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Rossi sees red in Phoenix draw

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Italian centre back sent off for a stamp as his side are unable to break down Central League opposition Western Suburbs.

Wellington's great caddie hunt

New Zealand's top-ranked amateur Nick Voke will head the charge for coveted spots at The Masters and The Open at Royal ...

Around 40 volunteer caddies still needed for the big Asia-Pacific Amateur in Wellington in October.

Sports fields turn to mudbaths

Wellington City Council may be forced to close some of the city's traditional grass sports fields, or restrict play on ...

All Wellington's grass sports fields are closed, with many now "sodden bogs".

Coles poised to start in semi

Last week's cameo against the Brumbies should result in a start in the Hurricanes' semifinal in Johannesburg for Dane Coles.

Dane Coles' classy cameo against the Brumbies should be enough to get him a green light in Johannesburg.

No neutral refs defies belief

South African referee Jaco Peyper will control the Lions v Hurricanes semifinal, having taken the whistle for the first ...

OPINION: Surely the Super Rugby playoffs should be refereed by neutrals.

Clareburt, Skelton star at YCG

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School athlete Imogen Skelton celebrates her bronze medal at the Commonwealth Youth Games in ...

Wellington's Lewis Clareburt and Imogen Skelton turned in outstanding performances at the Commonwealth Youth Games. 

Sickness hurts teenager's Commonwealth ambitions

Chelsey Edwards pool side at Stokes Valley earlier this year. The Upper Hutt teenager returns  a Youth Commonwealth ...

A relay gold aside, swimmer Chelsey Edwards's had the toughest of times at the Commonwealth Youth Games

Rams setting sights on Hardham Cup

Upper Hutt Rams' lock Sio Luamanu is over for a try under the close attention of teammate Mitchell Markov and two ...

A muddy Maidstone Park proved no problem for the Hardham Cup hunting Upper Hutt Rams as they put Welington away 49-17.

Chiefs racking up air points video

Brodie Retallick and the Chiefs could travel more than 40,000km if they have to go to Johannesburg for a potential Super ...

Chiefs could cover more than 40,000km in the air during Super Rugby playoffs if they make the final.

Grant re-signs with Pulse

Katrina Grant will play for the Central Pulse again next season.

Central Pulse captain back for 2018 season.

Basin's Pakistan ODI bonus

Captain Kane Williamson, right, and team-mates line up for the national anthem before the Black Caps faced Pakistan in ...

Basin Reserve won't host an England test but looks set to stage two ODIs against Pakistan in January.

Celebrations timed rugby team out

Masterton Red Star have received a valuable reminder about converting tries in a timely fashion.

With seconds to go, they scored a try. But their celebratory high-fives came too soon - and went on too long.

'Tough as teak' ex-AB dies

Tom Lister played eight tests as an All Black against, Australia, France, Wales, South Africa and the 1971 British and ...

South Canterbury's most-capped test All Black Tom Lister dies, aged 73.

Aumua set to roar again

Hooker Asafo Aumua was a powerhouse for the New Zealand under-20 side at the recent world championships in Georgia.

Try-scoring machine that is New Zealand under-20s hooker Asafo Aumua is primed for another big campaign with Wellington.

Hillier in top-20 in US

Daniel Hillier of New Zealand finished tied for 13th in the Southern Amateur, nine shots off the winner Karl Vilips of ...

Top Kiwi amateurs Daniel Hillier and Ryan Chisnall in top-25 in North Carolina.

College Sport

Clareburt, Skelton star at YCG

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School athlete Imogen Skelton celebrates her bronze medal at the Commonwealth Youth Games in ...

Wellington's Lewis Clareburt and Imogen Skelton turned in outstanding performances at the Commonwealth Youth Games. 

Sickness hurts teenager's Commonwealth ambitions

Chelsey Edwards pool side at Stokes Valley earlier this year. The Upper Hutt teenager returns  a Youth Commonwealth ...

A relay gold aside, swimmer Chelsey Edwards's had the toughest of times at the Commonwealth Youth Games

Wellington schools losing patience

St Pat's Town student Liberato Cacace, left, playing for the Wellington Phoenix under-20s in last season's national league.

The Football Development Project speaks to Wellington's biggest football schools about their frustrations in not getting access to players.

Power poles and pep talks

Tia Brown is chased by an Otaki defender.

Dominant women's Kapiti College rugby team scored 400 points in eight games.

Hornal farewells CSW

John Hornal has finished as College Sport Wellington executive director after 28 years.

John Hornal has said goodbye to the job he poured his heart and soul into for 28 years.

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