaki in their national provincial rugby championship opener against Bay of Plenty on Saturday.

Loan move on cards for England keeper

Joe Hart was no stranger to getting the ball out of his net at Euro 2016.

Joe Hart appears resigned to leaving Manchester City.

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