Dalton: 'That'll be Russell' video

Team NZ boss Grant Dalton quips it must be Russell Coutts on the phone as it rings in his pocket.

Team NZ boss can't resist a dig at rival Russell Coutts as his phone rings while the world's watching.

Sport: Sports expo for all

The Papakura Active Expo will give children and adults  first hand experience of a range of sports and activities on July 2.

An expo showing the range of sport and activities available around Papakura is here.

Sport: Kieran Read still undecided

Kieran Read has yet to decide where will pledge his allegiance to. when he returns to the Counties Manukua Steelers ...

Will Kieran Read chose Drury or will he go with Papakura?

Sport: Papakura Netball results

Hui Hui Kotahi U15
Back Row, from Left to Right: Shakaya Peeni-Rata (Manager), Breeze Peeni-Rata, Mary Jane Finau, Paris ...

Here's the latest results from the Papakura Netball Centre games from Saturday, June 24.

Clock ticking for Pukekohe in finals race

Patumahoe had to work hard to see off a spirited Manurewa in a scrappy game in the wet. Here Theodore Solipo gets ...

Pukekohe kept alive their slim semifinal hopes in the Counties Manukau Rugby McNamara Cup with a convincing 40-0 win over Te Kauwhata.

Mad Butcher: Winners are grinners

I thought the boys were exceptional, really stepping up without him, and in particular young Nathaniel Roache, who came ...

OPINION: Just about had to prop my eyes open with toothpicks to write this I was so tired.

Mannering backs rookie Roache

The Warriors have confidence in young backup hooker Nathaniel Roache, veteran Simon Mannering says.

The Warriors are confident an 18-game rookie could replace their injured test hooker.

Where league star learnt 'tackle'

Kiwis fullback and Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck poses with pupils of his old Mayfield Primary School in Otara on ...

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck returns to Mayfield School and the corner of the field where he and his mates flouted the rules.

Ref pushes boundaries

Referee Natarsha Ganley officiating in the Farah Palmer Cup rugby match in 2016.

Woman rugby referee takes control of men's game.

Thirty for Amazing Chase

Group I NZ Breeders' Stakes winner Thrilling Flo has been nominated for the Amazing Chase.

Greyhound bosses thrilled with level of nominations for new match-racing series.

Basketball court a long-shot

Adam Singer, 15, with mum Ashia Ismail-Singer have been waiting years for a basketball court in Milford Reserve.

Tenacious mum faces another block after pressing Auckland Council for four years to get a local court for her basketball-mad son.

60 years old, breaking records

Christine Adamson is breaking records on the athletics track at age 60, after picking up competitive running just one ...

Christine Adamson started running competitively a year ago - at the ripe age of 60. Now she's breaking records.

Sport: Tuivasa-Sheck visits old school

Mayfield Primary School pupils talking rugby league stuff with school legend Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.

Mayfield Primary School legend Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and pupils had the time of their lives when Kiwi and Vodafone Warriors captained dropped by his old Otara school last week, as these pictures show. 

Sport: RTS backs campaign

Rugby league superstar Roger Tuivasa-Schek is urging teachers to sign up for the Rugby League World Cup Education ...

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck often imagined himself running into the test arena along side the Kiwis as a child.

Famous reunion 40 years in making

The infamous 1977 Auckland rugby league team which beat Australia, Great Britain, and France.

An Auckland league team who beat Australia, Great Britain, and France will link up again for the first time in 40 years.

Rifles and Eden contest trophy

Eden Rugby's James Rutherford fends off an opponent during his side's clash with Manukau.

It's the game of the round as College Rifles and Eden meet in Auckland Rugby's premier competition.

School dominates running champs

Joseph Clark, left, and Murdoch McIntyre, centre, are two of Westlake Boys High School's senior runners.

Westlake Boys High School has developed a running culture that keeps turning out champions.

Tribulietx re-signs with Auckland City

Auckland City coach Ramon Tribulietx is thrown in the air after Auckland City defeated Team Wellington 3-0.

The manager who has led Auckland City to the top of New Zealand football, has announced he'll stay.

Sports: Stingrays' dominance unchallenged

The Rod Ratu coached Counties Manukau Stingrays has won the women's national rugby league championship for a seventh time.

The Counties Manukau Stingrays are champions of New Zealand women's rugby league, again.

Whipping up plans to beat the competition video

Robbie Hollander is heading to the UK to challenge the best egg throwers and catchers in the world.

Dairy Flat teen poaches national egg throwing title, and goes on to have a crack world title.

Sport: Bowlers mourn Chris Salesa

The East Tamaki Bowling Club team, front from left, Ivan Frisken, Malcolm Wright and Chris Salesa, back, from left, ...

East Tamaki Bowling Club has lost it's greatest champion and bowls, one it's genuine nice guys.

Sailor follows idol's course

Sebastian Lardies and sailing partner Scott McKenzie aboard their 29er boat.

Sebastian Lardies was surprised at the names engraved on a sailing trophy he recently won.

Patumahoe paving way to finals berth

Te Kohanga took on Weymouth in Premier 3 action.

Teams drop out of finals contention as regular season reaching conclusion in McNamara Cup.

Mad Butcher: Busy week ahead

Sir Peter Leitch, the Mad Butcher, and his wife Janice.

OPINION: This one is shaping as a big week for the old Butcher.

Brothers go separate ways

Brothers Lepa Toa, left, and Star Toa attend different schools, play different sports, but are both looking to become ...

It'll either be the All Blacks or the NRL for the Toa brothers.

A day in the life of broadcaster Bernadine Oliver-Kerby

Bernadine Oliver-Kerby, centre, and Vilimaina Davu, right, at the World Netball Championships final in Kingston, ...

Each week we ask a well-known New Zealander to share a photo memory.

Accolade swings way of baseball legend

John Fellet with a number of players he's coached down the years, at Baseball New Zealand's awards evening.

Sky TV boss John Fellet is the second inductee into Baseball New Zealand's hall of fame.

Chloes reunite on football field

Forrest Hill Milford captain Chloe Wilson, left, with Chloe Knott who splits her playing time between the United States ...

Women's Knockout Cup holders, Forrest Hill Milford, won't let go of the silverware easily.

Navigating to third in the world

Baradene's junior girls orienteering team. From left, Anna Duston, Chelsea Oliver, Lucy Burrell, Penelope Salmon, Petra ...

Baradene's junior girls shocked the field to finish third at the orienteering world champs.

All Black stars visit Starship

Kids from Starship Hospital get their photo with some of the All Blacks.

Kids at Auckland's Starship Hospital received some very special guests this morning.

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