When a bunch of university students decided to get a club netball team together, they did not anticipate they would end up needing to be moved up two grades.
Returning Steel midcourter Gina Crampton said the franchise has "unfinished business" after she and two other key players from this year’s campaign confirmed they would be back next year.
It has been a tough year for the Dunedin Thunder, which has one last chance to salvage something from its season when it takes on the West Auckland Admirals this weekend.
One podium finish appears just about assured but it could be tougher going for another of Otago's medal hopefuls as history beckons on Rio's Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon.
Things have been ``a bit hectic'' lately for the two late call-ups to the New Zealand Paralympics team, but both are confident of being at their best for the Games in Rio de Janiero next month.
Ank injury-hit Southern Stampede has gone down in both matches of its double-header against the West Auckland Admirals in Avondale.
Motocross rider Courtney Duncan has picked up where she left off before injury, gaining two podium finishes in the latest round of the world championship in Switzerland.
An early second-half goal from Futsal Whites international Dylan Manickum proved the decisive blow as Waitakere City downed Caversham 3-1 in the sides’ Chatham Cup quarterfinal in Auckland on...
Otago women’s coach Duncan McEwan acknowledged his side was off the pace as it went down 32-5 to Manawatu in its Farah Palmer Cup match in Palmerston North on Saturday.
The Southern Steel has secured its second key signing for next year, after veteran midcourter and captain Wendy Frew announced she will be back for another year.
Sometimes, sport can be all about attitude.
Yesterday's snow has forced the cancellation of most junior and secondary schools rugby and football matches across Dunedin today, while some senior matches have also been cancelled or postponed.
Netball New Zealand says it is undeterred by the movement of two of the ANZ Championship's top coaches to Australia as the recruitment battle sparked by this year's transtasman split heats up.
After almost a day in the air, a jaded Highlanders squad arrived back in Dunedin yesterday morning in its last collective act of the 2016 Super rugby season.
The Southern Steel is again on the hunt for a new coach, with Noeline Taurua yesterday announcing she will leave the franchise after just one year in the role.
We continue our series on Otago's Olympians. Wanaka triathlete Tony Dodds talks to reporter Damian George.
It did not take long for Otago Girls' High School pupil Alaina Baker to overcome her nerves on the judo mat.
The Dunedin Thunder has been consigned to the role of spoiler but it was Canterbury that spoiled the home side's party as it came back from 4-0 down to secure a 7-4 win at the Dunedin Ice Stadium yesterday.
The Southern Steel may have lost its last on-court battle but it has won a massive one off it, with Jamaican superstar Jhaniele Fowler-Reid confirming she will return to the franchise next year.
John McGlashan College held firm to grind out a 16-3 win over Otago Boys' High School Second XV on Saturday and book a place in next week's final of the premier schools competition.