Rugby

Rugby: What worked for the Highlanders?

Rugby: What worked for the Highlanders?

ODT Online rugby writer Jeff Cheshire casts his eye back at the Highlanders' season to look at what worked, and what needs to be done if the team are to improve on their place this year.

Rugby: Waratahs not dwelling on record

Rugby: Waratahs not dwelling on record

The Waratahs aren't worrying for a single second about their dreadful drought against the Crusaders going into Saturday's Super Rugby final.

Rugby: Standout forwards rewarded

Rugby: Standout forwards rewarded

The three Highlanders backs picked for the All Blacks will be joined this week by a couple of the franchise's standout forwards.

Rugby: Former All Black Eric Anderson dies

Former All Black front-rower Eric Anderson has died.

Rugby: Piutau, Carter back for All Blacks

Rugby: Piutau, Carter back for All Blacks

Exciting utility back Charles Piutau and openside flanker Sam Cane have returned to the New Zealand squad for the southern hemisphere's Rugby Championship after overcoming knee injuries, while Dan Carter also returns after a six-month sabbatical.

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.

Rugby: Break not good for Carter's goalkicking

Rugby: Break not good for Carter's goalkicking

Dan Carter, refreshed after his break away from the game and energised both by his performance against the Sharks and the opportunities of the week ahead, is promising more.

Rugby: Now is not the time for emotion - Blackadder

Rugby: Now is not the time for emotion - Blackadder

After watching his team demolish the Sharks and qualify for next Saturday's final, Todd Blackadder was asked how he thought he would feel if he got to lift the Super Rugby trophy as a coach after doing it three times as Crusaders captain.

Rugby: Old Boys claims fourth title in row

Rugby: Old Boys claims fourth title in row

Captain Ralph Darling said his Old Boys side relished being tested as it claimed a fourth consecutive Citizens Shield in Oamaru 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.

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