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Auckland hand Mooloos hiding

Auckland rugby

Place in premiership semis all but secure with rampant record 60-19 victory over Waikato at a rain-soaked Eden Park.

Inexperience exposed, says coach

Tim Southee Northern Knights coach James Pamment says a first venture onto the world stage showed promise.

Williams open to Woods job

Steve Williams Kiwi caddie looking forward to retirement, but say's he'd consider working again if former world No 1 asked him.

Fired up Mooloos head north

Zak Hohneck While many things have changed in provincial rugby over the years, one thing hasn't - Waikato's dislike for Auckland.

Pulford fights hard to win

Sophie Pulford St Peter's Cambridge cyclist Sophie Pulford took out the points race at the national schools' road championships on Monday.

'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.

Northern Knights knocked out

James Franklin Former Black Cap James Franklin sends NZ T20 team home from India with six and four wallops of Tim Southee.

Knights feeling the heat

Their big stage debut looked promising, but the Northern Knights have melted under the harsh glare of the spotlight.

Knights go down again

Knights smashed in T20

Scott Kuggeleijn ND's cricketer of the year

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

Waikato trio make national side

Solomone Tukuafu Three Waikato players have been named in the NZ Secondary Schools rugby squad to play Australia and Fiji.

Sevens heaven

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

No expense spared

Allen off to Hamburg

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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