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Gisborne pair thrive in Hawke's Bay's Super 8 netball comp

Top marks for commitment in Hawke's Bay's Super 8 premier club netball competition go to the Tremains All In Elusive pair of Alex Sinclair and Jayda Banks. &nb...

Notable omissions from Hawke's Bay's 2021 Sports Awards finalists

Where are Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby players Ash Dixon and Folau Fakatava? That question immediately came to mind when the finalists for the 2021 Forsyth Barr...

VIDEO: Bay Hawks start season with win over Canterbury Rams

Taylor Bay Hawks have won their first game of the season, eclipsing the Canterbury Rams 104 - 90. Interview with Bay Hawks Captain Ethan Rusbatch.

Captain's hat-trick key to Taradale footballers' victory

Captain Cara O'Neill led her Taradale Women's Federation Cup football side by example today. O'Neill (pictured above left) scored a hat-trick in her side's awa...

Locals allow Stratford driver to take home $1500 first prize

Hands up if you were surprised Hawke's Bay drivers didn't do more to produce a host-track winner of the Autumn Nationals Superstock title at Meeanee Speedway...

Pressure intensifies in Rovers top three quest

Napier City Rovers will have to be more clinical in front of goal if they are going to secure a top three finish in this season's Central League football compet...

Hastings Rugby and Sports favourites for Nash Cup final

Hastings Rugby and Sports today enhanced their favourite's tag for next Saturday's Nash Cup final in Hawke's Bay's premier club competition. After leading 22...

Rovers striker hopes brains will rule today

Suggest to Napier City Rovers Central League football side's veteran striker Josh Stevenson he is in hot form and you get the thumbs up. "Five goals from as ma...

Pre-season rugby tourney for youngsters this weekend

When it comes to passion for rugby former Magpies midfield back Sam Giddens is right up there. The 36-year-old is a former Havelock North, Napier Old Boys Mari...

Loosie poised for Central rugby premier record

Loosie Warwick Slingsby will set a Central Rugby and Sports record when he plays his 250th premier match for the club tomorrow. "It's good to be the first to a...

Third Autumn Nationals superstock title a carrot for Ryan

Expect members of the Hawke's Bay Hawkeyes superstock team to be on a redemption mission during Saturday night's Autumn Nationals event at Meeanee. Their title...

Bay's Tamati to play in NRL women's under-19 final

Hawke's Bay's first women's NRL player Courtney Tamati will dedicate Saturday's grand final match to her late aunty Lynne Mareikura. Tamati, 18, will be the st...

Another win for Taradale women's footballers

It was Wembley Park in Whanganui ... not Wembley Stadium in London. But it didn't matter ... Taradale Women's Federation Cup football side (pictured above) sec...

Rovers dealt cruel blow in capital

It was a cruel loss but it also showed how close Napier City Rovers are to the top two teams in the Central League football competition. Third placed Thirsty W...

Toala's all class as Hastings Rugby and Sports remain unbeaten

Hurricanes midfield back Danny Toala was classy as his Hastings Rugby and Sports team won the clash of the unbeaten teams in Hawke's Bay's premier club comp...

Emotional touch to pivot's 200th premier club rugby clash

Napier Old Boys Marist premier rugby side's first five-eighth Ioane (or Johnny as he is better known) Lauano admits his 200th match for the side will be an em...

Hawke's Bay Jet Sprint team crowned Group B 1NZ

Hawke's Bay Jet Sprint team The Link ECU of John Verry and Leila Burder won the Group B class of the PSP NZ Jetsprint Championship this season, They finished s...

Bay's Shepherd wins Toyota 86 Championship

When Hawke's Bay motorsport driver Rowan Shepherd announced his engagement to Mel Hinton last month some of his mates teased him. They suggested the 29-year-ol...

Rovers teenage defender relishes step up

It's no secret Napier City Rovers Central League football team's starting XI is good enough to compete with the best sides in the competition. If Thirsty Whale...

Another Paewai joins villagers centurions list

Havelock North premier rugby team's midfield back Kalin Paewai hopes his 100th match doesn't become a distraction for the team. "All the boys are making a fuss...