1. Sam Timmins Making Case to Top Talented New Zealand Recruiting Class

    Sam Timmins has flown under the radar for a long time on the New Zealand basketball scene. Indeed it often takes the rest of the country a while to pick up on talent in the nation's south...

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  2. Brendon McCullum Named New Zealand Cricketer of the Year

    Brendon McCullum won the top prize at the New Zealand Cricket Awards last night. The New Zealand captain beat out a long list of contenders to win the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal ...

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  3. Charles Piutau Move to Ulster Sign of the Times for New Zealand Rugby

    All Blacks outside back Charles Piutau's decision to sign a two-year deal with Irish club Ulster is, while unexpected, a sign of the times for New Zealand rugby. At 23, he remains a great prospect who has his best rugby ahead of him...

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  4. NZ 'Too Nice': Haddin Comments Show Exactly Why Kiwis Hate Aussies

    New Zealand deserved to be sledged in the Cricket World Cup final, according to Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin , as the Kiwis were "too nice...

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  5. New Zealand-Australia Needs to Become Regular Fixture on Both Sides of Tasman

    There has been a feeling amongst New Zealand cricket fans that their team has been disrespected by their neighbours across the Tasman. Despite their success in recent years, they have received little credit from Australia...

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  6. Why a New Zealand-Australia Cricket World Cup Final Means so Much

    The Cricket World Cup Final could not have been scripted any better. Co-hosts New Zealand and Australia seemed destined to meet each other in the final of the 11th Cricket World Cup and now, that destiny is a reality...

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  7. MCG Too Big for New Zealand, or Just Wishful Thinking from Aussie Legend?

    You get the sense that there is some denial in Matthew Hayden's recent outburst. The former Australian opening batsman wrote in a news.com...

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  8. Rugby Perspective: Do Pads and Helmets Increase Concussion Risk to NFL Players ?

    The retirement of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland at the age of 24 has already left its mark. Inevitably, the debate over what this means for the future of the NFL and player safety has well and truly kicked off...

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  9. Super Rugby: Is This Hurricanes Team the Real Deal?

    Is 2015 going to be the year of the Hurricanes? It seems as though we ask that same question every year and while they always hold promise, they never fully deliver. So is this year going to be any different? They are 4-0 to open the season ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 2 months ago 158 reads 0 comments

  10. Positives and Negatives Evident in New Zealand Win over Bangladesh

    There were plenty of lessons to be learnt from New Zealand's three-wicket win over Bangladesh in the sternest test of their World Cup campaign so far...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 2 months ago 90 reads 0 comments

  11. Rugby League Star Jarryd Hayne Signs with San Francisco 49ers

    Former rugby league player Jarryd Hayne has signed an NFL rookie contract with the San Francisco 49ers, as per the Australian Broadcasting Corporation ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 3 months ago 1,142 reads 0 comments

  12. New Zealand Win Thriller Against Australia

    They made hard work of it, but New Zealand escaped with a one-wicket win in their ICC Cricket World Cup game against Australia at Eden Park, chasing down a modest total of 152...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 3 months ago 84 reads 0 comments

  13. NRL Fantasy: A Club-by-Club Preview of the 2015 Season

    With the 2015 NRL season almost upon us, it is time to start thinking seriously about your fantasy team if you intend on making one...

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  14. Larry Sanders Revelation Significant for Mental Health Awareness

    To those of us who have suffered the effects of mental illness, Larry Sanders' actions Wednesday were nothing short of heroic...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 3 months ago 461 reads 0 comments

  15. Mainland Eagles Women Successful in First Half of Tour

    The Mainland Eagles Basketball Academy's women's team has had a successful start to its Las Vegas tour...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 5 months ago 92 reads 0 comments

  16. New Zealand Fight Back to Win Series Against Sri Lanka 2-0

    New Zealand have continued their rise on the world cricket scene, fighting back from a difficult position to claim victory in the second Test against Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 5 months ago 141 reads 0 comments

  17. Reviewing the 2015 PDC Premier League Darts Selection

    There was only one major surprise as the PDC announced the field for the 2015 Darts Premier League. Belgium's Kim Huybrechts joins what was otherwise a largely predictable group ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 5 months ago 1,367 reads 0 comments

  18. O'Driscoll, Hammett Spot On: Skill and Aerobic Fitness Need More Emphasis

    Brian O'Driscoll believes more emphasis needs to be placed on skill rather than size in the training of rugby players in the modern game...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 5 months ago 118 reads 0 comments

  19. PDC World Darts Championship Wide Open Going into Second Round

    Round one of the PDC World Darts Championship is done and dusted, but we are still no closer to determining who the likely victor is. With so many impressive names in the field, we have arguably the closest competition we have had in many years...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 5 months ago 186 reads 0 comments

  20. Will Ma'a Nonu Leave New Zealand as an All Black Great?

    No one has worn the No. 12 jersey for the All Blacks more than Ma'a Nonu. Despite having played at outside centre and on the wing at various stages of his career, Nonu has undoubtedly made the All Blacks No...

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  21. Mainland Eagles Women's Tour Player Profiles

    On the back of the successful men's tour , the women's team of the Mainland Eagles Basketball Academy will embark on its U.S. tour in the coming weeks...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 5 months ago 594 reads 1 comments

  22. Mainland Eagles Men Finish USA Tour with Winning Record

    The Mainland Eagles Basketball Academy's men's team has finished its inaugural U.S. tour with a winning record of 9-7...

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  23. PDC World Darts Championship Day 4: Wade, Chisnall Too Good

    Both top-10 seeds on show on Day 4 of the PDC World Darts Championship advanced with comfortable wins in their first-round matches...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 5 months ago 92 reads 0 comments

  24. PDC World Darts Championship Day 3: Whitlock Loses, Anderson Advances

    It was a bad day for the men from Down Under on the third day of the PDC World Darts Championship. With three Australians and one New Zealander on show, only Kyle Anderson managed ...

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  25. PDC World Darts Championship Day 2: Taylor, Wright, Hamilton Advance

    The three big names on show all advanced from their first-round match-ups on the second day of the PDC World Darts Championship...

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