The Highlanders are set to be out of action, likely for two weeks, with the team forced into self-isolation after returning from Argentina.
By rights Cody Brook should be laid up.
It's all a tad surreal. Travel around the world to get to a game in a foreign country which will now take place in front of empty stands.
Josh Ioane has been moved out of the midfield but is walking backward, not forward.
It is the stuff of the Boy’s Own annual — a finishing school at the home of the sport.
There are boats. And then there are boats — like that of Queenstown engineer and jet-boat driver Regan Williamson.
The Highlanders match against the Jaguares on Sunday (NZ time) will be played in front of empty stands.
The Highlanders have moved Josh Ioane to fullback for their match against the Jaguares in Buenos Aires at the weekend.
Tickets will go on public sale next month for what is shaping up as a double-header of top-class international rugby.
Otago's gallant Ranfurly Shield run of defences has been highlighted in this year’s rugby almanack.
Juliette Lequeux has never been one to turn down a challenge.
High Performance Sport New Zealand has backed the campaign to encourage children to play many sports and has backed it up with facts.
The All Black rest protocol means the Highlanders will be without key pair Aaron Smith and Liam Coltman for their match against the Jaguares this weekend.
He is hard to miss in that yellow headband — but it is his cricket making people sit up and take notice.
A new All Black XV will stop some players leaving for offshore, New Zealand Rugby hopes.
North East Valley made hard work of it but managed to get across the line at Sunnyvale against the home team in senior club play on Saturday.
The Highlanders are bruised but just have to keep working hard.
Stand tall and be brave — there are going to be a few more of these coming this season.
The Highlanders are in the mire - the wooden spoon battle is now officially on.
It will be the dance of the desperates in Pretoria tomorrow.