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Ben Tameifuna

Waikato coach admits tonight's match against Harbour is crucial if his side are to retain any hope of competing in the NPC.

The long road to Taupo

Steve Meertens OPINION: The number 206 is important. That is the number of training kilometres last week that I rode in preparation for my race.

'A despicable, dirty trick'

Owner of horse allegedly pulled up is furious his trust was betrayed by disgraced jockey.

Enjoying the youth

Hayden Karena WaiCoa Bay halfback Hayden Karena knows he's getting on a bit when his young team-mates' jokes go sailing over his head.

Welsh fixture looms

Andrew Flexman The Chiefs are sitting tight and are hopeful of hosting Wales in a midweek fixture during their tour of New Zealand in 2016.

'Time to chill out and reflect'

Chiefs co-captain Liam Messam There was no victory parade for the Chiefs, but that didn't stop them raising a glass to another hard-fought season.

Smith may take a year off

A year off from his coaching duties at the Chiefs is an option assistant coach Wayne Smith might be contemplating, but not necessarily to rejoin the All Blacks.

Chiefs call for fair shake

Brumbies have improved: Smith

Magic re-sign Tairi and Rasmussen

Grace Rasmussen After losing out on bringing Laura Langman back to the franchise, the Magic have re-signed Courtney Tairi and Grace Rasmussen.

Magic squad shapes up

The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic squad has a settled look about it and is quickly taking shape for 2015.

Magic look for one more week

Tairi loving being back in finals

Forsyth enjoying the Magic ride

Margaret Forsyth knows there's some sacrifices in order to steer the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic to a trans-Tasman league title.

Spinner takes Vettori's place

Mitchell Santner The Northern Knights have replaced Daniel Vettori with another left-arm spinner for the Champions League T20.

Anderson out, Vettori in for ND

Daniel Vettori to play for Northern Knights in Champions League but Corey Anderson wanted by Mumbai.

Knights retain 10 contracts

Knights confirm Brownlie signing

Scott Kuggeleijn ND's cricketer of the year

Scott Kuggeleijn capped his return season with Northern Districts when named their cricketer of the year.

Sevens heaven

hghs Hamilton Girls' High School have the best secondary schools sevens team on the planet.

No expense spared

Hamilton schools are spending huge amounts of money on sporting facilities and programmes.

Allen off to Hamburg

Chiefs Cup all go

Marshall on his way to China

If Hamilton Boys High School has its own arm wrestling champs, Jordan Marshall would be the likely favourite.

Face off in shield final

rugby ball generic Waikato's premier club rugby championship has only been won by the top seed once in the last five years and this week that will become once in the last six years.

United facing the drop from top flight

Relegation looms large for Ngaruawahia United unless they can miraculously find late season form like they did last year.

Wanderers down a man in deadlock

Melville Utd head cup charge

Finalists set for hockey competition

The finalists have been set for the Waikato premier hockey season after dramatic men's semifinals, and more straight forward women's semifinals on Saturday.

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