1. Super Rugby: Crusaders Coming into Form After Slow Start

    The Crusaders are well-known for their slow starts. Every year, they sputter along for the first month of Super Rugby, before igniting and embarking on a run that ends in making the playoffs...

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  2. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck to Sign with New Zealand Warriors

    The New Zealand Warriors are expected to sign Kiwi outside back Roger Tuivasa -Sheck, as was reported by Michael Carayannis of the Sydney Morning Herald ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 4 months ago 108 reads 0 comments

  3. Jarryd Hayne: How 10 Other Rugby League Players Fared in Switching Sports

    How does a rugby league background prepare you for playing a different game? Are the athletic and fitness requirements, alongside the skill set, conducive for playing a sport with ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 4 months ago 929 reads 0 comments

  4. Martin Guptill Should Partner Tom Latham as New Zealand Test Opener

    Martin Guptill has been recalled to the New Zealand Test squad after a string of good performances for the nation's one-day team during the Cricket World Cup...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 4 months ago 98 reads 0 comments

  5. Down Under Perspective: Is Jarryd Hayne's NRL Status Being Overhyped in USA?

    Much has been made of Jarryd Hayne's move to the NFL over the past few months. The former Parramatta Eels fullback gave away rugby league at the conclusion of a magical 2014 season to pursue his dream of playing in the NFL ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 4 months ago 1,026 reads 8 comments

  6. 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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  7. 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 ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 4 months ago 362 reads 0 comments

  8. 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...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 4 months ago 244 reads 0 comments

  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 4 months ago 251 reads 0 comments

  12. 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...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 4 months ago 113 reads 0 comments

  13. 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...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 5 months ago 118 reads 6 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 164 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 92 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 1,164 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 85 reads 0 comments

  18. 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...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 5 months ago 359 reads 2 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 470 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 93 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 141 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 1,386 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 123 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 193 reads 0 comments

  25. 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...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 7 months ago 1,878 reads 0 comments