Kaikorai had more ball, more territory, showed more ambition and was more enterprising.
University has made a winning start to the club rugby season with a 41-25 win against Kaikorai at Forsyth Barr Stadium tonight.
Life was something Peter Mirrielees managed to squeeze into his rugby schedule.
The smell of the crowd, the roar of the liniment - real rugby is back.
It’s almost time to put away the whites and strap on the boots. The ODT club rugby writers looks at the prospects of the nine teams in the Dunedin premier club competition.
Former Highlander Ryan Nicholas has popped back up in Dunedin after spending 13 years living and playing rugby in Japan.
Most clubs support the changes brought into the premier club competition although there are concerns the finals may be weakened.
The Dunedin premier club competition will start in March and finish in August but the Otago-contracted players will not play at the business end of the season.
An overhaul is under way to the rules which allow clubs to have a team in the Dunedin premier club competition.
Green Island maintained its place at the top table in Dunedin club rugby but had to fight for it.
Green Island has defeated West Taieri 37-17 in the promotion-relegation game at Forsyth Barr Stadium to hold on to its premier status.
It does not happen often these days but a genuine curtain-raiser will be played before tonight's game between Otago and Auckland.
West Taieri is heading for the theatre under the roof.
West Taieri Rugby Football Club will make a bold bid for promotion to the premier grade next month.
For the third year in a row, a loose forward has won Dunedin club rugby’s player of the year award.
Mackenzie Haugh was preparing to watch most of the game from the sidelines.
Harbour captain Charles Elton knows exactly when the premier final slipped away.
Southern has beaten Harbour to claim its first premier banner since 2007 and the Magpies have a diminutive winger to thank for it.
Week 17 Club Rugby Picks results from the Final round of the Dunedin Premier Club Rugby Competition played on the 29th of July SOUTHERN vs HARBOUR ...
Southern and Harbour will not know themselves when they run out for the final at Forsyth Barr Stadium this afternoon.