Super Rugby nearly upon us

By Jake Beleski [email protected] Can the Hurricanes go back-to-back? With Super Rugby less than three weeks away, we’ve reached the time of year where everybody becomes a rugby expert, fantasising about their team lifting the trophy in August. With that in... read more

Likeability a mystery

By Seamus Boyer [email protected] Tennis often comes down to a matter of angles, with the winner best exploiting them to pick up the points. Of course, power and fitness are also important, but at the top level there’s little difference in service speeds and the... read more

Eat, drink, and be dead

By Don Farmer [email protected] Just when you think you have heard it all another story pops up to boggle your mind. And so it was on Saturday when news emerged of a 25-year-old man weighing 431kg claiming to be his country’s strongest man. Pakistani Arbab Khizer... read more

Cubs to take All Blacks’ accolade

By Jake Beleski [email protected] The All Blacks will not be defending the team of the year award they won at last year’s Laureus Sports Awards, and rightly so. They failed to secure a nomination in the team category this time around, and a quick glance at... read more

Pool deal must be good

By Seamus Boyer [email protected] Masterton pool and gym users should expect a fantastic deal from whoever ends up running the Genesis Recreation Centre. Particularly given the level of service provided by the current operators, who have not even made a Masterton... read more
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