Bundee Aki does not want to head overseas on a losing note as he lines up for the Chiefs against the Blues.
The Chiefs can still force their way into the Super Rugby playoffs, but it is now or never.
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic squad has a settled look about it and is quickly taking shape for 2015.
Former Black Cap and Northern Districts coach Grant Bradburn has been named head coach of Scotland's national cricket team.
Hamilton schools are spending huge amounts of money on sporting facilities and programmes.
University come from 10-0 down to beat Melville, while Otorohanga draw level with them at top of table.
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