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Taradale women's footballers first equal despite loss

Taradale remain first equal in the Central League Federation Cup women's football competition despite today's 2-0 loss to Palmerston North Marist at Taradale Pa...

Rovers drop to sixth, Chatham Cup clash next.

It was painful stuff but the Napier City Rovers Central League football side is still unbeaten at home.   That's the best way to describe Thirsty Whale N...

Mighty Maroons retain Nash Cup in style

Taradale Rugby and Sports second five-eighth and hat-trick hero Kieanan Higgins reckons his team peaked at the right time in Hawke's Bay's Nash Cup premier cl...

McLeod relishes ride behind dominant Hastings Rugby and Sports pack

Halfback Connor McLeod is the first to admit life is good behind the dominant Hastings Rugby and Sports forward pack in Hawke's Bay's premier club competition...

All In Elusive netballers tick off first early-season goal

Mission accomplished ... yes the smile on Tremains All In Elusive netball coach Arama Jackson's face confirmed that tonight. His team had just ticked off the...

Full circle for new ESNZ CEO

Equestrian Sports New Zealand’s new chief executive brings plenty of sports acumen coupled with commercial business experience to the national body. Juli...

Rovers captain Hoyle knows "bogey" team will be tough

The question had to be put to Napier City Rovers Central League football team's captain and defender Jim Hoyle. What does he rank as the priority for his Thi...

Gisborne pair thrive in Hawke's Bay's Super 8 netball comp

Top marks for commitment in Hawke's Bay's Super 8 premier club netball competition go to the Tremains All In Elusive pair of Alex Sinclair and Jayda Banks. D...

Notable omissions from Hawke's Bay's 2021 Sports Awards finalists

Where are Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby players Ash Dixon and Folau Fakatava? That question immediately came to mind when the finalists for the 2021 Forsyth Barr...

VIDEO: Bay Hawks start season with win over Canterbury Rams

Taylor Bay Hawks have won their first game of the season, eclipsing the Canterbury Rams 104 - 90. Interview with Bay Hawks Captain Ethan Rusbatch.

Captain's hat-trick key to Taradale footballers' victory

Captain Cara O'Neill led her Taradale Women's Federation Cup football side by example today. O'Neill (pictured above left) scored a hat-trick in her side's awa...

Locals allow Stratford driver to take home $1500 first prize

Hands up if you were surprised Hawke's Bay drivers didn't do more to produce a host-track winner of the Autumn Nationals Superstock title at Meeanee Speedway...

Pressure intensifies in Rovers top three quest

Napier City Rovers will have to be more clinical in front of goal if they are going to secure a top three finish in this season's Central League football compet...

Hastings Rugby and Sports favourites for Nash Cup final

Hastings Rugby and Sports today enhanced their favourite's tag for next Saturday's Nash Cup final in Hawke's Bay's premier club competition. After leading 22...

Rovers striker hopes brains will rule today

Suggest to Napier City Rovers Central League football side's veteran striker Josh Stevenson he is in hot form and you get the thumbs up. "Five goals from as ma...

Pre-season rugby tourney for youngsters this weekend

When it comes to passion for rugby former Magpies midfield back Sam Giddens is right up there. The 36-year-old is a former Havelock North, Napier Old Boys Mari...

Loosie poised for Central rugby premier record

Loosie Warwick Slingsby will set a Central Rugby and Sports record when he plays his 250th premier match for the club tomorrow. "It's good to be the first to a...

Third Autumn Nationals superstock title a carrot for Ryan

Expect members of the Hawke's Bay Hawkeyes superstock team to be on a redemption mission during Saturday night's Autumn Nationals event at Meeanee. Their title...

Bay's Tamati to play in NRL women's under-19 final

Hawke's Bay's first women's NRL player Courtney Tamati will dedicate Saturday's grand final match to her late aunty Lynne Mareikura. Tamati, 18, will be the st...

Another win for Taradale women's footballers

It was Wembley Park in Whanganui ... not Wembley Stadium in London. But it didn't matter ... Taradale Women's Federation Cup football side (pictured above) sec...