Those in the middle have handed out the awards for last season.
There may have been empty seats and zero atmosphere at the new tournament in Tauranga, but the horse had bolted in getting the sevens back to Queenstown.
St Kentigern College has confirmed it needs to review its policy on sports scholarships and change the culture of its First XV.
Otago is always going to find it hard in sevens because of its location and lack of games but more commitment is needed from both players and the union, Otago coaches say.
The Highlanders will welcome back a couple of title winners in the new year, but one of them appears to be a little battle-weary.
The Otago sides produced a mixed bag of performances at the national sevens tournament in Tauranga over the weekend.
Southland delivered an encouraging 2018 national provincial tournament showing which included claiming the prize scalp of Auckland.
Steve Hansen says his decision to step down as All Blacks coach after next year’s World Cup is the right decision for himself and the team he has led to new heights.
So Steve Hansen is heading to the exit door. That opens up a fair swag of contenders to take on the role. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at who is a chance, who is a fair bet and who is the...
Scotty Stevenson has jumped ship and joined Spark and TVNZ, where he will lead the multi-platform coverage for Rugby World Cup 2019.
Otago has been hit with a tough draw but is intending to try to slide past the opposition at the national sevens tournament in Tauranga today.
All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen has announced that he will be stepping down at the end of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Steve Hansen is to announce his future today, and all indications point to him riding off into the sunset.
Otago has been boosted by the inclusion of top sevens player Alena Saili for the national tournament in Tauranga this weekend.