Change is the new normal.
Taieri junior rugby club and Taieri College have formalised a relationship which will see year nine and 10 pupils play for the club instead of the school.
Experienced Pirates and Otago Spirit player Kilisitina Moata’ane and Green Island and Otago second five Ray Nu’u have taken top honours in club rugby awards.
The Otago Whalers will kick off their South Island Championship campaign against the Southland Rams today and the squad features plenty of familiar names for those who follow the other code.
A Dunedin rugby coach is "disgusted" a 10-year-old boy had to lie on a cold wet rugby field with a suspected neck injury for 90 minutes on Saturday, waiting for an ambulance to arrive.
Otago Country’s representative season starts with a game against Southland Country at the University Oval today.
The Otago Spirit could be a lot more threatening with just a bit more belief, coach Scott Manson says.
Club rugby is done for another season but the NPC gets under way tomorrow. Sports writer Adrian Seconi starts the countdown with a chat to Southland Stags coach Dale MacLeod.
Clutha Valley produced yet another second-half comeback to lift the Otago Countrywide Shield for the first time.
Taieri first-five Cameron Millar drilled six penalties to help seal a 21-17 win against Green Island in the Dunedin premier club final at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Dunedin scored two late tries to seal a 30-15 victory against Kaikorai in the premier 2 final at Forsyth Barr Stadium this afternoon.
From valiant to victorious — the Otago Spirit’s quest for a breakthrough win in the top tier of the Farah Palmer Cup resumes in Pukekohe tomorrow.
Join us live for the premier final between Green Island and Taieri at Forsyth Barr Stadium from 3pm this afternoon.
The Countrywide final at Clydevale this weekend will feature two of the more dominant sides in Otago Country rugby for the past few seasons, Clutha Valley and Cromwell.