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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...

Chapple Cup Draw Announced

BLACKCAPS and Central Stags legend Ross Taylor faced his most nerve-wracking task of the season as guest conductor of the draw for this month’s Chapple Cu...

Beach-based fitness pod opens on Napier’s Marine Parade

New Zealand’s very first beach-based fitness pod, ‘Domynis’, has launched on Napier’s Marine Parade. Domynis is the brainchild of Napie...

Woon stars as Saints march in again

New Zealand under-23 squad member Adam Woon was the key architect as Saints won the feature Hawke's Bay premier men's softball clash yesterday. Pitcher Woon co...

Magpies pipped in Battle of the Bays

A poor final 30 minutes contributed to the Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby side's 22-17 loss to the Bay of Plenty Steamers in Tauranga today.   With their vict...

Adam Milne released from CDCA contract

Adam Milne will play for the Sydney Thunder in this year’s Big Bash League in Australia and will be released from his 2020/21 Central Stags cricket contra...

Magpies prop defies odds again

When it comes to defying the odds in the Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby squad nobody does it better than prop Namatahi Waa. Last year the former Maori All Black and...

Bay's Leonard shines at Remote Control Nationals

Ross Leonard was the toast of the Hawke's Bay contingent at the 2020 Large Scale Remote Control Speedway Nationals in Palmerston North last weekend. An experie...

Century in store for George Worker

Fresh off a seven-wicket win to open the season, there is just one enforced change to the Central Stags line-up to play the Auckland Aces from 10.30am today at...

CDCA Super League Player Draft

The inaugural player draft has been made and the coaches announced for cricket’s new Central Super League. Drawn from throughout the CDCA region, Warren...

Birkenhead United claim record fifth football title

Birkenhead United rule again! This was one of the triumphant yells from the North Harbour club's dressing room after the premier division final at the Napier C...

Magpie Long's weekend to remember

Talk about a weekend to remember for Hawke's Bay's Jason Long. After a quality 27 minutes off the subs bench for the Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby team in Saturd...

Giddens takes on head coach role at Clive

Former Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby midfielder Sam Giddens has helped win every piece of premier club silverware available in the Bay. During the 2016 and '17 sea...

Rampant Magpies retain shield and KR Tremain Trophy

Pity the opposition when the Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby side achieve their ultimate performance. While it was close to an 8/10 when the Magpies retained the R...

All Hawkeyes contenders to front at Meeanee Speedway opener

Ten drivers aiming for a six-strong team is a tough assignment particularly when it's the Hawke's Bay Hawkeyes Superstock team. That's the Hawkeyes team for th...