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Softball pitcher fires in nationals rehearsal

Hawke's Bay's Black Sox training squad pitcher Adam Woon yesterday had an ideal rehearsal for next week's national men's interclub softball tournament in Lower...

Bay footballer selected for NZF coaching mentorship

Hawke's Bay's Aleesha Heywood is the sole Central Region coach selected for New Zealand Football's 2021 Female Coach Mentorship Programme. The nine participant...

NZ Superbike Champs to end in Taupo

The 2021 New Zealand Superbike Championships event set for Taupo next weekend (March 13-14) will go ahead as planned. A spanner was thrown in the works last we...

Bay basketballers NZ training camp bound

Basketball Hawke's Bay is thrilled to see 12 of their athletes selected to take part in the BBNZ U14 national camp.  The invite-only gathering is being he...

Bay paraglider wins national championship

Meet Bex Rae ... Hawke's Bay's latest national champion. Havelock North's Rae (pictured above, photo Ryan Larraman) won the New Zealand Paragliding women's cha...

Penn captures first East Coast Stockcar Championship title

Hawke's Bay stockcar driver Regan Penn labelled his first East Coast championship title as an ideal form of consolation for the Meeanee Maulers winless nation...

Mets upset below-strength Saints side

Former New Zealand under-19 baseball World Series player Horowai Puketapu was the hero as his Mets team won the clash of the unbeaten sides in Hawke's Bay's pre...

Hawke's Bay cricketers eye Hawke Cup glory

Hawke's Bay cricket team's pace bowler Todd Watson is well qualified to comment on the side's chances of winning the Hawke Cup this weekend. Although just 22,...

NZ cross-country elite ready to fire

New Zealand's elite cross-country racers will be back in business this weekend and, after a 2020 season ruined by a pesky virus, the 2021 series is sure to be a...

Home runs propel softball victories

Mets utility Horowai Puketapu and Saints infielder Hoani Crawford hit home runs during Saturday's play in Hawke's Bay's premier men's softball competition. Puk...

Teen equals Napier Golf Club record

Way to redeem yourself Hawke's Bay golfer Zack Swanwick! A day after shooting a two-over par 74 during pennant team trials on his Napier Golf Club's Waiohiki c...

NZ's best head to Takapoto for top competition

COVID-19 may be putting a halt to fluid offshore travel but that hasn’t stopped an international flavour at Takapoto Estate Show Jumping. New Zealand&rsq...

Motocross pecking order changes at Rotorua

All bets are off now after the dust settled at round two of the 2021 New Zealand Motocross Championships near Rotorua at the weekend. The series is now at the...

Winning 100th eludes Hawke's Bay United co-coach

Hawke's Bay United football team's co-coach Bill Robertson was a man of mixed emotions after today's 2-0 loss to Waitakere United in Auckland. "I'm proud to br...

Meeanee Maulers fail to gel in capital

Meeanee Maulers manager Andrew Powell was in apologising mode after the weekend's national teams stockcar championship in Wellington. His team travelled south...

Aquahawks clubmates capture respective Ocean Swim titles

Hawke's Bay swimmer Jayden Wilson's relaxed approach paid off when he won the open men's 2.5km title in today's Napier Port Ocean Swim. "I didn't expect to win...

Bay ocean swimmer enjoys "social" aspect

Remember Hawke's Bay's multiple world surf lifesaving champion from a couple of decades ago? Yes Hawke's Bay's 2006 Sportsperson of the Year Nikki Cox who beca...

Stags welcome back Ben Wheeler

The Ford Trophy is back from this Friday but it will be a match with a difference when the Central Stags run on to Eden Park Outer Oval against the Auckland Ace...

Meeanee Maulers have track time on side

Meeanee Maulers stockcar team manager Andrew Powell reckons his lads have had the best buildup to their national teams championship during the five years he has...

Winning farewells for Bay swimmers

It's fair to suggest Covid-19 took its toll on the national swimming scene last year. The global pandemic forced many youngsters to give up the sport after bec...