One of the leading attacking coaches in the world is urging officials to rule by the letter of the law.
It is said to have come from Germany, perhaps an Indian tribe in the American midwest or from some farmyard in the United States.
Key Black Caps batsman Ross Taylor says it is time to move on from the tough Australian series but warns India is not going to be any easier.
After three failures, it was fourth time lucky for Taieri in the knockout cup final at the University of Otago Oval on Sunday.
Teams will not be penalised on the field under a new trial law concerning tackles in the Super Rugby competition.
What's on NZR Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson's agenda, and how much can he actually do? Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at what he'll be measured on, and whether he can make any difference.
The Otago Sparks have it all to play for when they take on the Central Hinds in a Super Smash fixture in Napier this afternoon.
The Otago Sparks did not finish well with the bat but did the business with the ball as they defeated the Northern Spirit by 10 runs at Molyneux Park yesterday.
In a short series, the Otago Daily Times talks to those people who work behind the scenes to keep sport going. Steve Hepburn talks to Jeff Grubb, who has played on both sides of the field.
Missing four weeks is bad enough for Highlanders lock Manaaki Selby-Rickit but it could have been much worse.
Highlanders lock Manaaki Selby-Rickit has been suspended from rugby for four weeks, after he was found guilty of serious misconduct by a New Zealand Rugby Misconduct hearing.
Some sports appear to be a fair way down the path of dropping junior representative teams, while others have not made the first step.
Most must find it rather perplexing, but those at the coal face are fully aware the Highlanders have a game in under four weeks.
A major sport in the United States which banned junior representative teams is now reaping the rewards of its decision.
The domestic rugby season came to an end last weekend with the national sevens tournament in Tauranga. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks back on a season which had highs and lows but perhaps too...
The chances of it happening are said to be about 67 million to one. That’s right, Tania Stevens scored two aces in the front nine on Sunday at Taieri Lakes Golf Course.