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World class players to front at NOBM Invitation Sevens

Predicting the top four finishers at the annual Napier Old Boys Marist Invitation Sevens tournament is always a tough task. But i reckon I'll be pretty close w...

School set to take part in Peak Trail Blazer

Hawke's Bay's longstanding running event, The Peak Trail Blazer will see almost an entire school take part when the pistol sounds on Sunday.  More than 70...

Bay's Woon makes Black Sox training squad

Hawke's Bay softballer Adam Woon celebrated his first taste of Black Sox selection with a superb display for his Saints club side tonight. Pitcher Woon was...

Free entry to Magpies semifinal

It will be FREE entry to the Magpies semifinal against Taranaki this Saturday afternoon at McLean Park. It’s been a challenging year for many people in H...

Mixed day for Shand as Eastern retain cup

Greendale's Andy Shand had never had the opportunity to play for the Christie Cup, the symbol of Central Districts tennis supremacy, before today. In fact it w...

Hawke's Bay United footballers outplayed in season opener

Hawke's Bay United were out muscled by a team with more desire and more passion in their New Zealand Football Championship opener today ... simple as that. Thi...

Mighty Magpies comeback in the Naki

It was certainly a game of two halves in the final hit out of the Mitre 10 Cup round robin match up between Hawke’s Bay Magpies and Taranaki in  Ingl...

Pumas softballers bow to Mets experience

It's fair to suggest this has been the week from hell for the Maraenui Pumas premier men's softballers. Their training grounds were flooded on Monday night and...

Magpies prop unsung hero on and off field

Wind the clock back to Tuesday night's TV One 6pm news and the item on the Napier floods. Most Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby fans will have recognised Magpies, Hur...

Black Cap Tickner returns at Saxton Oval

The Central Stags have made one change to their 12 for tomorrow's Plunket Shield rematch against Northern Districts, from 10.30am at Saxton Oval in Stoke, Nelso...

Co-captain excited about Bay United's depth

Experienced Hawke's Bay United football defender Fergus Neil admits he didn't expect a co-captaincy role this summer. "But it's a role I'm happy to step into,"...

Thirteen-year-old selected for Tennis Eastern cup defence

Thirteen-year-old Woodford House student India Apatu will become the youngest player to represent Tennis Eastern in a Christie Cup fixture on Sunday. "I feel q...

Former internationals smash home runs in Bay softball

Former Black Sox utility Jovaan Hanley smashed an automatic home run as his Mets side won the feature Hawke's Bay premier men's softball match on Saturday. Han...

Wellingtonian takes Hawke's Bay superstock championship title home

Retired Hawke's Bay Hawkeyes superstock team racer Regan O'Brien had a stern message for his former teammates last night. "Grow some balls and stop visitors wi...

Sensational first half propels Magpies to shield glory

A sensational first half was the key as the Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby side locked the Ranfurly Shield away for the summer today. Superb support play on attac...

Pirate life member takes on Texans head coach role

Yes folks ... the Napier Technical Old Boys Rugby Football Club's latest Face Book post is correct. Napier Pirate Rugby and Sports Club stalwart Kerry Lewis wi...

Magpies former Lions prop ticks all boxes

I'll be honest ... my first impressions of Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby prop Joe Apikotoa in 2018 weren't great. I didn't feel he was doing enough for his Taradal...

Powerlifter takes supreme CHB award home

National powerlifting champion Luke Wright captured the supreme award at the Central Hawke's Bay Sports Awards function in Waipukurau tonight. Wright produced...

Stags make one change for Nelson

The Central Stags have made one change to their 12 for the Plunket Shield rematch against the Auckland Aces, from 10.30am today at Saxton Oval in Stoke, Nelson....

Second generation life member thrives in borrowed car

Veteran super saloon driver Grahame Strong admits he didn't expect to be awarded Hawke's Bay Speedway Club life membership at the club's Labour Weekend opening...