Birthday surprise sees Canterbury kid hanging out with his Black Caps heroes

Leo Falloon is crazy about cricket, so his mum wrote to the New Zealand national team.


Graphic warning: Highlanders captain James Lentjes suffers horror leg injury during loss to Rebels

Play was immediately halted when the nature of Lentjes’ injury became apparent.

Sloppy Highlanders fall short in close clash with the Rebels in Dunedin

The Highlanders now sit at the bottom of the New Zealand conference.


'The King of Porirua' - TJ Perenara inspiring youth of his hometown with morning sports academy

The All Blacks star gives up his time to help at the early morning practices.

Highest-ranked Kiwi Ryan Fox misses cut at the NZ Open

Fox finishing 13 strokes behind the 17-year-old Korean who continues to set the pace near Queenstown.

NZ Rugby review finds opportunities to grow revenue between $20 and $30 million a year

NZR boss Mark Robinson maintains the game was facing “head winds” from a position of strength.

Silver Ferns to face Australia five times in a month later this year

A new coach will be at the helm of the world No.1 ranked Diamonds.

Coronavirus sees Crusaders match against Sunwolves moved from Japan to Brisbane

The amended Super Rugby schedule will also see the Sunwolves play the Brumbies at Suncorp Stadium, the week before.


Black Caps bowlers eager to strike on Hagley Oval's green-looking pitch in second Test

Trent Boult said it's "traditional to see a bit of grass" on the Christchurch pitch.


Olympic commentator explains why coronavirus is a threat to Tokyo Games - 'People are dying from this'

Mark Watson said there's a lot more to unpack than what average sports fans are thinking.

Super Rugby Picks: Can Ioane and Blues upset undefeated Stormers in South Africa?

Some of the best [and worst] TVNZ rugby pundits pick the winners in this week's Super Rugby action.

Dan Hooker moves up in UFC rankings, gets called out by former champion after winning Auckland bout

Hooker is now fifth in the UFC ranks but there's someone above him ready to put him in his place.


Miss of the season? Striker fluffs injury time strike, as Arsenal is dumped out of Europa League

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is going to be haunted by his shocker in the 2-1 loss to Olympiacos.

Warriors sign rookie on two-year deal to patch prop crisis

Jamayne Taunoa-Brown's signing comes after the Warriors lost Bunty Afoa and Jackson Frei for the season and Sam Lisone was released.


Man U striker dedicates first goal at new club to sister who died in December

Odion Ighalo pointed to the sky and revealed a shirt with his sister on it after scoring in the Europa League.

Chiefs name Māori All Blacks coach as Warren Gatland's interim replacement for 2021 season

Clayton McMillan will lead the Chiefs next year while Gatland leads the British and Irish Lions in South Africa.

David Warner reclaims Sunrisers captaincy from Kane Williamson in IPL

Warner returns as skipper after a two-year absence following the 2018 ball-tampering scandal.

Crusaders-Sunwolves clash in Tokyo second match to be cut or relocated over coronavirus

It comes after SANZAAR confirmed the Brumbies' game in Osaka the week prior had been affected.


Broncos can't afford Kalyn Ponga amid All Blacks speculation, says coach

The Knights star has reportedly been offered the chance to represent New Zealand with his next contract.

Injury woes helped Storm sensation's union switch

Schooled in Auckland, Suliasi Vunivalu will return to rugby after the upcoming NRL season.


Modern pentathlon making comeback at Tokyo Olympics

In a bid to educate New Zealand about this fine sporting event, Seven Sharp's Lucas de Jong gave it a whirl.

Korean teenager holds lead after first round of New Zealand Open

Joohyung Kim sits one shot clear of the chasing pack after the first day at Millbrook Resort.


White Ferns fall short of T20 World Cup win over India despite Amelia Kerr heroics

The all-rounder's fighting innings couldn't prevent a three-run defeat in Melbourne.


Breakers owner faces delivery from Black Caps speedster Lockie Ferguson

Matt Walsh took on New Zealand's fastest bowler after winning a charity auction.


Major changes expected as New Zealand Rugby prepare to present findings of review

The initial findings of the McKinsey review will be presented to key stakeholders tomorrow.

White Ferns to chase 134 for T20 World Cup victory after bowlers restrict India

The Kiwi women kept India to just 133/8 from their 20 overs in Melbourne.

Jordie Barrett to play at NZ Open instead of Super Rugby against Sunwolves

The Hurricanes fullback takes his All Blacks rest week for the golfing pro-am event.

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