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All Blacks To Raise The Curtain For Black Ferns

All Blacks To Raise The Curtain For Black Ferns

12 August 2009 - When the All Blacks play their match against England in November they will be raising the curtain for the World Cup champion Black Ferns to take on the England women's rugby team.

Handful Of All Blacks Released For Cup Action

Handful Of All Blacks Released For Cup Action

Wellington, Aug 12 NZPA - More than half of the All Blacks' Tri-Nations rugby squad have been cleared to play for their Air NZ Cup teams this weekend.

Seventeen players can represent their province or, in some cases, a lower team.

Bryn Evans To Undergo Surgery

Bryn Evans To Undergo Surgery

All Blacks and Hawke's Bay lock Bryn Evans is to undergo surgery on his back and is out of rugby for the foreseeable future.

Evans To Undergo Surgery

Evans To Undergo Surgery

Wellington, Aug 12 NZPA - Lock Bryn Evans is the latest All Black to have his Tri-Nations campaign ended by injury.

Determined O'Brien Bounces Back

Determined O'Brien Bounces Back

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Colombo, Aug 12 NZPA - India's stylists and an amateur slogger from Scotland via Zimbabwe conspired to bring Iain O'Brien's fleeting career as an international limited overs cricketer to a halt.

Openers On Notice To Find Form

Openers On Notice To Find Form

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Colombo, Aug 11 NZPA - New Zealand's final tune-up before a two-test cricket series against Sri Lanka plays out to a familiar theme, with the batsmen again under pressure to construct a solid platform.

Otago Team Named To Play North Harbour

Otago Team Named To Play North Harbour

Wellington, Aug 11 NZPA - Otago named today for an Air NZ Cup rugby match against North Harbour at Carisbrook in Dunedin on Thursday night:-

Kerikeri Set To Make History

Kerikeri Set To Make History

11 August 2009 - Kerikeri is set to make provincial rugby history this weekend when it hosts a unique match in Week 3 of the Air New Zealand Cup competition.

Tuimavave And Ta'ai Named In Starting Line-Up To Face Eels

Tuimavave And Ta'ai Named In Starting Line-Up To Face Eels

11 August 2009 - Forwards Evarn Tuimavave and Ukuma Ta'ai have been called into the starting line-up for the Vodafone Warriors' 23rd-round NRL clash against the Eels at Parramatta Stadium on Saturday night.

Dowd Makes Multiple Changes For North Harbour

Dowd Makes Multiple Changes For North Harbour

Wellington, Aug 11 NZPA - North Harbour rugby coach Craig Dowd has responded to his team's loss to Tasman by making seven changes for the Air NZ Cup match against Otago on Thursday night.