ODT rugby correspondent Paul Dwyer talks with Otago Rugby Operations Administrator Clinton Austin and Otago Rugby Referees Association's Chris Hart ahead of this weekend's Dunedin Club Rugby...
When Tony Brown made his 100th Super Rugby appearance - against the Bulls in Pretoria in 2011 - he played outside a reserve halfback on debut.
Pictured above: Southern produced a powerful effort up front to beat Zingari-Richmond 37-19 at Bathgate Park today.
Aaron Smith is set to become the fifth Highlander to play 100 games.
All Blacks great Andrew Mehrtens believes cutting the Western Force from Super Rugby would be a big mistake.
Southern muscled its way to an impressive 37-19 win against a spirited Zingari-Richmond and shapes as one of the teams to beat after two rounds.
The Otago Rugby Football Union is to have a close look at player numbers at the end of the season.
Highlanders hooker Liam Coltman is sticking around for the next couple of seasons.
Neck exercises may be overlooked by club players which is leading to more impacts and possible concussions on the field.
A tough opening week in premier rugby continues with round two scheduled for a 6pm start tonight.
Eric Watson, a former coach of the All Blacks, has died in Dunedin, aged 91.
Time is a great healer and it has helped Aaron Smith get over what he describes as a huge mistake.
Preliminary findings from a study into force and impact on the field has shown players with weakened necks or uneven neck strength may be more vulnerable to concussion.
Five years on from nearly going under, the Otago Rugby Football Union now has assets of $1.5 million and equity of just under $1 million.
When Aaron Smith first arrived in Dunedin he admits it was part of an adventure.
Otago schools dominated the final placings at the South Island Secondary Schools touch tournament in Christchurch over the weekend.
All Blacks and Highlanders halfback Aaron Smith has today opened up on how the incident involving a woman in a Christchurch airport disabled toilet last year badly affected him, saying he should have taken time away from the game.
Some very rusty rugby was played at the weekend and a lot of whistle.
Canberra is not the most exciting of places.
It will take a good couple of months to find out whether this was the start of something special or a false dawn.