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6 May 2021 19:12
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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby

    A Trans-Tasman hat-trick of victories for New Zealand sporting franchises in Australia

    A Trans-Tasman hat-trick of victories for New Zealand sporting franchises in Australia


    The Wellington Phoenix have secured a 3-1 A-League football win over Perth, scoring all their goals in the second half.



    Breakers coach Dan Shamir's praising his side's defensive effort after their 83-78 Australian Basketball League victory, also over Perth.

    Captain Tom Abercrombie made a crucial steal late to help seal the win.



    The leadership of Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has shone in their 20-14 NRL win over the Dragons.

    In his 100th game for the club, he shrugged off three defenders to score the match-winner.



    Red Bull's Max Verstappen has won an accident-strewn Emilia Romagna Formula One Grand Prix at Imola .



    Supercars driver Shane Van Gisbergen's finally been knocked off the podium, finishing sixth in race eight of the Tasmania Supersprint.

    Earlier he claimed a second behind teammate Jamie Whincup.



    Miami will host an F1 race from next year as part of a 10-year-deal.

    The city will be the 11th location the sport's has raced in the United States since the world championship started in 1950.



    The Southern Steel have defeated the Mainland Tactix 54-36 to open their ANZ Premiership netball campaign.



    Golfer Lydia Ko admits she's endured a tough few years, but never fell out of love with the game.

    Her 16th LPGA win in Hawaii broke a 1084-day title drought.



    In English Premier League football action...

    Arsenal and Fulham have drawn 1-all and Manchester United have beaten Burnley 3-1.



    Stefanos Tsitsipas has won the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters without dropping a set, beating Andrey Rublev in the final for his first title this year and sixth overall.



    Former cricket and rugby broadcaster Iain Gallaway has died aged 98, having once been known as The Voice Of Carisbrook.

    Gallaway was a lawyer by profession, but his mellifluous tones spanned the airwaves from 1953 until 1992.

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     05 May: Counties-Manukau have picked up All Blacks and Blues number eight Hoskins Sotutu for this year's National Provincial Rugby Championship
     05 May: Former All Blacks loose forward Jerome Kaino is in the running for European rugby player of the year
     04 May: Black Sox coach Mark Sorenson is adamant there are still spots up for grabs despite naming a 31-man squad to prepare for the 2022 softball World Cup in Auckland
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