Otago opened the national under-19 tournament with a 29-22 win against Auckland Development in Taupo yesterday.
After 13 years on the ice, Anya Gipp can skate rings around most in the country.
Otago loose forward-cum-hooker Rebecca Todd has returned to where it all began.
Southern Storm defenders Julia Boothroyd and Aleisha Rainey will be hoping this season will include a win.
The Southern Dogs will make some last-minute plans and polish off their preparations with a run-around tonight.
Otago ranks have received a further boost with a trio of players heading south for the summer.
Friday night cricket is back.
Villa Maria College goal keep Olivia Burnham crowds the shot of Southland Girls' High School goal shoot Jessica Moreton during the South Island Secondary Schools final at the Edgar Centre yesterday.
Cricket is all about building partnerships and Otago will be hoping its latest alliance proves productive.
You might not be able to eat your way to success but Chiefs dietitian Dane Baker says nutrition is an increasingly important component in high-performance sport.
Otago has made two changes to the starting line-up for its critical match with Northland in Dunedin on Friday night.
Lawrence Area School will probably eat more lollies and drink more fluffies than it will score goals this week.
Clive Daniels was making his way through security at the airport when the Otago Daily Times phoned.
Once is perhaps luck.
Composure perhaps cost Otago Boys’ High School First XV a place in the national top four finals.
No bat or ball required — but Monday shapes as a critical day for the Otago Volts, who are hoping to win back the public’s faith after a disappointing few seasons.
The departure lounge has been crowded during the off season but not all the cricket traffic has been heading north.
Another week, another final.
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University-Grange has recruited a second overseas player for the season.