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29 September 2017 5:15 AM Japan coach Jamie Joseph will also lead the Sunwolves in Super Rugby

JAPAN head coach Jamie Joseph will replace fellow New Zealander Filo Tiatia as head coach of the Tokyo-based Sunwolves in Super Rugby next season. Joseph, who coached the Dunedin-based Highlanders to their first Super Rugby title in 2015, became Japan national coach last year and will now integrate the two major coaching roles in Japanese rugby ahead 49

28 September 2017 7:27 AM Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies of natural causes aged 91 surrounded by loved ones at his infamous $100million Beverly Hills mansion

Hefner was born on April 9, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, and went on to become a millionaire after founding the influential men's magazine in 1953. On Wednesday night the official Playboy Twitter account announced: 'American Icon and Playboy Founder, Hugh M. Hefner passed away today. He was 91. #RIPHef'. Hefner's son, Cooper Hefner, who is also the chief 156

28 September 2017 3:50 AM Hugh Hefner, leader of the sexual revolution, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hugh Hefner turned silk pajamas into a work uniform, women into centerfolds and sexual desire into a worldwide multimedia empire that spanned several generations of American life. With Playboy, he helped slip sex out of the confines of plain brown wrappers and into mainstream conversation. In 1953, a time when states could legally 93

22 September 2017 5:01 PM Students made to apologise for 'disrespectful' comments to Warriors players

An Auckland school has made two students apologise for asking "disrespectful" questions to Warriors players while on a visit to the school. Blockhouse Bay Intermediate principal Michael Malins told NZME the two students had to write an apology letter to the club. According to the report, one student asked why the team lost so often while the other asked 38

19 September 2017 5:01 PM Roger Tuivasa-Sheck named Warriors player of the year for 2017

Captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has been named as the Warriors' Player of the Year at their awards night in Auckland on Tuesday. The fullback began the season returning from a serious knee injury and played in all-but one game, scoring ten tries. He's the first backline player to receive the accolade since club great Manu Vatuvei in 2010. The 24-year-old 47

18 September 2017 12:46 AM Tauranga man accused of assaulting teens

A Tauranga man is facing an assault charge in relation to the assault of two teenagers on a train. The 35-year-old man was charged today as police continue their investigation. The accused is facing a charge of assault with intent to injure, says Senior Constable Gene Smith. The charge relates to an assault which happened in Auckland on August 12. Gene says the man will appear 23

17 September 2017 10:00 PM Mark Richardson on The Block NZ finale

Mark Richardson, host of The Block NZ and The AM Show, has spoken out about Sunday night's rollercoaster finale of Three's The Block NZ. "It was a tough night, one of the most difficult moments I've ever been associated with." The show's final auction night had a number of awkward stalls, with teams making some of the lowest profits in The Block NZ history 78

16 September 2017 12:13 PM Israel Folau caps rollercoaster week with two tries in Wallabies Test win

ISRAEL Folau has capped a headline grabbing week by becoming the first Wallaby to score four doubles in a Test season. The codehopping superstar thrust himself into the centre of Australia’s same-sex marriage debate midweek by declaring on Twitter that he would vote ‘no’ to legalise gay unions as part of a nationwide postal survey. His enormous profile 48

16 September 2017 10:47 AM Shell-shocked Springboks need to rebound and quickly

AUCKLAND (Reuters) - A shell-shocked Springboks side have no choice but to pick themselves up for their final two Rugby Championship matches in South Africa after they were thumped 57-0 by New Zealand on Saturday, coach Allister Coetzee said. The world champions ran in eight tries at North Harbour Stadium, with Beauden Barrett converting seven and adding 43

14 September 2017 1:04 PM Two Leinster players denied entry to South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Two players from Irish club Leinster, travelling to South Africa for their first PRO14 match in the country, were refused entry because they did not have the required visa, the club said on Thursday. Leinster captain Isa Nacewa and scrumhalf Jamison Gibson-Park were both sent home on arrival on Wednesday because they did not have the visa, which 52