Today on NZ Herald Focus - the Blues ended their Super Rugby season by all but ending the Waratahs' finals hopes with a 34-28 win at Eden Park.

Warriors captain Ryan Hoffman has slammed some of his peers as rugby league continues to be embroiled in off-field indiscretions.

And, Valerie Adams has thrown over 20 metres for the first time since 2014 in winning the Diamond League shot put in Monaco.