Malcolm Fleming fears young footballers' confidence could be seriously harmed if Otago United pushes ahead with a policy of picking only local players for this year's national league.
A dominant first-half display from the Otago Whalers set up their win over the Southland Rams in the southern zone match played at Tahuna Park on Saturday.
Getting a hole in one is every golfer's dream, but getting two holes in one on the same course in consecutive years is all but a golfer's fantasy. Tell that to Thomas Campbell.
Former Dunedin rider Clarke Johnstone is on top of the equestrian world after he won the eventing World Cup Series in Paris yesterday.
A last-minute try to Hawks second-rower Jeremy McKee clinched a 28-24 win over the South Pacific Raiders in round one of the spring competition on Saturday.
There was a time when men would turn in their graves at the thought of rugby union players joining rugby league players for a competition.
The Southern Storm was beaten by North Harbour 3-0 in the finals of the national league in Wellington yesterday.
The South Pacific Raiders are the 2011 Otago/Southland rugby league champions after beating Wakatipu He Tauaa 50-26 in Queenstown on Saturday.
Southern bragging rights will be on the line when the South Pacific Raiders play Wakatipu He Tauaa in the final of the Otago-Southland combined competition in Queenstown today.
Last week, Casey Lockwood was running and yelling with excitement after being made a New Zealand citizen.
The ice hockey series between invitational Canadian and United States teams will reach its conclusion tomorrow night, when the teams square off in the final of the three-match series at the Dunedin Ice Stadium.
University blew Pacific Islands (PI) off the park when it won 106-8 in the third round of the Otago-Southland competition played at the Oval on Saturday.
Peter Clinch (FI G) touched gloves with Johnnie Lowe (Ren Saddlier) and a minute later was crowned the ISKA South Island MMA (mixed martial arts) middleweight champion at the Caledonian gymnasium on Saturday night.
The Winton Warlords will wish they had stayed at home after being smashed by the South Pacific Raiders 102-12 at the Oval yesterday.
There will be submissions, there will be knockouts and there will be blood when mixed martial arts fighters from across the South Island converge in Dunedin on Saturday night.
It was a bad start for all three teams from Dunedin when they were beaten by their southern counterparts in the opening round of the Otago/Southland competition in Invercargill and Queenstown on Saturday.
The Kia Toa Tigers proved history counts for nothing when they beat the South Pacific Raiders 34-14 in the final of the Otago rugby league competition at the Oval on Saturday.
The South Pacific Raiders take on the Kia Toa Tigers in the final of the Otago Rugby League Competition at 2.30 today at the Oval.
A combined Premiers side beat the Kia Toa Tigers 36-34 at the Oval on Saturday thanks to a last-minute try to prop Ronnie Tauarii.