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.
Our semi-regular series where Otago Daily Times sports writers catch up with past Otago sporting stars resumes. This month, Adrian Seconi talks to former Otago keeper Martyn Croy.
The Otago Spirit will have to make do without Black Ferns-contracted player Kilistina Moata'ane for its season-opening match at North Harbour in Dunedin on Saturday.
The Southern Storm has named its squad, and there is a very welcome name tucked away in the middle.
A second Dunedin club cricketer has been suspended for two years after buying a prohibited substance online.
Few have contributed as much to cricket as Dunedin's George Morris, and that service was rewarded last week with an unexpected honour.
Otago Boys’ High School First XV scored three tries in eight minutes to set up a 26-7 win against rival Southland Boys’ in the Southern Region Top Four final at Littlebourne on Saturday.
Otago Boys' High School have downed Southland Boys' thanks to a try-scoring blitz midway through the second half at Littlebourne today.
University-Grange has signed an overseas player and is wading through the other 90 or so applications.
It is a bit cruel when James Nation has to line up next to someone half his age or less in a sprint race.
Dunedin teenager Kasib Murdoch has been named in the New Zealand team for the Youth Olympics in Argentina in October.
The University of Otago Oval will be under new loving care this summer.
Isaac and Jake Te Hiwi grew up trying to bump each other off in the hallway of the family home.