Steve Hepburn

Rugby: ORFU advertising jobs in coaching, management

Rugby: ORFU advertising jobs  in coaching, management

The Otago Rugby Football Union is looking to add jobs to help its members and clubs but it says it is not a return to empire building of previous years.

Rugby: Breen decides career openings with Northland

Otago utility back Peter Breen has signed for the Northland union and will not be wearing the blue and gold this year.

Breen (26), who played his club rugby for Alhambra-Union, will leave the South after playing a leading role for the province last season.

Breen could not be contacted yesterday but Otago coach Cory Brown confirmed Breen's departure.

Rugby: ‘Naive' Fekitoa just needs to play - Joseph

Rugby: ‘Naive' Fekitoa just needs to play - Joseph

Malakai Fekitoa scored a try, got into a shoving match but kept his mouth shut in a Highlanders pre-season match in Waimumu, near Gore last night.

Rugby: Draw 'fair result' for match full of errors

Rugby: Draw 'fair result' for match full of errors

Neither forwards nor backwards.

Highlanders' paddock game 'an outstanding success' (+ video)

Highlanders' paddock game 'an outstanding success' (+ video)

Two minutes before kick-off, it started to rain.

Rugby: No rapid return to field for Buckman

Rugby: No rapid return to field for Buckman

Prospects for an immediate return to the field for Highlanders midfielder Richard Buckman are bleak.

Rugby: Highlanders look to test systems

Rugby: Highlanders look to test systems

From the hustle of Hong Kong to the back of beyond, the Highlanders are ready to increase their intensity when they take on the Crusaders at Waimumu this evening.

Football: NZ has talent, Spanish coach believes

Football: NZ has talent, Spanish coach believes

A Spanish football coach believes the talent is in New Zealand but players have to be aware of the game and understand how it operates to make progress in the game.

Batsmen have no answer to Luke’s lethal arm

Batsmen have no answer to Luke’s lethal arm

Luke Marsh may go on to be a Black Cap like his hero Kane Williamson.

Rugby: Plenty of positives for Highlanders

Rugby: Plenty of positives for Highlanders

A pass mark and more. There would have been plenty of ticks and not many crosses from the coaching staff after the opening Highlanders pre-season game, in Hong Kong on Saturday night.