A record loss by Otago Country just lays bare issues around
the game in the heartland.
He is not a rugby, racing and beer type and that is exactly
the way Keith Dickson likes it.
No-one got the entire 31 right but for Calvin May and his
sons, Luka and Benji, one away was good enough.
When you have more than 1000 days, who knows how many games
and trainings to watch, have the statistics on everything
from how much a player eats to how much he runs at training,
how can you not know who your best 31 players are?
It was the first win for Otago coach Cory Brown but he was
not taking any of the credit.
There was mixed news for southern fans when the All Black
squad for the World Cup was named at Parliament last night.
Talk about timing it to perfection.
Impressive Otago forward Josh Dickson has a problem: he wants
to get bigger.
Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph will not be short of company
when he coaches a Barbarians side against Samoa in London
If one wanted an indication how short, or limited, a rugby
player's career is in New Zealand these days, one only has to
look back to the last time Otago played Taranaki.
HRV CRV Sport is the winner
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