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Bay's Watts captures first national cross-country title

It was celebration time for Hawke's Bay's Tommy Watts at the weekend, with back-to-back wins in the South Island earning him his first national motorcycling cro...

New head coach for Central Stags

The Central Stags will take the field under new reins next summer with Rob Walter appointed as the team’s Head Coach. The highly regarded Walter (picture...

Hurricanes to play Force in Napier

The recent travel bubble announcement between New Zealand and Australia sees rugby in Hawke’s Bay as a beneficiary being able to secure a Super Rugby Tran...

Taradale Women's Federation Cup footballers post victory

Taradale's Federation Cup Women's Football team had a 3-2 win today in their away game at Memorial Park Park in Palmerston North. The day didn’t go to pl...

Todd claims Hawke's Bay TQ championship title

Two weeks after winning the North Island TQ title Hawke's Bay's Duane Todd won the provincial championship at Meeanee last night. "I've been fast all year an...

Striker scores four as Rovers bounce back in style

One doesn't have to be a genius to work out Napier City Rovers football striker Kailan Gould was rapt with his four goals during today's 7-0 drubbing of Petone...

Mother and daughter shine for Clive women's rugby side

Mother and daughter combo, Laurae and Raedeen Blake, helped Clive win their first round fixture in Hawke's Bay's women's club rugby competition yesterday. Laur...

Hastings Rugby and Sports keep Nash Cup hopes alive

A powerful scrum propelled Hastings Rugby and Sports to victory in the feature third round Hawke's Bay Nash Cup premier club match today. "Yes ... when we sa...

Bay touch team pipped in nationals final

Hawke's Bay's over-27 women's touch team manager Honey Amner reckons an "unlucky referee's call" proved costly for her side in today's final at the Christchurch...

Unbeaten Bay touch team earns final berth

Hawke's Bay over-27 women's touch team coach Rachel Tongia poured kudos on link player Patrice Mareikura after the side yesterday qualified for today's final at...

Hastings Rugby and Sports lock eyes revenge against NOBM

Lock Jessie Lesa-Sipaia is relishing his leadership role with the Hastings Rugby and Sports premier rugby team this season. "You are seeing a fitter version of...

Bay side makes unbeaten start to touch nationals

Winger Charlotte Wilkins scored eight touchdowns for her Hawke's Bay over-27 women's team which made an unbeaten start to their national touch tournament in Chr...

Rovers midfielder makes rapid progress after breaking leg

The fact Napier City Rovers midfielder Luca Barclay is playing Central League football while still at secondary school is an achievement in itself. But the fac...

Four Bay saloon drivers up against country's best

Don't be surprised if Shane Laking does the best of the Hawke's Bay drivers in the fifth and final round of the Pit Stop Saloon Series at Meeanee Speedway on Sa...

Bay riders primed for explosive nationals finale

New Zealand's elite cross-country motorcycle racers will wrap up the 2021 national championship series in the South Island this weekend. It will be a huge doub...

St. John’s College student has rugby career firmly in sight

The highlight of Bradley Campbell’s rugby career was attending a New Zealand Barbarians Hurricanes Age Grade Camp and it has given him a taste for a futur...

Taradale Women's Federation Cup footballers draw opener

Taradale's Women 's Federation Cup football team drew their first game of the season 2-all against Masey at Taradale Park today. In hot conditions, Taradale to...

Tamatea record first premier club rugby win since 2018

Tamatea Rugby and Sports set tongues wagging after today's second in Hawke's Bay's Nash Cup premier club rugby competition. The Nui Bartlett-coached side bea...

Napier City Rovers suffer first loss

Talk about one hell of a wake-up call. Yes, Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers received one today when thrashed 5-0 by Wairarapa United in their third-round Cent...

Doug Bracewell named CD Player of the Year

It’s been a week to remember for Doug Bracewell. Days after his recall to the BLACKCAPS Test squad, the Central Stags allrounder has collected an armful...