The Otago Sparks might want to consider changing their name to the St Hilda's Collegiate XI.
Otago has secured a tense three-wicket win against Auckland in Lincoln today.
Otago coach Rob Walter will have some interesting options to consider if the Volts bowling unit starts to falter.
Suddenly, Otago's summer is looking a lot brighter.
White Ferns coach Haidee Tiffen can see the bigger picture but the immediate future is daunting.
A stiff upper lip will probably do more harm than good for one's mental health.
Otago fast bowler Michael Rae had hoped to shoulder more of the load this season.
Jimmy Neesham described the moment as "bittersweet".
"That is the loudest we’ve sung our team song all year," Otago co-captain Jacob Duffy said shortly after his side had clawed its way to a tense seven-run win against competition-leader Wellington.
Blaine Clancy’s job is to get the Volts into the best shape he can and he has drafted in some help from a different species.
How long would you persevere?
Champion endurance mountain biker Ronel Cook collected her third consecutive world title late last month.
The one-day competition has reached its mid point and Otago is well placed to make the playoffs. Cricket writer Adrian Seconi looks at the Volts' prospects in the second half of the tournament.
Better late than never for White Ferns all-rounder Sophie Devine.
Hamish Rutherford has added restraint to his game this season and it is working out rather nicely for the Otago opener.
Otago has leapt up the one-day competition standings following a comfortable victory against Canterbury at the University of Otago Oval yesterday.
Otago co-captain Mark Craig has until this morning to prove his fitness for today's critical one-dayer against Canterbury.
Iceland just sounds like the logical place to wind up if you are an ice hockey player.
Professional boxing is returning to Dunedin following a lengthy absence.
An organiser of a charity boxing event planned for Dunedin later this month says he is comfortable with the safety measures in place.