Otago has some major injury concerns and the serious stuff is only a few weeks away.
Roxburgh is pleased with its return to senior ranks and has the bonus of adding another Otago player to its history books.
The Highlanders bagged a hat-trick they did not want when the side went out at quarterfinal time last Friday night for the third year in a row. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks back on the 2019...
The Highlanders will be walking down the same path the side treaded 12 years ago and must plan to make sure it does not have the same result.
Dunedin is in the running to host a test next year as the Scots and Welsh come calling to New Zealand.
It took a while to come, but the combined schools co-education team chalked up its first win of the season on Saturday.
The Combined schools side has been on the wrong end of some beatings this year but finally grabbed a victory today.
Taieri won the derby match against Green Island at Peter Johnstone Park today and with it took a big step toward making the top four.
Highlanders co-captain Ben Smith says it has not quite sunk in yet that his days with the team are over.
It is not going to be easy but stranger things have happened — especially in a season in which form and consistency have gone out the window.
It has not got anywhere near the Queensland league team levels but the Highlanders do not want to talk about what is coming up against them in Christchurch tonight.
The wandering career of Marty Banks is set to start another chapter, but he has his eye on one last family hit-out.