A record-breaking first wicket partnership has seen Wellington to a dominant position against Auckland.
The Broncos utility has won the race for the No. 6 jersey as NZ kick off their World Cup campaign against Samoa.
The 28-Test international will likely captain the Barbarians in their November match.
The flying Kiwi will get a second shot at Formula One with the Toro Rossa team.
The All Blacks winger has been nominated as breakthrough player of the year.
Six teenagers have been named to compete in a nine-man squad for Pyeongchang next year.
The Kiwi UFC lightweight is coming off a career defining win against Brit veteran Ross Pearson.
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Samoa have avoided the headlines ahead of the Rugby League World Cup.
The Kiwis last played in New Zealand in 2014.
The new Warriors recruit never contemplated captaining his country.
The Kiwis winger said Jason Taumalolo's defection to Tonga hasn't been an issue for the world cup squad.
The centre is one of five uncapped players named in the Kiwis squad.
The former Kiwis captain made his debut for the side in 2006.
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The decision to host the match in Wellington should be questioned, says Andrew Gourdie.
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A late shot by Andrew Wiggins gave the Timberwolves victory.
"I pinched myself all the way through," his dad claims.