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  • Super Rugby Round Nine Preview: Chiefs v Rebels

    10 April 2014 3:50 AM 12

    What: Round 9 Super Rugby – Chiefs v Rebels
. When: Saturday, April 12 – 7:35pm (NZT). 
Where: Waikato Stadium. 
I can view it on: SKY Sports
. What did they do last week? The Chiefs staged another remarkable come-from-behind draw with the Cheetans at 43-all. The Rebels went down to the Highlanders, also with a fast finish, 30-33. Things you need to know: The Chiefs

  • League: Wellington hosts Four Nations finale

    10 April 2014 1:20 AM 4

    Whangarei, Dunedin and Wellington have early opportunities to show they’re ready for 2017 Rugby League World Cup fixtures, when they host games in this year’s Four Nations tournament. New Zealand Rugby League will stage three clashes in the international showpiece, including the final at Westpac Trust Stadium on November 15. The NZ Kiwis face a Pacific

  • Berlanga cleared of break

    9 April 2014 10:48 PM 6

    Auckland City defender Angel Berlanga has been cleared of a leg break following a horror tackle at the Oceania Champions League. Berlanga was involved in a nasty challenge by Nadi's Samuela Drudru, with fears his leg had been shattered. Coach Ramon Tribulietx says x-rays have shown no bone break or damage to his anterior cruciate ligament, although the external

  • Overdosing On The Outdoors

    9 April 2014 11:06 AM 15

    For a country that has no direct air connection with this country, New Zealand attracts a significant number of tourists from India. Nearly 30,000 visitors travelled to the twin islands that make up the country located to the south-east of Australia. The bulk of the tourists, according to Tourism New Zealand, are honeymooners and family vacationers

  • Sailing: Centre would benefit community - YNZ

    9 April 2014 8:50 AM 7

    It's hoped the benefits to the community will help sway some of the opposition towards the building of a national sailing centre in Takapuna. Yachting New Zealand will put a notified resource consent to council in June, allowing for the public to make submissions on the plan. CEO David Abercrombie says they want people to see exactly what they have planned

  • Extra scrutiny for sport scientists

    9 April 2014 1:59 AM 10

    Sport scientists working with top Kiwi athletes are set to face extra scrutiny after an Australian investigation into doping in sports. It pointed the finger at those working closely with Aussie athletes for supplying banned substances. Drug Free Sport New Zealand's Graeme Steel today told a select committee there is no evidence of Kiwi sport scientists

  • League: McFadden steps down as Kiwis assistant

    8 April 2014 11:11 PM 29

    It leaves Kearney scrambling around to find a replacement, given the Kiwis are due to play Australia in the annual Anzac test in Sydney on May 2, and it's likely Kearney will approach Panthers coach Ivan Cleary to see if he can help out for one more game. Cleary was assistant coach for last year's World Cup and initially expressed an interest in continuing

  • Calum Green: Leeds lock to join Newcastle Falcons in 2014-15

    8 April 2014 9:19 PM 10

    Newcastle Falcons have agreed a deal to take Leeds lock Calum Green to Kingston Park for the 2014-15 season. England Under-20 international Green, 23, began his career with Premiership side Leicester Tigers, for whom he made 19 first-team appearances. He joined Leeds in 2012 and helped the club to the Championship play-offs, in which they lost to the Falcons

  • Leota returning for Pulse

    8 April 2014 8:55 AM 4

    Leota gave birth to her third child earlier this year, and will return from her base in the UK to re-join the ANZ Championship team. Pulse coach Robyn Broughton says Leota will add even more experience to the side, but they'll wait until she gets here to see how prepared she is. Robyn Broughton says the extra time win over the Magic feels like the kick-start

  • All Whites to play Bafana Bafana

    8 April 2014 5:14 AM 12

    The All Whites will host South Africa in a one-off friendly at Mount Smart Stadium next month. New Zealand Football has jumped on the back of the Socceroos' meeting with Bafana Bafana in Sydney with the South Africans to cross the Tasman four days later. CEO Andrew Martin says it's all about continuing to build towards the qualification process for the 2018 World