He's broken out of the country's toughest prisons, escaped
from a court house, spent years on the run and rammed police
cars in his ceaseless conflict with authority, but the man
known as Houdini will have a tough time getting out of this
Jesse Ryder's rampant summer continued for Wellington today
as he finished with 162 in the Firebirds' first innings
against Central Districts on day two of their Plunket Shield
outing at Karori Park in the capital.
The New Zealand Education Institution has delivered a
petition signed by more than 11,000 Canterbury teachers
calling for the Government's plans for the future of
education in Christchurch to be stopped.
Olivier Rochus has been handed a wildcard to next month's
Heineken Open but there's a distinct possibility that, for
the first time in the tournament's nearly 60-year history, no
Kiwis will feature in the main draw.