Woodleigh could take top spot

Callum Stuart will be out to grab a 10-wicket bag for the match against Hawera United.

Top four should have clear shape after penultimate round.

Tito helping next generation of Chiefs

Paul Tito will coach the Chiefs Under-20 side with the Lavea brothers.

Taranaki trio to start for Chiefs Under-20 side.

Team Taranaki set for testing preseason

Team Taranaki forward Josh Smith goes one-on-one with the opposition goalkeeper.

"Every player loves playing games, you expect to be competitive and hope to win matches, but the process is equally as important as a dominant focus."

Trust the process

Peringa's new director of football Andy Irvine runs his son Ashton through some drills.

Andy Irvine is going to help Peringa build toward a vision.

Pukekura should keep top spot in Soffe Cup

David Barnard will play at No 2 for Pukekura against Rotokare.

Last week for teams to impress before semifinals.

Rolly polly pie eating goalie should stay

Sutton reserve keeper Wayne Shaw was forced to quit.

Sympathy aplenty for pie loving keeper.

CD bowling stocks wearing thin

Seth Rance will lead the bowling attack for Central Districts when they resume the Plunket Shield competition against ...

CD are back into action with the Plunket Shield this weekend.

Crowley among trio of development coaches

Latu Vaeno has been included in the Chiefs development squad.

Half a dozen Taranaki players in development squad.

Unique combination for rotor boat

Funeral director Richard Burt will drive a 2.6L quad rotor turbo-powered jet sprint boat in the third round of the New ...

Richard Burt has big ambitions now he has taken the wheel of the world's only rotary-powered jet sprint boat.

Dash into the unknown

Taranaki six-hour race organiser Matt Lash will take on the GODZone adventure race this weekend.

"If things go well it's great. If bikes and bodies break it can be a world of hurt out there and you're all by yourself."

Six Nations or Super Rugby?

Six Nation audiences prove its popularity.

OPINION: Sports reporters Glenn McLean and Jackson Thomas debate the merits of Super Rugby and Six Nations.

Chiefs development squad named

Samisoni Taukei'aho, who will make his Super Rugby debut on Friday night, is part of the Chiefs' development squad named ...

A 41-man squad has been named for a couple of local derbies, and another trip to Hong Kong.

Action in the air and on the track at Stratford

Freestyle Motocross rider Andrew Jackson will perform at the Stratford Speedway.

Freestyle motocross returns after decent break.

Dedication to netball recognised

Netball Taranaki have held their annual meeting.

Two decades of work recognised.

Overhaul won't stop cricket next season

Following the abandonded one-day international match at McLean Park, the ground's outfield will undergo an overhaul, ...

All going to plan, there will still be a full summer of cricket at McLean Park next season.

Dickson China bound with NZ team

Maya Dickson has been named in the national indoor volleyball team.

Busy time ahead for Disckson.

Baldock pips Joseph to win Westown Cup

Dean Baldock proved too good in the Westown Cup.

Home course proves the oracle for Baldock.

In brief

Matt Podjursky had a successful weekend at the Manfeild track near Palmerston North

Taranaki sporting briefs

Goodin returns to Taranaki bowls line-up

Darren Goodin returns to the Taranaki side for the intercentre event in Wellington.

Goodin will skip men's pairs for Taranaki.



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Daily cricket allowance has certainly lifted

Trent Boult showed the value of getting T20 exposure with the national side.

Warm-ups are not the only thing that has changed.

Keane's departure could be one of many

Chiefs assistant coach Kieran Keane is embarking on a new challenge, taking up the head coaching role at Irish club Connacht.

OPINION: There's a strong chance there will be a complete wipe-out of all the Chiefs' coaches heading into 2018, writes Aaron Goile.

82 and still winning swimming

Ron Edgcombe doesn't say he has 'countless medals', but he has a lot.

An 82-year-old has added five more gold medals to his plentiful collection following the New Zealand Masters Games in Wanganui on February 7 and 8.

Christie in Chiefs contention

Finlay Christie joined the Chiefs after impressing for Tasman.

Young halfback can't believe he could potentially be lacing up for his Super Rugby debut against the Highlanders.

Coast to Coast with little experience

Liz Jones competed in the Coast to Coast 2017 event for the first time ever.

A South Taranaki woman has completed the Coast to Coast event in a swollen river a mere eight months after learning to kayak.

Can Rennie, Cruden go out in style?

Aaron Cruden and Dave Rennie have formed a quality partnership at the Chiefs, with this year to be the end of an era.

In their final year in charge, Chiefs coach and co-captain look to recreate title-winning feeling.

Tamanivalu winging it at Crusaders

Seta Tamanivalu has been listed on the right wing  to allow the promising Jack Goodhue to start at centre for the ...

No orders from Steve Hansen to play Crusaders' recruit on wing.

Hexagonal disappointment

Time limits cost Dean Elgar in his singles matches at the hexagonal central region fixture at the weekend.

The Taranaki representative bowls selectors will have plenty of contemplating to do over the coming days.

Young proves a hit in another final

New Plymouth Old Boys batsman Will Young watches another ball go to the boundary during the Twenty20 final against Stratford.

Old Boys too good for Stratford.

Fresh Thomson eyes big season for Hurricanes

Beauden Barrett runs away for an intercept try during the Hurricanes 33-27 preseason win over the Crusaders at Waverley.

Defending champs look in good shape.

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