We’ve been giving the round-ball code far too much prominence in the past couple of weeks so it’s time for the winter sport heavyweight to get back into action — club rugby. Well that’s not quite correct — they are playing in the South Otago comp. In fact, this is the third game this weekend.
This week, Paul Dwyer chats about the start of the club rugby season with referee development officer Tumua Ioane and Hayden Finch from Speight's.
Sio Tomkinson is the only player of the six dropped from last week which has worked his way back into this week's starting side.
Highlanders halfback Folau Fakatava is out of rugby for the rest of the year after sustaining a knee injury on Friday night against the Crusaders.
Experienced first five-eighth Marty McKenzie has re-signed with Southland for the 2021 National Provincial Championship.
Promising halfback Noah Hotham will play for the Highlanders under-20 squad, will play for Alhambra-Union, and will then turn out in Tasman colours.
Highlanders highly-rated halfback Folau Fakatava will be out of action for up to a year after sustaining a knee injury in last week's victory over the Crusaders.
Morgan Jarvis talks with Roslyn Wakari's Zara Pratley, the face of Dunedin's successful bid to be a host city for the 2023 Women’s World Cup, and Roslyn goalkeeper Tom Stevens.
Former Highlanders star Joe Wheeler is off air after his controversial post-match comments making fun of a Japanese player.
Highlanders coach Tony Brown has received high praise for his team's "special performance" over the four-time defending champion Crusaders over the weekend.