James Bell is Scotland's newest rookie to be named in the squad for the Rugby League World Cup. But the New Zealand Māori Rugby League may not be the only New Zealand Māori player to get field time at the World Cup this year.
Newcastle Knights' Kalyn Ponga will sit out of this weekend's NZ Māori vs NZ Residents match to recover an injury, despite his recent naming in the NZ Māori team. Coach Ricky Henry says he's still looking forward to a fresh lineup of young talent that will take to the field this weekend.
Three-time women's rugby league world cup champion Laura Mariu is setting the bar high for herself in the Kiwi Ferns trials since her knee injury earlier this year.
New Zealand's future Paralympic talent came from all across the country to Kings College on the weekend to take part in the Halberg Junior Paralympic Games in Auckland.
As the National Secondary Schools Basketball tournament in Palmerston North draws to a close, there have been many highs and lows experienced by teams.
Tara Cameron is gunning for gold at this year's NZIFBB event in Waikato this weekend. Although she's looking to better her silver medal placing, Tara says she's not doing it for herself.
Manukura School are one step away from claiming a maiden title at the National Secondary Schools Basketball tournament in Palmerston North.
New Zealand swimming representative Callum Prime heads into the National Short Course Champs in Auckland full of confidence, after a successful swim at the Australian State Champs.
At only 14 years old, Taiko Torepe-Ormsby has been touted as a future star by the Swimming Community.
The NZ SKYCITY Breakers are bracing themselves for the beginning of the trans-Tasman NBL season as they prepare to face Cairns Taipan in Round One this weekend. After a productive pre-season, Coach Paul Henare says the team is feeling confident heading into the new season.