All Blacks have fullbacks galore

With the injured Jordie Barrett out for the season and Ben Smith taking his sabbatical, one would think the All Blacks face a fullback...

Evans wins coaching award

Pakuranga United Rugby Club’s Nick Evans picked up a coaching award at the Auckland Rugby awards at Eden Park this week. Evans won the award...

World School Sevens is here

This is the third year of the event and it is starting to see some real growth over the last few...

Franks puts team first

It was sad to see 108-test stalwart Owen Franks fail to make the All Blacks 2019 Rugby World Cup squad but selectors Steve Hansen,...

Equestrian teacher retires after 70 years in the saddle

By Farida Master Ninety-one-year-old Marie Morgan is a reluctant retiree, about to give up the reins to her riding school after teaching horse riding to...

All Blacks, NZ Maori squads named to face Lions

Two new All Blacks have been named in the squad to face the  Lions at Eden Park on June 24. The selectors have also named...

Footy Scores: Local league and union wrap

Local League  Howick 44 Te Atatu 6  Howick Hornets got back to winning ways in emphatic fashion at Paparoa Park, racing out to a 26-0 lead...

BMX locals ride to success

With five national champions to claim and an abundance of trophies to prove it, the Mountain Raiders BMX club is undoubtedly on a ride...

Uni snatch late victory

Pakuranga United Rugby Club’s (PURC) premiers are rueing missed opportunities after going down 27-29 to University at the weekend. It is the side’s first...

Bucklands Beach Intermediate claims second place at AIMS Games

Bucklands Beach Intermediate has had another very successful AIMS Games Tournament in Tauranga this year. BBI deputy principal Ed Roper said: “After finishing first on the medal...


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