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Wales wary of ?wounded? Wallabies, but ready to make history

Wales assistant coach Jonathan Thomas has described Australia as “a wounded animal” ahead of Sunday’s Rugby World Cup clash that could see the Wallabies make unwanted history.


Sean Fitzpatrick's verdict on All Blacks: 'We need our big boys'

Physicality will go a long way in deciding the Rugby World Cup, says a man who was part of the first team to ever win it.


Black Ferns train against Rotorua Boys’ High School First XV

Ferns "get to play against a lot more speed and a little bit more power".


Report: Another Australia player ruled out of the World Cup

Australia's 19-year-old fullback Max Jorgensen has been ruled out of the World Cup, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.


Warriors v Broncos kickoff time, how to watch in NZ, live streaming, teams, odds

The Warriors are in a preliminary final for the fifth time in the club’s history.


All Blacks prop de Groot learns his fate after red card against Namibia

The 25-year-old will miss the final two matches of the pool stage.


Why England's infamous celebrations might actually be holding them back

Whether the England team sat down one day and decided to overegg their celebratory pudding or whether it happened organically may never be known, but they surely never expected it would evoke such outcry far and wide.


Ireland's view of South Africa's so-called ?Bomb squad?

Victory over the Springboks could seal a World Cup quarter-final place for Ireland.


Disgraced Kiwi runner Zane Robertson arrested in Kenya over alleged sexual assault - report

Police are also reported to have found an unlicensed AK-47 rifle in the 33-year-old's home.


Freddie Mills, the British boxing icon who "murdered eight women"


Five reasons why the Springboks will beat Ireland

We’ve never been here before. Thanks to a quirk of the draw and recent inconsistencies from the New Zealand All Blacks, we’ve got the top two ranked teams in the world squaring off before the knockouts. Whatever your views are on the lopsided nature of this World Cup, this is something to celebrate.


Warriors touch down on enemy territory before NRL finals epic against Broncos

Shaun Johnson and the Warriors are men on a mission in Queensland.


Rugby World Cup 2023 results so far, schedule, fixtures and kickoff times in NZ

A full list of all the results and fixtures from Rugby World Cup 2023.


'Scratching our heads': Jones' excuses wearing thin for ex-Wallabies winger

Drew Mitchell did not hold back in his appraisal of Australia's loss to Fiji.


'Our strongest team': All Blacks give 'few bodies coming back' update

There is no mistaking the bye week for a rest week with the nature of the upcoming schedule keeping the New Zealand camp very much on their toes.


Who is next to commit through 2026 after Verstappen and Piastri?

Oscar Piastri became the second Formula 1 driver after Max Verstappen to commit to a team until after 2025, when the new engine regulations take effect. Given the new regulations coming into force in the 2026 F1 season, it is important for drivers to make the right choice when signing a new contract.


Return of the Ferns

Football, netball, cricket and rugby - it's all on for Kiwi women's sports teams across the globe this weekend. Merryn Anderson gives the lowdown on all the Ferns action. Did you think, with the wave of World Cups receding from our shores, women's sport was about to take a back seat? Think again. There are still plenty of opportunities to support our women’s sport teams, with the return of four of the Ferns teams in a bumper weekend of sport....


Nienaber reveals why he's gone for 7-1 split against Ireland

Springboks head coach Jacques Nienaber has revealed why he has once again gone for the risky 7-1 split, this time against Ireland in their crunch Pool B match in Stade de France on Saturday.


Lawson's non-selection 'makes mockery' of Red Bull driver programme, says veteran F1 expert

Despite his success, the Kiwi phenom is expected to miss out on a fulltime seat with AlphaTauri for 2024


France v Namibia score, Rugby World Cup 2023 - France break World Cup record against 14-man Namibia

France produced their biggest win at a World Cup running in 14 tries.


What happened to Emma Raducanu, winner of the 2018 US Open?


‘We are the power’: Hastings Boys’ rips riotous anthem for Warriors captain Tohu Harris

The school's rendition of the Warriors chant was directed at an old boy.


'It?s hot for us gingers' - An 8-0 split, cake and Darwin's theory of evolution

The Rugby World Cup is nothing if not a wild, raucous and surprising tournament on the field - and that absolutely applies to what some of the players and coaches let slip at press conferences off the pitch.


