Even Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy refers to them as The Big
Three and the returns of Cameron Smith, Cooper Cronk and
Billy Slater have made a tough task at Mt Smart Stadium even
more difficult for the Warriors on Sunday.
Hone Harawira says police actions were "precipitous,
confrontational and unnecessary" the night he was arrested
for blocking a truck that was trying to get past protesters
at an Auckland housing protest last year.
The Chiefs have rung the changes to their matchday squad to
play the Crusaders in Saturday's semifinal, including
selecting a new midfield combination, as they search for a
way to overturn the recent heavy loss in Christchurch.
New Zealand's world championship 800m runner Angie Smit is
hoping "a dream" opportunity to make her Diamond League debut
in London on Saturday morning will give her the chance to
smash the two-minute barrier for the first time in her