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'Do NZ cricket players want to put money first, at all costs?'

Former New Zealand cricket captain and coach Glenn Turner today questioned Auckland Blues rugby chair and New Zealand cricket board member Don Mackinnon’s appeal for borders to be opened for international sports teams during the covid pandemic.

'Manufactured rule dishonoured the Cricket World Cup final'

Last year’s electrifying Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand was destroyed by a manufactured rule which extinguished and dishonoured the whole event, former New Zealand cricket captain and coach Glenn Turner says.

Eels loan players back in line-up - Vodafone Warriors

Parramatta loan players Daniel Alvaro and George Jennings return after a one-game absence for the Vodafone Warriors’ 18th-round NRL match against the Cronulla Sutherland Sharks at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium in Sydney on Sunday (6.30pm kick-off local time; 8.30pm NZT).

Cups weights released

The weights for the A$5.15 million Gr.1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) and A$8 million Gr.1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) have been released by Racing Victoria, with the Kiwi contingent featuring prominently.

Broodmare paddock beckons Aretha

Group Two winning mare Aretha has been retired after trailing the field home in the Gr.2 Foxbridge Plate (1200m) last Saturday, with a stallion yet to be selected for the daughter of Charm Spirit.

Dragon Leap bounces through fresh-up assignment

Lance O’Sullivan, who trains in partnership with Andrew Scott, was pleased with the fresh-up run of quality four-year-old Dragon Leap, who finished 8th in the Gr.2 Tramway Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

La Vernazza out for spring - NZ Racing Desk

Promising filly La Vernazza will head to the spelling paddock after pulling up injured last week.

The Brendan and Jo Lindsay-owned filly had joined trainer Jamie Richards’ Sydney team ahead of the spring, however, she will now be put on ice until next year.

Macnab in winning groove - NZ Racing Desk

Almost two years after suffering serious head injuries in a race fall, apprentice jockey Sarah Macnab has made a fine start to the 2020-21 season.

Braydon Ennor update

Braydon Ennor update

Scans have confirmed that All Blacks midfielder Braydon Ennor ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during the Steinlager North v South match on the weekend.

Extreme off-road series will be a stern test

The New Zealand Extreme Off-Road Championship series kicks into life this coming weekend and it's perhaps the perfect challenge for those who like a little extra fizz or spark in their lives.