'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.

Jackson to ref Crusaders

Referee Glen Jackson awards a try to Julian Savea during the Crusaders' 31-22 loss to the Hurricanes in Wellington on ...

Glen Jackson is not exactly a favourite of Crusaders fans. Now he will control the Super Rugby semi against the Chiefs.

Canterbury Squash teams named

Megan Craig, of Marlborough, has been named to captain the Canterbury senior womens squash team.

New Zealand's number two squash player Megan Craig will captain the Canterbury squash team named this week.

Highlanders need home advantage

Departing Highlander Malakai Fekitoa.

Playing on the road finished them off this year, so chasing home playoff games is a priority.

Josh Scott out to defend junior world title

Josh Scott riding in Belgium this month as a lead up to the UCI junior track championships.

Canterbury cyclist Josh Scott has had a successful couple of months in Belgium ahead of the UCI junior world championships next month.

Decision to play defended

Crusaders CEO Hamish Riach (right) said playing the Super Rugby quarterfinal match at AMI Stadium last Saturday night ...

Talk that Super Rugby quarterfinal between Crusaders and Highlanders should have been postponed dismissed by Crusaders boss.

Clash of the students looms

University players celebrate beating Sydenham 24-15 in their semi-final at Hospital Corner on Sunday to book a place in ...

Lincoln University to meet Canterbury University in intriguing Canterbury Metro club rugby final.

Moody's milestone muck-up

Loosehead prop Joe Moody revelled in the mud and rain as the Crusaders beat the Highlanders 17-0 in the Super Rugby ...

Joe Moody doesn't score tries. So when he finally did, he couldn't believe his water-bunged ear drums.

Tech edge closer to title

Cashmere Technical winger Lyle Matthysen, pictured in an earlier clash, struck twice in their 5-2 win over Ferrymead ...

 Cashmere Technical show their class with dominant performance in MPL top of table battle.

Tony Brown: I'll be back

Highlanders coach Tony Brown wants to return to Dunedin and coach the franchise again in the future.

Departing Highlanders coach doesn't want it to end like that, a tenure dying with a whimper in the rain.

Crusaders wary of Chiefs banana video

The Crusaders aren't far off breaking the drought, but it's too early to chest-beat, Kieran Read says.

Two Chiefs semis, two losses. Kieran Read knows he can't beat his chest just yet.

Hurricanes fans curse 55m kick

The Hurricanes were three minutes from a home semi, now they face 14 hours locked in an airliner.

They were three minutes from a home semi, now the Canes face 14 hours locked in a plane.

Tony Brown fires parting shot at refs video

Referee Angus Gardner shows a yellow card to Highlanders loose forward Liam Squire against the Crusaders on Saturday night.

Highlanders coach Tony Brown says referees are "getting a lot of calls wrong" after controversial yellow card.

Highlanders rue off night video

Highlanders coach Tony Brown wasn't impressed with his team.

A wonky lineout, shaky scrum and poor discipline - Highlanders coach Tony Brown was not impressed.

Crusaders outfox Highlanders video

Jack Goodhue of the Crusaders is tackled by Richard Buckman of the Highlanders during the Super Rugby quarterfinal in ...

Crusaders win in soggy Christchurch to set up home semi against Chiefs.

Lincoln Uni through to another final

Lincoln University midfielder Ngane Punivai, pictured in an earlier clash, and his side are through to their third ...

Horrendous weather conditions impacts Canterbury Metro club rugby with three matches postponed.

Walsh blasts past 22m

Tom Walsh nailed his best throw of 2017 in his final US hitout before he heads to the UK.

A confidence-boosting performance puts Tom Walsh on track for a world champs shot put medal.

The making of Jack Bauer video

A shattered Jack Bauer reacts after the finish as he was caught by the peloton just metres short of a famous stage ...

Tracing the career of Tour de France cyclist Jack Bauer back to where it all started - Golden Bay.

Choosing strong over skinny - the rise of powerful women

Ro Graveston has been power lifting for less than six months but has discovered a real passion for the sport

If the turnout for the recent amateur powerlifting competition in Canterbury is anything to go by, there's a quiet but definite growth in women pumping iron.

Crusaders prepare to be bombed video

Israel Dagg, who transferred to the Crusaders in 2011 after several seasons with the Highlanders, has yet to win a Super ...

Israel Dagg expects the Highlanders will kick, kick and kick again as the rain tumbles in Christchurch.

Highlanders to get tricky

Saturday night's quarterfinal could be Highlanders coach Tony Brown's last game in New Zealand before leaving for Japan.

Winning road playoff games isn't foreign to the Highlanders, and they tend to do it with surprises.

Walsh ready to take his shot

Tom Walsh is sick of playing second fiddle to giant American Ryan Crouser as he heads for the world champs in London.

With a formidable American thrower in his way, New Zealand's top shot put exponent isn't afraid to dream of gold at the world champs.

Tamanivalu chased by Chiefs

Seta Tamanivalu (pictured) worked on a building site in Taranaki with Waisake Naholo before they became professional ...

Incoming Chiefs coach Colin Cooper gets on the phone to the man they let go to the Crusaders.

Dibb off to the World Games

Bronwyn Dibb will compete in the women's Double Mini Trampoline at the 2017 World Games in Poland.

Bronwyn Dibb is New Zealand's first female trampoline representative to attend the World Games.

Race meetings shuffled as bad weather hits

Longchamp will be back to defend his Opunake Cup crown at Sunday's rescheduled New Plymouth meeting.

Opunake Cup among rescheduled races as wild weather affects race meetings.

Abuse by football coach alleged

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Police investigate allegations junior rugby coach abused opposition player who reportedly kicked one of her players in the mouth.

ABs front row, lock it in video

Codie Taylor, pictured celebrating his try against the British and Irish Lions in the first test in Auckland, made his ...

Codie Taylor, the final piece of NZ Rugby's World Cup front row puzzle, poised to sign through to 2019.

Lad back winning in Wellington Steeples video

Amanood Lad and Aaron Kuru complete a prestige jumps double for the Nelson stable at Hastings.

Amanood Lad back to his winning ways for new stable.

The battle of Sam v Luke

There's not much that both of the Whitelock brothers haven't won, but a Super Rugby crown is one of them.

There's not much that both of the Whitelock brothers haven't won, but a Super Rugby crown is one of them.

Sam the man a history-maker

Canterbury's Sam Bosworth is the coxwain for the world cup gold winners. Sam was training on Lake Karapiro.

It's a future sporting trivia stumper: How did a NZ man win a women's World Cup rowing gold medal?

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