This Nugget is getting banged up and bashed about - but he is bouncing back.
The Otago Spirit will have just the two home games in the revamped Farah Palmer Cup.
There is confidence the Central Otago Racing Club will not have to sell its race track at Omakau.
At the start of the season, things did not look overly rosy for Dillon Hunt.
Harbour has had plenty of changes just two weeks into the season but it is simply getting on with the job.
The Super Rugby Aotearoa competition is halfway through. So what have we learned, who is playing well and what is not working? Rugby writer Steve Hepburn has a quick look.
Golf has gone from the depths of despair to a surge in popularity.
North Otago will play in front of its own fans this year, after all.
A massive number of nominations have been received for the first thoroughbred meeting in the South since March.
Sporting organisations in Otago have found it tough going over the lockdown period and not all of them are out of the woods yet.
This week the bagpipes were set to come out. Before the pandemic enveloped the world, this week was the one when international rugby would have come to Forsyth Barr Stadium.
By rights, Cody Brook should have had three new footballs in his possession.
The game is made up of 100 one-percenters. For a team like the Highlanders, it comes down firstly to doing the basics well and efficiently.
It is often said that in sport defence wins titles.
Whatever Super Rugby looks like next year, it is hopefully going to bring some quality to the table.
Two key cogs in Southern United are moving on as clouds hover over whether the side will make an appearance in the national league.
Gaming machine trusts are seeing spending levels return to pre Covid-19 levels but there is still uncertainty ahead.
The Highlanders are overdue for a win — both in this competition, and in Wellington.
The national basketball league got what it asked for and is pressing ahead with a national women’s league.
All the boxes have been ticked and the stars have aligned — the third hockey turf in Dunedin is soon to be a reality.