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.
It will ultimately be up to Dane Coles to make the final call
on whether he plays in the semifinal.
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
Waitaki Boys' High School claimed a 41-31 win over Otago
Boys' High School 2nd XV in Oamaru today in the final round
of the Otago Secondary Schools First XV competition.
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,
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