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Starters shine as Airs survive Hawks

Taranaki Mountain Airs' Tylor Ongwae was in strong form again against the Bay Hawks.

 The Taranaki Mountain Airs shoot 65 per cent from deep to break 10-game winless streak.

Taranaki golfer wins long drive champs

Taranaki 20-year-old Sam Jones has been crowned the Trident Homes New Zealand Long Drive Golf champion.

A Taranaki golfer has been crowned the NZ Long Drive Golf champion after winning at Clearwater Golf Resort this afternoon.

Wizards silence Thunder

Taranaki's Simone Cook guards Waikato's Charlisse Leger-Walker

Waikato Wizards get the win over a slow starting Taranaki Thunder.

Trentham challenge no worries for Chan

Gypsy Fair and Alfred Chan scamper to victory at Trentham.

Trentham luck for Gypsy Fair and Chan.

Top four changes in premier rugby

Tukapa's Adrian Wyrill tries to break through the Stratford-Eltham defence.

Two tight games and two blowouts.

Blues and Chiefs draw video

The Blues and Chiefs went toe-to-toe at Eden Park on Friday night.

Blues and Chiefs can't be separated after 80 minutes at Eden Park.

Rapira goes out with title in hand

Sam Rapira beat Tipene Maniapoto in his final bout.

The Terror goes out on top.

High flying Thunder ready for Wizards

Taranaki Thunder point guard Iritana Hohaia makes a pass.

The Taranaki Thunder are looking forward to a better level of competition this weekend.

Mountain Airs to make amends

Tylor Ongwae was the only Taranaki player to score in double-digits against the Saints.

The Taranaki Mountain Airs plan to come out fighting this weekend.

Important road trip for Team Taranaki

Team Taranaki's Jeremy Hawkes will be hoping the side's defence is more sound against Lower Hutt City.

Team Taranaki need to find some goals.

Looking up from the bottom

Eltham's Philip Oliver holds off Francis Douglas' Benjamin Leary.

New Plymouth Boys' High School and Inglewood are in a tight battle for the foot of the ladder.

Attacking style to continue for champs

Leighton Price has been released from the Blues to play for Tukapa against Stratford-Eltham.

 

Chiefs search for discipline

Chiefs co-captain Aaron Cruden knows his side need a big lift in their discipline going into crunch time of the Super ...

Having won just one penalty count this year, the Chiefs are searching for a more disciplined display.

Sport heroes names needed

Beauden Barrett on his way to a try during a pre season match between the Hurricanes and the Crusaders in Waverley in ...

There are plenty of sportspeople who make the grade but just three will make the Hall of Fame.

'I had my life ripped apart'

It was thought Craig Hickford might never walk again after being knocked off his bicycle in February last year.

Fighting basketballer Craig Hickford's comeback from against the odds.

Spectators welcome to be inspired

The Hawera Lawn Tennis and Squash Rackets Club has a large amount of junior members, including Junior National Champs ...

A local squash club is inviting the public to check out their annual tournament and give the sport a go.

Elliot signs French club deal

Chiefs hooker Hika Elliot has signed with french club US Oyonnax.

Hooker Hika Elliot joins a growing list of Chiefs players taking their talents overseas.

Concussion sidelines Chiefs trio

Sam McNicol suffered another bout of concussion in the match against the Crusaders in Fiji last Friday.

Charlie Ngatai, Sam McNicol and Stephen Donald will all miss Friday's Blues clash.

Teenage bowler following family tradition

Aidan Zittersteijn has been winning national titles for fun in the past year.

The Commonwealth Games could be next.

Annual match one-sided

New Plymouth Boys' High School prop Taini Taylor-Tupaea scored his side's first try against St Patrick's Silverstream.

Boys' high struggle against St Pat's.

Plumtree could be an option for All Blacks

Wayne Smith will be missed by the All Blacks.

Plenty of candidates to replace the professor.

New take on trash talk

Grafitti Artist Cameron "odjobs" Shennan will take on Rapper Todd 'Louie Knuxx" Williams at  TSB Stadium on Friday.

Pre-fight banter ahead of this corporate boxing match includes a rap and cartoon.

Successful defence of pennant title

Brian Rowland defended his club match play title.

Opuanke go back-to-back.

Martial art anti-bullying tactics

Kerehoma addresses bullying in his classes, and helps the children find ways to make themselves safe.

Clayton Kerehoma works on anti-bullying tactics with his Brazilian jiu jitsu class.

Cobras win Coast to Coast title

Rawiri Naniseni hits it up for the Coastal Cobras.

The Coastal Cobras walked away with a 32-26 win over the Kia Ora Warriors.

Hawera to host national competition

Racers are travelling from all over New Zealand and as far afield as Australia for the Little Forest Raceway's first ...

The Egmont A & P Showgrounds will place host to a radio-controlled car first.

Cousin ready for SBW

Tim Nanai-Williams returned from a shoulder injury against the Crusaders and will now face cousin Sonny Bill Williams on ...

Tim Nanai-Williams is sure to have his hands full against cousin Sonny Bill Williams when the Chiefs meet the Blues.

Smith gets the job done

Adrian Smith won the Central Cross-Country Series.

Adrian Smith is the 2017 motocross Central Cross-Country Series champion

Sharks freeze on field

James McOnie will be the guest speaker at the Southern Sharks end-of-year function.

Wind blows team bus back home after rugby match.

Cruden intent on retaining tee

Aaron Cruden is determined to keep the Chiefs' goalkicking duties ahead of Damian McKenzie.

Despite a few misses against the Crusaders, Chiefs co-captain Aaron Cruden is determined to remain the team's No 1 goalkicker.

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