Steve Hepburn

Rugby: Brown going but style of play to stay

Rugby: Brown going but style of play to stay

Otago is on the hunt for a new coach following confirmation Tony Brown is moving fulltime to the Highlanders next year.

Tough break for assistant referee

Injuries are part and parcel of rugby. But it is not often you hear about an assistant referee breaking a leg.

Rugby: Otago up against resurgent Tasman

Rugby: Otago up against resurgent Tasman

Six years ago, Tasman was on the road to oblivion.

Rugby: Ioane unsure about options for next season

Rugby: Ioane unsure about options for next season

TJ Ioane has been bumping and knocking them over for the blue and golds for the past four seasons - but his days in the South could be numbered.

Rugby: OBHS pair in national team

Rugby: OBHS pair in national team

Sio Tomkinson has had a year to remember on the rugby field, and it has been capped with selection in the New Zealand schools side.

Rugby: Otago into top eight at national under-19 event

Otago under-19 has made the top eight at the inaugural national under-19 tournament.

Rugby: Ensor gets chance to make mark in sevens

Rugby: Ensor gets chance to make mark in sevens

Otago fullback Tony Ensor has a busy few days ahead after he was named in an All Blacks Sevens development squad yesterday.

Rugby: Seven changes to Otago starting XV

Rugby: Seven changes to Otago starting XV

Otago has made seven changes to its starting line-up to take on high-flying Tasman in Nelson on Sunday.

Rugby: Time running out to fill the gaps

Rugby: Time running out to fill the gaps

The Highlanders have some holes to fill for next year. Auditions are being conducted right now with ITM Cup games on five nights a week. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at some areas where new talent is needed, and identifies players who could grace the Highlanders squad in 2015.

Rugby: 'Rough end' of draw for Highlanders

Rugby: 'Rough end' of draw for Highlanders

Jamie Joseph concedes the Highlanders have not got the draw they wanted but says they simply have to accept it.