All Blacks captain Kieran Read has been rested for next weekend's test against Argentina.
Japan coach and former All Black Jamie Joseph will stand down as head coach of the Sunwolves in the build-up to the World Cup.
Danny Cipriani has been left out of England's training squad for next week's training camp in Bristol.
Otago openside flanker Georgia Mason may miss the remainder of the season with a serious knee injury.
All Blacks wing Rieko Ioane has agreed a new four year deal with New Zealand Rugby, the New Zealand Herald understands.
Players and supporters at the Rugby World Cup in Japan next year have been warned they should cover tattoos in public to avoid causing offence.
Japan coach Jamie Joseph says his side have freed themselves from their fear of failure and are capable of securing an historic quarter-final berth in the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
The All Blacks made history in their shock defeat to South Africa on Saturday - and now hold an unwanted record.
Former Black Fern and Otago rugby player Farah Palmer won the board and management category at the annual Women of Influence Awards on Tuesday night.
Women's rugby has again been the main driver in lifting overall player numbers in New Zealand, with a further 3500 girls taking up the game in 2018.
The World Cup kicks off in Japan in one year’s time tomorrow. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn talks to former All Blacks coach Laurie Mains about how the men in black are set 12 months out.
The vintage of 2018 are going to look like the vintage of 1998 - now let's hope they play like the mob from 20 years ago.
Few people can claim to be as busy as Toni Wall - but then few people can claim to be life members of Otago sporting organisations.