He just squeezed home in the semifinal but Jonny Mackay was never headed in the final of the Otago championships at the Otago Golf Club in Dunedin yesterday.
Green Island was a convincing winner over North East Valley on its home patch at Sunnyvale on Saturday.
Long time Otago Daily Times golf writer Bill Trewern is hanging up his pen after the best part of 50 years. He chats to sports editor Steve Hepburn about his time in golf.
The big game kicks off at 9pm tonight. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at why (and why not) the men in black will come away the winners.
The 1997 Nissan Elgrand must struggle going up the Kilmog. But where there's a will there's a way as the trusty vehicle carts some hefty rugby players up the island.
It was a day to forget for the batsmen as senior cricket delivered plenty of low scores on Saturday.
Otago coach Ben Herring says there was not total despondence after his side's dramatic loss to Hawke's Bay in Napier on Saturday.
The world awaits - well, the United States in particular - for Ben Herring and his family and he admits he may not return to rugby coaching.