Taieri won the first round of the club competition in style with a 50-20 win over Zingari-Richmond today.
A few more measly bonus points and Green Island would be ensconced in the top four.
Southern used its muscle to secure a 29-25 win against University.
Southern stuck to a predictable but ultimately successful game plan to beat University while Harbour stacked more than 40 points on Dunedin.
Paul Dwyer gives the lowdown on everything club rugby in his weekly column Kick for Touch.
Southern has been living a charmed existence for the past two weeks.
Kaikorai is back in contention for the top four with a surprise 37-24 win against the previously unbeaten Taieri.
There was drama at Miller Park with Green Island securing a tense 20-19 win against Alhambra-Union.
The All Blacks are top of the pile, the Highlanders are flying high and the Black Ferns can do no wrong. But down below that top level, things aren't all rosy.
Rob Wells will be just as tense today as he has been at any other stage during his career.
Paul Dwyer gives the low down on Dunedin Club Rugby in his weekly column, Kick For Touch.
Green Island will roll back the years and play in a strip resembling the jersey worn during the 1970s when the club won three titles.
Whistle-blowers are in short supply again.
Taieri remains the only unbeaten side in the Dunedin premier club competition after it prevailed 25-8 in a top-of-the-table match against University.
After giving the team a bit of grief lately in his column Otago Daily Times rugby columnist Paul Dwyer visited the West Taieri club to mend a few bridges and see what makes the club tick.
Taieri prevailed 25-8 in a top-of-the-table match with University at Peter Johnstone Park this afternoon.
Taieri coach Phil Young was keen to play down his side's prospects early last month.
Paul Dwyer has been beating the drum since the season started that we are in crisis over numbers, especially at colts level, so what is the solution?
Alhambra-Union gained its first win of the season when it beat Kaikorai at Bishopscourt on Saturday afternoon.
Alhambra Union gained its first win of the season when it beat Kaikorai at Bishopscourt this afternoon.