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Whitelock and McCaw back in Black Sticks

Whitelock and McCaw back in Black Sticks

Hockey stalwarts Kayla Whitelock and Gemma McCaw have emerged from retirement to be named in the Black Sticks squad for next year‘s Tokyo Olympics. Kayla Whitelock Photo: Photosport Whitelock and McCaw both last played in 2016 and have since started families. New coach Graham Shaw has named the pair along with fellow returning players Julia King and Rachel McCann in […]

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Toronto eye more big names after SBW

Toronto eye more big names after SBW

Not content with Sonny Bill Williams, Toronto Wolfpack are set to lure more cross code stars to the newly promoted UK Super League outfit with NFL hopeful Valentine Holmes also reportedly in their sights. Sonny Bill Williams Photo: Photosport England rugby internationals Manu Tuilagi and Ben Te‘o are believed to be next on the Wolfpack‘s bold hit-list following reports they […]

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Football Ferns ready to re-set for Olympics

Football Ferns ready to re-set for Olympics

The Football Ferns are ready to put a disappointing World Cup behind them and re-set for next year‘s Tokyo Olympics, coach Tom Sermanni says. Football Ferns coach Tom Sermanni Photo: Panoramic The team are in China for a four-nation tournament which also includes Brazil and Canada. They meet the hosts tonight in their first match since the World Cup in […]

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Wallabies to get All Blacks leftovers

Wallabies to get All Blacks leftovers

A high-octane battle to be next All Blacks coach is under way and Australian rugby could be waiting to scoop up their pick of the leftovers, in a repeat of the Robbie Deans coup 12 years ago. Robbie Deans Photo: PHOTOSPORT The trans-Tasman rivals are chasing successors to Michael Cheika and Steve Hansen after both fell short of their targets […]

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Coach‘s simple message motivates Johnson

Coach‘s simple message motivates Johnson

Recalled Kiwis halfback Shaun Johnson says he‘s not chasing redemption in this weekend‘s second rugby league Test against Great Britain in Christchurch. Shaun Johnson Photo: Photosport Johnson was dropped after New Zealand‘s 26-4 loss to Australia last month, and replaced by Kieran Foran in his first appearance for the Kiwis since May 2017. However, Foran dislocated his shoulder six minutes […]

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