Will Toogood is Online Sport Editor for the New Zealand Herald.
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Vancouver Sevens: All Blacks go down in final after Ferns title
A Kiwi clean-sweep wasn't to be in Vancouver.
Young star Kobori gunning for tour spot at NZ Open
"Right now, I’m trying to get to that No 1 spot," the 22-year-old says.
Warriors' injury blow opens possibility of RTS fullback return
'I’m hoping we don’t have to because that means everyone’s fit.'
HPSNZ to appeal decision ruling they must bargain with athletes
The government agency believes the ruling was 'wrong in law'.
Super Rugby Pacific: Reasons to worry, be optimistic and what to look out for if you’re a Hurricanes fan
Do Hurricanes fans have a reason to fret?
'How did I get here?': The fortnight that changed Ethan Roots' life
'F****** hell, that's really happened, the last two weeks actually happened.'
Best of the Blues: Selecting the best Super Rugby XV of all time
Selecting the best from the Blues.
61st Halberg Awards: Dame Lisa Carrington takes out Supreme, Warriors scoop moment
All the action from Wednesday's awards at Spark Arena in Auckland.
When Kane Williamson made a century batting at No 8: Tales from his first coach
'That’s just the mark of the boy back then at the age of 12 - and nothing’s changed.'
The life cycle of a rugby jersey: How forgotten treasures travel the world and back
If these jerseys could talk.
Decision reviewed: ICC corrects NZ cricket icons' Hall of Fame listings
The DRS has done its job at ICC HQ.
How Ryan Fox plans to take on ‘loudest hole in golf’
The 16th at TPC Scottsdale presents a unique challenge.
ICC commits ultimate sin in Hall of Fame blunder of NZ icons
The ICC has made some glaring errors in its Hall of Fame list.
'We're never going to be congratulated': O'Keeffe on referee criticism
"If that’s our expectation as a referee I think we’re in the wrong business.”
'Let them come': Warriors coach expects rivals to give them their best
Andrew Webster expects the team's NRL rivals to throw everything they've got at them.
NRL boss takes jab at Bennett's Kiwis interest, NZRL respond
'Umm 30-0 alg?' The NZRL were quick to fire a response on social media.
The surprising number of All-Star votes for Steven Adams
Steven Adams must be a really good teammate.
Why Black Caps have no option but to thrash Proteas
OPINION: Anything less than a 2-0 sweep should sound alarm bells at NZC HQ.
Keep calm, Piri's bomb: All Black reveals secret of perfect manu
The Rugby World Cup hero is trying his hand at another Kiwi pastime.
Schmidt v Razor: Do the Wallabies have a better coach?
The tale of the tape between two coaching heavyweights.
The ridiculous amount Jordan Henderson was 'paid' per Saudi appearance
Even for Saudi Arabia, the figure is astounding.
Dalton Papalii 'caretaker' captain: Why Tuipulotu replaces him
The Blues are all behind the decision to reinstate their former captain.
What's with the crazy growth of padel and pikleball? A beginners guide
The sports are similar yet so different as Will Toogood discovers.
Fuzzy logic: Why do tennis players check the ball before serving?
A top tennis coach answers a casual fan's question.
Five marquee signings Auckland A-League club could make
A billionaire owner and a dream.
Will Toogood: When will we stop lying to ourselves about football?
OPINION: If the Super League does eventuate, at least we will have one truth.
Auckland A-League owner one step away from another club
Foley is building a sporting empire.
'What's the difference between 99 and 100?': Why Munro doesn't play for stats
The former Black Cap has a pragmatic view of individual milestones.
'Future-proof': $1.1m makeover for NZ's most popular public golf course
A preferred option has now been approved by the local board for three new greens.
'Have to take these risks': Promoter 'nervous' for Kiwis ahead of title fights
If three Kiwi fighters want to make history, they have to take some risks.