Dunedin lawyer and former Southern prop Warren Moffat has been appointed to the Otago Rugby Football Union board.
It is probably the biggest bath in Dunedin — but no-one is leaping in.
New Zealand Rugby could save $25million and the highest-paid players will be hit the most in a range of measures announced yesterday.
There is confidence club rugby will be played this year but when, where and by whom are all up in the air.
The races are continuing but from the comfort of home.
Ella Harris did not muck around when she decided to come home.
Leading sports medicine professor David Gerrard says sport and its chance of getting back on to the field need to take a back seat to the country’s health and government guidelines.
The man upstairs had the biggest say yesterday.
The organisers of the NZ Pony Club championships in Cromwell have been given a lifeline for their planned event, which was set to start tomorrow.
The Otago Academy of Sport is not letting a pandemic and the resulting self-isolation get in its way.
There was a southern quinella in Sydney on Saturday as two horses with connections from the region went first and second in the Sydney Cup.
A covered stadium in the middle of winter with a smooth surface, or a freezing night with a howling southerly making play an absolutely nightmare — which one would you choose?
Golf courses will get a chop and a mow next week, although the details are still being worked out.
The Dunedin Ice Stadium is on ice — well, sort of.
Sporting organisations around Otago are looking within, applying for the wage subsidy and changing to suit the landscape in which they have found themselves.
The belt-tightening in racing is going to be the way of the future, and not just when the Covid-19 pandemic ends.
The Highlanders are well placed to play in a New Zealand Super Rugby competition, which may be played in July, and is likely to take place with no crowds.
Promising Otago rower Eva Hofmans is taking her talents stateside.
Lars Humer has not taken long to make an impact.
Locked down but definitely not lying down.