Olympic prospect Anton Cooper will headline the field for the inaugural Prospector mountain bike race around Alexandra this weekend.
He may have raced with the best of them on two wheels and in touring cars but when it comes to getting in a rally car, Aaron Slight is a complete novice.
The Highlanders started out with seven props in this season’s squad. But after two competition games the team is down to four.
There has been green in a few different — mostly ugly — shades. There has been blue. Some purple, mixed in with gold and yellow. There was white to start with.
Plenty of ODT readers have shared their views about the way rugby has been led down a path far away from what used to be played.
Every golf club has got plenty of land. And plenty of trees. And what usually comes with land and trees?
Billy Harmon has journeyed down the road but his first assignment was to go up against some old mates.
Some club coaches have hit out at the premier club draw, saying the draw is illogical and they may walk away.
It is a game which has given Earle Kirton so much. But he says it is being stolen off us and we need to do something about it.
There have been plenty of murmurings sideline. Highlanders coach Tony Brown said last week the game was in a sad place. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn takes a glass-half-empty approach and looks at what is wrong with the game at the moment.
The Highlanders have played a game this season, and last year played a game in front of no-one which is going to help them as they face off against the Chiefs this Friday night.
This may be one of the busiest periods of sport in New Zealand this year but the only way to see it will be the comfort of your lounge.
The new Highlanders haka, performed by the side last Friday night in its opening game of the season, represents the strength and intelligence of the people of the region.
Withdrawals have been few and far between for the national mixed pairs tournament which started in Central Otago yesterday.
Dunedin's Mike Kernaghan fell at the final hurdle in the men’s fours final at the national fours championships in Alexandra yesterday.