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League: Matulino urges home pack to muscle up

League: Matulino urges home pack to muscle up

Forward utility Ben Matulino says the Warriors pack is looking for an improved performance in tomorrow's match against Manly, after they were outmuscled at different stages in last weekend's loss to the Brisbane Broncos.

Triathlon: NZ medal hopes lie with Sissons

Triathlon: NZ medal hopes lie with Sissons

New Zealand's hopes of taking home a triathlon medal from Glasgow now rest with Ryan Sissons.

Rugby: Defensive failures most concerning for Crusaders

Rugby: Defensive failures most concerning for Crusaders

As the Crusaders attempted to get to grips with their round-robin defeat to a 14-man Sharks in Christchurch in May, the most concerning aspect would have been their collective failure on defence.

Rugby: Former comrades on rival sides thanks to IRB loophole

Rugby: Former comrades on rival sides thanks to IRB loophole

A stack of former All Blacks will eye up their chances of another World Cup, and some may get the chance to play against their old mates because of a gap in the IRB rules when Samoa host their historic test next year in Apia.

League: Manly captain wants Matai to stay

League: Manly captain wants Matai to stay

Manly captain Jamie Lyon is hoping his centre partner Steve Matai stays at Brookvale Oval despite talk linking the Kiwi with a lucrative offer from the Warriors.

Boxing: Blood-free best for Kiwi boxer

Heard the one about the boxer who doesn't like blood on her?

Rugby: Colourful Flynn prepares for final hurrah

Rugby: Colourful Flynn prepares for final hurrah

Corey Flynn's journey to tonight's semifinal, his 150th match for the Crusaders and a clash against Bismarck du Plessis, considered the best hooker in the world, has been a long and often painful one.

Rugby: Anscombe's Wales move will have to wait a while

Rugby: Anscombe's Wales move will have to wait a while

Gareth Anscombe, the Chiefs' Super Rugby utility, is targeting his international rugby dreams with Wales, a chance he gets through the combined forces of his rugby talents and his mother's birthplace.

Nth Island 'holiday highway' to go ahead

A Board of Inquiry has granted consent for the Puhoi to Warkworth motorway north of Auckland, known as the "holiday highway".

Remains of man found after 20 years

A 20-year-old cold case may have been solved after forestry workers in the Brynderwyn Hills discovered the remains of a missing Northland man.

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