New Zealand All Blacks

Silver Ferns thrash Fiji to set up Jamaica rematch in Taini Jamison Trophy final

The Silver Ferns recorded a huge victory over Fiji on Friday in the Taini Jamison Trophy quad series, winning 88-26

New Zealand

Joseph Parker accuses Anthony Joshua of disrespecting media from New Zealand and Samoa

Joseph Parker has accused Anthony Joshua of a lack of respect over his refusal to speak to media from New Zealand and Samoa at a workout on Wednesday.<p>…


Confused, exhausted but McMahon nails it for Diamonds

THE gold medal match for netball at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester is remembered for being one of the greatest matches in the sport’s …

New Zealand

Silver Ferns thump Fiji, eye Jamaica rematch

Silver Ferns playmaker Maria Folau has learned a lot during her stint on the sidelines at the Taini Jamison Trophy four-nation netball series in …

New Zealand

Recap: Crusaders v Bulls - Super Rugby week six

The defending Super Rugby champions look to bounce back from back-to-back defeats against the struggling Bulls in Christchurch.

Super Rugby

Former wrestler Herbert Slade was first Kiwi world heavyweight boxing hopeful


Sport (New Zealand)

Ed Sheeran visits the Black Caps at Eden Park

Musician Ed Sheeran has paid a visit to the Black Caps at Eden Park on Friday evening.

Ed Sheeran

Live: Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Penrith Panthers - NRL week three

Dean Pays' Bulldogs side search for their first win of the NRL season as they host the unbeaten Penrith Panthers at Sydney's ANZ Stadium.

Canterbury Bulldogs

Live: Wests Tigers v Brisbane Broncos - NRL week three

Ivan Cleary's in-form Tigers look to continue their unbeaten start to NRL season against the Brisbane Broncos at Campbelltown Stadium.

Wests Tigers

Rugby: Tahiti booted from World Cup qualifiers over ineligible players

Rugby: Tahiti booted from World Cup qualifiers over ineligible players<p>WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The Cook Islands have advanced to the next stage of …

Rugby World Cup

Schmidt for All Blacks: Conrad Smith backs Ireland coach

WELLINGTON (AFP) -<p>Two-time World Cup winner Conrad Smith has backed Ireland's Joe Schmidt to replace Steve Hansen as All Blacks coach following his stunning success in the Six Nations.<p>Smith added his voice to a growing chorus of New Zealanders calling for fellow Kiwi Schmidt to be given a shot at …

Joe Schmidt

Highlanders halfback Aaron Smith credits conditioning for team's fast start

Highlanders halfback Aaron Smith, left, has learnt from past mistakes and won't make Saturday night about a one-on-one battle with TJ …

Sport (New Zealand)

Glorification and disrespect selling the Gallaher Cup

<i>Opinion -</i> Wrong word, wrong situation. The All Blacks launched their ad campaign to boost the June test series with France this week, labelling it …

New Zealand Rugby

Australia’s Super Rugby sides benefiting from not facing New Zealand early, according to Nick Phipps

TEST halfback Nick Phipps believes Australia’s Super Rugby sides have benefited from not playing a New Zealand side in the opening month of this …

Sport (Australia)

Money Ball: Have boots will travel - Super Rugby has prompted player wanderlust

Ben Smith is a Highlanders player through and through.<p>Nothing shows the spread of professionalism in rugby like the make-up of New Zealand's Super …

New Zealand

Four times Gold medalists NZ name Sevens team for #CommonwealthGames

WELLINGTON – New Zealand have named their sevens team for the Commonwealth Games taking place at the Gold Coast, Australia, from April 4-15. <br>The team …

Sport (South Africa)

'You set new targets and that is what I've done'

The Big Interview: Josh Murphy<p>There's been a buzz around Leinster's base in UCD this week and while Ireland's Grand Slam success has played a huge …

Six Nations Championship

Australian coaches the common thread in England's worst sporting week

<b>OPINION:</b> Could England's "worst sporting week" became "failure fortnight"?

Sport (New Zealand)

Agbeze: Roses want Commonwealth gold

Ama Agbeze believes the momentum England Roses picked up during their impressive Quad Series campaign in January has increased awareness of their …


Rejuvenated Issac Luke wants to be 80-minute man for Warriors

Issac Luke is determined to become a regular 80-minute man for the Warriors as the veteran hooker looks to continue his form revival.

New Zealand

It's here - the biggest sporting weekend of them all

For 11 months of the year the dedicated fan has any number of major and minor events to satisfy an obsession with the wonderful wide world of sport; …

New Zealand

Ex-Wigan player Dean Bell to lead search for New Zealand's next coach

Dean Bell<p>Former Wigan favourite Dean Bell will lead the search for the next New Zealand coach.<p>Bell, 55, who played 253 matches for Wigan during their …

New Zealand

Depleted Eastern Suburbs to give it their all in national football league semifinal

Eastern Suburbs coach Danny Hay believes all the pressure is on Auckland City in their semifinal.<p>This is where Danny Hay wanted to be at this stage …

New Zealand

American Samoan speechless at chance to meet Pope

A young man from American Samoa was chosen to greet Pope Francis when the pontiff arrived at a pre-synod youth gathering in Rome this week.

Pope Francis

Tait clinches $30m contract with London bus fleet

The manufacturing facilities of Tait Communications in Christchurch.<p>Christchurch-based Tait Communications has won a tender with Transport for London …

Business (New Zealand)

South Canterbury Rugby standing up against domestic violence

The South Canterbury Rugby Football Union has unveiled a community support project against domestic violence to be implemented in April.

Domestic Violence

New Zealand Father Points Out Even More Differences Between Australia and New Zealand

How to DAD creator Jordan Watson of Auckland, New Zealand released part two of his funny video series where he points out even more of the …

Offbeat News

RFU stands by Eddie Jones for England until World Cup – whatever happens

• It would take something ‘extraordinary’ for Jones to lose his job • ‘The first person that puts Eddie straight is Eddie,’ says Steve Brown<p>It seems Eddie Jones will lead England at the 2019 World Cup regardless of the results he achieves between now and then. The Rugby Football Union’s chief …

Sport (UK)

Rugby: Sir Michael Jones' touching tribute to Dylan Mika

Sir Michael Jones is among those mourning the sudden loss of Dylan Mika, a man he describes as a little brother, unsung hero and inspirational leader …

New Zealand Rugby

New Zealand Women’s Basketball Team Named

The New Zealand Olympic Committee along with Basketball New Zealand has named the women’s basketball team for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.<p>The …

New Zealand