Archive for December 23rd, 2011

All Blacks: Fox answers country’s call

Friday, December 23rd, 2011 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

When Steve Hansen picked up the phone to sound out the man he wanted as an external selector, the immediate reaction he got was probably not what he expected."My first ... Read more..

All Blacks: Hansen’s men ready for fresh challenges

Friday, December 23rd, 2011 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

The seeds of the Ian Foster-Steve Hansen partnership were sown more than a year ago when the Chiefs supremo was considering offers to take his mentoring skills offshore.While the "Aussie ... Read more..

Motorsport: Highlighters and headliners

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There were plenty of great moments in the past 12 months - and 2012 may bring even more Predictions for 2012Christmas is upon us, and although there is probably some ... Read more..

Q&A: Ashburton’s contender takes aim at the legends

Friday, December 23rd, 2011 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

England has the darts legend Phil "The Power" Taylor. New Zealand has Warren "Frog" French.They may be worlds apart in darts but that doesn't mean French, a 48-year-old Ashburton builder, ... Read more..

Bowls: Changing times take toll on year’s big event

Friday, December 23rd, 2011 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

For the national lawn bowls championships, beginning in Auckland next Wednesday, it's not a question of who of the country's elite bowlers are attending but rather who isn't.New Zealand's two ... Read more..