Taranaki to host Oceania Cup hockey tournament in 2015

Taranaki will host a major Olympic qualifying hockey tournament in October next year.

Batsmen failing to fire for both Central Districts and Auckland

Day one of Plunket Shield match between Auckland and CD noteworthy for number of wickets that fell.

Blondie Chamberlain plots his return to the race track

Taxpayers are helping to fund Blondie Chamberlain's comeback to racing at New Zealand saloon car championships.

Assistant coach Leo Crowley to remain with Taranaki

Leo Crowley is likely to carry on his role as Taranaki assistant coach next season after he was overlooked for the Waikato job.

Stags batsman Will Young works for match-winning innings

Central Districts' brightest batting prospect will be targeting a match-winning innings against Auckland in the Plunket Shield.

Interpros disappointing but plenty to work with

The Taranaki women's representative team finished 11th at the Toro Interprovincial.

Snook: New year brings chance for new talent

OPINION: The Christmas holidays have arrived and cricket is in full swing.

Taranaki batsmen and bowler make U19s

Taranaki has three players in the Central Districts Under-19 side, with the 12-man squad announced yesterday.

Whistleblowers, your local rugby field needs you

A group of Taranaki referees have gone in front of the camera in an effort to attract more recruits to their ranks.

Olivia Eaton strikes gold at Whangamata Classic

New Plymouth's Olivia Eaton had a golden day on the sand at the annual Whangamata Classic last Saturday.

Hockey role for council

The Stratford District Council has been asked to consider a role in the future management and ownership of the synthetic hockey turf.

Shanon Stallard goes under nine hours at Ironman

Shanon Stallard dipped under the magical nine-hour mark when 12th in the men's pro race at Ironman West Australia.

Austrian rider Horst Saiger on target for NZ title

It was something of a reality check for visiting international star Horst Saiger at Manfeild on Sunday.

Wellington's Dale Robertson wins superstock title

Dale Robertson beat home 51 drivers to win the 2014/2105 New Zealand superstock grand prix.

Their business is swinging

Jacques Malan's dream of opening a golf school in South Africa was realised in New Plymouth instead.

McLean: India howlers their fault for avoiding DRS

OPINION: It's hard to know whether to applaud or criticise India for their attitude in the opening cricket test against Australia.

Young guns lead way as Huatoki, Pukekura draw

Huatoki had to settle for an 8-8 draw against Pukekura but still end up Soffe Cup leaders after the first round was completed on Saturday.

Inglewood on top after Hawera collapse for just 97

Two of the four Taranaki two-day premier grade cricket matches are well advanced after play on day one on Saturday.

Dombo leads Taranaki to big Hawke Cup victory

Taranaki remains on top of the points table in the Hawke Cup two-day cricket elimination series after beating Horowhenua-Kapiti outright by 10 wickets at Levin yesterday.

Oaks start an easy Choice after Eulogy Stakes win

Robert Patterson will pick a path with Eulogy Stakes winner Choice that has previously led to group one glory.

Taranaki women on front foot in Central Hinds squad

Taranaki women representative cricketers have been making their mark in early season matches and are looking forward to the rest of the season with a degree of optimism.

Huatoki in box seat at end of Soffe Cup's first round

Competition leaders Huatoki will be out to extend their lead in the Soffe Cup interclub competition as the first round wraps up today.

Excitement building over centre Seta Tamanivalu

Chiefs recruit Seta Tamanivalu has the ability to explode on to the scene in the same way Malakai Fekitoa did.

Complacency warning ahead of Hawke Cup qualifier

There will be no slipping of standards this weekend when Taranaki head to Levin for their third-round Hawke Cup qualifying match against Horowhenua Kapiti.

Taranaki assistant bids for Waikato coach role

Leo Crowley will find out next week if he is the new Waikato coach.

Taranaki golfers swing into action

Taranaki have broken their duck at the NZ women's interprovincial tournament after a convincing 3.5-1.5 win over Aorangi-South Canterbury.

