Rugby

Rugby Chat: Who will win the Premier final?

Rugby Chat: Who will win the Premier final?

ODT rugby columnist Paul Dwyer talks with Taieri halfback Kurt Hammer and University halfback Nick Annear ahead of their Dunedin Premier final clash this weekend. He also names his form XV for the season and opens voting for the People's Choice award.

Rugby: Twenty-two signed but not yet named

Rugby: Twenty-two signed but not yet named

The Highlanders have already signed 22 players for next year and are due to maintain all the key performers from this season.

Rugby: Sharks' coach feels the heat

Rugby: Sharks' coach feels the heat

This is the time when Super Rugby coaches and their men earn their money.

Rugby: The Highlanders in 2014

Rugby: The Highlanders in 2014

The Highlanders in 2014

Rugby: Crusaders sharper for semi

Rugby: Crusaders sharper for semi

Losing to the Sharks in pool play was so unlike the Crusaders.

Rugby: Humble 'enforcer' sorted out Springboks

Rugby: Humble 'enforcer' sorted out Springboks

Kevin Skinner may have been known as a tough-as-nails prop forward but his modesty and warmth were recalled yesterday.

Rugby: Five key points - Highlanders v Sharks

Rugby: Five key points - Highlanders v Sharks

ODT Online rugby writer Jeff Cheshire offers his thoughts on the Highlanders' fighting loss to the Sharks in their playoff match in Durban.

Rugby: All Black great Kevin Skinner dies

Rugby: All Black great Kevin Skinner dies

Kevin Skinner, the All Black prop and heavyweight boxer, has died. He was 86.

Video: Highlanders tackle the mean Tweets

Video: Highlanders tackle the mean Tweets

The Highlanders show they can take the low blows as they read out some of the less-than-charitable remarks flung their way from commenters on social media. And all with smiles on their faces . . .

Rugby: Gutsy Highlanders outmuscled up front

Rugby: Gutsy Highlanders outmuscled up front

Gutsy and enterprising, but unfortunately just short of a famous victory.

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