You will not hear any complaints from Otago about the Covid-19 replacement rule which handed its opponent an advantage during this week’s Plunket Shield encounter.
Time will tell how big yesterday’s loss really was.
Basketball Otago has banned a player for eight games for racial abuse during a recent premier men’s game.
Otago has collapsed to be all out for a woeful 54, gifting Auckland an innings victory in their Plunket Shield match at Eden Park Outer Oval.
Ninth-wicket partnerships are meant to be brief.
Mike Kernaghan has done a tremendous job of helping fill the field for the annual North East Valley 10,000.
Southland fullback Josh Moorby is out for the season.
Michael Rippon clubbed his maiden century to help dig Otago out of a hole which just kept getting deeper at Eden Park Outer Oval yesterday.
Talented No 8s Sean Withy and Morgan Henderson picked up the major prizes at the Metropolitan Club Rugby Awards last night.
Dunedin driver Emma Gilmour considered putting the brakes on her motorsport career, but roared to a podium finish at the recent Rally of the Bay of Plenty in Whakatane.
Small target. Big result.
The Otago Spirit was denied a winning finish to the Farah Palmer Cup by a late Wellington penalty.
Sunday, bloody Sunday.
"Only just, only just," Southland hooker Greg Pleasants-Tate joked when asked if he had caught his breath following the 70m burst during the loss to Northland on Sunday.
Has Mr Intelligence just loped into contention for the New Zealand Cup with a win at the Otago Racing Club’s meeting at Wingatui yesterday?
The Otago and Canterbury associations were not content to let the season slip by without any representative hockey so they have organised their own competition.
No spit. No worries.
Experienced opener Hamish Rutherford will captain the Otago first-class side this year.
They often came at the game from opposite angles.
Southland has persisted with its rotation policy ahead of its match against Taranaki in Invercargill tomorrow night.