Development central to swimming series

Swimming Taranaki will host the Aquaknights development tri-series tour from tomorrow though to Tuesday.

Return of superstocks proves a major drawcard

Competitors from the country's most popular speedway class will converge on Taranaki for the New Zealand Superstock Grand Prix.

Taranaki's Seta Tamanivalu judged best NPC player

Taranaki star wins ITM Player of the Year

Seta Tamanivalu has been judged the best player in the 2014 national provincial rugby championship.

Holly Winter provides only bright spot for Taranaki women's golfers

Taranaki remain winless at NZ women's interprovincial tournament after another tough day in Hamilton.

Team Koch appear to hold the aces in premier tennis competition

Joint competition leaders meet fifth-placed Team Bloor in round five of Taranaki premier league tonight.

Snook: New spin on age old problems for Central Districts cricket

The politics associated with CD cricket, having nine constituent associations, have long held intrigue.

Kaylum Boshier on fire as New Plymouth Boys' High dominate

Promising NPBHS all-rounder helps Taranaki under-17 side to massive 207-run away win over Wanganui counterparts.

Slick scoring in superb conditions for Fitzroy's Christmas Hamper

Almost perfect conditions at Fitzroy club on Sunday helped produce outstanding scoring in club's Christmas Hamper.

Driving brothers Brendon and Ryan Jury provide the fireworks

Brendon and Ryan Jury standout drivers during round two of WPKA Goldstar kart meeting at Manawatu Raceway.

Big test for promising pacer Shestherealdeal at Hawera

Trainer pleased Shestherealdeal will start from wide frontline draw when making standing start debut today.

Changes are order of the day for Taranaki pairs

Competitors in this weekend's Taranaki pairs events will notice one significant change in the section play draw.

Hawera High duo secure three gold medals

Two Hawera High School students had the jump on their rivals at the NZ Secondary Schools Track and Field Champs to take home three gold medals.

Taranaki adopts Bulls as new name from 2015 season

Ferdinand's influence on Taranaki rugby has seen the union adopt the Bulls as its new name.

Fifa U20 World Cup pushes out Taranaki club rugby

Football takes the fields

The Fifa Under-20 World Cup is set to have a major impact on next year's Taranaki club rugby competition.

World's best back for NZ round of World Cup Triathlon

One of the largest sporting events held in New Plymouth will hit the streets again next year.

Underdogs Inglewood ecstatic to win one-day title

The Inglewood premier grade cricket team did the unexpected and broke a 53-year Taranaki one-day cricket title drought.

New Plymouth's Charlotte Webby takes Auckland swim

Charlotte Webby and Yasunari Hirai have maximum points in the State Ocean Swim Series after winning the women's and men's races in Auckland yesterday.

Latu Vaeno makes big impression for Taranaki sevens

Teen Latu Vaeno makes impressive debut for Taranaki at Central Region tournament in Palmerston North.

Donnelly leads Boys' High team of century


The general consensus around the pavilion was selectors Max Carroll and Gordon Giddy got it right when selecting the New Plymouth Boys' High School team of the century.

New Plymouth Boys' High take the points

 Kaylum Boshier

New Plymouth Boys' High School marked 100 years of cricket at the school in style with a first-innings victory over New Plymouth Old Boys.

Huatoki increase Soffe Cup lead over Oakura

 Meto Snegirev

Huatoki have increased their lead in the Soffe Cup interclub competition after a commanding 13-3 win over Oakura.

Taranaki wins Central Region provincial sevens title

A try in the first minute of extra time earned Taranaki the Central Region provincial rugby sevens title.

No 'gentlemen only' at Hawera Golf Club

'I'm pretty chuffed about it'

The Hawera Golf Club has elected its first woman president in its 112-year history.

Tournament ends in despair for Taranaki

The curtain came crashing down on Taranaki's interprovincial matchplay golf campaign with the side suffering two heavy defeats yesterday.
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