Adrian Seconi

Basketball: Who do you call but Dad?

Basketball: Who do you call but Dad?

The Otago Nuggets have always been at their best when a Dickel or two has been at the helm. This year, there are two.

Basketball: New chapter in rivalry

Basketball: New chapter in rivalry

One of New Zealand basketball's great rivalries will resume on Saturday night when the Canterbury Rams host the Otago Nuggets in Christchurch. The Rams have returned to the league after a five-year absence. Basketball writer Adrian Seconi looks back over some of the more memorable moments between the sides.

Cricket: Craig ready to make his mark for NZ

Cricket: Craig ready to make his mark for NZ

Five years ago, Otago spinner Mark Craig could barely get out of bed let alone rip a delivery past a batsman.

Cricket: King, Sainsbury to apply for role of coach Otago

Cricket: King, Sainsbury to apply for role of coach Otago

Interim Otago coach Nathan King and Otago Country coach Andy Sainsbury have declared their hand.

Rugby: Thorn out for rest of season

Rugby: Thorn out for rest of season

Highlanders and former All Black lock Brad Thorn may have played his last game of rugby in New Zealand.

Netball: Last 20 minutes proves Steel's undoing

Netball: Last 20 minutes proves Steel's undoing

There might be a slim possibility the Steel can still slip into the playoffs.

Basketball: Ugly not good enough, Polyblank says

Basketball: Ugly not good enough, Polyblank says

Brendon Polyblank is hoping for more than the odd ''scrappy'' win this year.

Netball: Steel must step up on defence

Netball: Steel must step up on defence

If you are a Steel defender, look away now - this will probably make for brutal reading.

Basketball: Tolovae prepared to do hard yards

Basketball: Tolovae prepared to do hard yards

Every team needs a Tony Tolovae.

Cricket: Otago seeking new coach

Cricket: Otago seeking new coach

Otago has begun the hunt for a new coach.