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Hawke's Bay cyclist scores gold at National Championships

A 64-year-old Hawke's Bay cyclist has marked his seventh time competing at a national level by winning gold.  Sheppard came first in the Time Trial Master...

Busy Easter weekend ahead for off-road racing heroes

A frantic and fatiguing weekend lies in wait for New Zealand's motorcycle cross-country racing elite over the Easter break. It's been two months since the Yama...

Hawke's Bay rider among kiwi elite set to tackle world event

A Kiwi team, including Hawke’s Bay rider Tommy Watts, could be among the more-fancied teams at the world event. New Zealand will this year have a strong...

Uncapped Hawke’s Bay duo named in Central Stags Plunket Shield squad

The Central Stags have named two uncapped Hawke's Bay players as first-class cricket returns to Palmerston North for the first time in 14 years. Hawke’s...

Covid-19 challenges delay Hawke's Bay Club Rugby start date

Hawke's Bay's Club Rugby season will be delayed by almost a month due to the ongoing effects and challenges caused by Covid-19.  In a letter to club deleg...

Plenty on line for NZ World Cup Final

All roads for the nation’s top showjumpers lead to Hawera this weekend for the POLi Payments FEI World Cup (NZ League) Final. At the front of the pack is...

Video: Hawke's Bay's top sporting codes join forces for player wellbeing

Six of the top sports in the region have joined forces with Sport Hawke's Bay to emphasise the importance of participation, no matter what level, across all cod...

Hawke's Bay player makes dream debut with first century of the season

In 71 seasons, there have been only four Central Stags to score a century on first-class debut. This weekend, 23-year-old Bayley Wiggins became one of them. Wi...

Uncapped Hastings player named in Central Stags squad

A Hastings wicketkeeper-batsman has been named in the Central Stags squad as the team prepares for the start of the first-class cricket season this weekend.&nbs...

Watch Live: Players take to the court for Netball Semi-Finals

Players have taken to the court for the first of two Hawke's Bay Super Eight Netball Semi-Finals - both of which will be played without spectators. To watch, g...

Sponsorship fuel for Bay trio's Olympic dreams

Hands up if you dreamed about competing at the Olympic Games when you were a youngster. Yes, there's plenty of us and numbers always grow during an Olympic Gam...

Lower Hutt City spoil Rovers footballers party

There was sufficient motivational ammunition for Napier City Rovers Central League football side to cause an upset yesterday. Captain and defender Jim Hoyle (p...

Mighty Maroons taste Maddison Trophy glory for first time since 2009

Taradale Rugby and Sports blindside flanker Josh Eden-Whaitiri tasted Maddison Trophy glory for the second time in four years yesterday. Three years after help...

Midfielder backs Rovers prep without spying mission

It's fair to suggest Napier City Rovers Central League football side's midfielder Sam Pickering was well placed for a pre-match spying mission or two this week....

Mental toughness fuels defending champs Maddison Trophy quest

Hastings Rugby and Sports captain Jacob Devery reckons the mental toughness within his squad will propel them to a second taste of Maddison Trophy glory tomorro...

Taradale women's footballers book semi-final berth

Taradale's Federation Cup women's football side beat Whanganui 2-1 in their Knock Out Cup quarterfinal at Taradale Park on Sunday. Whanganui started well takin...

Bay bodybuilding rookie captures title in first show

Hawke's Bay forklift operator Mataitu Sa'o enjoys going to the gym to keep his fitness levels up. It was during one of his visits to the FlaXrock Gym in Flaxme...

NBHS struggle in Moascar Cup challenge

Poor defensive work and soft turnovers proved costly for the Napier Boys' High School 1st XV rugby side during yesterday's away Moascar Cup challenge against Ro...

Taradale captain inspirational as Maddison Trophy final berth booked

A "hungry" Taradale Rugby and Sports captain and prop Namatahi Waa produced an inspirational display today as he led his team into next Saturday's Hawke's Bay...

NBHS eye third taste of Moascar Cup glory in four years

Being a regular spectator at Napier Boys' High School 1st XV rugby games last season I was impressed with the progress being made by lock Gus Brown. So I was...