Loose-head prop, Daniel Lienert-Brown from Canterbury, will travel to France tonight as injury replacement for Alexander Hodgman (Canterbury). Hodgman suffered a tournament ending shoulder injury in the New Zealand team's 14-10 win over Australia on Monday morning.
Cronulla halfback Chad Townsend will join the Vodafone Warriors on a two-year contract for the 2014 and 2015 NRL seasons.
Townsend (22), who captained the Junior Kangaroos in 2011, had a glittering NYC career with the Sharks making his NRL debut two years ago.
Auckland Rugby is delighted to confirm an Auckland Sevens team will take part in the inaugural World Club 7s held at Twickenham in August.
An invitation was received last month for Auckland Rugby to field a sevens side in this tournament, featuring clubs from several nations.
For more than two years Amber-Lee Lawrie has been waiting patiently for a chance to get back into team sport, ever since the 14-year-old was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma (a tumour on her spine that has caused paralysis below the waist).
New Zealand swimmers earned three medals on the opening night of finals in the Mare Nostrum series in Barcelona today.
Auckland has been confirmed as the halfway stopover port for the Global Ocean Race circumnavigation which starts at Southampton, UK, on Sunday 21 September 2014.
Just one little mistake or a flash of brilliance could decide where the main trophy ends up in this season’s Dirt Guide Cross-country Series.
After three days at the 2013Sail for Gold Regatta, the third of five EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup Regattas, 22 year old Sam Meech leads the 33 strong Laser fleet.
Football Ferns coach Tony Readings has announced his squad and a new captain for the key fixtures against trans-Tasman rivals Australia and world number three Japan.
Matthew Elliott brings up his 250-game milestone as an NRL coach when the Vodafone Warriors face the Sydney Roosters in Sunday’s 14th-round encounter at Allianz Stadium (6.30pm kick-off local time; 8.30pm NZT).
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