Rugby returns – Pakuranga draws in pre-season

Pakuranga United Rugby Club's Premier side started their Post-Covid 19 season with a practice match hit-out against North Shore. The club's other sides, premier...

‘Razor’ enjoys close shave

With a nick-name 'Razor' it is little wonder that breakdancing Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has a happy knack of surviving close shaves. And so it...

Hornets mauled by Lions in Stormont Shield

A replay to last season’s Fox Memorial final kicked off the new truncated Auckland Rugby League season on Saturday at Paparoa Park. Locals Howick Hornets...

Springboks kings of world rugby jungle

With Siya Kolisi proudly holding aloft the Webb Ellis Cup, it was the Springboks who bellowed their victorious king of the rugby jungle roar...

Pakuranga College boxers take home three medals

This year’s Boxing New Zealand National Championships in Christchurch was a stand-out for east Auckland, with Pakuranga College students bringing home two golds and...

Cricket: Howick Pakuranga facing stern test

By Jim Allnat The Marie Raos Ray White HPCC Premier Men had a real struggle on their hands against a determined University side in the...

Blues set to make Super Rugby history against British & Irish Lions

The Blues club has the honour of becoming the first New Zealand Super Rugby team to play the British and Irish Lions at Eden...

COMMENT: Changes worked wonders with All Blacks

Five player changes and a much better attitude reaped its reward when the All Blacks avenged their 47-26 Perth rugby defeat with a 36-0...

PURC fall to Rifles

The Pakuranga United Rugby Club's premiers went down 39-12 to College Rifles at the weekend. The prems were down 27-12 at half-time. Club results Premiers (12) vs...

Aussie star a big hit at PURC luncheon

The Pakuranga United Rugby Club Annual Bledisloe Luncheon was held on Friday August 24 prior to the memorable Bledisloe Cup victory the following day...


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