The Lions and the Highlanders go into battle this weekend.
The sides actually have quite a bit in common, both in
history and efforts on the field. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn
looks at the similarities of the sides.
The Hurricanes are just 80 minutes away from ending 21 years
Chiefs coach Dave Rennie has ruled himself out of contention
for an assistant role with the All Blacks at the next World
Cup, preferring to aim for the top job when it becomes
Zingari-Richmond and Harbour will go it alone next year.
Rugby Championships matches in the northern hemisphere could
become a more regular feature as the competition seeks to
attract new audiences and take games to expatriate fans,
John McGlashan College and Waitaki Boys' High School will
contest the final of the Otago Secondary Schools First XV
competition next weekend.
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