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Rising star Ben Waine ready to make his mark in the A-League video

Ben Waine was brought into the starting XI for last month’s game against the Wanderers.

Ben Waine wants to emulate the success of academy graduates Sarpreet Singh and Liberato Cacace after getting a consistent run of starts for the Phoenix.

Phoenix welcome Steven Taylor back but have work to do while he's in quarantine video

Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay has mostly worn a suit on the sideline this season, but changed to a tracksuit for ...

Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay has a points target in mind, but he's keeping that number close to his chest ahead of Perth Glory's visit on Sunday.

'We didn't fire a shot': Black Caps coach irked by passive batting showing video

Oops: New Zealand's Tim Seifert, left, collides with Australia's Ashton Agar during game four.

Gary Stead demands a return to all-out aggression from his top order in a do-or-die T20 decider.

Black Caps hammered again as Australia steam into Sunday series decider video

Tim Seifert of the Black Caps is bowled by Kane Richardson of Australia during game four.

On a pitch that delighted the spinners and made batsmen nervous, Australia were too good again.

Familiar batting woes for White Ferns as England cruise to T20 series victory video

White Ferns batter Amelia Kerr is stumped by England’s Amy Jones.

Again not enough runs on the board as England's Tammy Beaumont provides a batting lesson.

Peter Umaga-Jensen and Du'Plessis Kirifi to start for Hurricanes video

Hurricanes centre Peter Umaga-Jensen will return to the starting XV for Sunday’s clash with the champion Crusaders.

The Hurricanes have injected two All Blacks squad members into their starting XV as they chase back-to-back wins against the Crusaders in Christchurch.

Hurricanes circle off-contract Highlanders star Folau Fakatava video

Highlanders halfback Folau Fakatava has become one of the most sought-after players in New Zealand rugby.

Hurricanes coach Jason Holland has expressed an interest in signing the rising star for 2022.

Former Phoenix captain Steven Taylor makes shock return from India video

Former Phoenix captain Steven Taylor has rejoined the club following a stint with Odisha FC in India.

Fan favourite Steven Taylor has returned to the Phoenix, six months after terminating his contract.

Black Caps v Australia talking points: Does Gary Stead take a punt and rejig? video

Spin duo Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi will be reunited for game four against Australia.

Santner is fit and well, but his backup is a worry, while the White Ferns just need someone to haul them up.

Covid-19 sees McEvedy Shield cancelled

The McEvedy Shield has been cancelled due to Covid-19, the second time in its almost 100-year-history a health crisis ...

The only other time the interschool athetics shield was cancelled was due to a polio epidemic

Aussie big-hitter signs broken seat set for charity auction video

Australian allrounder Glenn Maxwell has signed the seat he wrecked with a six that will now go up for auction following ...

Glenn Maxwell smashed five sixes and one seat and a quick-thinking stadium boss found a way to benefit a worthy cause.

Conway's dream Black Caps tour to England in limbo over border rules

Black Caps batsman Devon Conway is a certain selection in the test squad for England, but needs the Immigration NZ ...

Star batsman's residency application was delayed by Covid-19, which is a problem if he leaves New Zealand.

'I enjoyed that', says Glenn Maxwell after mate Jimmy Neesham's night to forget video

Australia's Glenn Maxwell eyes another boundary at Sky Stadium against New Zealand.

The Black Caps' hero of Dunedin, allrounder showed how fickle T20 can be as his Aussie nemesis struck back.

Unshackled: New Zealand Rugby puts perpetual licences on the table for franchises video

The Crusaders are the first of the five Kiwi franchises to sign off a new licence with New Zealand Rugby, giving them ...

The end of expiring licences is set to open the door for new investment and commercial opportunities for cash-strapped franchises.

Ashton Agar's stunning six sinks Black Caps in Wellington to keep series alive video

Yes! Matthew Wade and Ashton Agar of Australia celebrate the wicket of Devon Conway of New Zealand.

From nowhere, left-arm spinner became the fourth bowler to take six-for in a T20 international.

College Sport

Coronavirus: Community sports delayed video

Wellington Basketball has halted some games at ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Community sports have had their seasons postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Rugby losing ground at schools video

One of the Wellington region's biggest schools Hutt Valley High School could only muster three teams last season.

Hutt Valley High School has 1700 students but can barely muster enough players for three rugby teams.

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