Silver Ferns beat England Roses 54-47 to win Taini Jamison trophy

While the scoreline was closer than in game one, Ferns coach Dame Noeline Taurua was happier with her side's performance.


Kiwi motorsport great Possum Bourne's son follows in late dad's steps with first drive in rally car

Spencer Bourne drove on gravel roads in Waikato ahead of his first rally.


Mitre 10 Cup game to have extra meaning with Jerry Collins Stadium hosting

Tomorrow’s game between Tasman and Wellington is the first provincial match played at the Porirua stadium.


Former America's Cup skipper David Barnes farewelled in Auckland

Barnes’ 470 partner Hamish Wilcox, who he won three world titles with, was one of many to speak.


Isolating Kiwi mountain bikers raising money for charities with half-marathon runs in quarantine hotel rooms

Eddie Masters, Brook MacDonald, Charlie Murray and Anton Cooper may get a bit dizzy but it’ll be worth it.


Windies touch down in NZ for cricket tour against Black Caps

The team will isolate in Christchurch for the next fortnight before their first match in four weeks.


All Blacks aiming to put pressure on Wallabies' playmaking debutants

Captain Sam Cane said he expects Noah Lolesio and Irae Simone to play well on debut.

Highlanders boss reveals trans-Tasman Super Rugby matches, arrival of Pasifika teams in 2022 - report

Roger Clark made the revelations at a meeting in Invercargill last night.

Supercars drivers slam 'idiot' organisers for axing long-time season-opening race

For the first time since 1999, the Adelaide 500 will not go ahead next year.

Former Wallaby comes out as gay, opens up about struggles with sexuality and Israel Folau

Dan Palmer said he "fantasised about disappearing" before he finally told a friend he was homosexual.

Richie Mo'unga expecting a challenge from Wallabies rookie debuting at No.10

Aged just 20, Noah Lolesio will make his Test debut at five-eighth in the must-win match.

Richie McCaw's long-standing world record set to fall as Alun Wyn Jones named for 149th Test

Jones will surpass McCaw when Wales plays Scotland this weekend.

'God's gracious gift' - Ardie and Saskia Savea welcome second child

The All Black posted a photo of baby Keeon holding his wife's hand to mark the arrival.

'When he does it, it's actually pretty good' -Hoskins Sotutu, All Black No 8 and kicker?

Sotutu has been handed his first Test start against the Wallabies tomorrow.


'Golf thriving' in NZ thanks in part to Covid-19 pandemic

Memberships are up 10 per cent while rounds being played are up nearly 40 per cent this year.


Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay juggling signings and planning for Australia-based season

As well as constructing a team, Talay is hoping to build a local fan base in Australia when they head over.


Brothers hope to make most of star Paul Coll's absence at national squash champs

Temwa and Lui Chileshe could even face each other in the final with Coll not defending his title.


Steve Hansen cools talks of recruiting rugby union stars as part of shock NRL deal

The Bulldogs got “a bit excited” describing Hansen’s role at their club, the former All Blacks coach says.


New Highlanders coach Tony Brown turns to Dame Noeline Taurua, Silver Ferns for secret to success

Brown is observing the Silver Ferns in their Test series against England.


Steve Hansen explains shock NRL deal - 'It's about helping a mate out'

The former All Blacks coach says Bulldogs coach Trent Barrett approached him a few months ago.

Decision to axe Australian national anthem for State of Origin reversed after Aussie PM's intervention

It comes after some players refused to sing Advance Australia Fair during last year's series.

'We have no other alternative' - NZ Golf Open cancelled due to Covid-19

The tournament was scheduled to be played in Arrowtown in February, 2021.

Dave Rennie names four Wallabies debutants as part of sweeping changes to face All Blacks

Rennie's biggest call for Saturday's Test in Sydney comes at No.10.


Rising Black Caps star Kyle Jamieson takes stunning hat-trick in domestic match

Jamieson left Central Districts in tatters with his efforts for Auckland.


Hoskins Sotutu earns first All Blacks start as minor tweaks made for Tri-Nations opener against Wallabies

Ian Foster made three adjustments to the starting line-up that claimed a 27-7 Bledisloe win two weeks ago.

Date for bout between Kiwi boxing rivals Joseph Parker, Junior Fa pushed back a day

Parker and Fa were initially set to meet in NZ's "fight of the century" on Friday, December 11 at Spark Arena.

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