Payne-free centre ready to fire

Jordan Payne

Back from a stomach bug, Jordan Payne knows it's time for him to step up for Waikato against Otago.

Williamson smashes T20 ton

Kane Williamson Knights batsman strikes maiden T20 ton, leading team to a match-winning total of 206 in the Champions League.

Mitchell's dedication to team

Ethan Mitchell There is an art to starting, and it's an art in which Ethan Mitchell is an established master.

Rep game chance for players

rugby ball generic After taking out the Stan Meads Cup for the third time in the four seasons it has been contested, Te Awamutu will have nine players featuring for a Stan Meads Cup XV tomorrow.

Grace back where it all began

rugby league generic Raureti Grace was told he wouldn't be playing representative football this year.

'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 given tough draw

Casey Kopua The Magic will open next year's trans-Tasman league with a tough trio of fixtures against Australian sides.

Magic re-sign Tairi and 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

Magic look for one more week

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.

Knights crush Mumbai Indians

Kane Williamson Black Caps players steer NZ T20 team to emphatic victory over Champions League defending champions.

Knights' swing rolls Lions

Tim Southee and Trent Boult almost unplayable as Northern Knights claim big Champions League win.

Williamson sets up ND win

ND eye world domination

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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