Code results: PURC go down, Hornets win

Pakuranga suffered their first defeat of the season to Ponsonby at Bell Park, going down 41-20. Director of Rugby Pita Alatini lamented the loss, putting...

Opinion: Blues go marching on in Super Rugby

A three-game Super Rugby winning streak culminating in a 24-15 victory against the dangerous Hurricanes in Wellington has confirmed the Blues’ long-awaited improvement. The latest,...

Annual PURC rugby club luncheon a big success

Close to 200 people packed Pakuranga United Rugby Club on Friday for its annual luncheon and auction. More than $30,000 was raised on the day...

Bang on target

Sean McGrath has been shooting guns almost as long as he's been able to walk. While most three-year-olds were busy playing with plastic toys, McGrath...

Strong result at Rally Coromandel

Flat Bush rally team Matt Jensen and Kieran Anstis finished second in class and eighth overall at Rally Coromandel, the 4th round of the...

2018 BMXNZ North Island Titles

Mountain Raiders BMX Club ran a hugely successful event over Labour Weekend. Friday started with set up and track hand over to BMXNZ officials. Rider...

Game on: a vitually exciting reality

GAMING In a classroom of Rive Block in Pakuranga College, exciting things are happening. The creation of software for virtual reality gaming has gripped the imagination...

Johnson gifted but flawed

Few sportsmen blessed with Shaun Johnson’s natural gifts fail to realise their potential as he has done.

Wallabies have pride at stake

Having last beaten the All Blacks 27-19 seven years ago, the success-starved Wallabies could be dangerous beasts when they challenge the favourites at Brisbane's...

Young guns ready to fire

Asafo Aumua, Caleb Clarke and Will Jordon are three classy superstars from the world champion NZ Under 20 rugby team capable of making a...


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