Father Ilalia Fulu meets with the Manu Samoa rugby team as they attend church on the island of 'Upolu, Samoa. Photo / Dean Purcell, New Zealand Herald

Spiritual boost for Manu Samoa

Manu Samoa have prepared for their battle against the All Blacks with hymns and prayers at a service at Our Lady of The…

Michael Jordan announces his retirement at a press conference in 1993. Photo / Getty

Sport's surprising retirements

In the wake of Ryan Harris' sudden retirement from cricket, the Herald chronicles the most surprising sporting retirements…

Nasi Manu of the Highlanders holds the trophy up for fans following the Super Rugby Final match between the Hurricanes and the Highlanders. Photo / Getty Images

Fans on their 'best behaviour'

Wellington based police said overall, the crowds who flocked to the cake tin in the capital last night, were well behaved…

Ben Smith celebrates on fulltime after the Highlanders claimed their first Super Rugby title. Photo /Getty

Highlanders win epic final

The Highlanders have won their first ever Super Rugby title after beating the Hurricanes in an epic encounter in Wellington…