Alistair McMurran

Finals triple treat for the Plains

Finals triple treat for the Plains

It will be a big weekend for rugby fans on the Taieri with the chance to win a trifecta of grades.

Rugby: Trainor key in King's victory

Rugby: Trainor key in King's victory

Lock Liam Trainor was in top form on Saturday when King's High School beat Mt Aspiring College 47-17 in Wanaka.

Rugby: University recovers, fire in its nostrils

Rugby: University recovers, fire in its nostrils

The showers overheated, the fire alarms rang out, the fire brigade arrived and the University Oval grandstand was evacuated at the end of the semifinals on Saturday.

Rugby: Halftime talk does trick for students

Rugby: Halftime talk does trick for students

A stirring halftime talk by coach John Hyde helped turn University A's fortunes around and push the team into the Dunedin premier club final.

Rugby: Students set up title tilt against Taieri

Rugby: Students set up title tilt against Taieri

Varsity A came out with all guns blazing in the second spell to beat Southern 35-27 and book a spot in the Dunedin club rugby final next Saturday.

Rugby: St Kevin's battle back to win

Rugby: St Kevin's battle back to win

St Kevin's College have won their second game in the top eight section of the Highlanders First XV rugby competition after three rounds.

Rowing: Heat chamber employed as warm-up

Rowing: Heat chamber employed as warm-up

Out of the freezer and into the fire.

Rowing: Dunedin centre of excellence

Rowing: Dunedin centre of excellence

Dunedin is recognised as a centre of rowing excellence by United States high school students who come here to improve their skills in the sport.

Tirelessly helping rugby

Tirelessly helping rugby

The Otago Rugby Football Union almost went bankrupt in 2011.

Rugby: Ground blacklisted after rash outbreak

Rugby: Ground blacklisted after rash outbreak

A nasty rash, thought to be caused by a polluted ground, has infiltrated a premier rugby team with the ground now blacklisted by the Dunedin City Council.