Nigel Walsh hopes to turn Lochore Cup success into Meads Cup glory when he takes over as coach of the North Otago rugby team next year.
North Otago registered its first win in Ashburton against Mid Canterbury since 2006 when the fourth-ranked team beat the top qualifier, 36-24, in a Lochore Cup semifinal at the Ashburton...
North Otago is looking to stay positive heading into its Lochore Cup semifinal against Mid Canterbury in Ashburton this afternoon.
West Coast scored more than a point a minute in the opening 40 minutes and then hung on to beat North Otago 54-42 in Greymouth on Saturday.
South Canterbury — like a troop of Roman centurions — came, saw and conquered North Otago 44-16 in commanding fashion to retain its second place in Heartland rugby and almost certainly end...
The Phil Gard Memorial trophy will be at stake, as well as competition points, when North Otago and South Canterbury meet in the seventh round of the Heartland competition in Oamaru today.
In a low scoring game played in wet conditions overhead but on a good surface, North Otago and King Country fought out, often literally, a 4-4 draw.
North Otago will field a full strength-team against Wairarapa-Bush in a crucial Heartland match in Oamaru this afternoon.
Otago Country has finished its season with a disappointing 36-14 loss to Canterbury Country in Christchurch.
North Otago piled on 40 points in the second half against East Coast to race away to a 48-8 win in Ruatoria on Saturday that sent it into the top four.
Otago Country has notched its first win with a hard-fought 24-22 victory against Southland Country in Omakau.
North Otago has made changes to its team for the game under the roof this afternoon.
North Otago, despite some muddling tactical decisions, survived against the odds it created itself and was somehow rewarded by the rugby gods with a bonus-point 30-22 victory over Thames Valley at...
Otago Country was beaten 45-10 by Southland B in a game played in Invercargill on Friday night.
North Otago coaches Barry Stevens and Nigel Walsh have made just one change to the side which lost narrowly to Mid Canterbury as the side looks to get into the win column.
Both Otago B and Otago under-19 have crunch games under the roof in Dunedin today.
Otago Country was battered by Canterbury Maori 68-18 in a bruising encounter in Christchurch at the weekend.
North Otago frittered away a 16-0 lead to lose 40-32 to Mid Canterbury in its opening Heartland Rugby match at the Ashburton Showgrounds on Saturday.
The Otago Spirit began and finished well but it all came unstuck during the time between.
The Clutha Steamers have sewn up back to back countrywide titles with a convincing 58-24 win over the Cromwell Goats in Balclutha.