Sometimes things are just meant to be.
To accommodate the opening day of duck shooting, the two premier divisions of the Southland club competition played games midweek, while the division one and two grades had the week off altogether.
In the early 1950s, primary school-age players were introduced in North Otago to Junior Advisory Board rugby in order to cater for the growing number of boys of that age wanting to play organised...
The opening day of duck-shooting once again takes priority over Southland club competitions this year.
The shock defeat of Arrowtown by winless Maniototo and the emergence of players from France and Namibia made for a fascinating weekend of action in the Central Otago premier club rugby competition.
Valley extended its winning streak to five in Citizens Shield rugby with a convincing 38-19 win over Maheno at Weston Park.
The two unbeaten sides will face each other in Balclutha tomorrow as the battle to get top spot goes on the line in the Southern regional club competition.
Southern will get a good measure of where it is at when it faces Green Island at Bathgate Park tomorrow.
And now for something completely different on the Central Otago rugby scene - one Cromwell team, the Goats, takes on another from the town, the Cavaliers, in tomorrow's feature contest.
When Blues fullback Michael Collins missed selection in the squad for Saturday night's game against the Highlanders in Dunedin, he contacted Wakatipu club officials to let them know he was...