Sport

Wairarapa gets Saturday meeting

Aide Memoire, ridden by Robbie Hannam, wins the Captain Cook Stakes at Trentham in October.

Racing merry-go-round continues with Tauherenikau taking up Otaki's meeting.

Feilding down Collegiate

Feilding High School centre Josiah Maraku grabbed a hat-trick in their win over Wanganui Collegiate School on Wednesday.

Feilding High School played their fourth game in less than two weeks.

Manukura win grand final dress rehearsal

Manukura Black shooter Emily Autagavaia, left, and Massey goal defence Kahurangi Sturmey scrap for the ball during the ...

The regular season is out of the way, it's playoffs time.

Auckland man has Taikorea in his sights

Titirangi's Callan May is hoping for a repeat of his 2016 win at Taikorea on Sunday.

Th fourth round of the popular NZXC cross-country series is near Himatangi this weekend.

Milner-Skudder to suit up for Turbos

Excitment machine Nehe Milner-Skudder is in line to play his first game for the Manawatu Turbos in three seasons this ...

Excitement machine Nehe Milner-Skudder will be back in green and white on Sunday.

Cricket

Pitch to improve cricket ground

Fitzherbert Park groundsman Andy May prepares the wicket ahead of Central Districts' one-day game against Otago in January.

Reclaiming the glory days planned for Fitzherbert Park.

Bartholomew scoops big prize

Fraser Bartholomew and new-ball bowling partner Liam Pinfold. Bartholomew is the reigning Horowhenua-Kapiti player of ...

Bartholomew took the H-K player of the season crown.

Worker forces way back into Black Caps

Central Districts batsman George Worker was rewarded for his top summer with re-selection in the New Zealand team.

George Worker responded with the bat and responded well.

Paraparaumu take triple crown

The Paraparaumu Cricket Club senior A side after their Coastal Challenge Cup win. They had cause to celebrate again on ...

Paraparaumu Cricket Club has completed a perfect three weeks, and four ticks on the wall, with a victory in the Horowhenua-Kapiti two-day cricket final. 

Cricket-mad school amongst the runs

Kairanga School pupils and teachers were delighted to receive new cricket gear from ANZ.

Palmerston North's Kairanga School scored with new ANZ Dream Big cricket gear for its keen players.

rugby union

Big minutes for Big Mike

Michael Alaalatoa had a big season for the Crusaders.

After a hefty Super Rugby schedule, Turbos prop Michael Alaalatoa will miss the Manawatu Turbos' first game of the season.

Winning start for Development XV

Patrick Tafili-Reid picked up two tries for the Manawatu Development XV.

The Manawatu Development XV got their 2017 campaign off to a winning start 36-12 over Horowhenua-Kapiti in Levin on Saturday.

It's business time for Turbos

Jamie Booth was the standout player of the Manawatu Turbos' preseason.

The warm-up matches are over, now the real work starts for the Manawatu Turbos.

Feilding into CNI final

The Feilding High School 1st XV celebrate winning their CNI semifinal against St Paul's in Hamilton.

The Feilding High School 1st XV pulled off a remarkable last-gasp 30-27 win over St Paul's in Hamilton on Saturday.

Turbos hammer Magpies

Jackson Hemopo put in a strong performance in the Turbos' win over Hawke's Bay.

The Manawatu Turbos put in a dominating preseason display as they beat Hawke's Bay 38-5 in Palmerston North on Friday night.

Lampp's sports comment

A race against time

The Manawatu Turbos hope to play their opening match in the ITM Cup in Palmerston North.

OPINION: If the Turbos' first home game has to be moved, it will be a public relations disaster.

Rugby can learn from league

It's time to get the ball back in play with a lineout. Are there too many long stoppages in rugby?

OPINION: Long breaks in play are not a great viewer experience.

Who deserved to win?

The imperialists are desperate to finish off the colonials at any cost, writes Peter Lampp. Pictured, All Black captain ...

OPINION: The Lions are desperate to finish off the All Blacks at any cost.

Lions test side won't spin it wide

Jared Payne scores the British and Irish Lions' fourth try against the Chiefs.

OPINION: The midweek Lions took free rein and stunned us by spreading the ball at Hamilton.

Don't write off the Lions yet

Jack McGrath of the Lions looks dejected after their defeat by the Highlanders at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

OPINION: To dismiss the Lions after two games was too soon. After four games, we still can't.

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