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Howzat? Staffer fills in, snares catch video

Black Caps' communications man Willy Nicholls took a catch against Zimbabwe A in Harare.

NZ Cricket staff member Willy Nicholls outshines his brother Henry with cameo in Zimbabwe.

Ioane signs with Crusaders?

Digby Ioane is set to don the red and black Crusaders jersey next season.

Ex-Wallabies wing Digby Ioane rumoured to have signed on to replace Nemani Nadolo in 2017.

Mariu wins in 100th match

Jordan Bakermans won his match against Matt McLean to help Christchurch beat Harewood in the opening round of the ...

Marcus Mariu celebrated his 100th Woodward Cup game by helping Christchurch beat Harewood in the opening round of the competition at Templeton on Sunday.

Crunch time for Red Devils

Red Devils wing Chris Eaden has scored nine goals so far this season

The Canterbury Red Devils are in control of their own destiny and will reach the finals if they win their final four games.

Premiership race over

Franco Cristiano could have a warm up race in Australia before his Breeders Crown semifinal.

Comeback pacer continues to shine ahead of Australian campaign.

'Gutting': Blackadder on loss video

Lock Luke Romano, with Sam Whitelock on the right, eyes a gap in the Lions defence during the Super Rugby quarterfinal ...

Losing to the Lions in the Super Rugby quarterfinal wasn't how Todd Blackadder wanted it to end.

End of era for Blackadder video

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder will soon relocate to English club Bath where he expected to work as the director of rugby.

Mistakes cost the Crusaders dearly in the loss to the Lions in their Super Rugby quarterfinal match.

Lincoln Uni through to final after huge comeback

New Brighton's Louis Harmon soars high to win the ball.

 Lincoln University stage huge semi-final comeback.

President's Shield clash looms

Harewood hockey player Richard Bain will play in the President's Shield decider against Carlton Redcliffs.

The President's Shield will be contested by holders Harewood and Carlton Redcliffs next weekend.

Eagles soar to tame Tigers

Vinnie Paul, pictured playing for the Canterbury Bulls, led the Aranui Eagles to an upset win over the Papanui Tigers.

The Aranui Eagles' upset win over Papanui has handed the Linwood Keas the Massetti Cup minor premiership.

Coastal celebrate Pitts' 100th in style

Dan Terris, pictured playing for Canterbury United, scored in Cashmere Technical's 2-0 win over Ferrymead Bays.

 Coastal Spirit keep pressure on leaders Cashmere Technical.

Tasman prepare for life without Solomon Islands star

Atkin Kaua in action for Canterbury United during last season's national league.

Tasman United dealt early blow with confirmation midfielder Atkin Kaua is heading home to the Solomon Islands.

Crusaders walloped by Lions video

Lions lock Franco Mostert forces his way through the tackles of Ryan Crotty and David Havili in the Super Rugby ...

The Crusaders conceded five tries in their 42-25 loss to the Lions in Jo'burg.

Golding gets NZ juniors' champs

Stevie Golding's time in the junior ranks will finish on a high as the the New Zealand junior drivers' champion.

New Zealand junior drivers' championships decided at Addington.

Is this Parker's next foe? video

Ukrainian heavyweight Alexander Dimitrenko could be named as Joseph Parker's next heavyweight opponent when an ...

Giant Ukrainian a contender to help prep Joseph Parker for his title fight with Anthony Joshua.

Fannin claims premiership

Three winners for Shaun Fannin in the Kevin Myers colours at Phar Lap Raceway on Friday has secured the jumps jockeys' ...

Jumps jockey bounces back from year of injuries to claim premiership in near perfect season.

Club rugby semi-finalists lose players to African crusade

Christchurch first five Ben Volavola will be at Johannesburg's Ellis Park this weekend, rather than Christchurch Park.

Crunch time in Canterbury Metro club rugby.

Turnovers key for Crusaders

Ryan Crotty scored a hat-trick when the Crusaders beat the Lions 43-37 in their Super Rugby round-robin match.

The Crusaders will poke their heads into the Lions' den on Sunday morning.

Kids' peaking for race

7 Torpedos team members Zoe Bennetts, 10, Phoebe O'Donnell, 10, Samuel Muir, 9, Charlotte Muir, 10, Todd Vermeir, 12, ...

Seven school pupils, the 7 Torpedos, have entered one of New Zealand's toughest multi-sport events.

Haumono disputes ref's call video

Referee Bruce McTavish was the centre of attention after Joseph Parker stopped Solomon Haumono with a vicious uppercut ...

Referee accused of calling off Solomon Haumono's bout with Joseph Parker prematurely.

Parker stops Haumono video

Joseph Parker takes a big swing at Solomon Haumono.

Predictable win for Joseph Parker as Solomon Haumono proves no match for Kiwi.

Rugby's burning questions

Julian Savea has been demoted to the bench for the Hurricanes' Super Rugby quarterfinal match against the Sharks in ...

Stuff's rugby scribes tackle the four burning questions of the week, in our regular Friday segment.

Parker's next bout imminent video

Joseph Parker and trainer Kevin Barry celebrate the New Zealand heavyweight champion's knockout win over Solomon Haumono ...

Joseph Parker's next opponent goes public on Tuesday

Setback for Bowyn Morgan

Bowyn Morgan suffered a defeat to Kris George.

Joseph Parker's friendly rival Izu Ugonoh cruises to victory in comeback fight, but Bowyn Morgan falters.

Bath keen on Crusaders pair

Tabai Matson (left) and Todd Blackadder, who are in their final season with the Crusaders, continue to attract interest ...

Speculation Crusaders' coaches Todd Blackadder and Tabai Matson will join English club Bath continues to mount.

Crusaders' Mo'unga to get protection

Crusaders first five-eighth Richie Mo'unga will play make his 16th appearance of the season when they face the Lions in ...

​Richie Mo'unga should have some serious muscle providing protection inside the Lions' den in Johannesburg.

Tyler looking for Revenge

Jumps jockey Stuart Higgins will be back aboard Revenge at Phar Lap Raceway on Friday.

Hurdles runner looking for Revenge.

Who will win Super Rugby?

The accuracy of Beauden Barrett's play has been a key to the Hurricanes' late-season success.

The Highlanders, Hurricanes, Chiefs or Crusaders - who's it going to be?

Parker gets giggly video

Joseph Parker cracks up when he attempts to stare down Solomon Haumono at their pre-fight weigh-in on the eve of ...

Joseph Parker struggled to keep a straight face at his weigh-in with Solomon Haumono.

Test debut agony motivates video

Solomon Haumono is familiar with against-the-odds predicaments after playing for Tonga against the Kiwis at the 1995 ...

Solomon Haumono's league background means he's not bothered being underdog to Joseph Parker.

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