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Squash injury leads to national cycling call-up

Peter Roughan is off to Perth to represent New Zealand at the age group road cycling world championships.

"I had to have a couple of operations. I'm pretty active but I couldn't run or play squash so I had a couple of years off and found biking.

Barrett ignored big offers for NZ deal video

All Blacks first five-eighth Beauden Barrett.

NZ Rugby boss heaps praise on rising All Blacks first five as the No 10 re-signs until 2019.

Zittersteijn bowls through competition

Aidan Zittersteijn had a busy weekend of indoor bowls.

Aidan Zittersteijn played 18 games of indoor bowls with 16 wins, one draw and one loss over two days.

Moturoa topple defending champions

Hayden Murray scored twice to lead Moturoa into the Duff Rosebowl final.

It'll be Moturoa Premiers against Woodleigh's division one side in the Duff Rosebowl final.

Lack of ball no problem for development team

Taranaki Under-19 centre Enele Fidow tries to fend off a Waikato player.

Mixed day for representative rugby teams.

Tradition counting for less and less in provincial rugby

If you didn't see the match day programme, here it is. That's the whole thing.

Match day experiences have changed over the years.

Taranaki find form in second half to thump Magpies

Taranaki's Trinity Spooner-Neera and Beaudein Waaka have eyes for the ball without a Hawke's Bay defender in sight.

Taranaki smash Hawke's Bay in second half to make it back-to-back wins.

Taranaki give Bay a head start then roar past them

Taranaki fullback Marty McKenzie is sandwiched by two Hawke's Bay defenders during their national championship match in ...

Taranaki turn poor first half into excellent second.

Taranaki not a happy hunting ground for Magpies

Taranaki's Mitchell Crosswell and Mike Kainga show the sort of hard work that will be needed against Hawke's Bay.

"They'll be well organised and they'll be ready to rip into us," Taranaki assistant coach Willie Rickards said.

Kainga quick to learn from coach's criticism

Mike Kainga is more than happy in his new province.

"He gave me a bit of a growling and it worked

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.

Development team need to work together

Hayden Patene has replaced Dylan Juffermans in the Taranaki Development team.

Walker loses a couple of key backs.

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.

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.

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