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October 12, 2014

Well, what a year 2014 has been for sport. And it’s only October, so there is plenty still to come!

October 5, 2014

Ahhh, the SBW debate. How this has lingered around the New Zealand sporting public for the last few years now. Ever since he made his New Zealand rugby debut for Canterbury back in 2010, there has been much to talk about.

September 28, 2014

A Jason Woodward suspension provided the perfect opportunity for Andrew Wells to stake a claim for the Ricoh Wellington Lions’ number-15 jersey in front of just over 3000 home fans at Westpac Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

September 21, 2014

The year was 2009; the event a Press Cup semifinal against Nelson. Christchurch Boys’ High School were expected to get a solid win here; as they are with most games they play. They are of course the most-successful school in South Island rugby history – perhaps even in New Zealand?

September 14, 2014

I’m sitting down to watch the US Open men’s semifinal. It’s my man Roger Federer up against someone who I believe to be Croatian with a last name that is somewhat difficult to pronounce: Marin Čilić.

September 7, 2014

Even as a die-hard Canterbury fan, I can certainly sympathise with all you other footy fans out there. So far in the ITM Cup (three rounds in at the time of writing), no one has even come within a whisker of Canterbury as they march towards their seventh-straight title.

August 18, 2014

When Rory McIlroy won his fourth major, his second-consecutive one, last Monday morning, the world stood up and appreciated this guy for the outstanding golfer he is.

August 10, 2014

After their first Super Rugby title ever, the Waratahs’ victory has caused many pundits to rethink the way we approach this year’s Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup tests. But let’s be honest: Super Rugby title or not, the All Blacks are still very much the team to beat.

August 3, 2014

While everyone was sitting down waiting to hear where LeBron was going to go, what Melo was going to do, there was one franchise that couldn’t care less.