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Opinion - Now more than ever, New Zealanders should look to the Hurricanes and All Blacks halfback as inspiration for how they can contribute to society Hamish Bidwell writes.
There's no form XV or All Blacks bolter this week
Opinion - Many young athletes have promise, but few go on to deliver the way Ross Taylor has, writes Hamish Bidwell.
Opinion - The Blues get their first win of the season before the Chiefs and the Hurricanes edge past the Highlanders, Hamish Bidwell reviews Super Rugby week four.
Opinion - Australian rugby league clubs blaming group sex tapes on society are delusional, Hamish Bidwell writes.
Opinion - Kane Williamson's double century in the first Test against Bangladesh shows he cares more about statistics than he lets on, Hamish Bidwell writes.
The Crusaders keep winning, the Highlanders suffer their first loss and it keeps getting worse for the Chiefs and Blues, Hamish Bidwell looks back at Super Rugby week three.
North Harbour's decision to scrap junior rep rugby is only hurting the children, writes Hamish Bidwell.
The Brumbies upset the Chiefs, the Hurricanes struggle in Christchurch and the Highlanders continue to impress, Hamish Bidwell reviews Super Rugby week two.
Opinion - You might as well give the 2019 Super Rugby title to the Crusaders already, writes Hamish Bidwell.
Opinion - The Halberg Awards bring out the very best and worst in New Zealand sport, Hamish Bidwell writes.
A surprise win from the Highlanders and a few head scratching moments from the referees - RNZ reviews week one of the 2019 Super Rugby season.
Opinion - Julian Savea's stand-off with the owner of French club Toulon is just the latest example of the cut-throat nature of professional rugby in the Northern Hemisphere, writes Hamish Bidwell.
Opinion - Despite their constant public relation spin that they're inclusive, you have to wonder if New Zealand sporting organisations actually care about women, Hamish Bidwell writes.
As good as Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls and Tim Seifert are, Colin Munro is the man to open New Zealand's batting alongside Martin Guptill, writes Hamish Bidwell.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's comments about Michael Cheika earlier this week were nothing more than a joke, writes Hamish Bidwell.
Crusaders coach Scott Robertson will be the biggest threat to Ian Foster in the race for the All Blacks top job, writes Hamish Bidwell.
You just want Zac Guildford to be healthy and happy.
Black Caps batsman Ross Taylor is proving himself on and off the pitch, unlike his teammates, writes Hamish Bidwell.
You suspect Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav and company have been sleeping all right, Hamish Bidwell writes.
The list of people who are worth more than they're getting is a long one, writes Hamish Bidwell.
Opinion - Where there was disinterest and despair, along with a dwindling number of club faithful, there's now an almost unbridled optimism, writes Hamish Bidwell.
Opinion - The Black Caps' decisive 3-0 one-day international series win over Sri Lanka shows good players are going to find themselves left out of NZ's best XI, writes Hamish Bidwell.
The temptation was to laugh - Ireland, so the experts would have us believe, are odds on to win this year's Rugby World Cup, writes Hamish Bidwell.
Cricket has a good product, which people can admire and take seriously, the games mean something, they're hard-won and - what's more - New Zealand are playing them as well as anyone.