Hayden Meikle

Basketball: Varsity A win signals playoffs spot possibility

Varsity A took one big step towards the Dunedin men's A grade playoffs with a comprehensive 94-71 win over the Bombers on Saturday.

Rugby: Maheno post first win on season

Maheno finally got some reward for its gutsy efforts when it posted its first win of the North Otago premier club season today.

Rugby: Tide of battle turns against Waitaki Boys'

Rugby: Tide of battle turns against Waitaki Boys'

Tries, triumph, tears and tension - games like this remind you why schoolboy rugby can be drama on a magnificent scale.

My-Landers

The thing with following a sports team with great passion is that it engenders a real sense of ownership.

Rugby: Excelsior beat Kurow in entertaining game

Excelsior beat Kurow 44-32 in an entertaining main game in North Otago premier club rugby today.

The other two Citizens Shield games were one-sided.

Old Boys bounced back from its first defeat of the season with a 68-12 thumping of winless Maheno.

Athletic Marist beat Valley 59-13.

Sport: Semifinal time!

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One thing is certain ahead of tonight's Super rugby semifinal in Sydney and (fingers crossed) the final in Dunedin or Wellington.

Rugby: Highlanders call in Lentjes for semifinal

Rugby: Highlanders call in Lentjes for semifinal

James Lentjes will again go from club to Super rugby and be asked to perform a key role for the Highlanders on Saturday night.

Rugby: Highlanders get two more players in ABs

Rugby: Highlanders get two more players in ABs

The Highlanders have capped a great weekend by getting two more players into the All Blacks.

Rugby: Kurow upset Old Boys

Kurow pulled off a massive upset in North Otago club rugby when it beat Old Boys 20-12 today.