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Auckland rugby union to can junior rep competition

An Auckland rugby union's decision to scrap its junior representative programme has drawn scathing criticism on social media, with some former members calling it a sad day for the sport. The North Harbour Rugby union, which represents 12 clubs, will...... Read More

Netball: Magic’s pursuit to recapture its former glory

The new Waikato Bay of Plenty netball coach Amigene Metcalfe is determined to restore the club to its former glory this domestic season. There was a time when the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic ruled the land of domestic netball. A dominant force, the...... Read More

Cricket: Astle edges out Patel

After a couple of injury setbacks, the Canterbury leg-spinner Todd Astle is poised to return to the Test arena. The 32-year-old who has played just three tests previously was ruled out of the second Test against England in June and the tour of UAE...... Read More

Alvarez found what he was looking for with ONE

Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez has competed with various promotions in the span of almost two decades as a professional mixed martial artist, gathering multiple accolades along the way. Last October 2018, ONE Championship CEO Chatri...... Read More

Hasegawa expects another ’Bout Of The Year ’

Anyone who witnessed last year’s epic clash between “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang and Ken Hasegawa for the ONE Middleweight World Title came away from the bout knowing they had seen something special. The pair met last 29 June...... Read More

Ev Ting set for explosive quarter-final encounter

New Zealand’s Ev “E.T” Ting returns to the fray this week when he takes on Turkey’s Saygid “Dagi” Guseyn Arslanaliev, at ONE: Call To Greatness, in Singapore on Friday night (Saturday morning NZ Time). There will...... Read More

Tauranga’s boxer’s ambitious plan for 2019

New Zealand boxing veteran Gunnar “The Stunna” Jackson (28-12-4, 12KO) will begin writing the final chapter of his career on Saturday night, when he takes on newcomer Marcus “The Headache” Heywood in a five-round middleweight...... Read More

Black Sticks backer freezes funding

Sir Owen Glenn has suspended funding of the New Zealand women's hockey team because of his concerns over the resignation of former coach Mark Hager. Hockey New Zealand (HNZ) confirmed on Wednesday the Auckland businessman's payments to players...... Read More

Todd aims to inspire young martial artists

American Muay Thai standout Janet “JT” Todd will be getting the opportunity of a lifetime when she makes her ONE Championship debut at ONE: CALL TO GREATNESS on Friday, 22 February at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. In her first foray into...... Read More

Folayang determine to keep lightweight world title

Life is full of ups and downs. There’ll be moments of unadulterated joy and times of heartache and despair. Eduard Folayang has ridden a roller coaster of emotions in his 15-year journey in martial arts. The Filipino has been at the top of the...... Read More