Rugby Australia has reportedly set New Zealand Rugby a deadline to agree to a Super Rugby competition from 2021, catering to their terms.
The Otago Spirit has brought in some fresh faces mixed with some top talent in its Farah Palmer Cup squad.
Newcastle Knights' new signing Blake Green has hit back at his former Warriors coach Todd Payten's claim that he didn't want to be at the New Zealand club.
Faced with a challenging year, rugby in Otago has bounced back well and there is good interest in the community game and good connections throughout it.
An NBA-style New Zealand hub to begin the NBL season remains on the table after league owner Larry Kestelman introduced his return-to-competition taskforce.
Lydia Ko has opened up about her "tough" day at the Marathon Classic on the LPGA Tour, which saw her blow a five-shot lead with six holes to play to finish in a tie for second.
Sonny Bill Williams has revealed retirement crossed his mind before answering an SOS to return to the Sydney Roosters.
The Mainland Tactix have made their first ever grand final, beating the Central Pulse 39-32 in the ANZ Premiership in Wellington.
MenThe Taieri Tuataras upset the high-flying Kings United in the premier grade at the McMillan Centre on Saturday.
Valley Karaka retained its unbeaten run in the premier North Otago competition when it defeated Maheno Green 33-23 at the Hine Marae courts on Saturday.
King's enhanced its status as title favourite with a 26-7 win against rival Southland Boys’ during an Otago Premier Schools game in Dunedin on Saturday.
Lydia Ko's title drought goes on, having blown a golden opportunity at the Marathon Classic on the LPGA Tour.
US golfer Collin Morikawa has secured a two-shot victory in the PGA Championship in only the second major start of his career.