Steve Hepburn

Rugby: Vital win built on grinding effort

Rugby: Vital win built on grinding effort

Call it a grind, an arm wrestle or even trench warfare.

Rugby: Highlanders sniff playoffs

Rugby: Highlanders sniff playoffs

The Highlanders ended a hoodoo and can now sniff the playoffs.

Rugby: Highlanders obvious pick

Rugby: Highlanders obvious pick

Logic goes out the window for this match.

Rugby: Care needed as Highlanders balance playoff hopes and ABs' rest

When will the Highlanders rest their three All Blacks again?

Rugby: ORFU steps in over schools rule changes

Rugby: ORFU steps in over schools rule changes

The Otago Rugby Football Union has stepped in to clarify changes to secondary school rugby.

Rugby: Naholo and Treeby back to help mark milestones

Rugby: Naholo and Treeby back to help mark milestones

The Highlanders should not struggle for motivation when they take on the Force in Perth tomorrow night.

Rugby: Smith's 100 games marked by constant improvement

Rugby: Smith's 100 games marked by constant improvement

Ben Smith will bring up his 100th game for the Highlanders against the Force tomorrow night, joining Anton Oliver, Jimmy Cowan and Chris King in racking up a century of appearances for the southern franchise. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at Smith's career.

Rugby: Moffat to bring up 200 for Southern

Rugby: Moffat to bring up 200 for Southern

Prop Warren Moffat will join a very exclusive club at Hancock Park tomorrow.

Cricket: Decision on lights puts ODI in reach

Cricket: Decision on lights puts ODI in reach

A one-day international under lights within eight months is now in the sights of the Otago Cricket Association.

Rugby: New rules for junior secondary schools

New rules have been introduced to try and make games more even in junior secondary schools rugby.