2021 NZ Supercars Race Not Yet A Done Deal

Though the New Zealand round of the 2021 Supercars series has been confirmed as taking place on November 6-7 by Supercars, the actual financial backers of the NZ round, Auckland Unlimited, have not yet been willing to confirm that the event is in fact officially locked in. Next year’s Supercars ….

Brent Naden Provisionally Suspended By NRL

The NRL has provisionally suspended Penrith winger Brent Naden from participating in any sport classified as WADA-compliant. Naden reportedly failed an anti-doping test conducted after the club’s devastating final loss to the Storm. According to a statement issued by the league, the star winger tested positive for metabolites of cocaine. ….

Eddie Jones Mum On England’s Attack Strategy

England rugby coach Eddie Jones says he has no intention of revealing his side’s plan of attack for the next Rugby World Cup anytime soon. They’ll be keeping their cards close to their chest, Jones said on Friday. Jones also appeared completely unphased over his team’s so-called “lack of ambition” ….

French Rugby Icon Christophe Dominici Dies

French rugby legend Christophe Dominici has died aged 48. French rugby club Francais Paris, his former home, confirmed his death on Wednesday. No further details were provided. Dominici dominated the French rugby scene at the turn of the century. Described by his former club as a genius of rugby and ….

Gallen Done Dreaming About Fighting Williams

Former Cronulla Sharks star Paul Gallen says he’s given up hoping for a Sonny Bill Williams clash in the ring. Gallen does however have a fight against former UFC star Mark Hunt to look forward to. And while Hunt may not have nearly the prominence or pulling power of Williams, ….

Wellington Phoenix Goalie Grounded In Adelaide

Wellington Phoenix goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic, one of the team’s top performers of last season, has been left grounded for fourteen more days in Adelaide, South Australia, by a new outbreak of infections at Peppers Waymouth Hotel. Marinovic was spending time in isolation at the facility at the time of the ….

Conway Surprised By Black Caps Selection

Devon Conway, the South African batsman and New Zealand domestic player named player of the year for the past two seasons in a row, says being selected to play for the Black Caps is never something to be taken for granted. Conway on Tuesday got named part of the Black ….

All Stars Racing To Disband Come December

Shocking news this week is that New Zealand’s most successful horse racing stable is about to be disbanded. All Stars Racing will officially cease all training and operations on December 31, 2020. According owners and champion harness racing trainers Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen, the call to disband follows their ….

Amelia Garvey To Join Lydia Ko At US Open

New Zealand will this year for the first time in 4 years have two golfers competing in the US Women’s Open. This after 20-year-old Christchurch golfer Amelia Garvey managed to claim a berth in next month’s major thanks to a special invite issued by tournament organisers to the top 20 ….

Cyclist Banned For 9 Months For Poland Crash

Dylan Groenewegen, the Dutch cyclist responsible for the Tour de Pologne horror crash that earlier this year left fellow countryman and contender Fabio Jakobsen fighting for his life and with severe injuries to his face and head, has been banned from racing for nine months. The four-time Tour de France ….