Critics on benched Crockett's back over scrums

The Crusaders are adamant Wyatt Crockett's relegation to the bench is about scrummaging.

Dalgety seeing Stars ahead of Derby

Cran Dalgety hopes he doesn't drown under big blue wave of four All Stars runners in Gr I NZ Derby.

Fit Kincaslough hot to trot

On paper it would take a brave punter to back Kincaslough on Friday night.

Dan Carter to start at first-five for Crusaders

All Black back in No 10 jumper and Wyatt Crockett ‘‘rotated’’ to bench for Crusaders’ clash with Bulls in Pretoria.

Reeve can't be caught in rookie race

The chequered flag Blenheim's Brook Reeve has won the New Zealand Formula First Rookie championship with one round remaining.

Women boost rugby numbers

rugby ball generic Rise in female participation responsible as number of players tops 150,000 for first time since counting began.

Heartland XV named for tour

Mid Canterbury and Buller provide 11 players to the Heartland XV to tour the Cook Islands.

An evening with Robbie Deans

Canterbury ring changes

Returning Carter hoping for 'lucky break'

Dan Carter named to start at second five-eighth for Crusaders against the Lions at AMI Stadium.

Blackadder to reel out big guns against Lions

The old firm of Dan Carter and Richie McCaw could make a rare Super Rugby appearance together in their specialist positions against the Lions on Saturday night.

Fujita gives Japanese flavour to Crusaders camp

Fruean faces up to five months on sidelines

Crusaders smash the Cheetahs

A four-try blitzkrieg in just six minutes propelled the Crusaders to a 57-14 win over the Cheetahs.

Seasiders clinch top spot

New Brighton celebrated flanker Troy Mangan’s 50th senior game in style as they clinched top spot for next week’s Christchurch Metro rugby semi-finals.

Upsets in club rugby semis

Sydenham and High School Old Boys booked their place in next Sunday's Canterbury Metropolitan rugby final after semi-final upset wins today.

Seasiders, Lincoln Uni the ones to beat

Minor premier titles decided

Lincoln Uni roll towards title

Lincoln University moved a step closer to defending their Christchurch club rugby Cup title as each of the top six sides had bonus point wins today.

Matured pacer makes mess of rivals

horse racing generic Messini blitzed the Group 3 free-for-all field in New Zealand record time at Addington yesterday

Owner hails stunning Stent

Trevor Casey is not worried if he hasn't got the best stayer at Addington as he's got a brilliant horse in Stent.

NZ 2600m record smashed

Dalton Bromac dominates

Walsh cracks O'Sullivan's record

David Walsh's lengthy quest is over.

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