Alistair McMurran

Rugby: Awards cap Moore's season

Rugby: Awards cap Moore's season

Zingari-Richmond midfielder Lachie Moore scooped the pool at the Dunedin club rugby awards at the Green Island club last night.

Seeing visions succeed makes job worthwhile

Alistair McMurran is retiring from the Otago Daily Times after 39 years as a sports reporter. He looks back on his four decades in the role.

Rugby: Scott key in Eels' record victory

Rugby: Scott key in Eels' record victory

Flanker Willis Scott was the outstanding forward on the paddock and played a key role in Taieri's record-breaking win in the final.

Rugby: O'Connell leads way in Taieri win

Rugby: O'Connell leads way in Taieri win

It was blitzkrieg rugby. Captain Charlie O'Connell led the Taieri assault on the University A line and his troops followed his example.

Athletics: Meffan wins third consecutive Otago title

Athletics: Meffan wins third consecutive Otago title

Pre-race favourite Peter Meffan (Caversham) left it all on the course as he won a third consecutive senior men's Otago cross-country title at Waikouaiti Racecourse on Saturday.

Rugby: Big victory inspired by last year's loss

Rugby: Big victory inspired by last year's loss

Taieri continued its remarkable return to Dunedin premier rugby with a record-breaking 51-6 win on Saturday.

Rugby: OBHS racks up 50 wins on end

Otago Boys' High School celebrated a 50th consecutive win in the Highlanders First XV competition when it beat Menzies College 53-7 yesterday.

Rugby: Kings wins third game in First XV top eight

Rugby: Kings wins third game in First XV top eight

Kings won its third game in the Highlanders First XV top eight competition when it beat Waitaki Boys 30-17 at Oamaru today.

Video: Taieri reclaims Premier crown

Video: Taieri reclaims Premier crown

A shell shocked University A was outplayed by a rampant Taieri team that won the club's third Dunedin premier rugby banner in four years.