Halfback Aaron Smith is set for his 82nd test against Ireland; an outing which will see him overtake Justin Marshall as New Zealand's most capped No 9.
New Zealand has won the rights to host the 2021 women's Rugby World Cup - the first to be staged in the Southern Hemisphere - beating Australia's bid.
Australian former Davis Cup star Sam Groth has applauded Nick Kyrgios for seeking professional help to tackle his mental demons.
A referee has been handed a three-week ban by the English FA for asking two captains to play rock, paper, scissors to decide the kick-off.
You might forgive Southern United if it got stage fright on Sunday, although that should not be an issue for its opponent.
The White Ferns' hopes of making the semifinals at the ICC Women's World T20 took a dive yesterday when they were beaten by 33 runs by Australia in Providence, Guyana.
The Fairfield pair of John Latimer and Roger Barron emerged victorious from a pressure-cooker final of the Dunedin Centre open men's pairs at Outram on Tuesday night.
Dunedin native Dick Bennetts has been recognised with an award from European motorsport industry publication and expo Professional Motorsport World.
Two Queenstown golfers will line up in the Australian Open today, hoping to repeat what happened 12 months ago.
As expected, the All Blacks will not play a test in the South Island next year as the international schedule is impacted by the World Cup.
Otago racing identities Barrie Barber and Dave Hay were recognised for their mammoth contributions to the thoroughbred code at Riccarton yesterday.
Silver division competitors at the Queens Park golf course for the qualifying rounds of the Stead Cup golf tournament in Invercargill yesterday.
There's clearly a bit of ill-feeling in Ireland about the way things played out the last time the All Blacks were in Dublin.