Today is Friday the 13th - Black Friday. In sport, the
number 13 is avoided by some and embraced by others. Sports
reporter Steve Hepburn looks at the number and its connection
Southern age-group teams will head to Wellington this weekend
to test themselves against the best in the country.
The Chiefs have announced a private partnership and the
Highlanders are set to go on the block next year.
It has come full circle for former Highlanders coach Tony
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is frustrated about not
having a win as skipper yet but has consoled himself that if
it had not rained on Saturday, he would have broken his duck.
Otago coach Vaughn Johnson believed his side claimed a minor
victory after its Plunket Shield game ended in a draw in
Whangarei on Saturday.
Brother of Benson, nephew of Joe - Winston Stanley has the
family pedigree to make an impact for the Highlanders next
One man dominated yesterday's play at the University Oval and
made sure any talk of the test not going to a fifth day was
Highlanders fullback Ben Smith missed out on the big prize in
the inaugural International Rugby Players' Association awards
but has still been picked in the World XV.
New Zealand great Glenn Turner is not surprised about
accusations of corruption in cricket involving three former
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