A South Otago rugby player has been banned from the sport for life for punching a referee — but his victim says he forgives the player.
Green Island co-coaches Dean Moeahu and Erik Vaafusuaga will return for another tilt at the premier title.
Powerful Green Island No8 Dylan Nel barged his way forward all season and has collected the Otago Daily Times premier player of the year award for his troubles.
The club season was a tightly contested competition at the top. But are the cracks are beginning to widen? Club rugby writer Adrian Seconi looks at the issues from both sides.
For a moment, it seemed the final may have to be decided by the number of boundaries hit or something silly like that.
University prop Angus Williams scored a try in the final minute of the match to seal a dramatic 38-31 win at Forsyth Barr Stadium this afternoon.
Join us for a live stream of the men's Dunedin premier rugby final between Taieri and University. Kick off at 4.15pm
Paul Dwyer talks to the coaches of University and Taieri ahead of their clash in the Dunedin premier rugby final at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.
There was little in either game as University and Taieri progressed to the club final at Forsyth Barr Stadium this Saturday.
University and Taieri will clash in next Saturday's club final after both sides recorded 10-8 victories in tight semifinals today.
Harbour and Green Island will go in as underdogs in their club semifinals tomorrow but the two sides are far from parading the white flag.