Covid 19 coronavirus: All Blacks coach Ian Foster to take pay cut as New Zealand Rugby look to cut costs
All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has confirmed he will be taking a pay cut, and that players will follow suit, as New Zealand Rugby looks to limit its costs.In an attempt to counter the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 Mar 2020 | 8:02 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Wellington Phoenix coach tests positive for coronavirus
A member of the Wellington Phoenix coaching staff has tested positive for coronavirus.The Phoenix this afternoon confirmed earlier media reports - announcing that "a member of the club's football operations staff has tested positive...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 Mar 2020 | 7:40 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: All Blacks head coach Ian Foster admits July tests unlikely to go ahead
Head coach Ian Foster has admitted that it is unlikely that the All Blacks' scheduled tests will go ahead in July.The All Blacks are set to kick off their 2020 season with home tests against Wales and Scotland in July, but with...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 Mar 2020 | 6:36 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Former All Blacks captain Kieran Read 'not really keen' to return to Japan; admits playing days could be over
Former All Blacks captain Kieran Read has admitted he's unlikely to return to Japan this season despite the Top League rugby competition working to return in the coming months. The 128-cap All Black, who signed with Toyota Verblitz...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 Mar 2020 | 5:54 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Sonny Bill Williams open to taking pay cut
Sonny Bill Williams has expressed his willingness to take a pay cut from his multi-million dollar contract with the Toronto Wolfpack to help the club deal with the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Williams became league's...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 Mar 2020 | 5:33 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Rugby league - Warriors CEO Cameron George bullish about future of NRL club
Sign up to our daily Covid-19 newsletter for essential advice and a full summary of the day's news and developments. Register or sign in here and select Top News Stories Warriors CEO Cameron George is confident about the club's...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 Mar 2020 | 5:13 pm

Rugby: Michael Cheika admits regrets, reflects on time as Wallabies coach
Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has blamed a lack of preparation at Super Rugby level and the loss of the Western Force for Australia's inconsistent form in test matches under his leadership.In a wide-ranging interview with...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 Mar 2020 | 4:48 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Chiefs assistant coach Tabai Matson offers services as security for local supermarket
Chiefs assistant coach Tabai Matson has found a way to help those working during the nationwide alert level four coronavirus lockdown. The Super Rugby season is on hold so Matson, Sunwolves flanker Mitchell Jacobson and other members...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 Mar 2020 | 4:06 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Kane Williamson's dog pulls off classy slip catch during self-isolation
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson is one of the world's greatest batsman, but his dog is evidently a decent cricketer as well.Stuck at home self-isolating, Williamson has utilised the rare break from cricket commitments to unwind...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 Mar 2020 | 3:25 pm

Covid 19 Coronavirus: Former Black Cap Iain O'Brien launches fundraising appeal in bid to be reunited with family
Former Black Caps bowler Iain O'Brien has been left "blown away" after his fundraising plea to get home to his wife and daughters was rapidly supported by donations.O'Brien, who lives in England, was back in New Zealand visiting...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 26 Mar 2020 | 6:48 pm

Racing: Kiwi superstars have a shot at at glory in Sydney
Two of New Zealand racing's superstars have a rare shot at Kiwi sporting glory in Sydney today but under vastly different circumstances.Champion jockey James McDonald and trainer Jamie Richards, recently rated in the top 10 in the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 26 Mar 2020 | 5:21 pm

Covid 19 Coronavirus: Game Zero - Spread of coronavirus linked to Champions League game in Italy
It was the biggest football game in Italian side Atalanta's history and a third of Bergamo's population made the short trip to Milan's famed San Siro Stadium.Nearly 2500 fans of visiting Spanish club Valencia also travelled to that...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 26 Mar 2020 | 4:53 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: NRL players facing mammoth pay cut after season suspended
NRL players will reportedly be asked to cop a mammoth 87 per cent pay cut while the competition is in lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak.ARLC Chairman Peter V'landys said the 2020 premiership's postponement is "probably the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 26 Mar 2020 | 3:37 pm

Netball: Covid 19 Coronavirus - ANZ Premiership suspended, Beko Netball League cancelled
New Zealand's ANZ Premiership, along with community netball, have been suspended for the foreseeable future whilst the Beko Netball League has been cancelled for 2020.Netball New Zealand has aligned with the latest announcement...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 26 Mar 2020 | 2:42 pm

Covid 19 coronavirus: Eddie Jones agrees massive pay cut
Eddie Jones is the first test rugby boss to agree a pay cut.England's RFU announced yesterday it expects to lose up to (NZD) $100 million in revenue over the next 18 months due to the coronavirus pandemic. The executive team will,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 26 Mar 2020 | 1:47 pm

Covid-19 coronavirus: IndyCar goes virtual racing as it waits to get back on track
IndyCar isn't sure when it can get its cars on track to officially start the season. For now, the series will follow the lead of other racing leagues and go virtual.IndyCar's first iRacing event will be Saturday with a 25-car field....

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 26 Mar 2020 | 1:48 am

Covid 19 Coronavirus: Hockey star Gemma McCaw's lockdown trick shot challenge to Kiwis
For many of us lockdown will be a testing time. But Gemma McCaw has challenged the rest of the country after videoing herself performing a self-isolation trick-shot challenge.Wanting to beat the lockdown blues, McCaw, better known...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 26 Mar 2020 | 1:28 am

Covid 19 coronavirus: Warriors players donate money to help staff at struggling NRL club
The Warriors players have dug into their own pockets to help out the embattled club, as the NRL franchise braces for an uncertain future in the wake of the season suspension.In what CEO Cameron George described as a "wonderful gesture",...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 26 Mar 2020 | 12:48 am

Covid-19 coronavirus: Beauden Barrett gets rugby training in during first day of New Zealand lockdown
All Blacks star Beauden Barrett has found a way to work on his skills during New Zealand's first day of lockdown.Barrett has been pictured practising his kicking in isolation at the Shore Road fields in Remuera, though curiously...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 25 Mar 2020 | 10:13 pm

Herald Sport Vault: 1966 - When Arnold Palmer came to New Zealand
This article was published in the Herald on October 18 1966, when golfing great Arnold Palmer visited New Zealand ahead of a series of matches against Bob Charles. Broad-shouldered and tanned the colour of a No. 1 wood, Arnold...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 25 Mar 2020 | 9:03 pm