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Murray Baker is adamant there is nothing wrong with Bonneval ahead of Saturday's Caulfield Cup.

Leading Kiwi chance in Caulfield Cup faces big test before she even gets to the barriers.

Offers turned down

Part-owner John Rattray leads Bonneval back to scale following her Underwood Stakes victory.

She's the Horse of the Year and her owners have turned down two massive offers to keep her.

Sport: Laura Mariu is new skipper

Papakura Sisters' Laura Mariu succeeds Sarina Fiso as captain of the Kiwi Ferns.

Manurewa Wahine and the Papakura Sisters dominate the Kiwi Ferns Rugby League World Cup team.

Back-to-back one-day wins

Dale Phillips of Howick Pakuranga shapes to cut into the offside at Lloyd Elsmore Park.

Howick Pakuranga have two victories from as many matches in Auckland club cricket's premier limited-overs competition.

Sport: Roundup of Papakura sports

Counties Manukau Steelers rugby fullback Tim Nanai-Williams was in electric form against the Tasman Makos last Saturday.

Drury women's softball team are out to rattle a few cages at the Bears Classic starting this Friday.

Sport: Steelers victory in pictures

A grinning Joe Royal runs in one of the Steelers' seven tries.

Photo action from Counties Manukau Steelers' come-from-behind seven-tries-to-four rugby victory over Tasman.

Tickets flying for world cup

Sir Peter Leitch is the Rugby League World Cup's Chief Ambassador.

OPINION: The countdown to the 2017 Rugby League World Cup is on.

Orewa and Red Beach excel at Pool Champs

A total of 55 records were broken at this years pool champs.

Orewa and Red Beach surf life savers break world records at New Zealand's biggest pool event.

Manly club hosts youth regatta

Manly Sailing Club's Mattias Coutts and Matthew Rist warm up before the race.

Nearly 80 of New Zealand's best youth sailors are battling to secure a place in the NZL Sailing Foundation youth team.

Shark story born in pool

Cronulla Sharks captain Paul Gallen looks set to be doing plenty more celebrating with the smart Te Akau Shark.

Horse's name originated in Hawaiian swimming pool and was sealed when Paul Gallen got involved.

NZ gets 2021 world softball champs

The 2013 Black Sox celebrate winning the world championship title at Albany. They will return there for the 2021 world ...

The men's world softball championships is coming to New Zealand for a fourth time - in 2021 at Albany.

Northern coach nervous and excited

Hayley Stirling will coach Northern this season after three years at Southern United.

As she prepares for her first game in charge of Northern in the National Women's Football League, Hayley Stirling has mixed emotions.

Chaos at the trots video

Dylan Ferguson was one of seven drivers caught up in a dramatic crash at Alexandra Park.

A race at Alexandra Park was abandoned following a spectacular crash that took out half the field.

Winx vs Gingernuts

Gingernuts is confirmed for the Livamol Classic and a clash with Winx is looming.

The Kiwi horse with the cult hero seems destined to take on the world's best turf horse.

'It was a real thrill'

Mark Purdon drives Bettor Trix to a milestone victory at Addington on Thursday night.

It's an elite club. So elite that it only contains two brothers and their father.

Striding ahead to be world's best

To train, East Auckland's Daniel Whitburn runs most afternoons after an hour or two on the bike, and an early morning ...

East Auckland teen triathlete bounces back from training collision to claim victory at the world age-group champs.

Decisive win opens season

Howick Pakuranga's Donovan Grobbelaar bowling against Birkenhead in the cricket season opening match last Saturday. ...

Howick Pakuranga started its Auckland club cricket season with a commanding nine-wicket victory over Birkenhead.

Surf lifesavers ready to compete

Surf lifesavers ready for New Zealand's biggest championship competition.

Orewa and Red Beach surf lifesavers prepare to break records at the New Zealand Pool Championships.

Waka Ama 'big as rugby or netball'

James Papali'i with the first waka used by the Manukau Outriggers.

He envisioned Waka Ama clubs in Auckland growing, but "never imagined" it would be in such a short span of time.

Spithill set to sail with Kiwi crew

Competitive Australian skipper and helmsman Jimmy Spithill says he's wanted to sail in the PIC Insurance Coastal Classic ...

NZ's nemesis, Jimmy Spithill, is about to put aside his colourful yachting 'feud' with NZ.

Another Marsh milestone?

Chocante will add a Kiwi presence on the first The Everest day at Randwick.

The eyes of the racing world will be on Randwick this Saturday and a Kiwi horse could play a major role on the undercard.

Sport: Counties Manukau sports roundup

The smile on the face of Stingrays' centre Roydon Gillett says it all as he scores one of his three tries against Bay of ...

The Counties Manukau sport weekend included a national championship title for the under-17 rugby league Stingrays.

Sport: Steelers outlast Manawatu

Counties Manukau Heat first-five Victoria Subritzky-Nafatali scored a hat-trick against Wellington last Saturday.

Counties Manukau Steelers plan to finish their 2017 Mitre 10 Cup rugby campaign in style.

Sales spike for RLWC

NZRL selector Tawera Nikau speaks to the media during the New Zealand Kiwis Rugby League World Cup Squad Announcement at ...

OPINION: What a fantastic rugby test match in South Africa over the weekend with the All Blacks winning 25-24 over the Springboks.

Longer format cricket clubs’ focus

Red ball cricket still a priority for club cricket coaches.

Red ball cricket might be losing fans at the top level but it is still a priority for club cricketers.

Warriors to host NRL doubleheader

Warriors head coach Stephen Kearney and executive Chairman Jim Doyle can look forward to a bumper NRL doubleheader at Mt ...

It's doubleheader time in the NRL next year - and the Warriors will be part of the action.

Akarana take national title

Siliga Kepaoa scores one of Akarana's five tries in their win over Waikato in the final of the rugby league national ...

Defending champs see off gutsy underdogs Waikato in domestic rugby league final.

Rocking on fine

Heaven Rocks remains on track for the New Zealand Trotting Cup.

He's the main danger to the favourite and he remains on track to be at Addington come the season Tuesday of November.

Rookie to boxing champ in two years video

New Zealand light heavyweight boxing champion Geovana Peres aspires to be world champion.

Geovana Peres took up boxing in her late 30s just two years ago. Now she is a national champion.

Special Olympic torch comes to Orewa

Stephen Just holds the Olympic torch.

The Hibiscus Coast Special Olympians walk the Olympic torch around Orewa.

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