Not this time. The Steel pipped the Pulse 54-53 in the ANZ Premiership final earlier this month but couldn't stage a similar comeback in the Super Club semifinal in Nelson.
Otago remains committed to playing in Queenstown but the John Davies Oval will not host any domestic cricket this season.
New Zealand's premier male and female players will share the twenty20 stage with a series of double-headers this summer.
There is a chance Steel captain Wendy Frew might not take the court for tonight's Super Club semifinal against the Central Pulse in Nelson.
The women's final of the Otago Indoor Open could possibly be the biggest tennis match in the city since Bjorn Borg defeated Chris Lewis at the Dunedin Stadium in 1983.
Make sure those heart pills are close by.
Proposed changes to the structure of hockey could mean Central and Northland are excluded from regional tournaments.
The Stampede will have to work hard to retain the title it has held for the past three years.
Otago under-19 made too many mistakes to scuttle a juggernaut like Canterbury.
Dunedin Technical coach Tony Martin has described his side’s punishing 5-1 defeat by Nelson Suburbs and lowly finish on the Southern Football League standings as a valuable learning experience.
Roslyn Wakari ended up a dominant winner over Mosgiel with a big second-half showing at Memorial Park.
The Otago Road Championships produced two men’s winners this year.
Otago will look to the engine room to wrestle control against Canterbury during an under-19 match at the University of Otago Oval today.
Former New Zealand sevens coach Sir Gordon Tietjens has questioned whether players are gathering too much power in the modern sporting environment.
The Southern Dogs have named a squad which quite possibly features the oldest and youngest players in the National Hockey League.
Help is on the way for the Otago Volts as support emerges from the "woodwork".
New Black Caps coach Gary Stead is content to play the role of ''Steady Eddy'' - a safe pair of hands trusted with guiding the national team following Mike Hesson's departure - for now.
The Southern Dogs made a quiet start to their preparations for the National Hockey League with a pre-season game against the Canterbury Beavers in Timaru on the weekend.
The Otago Premier Schools tournament concluded with a tense final watched by a large crowd - by that measure, the competition was a big success.
The Otago premier schools final was such a good game and we might get to see a rerun in a couple of weeks — here is how.