The odds are shortening on Liam Squire's dramatic inclusion to the All Blacks World Cup squad after the loose forward informed the coaches that he is keen to attend the tournament in Japan.
Dan Carter was the man of the moment the last time the All Blacks ventured to the World Cup. Now his life and times are the subject of a new film and he talked with Steve Hepburn.
There was no joy for St Hilda's Collegiate First XV in the South Island final of the national top four tournament in the weekend.
Otago Spirit coach Scott Manson gave his side a mixed review from its warm-up game against Canterbury and hit out against Tasman in the Garden city on Saturday.
North Otago made a successful start to the Heartland Championship with a 26-20 win over South Canterbury at Timaru on Saturday.
The Otago Whalers took on the Aoraki Eels at Ashbury Park in Timaru on Saturday with the newly founded Challenge Cup on the line.
England ran in eight tries in a record 57-15 rout of Ireland in a World Cup warm-up that would have had their coach Eddie Jones drooling.
A much-changed Scotland bounced back strongly from last week's thrashing by France by winning the return fixture 17-14 at Murrayfield.
Will he or won't he? It's the question on the minds of All Blacks fans and pundits alike ahead of Wednesday's Rugby World Cup squad announcement.
Rugby writer Steve Hepburn has been trying to secure coverage of the Rugby World Cup. Hepburn, who is a technology dope, has bought a subscription through Spark Sport....
North Otago has made minimal changes for its opening Heartland Championship match against South Canterbury at Alpine Energy Stadium today.
The Otago Spirit is planning on leaving the bad habits behind and experimenting with some combinations before it is too late.
Keven Mealamu might have given the game up four years ago but he is still spreading the word about the positives of the oval-ball code.
St Hilda's Collegiate First XV is not sure what to expect when it plays Christchurch Girls' High School in the Garden City today.