Recommended NZ | Guide to Money | Gimme: Competitions - Giveaways

Sport

Henry Lays Down Challenge To Axed Tialata

Henry Lays Down Challenge To Axed Tialata

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Sydney, Aug 17 NZPA - All Blacks coach Graham Henry has challenged prop Neemia Tialata to recapture his form in the Air NZ Cup after he was axed for Saturday's rugby test against the Wallabies.

Carter Ready For Action Say All Blacks

Carter Ready For Action Say All Blacks

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Sydney, Aug 16 NZPA - A buoyant All Blacks captain Richie McCaw declared star first five-eighth Daniel Carter cherry ripe for a return to test rugby, but warned his teammates to get their own games in order too.

Galling Weather Change Puts Dampens Outlook

Galling Weather Change Puts Dampens Outlook

Galle, Aug 16 NZPA - A welcome change of scenery has not offered New Zealand's cricketers a sunnier outlook on Sri Lanka -- their journey from the heavily fortified capital Colombo to the tranquil coastal setting of Tuesday's first test has coincided with a tropical deluge.

All Blacks Make Presence Felt - Or Otherwise

All Blacks Make Presence Felt - Or Otherwise

Wellington, Aug 16 NZPA - All Blacks players, or their absence, hogged the limelight in an intriguing third round of Air NZ Cup rugby matches.

Tasman Too Strong For Counties-Manukau

Tasman Too Strong For Counties-Manukau

Wellington, Aug 16 NZPA - Tasman notched their second win of rugby's Air NZ Cup with a comprehensive 51-15 win over Counties Manukau at Trafalgar Park in Nelson today.

Wanted Patel Feels At Home On Subcontinent

Wanted Patel Feels At Home On Subcontinent

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Galle, Aug 16 NZPA - The perpetually enthusiastic Jeetan Patel has rarely approached a test cricket series where his sense of hope has been outweighed by a genuine expectation of meaningful involvement.

Tasman Beat Counties Manukau 51-15

Tasman Beat Counties Manukau 51-15

Wellington, Aug 16 NZPA - Result of an Air NZ Cup rugby match at Nelson today:

Tasman Lead Counties Manukau 30-3 At Halftime

Wellington, Aug 16 NZPA - Tasman lead Counties Manukau 30-3 at halftime in an Air NZ Cup rugby match in Nelson today.

NZPA WGT cw

All Eyes On Carter As All Blacks Head To Sydney

All Eyes On Carter As All Blacks Head To Sydney

Sydney, Aug 16 NZPA - He's well used to the spotlight, but All Blacks rugby pivot Daniel Carter well feel its intensity stronger than usual this week.

Carter Returns, Weepu Ruled Out For Bledisloe

Carter Returns, Weepu Ruled Out For Bledisloe

Sydney, Aug 16 NZPA - Daniel Carter has been recalled and Piri Weepu ruled out with injury as the All Blacks travel to Sydney today for next Saturday's Tri-Nations/Bledisloe Cup rugby test against Australia here.