Adrian Seconi

Tick, tick, boom!

Tick, tick, boom!

Highlanders co-captain Nasi Manu will probably look back at those million or so selfies with a chuckle.

Rugby: John McGlashan outplays SOHS

South Otago High School's 10 game winning streak came to an abrupt end in Dunedin on Saturday with a crushing 49-5 loss to John McGlashan College.

Rugby: Harbour score 99 in rout of Green Island

Rugby: Harbour score 99 in rout of Green Island

Harbour took 40 seconds to open the scoring against Green Island and it was a sign of what was to come at Watson Park.

Basketball: Organisation solvent again

Basketball: Organisation solvent again

Basketball Otago is back in the black.

Basketball: Sharks tipped to meet Giants in final

The Southland Sharks have won 14 consecutive games and shape as favourites to win their second National Basketball League title in Wellington this weekend. Basketball writer Adrian Seconi, who has been on light duties in the absence of the Otago Nuggets this season, looks at the semifinals.

Boxing: Parker to finish off Tupou in six, Henry says

Boxing: Parker to finish off Tupou in six, Henry says

Boxing New Zealand's South Island selector, Ryan Henry, is picking Joseph Parker will finish off Bowie Tupou in six rounds.

Rugby: Bonus-point win Harbour's aim

Rugby: Bonus-point win Harbour's aim

Harbour has strung together 13 consecutive wins and is unbeaten since round one.

Cricket: Neesham glad to be nearly pain free

Cricket: Neesham glad to be nearly pain free

All-rounder Jimmy Neesham is back off a long run and operating at about 95%.

Cricket: Contracts as expected

Zero. That is how many talking points there were following New Zealand Cricket's latest round of contracts.

Rugby: Trio hoping side can go one better

Rugby: Trio hoping side can go one better

It has been 16 years since the Highlanders have made a Super rugby final and we all know what happened - those Crusaders spoiled the party that crisp afternoon at Carisbrook. The occasion is still fresh in the minds of three former Highlanders. Sports writer Adrian Seconi reports.