Otago will look to the engine room to wrestle control against Canterbury during an under-19 match at the University of Otago Oval today.
The Mitre 10 Cup will kick off tomorrow night when North Harbour takes on Northland. For the next two months, provinces will do battle. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn takes a look at the competition and who will come out on top.
A Riverton teenager has emerged as a rising star of Southland rugby as she prepares for this year’s Farah Palmer Cup.
Southland's fringe Stags players got a confidence boost yesterday with the Spartans’ 44-38 victory over the Otago Sassenachs at Rugby Park in Invercargill.
The Otago Whalers will be looking to build on the success of last season during which the team became the South Island Premiers and fell just short of the big show.
Eastern has again highlighted its strength in Southland rugby circles with a commanding showing in a sub-union tournament on Saturday.
The Clutha Steamers have done it again. They won the Otago Countrywide final for the fourth year in a row with a hard-fought, last-minute 31-28 victory over Upper Clutha in Balclutha.
Through mud, sweat and torrential rain Wyndham hung on in the dying minutes to win its first rugby final on home soil.
Southland burst into life in the last 20 minutes to beat a North Otago XV 34-7 in a pre-season rugby clash in Oamaru today.
First five-eighth Mitch Taylor has an opportunity to showcase his skills when he starts for the Southland Stags in their first preseason game against a North Otago XV in Oamaru today.
Casey Robertson will be provided with another opportunity to add to her impressive rugby CV tomorrow.
The final of the Central Otago premier competition at the Wanaka Showgrounds tomorrow is between neighbours Upper Clutha and Cromwell which won their respective semifinals last week by the same 8-6...
The Southern Region competition comes to an end this weekend and it is the final everyone had expected.
Wyndham has advanced to Southland’s division one club final on the back of a drama-fuelled 20-18 semifinal victory over neighbour Edendale on Saturday.