Otago will field a new-look team for this year's sevens campaign but one which will not lack effort.
Otago has two of the best sevens players in the country but the likelihood of seeing them in the blue and gold in the shortened version of the game appears slim.
Sometimes in life you have to look backwards to go forwards.
Talk about a dream opening six balls.
A solid performance by its top order led the way for Taieri to bag a win at home on Saturday.
The Southern United futsal team had two wins, a loss and a draw in its games in Christchurch over the weekend but it could have been so much better.
It was always going to be a tough assignment for Southern United yesterday.
The Southern United women’s side threw away a lead to go down 3-2 to Auckland in the city of sails yesterday.
King James, Brand Beckham, Tiger. They're all global superstars of the sporting world. But how did this all happen and is it having an impact on the sport which is played at the local park every weekend? Steve Hepburn reports.
Rugby writer Steve Hepburn picks the reasons why the All Blacks simply must beat the English.
Otago's newest international has been denied the chance to get her first cap.
As more opportunities arrive for players, Otago coach Ben Herring believes it is fantastic that some have the chance to become professional players for 12 months of the year.
Former Otago coach Cory Brown is joining his brother on the Sunwolves coaching staff.
University outside back Taylor Haugh has been picked in an All Blacks sevens team to play in the Oceania sevens tournament in Fiji this weekend.
Next year's Highlanders will have the lowest representation from the South since the club's inception - including not one player from Southland.
Every player needs it. But then again every player has to take it.
The North Otago Rugby Referees Association is pursuing an appeal into what it says were manifestly light punishments for incidents this season.
Arrowtown's Laura Hoskin is left to fly the southern flag this weekend at the New Zealand amateur championships at the Wairakei course near Taupo.
In the end it was a no-brainer for Marty Banks - come back home and play for a team he loves.
Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger is looking for more consistency from what he is calling a well-balanced squad for 2019.