Veteran hooker Liam Coltman was barely recognisable when he fronted for a Highlanders photo shoot at Cargill’s Castle.
Some Highlanders have been sanctioned recently for off-field antics gone awry. But they pale into comparison to what happened when England's James Haskell threw a party at the end of his stint with the Dunedin-based franchise.
As World Rugby’s new eligibility rules come into play, Jeff Cheshire looks at a team of players who could return to Pacific Island nations in the coming years.
Australia has been given an effective green light to stage the 2027 men's Rugby World Cup after being listed by the governing body as the "preferred candidate" to host the global tournament.
As the All Blacks return home after 13 weeks on the road, Jeff Cheshire looks back at their 2021 campaign.
The Highlanders have had the luxury of rolling the dice on a handful of new players for the inaugural Super Rugby Pacific competition.
As the provincial rugby season finally comes to an end, Jeff Cheshire looks back at how Otago’s campaign went.
France survived a brief yet brutal meltdown to claim their first victory against the All Blacks since their 2009 win in Dunedin as they beat the All Blacks 40-25 in their last autumn test.
England's Marcus Smith landed a last-minute penalty to snatch a 27-26 win over South Africa as the hosts looked full of early promise but were hauled back by the battling Springboks in the teams' first meeting since the 2019 World Cup final.
Wales' Rhys Priestland kicked a penalty after the hooter as the hosts poured more misery on Australia with a 29-28 victory at the Principality Stadium following an early red card for visiting number eight Rob Valetini.