Playmaker getting every chance

Dan Carter

All Blacks may take Dan Carter on northern tour even if he isn't fit enough for first game in the US.

All Blacks name Dan Carter Still Hansen's go-to guy Slade unlucky, but call correct Patience pays off for Vito Romano gets ABs chance

Hagley Oval given all clear

Hagley Oval It's been through plenty of hoops, but Christchurch ground gets official tick from ICC to host World Cup games.

Right call is tough on Slade

Colin Slade OPINION: You've got to feel for Colin Slade. Two days after he wins an All Blacks test with a top kick, he's dropped.

Road to World Cup begins

Brendon McCullum Cricket's biggest tournament months off, but two sides who fancy their chances fire the first shots today.

Coaches’ jobs safe in review

Scott Robertson Canterbury's 2014 season ended with whimper in a loss to Tasman, but Scott Robertson and his assistants are safe.

Heartland XV named for tour

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

An evening with Robbie Deans

Former Crusaders and Wallabies coach will return to Christchurch this week to answer questions at a charity fundraiser.

Canterbury ring changes

Injury puts Carter in doubt

'Beard of Awesome' nears end

Ryan Crotty Ryan Crotty will feel like he is burying an old friend when his beard is shaved for charity tomorrow.

All Black defends zebra hunt

Sam Whitelock says animals shot during a Crusaders team trip in South Africa were "for meat".

Trophy hunter anger

Blackadder's job safe for now

Crusaders ready for tough times

Accuracy on attack remains a concern. Otherwise, though, after seven wins from their last eight games, the Crusaders couldn't ask for much more at this stage of the season.

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.

Warne coming to Cup Day

Shane Warne Cricket superstar "who loves a good punt" to add some glamour to major NZ racing event, organiser says.

Ode to a horse?

With three New Zealand Trotting Cups to his name there is no doubt Terror To Love has the X factor and now he has a song to prove it.

Jones happier after workout

Jones waits for bicarb ruling

Walsh cracks O'Sullivan's record

David Walsh's lengthy quest is over.

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