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Ingram blasts 184 to help Woodleigh to win

Woodleigh batsman Peter Ingram cracks another shot to the boundary during his innings of 184 against New Plymouth Old Boys at Western Park in New Plymouth. Keeping wickets for Old Boys is Chad Quinney.

Woodleigh's Peter Ingram was in blistering form with the bat in Taranaki premier grade cricket on Saturday.

Taranaki cricketers end season with win

Wairarapa opener Mason Hughes is bowled by Taranaki pace man Taylor Williams on day one of their representative cricket match at New Plymouth's Pukekura Park.

Taranaki finished their representative cricket season on a high with a seven-wicket win over Wairarapa at New Plymouth's Pukekura Park on Sunday.

Webby's Rio dream now heads to Portugal

New Plymouth open water swimmer Charlotte Webby earns trip to Portugal.

New Plymouth long distance swimmer Charlotte Webby has booked herself a spot in the final qualifying event for the Rio Olympics.

Huatoki climb back to top spot in interclub tennis

Ellen O'Byrne won her women's singles match for Huatoki in Soffe Cup play on Saturday.

Huatoki have moved back to the top of the Soffe Cup interclub tennis competition after they squeezed through to a 9-7 victory over previous leaders Oakura.  

Chiefs search for improvement

Luteru Laulala of the Chiefs is tackled during the Super Rugby trial match against the Waratahs in Rotorua.

They managed a win in their first pre-season hitout, but the Chiefs have plenty to work on.

Wilde shines in the wild

Competitors get going at the start of the 2016 Coast to Coast race.

Hayden Wilde impresses in first Coast to Coast

One survivor from Hinds' final

Central Hinds captain Kate Broadmore is the only survivor from the last time the Central Districts women were in a national final. They play Canterbury at Rangiora on Sunday.

The Central Hinds of today are vastly different from the last team that was in a final.

Chiefs beat Tahs, more injuries

Chiefs winger Glen Fisiiahi on his way to the try-line against the Waratahs at Rotorua.

Late try secures scrappy win for the Chiefs, who suffer more injury setbacks.

Manurewa fours wins Clubs New Zealand bowls title

Manurewa's Neville Hill bowls during the final of the Clubs New Zealand men's fours tournament at the Paritutu greens in New Plymouth on Friday.

Manurewa's Neville Hill prevailed to win the Clubs New Zealand men's fours at the Paritutu greens in New Plymouth on Friday afternoon.

Inline hockey world champs qualifier in New Plymouth

Inline hockey on show in New Plymouth in April.

New Plymouth will host the Inline Hockey Asia-Pacific IIHF world championship qualifier in April. 

Important swim for Webby in Australia

Charlotte Webby after winning the Flannagan Cup swim in New Plymouth last weekend.

New Plymouth's Charlotte Webby will hopefully take another step towards Olympic qualification this weekend. 

Keller to make cricket debut for Taranaki

Kaylum Boshier returns to the Taranaki lineup for the weekend's two-day match against Wairarapa at New Plymouth's Pukekura Park.

Stratford's Ethan Keller will make his debut for Taranaki against Wairarapa in a two-day Hawke Cup elimination match at New Plymouth's Pukekura Park this weekend.

Rennie running out the big guns

Chiefs co-captain Sam Cane is ready to rip into his first game since the World Cup - back on home turf in Rotorua against the Waratahs in the team's first pre-season hit out.

First hit out serves as a big opportunity for Chiefs players to push their case for selection.

Rice gunning for fourth minisprint title

New Plymouth's Sean Rice (1nz) chases Kihikihi's Jayde Barnett during minisprint racing at Stratford Speedway last Saturday night.

Minisprint driver Sean Rice chasing his fourth straight Taranaki title at the Stratford Speedway track.

Hill wins fours battle in overtime

Former New Zealand representative Neville Hill had a narrow escape in the Clubs New Zealand men's fours bowls tournament on Thursday.

Manurewa's Neville Hill is a well-known name in New Zealand bowls.

Golden weekend for New Plymouth volleyballers

Ginny Broderick, 15, and Maya Dickson, 14, combined to win gold in the junior girls' division one competition at the New Zealand secondary schools' beach volleyball championships in Mt Maunganui last weekend.

New Plymouth Girls' High School's Maya Dickson and Ginny Broderick have had a golden start to the year.

History repeats itself at Club's

New Plymouth's John Law blends in with the mural at the Paritutu Bowling Club in New Plymouth. Law has been working this week as one of the official recorders for the Clubs New Zealand men's fours tournament.

History does repeat.

Series win would be fitting finale for McCullum

Brendon McCullum hits a six during the one-day international against Sri Lanka in Christchurch on Boxing Day.

OPINION: It's great when you see the "goodies" win! 

New format for golfers in Westown Classic

New Plymouth professional Brad Hayward was in good form at the Martinborough Pro-am.

The Westown Classic returns to the Taranaki golf calendar on Sunday, albeit with a change of format. 

Four teams qualify at fours

Skip John Hall delivers a bowl for his South Taranaki four during play at the Paritutu greens in New Plymouth on Tuesday.

After six rounds in section play, only four of the 136 teams in the Clubs New Zealand men's fours event had qualified at the conclusion of play in north Taranaki on Tuesday.

Fitzroy top surf lifesaving club in Taranaki

Fitzroy's Sophie Crewe catches a ride to the beach in the under-16 girls' board relay.

Fitzroy is Taranaki's champion surf lifesaving club after dominating the opposition at New Plymouth's Fitzroy Beach over Waitangi weekend.

Rennie feeling Pulu's pain

Augustine Pulu was set to rejoin the Chiefs for Super Rugby but will now miss eight to 10 weeks with his broken arm suffered at the Sydney Sevens.

It's another injury in the Chiefs ranks, but their stocks are still healthy.

Bowls win for McEldowneys in mixed pairs

Grayson McEldowney had plenty to smile about after winning the Taranaki mixed pairs bowls title on Monday.

In thrilling circumstances, New Plymouth's Grayson McEldowney claimed his Taranaki bowls gold star when he combined with his wife Val to win the mixed pairs title in Hawera on Monday.

Australia stronger where it matters

John Wayne Hastings towered over some of the Black Caps at the weekend.

Aussies show mental toughness needed to win the big ones.

Hundreds arrive for Clubs New Zealand bowls tournament

Visiting skip Stu Settle knows a things or two about playing bowls in Taranaki.

The busy bowls schedule in Taranaki continues.

Little between Old Boys and Woodleigh after day one

New Plymouth Old Boys veteran Jamie Watkins was the mainstay in their first innings against Woodleigh, scoring 60.

Things are pretty even between New Plymouth Old Boys and Woodleigh after day one of their two-day match.

Marist United lose to Napier Tech in semifinal

New Plymouth Marist United batsman Sam Fastier was one of only three from his side to score 20 or more against Napier Tech.

Marist United beaten by seven wickets in CD club semifinals.

Flannagan Cup a warm-up for Australian open water champs

Charlotte Webby comfortably took out the annual Flannagan Cup open water swim race on Saturday.

Webby takes out Flannagan Cup then heads across the Tasman.

The rise of Chiefs' Taleni Seu

Taleni Seu, a former basketball player, is looking to make a big impression for the Chiefs after rising the ranks quickly.

From packing shelves to a shot at Super Rugby - the unlikely tale of the Chiefs' latest prospect.

Top four have a gap on the rest in premier cricket

Woodleigh opening bowler Cam Black has racked up some impressive figures through the opening four rounds of the Taranaki premier cricket competition.

Best game of the round should be at Western Park.

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