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Surprise results in club hockey

Northern United Wildcats' match against Hawera was rained off.

There were plenty of goals scored in Taranaki hockey fixtures at the weekend.

Barrett makes right moves video

All Black Beauden Barrett takes a moment to catch his breath in an intense opening test against the British and Irish Lions.

An early shift to fullback didn't deter the world's best rugby player against the Lions.

Defending champions take over top spot

Tukapa wing Brook Gray contests possession with Clifton opposite Meli Naholo during their premier match at Sanders Park.

No semifinals for Old Boys or Inglewood.

Thunder secure top-six finish

Taranaki Thunder guard Courtney Keech drives against Sariah Penese of the Capital Swish.

The Taranaki Thunder will finish in the top six for the second straight year.

Thunder eye consistency

Simone Cook has had a good season shooting from the wing for the Taranaki Thunder.

With one game to go before the national tournament, the Taranaki Thunder are hoping to get a full performance.

Home semifinal just a point away for Coastal

Coastal flanker Blake Barrett has been in excellent form this season.

 Top two teams cold make home semifinals safe.

Another loss to New Plymouth Boys' High

New Plymouth Boys' High School's Josh Setu tries to break through the Palmerston North Boys' High School defence during ...

Boys' High still searching for first Super 8 win.

Barrett: 'Feeling is good in camp'

Beauden Barrett is going to have some quick decisions to make when that Lions defensive line comes his way on Saturday night.

The All Blacks star playmaker is keeping things on the down-low ahead of some real heat coming his way at Eden Park.

Stratford surprise; Inglewood dominate

Jessie Fowell's Inglewood side took a comfortable win over Naumai.

The league's newcomers have jumped into the top three.

Lions test match stirs old emotions

Former All Black Neil Wolfe, right, remembers a funny moment while playing against the 1966 Lions with team mate Murray ...

These two ex-All Blacks know what's in store for the boys when they play the Lions because they've done it themselves.

Rangers look to roll on

New Plymouth Rangers' Liam Munro makes a pass.

The premier football season is heating up.

Chiefs to enjoy down time

Dave Rennie knows it would have been nice to beat the Lions, but the focus remains on winning a Super Rugby title.

Having lost their match to the Lions, the Chiefs will now enjoy a break before switching back into Super Rugby mode.

Former cop steps up to manage Taranaki

Dean Spicer will take over as manager for the Taranaki rugby side.

Taranaki Rugby announce new manager.

Taranaki lose Iopu-Aso to Japan club

Taranaki loose forward Iopu Iopu-Aso will not be involved in the Mitre 10 Cup.

Taranaki release loose forward so he can head to Japan.

Lions could shock if conditions suit

Lions wing Jack Nowell showed the tourists could score tries during their match with the Chiefs.

The Lions are capable but the All Blacks should still win.

Lions tame Chiefs gallery video

Former Chief Jared Payne goes over to score the Lions' third try.

Tourists maintain momentum and send a message to the All Blacks with big win.

Weather bonus to victory against Stratford

Saturday blessed us with some fine, South Taranaki autumn weather.

Chiefs v Lions: Five things to watch

Stephen Donald's trademark show-and-go manoeuvre will be something to keep an eye on when the Chiefs take on the Lions.

Stephen Donald's dummy, a rousing haka, Gatland's homecoming - this match will have it all.

Lile Shield matches one-sided

Enele Fidow had a first half to remember for the Bell Block Marist Dragons.

It was a good weekend for Cobras and Dragons fans.

Bailey-Nowell ejected; NZ out

Aaron Bailey-Nowell puts up a shot at the 3x3 World Cup in France.

The Taranaki enforcer saw his tournament cut short as New Zealand were bundled out of the 3x3 World Cup.

Golf club hits national charts

Brent McAree and Alan Hawken have always known their golf club was one of the best.

Waverley Golf Club has suddenly been discovered after decades of staying the same.

Sisters achieve national success

Nadya Weston-Jacobson, 13, and Sharniqua Weston-Jacobson, 15, were the only South Taranaki Maori girls to make the New ...

Hawera High School sisters have made a New Zealand Maori representative team

Chiefs: Will history repeat?

Stephen Donald played an inspirational captain's knock in the win over Wales last year, and will now be looking to lead ...

Following on from their stunning win over Wales last year, the Chiefs will now look to claim an even bigger scalp.

Wildcats remain top

Northern United Wildcats' Holly Pearson locks down on defence.

Another strong showing from the Northern United side.

Inglewood break their duck

Woodleigh's Shintaro Kircaldie and Inglewood's Nathan Bell battle for the ball.

With a 1-0 win, Inglewood have moved off the foot of the ladder.

Donald to captain Chiefs video

Chiefs coach Dave Rennie and Stephen Donald, who was on Sunday named to captain the side against the British and Irish Lions.

The Chiefs reveal their side to face the Lions in the touring side's last match before the first test.

Francis Douglas punished for mistakes

Francis Douglas Memorial College wing Chris Balsom is chased down by St Paul's Collegiate's Luke Donaldson during their ...

St Paul's make Francis Douglas pay for their mistakes.

Coastal and Tukapa book their place in top four

Tukapa halfback Ryan Bishop tries to get past Spotswood United's Jared Proffit.

Four teams chasing the last two spots.

Team Taranaki thrash Miramar

Gavin Hoy bagged a double for Team Taranaki against Miramar Rangers.

Team Taranaki finally found some form in front of goal.

Kiwi basketballers battle heat, opposition

New Zealand basketballer Angus Riley heads for the basket on the opening day of the FIBA 3x3 World Cup tournament.

New Zealand team picks up win and loss on opening day of 3x3 World Cup basketball event.

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