Why it's too late for the All Blacks to change their backline

All Blacks fans love to romanticise the upside of the many X-factor backs that call New Zealand home.


'We?ve seen it coming up against them in the URC': Ireland familiar with Boks

Jack Crowley believes Johnny Sexton’s remarkable longevity has blazed a trail for Ireland’s aspiring fly-halves rather than impeded their international opportunities.


Rugby World Cup: The five best matches this weekend and why you should be watching

Quarter-final spots, fiery coaches and former All Blacks make for top viewing this weekend


How David Seymour and Winston Peters hogged the mic in the minor party leaders debate

Winston Peters and David Seymour filled up significantly more air time than Marama Davidson and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer.


Tennis legend Rafael Nadal shares heartbreaking health update following injury battles

He's one of the greatest ever players. But the broken star has issued a sad update.


Ex-NFL player Sergio Brown missing after his mother is found dead


'Like a bad dream': Adesanya breaks silence on shock UFC title defeat in Sydney

'The Last Stylebender' is determined to bounce back and claim the middleweight belt for a third time after his upset loss to Sean Strickland.


How one Marquez’s MotoGP switch can inspire another

Marc Marquez’s links to Gresini Ducati for 2024 and what he decides to do next season is the biggest story gripping MotoGP right now. But one Marquez has already made the switch from Honda to Ducati and has found exactly what Marc needs to be competitive again


Warriors v Broncos: How Brisbane plan to shut down Shaun Johnson and the Warriors during preliminary final

Broncos coach Kevin Walters has revealed his strategy heading into the finals match.


Young impresses with half-century, rain washes out Blackcaps v Bangladesh opener

The opener made his fourth ODI fifty, but less than 34 overs were able to be bowled in Mirpur.


F1: Former McLaren race member Bob McMurray weighs in on Liam Lawson and Daniel Ricciardo future at AlphaTauri

Reports say Daniel Ricciardo is set to take back Liam Lawson's AlphaTauri seat.


Japanese GP: F1 technical images from the pitlane explained

Join us as we delve into the Formula 1 technical features on display in the pitlane as teams prepare for the Japanese Grand Prix, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.


'Do or die': All Blacks' World Cup hopes on the line against underdogs Italy

Losing to France has left next Friday's encounter as a must-win for Ian Foster's side.


Lawson in the dark over F1 place with AlphaTauri poised to confirm 2024 pairing

Newshub understands an announcement is imminent as to who will drive for Red Bull's sister team next year.


Phil Mickelson reveals he is in recovery following alleged $1bn gambling addiction


This Rare 1969 Yamaha TR2 Homologation Racer Is Looking For A New Home

It's located in San Diego, California and sold on a bill of sale only.


'Nothing's given': Smith senses Roigard pressure as race for All Blacks halfback spot heats up

The promising young rookie is starting to breath down the incumbent's neck.


Son Michael Schumacher: "particularly sad"


Lawson "wouldn't be happy to go back" to F1 2024 reserve role

AlphaTauri stand-in Liam Lawson has said he "wouldn't be happy to go back" to a Red Bull reserve role ahead of his last chance to claim a 2024 Formula 1 seat.


'Up the Wahs' makes it to Mexico: Kiwi Youtuber stumbles across taxi pimped with Warriors stickers

Watch the moment here.


Changing name to Aotearoa, transgender sport and speeding fines: Where Hipkins, Luxon stand on popular issues

The two leaders faced off in TVNZ's leaders' debate for the first time on Tuesday.


'He's not baiting, he's imitating': Davidson, Ngarewa-Packer team up in facing bickering Seymour, Peters

"It's like an arsonist showing up dressed as a fireman."


'Big boys having a crack': NRL's premier front-rowers to square off for Warriors v Broncos

Addin Fonua-Blake and Payne Haas have been the best front rowers in the NRL this season.


Banned New Zealand athlete Zane Robertson arrested

Disgraced former New Zealand athlete Zane Robertson has reportedly been arrested in Kenya after being found in possession of an unlicensed firearm.


LockerRoom: How to watch the Football Ferns, Silver Ferns and White Ferns this weekend

It's all on for Kiwi women's sports teams across the globe this weekend.


Warriors v Broncos: Large numbers of Kiwis make trip across the Tasman

The Warriors won’t lack for support on Saturday night.


Felipe Massa sues Formula 1, can Lewis Hamilton stay focused in Japan?