Archive for August 6th, 2010

Rugby: Taranaki live up to pre-season hype

Friday, August 6th, 2010 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

Taranaki showed what the pre-season talk was all about by whipping Tasman 33-11 in a ITM Cup rugby match in New Plymouth tonight.Following a disappointing opening loss at home to ... Read more..

Rugby: Bay of Plenty upset Hawke’s Bay

Friday, August 6th, 2010 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

Bay of Plenty made a mockery of pre-match predictions when they trounced last year's semifinalsts Hawke's Bay 30-11 in the ITM Cup second round match at Napier.Bay of Plenty showed ... Read more..

Rugby: Elsom warns ABs will be forcibly removed

Friday, August 6th, 2010 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

Wallabies captain Rocky Elsom has jumped aboard the Bob Dwyer bandwagon, suggesting the All Blacks illegally fling their bodies into rucks in a way to create maximum frustration.Elsom wasn't as ... Read more..

Rugby: Umaga out of Wellington clash

Friday, August 6th, 2010 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

There'll be no homecoming for former All Black captain Tana Umaga this weekend.One of Wellington's favourite sons has been left out of the Counties Manukau side for Sunday's ITM Cup ... Read more..

Athletics: Vili unable to master rival

Friday, August 6th, 2010 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

Champion Kiwi shot putter Valerie Vili may have changed coaches, but she hasn't managed to dominate the sport this year as she has in the past.Belarussian Nadezdha Ostapchuk underlined her ... Read more..