Lawson back in Eastbourne colours

Gary Lawson is set to return to the Eastbourne Eagles for the prestigious Helensvale National 5-a-side tournament in early September. He joins Jamie Hill, Justin Goodwin, Philip Skoglund and Mike Carroll in the lineup that has won several NZ National titles of late. For full details see the announcement. Update: Eastbourne lost in the final to Broadbeach – a fantastic effort!

World Youth Championship underway in Australia

The World Junior Championship has been rebranded to the World Youth Championship, and is currently underway at the Broadbeach Club in Queensland through to 2 April. You can follow all the action in Men's & Women's Singles and Mixed Pairs. New Zealand is ably represented by talented up-and-comers Tayla Bruce and Sheldon Bagrie-Howley.