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Napier Tech Old Boys suffer first loss at national club cricket champs

Three teams had remained unbeaten heading into today's midway mark of the round robin, but only Christchurch's St Albans emerged unscathed by the end of a bruta...

Another win for Napier Tech Old Boys at national club cricket champs

The Jesse Ryder-coached defending champions, Napier Technical Old Boys, again helped themselves to a quick victory on day 2 of the 2019 NZCT National Club Crick...

Success for Napier Tech Old Boys in first round of national club cricket champs

Napier Technical Old Boys have made a power start to their NZCT National Club Championship defence with a 10-wicket round one win over Greerton that was over be...

World Cup winning Black Ferns to attend Unison Girls’ Rugby Gala Day

Budding women’s rugby players will have the opportunity to meet Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 Champion Black Ferns while honing their skills at the U...

Lighting upgrade for Ellwood Park in Hastings

The Hastings Rugby & Sports Club has been given a $6,500 grant from the NZ Community Trust towards upgrading the floodlights for the junior rugby fields at...

Central Hawke's Bay to host 2020 'Spirited Women’ adventure race

Central Hawke’s Bay has been announced as host of the fifth edition of Spirited Women, a unique all women’s adventure race, to be held from March 27...

Hay, Dodd named CD Players of the Year

Championship-winning Central Stags first-class captain Greg Hay and record-breaking Central Hinds wicketkeeper-batsman Natalie Dodd have claimed the top individ...

Cricket: Hamilton beats Hawke’s Bay to win Hawke Cup

Hamilton has lifted the Hawke Cup with a 64-run victory over Hawke's Bay this afternoon, ending a season in which the coveted provincial silverware changed hand...

Central Stags push for first-class history

Coming off a one-wicket thriller in Napier – a second victory on the bounce – the Central Stags are closing in on a successful defence of New Zealan...

Horse of the Year: Wicked win in Pro-Am

Matamata’s Vicki Prendergast and Selena C won their first ever Horse of the Year title when they took out the Pro-Am Rider of the Year yesterday at the La...

Country’s greatest equestrians honoured in Hastings

Some of New Zealand’s greatest ever riders have been honoured at the inaugural Equestrian Sports New Zealand Hall of Fame. Sir Mark Todd KNZM CBE, Andrew...

From Blackcaps to provincial cricket for Peter Bocock

When the last Hawke Cup challenge of the season begins tomorrow at Napier's Nelson Park, Peter Bocock will be hoping for more than a bit-part in cricket history...

Wonder welding woman donates creation to charity

Napier’s Olivia Ahlborn is used to creating sparks with her blistering speed in the show jumping ring. Now she’s hoping a welding labour of love wi...

Horse of the Year: Saba Sam Shield won by Tasman West Coast

One of the most exciting competitions at Horse of the Year yesterday was one of the last of the day. The two-round Saba Sam Shield pony teams competition was w...

Olympians in the Ribbons at Land Rover Horse of the Year

Olympian Clarke Johnstone had a good start to his Land Rover Horse of the Year show in 2019 when he took out the Horse 1.30 show jumping class on Watermill Glen...

Stags pull off thrilling victory against ND

It was a thrilling, nail-biting final session in Napier yesterday as a tight one-wicket victory pitted the Central Stags' number 11 batsman Blair Tickner agains...

Yacht race crewman injured off the coast near Napier

The Coastguard was called out yesterday after a crewman on a yacht taking part in a race to Auckland was injured shortly after the boat left Napier. Coastguard...

Match report: Stags v Northern Districts (Day 1)

Central Stags (1st) v Northern Districts (4th) at McLean Park, Napier Fourteen wickets on day one, yesterday, of the penultimate Plunket Shield round of the se...

Big last Napier home match for Central Stags

The Central Stags return to their McLean Park fortress from 10.30am tomorrow for an all-important, penultimate Plunket Shield match of the season – e...

Jock Paget throws hat in Horse of the Year ring

New Zealand’s premier equestrian showpiece Land Rover Horse of the Year is preparing to host to its biggest ever line-up next week, following news Olympia...