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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...

Gutsy 10-man Rovers side exposed by Rangers

For sixth-placed Napier City Rovers today's eighth-round Central League football clash against unbeaten competition leaders Miramar Rangers in Napier was always...

Havelock North Wanderers footballers unbeaten in seven outings

Havelock North Wanderers are having a winter to remember in Central Football's Federation League and Chatham Cup play. Unbeaten in the Federation League with f...

Taradale's women footballers take two wins from Porthill

Yesterday saw the first round of Knock Out Cup competitions in Hawke's Bay women's football. Taradale's Federation and Development teams were both pulled out o...

Striker grabs hat-trick as Rovers win away

Striker Josh Stevenson grabbed a hat-trick as Napier City Rovers opened their Chatham Cup football campaign with a 3-0 win against FC Western in New Plymouth to...

Defender confident Rovers strikers will return to form

The question had to be put to experienced Napier City Rovers football defender Fergus Neil in the countdown to tomorrow's first round Chatham Cup clash against...

Restructure of Hawke's Bay Secondary Schools football

Late last year NZ Football delivered a new vision for the development of football in New Zealand. There has been an increased emphasis on player pathways insid...

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 Napier Ci...

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...

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...

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...

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...