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Lower Hutt City spoil Rovers footballers party

There was sufficient motivational ammunition for Napier City Rovers Central League football side to cause an upset yesterday. Captain and defender Jim Hoyle (p...

Midfielder backs Rovers prep without spying mission

It's fair to suggest Napier City Rovers Central League football side's midfielder Sam Pickering was well placed for a pre-match spying mission or two this week....

Taradale women's footballers book semi-final berth

Taradale's Federation Cup women's football side beat Whanganui 2-1 in their Knock Out Cup quarterfinal at Taradale Park on Sunday. Whanganui started well takin...

NBHS MVP Foote makes up for lost time

Napier Boys' High School midfielder Baylee Foote was a happy chappy when the Super 8 football tournament ended at his school today. Foote (pictured above left)...

Hosts NBHS to take on HBHS in Super 8 football playoffs

Could a second consecutive powercut work in hosts Napier Boys' High School's favour during today's final day of the Super 8 football tournament? NBHS manager G...

Taradale women's footballers make emphatic statement

A top of the table clash awaited Taradale's Federation Cup women's footballers as they hopped off the bus in Palmerston North yesterday. Taradale made an empha...

Rovers newcomer scores winner on debut

New forward Harry Mason was the toast of the Napier City Rovers Central League football side on Saturday. Mason, 20, the older brother of keeper Oscar Mason,...

Taradale women's footballers draw but top table

After two weeks off with a bye followed by a weather-enforced cancellation Taradale's Federation Cup women's footballers were keen to return to action on Sunday...

Gutsy Rovers deserved more in front of Old Timers

Talk about a cruel result. Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers 3-0 loss in today's 12th round Central League football competition match against Wellington Olymp...

Rovers footballers aim to shine on "Old Timers" Day

Napier City Rovers Central League football team's player-coach Bill Robertson has yet to give up in the Blues quest to qualify for next summer's new-look Nation...

Rovers Chatham Cup hopes dashed

Napier City Rovers football side's hopes of retaining the Chatham Cup have ended. The Bill Robertson (pictured above)-coached Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers...

Rovers forward confident about revenge mission No 2

Forward Ben Wade is usually among the first players selected for Napier City Rovers football team's away trips. His consistent form for the Chatham Cup holders...

Rovers produce polished rehearsal for Chatham Cup clash

Napier City Rovers footballers are ready for next Sunday's third round Chatham Cup clash against Western Suburbs in Wellington. The Cup holders, Thirsty Whale...

Taradale Women's Federation Cup footballers still second

Taradale's Federation Cup Women's football side retained second place in their competition with yesterday's 4-2 home win against Whanganui. A good start from T...

Wanderers footballers handed lesson in capital

The gap between the top teams in the Central League and Federation League football competitions is huge. The top Federation League side, Havelock North Wandere...

Rovers hopes of retaining Chatham Cup still alive

Take a bow Napier City Rovers footballer Cam Emerson! Two days after scoring two goals for Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers in a 4-all draw with North Wellingt...

VIDEO: Lindisfarne College appoints highly-acclaimed athlete as Football Technical Director

Jonathan Gould has made a name for himself over the past two decades as both an internationally acclaimed footballer and coach. Now he is calling Lindisfarne...

Rovers switch off early and draw in capital

A lack of focus during the final 20 minutes proved costly for the Napier City Rovers Central League football side today. Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers held...

Taradale Women's Federation Cup footballers first equal

Taradale's Women's Federation Cup footballers returned to first equal spot on the points table with yesterday's home 3-0 win against New Plymouth. Taradale was...

Rovers drop to seventh, Wanderers retain lead

Napier City Rovers Central League football team's player-coach Bill Robertson remains focused on a top-three finish despite today's fifth loss of the season. T...