Sonny Bill Williams is reportedly in demand in English rugby.
All Black and Highlander Lima Sopoaga and his partner Miriam have welcomed their first child, a daughter.
It was not the script most of us would have written.
Otago's gutsy victory on Thursday night against Auckland at Forsyth Barr Stadium was described by Otago coach Cory Brown as one for the ages.
King’s High School forward Dylan Clifton tries to power through the tackle of Grange School pupils Raimundo Martinez (left) and Nicolas Solari at Bathgate Park yesterday.
An overhaul is under way to the rules which allow clubs to have a team in the Dunedin premier club competition.
Otago’s win over Auckland on Thursday has caused a few headaches for North Otago coach Nigel Walsh prior to this afternoon’s Heartland game against South Canterbury in Timaru.
Lima Sopoaga has opted to forgo his first test start in more than two years to be present at the birth of his first child.
Green Island maintained its place at the top table in Dunedin club rugby but had to fight for it.
The Highlanders will open their campaign against the Blues at home on February 23 and will have a couple of weeks off straight away.
All guts and all the glory.
Emptying the tank to zero and beyond, Otago got home over Auckland at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Green Island has defeated West Taieri 37-17 in the promotion-relegation game at Forsyth Barr Stadium to hold on to its premier status.
Loose forward Francois Louw has been recalled to the South Africa squad for their remaining two home Rugby Championship fixtures against Australia and New Zealand,
Irish flanker Sean O'Brien says the British and Irish Lions would have won the June series against the All Blacks 'comfortably' if it wasn't for overtraining.
The Bay of Plenty Steamers produced a nine-try annihilation of the Southland Stags in a 57-0 win at Rotorua International Stadium last night.
It does not happen often these days but a genuine curtain-raiser will be played before tonight's game between Otago and Auckland.
Otago will be looking to the wide open spaces to beat Auckland tonight in what looms as a crucial game for its season.
When Kane Jury returned to New Zealand after a decade in Hong Kong he wanted to immerse himself in rugby.
All Black great Richie McCaw says a touch rugby team he is selecting for a game in Queenstown next month will be ''up for the challenge''.